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IRIS Airtight Storage Container, 47 Quarts w/casters [~58 lbs+ Grain Storage]…. $17.19 + free prime ship + a deal on bulk grain

IRIS Airtight Pet Food Container, Navy/Pearl

IRIS Airtight Storage Container.  Translucent body means you can see what’s inside.  BPA free material.  Lid features airtight seals.  Casters so you can move as needed.

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  • Airtight pet food container is the ideal solution for storing dog or cat food, other pet food, and more
  • Pet food bins have airtight seals and snap lock latches to keep out moisture and pests for secure Dry food storage
  • Slim plastic container design fits into tight spaces
  • Boa free rolling storage bins come with casters for easy mobility
  • Dimensions: 18. 13″L x 10. 63″W x 21. 88″H

Meet the IRIS airtight pet food container with casters designed with your pet in mind. This 47 quart sealed storage container with lid is perfect for storing dog food, cat food, or any other pet food you wish to store. The plastic airtight food storage container features a foam seal and snap lock latches to keep contents fresh and pests out. Designed as pet food bins, These BPA free rolling storage bins offer many other uses as well, such as leash and toy storage, pellet storage, grain storage, bird seed storage, cat litter storage, or even as a Charcoal container. This Iris airtight pet food container with casters is translucent, versatile, functional, and the casters allow for easy mobility in any area of the house. Made in the USA.


 

As of this posting, this is showing a stated capacity of 47 quarts.  47 quarts = 11.75 gallons.  My rule of thumb for grain storage for unmiled malt is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 58.75 lbs of grain.  That’s a rough estimate, actual storage capacity will vary.

1/28/20 2 AM Central: This is selling for just $17.19.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

IRIS Airtight Pet Food Container, Navy/Pearl – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Get a Deal on Bulk Malt via MoreBeer:  Viking 2-Row Pale Ale Malt – or Viking Pilsner Malt – both selling for $7.99/10 lbs, unmilled.  5 x $7.99 = $39.95 for 50 lbs of grain.  Shipping is free with a qualifying $59 orderCheck product links for current price & availability.

Also: All Grain Tips & Gear Resrouce Page | Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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48 x Pint Deli Containers + Lids [Yeast Cake, Yeast Rehydration, General Storage & More] – $11.20… 23 cents each + free prime ship

Deli Food Storage Containers with Lids, 16 Ounce (48 Count)

Deli Food Storage Containers with Lids, 16 Ounce (48 Count)

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • plastic
  • Made in USA
  • Package of 48 – 16 oz Deli Food Containers with tight sealing lids Clear Heavy Guage Polyethylene Plasic – Pint Size Microwaveable – Reuseable – Dishwasher Safe Dimensions:3″ Tall X 4.6″ Top X 3.3″ Diameter Base Commercial Restaurant Quality – Deli Takeout Container, Made in US
  • 48 sets of 16 ounce (pint-size) heavy duty plastic food containers & lids, clear container with Clear lid. It is Microwave safe,Dish washer safe, leak resistant air-tight locking lids.Great for restaurant take out ,home food storage and party, picnic Etc
  • Ideal for storing baby food, dressings, sauces, fruit, salads, soups and healthy snacks. Great picnic and camping containers
  • No problem heating them up. No problem freezing them either. Our round plastic containers with lids are build to withstand the microwave as well as the freezer. Dishwasher safe as well (top rack)
  • Deli containers are great for all of your food storage needs. Tight fitting lids will not allow spills or drips.

 

Possible homebrew-related uses – yeast cake storage, store smaller amounts of ingredients, yeast rehydration, storing and organizing smaller parts and pieces around your homebrewery and general storage.  Non-brewing related bonus… these type of containers are great for giving food-stuffs away as they are economical enough that you don’t need to worry about getting your container back.

1/28/20 12 AM Central: These are selling for just $11.20. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

Deli Food Storage Containers with Lids, 16 Ounce (48 Count) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


There are many offerings for these types of containers and they can change quickly.  Search Amazon for “deli containers” to see what’s out there.  Some things to look for – food safe materials, microwave safe and tight fitting lids.

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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

10 Container/20 Piece Storage Set [General Storage, Grain & DME] – $27.19 on Lightning Deals

Shazo Food Storage Containers 20-Piece Set (10 Container Set) - Airtight Dry Food with Innovative Dual Utility Interchangeable Lid, FREE 14 pc Measuring Cups/Spoons, One Lid Fits All, Freezer Safe

Shazo Food Storage Containers 20-Piece Set (10 Container Set) – Airtight Dry Food with Innovative Dual Utility Interchangeable Lid, FREE 14 pc Measuring Cups/Spoons, One Lid Fits All, Freezer Safe

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  • KEEP PANTRY STAPLES ORGANIZED – With Easy to Handle Shazo 10 Container Set. With Our Innovative Design Shazo Container Set Is The Perfectly Designed Plastic Food Storage Container Solution For Keeping Food Fresh and Dry. Also Great Use For Crafts, Sewing, Office Supplies, Garage And More.
  • 100% FDA APPROVED BPA-FREE, ABS & SAN PLASTIC CLEAR CONTAINER WITH GRADUATION MARKS – 100% FDA Approved Food Grade. Shazo Clear Containers Make Identifying and Locating Content Easy. Graduation Marks on Each Container Make Measuring Easy Taking The Guess Game out of Your Life. Measurements in Liters.
  • INNOVATIVE DUAL UTILITY INTERCHANGEABLE LIDS – Our Patent Pending Unique Dual Utility Lids Mechanism make it easy to pour things with ease, no more spilling by accident!. Shazo Lids are Interchangeable Which Means you Do Not Have to Worry About Matching Lids to Containers After each Wash, One Lid Fits All Containers.
  • SPACE SAVER, SLIM, AIRTIGHT, MODULAR DESIGN, DISHWASHER SAFE – Remove those bags and boxes of pasta, cookies, chips, baking supplies, etc. and put your ingredients into Modular Shazo Containers whose space efficient design maximizes shelf space. Lids Snap Tight for a Secure Airtight Seal to Help Keep Items Fresh. A comfortable grip allows for easy handling and graduation marks make measuring easy! NOT tall, perfect for smaller space storage (please refer to image with dimensions)
  • ULTIMATE MEASURING CUP & SPOON SET INCLUDED – Our 14-piece Ultimate Measuring Set included with your purchase is the all-inclusive measuring collection for all of your baking and kitchen needs. The 10 measuring spoons include ½ tsp, 1 tsp, ¼ tbsp, ½ tbsp, 1 tbsp and 15ML, 7.5ML, 5ML, 2.5ML, 1ML and the four measuring cups include ¼, ⅓, ½ and 1 cups. Labels and Maker included !

 

Use for grain, DME storage and more.

1/27/20 5:45 PM Central: This is set to be discounted as an Amazon Lightning Deal starting at about 5:50 PM Central for Prime Members and 30 minutes later for all. Shipping to many US addresses should also be free. Some items are available in multiple variations, check each for Lightning Deal eligibility and pricing. Things Can Change… Product promotions and availability are subject to change. Lightning Deals can sell out quickly. They can also be changed or canceled prior to set publication times.  Lightning Deals are limited time and quantity deals. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Note: This is set to end at about 11:50 PM Central on 1/27 or while supplies last.

Shazo Food Storage Containers 20-Piece Set (10 Container Set) – Airtight Dry Food with Innovative Dual Utility Interchangeable Lid, FREE 14 pc Measuring Cups/Spoons, One Lid Fits All, Freezer Safe


Also: Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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3 Piece STAINLESS STEEL Bucket Set – Bayou Classic 4888, Up to 6.5 Gallon – $26.30, best price + free shipping

Bayou Classic 4888 3-Piece Stainless Steel Beverage Bucket

Bayou Classic 4888 3-Piece Stainless Steel Beverage Bucket


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • 3-Pc beverage bucket set
  • 2. 5-Gal bucket
  • 3. 5-Gal bucket
  • 6. 5-Gal bucket
  • Chill and serve your favorite beverages in style
  • Perfect party accessory sturdy Bail handle

I think these are generally intended to ice down beverages, but could also be used as general use buckets.

1/27/20 1 PM Central: These have dropped to just $26.30.  That’s the best historical direct fromy Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Bayou Classic 4888 3-Piece Stainless Steel Beverage Bucket – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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SIX x 5 Gallon Food Grade, Heavy Duty 90 mil Buckets+Lids [fermenters, grain storage & more] – $49.99, $8.33 per set + free shipping

5 Gallon White Bucket & Lid - Set of 6 - Durable 90 Mil All Purpose Pail - Food Grade - Contains No BPA Plastic (5 Gal. w/Lids - 6pk)

5 Gallon White Bucket & Lid – Set of 6 – Durable 90 Mil All Purpose Pail – Food Grade – Contains No BPA Plastic (5 Gal. w/Lids – 6pk)


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Set of 6 – 5 Gallons in Volume – Food Grade HDPE Plastic – BPA Free
  • 90 Mils Thickness (.09 inches) – 14.5″ Height, 12″ Diameter
  • Metal Handle with Plastic Grip – Lid included
  • All Purpose – Heavy Duty
  • Made in USA

Potential uses: Convert to fermenters (search Amazon for food grade grommets) and for grain storage.  My general rule of thumb for unmilled grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate, these would each hold 25 lbs of grain.  That’s an estimate, actual capacity will vary.  Additional uses could include – assist with cleaning and sanitizing items and generally lugging stuff around.

1/25/20 3 PM Central: These have dropped to just $49.99.  That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

5 Gallon White Bucket & Lid – Set of 6 – Durable 90 Mil All Purpose Pail – Food Grade – Contains No BPA Plastic (5 Gal. w/Lids – 6pk) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also Consider: The Gamma Seal Lid – Gamma Seal Lids have an outer ring (that typically stays installed) along with a center section that spins on and off.  It’s airtight and easy to open and close.

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Grain ProKeeper Storage Container Progressive Prepworks + Scoop – $10.93 + free prime ship, save 39%

Progressive Prepworks Grain ProKeeper Storage Container, Clear

Progressive Prepworks Grain ProKeeper Storage Container, Clear

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  • GRAIN STORAGE CONTAINER: This dishwasher safe grain storage container features a silicone seal that keeps rice, beans, quinoa, oatmeal & other grains fresh longer. It can hold up to 2.5 quarts.
  • FUNCTIONAL DESIGN: This container has a hinged lid that flips back for a better fit in the dishwasher, a wide opening for easy use, & measurement markings that show remaining amount. Includes scoop.
  • MEAL PREP MADE EASY: Our food storage containers enhance the convenience of everyday meal preparation for the busy home cook. We offer airtight, secure storage canisters for all your kitchen needs.
  • STYLISH DESIGN & SOLID FUNCTIONALITY: Our philosophy is simple—offer stylish designs with no-nonsense functionality. We understand the kitchen is the heart of the home, where family & friends connect.
  • INNOVATING KITCHEN ESSENTIALS: We boast over 40 years of innovating kitchen products & housewares with unique gadgets & tools for food preparation plus thoughtfully designed food storage containers.

 

Use for grain, DME storage and more.

 

1/22/20 11 PM Central: This is on sale for $10.93.  That’s a 39% discount from list and the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

Progressive Prepworks Grain ProKeeper Storage Container, Clear – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also: Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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Nalgene 4 Oz HDPE Wide Mouth Round Container – $1.99 + free prime ship

Nalgene HDPE Wide Mouth Round Container

4 oz Nalgene HDPE Wide Mouth Round Container


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • BPA free, made using the finest plastics and metals
  • Great for use in both outdoor and indoor activities
  • Great look and innovative carrying solutions for your liquids
  • Made of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), a reliable and durable plastic.
  • Translucent white with white covers.
  • Jars are not recommended for liquid storage.

Possible homebrew uses include: Refractometer and pH sample collection, portioning hops and other boil additions on brew day, yeast slurry storage and general small items storage and organization.

1/21/20 3 PM Central: These are selling for just $1.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Nalgene HDPE Wide Mouth Round Container – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

IRIS/Remington Airtight Container [42 to 68 lb Capacity Grain Storage]… $17.99 + a deal on grain

Remington Airtight Container by IRIS USA

Rated for 42 lbs of pet food.  Airtight.  Clear sides so you can see what’s inside.  Casters to help you move it around.

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Perfect for dry dog food, cat food, or bird seed; holds up to 45-lbs of dry pet food
  • Airtight seal keeps contents fresh and pests out
  • Built-in handle and stay-closed latch
  • Includes 4 free-wheeling casters for mobility and wide top access for easy scooping and cleaning
  • Dimensions: 13.6 W x 18.5 D x 20.75 H inches,
  • Made in USA

 

According to specs on the manufacturer’s website model SKU 296002 has a capacity of 55 quarts.  55 quarts = 13,75 gallons.  My rule of thumb for unmilled grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 68.75 lbs of grain.  That’s a rough estimate based on an assumed size,  Actual storage capacity will vary.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

1/21/20 11 AM Central: This has dropped to just $17.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

Remington Airtight Container by IRIS USA – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Get a Deal on Bulk Malt via MoreBeer:  Viking 2-Row Pale Ale Malt – or Viking Pilsner Malt – both selling for $7.99/10 lbs, unmilled.  5 x $7.99 = $39.95 for 50 lbs of grain.  Shipping is free with a qualifying $59 orderCheck product links for current price & availability.

Also: Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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TWO x Utility Bus Tubs [Brew Day & Beyond] – $22.49, $11.25 each + free prime ship

NUCU Artisan Utility Bus Box and Storage Bin with Handles, 2-Pack

NUCU Artisan Utility Bus Box and Storage Bin with Handles, 2-Pack

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Use these multi-purpose bins for cleanup, storage, and more in the kitchen and beyond.
  • Made in the USA from high-density polyethylene and made to handle temperatures from -30 to 180 degrees F, these bins are built with reinforced handles and stacking lugs to handle heavy loads.
  • Quickly multiply your carrying capacity for cleanup or storage with these bins that are easily stored under a table, in a closet, or in the trunk of your car.
  • Load the bins with dishes, sporting goods, items for donation, and more, stacking them when empty for efficient storage.
  • This set includes two tubs, each measuring 21.75 inches long, 15.5 inches wide, and 7 inches deep.
  • Wash the bins with warm water and detergent as needed. Dry with a soft cloth.
  • Whatever the recipe, put Artisan’s 100-plus years of exceptional experience to work for you.
  • Made from high-density polyethylene, these bins are perfect for transporting and storage.

 

I use two similar bus tubs [Note: Mine are a different model from a different manufacturer and different specs] on brew day and I find them invaluable.  I keep one below my March Pump setup.  It catches drips and also offers a place to store wet items such as stirring spoons, mash paddles, my mash stirring whisk and my equally invaluable 1 gallon pitchers.  I reserve the other tub for clean and dry items.  Having two of these helps me keep dry/clean and wet/dirty items separate and means less lugging stuff around on brew day.  See: Bus Tubs for Brew Day & Beyond – Save Time and Effort When You Homebrew

1/19/20 2 AM Central: These are selling for $22.49 or about $11.25 each.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

NUCU Artisan Utility Bus Box and Storage Bin with Handles, 2-Pack – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also: Rubbermaid Commercial Products FG335100BRN 7 1/8-Gallon Brown Undivided Bus/Utility Box

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IRIS Nesting 12.75 Quart Airtight Storage Container [Grain Storage] – $9.89 + free prime ship

10 lb Airtight Container by IRIS USA, Inc

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Airtight seal and snap lock latch keep out moisture, humidity, and pests
  • Tapered container makes it easy to scoop out pet food
  • Holds up to 10-lbs dog food, 8-lbs cat food, 15-lbs of bird seed or 18-lbs cat litter
  • Made in the USA with BPA-free material
  • Dimensions: 11.6″D x 9.1″W x 12.4″H and inside dimensions is 9.5 x 7.8 x 12.0 inches

 

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

As of this posting, Iris’ website shows this [item 300555] as 12.75 Quarts or 3.1 gallons. My rule of thumb on grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  With that estimate, this should hold about 15.5 lbs of unmilled grain.  That’s a rough estimate, actual capacity will vary.

1/15/20 6 AM Central: This is selling for $9.89. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

IRIS Airtight Pet Food Container, 10-Pound, Clear/Black – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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