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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have two 55-gallon barrels and some bottled water, but just a few minutes ago my huband and I were talking. He is concerned since much of our food needs water for cooking, that we should add another barrel. I have seen people on SB mention the IBC water totes that hold 275 gallons. I don't...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is there any reason i should not use 55 gal. drums to store fuel? been locking for something other than 5 gal cans and dont want to spend $1000s for a bulk tank. are there any precautions i should take to vent/prevent fire ect?
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Space is limited in our garage and I would prefer for our neighbors who stop by and frequent the garage with my husband to not see our 55 gallon water barrells. I don't have them yet, but am planning ahead. Would it be possible to fill them, push them over, and roll to store under the deck...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A couple of quick questions about gasoline storage (not diesel). I have a couple of 55 gallon drums to use for gasoline storage. They are metal and are in a shed, protected from sunlight. The question is about ventilation. I have heard some people say that I need to put a vent on the drum...
  5. Urban Survival
    has anyone built or used a 55 drum barrel stove from a kit ?single or double barrel? whats the advantage to the 2 barrel stove? are they safe?
  6. 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...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am just now starting food storage for my family. It gets expensive quick so I am looking at cutting costs as well as saving space in my home. My question is: Why does everyone use the small 5 or 6 gallon buckets to store wheat instead of the 55 gallon drums? My newbie uneducated thoughts...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    We want to start filling up 5gal cans of gas and storing them. Primarily so we can evacuate if need be without having to deal with gas lines/shortages- we can just get the heck outta dodge, iykim. Does gas go bad? Is there a certain way it should be stored? I don't really want 50 gallons of gas...
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