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  1. Food and water
    So i ordered a plastic 55 gallon drum to store water in and it said on the instructions that it is rated for 200lbs does that mean i should only put 200lbs of water in it? Cause 55 gallons of water would be about 400lbs. Any help would be appreciated
  2. Florida
    First Post in the new Florida section. Wahoooo! One of the things I've never seen many sources for here in Florida are large capacity food grade storage containers like IBC Totes and 55 gallon plastic barrels. The kind that you might use for rainwater collection or drinking water storage. So...
  3. Urban Survival
    I read some things about raising catfish in a barrel. I would like to know has anyone in the Midwest had success with doing this? Is there any precautions I should take that is not mentioned in the survival file. Also where should I buy the live catfish to start the process, and the earthworms.
  4. DIY - Do It Yourself
    So I was visiting my great uncle the other day and he was got quite a nice pad, a modern cabin with a loft. But something he uses to heat his cabin is a wood stove, looking at it and the chimney I figured I could do this with some measuring, cutting, bending and welding using nothing but 55...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I did a little search on the boards but I had a couple questions about barrels. Long story short, I saw a deal from a recycling company and had 4x55gal blue plastic barrels delivered today. The barrels are used but in great shape. The guy I bought them from said that they were used previously...
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