Re: [APN-Pittsburgh] Interesting products: survival tablet and water storage options

From: Dan S.
Sent on: Monday, January 27, 2014 10:37 PM
Dave,
Great find on the 275 gallon totes. I picked one up today (would have gotten 2 but I couldn't fit both of them in the bed of my truck.  I have a 6-ft bed with a tool box.   2 should fit in an 8-ft bed but you may have to leave the tailgate down so bring some cargo straps.   Aaron was a super nice guy to deal with. 
The totes had either olive oil or balsamic vinegar. You can pick which one you want. I chose the vinegar, thinking it may be easier to clean. The nice thing about these totes is that they only weigh about 60lbs empty and are strong enough to stack 2 high when full. 
Aaron said he gets about 60-70 of these a month so it sounds like there will be plenty to go around. 
I'm taking my trailer next week and picking up a few more for me and a friend. 
I almost had myself talked into dropping $600 for one another storage system. You email was perfect timing. 
Thanks again!!!
Dan
(Hopewell)


On Jan 27, 2014, at 2:56, DaveP <[address removed]> wrote:

Hi all - just came across a GPS enabled, 2 way radio w/ topographic maps included solar-charged tablet that is just going into production:

http://www.meetearl.com/

I've also been researching water storage, and found a local source for food grade IBC (275 gallon tanks on a pallet w/metal cage supporting everything) containers for $60:

http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/mat/4232301383.html
Contact Aaron @ [masked]

Similar capacity would cost hundreds more and take up much more space if you bought 5 of these @ $95

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0007YR6XI

This one is well-reviewd, but expensve @ 429 + $250 in shipping, but is designed to fit through interior house doors:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0072L86HE/





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