When buying a channelizing drum you want to look for a base that is fillable with sand to help weight it down. You also want your channelizing drum to have two handles on it for carrying it.
There is no need to steal the big orange drums that the road workers use. If you desire your own orange construction channelizer drums then you can order one off of the INTERNET. You could carry a large orange construction channelizer drum in your pickup and if you got pulled over for stealing a drum you could show them your receipt for purchasing the construction channelizer drum.
For Christmas they can make a great gift if you have money to waste. How surprised would someone be if they opened up a large present and received a huge bright orange channelizer construction drum barrel?
When buying a channelizing drum you want to look for a base that is fillable with sand to help weight it down. You also want your channelizing drum to have two handles on it for carrying it. They are a lot easier to move with two people as opposed to one guy or girl carrying all of the weight, especially if the base of the channelizer drum is filled with sand.
You also want to look at the durability of the reflecting stripes on the channelizer drum. The high intensity reflective piping stripes on the channelizer drums are better for increased visibility but it also increases the cost.
You can order your channelizer drum with either a snap on base that holds a sand bag to weight it down or a loose sand fillable base.
Many types of channelizer drums allow you to place barricade flashes in the holes by the handle. Look for channelizer drums that are tapered. A tapered design will allow you to stack the channelizer drums on top of each other to save space if you are running ,multiple channelizer drums for a large project.
If you can find a local supplier they will be able to discount your price down for buying multiple channelizer drums. You can also purchase channelizer drums over the INTERNET and receive big discounts but unless you are placing an order for a truckload of them it may make more sense financially to buy from a local or regional distributor of quality channelizer drums.