10 Gallon Converted Mash Tun with stainless false bottom and built in thermometer via Wal-Mart.
10 Gallon Mash Tun
All Metal is 304 or 316 Stainless Steel
As of this posting, Wal-Mart has this for just $165.99. For some pricing clarity, check out this Mash Tun from MoreBeer – for comparison purposes, these aren’t identical. Shipping is also free to most US addresses. This is a great deal. Check the product page for current price and availability.
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SERIOUSLY TOUGH: Virtually Indestructible, Rotomolded Cooler Construction, Freeze Seal, Heavy Duty Latches, and Exterior UV Protection will keep your cooler looking great for decades to come. Cut the Annual Cooler Replacement out of your budget! Durable, roto-molded one-piece construction with UV-resistant exterior;
INSULATED: commercial grade insulation, Freezer Style gasket, and Ultra-Durable Rotomoled Construction keeps your Ice for Days on End.
FEATURES:26 quart internal storage capacity, lid gasket to ensure a perfect seal, Leakproof drain plug, 4 self draining cup holders, integrated measuring board on lid in inches. Stainless steel handle with comport grip, stainless steel locking plate & bottle opener;
SERIOUSLY COLD: 5 days ice keeper, at 26 Quarts this cooler boasts a phenomenal amount of interior room to keep items colder for longer.
5 Gallon Cooler by Igloo Products Corp. Features: UltraTherm insulation in body to keep beverage cold, Impact resistant plastic bottom, Reinforced handles for long product life, Pressure fit lid won’t trap dirt, 5 Gallon capacity
You could convert this to use as a mash tun for smaller batches (or for moderate gravity 5 gallon batches) or as an HLT, The seat top style lid (not screw on) is handy because it allows you to run a temperature probe under the lid if you so choose.
As of this posting, Adventures in Homebrewing is discounting their Black Series lineup of all grain gear including Mash Tuns and HLTs by 20%. These use black Igloo coolers. No coupon code is necessary. Check product pages for up to the minute price and availability.
As of this posting, Wal-Mart has Coleman 70 qt Xtreme Marine Cooler and 2 x 30 ounce double wall vacuum sealed tumblers from just $37.46. Order online to reserve yours and select free in store pickup to skip delivery charges. Check the site for up to the minute price and availability.