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Fortiflex Flatback Bucket

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Why We Love This

The tried and true FortiFlex's Flat Back Buckets are a favorite among horse owners and horses alike!

Made with FORTALLOY rubber-polyethylene blend for exceptional strength and toughness even at low temperatures. The thick wall construction and heavy duty galvanized fittings ensure long lasting durability.


Made in the USA
 Favorite Features

  • It won't wobble on the wall
  • Great for watering, feeding, maintenance and all-purpose use around your farm or home
  • Capacity markings in quarts, gallons and liters
  • Heavy duty bail and eyelet assembly with galvanized reinforcement
  • Fortalloy rubber-PE blend resists cracking
  • Super strong top flange with ribs for added strength
  • Resists collapsing from weight of liquids and the normal abuse by horses
  • Handy bottom handgrip for easier pouring of contents
  • Perimeter rim helps protect the bottom of the bucket from excessive scratching

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Available in Single or Value Pack of 4. 5 Gallon.
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    Fortiflex Flatback Bucket - Five Gallon is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 57.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from
    Date published: 2015-01-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buckets Great product! Very sturdy buckets! Love my black ones!
    Date published: 2014-10-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good bucket Not much to say about a bucket, but this one looks good and the price is right. Can't testify to longevity yet, but I assume they'll be in the rotation for a long while.
    Date published: 2014-09-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bucket at a great price! The perfect size bucket for watering, etc. Good quality and put up with the abuse that horses can dish out.
    Date published: 2014-06-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fortiflex Flatback Bucket Love the bucket, just the right size and everything the ad said, excellent quality and price.
    Date published: 2013-12-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bucket There a probably a million and one uses for these buckets. I have at least two for each of my horses, in their particular colors. I have found these buckets cheaper other places, but once you factor in shipping SmartPak wins!
    Date published: 2013-06-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from don't waste your money on any other bucket! This is a super strong bucket! Not some cheap one. Big too!
    Date published: 2013-06-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product These buckets are far superior to using "recycled" 5 gallon pails. They hold up well to all the abuse that the weather and the horses can dish out, such as freezing full of water in the winter or use by a horse as a scratching post. The flat back also makes them easier to carry when full of water and easier and nicer to hang from a post or wall than a a round bucket.
    Date published: 2013-05-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality Good quality bucket. Sturdy, durable, and easy to use. I use it to soak beet pulp and cover it with an E-Z on bucket cover.
    Date published: 2013-03-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from They're buckets They're buckets and hold water without leaking= success!
    Date published: 2013-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great water buckets! I've used Fortiflex buckets for about 5 years...I've got three eye hooks on the wall of each of my stalls, so that I can hang up to 3 buckets on the hottest of days. These are very sturdy, quality buckets. Every once in a while--probably after about a year--I'll have buckets that start to warp. I think this happens with any water buckets though. When I replace the warped ones, I re-use them as garden totes! Great to put tools for yard work in to carry around the yard, so even after they are no longer water buckets, they are still useful!
    Date published: 2013-01-30
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice quality I'll know more after using it for a winter, but appears to be a nice quality bucket and was a good price.
    Date published: 2012-10-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bucket Exactly what i was looking for, still looks sharp even after being used for weeks by a hay dunker. Perfect. And it shipped in a neat little package, super fast. Great buy.
    Date published: 2012-10-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from These are the best buckets, so happy that I can get them from Smartpak.
    Date published: 2012-09-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these buckets My gelding has two water buckets in his stall... one is a Fortiflex and the other is another brand. The Fortiflex bucket is the only one he drinks out of! Either his highness is offended by the color of the other bucket (it's pink) or he's just got good taste, but he'll be getting another Fortiflex bucket soon to replace the other.
    Date published: 2012-08-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bucket No flaws and works great! Love the colors it comes in and the buckets are big! I only had to fill it up twice at my last show to my standard 5 trips. Great bucket I deffinantly reccomend.
    Date published: 2012-08-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fortiflex Blatback Bucket These are terrific and also best on market and got with specials also, Are going Perfect in barn hoping to build.. Will be just perfect for this winter also..:) :) :)
    Date published: 2012-07-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sturdy Bucket Works great! I bought this bucket to give my horse water after we work out, and it works perfectly.
    Date published: 2012-06-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sturdy buckets for farm and home use I got a value pack of these buckets to use in my horse's stall and for use at home. Excellent quality for the money- sturdy and well made.
    Date published: 2012-06-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from For a bucket, its pretty nice I bought the blue bucket so that I could check each day to be sure it was getting scrubbed - the light color allows me to do this easily. It lays well against the stall wall, and does the job.
    Date published: 2012-05-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fortiflex I have had several buckets over the years and they last literally forever! Love Fortiflex!
    Date published: 2012-05-02
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    Date published: 2012-04-21
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    Date published: 2012-04-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strong, sturdy would recommend
    Date published: 2012-04-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buckets These are great buckets, and the only kind I like to use in the barn. They are durable, last forever and are easy to clean.
    Date published: 2012-03-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Price It is less expensive than other brands of the same kind but just as good of quality.
    Date published: 2012-02-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product I had bought some "better buckets" but they do not work for hauling water. They are good for just hanging in the barn though. These are way better for packing water.
    Date published: 2012-02-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from
    Date published: 2012-01-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fortiflex Flatback Bucket Excellent quality; durable. Although I have a water tank in the paddock I like having a bucket with water in the stalls too. (My horses have open access to paddock and stall) The 5 gallon size is just right.
    Date published: 2012-01-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth every penny I am very impressed with the quality of these buckets and the capacity. Meets my expectations and needs.
    Date published: 2011-12-22
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