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    07-10-2012, 10:49 PM
All my empty buckets usually end up being used as water buckets for the dogs.
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    07-10-2012, 10:55 PM
Faceman, that reminded me of a neighbor that had a huge Rott. That preferred a large smooth river rock as a playtoy....as she got older her teeth came out or were smooth..lol

Not sure if dogs will play with the buckets but they enjoy a small empty water bottle occasionally!

Good ideas guys, thanks!
    07-10-2012, 11:17 PM
I use an old supplement bucket for my morning sickness. Fun days.
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    07-10-2012, 11:26 PM
Originally Posted by MHFoundation Quarters    
I have tons of them too. A few things mine have been repurposed for:
-Fence staples (no stupid cardboard boxes to break down and spill)
-my daughter snagged one for her sidewalk chalk
-picking raspberries & blackberries, they are a good fit to hang off the 4-wheeler bars
-Pre-mixed & measured meals for the horses when on the road or at a show
And don't forget to add, YOU ALSO put them on your head & dance around. Admit it!
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    07-10-2012, 11:30 PM
Green Broke
I have difficulty throwing out reusable containers of any description.

I end up just putting stuff in them. Buckles. Buttons. Paper clips. Duct tape. Pens. Beads. The list is endless.
    07-10-2012, 11:34 PM
Originally Posted by waresbear    
And don't forget to add, YOU ALSO put them on your head & dance around. Admit it!
My daughter does. I prefer to skip and sing up and down the barn aisle
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    07-10-2012, 11:42 PM
*I also reuse as a treat bucket
*for other supplements that come in crappy bags large sizes
*A tack cleaning bucket
*use as a feed scoop for feed, the ones I have hold the same amount as large scoop, then I don't need to buy a bunch of scoops or be always looking in the feed tubs for the scoop, great for soaking small amounts of beet pulp or bran mash's
* water bucket for dogs

LOVE the idea of using for making individual meals well on the road

And when they get worn out, broken or I just have to many I recycle them
    07-12-2012, 04:00 AM
I get two of the same size, and put rails on them. To make very small jumps/cavalettis for my mare to walk over, for some light work to strengthen her back.
    07-12-2012, 04:05 AM
My husband uses them for 'stuff' usually tools that he won't find at a later date and curse.
    07-12-2012, 10:50 AM
Alex, I wish I could double like that. Mine does the same thing and then asks me where he put it.
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