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Rain barrel metal mounting stand

Rain barrel mounted on old metal stand.

This old section of an antenna pole is just barely big enough for a rain barrel.

Two ratchet straps will keep it from moving side to side.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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Water is HEAVY!!!! just sayin
Comment by Donna Sat Jun 3 20:50:06 2017
Good for you for re-purposing something others might discard as junk. Water is heavy-- did you mount it on a solid base?
Comment by doc Mon Jun 5 07:31:04 2017
Where did you get this typeof barrel? AAdvice?
Comment by Jim Mon Jun 5 09:01:29 2017

I think my Mom gave this to us and she found it at a yard sale.

The rain barrel is resting on the top of the metal antenna pole.

Comment by mark Tue Jun 13 15:15:39 2017





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