Model # 2244-1

Internet #203841983

RESCUE 50 Gal. Gray Flat Back Whiskey Rain Barrel with Integrated Planter and Diverter System with Black Accent Bands
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RESCUE

50 Gal. Gray Flat Back Whiskey Rain Barrel with Integrated Planter and Diverter System with Black Accent Bands

  • Enclosed System keeps out Mosquitoes and other harmful Pests
  • Diverter System causes water to flow into Barrel when its empty
  • Diverter redirects water to downspout when the Barrel is full
$11900 /each

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Product Overview

The Emsco Group RESCUE 50 Gal. Grey Flat Back Whiskey Rain Barrel features an integrated planter and an easy-to-install, patented downspout diverter kit. The diverter kit fits 2 in. x 3 in. standard or 3 in. x 4 in. high capacity downspouts. The downspout diverter will route water to the rain barrel when raining and bypass the rain barrel when full. This rain barrel kit collects rainwater to be both environmentally-friendly and cost effective by reducing your dependence on municipal or well water. The diverter system does not have to be removed during the winter season and can be by passed so that water flows through the downspout as usual, keeping water from getting into the rain barrel and freezing. The integrated planter can be planted into directly or a pre-arranged floral basket can be used to adorn the top of the rain barrel.

  • Environmentally-friendly decorative rain barrel collects rain from your downspout to reduce your need for municipal or well water, helping you save money
  • Made from UV-stable, engineered resin for durability with the look of a grey whiskey barrel with black accent bands
  • Built-in large planter has weep holes to help prevent over watering and root rot
  • Kit includes our patented dual downspout diverter, a 36 in. connection hose, connection grommets, a barb plug, a 48 in. main outlet hose with on/off ball cock valve, 2 hose gaskets and an illustrated installation guide
  • Diverter system automatically redirects water down the downspout when the barrel is full
  • Easy-to-install downspout diverter kit fits 2 in. x 3 in. standard or 3 in. x 4 in. high capacity downspouts
  • Holds up to 50 Gal. of rainwater
  • Can be connected to a soaker hose for convenient automatic watering of nearby plants/gardens
  • Rainwater is ideal for watering plants and gardens, rainwater is at ambient temperatures which plant enjoy and it contains no chlorine or other chemicals
  • Back of rain barrel is flat to sit closely to side of house or building for a low profile and attractive appearance

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
20
Product Height (in.)
30
Product Width (in.)
25

Details

Capacity (gallons)
50
Color/Finish
Gray/Black
Diverter Kit Included
Yes
Material
Plastic
Product Type
Barrel
Rain Barrel Features
Decorative,Garden Hose Compatible,Overflow system
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does it come with the divertor, or to you need to order this separately?

Asked by: Daisy
Yes, it comes with a diverter. There are many other diverters on the market, so I figured that if this one doesn't suit me, I'll go buy another. So far, this one seems to be doing the job, although I had my doubts at first.
Answered by: Tom616
Date published: 2017-06-21

Does the lid come off easily for cleaning. How does the lid attach?

Asked by: Anonymous
No Lid to access barrel
Answered by: gardener2017
Date published: 2017-05-23

Is it in one piece or is there a lid you can remove for cleaning?

I want to find out if this rain barrel has a lid that can be removed for cleaning.
Asked by: Dawn
One piece.
Answered by: Rene
Date published: 2017-06-07

Is the barrel round? It appears flattened in the back in the photo.

Asked by: SSterne
Flat back so it sits against the house.
Answered by: Rene
Date published: 2017-06-07
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Customer Reviews

50 Gal. Gray Flat Back Whiskey Rain Barrel with Integrated Planter and Diverter System with Black Accent Bands is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 178.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Was quick to assemble. Did cutting of drain pipe and... Was quick to assemble. Did cutting of drain pipe and leveling of barrel in about 20 minutes. Video on HD site with this product was super helpful. The site suggested a barrel stand which we ordered at $33 but did not fit the barrel. And really wasn't needed.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Installed two, one on ground level atop flat pavers, one on a raised platform of large brick pave... Installed two, one on ground level atop flat pavers, one on a raised platform of large brick pavers. Both work flawlessly, add an element of height to my garden as well. They were very easy to install, and have already begun saving me money on my water bill. I would NOT recommend you get the Platforms that are suggested to be purchased with the unit, as the Platforms are pre-fabricated and do not fit the barrel correctly, and there is not way to make them fit and keep it level.
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice barrel I love the look of this rain barrel. One of the things that I don't like is that there is no way to manually fill it. If we go out of town, I want to know that it is filled in case it doesn't rain when we are gone. We are working on tha I love the look of this rain barrel. One of the things that I don't like is that there is no way to manually fill it. If we go out of town, I want to know that it is filled in case it doesn't rain when we are gone. We are working on A solution for that. Also, you have to drill your own hole. That wasn't a big deal but I didn't know about it until it arrived. All in all, it is really nice, very nice looking and seems to be of good quality
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I wanted You're going to need to cut apart a perfectly good downspout in order to install this. Two cuts to be precise. But once it's in, you're all set. We had one good rain a week and a half ago, and barrel was filled. I'm still watering my plants with the collected water. I have a modest assortment of plants in containers: two varieties of tomatoes, basil, oregano, chives, strawberries, and a handful of ornamentals. Got a colorful "ice plant" for the planter on top of the barrel. A full barrel could last me throughout a completely dry month. Only regret is not getting it sooner.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Looks great but multiple leaks and you need 3/4" bit I love the way these look. We bought three and unfortunately 2 of 2 we've set up so far leak. The first one leaks at the bottom where the plastic threads connect to the hose. Not sure if some plumber tape will fix that. The bigger problem is the second one we've set up leaks at the bottom of the barrel AND a hole we can't see about 3/4 of the way up on the front. I'm sure the return will go fine but not looking forward to having to return it and reinstall another one. They're not tons of work to set up but you do need a 3/4" bit to drill the hole for the hose coming off the downspout. Wish that was included. Hoping when we get around to installing the 3rd one it doesn't have all the leaks it's predecessors have had!
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy to set-up and looks great. I thought it would divert and receive ALL the rain from the downs... Easy to set-up and looks great. I thought it would divert and receive ALL the rain from the downspout though. This rain barrel system only gets half the water going down the gutter, and I was looking for it to take 100% of the water (as a diverted for gutter-water away from the foundation of the house). I'd recommend it to those looking for a decor item in their landscaping with limited water collection capabilities.
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love it but... I love this rain barrel and would give it 5 stars but after the first fill up, I noticed it had a pin-hole sized hole along one of the "bands." It appeared to be a defect in the construction of the barrel and was easily remedied with some gutter sealer but was not something I should have had to do after paying over $100 for the barrel and since it was already set up and full I chose to not return it.
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from So disappointed in this rain barrel. I've never had to drill holes in one to let water enter it! ... So disappointed in this rain barrel. I've never had to drill holes in one to let water enter it! Wasn't able to use it right away as I have with other barrels since I have to find drill bits large enough to make the hole for hose. Flimsiest, lightest weight rain barrel I've ever purchased- keeps blowing away while empty.
Date published: 2017-05-23
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