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 Slanted Bucket Bin 
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A slanted barrel does have it's advantages.
a) Your grubs get 50% more surface area to work with.
b) No need to construct an exit ramp.
c) Quick and easy to make. :D

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Excellent drawing and photo as usual Pete.

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PeteB wrote:
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I really like how the upper pail nests into the cutout on the base. Would it be possible to generate a template for the cutout or do you just 'eyeball' it?

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The template looks like this, but buckets are not all the same. I would make a cardboard mock-up of the bucket, and snip away the cardboard cylinder, small pieces at a time.
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Thanks :)

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P.S. If you are worried about templates, this will work just as well. Of course, a beer crate is the obvious choice. :lol:

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I like it PeteB.

Do you have a drainage outlet?

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The full story is here (link)


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Thanks Peter.

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