Quick and easy 5 gallon waterer

  1. RonP
    Had to leave for a few days, needed a quick and easy way for the flock to have extra water.

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  1. EggSighted4Life
    That pretty cool. At first I wondered why the replacement handle. But I'm thinking it's to carry while the jug is in place. Issue with my 5 gal hanging 1's is having it at the right height for different birds, but also the weight when full full is warping the bucket and eventually that handle attachment will fail. So this won't fill itself via the rain, which wasn't your intention. Only thing I might suggest is another head hole for your ladies. Did you need to sand the plastic a little to smooth the edges? Good job, keeping it simple and being creative. :thumbsup
    1. RonP
      Actually, the single hole seems sufficient for my 12 or so birds. They don’t line up waiting.
      The replacement handle is so I could lift the bucket with the water in it as you guessed.
      Any plastic shavings remaining after cutting the whole really aren’t sharp, I remember simply rubbing them off with my fingers.
  2. vajjslayer09
    i love this idea lol
  3. jchny2000
    Love this! Already have all the parts too!
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  5. RonP
    The water bottle holds it in place :). The glue stops it from potentially moving. I first built this while my companions were waiting in the car...It worked as designed. I later glued the piece of pipe in the bucket so I had less parts to lose...
  6. Leahs Mom
    So...the pipe glued down there holds it in place basically?
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