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Minox drinking water container

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It's only been 2 months since we installed the new Minox stainless steel drinking water container and in that short time we've really grown to appreciate the increase in storage and attractive good looks.

The brass spigot we added to it developed a leak a few weeks ago. Once I took it apart the problem was obvious. It got overtightened once just before the leak, and I'm guessing the rubber washer got pinched and then dislodged.

It only took a few minutes to re-seat the washer where it belongs, which stopped the leak.

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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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