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Trugs that last for more than five minutes

Any of you out there got a good brand of rubber trugs you use? My old trug which I have had for about 10 years broke a handle and, like so many things over the past decade, the quality of trugs now seems abysmal. I have bought several trugs from different Amazon shops this season and every one of them has torn apart in a matter of weeks. Total crap. Would rather pay a bit more and get something decent that's gonna last at least a year! 

Any advice and even links would be apprieciated.

 

 

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  • PRO

    9537141497?profile=RESIZE_930xGorilla tub or similar ones last for years, the ones from Wickes, homebase etc are inferior quality, especially the handles. If the handles are the flat type they will split around the attachment point usually within a few weeks if used for anything heavy.
    I have had several Gorilla tubs for years, the handles have never split, they only get retired because i manage to cut them with something, even then the cut does not tend to split as the others do!

  • I have one made by 'Plastic Forte' that I got from our local garden centre years back. It's bomb proof and has hauled bricks, gravel my hand tools and general clippings. It's so good I'm considering buying a spare as most trugs are abysmal.

    Here's a place online I quickly googled that appears to have them

    https://www.johnbrownhardware.co.uk/plasticforte-recycled-flexi-tub...

     

    Plasticforte Recycled Flexi Tub - 42L - Black
    100 recycled plastic
  • PRO

    Ours look like Anthony's .. we get them from our local builders merchants.... given the builders use them for rubble .... they last pretty well for weeds :)

    • PRO

      I bought some sturdy rubber buckets which collapse flat so take up no space in the van from Aldi . Designed as camping buckets for carrying water . 

      So far proving very tough and reliable for weeding and mult purpose 

       

  • PRO

    Thanks for the tips and links, Much apprieciated.

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