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Long MegaTroughs

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Heavy-duty stock water troughs.
In the paddock since 2005, from Cooktown to the Curry,
from Charleville to Chinchilla!

Please view our informative video

Long MegaTrough Video

MegaTrough 3 Metre and 6 Metre

Ballast System Ballast System Ballast System Ballast System

Part Number: Description: Width: Height:
FFAR800.3000.1 3 Metre 770mm 450mm
FFAR800.6000.1 6 Metre 770mm 450mm

FFAR800.5002 Floatcover (includes snap pins) -
Cover is 780mm long
FFAR800.5000 2" Connection Kit (see diagram)

Reference Chart

  3 Metre 6 Metre
Trough Weight: 70kg 150kg
Trough Capacity: 500L 1000L
Internal Ballast: 200L (200kg) 400L (400kg)
* All troughs are made from UV. Protected Polyethylene.

Features and Benefits

  • Pickup from town in your own ute or truck
  • Light-weight to handle and install by yourself
  • Unique water ballast system within the hollow cavity
  • Ballast makes it ideal for permanent installations
  • Easy to empty and relocate if required
  • Heavy-duty ribbed design to handle being knocked around


  • Heavy-duty floatcover
  • Drop-down front and back ends to protect the float valve
  • Snap pin through 4 lugs to fix the cover down; no tools
  • Quick to take on and off to service or adjust the float valve
  • 2" brass moulded-in inlet socket to thread fittings into
  • 2.5" brass drain in recessed sump (below floor level)
  • Brass screw cap has rubber O-ring seal
  • 3/4" brass threads for ballast fillers and drain (poly bungs)

Water Ballast Hollow Cavity   High Conxion Kit

Water Ballast System

  • Water ballast within the hollow cavity

High Conxion Kit

  • Available through our online store
Gough Plastics Ballast System Video Please view our informative video on how the
ballast system works in our MegaTroughs