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Old 12-15-2007, 02:50 AM   #1
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I have a ton of 4gallon food grade plastic buckets, and I would like to make use of them for smaller batches. I need to drill the lids though, and was wondering if anyone knows what size bit I'd want to use for common stoppers?


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Old 12-15-2007, 02:54 AM   #2

I use a 1.25" holesaw for my 6.5 bungs. The bung sits about 0.25" proud of the lid so you don't have much worry of accidentally pushing it through.
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Old 12-15-2007, 02:59 AM   #3
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Awesome. Thanks Brad
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