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Unread 08-26-2013, 06:07 PM   #1
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Default Help locating a 30 gallon drum

Sorry if this might be in the wrong place.

Would like to preferably locate one in NE Indiana or NW Ohio or Southern Michigan. I can buy a new one online which is looking like what i might have to do but just seeing if anyone has a line on them in my area because shipping is the biggest cost.

Open lid or closed it doesn't matter. I've tried about every place i can think of that would have used them for racing fuel to oil and grease. I'm looking forward to adding a mini UDS to the collection! Thanks for any tips.
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I bought one new from Zoro Tools online for about $50 with free delivery (they have free shipping any order $50 and up)

it came the next day

that was the best deal I could find at the time.
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I bought one new from Zoro Tools online for about $50 with free delivery (they have free shipping any order $50 and up)

it came the next day

that was the best deal I could find at the time.

I just looked it up it's $56 now but still better than what ive found...Hope they still have free shipping. Thanks very much. Keith
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I got mine at a container supply company that had barrels. They were brand new open top.
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I just looked it up it's $56 now but still better than what ive found...Hope they still have free shipping. Thanks very much. Keith
I remember now

go on Retail me not or one of those coupon sites, they had a $5 off coupon.

Then it will be $51 still over the free shipping threshold
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I remember now

go on Retail me not or one of those coupon sites, they had a $5 off coupon.

Then it will be $51 still over the free shipping threshold
Was it a hassle to cut off the top? I was planning on grinding it off right near the top? I want to be able to re use it. Thanks
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I got mine at a container supply company that had barrels. They were brand new open top.
Ron was that at a local place for you or online?
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Ron was that at a local place for you or online?
Local, i searched online and found a local place.
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Was it a hassle to cut off the top? I was planning on grinding it off right near the top? I want to be able to re use it. Thanks
I ground it off, was not that bad. I did not use it for a UDS, I needed it for my charcoal retort.
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I ground it off, was not that bad. I did not use it for a UDS, I needed it for my charcoal retort.
but the way you did it you could have re used the lid right?
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but the way you did it you could have re used the lid right?
actually it went like this

I needed to reuse the lid for the 55 gallon so I ground that one off

the 30 gallon goes inside the 55 upside down, no lid needed, so I chiseled that one off

But yeah, if you grind the lip off you can reuse it. Just be careful and deburr the edges
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First, thanks ButtBurner for all the advice. Try googleing "reconditioned steel drum". That's what I did and found one local. That said, the $50+/- cost that ButtBurner referenced is great for a new 30 gallon and comparable to what I paid in Jacksonville, FL.
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Yea Burner thanks much! That'll save me about 40 dollars.
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I'm in central Ohio and I could give you a hundred of them. I work in a foundry and that is what are virgin metal comes in. No liner and clean as a whistle. PM me if this helps.
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I'm in central Ohio and I could give you a hundred of them. I work in a foundry and that is what are virgin metal comes in. No liner and clean as a whistle. PM me if this helps.
I will Mike , Thanks!!!...It would be next month sometime but i just might!
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