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Old 12-30-2010, 10:17 PM   #1
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Hi all,

Just picked up one of these that I'll use for fermentation. It is food grade and is made to hold 90 lbs of dog food. I think it will work just fine to hold fermenting wort as well. I think that it will hold at least 12 gallons if not more. What do you think? $25 bucks. This is the same plastic vessel that AHBS and others sell for a lot more. The only drawback is the top is on an angle at the top.
Not sure if all Costco's will stock. these are made by a local san diego company so my thought is just here for now. They are on the Costco on Morena.

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Old 12-30-2010, 10:55 PM   #2
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I'm planning on picking some of those up, but I'll be using them for grain storage. Never thought of fermenting in there.
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Old 12-30-2010, 11:33 PM   #3
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Thanks for the tip! I know where I'll be tomorrow.

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Old 12-31-2010, 12:31 AM   #4
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i plan on getting a few for grain storage.
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Old 12-31-2010, 02:08 AM   #5
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I have always wanted to have some of these but the price (usually >$40) turned me off. Pricing them at $25 makes them much more attractive. How many pounds of grain does 90 lbs of dog food translate into?

This will be weighed against the $5 buckets with sealed lids that I use which hold 25lbs each. I can store a 55 lb bag of grain using 2 with the remainder in a ziplock bag for roughly $10. If the Vittle Vaults can hold 55+ lbs of grain then I might look into them. Montanaandy

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Old 12-31-2010, 05:26 PM   #6
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That's a good price for a Vittle Vault

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