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Offline nkawtg

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Your opinion on this product
« on: December 13, 2012, 04:34:34 PM »
I saw this 104 gallon collapsible rain barrel while cruising eBay and would like your opinion whether it is safe for water storage.






http://www.ebay.com/itm/104-Gallon-Collapsible-Rain-Barrel-UV-Vinyl-Outdoor-Garden-Water-Storage-Green-/310405861079?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4845a18ed7


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Re: Your opinion on this product
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2012, 08:05:53 AM »
A couple years ago I purchased the smaller version of this.  If I had the opportunity again, I wouldn't do it.

While the water containment is fine, there are a few other issues.
  • It started leaking from around the spigot in the first year
  • The spigot is plastic and broke in year two
  • The spigot now leaks
  • The legs to hold everything up are plastic and bend
I'm switching over to using food grade barrels.

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Re: Your opinion on this product
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2012, 11:40:42 AM »
Thanks for your review.
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Re: Your opinion on this product
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2012, 12:22:41 PM »
My pleasure.  I forgot I did a review in a blog post this past summer.  It has more detail.

Review of Collapsible Rain Barrel