Pellet storage containers?

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What's the best storage container to store pellets in?
 

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I've seen several people suggest using Gamma Seal lid with your standard 5 gallon home depot/lowes buckets.

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Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Gamma2-4123-...gAyYKvBSRUBRq4WGJV_hwh-unlFbSHPOTFdqtHZYK0w50
 

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I just picked up a few food grade 5 gal buckets and the tight sealing screw top lids at HD. Before that was just keeping bags lying around, think I will like the buckets much better. Better moisture and inadvertent spill protection, stackable, easy to dispense, etc.
New to pellets, so I've only had a few bags so far, still trying things out.
 

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Yup, nothing beats the look of the Traeger pails! Do you label them any special way?

While not the most cost effective (had to keep the wife from knowing about the second order of 4 lol) - I love the look of the Traeger pellet pail with pouring lid. I now have 8 of these. :)
 

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Here's my temporary setup until I can find some deals on those Traeger pails. Texas paint buckets from home depot :)

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Now this might be the ultimate pellet storage idea.. a used coffee bean dispenser!

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* Every container holds little less then 1 20pound bag
 

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I use the 5 Gallon White Bucket & Gamma Seal Lid - Food Grade Plastic Pail & Gamma2 Screw Seal Tight Lid found on Amazon. A bit pricey but I like the color coded lids.
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How many bags will fit into a 5 gallon bucket? Waiting on my grill to arrive, but want to be prepared to use it ASAP.
 

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Where did you find this? Very cool solution!

I ran across that photo on facebook. Since then I've been trying to find a use one on craigslist, facebook marketplace, etc.. :LOL:
 

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How many bags will fit into a 5 gallon bucket? Waiting on my grill to arrive, but want to be prepared to use it ASAP.
I usually put in one 20lb bag per bucket, it may hold a bit more though but I usually fill the bin on grill then replenish the bucket.
 

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