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ISO - 5 Gallon Food safe Buckets/Pales

morgasm Mar 13, 2013 08:01 PM

I know. Very lame topic, but I can't seem to find these anywhere. Got any ideas for me, preferably downtown but any recommendation would be much appreciated. Thanks!

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    sbug206 RE: morgasm Mar 13, 2013 09:44 PM


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      morgasm RE: sbug206 Mar 13, 2013 09:54 PM

      Unfortunately I already have the sealing lids and only need the buckets. Should have gone with your suggestion in the first place. Thanks

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      Etobs_Finest RE: morgasm Mar 13, 2013 10:09 PM

      Tap Phong on Spadina. Picked up a 5 gallon bucket before Xmas for brining a turkey. They carry various sizes as well.

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        JennaBean RE: Etobs_Finest Mar 14, 2013 06:46 AM

        Tap Phong should have what you're looking for but I suggest you bring a lid to make sure it is a proper fit/seal.

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          morgasm RE: Etobs_Finest Mar 14, 2013 09:02 AM

          Brilliant! Tap Phong makes sense. Thank you!

        2. Davwud RE: morgasm Mar 14, 2013 04:36 AM

          Maybe you wanna try a DIY wine place. IIRC a lot of them get their grape juice in these.


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            Strongbad789 RE: Davwud Mar 14, 2013 09:00 AM

            In the same vein, homebrew supply stores sell such buckets.

          2. earthygoat RE: morgasm Mar 14, 2013 06:18 AM

            Many bulk stores sell buckets of various sizes. I'm near Peterborough and the Bulk Barn and independent places sell them. The Main Ingredient actually donates bucket proceeds to charity :)

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              ylsf RE: morgasm Mar 14, 2013 08:34 AM

              I looked into this before as I was doing some "pail" /container garderning. At the time I found a site that listed the different "recycling numbers" and it said that one of them indicated that it was safe for food. I found that event a Home Depot pail was "safe for food"... but, that might be different then "food grade". Those Costco pails look awesome too bad they are pricey.

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                morgasm RE: ylsf Mar 14, 2013 09:01 AM

                lol PAIL, thank you lol

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                  ylsf RE: morgasm Mar 14, 2013 10:36 AM

                  ha, believe it or not I wasn't even trying to correct you :)

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                LexiFirefly RE: morgasm Mar 14, 2013 08:54 AM

                Do you have a restaurant that you frequent as a regular? Like one near your home where they know your name, most restaurants have more than a few lying around.

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