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Went to move a full, 61lb, 5 gallon, bucket of honey to the warmer, had one heck of a time getting it off the tile floor.
As soon as I got it to 'break free' I learned in rapid, sticky, fashion why it had vacuumed itself to the tile.
-Oh Boy!

What does your "leaking bucket dance" look like?
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Thank God you saw the crack before it went into the warmer!! This is why I posted about buying better buckets a few months ago.

 

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Thank God you saw the crack before it went into the warmer!! This is why I posted about buying better buckets a few months ago.

Some brands are better than others. Like everything else, it may pay to 'shop around'.
 

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JWPalmer put me onto the 90mil bucket. Most 5 gallon buckets sold in retail stores are 70mil. They are good for a few seasons, but that flex in the bottom, over time, can cause them to crack. Especially when they might spend months at a time supporting 60 lbs. It is not worth the risk. I am starting to transition to 90mil buckets.
 

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This was a United Solutions product and it's first use.

I had a time figuring out how to get the mostly crystalized honey out.
Bearing in mind the two goals of not contaminating it and making a huge mess.
 

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I have stopped buying wally world plastic buckets for this reason! A percentage of them break and re using them is especially risky. A good indicator on a used bucket is the bottom bowing down when empty or full for that matter.
 
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