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Old 04-27-2009, 06:41 PM   #1
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I am looking for containers for handling 10lbs of grain or less...
Does anyone know how much grain will fit in a 2 gal bucket...? Thanks

 
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Old 04-27-2009, 06:45 PM   #2
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About 2 gallons worth.

Seriously, though... I find that about 20-25# fit into a five-gallon bucket. I'd think that a 2-gallon bucket would likely fit 10#, or at least be very close to fitting.

 
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Old 04-27-2009, 06:46 PM   #3
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Around eight pounds, give or take.

 
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Old 04-27-2009, 06:48 PM   #4
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I have them in paper grocery bags rolled up and stored in a large tote...
They are hard to deal with and easy to spill grain...Thanks

 
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Old 04-27-2009, 07:10 PM   #5
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For comparison, I can get 5 pounds of grain into a 1 gallon ziplock bag. A two gallon bucket should take 10.
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Old 04-27-2009, 07:50 PM   #6
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I guess you were right ...as 10lbs fits in my new 2 gal buckets...Thanks

 
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Old 04-28-2009, 04:00 AM   #7
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goto your local Kroger, Giant Eagle or whatever grocery store. Ask at the bakery counter for any used icing buckets. They may not have some but wait for the weekend when all the little buggers have birthday cakes. Clean out the buckets and blamo instant food safe grain bucket with lid
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Old 04-28-2009, 09:54 AM   #8
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That sounds better than the $65 I spent for (!0) 2 gal food grade buckets w lids....Thanks...

 
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