Model # RB50D

Internet #202021418

Suncast 50 Gal. Rain Barrel
0044365016993

Suncast

50 Gal. Rain Barrel

$69.88 /each

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Ideal for conserving rainwater for later use, this water collection barrel can be placed directly below your drain spout. Its durable resin construction provides strength to hold up to 50 gallons of rainwater. Lower your water bills by re-using the collected rainwater to water your lawn or garden. Every rain barrel comes with a drain hose for water usage, shut-off valve for hose hook-up and a debris filter to keep leaves and yard waste out of the barrel. The lid has been designed so that it is child and pet proof as well. Link two barrels together for increased capacity. Made in the U.S.A.

  • Capacity holds up to 50 gallons of water
  • Includes drain hose for water usage
  • Includes shut off valve for hose hook-up
  • Overflow hose doubles as connector hose
  • Debris filter keeps leaves and yard waste out of water
  • Linkable to one additional barrel for increased capacity
  • Latched lid is child and pet proof
  • Made in the U.S.A.

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What are dimensions of base?

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I need to build platform under this and will be stacking paverstone. I need to know dimensions for base. Thanks.
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The base is about 19 inches by 19 inches. For me, it fit nicely on 4 one foot by one foot cement slabs.
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The Suncast Rain Barrel model RB50D requires a base surface that is a minimum 24 inches by 24 inches, Sciman. Page 3 in the manual explains site preparation and foundation construction and also illustrates two options, one of which uses four 12 inch by 12 inch paver blocks. We urge you to review this instruction / assembly manual, a copy of which is available at the Home Depot web site for this model in Read More
The Suncast Rain Barrel model RB50D requires a base surface that is a minimum 24 inches by 24 inches, Sciman. Page 3 in the manual explains site preparation and foundation construction and also illustrates two options, one of which uses four 12 inch by 12 inch paver blocks. We urge you to review this instruction / assembly manual, a copy of which is available at the Home Depot web site for this model in the Info & Guides box next to Product Overview. Thanks for your question and your interest in Suncast products. Read Less
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what are the dimensions of the drain hose and the overflow hose (length and diameter for each)?

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The overflow line is about 8 feet long and has a 5/8 inch OD. The drain hose is about 40 inches long and has a 3/4 inch OD.
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March 31, 2015
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Thank you for your question RMF1. The drain hose on the Suncast RB50D has an inside diameter of about 0.57 inches. The outside diameter is approximately 0.65 inches. The overflow hose (our leader hose) has 5/8 inch (or 0.625 inch) fittings with one end male and one end female. It measures a standard 5/8 inch in diameter and is 3 feet long. Thank you for your interest in Suncast products.
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Rated 3.4 out of 5 by 14 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by The product was easy to set up and worked well over the summer growing season. The only problem is that it is hard to tighten the hose connection , if needed, when the barrel has much water in it. October 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by replacement for my old one which has a leak The rain barrel was easy to put together and does its job. The customer service people were very helpful and efficient in getting the ordered rain barrel from their back room. Didn't have to wait very long for assistance. Very impressed with the courtesy and efficiency of the customer service department September 20, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 50 gal. Rain Barrel I don't even have rain gutters, I catch the rain that comes down from the eaves. After just two storms the barrel is 3/4 full. I do not have a water faucet in the back yard, so watering gets tiresome. I put a Mosquito Dunk in the barrel so I can use the water in the birdbath as well. Very satisfied! July 26, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by bottom end failure i have had this less that one year and the entire bottom failed, i can only assume due to being full October 5, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Waiting for rain Fairly easy to assemble. Directions are easy to read and follow. We used 4 square column blocks instead of the cinderblocks they recommend as a base, along with 8 square pavers for the top & bottom. The size seemed to fit better and we won't have to worry about weather damage to plywood. Now we just need some rain to see how they work! We chose this model over some of the "prettier" ones because of the great reviews and the comments about how well the company stood behind the product when there were problems. We have a compost barrel from the same company and it has stood up very well. June 10, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Just what I expected. This rain barrel is large..easy to get water from. Great value. May 19, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Yeoman's Worker I have four of these and have been using them for three years now. They have held up extremely well. They are not designed to be maintenace free--they have to be cleaned out from time to time and repositioned but that's true of all such products. I will warn anyone who wants to capture their rain water, to have a plan for what to do with it once caught. 50 gallons is a lot of water and you won't be able to lift the barrel if it's full (400 lbs) and suspect that it was attempting to move that weight that resulted in the problems reported by other reviewers. May 28, 2012
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Cracked after being full I love the design, and was really happy with this...while it held water. The first month or so it did, and I used it to water during the dry period. A few weeks ago it filled up and I haven't had to use it because we were getting frequent enough rain. I was shocked to discover this weekend though that it was nearly empty, though I hadn't used the water at all. Today was a big rain storm and I made sure it was full before leaving home. By lunchtime, when I checked it, the thing was half empty. It didn't take more than a few seconds to find the water streaming out the side from the bottom corner at the point where there is an indent...just like the other reviewers' reported. Too bad. This would be a nice unit, if they addressed the structural weakness in this area. August 28, 2012
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