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IRIS Airtight Container [25 to 40 lb Capacity Grain Storage] – $15.99, volatile + free prime ship & A Deal on Grain

IRIS Airtight Container.  Rated for 25 lbs of pet food.  BPA free.  Airtight.  Clear sides so you can see what’s inside.  Casters to help you move it around.

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  • 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 25-lbs dog food, 22-lbs cat food, 40-lbs of bird seed or 55-lbs cat litter
  • Includes 4 wheels for easy mobility
  • Dimensions: 14.7″D x 13.75″W x 15.37″H (NO wheels)
  • Made in the USA with BPA-free material
  • The dimensions mentioned without (wheels)

 

According to specs on the manufacturer’s website model #MP-350/SKU 300570 has a capacity of 32.5 quarts.  32.5 quarts = 8.125 gallons.  My rule of thumb for unmilled grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 40.6 lbs of grain.  That’s a rough estimate based on an assumed size, actual storage capacity will vary.

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1/23/21 10 PM Central: This is selling for $15.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Pricing for this has been volatile the past couple times I’ve posted it… Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

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


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IRIS Airtight Storage Container [~55-80 lb+ Grain Capacity] – $27.13 + free shipping & Deal on Grain

IRIS Premium Airtight Pet Food Storage Containers

IRIS airtight storage container

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  • Premium airtight plastic food container features an airtight seal and snap lock latch to keep moisture, humidity and pests out.
  • Airtight storage bins are tapered so they’re easy to clean and scoop food from.
  • Airtight containers for food hold up to 55 pounds of dry dog food and 50 pounds of dry cat food.
  • BPA free rolling dry food storage bin includes casters for easy mobility.
  • Dimensions: 18.5 inches Lenght x 13.6 inches Width x 22.9 inches Height

 

Airtight seal, clear sides so you can see inside and wheels to help you move it around.

According to specs on the manufacture’s website model #NMP-XL has a capacity of 67 quarts.  67 quarts = 16.75 gallons.  My rule of thumb for unmilled grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 83.75 lbs of grain.  67 quarts should be able to easily hold a full 50 to 55 lb bag of grain. This is a rough estimate.  Actual capacity will vary.

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1/21/21 9:30 PM Central: This is selling for $27.13. Shipping is also free to many US addressesPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

IRIS Premium Airtight Pet Food Storage Containers – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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8 x 2.5L Airtight Containers – DME, Grain Storage & More – $24.77, $3.09 each + free prime ship

Cereal Container Food Storage Containers, Blingco Set of 8 (2.5L/84.55oz) Airtight Dry Food Storage Containers with Lids - BPA Free Plastic for Flour, Sugar, Cereal and Pantry Storage Containers

Cereal Container Food Storage Containers, Blingco Set of 8 (2.5L/84.55oz) Airtight Dry Food Storage Containers with Lids – BPA Free Plastic for Flour, Sugar, Cereal and Pantry Storage Containers

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  • 【PREMIUM QUALITY & CLEAR CONTAINER】: Cereal storage containers are made of BPA free durable plastic and shatterproof material can also guarantee the safety usage. The storage containers’s body is clear like glass but not as heavy as glass, you can quickly see what inside just at a glance. More convenient to find what you needed and replenish your supplier.
  • 【MULTI USE】: Includes 8 (2.5L/84.55oz–Length/width/height: 5.3inch/5.3inch/6.3inch) Airtight Containers Cereal Containers. Store your favorite foods safely into these efficient containers. Perfect for baking supplies, cereal, rice, sugar, flour, pasta, grain, snacks, coffee, tea, nuts.
  • 【SECURE SEALING 】: Protecting your food from air and water while keeping it fresh. The spill proof covers prevent sauces or dressings from spilling. Provides maximum freshness and prolonged food storage .
  • 【SPACE SAVING & CLASSIFIED STORAGE】: With a stackable and modular design take up less space and will easily fit into your cupboard or freezer which enables you to get the kitchen organized and frees up space in the pantry. These clear containers are also easy to clean, dishwasher safe!
  • 【SET INCLUDES】: 8 PCS airtight cereal storage containers with locking lids(2 red/2 blue/2 yellow/2 green), 20 pcs chalkboard labels and 1chalk marker. We are confident that you will LOVE this complete container set ! !

 

Use for grain, DME storage and more.

1/21/21 7 PM Central: This combo is selling for just $24.77. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Cereal Container Food Storage Containers, Blingco Set of 8 (2.5L/84.55oz) Airtight Dry Food Storage Containers with Lids – BPA Free Plastic for Flour, Sugar, Cereal and Pantry Storage Containers – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Van Ness 10 Pound Food Container [Grain Storage] – $6.99 + free prime ship

Van Ness 10-Pound Food Container with Fresh-Tite Seal (FC10)

Van Ness 10-Pound Food Container with Fresh-Tite Seal (FC10)

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  • Ideal for owners of small dog’s and cat’s who want to store 10-pounds of pet food
  • Fresh-tite seal ensures your pet’s food will stay fresh longer reducing spoilage due to pests and moisture
  • Made from united states food and drug administration approved plastic for food contact

 

1/16/21 2 PM Central: This is on sale for just $6.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Van Ness 10-Pound Food Container with Fresh-Tite Seal (FC10) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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6 x Gamma Seal Lids – Spin Off, Airtight Bucket Lids [Grain Storage] – $60, $10 each + free shipping

gamma seal lid

6 x Gamma Seal Lids

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  • Threaded adapter ting with O-ring snaps on 3.5-7 gallon standard bucket
  • Threaded lid with O-ring

– note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Gamma Seal Lids [Hands on Review] are a great upgrade to standard buckets.  You attach the base of the unit to the bucket and leave that intact.  The lid screws on and off easily.  No more prying lids off.  These are also airtight.  I use buckets with Gamma Seal Lids as my primary storage for bulk grain and recipe kits.

How much grain can you store in a 5 gallon bucket?  My rule of thumb for grain storage capacity is 5 lbs per gallon.  With that estimate a  50 lb sack of grain fits in (2) 5 gallon buckets.  That’s a rough estimate, actual storage capacity will vary.

Gamma Seal Lids are available in a variety of colors and quantity offerings – Search Gamma Seal Lids on Amazon to shop around

1/3/20 6 AM Central: These are selling for $60.  That figures to $10 per lid. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Gamma Seal Lid- 6 Pack – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Homebrew Storage Options! – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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IRIS Airtight Storage Container [16 Gallon, ~50 lbs+ Grain Storage]

IRIS Airtight Pet Food Container, 50-Pound, Clear/Black

IRIS Airtight Storage Container.  Translucent body means you can see what’s inside.  Wheels for easy transport.  BPA free.

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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 50-lbs dog food or 40-lbs cat food
  • Includes 4 wheels for easy mobility
  • Dimensions: 18.7 inch D x 15.7 inch W x 21.4 inch H, Inside: 16.5 x 13.5 x 18.75 Inches
  • Made in the USA with BPA-free material

 

This has a 50 lb rating.  That rating is for pet food.  This is model #300585.  According to the manufacturer’s specs for this model number this has a capacity of 65 quarts.  My rule of thumb for unmilled grain storage is about 5 lbs per gallon.  65 quarts is 16.25 gallons.  At an estimate of 5 lbs per gallon, you could store about 81.25 lbs in this container.  That’s a rough estimate, actual storage capacity will vary.

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IRIS USA Airtight Pet Food Container, 65 Quart – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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IRIS Airtight Storage Container [16 Gallon, ~50 lbs+ Grain Storage]

IRIS Airtight Pet Food Container, 50-Pound, Clear/Black

IRIS Airtight Storage Container.  Translucent body means you can see what’s inside.  Wheels for easy transport.  BPA free.

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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 50-lbs dog food or 40-lbs cat food
  • Includes 4 wheels for easy mobility
  • Dimensions: 18.7 inch D x 15.7 inch W x 21.4 inch H, Inside: 16.5 x 13.5 x 18.75 Inches
  • Made in the USA with BPA-free material

 

This has a 50 lb rating.  That rating is for pet food.  This is model #300585.  According to the manufacturer’s specs for this model number this has a capacity of 65 quarts.  My rule of thumb for unmilled grain storage is about 5 lbs per gallon.  65 quarts is 16.25 gallons.  At an estimate of 5 lbs per gallon, you could store about 81.25 lbs in this container.  That’s a rough estimate, actual storage capacity will vary.

What are Other’s Saying?   Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “grain” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

IRIS USA Airtight Pet Food Container, 65 Quart – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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IRIS Airtight Container [25 to 40 lb Capacity Grain Storage]

IRIS Airtight Container.  Rated for 25 lbs of pet food.  BPA free.  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:

  • 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 25-lbs dog food, 22-lbs cat food, 40-lbs of bird seed or 55-lbs cat litter
  • Includes 4 wheels for easy mobility
  • Dimensions: 14.7″D x 13.75″W x 15.37″H (NO wheels)
  • Made in the USA with BPA-free material
  • The dimensions mentioned without (wheels)

 

According to specs on the manufacturer’s website model #MP-350/SKU 300570 has a capacity of 32.5 quarts.  32.5 quarts = 8.125 gallons.  My rule of thumb for unmilled grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 40.6 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 “homebrew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

IRIS Nesting Airtight Pet Food Container, Large – 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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Vittles Vault Outback 35 lb Airtight Storage Container [~42 lb Grain Capacity]

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Vittles Vault Outback 35 lb Airtight Pet Food Storage Container

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  • Pet Food goes stale! Gamma2 keeps your food fresh! Airtight seal keeps food fresh.
  • Free measuring cup,keeps pet food odor contained in the vault,Keeps food fresh! We recommend thoroughly washing and drying your Vittles Vault container regularly. Over time, oils absorb into the plastic, which can cause food to become rancid
  • “The capacity of this container may vary depending on the shape and density of the pet food placed inside. When in doubt, we recommend sizing up.”
  • Pet Food goes stale Gamma2 keeps your food fresh
  • Airtight seal keeps food fresh
  • Free measuring cup
  • Keeps pet food odor contained in the vault
  • Keeps food fresh

 

The Vittles Vault line of stackable containers are very popular for bulk grain storage.

They are food grade and airtight.  They have a large easy access opening and the ability to stack makes them space efficient.  Heavy Duty construction and easy spin off and on lid.  Lid features lock-down double gaskets.  The body includes molded handles for easy carrying.  Made from FDA approved Food Grade Plastic and BPA Free.

The 35 lb size is listed as having an 8.5 gallon capacity.  My rule of thumb for unmilled grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate, this would hold about 42.5 lbs of grain.  That’s a rough estimate.  Actual storage capacity will vary.

Vittles Vault Outback 35 lb Airtight Pet Food Storage Container


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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 Nesting 12.75 Quart Airtight Storage Container [Grain Storage]

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

 

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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.

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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Hands on Review: Vittles Vault Stackable Storage Bins for Homebrew Grain Storage!