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Old 09-22-2011, 06:02 PM   #1
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How many gallons in a 32 gallon Brute?

Obviously, 32 gallons... I'm guessing!

But the real question: where is the fill line for mixing salt? Is is the "ledge" about 6" down from the rim (top)? If so, how many gallons is that?

Starting the RO/DI unit tonight and hope to be mixing salt sometime tomorrow or Saturday without having to pre-measure water to that Brute fill/mix line.

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Old 09-22-2011, 06:09 PM   #2
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I generally go to the lower lip and start at 28 gallons worth of salt and then test from there.
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I generally go to the lower lip and start at 28 gallons worth of salt and then test from there.

Ok. I did the research :-( and will post the answer for other newbies to save them the leg work and time.

First, using a Lowe's or H Depot 5-gallon bucket (1.25" down from the rim on the Lowe's and 1.5" on the H Depot can), I measured 25 gallons on the Brut.

The top of the ridge (roughly 6" down from the top of trim) is just about 25-gallons. The 6" empty area will enough room for splashing or whatever while mixing salt. I'll be using a mag drive (either 5 or 7) which will also facilitate the water change process.

Hopes this helps someone else.
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LOL, I just googled this and the containers the other night LMAO. I've got 1 32 and 2 10's. The tens actually hold 7.5 gallons lower rim. I measured using 2 quart pitchers. I've not done the 32 gal but someone did as shown above. I also read where someone measured to 30 gallons also which was 3" from the top top rim.
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hehe...I guessed right then, my water almost always comes in at exactly 1.025 with 28 cups. Go me! lol
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hehe...I guessed right then, my water almost always comes in at exactly 1.025 with 28 cups. Go me! lol

Go you!!!!!!!! LOL
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