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Old 10-25-2013, 11:09 PM   #1
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Hey fellow brewers,

New to the site, scanned alot and figured i would sign up. A homebrew buddy of mine and i were thinking. We want to start buying grain in bulk, but storage..... what to do.

Anyone use/tried some of these style vacuum bags?



Link to Storage Bage

i know they are for cloths but i would think the princable is the same if i was to use my food saver, just would be able to hold ALOT more,

Just wondering thoughts
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If you really get into bulk, those won't be big enough. You'll know what I mean when you know what I mean.

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Hey fellow brewers,

New to the site, scanned alot and figured i would sign up. A homebrew buddy of mine and i were thinking. We want to start buying grain in bulk, but storage..... what to do.

Anyone use/tried some of these style vacuum bags?



Link to Storage Bage

i know they are for cloths but i would think the princable is the same if i was to use my food saver, just would be able to hold ALOT more,

Just wondering thoughts
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Just keep it dry and cool, and sealed from mice and you are good.
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Get some food-grade 5-gallon buckets and buy Gamma Seal lids for them. Keeps your grain sealed up airtight and keeps the critters out.
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If you've got money burning a hole in your pocket, then I'd suggest investing in some Curtec drums.
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Get some food-grade 5-gallon buckets and buy Gamma Seal lids for them. Keeps your grain sealed up airtight and keeps the critters out.
Thoes lids are boss! I didnt know they made them

Thanks for the ideas everyone
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Thoes lids are boss! I didnt know they made them

Thanks for the ideas everyone
Just FYI - You can also pick up Gamma Lids at Home Depot of Lowes for about $7 (and I agree, they ARE the boss ).
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