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Old 02-16-2013, 06:43 AM   #1
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The new gas cans with there auto shut offs are [email protected]

What do you guys use?
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:54 AM   #2
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I will pay good money for the older style gas cans. The new ones with their nozzle vents and auto stop bullchit are terrible.

I have 1 good old one that I always use. My newer ones are used to just bring gas to the old can.

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I have some new ones that are decent. I got them at Home Depot.
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I buy whatever is the closest to the jobsite. Yes i have a bad habbit of not bringing my can
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The Ace hardware in my area still sells the the old style steel ones.
At $40 a pop though?
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I will pay good money for the older style gas cans. The new ones with their nozzle vents and auto stop bullchit are terrible.

I have 1 good old one that I always use. My newer ones are used to just bring gas to the old can.
Totally agree.
I believe they were designed to prevent spills, but I seem to be spilling much more, these days.

I still have an old 5er and a 1 gal and 2 kero 5's and a 2.5 diesel with a lost spout, still on a quest for that.
A new 5'er that takes two hands to work the spout which isn't easy, so basically that's a transfer tank.
And a broken 2.5 for mix that takes two hands.

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Flea market season is coming up. Best place to find the old style cans.
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Yes, they make more spills. First thing I do is take the whole cap off and end up pouring straight out of the can. If I happen to have a funnel I'll use it.
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OSHA requires metal cans
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We use these, just use your thumb to let the fuel out. No pushing agaunst the gas tank or any of that nonsense.

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Old 02-16-2013, 01:32 PM   #11
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Don't get me started on gas cans. Of course in Cali, we have much stricter regs. Really the only way to do it here is like Leo. Take the cap off and pour in a funnel. Otherwise it takes 3 hours to pour a 5 gal. container.
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If they are legal on your job site try these five gallon fuel containers. I have a number of them and they last forever and don't take long to fill. ($25)

https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productselection.asp?Product=2558

A number of places sell them -- Pegasus was just the first place I thought of.
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Those are what I used to have, but the caps crack in the sun. We can't get them in Cali anylonger.

From the web site for those gas cans.

Not to be used as portable fuel containers in states that require spill-proof systems
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It seems less every time I buy a new one, it has some new craptastic spout. I did hate the last version of the free flow spout with the loose, unconnected cap. The only way to get a new cap was to buy a new can.

I still wish they could make can that I can get all the gas out. I have a couple that always leave at least a gallon if you are trying to put it in a car.
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Those are what I used to have, but the caps crack in the sun. We can't get them in Cali anylonger.

From the web site for those gas cans.

Not to be used as portable fuel containers in states that require spill-proof systems
See there. That proves how little I know. Thanks Redwood.

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I want one, maybe two!
http://bcove.me/ul7u0akj















Question is....Are they real?!
At any rate, very impressive!
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I want one, maybe two!
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Question is....Are they real?!
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HAHA nice cans...

Seriously,

That are what I posted above. They are actually that good
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I have a couple of the blue kerosene cans that I use. I just have to make sure when I fill them I'm behind the truck or else the attendent comes running out Although I did just buy a gas can in a pinch, what a peice of garbage! I ended up clamping the damn thing open instead of pushing on my generator tank!


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We use these, just use your thumb to let the fuel out. No pushing agaunst the gas tank or any of that nonsense.

I never thought I'd be happy to spend $35 on a gas can. I have a 5gal and a 2.5 gal for mix.

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