3 gal water bottles....

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The local grocery store has 3 gal bottles for $8...Is it OK to use these for primary and secondary..?. Thanks
 

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Flip it over and see what number is in the triangle. 1 is good. 2 is ok. 7 is bad.
 

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Look at the recycle code on the bottom. Better bottles are made from #1. Buckets are made from #2. Some 3 gallon bottles are #1. Others are #7 (other).

Opinions are all over the map, but nobody makes a product to ferment or store alcohol in #7. There are many debate threads if you want to see the heated arguments for/against using #7 fermenters. Buckets can be had for about that cost FWIW.
 
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thanks for the quick reply...As you said...Better Bottles 1...Buckets 2...I'll check the number before I buy any...:rockin:
 
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