Bucket handles. The plastic handles are breaking off of a bunch of our 5 gallon white buckets. Any one come up with a solution?
J Baxter":3utt6lfc said:I just chunck them and get another one out of the barn. I guess that is the only good thing about using 30 or 40 buckets of hydraulic oil a year.
J Baxter":19591s8l said:Well Dun, I guess the next time I'm in Mo. I'll just have to bring you a whole passle of buckets. I was in the tool crib yesterday and counted thirty I haven't even taken the tops off of yet and I probably have another thirty or forty still down on the farm I have brought up yet.
ffscj":3k0m8ihz said:I used to get cheap buckets from the local doughnut shop and Amish bakery. They were close to 5 gals. ones with a lid for $0.50-1.00 each.I think they usually threw them away until they found someone who would pay for 'em. You could try the local bakery and maybe even local restuarants.
Arnold Ziffle":n08g0xe1 said:Same with me, dun. I'm way too frugal (some would say I'm too cheap or tight) to ever consider buying buckets. I've got a few friends that really pour the Strongid wormer to their horses, so I generally have green 5 gallon buckets with lids coming out of my ears! Fast food joints are also good sources -- they buy pickle slices, etc. in 5 gallon buckets. Those pickle buckets are good for garden use, since you know that nothing potentially harmful was ever in them. Wish I could find a source for freebie 50 gallon blue plastic barrels like the carwash outfits get.
J Baxter":1h5mluut said:Sounds like we subsribe to the same theory of purchasing. I'm noted for three counties as being a cheap*** except when it comes to animals I want and I'll buy them even at a premium.