The online price is $59.00
Where'd you get the $159.00 ? You thinking of purchasing the metal stand too?
Consider building one from wood. Cheaper and look better and you can build handles and other appurtenances onto it.
For $59.00 if you want a conical you are crazy not to get one.
It's only $17.00 to ship it
Don't get the cross linked polyethylene version, get the liner polyethylene it's an FDA approved material.
Don't buy their 2" PP bulkhead fitting for the bottom. There's cheaper sources
I got one from these guyshttp://www.pressureparts.com/U-Fittings ... ducts.aspx
They took a long time to deliver it 'cause of issues with their supplier, but the fitting is just fine. Black polypropylene