milk tote opinions please

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  1. JHinCA

    JHinCA Well-Known Member

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    I am looking at buying either a Lehman's (10.6 qt) or a Hoegger's (12 qt) milk tote with some Christmas money. Any opinions or experience with either? The Hoegger is a little larger and has an extra handle on the bottom, but it costs more. The Lehmans looks like the handle on the lid is not as good as the Hoeggers and is smaller, but is less expensive. What do you all think? Thanks in advance.

    http://hoeggergoatsupply.com/xcart/product.php?productid=3335

    http://www.lehmans.com/shopping/product/detailmain.jsp?itemID=213&itemType=PRODUCT&displayID=3095
     
  2. Jennifer L.

    Jennifer L. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I haven't personally been thrilled with the quality of the Indian made SS products. They tend to be quite thin and can split or develop a pinhole leak, and the welds can break. My opinion, if you are in it for the long haul, get the best quality you can get. The Hoeggers pail doesn't say where it was manufactured but it weighs twice as much. If it's not something you'll use every day, you might get the cheaper one and see how it goes.

    You could order both and send one back when you look them over.

    http://www.enasco.com/ProductDetail.do?sku=C09666N That's an aluminum one at NASCO.

    Jennifer
     

  3. jerzeygurl

    jerzeygurl woolgathering

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    i have not ordered anything from lehmans or even looked at their stuff but given the choice between the 2 companies in question I would choose lehmans


    ask about return policy before you order.... word to the wise from someone who wasn't
     
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    jerzeygurl woolgathering

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  5. JHinCA

    JHinCA Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the advice.