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DIY- What are some good outdoor uses for 5 gallon buckets?



I just found out Home Depot has College Buckets 3 pack for sale ($12.00).

I order LSU ones for house to use as a cooler

I also order some Alabama ones to make portable toilets out of.

Home Depot



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Chad504boy
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re: DIY- What are some good outdoor uses for 5 gallon buckets?


trash cans in hunting stands
carry stuff in
dogs water bowls






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I also order some Alabama ones to make portable toilets out of.






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re: DIY- What are some good outdoor uses for 5 gallon buckets?


garden. I did this at my apartment last year





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Florida University is bucket is great for mopping up murder scenes






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Geauxtiga
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Fill with rocks and artificial crawfish bait. Tie rope to handle, throw in water to hold fish.










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Get a bucket buddy for one of them. It is the best solution for a toolbox I have found.

BucketBuddy



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Clyde Tipton
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I throw a 30 qt trash bag in a couple and set them up on the table when serving crawfish.

Prevents dragging a trashcan around and over filling the bag with so many shells that it's too heavy and rips.






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convertedtiger
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re: DIY- What are some good outdoor uses for 5 gallon buckets?


Bait bucket
as a sink for the camp
You can take the drilled hole idea, cut and glue the tops of 20oz coke bottles on the inside to make a throat and can make a bunch of minnow traps with them.






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Clyde Tipton
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Turn it over and sit on it.





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fillmoregandt
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re: DIY- What are some good outdoor uses for 5 gallon buckets?


A hole in the bottom of one and a broom handle can rig up a deer feeder pretty easily





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ReelFun
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dig a hole under camp that will hold the bucket. put a gallon of water or the battery acid out of an old battery in the bucket. bungee a feed sack or dog food sack over the bucket and trim the excess from below the bungee. varnish the top of the plastic sack with two coats, when the second coat is applied throw pecans on it. let dry. cut and X in it.

place in hole under camp. no more rats. :)






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Hurricane Mike
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Do they have them in store? I'm too close to going to Italy to have anything shipped to my apartment.





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Pintail
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Get a bucket buddy for one of them. It is the best solution for a toolbox I have found.


Very interesting I like the idea






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MeridianDog
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Drill a hole in side of bucket close to the bottom. Thread your long extension cord male plug end through hole - long enough to reach your electrical plug. Coil the extension cord up in the bucket. Keeps it neat, properly stored and convenient to carry around the yard or jobsite. when the cord is coiled in the bucket for storage, just put lid on bucket and you are done. This will easily store a 150-200 foot extension cord. Normally the cord won't kink or get twisted or tangled up when you pull it out the top. Cord goes back in quickly and easily.





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Tbooux
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Get a bucket buddy for one of them. It is the best solution for a toolbox I have found.


This x1000! I dont know how I functioned before I got this!






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Dove stool. Make a seat/lid and spray paint it.





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tigerinthebueche
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Turn it over and sit on it.


hold a cane pole while you do this and you will fit right in on the side of LA. 57 in Dulac.






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