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Old 07-18-2006, 05:28 PM   #11
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Im going to use mine for bottling, since I didn't buy the bottling device .
Only problem is that at 5 gallons, you'd better have a good setup! I usually put my bottling bucket on the ground, then rack from the Tower of Fermentation, then carry that bucket upstairs to prepare to bottle (it nicely distributes the priming sugar). My bucketis 6.5 gallons though, so I have plenty of "slosh" room. At 5 gallons, you're going to spill if you move it so you'd better be able to rack to the bucket, then from bucket to bottle without moving the bucket.

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Old 07-19-2006, 09:02 PM   #12
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without the spigot, they would make nice bulk grain storage containers.


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Old 07-20-2006, 07:03 AM   #13
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FYI, all three of my "name brand" brew buckets are HDPE #2 plastic... no problems with them. Dont be too worried about oxygen contamination through the plastic...

These buckets will make decent secondaries and great bottling buckets.
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Old 07-20-2006, 03:08 PM   #14
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You can fit a variety of tubing to the spigot too. I have one of these on my boiler.

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Old 07-20-2006, 04:31 PM   #15
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You can fit a variety of tubing to the spigot too. I have one of these on my boiler.

Thank you for the photo, i also noticed that my mr. beer brewing kit was a number 5 in the recycling thing and the beer actually isnt bad, who is interested, i have tons of these buckets and i will sell them rather cheaply, idk how much shippiung would be though.


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