I've read where people are using them without an issue. My LHBS was adamant against it. They also have a few other strong feelings about some things that go against the general consensus... so, of course being a noob, I'm still a bit unsure.
So how about this question...
Has anybody ever had a problem using the 6.5 gal ported Pale Ale bucket as a primary?
Kemp's Ridley Brewing Company
Primary I: Barley Wine Divine #6 attempt
Primary II: Saint Arnold's Elissa Clone
3 Gal BB: Ed Wort's Apfelwein
Next up: .....
Bottled: Wing and a Prayer IPA, AHS Blue Moon, Centennial Blond, Yoopers Dogfish 60 Clone, Texas Wheat, SN Celebration Ale clone, Ed's Haus Pale Ale, 6 variations of Apfelwein