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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. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello everyone, I just purchased a 55 gallon barrel to add to my current water supply, just had a question for those that already use these. I am using public water that is treated, I have done some research and people still generally add bleach to this type of water for long term storage. My...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    We have had very high winds lately and all kinds of stuff is blowing around (including our gas grill, which blew right over despite the fact that it weighs about 85 pounds without the propane). As I drove along the river road, I spotted a blue 55-gallon plastic barrel in the ditch. It musta...
  4. DIY - Do It Yourself
    55 Gal Drum Stove design http://fastonline.org/CD3WD_40/JF/JF_OTHER/BIG/Oil%20drum%20stove%20for%20cooking%20and%20water-heating%20-%20Ken%20Kern.pdf http://docs.zetatalk.com/Gasifiers/Stoves/Two_Barrel_Wood_Gasification_Stove_2008.pdf Cabela’s Do-it-yourself kit - Make a 55 Gal Barrel Stove...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I've been wanting one for my shop. Anybody have one? The metal on a 55 gal drum does not seem very thick. Do you line it with fire brick?
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