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#12202717 - 08/12/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: Higbean]  
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Originally Posted by Higbean
Originally Posted by deerstalker
i had 3 no spills, they each got used as targets and i now i just use my old jerry cans and rubber hose. wife got tired of me cursing the inventor, his parents, their parents . stupidest design ever forced on the public.


Curious as to what your gripe is on these.

I use mine to fill pony motors and occasionally lawn mowers. I prefer them to the old gas cans by a long shot.


Whoever designed the junk which is CARB friendly- or whatever- probably never considered that many people pour the entire contents of more than one jug in a tank while filling machines. And quite obviously never did so when it was 10º with blowing or falling snow. Between Sceptor replacement parts and jiggle siphons, I manage to keep tanks gassed with minimal water added, but I sure hate the jugs which leak or have spouts just begging to be knocked off because they don't fit inside when not in use. (Who hauls gas jugs around with the spout pointed at the sky anyway? mad )


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#12202743 - 08/12/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: rockinbbar]  
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Originally Posted by rockinbbar
Originally Posted by fburgtx
Originally Posted by Lonny
Originally Posted by fburgtx
Buy you a new gas can, chuck the spout, and buy one of these:

https://www.ruralking.com/ez-pour-replacement-spout-kit-10050.html

Just have to drill a 1/2" hole for the vent (which they give you).


That's exactly what I got.

Mucho better. North 40 has them, but for a few bucks more


They also make a "high flow" version that is about twice as big, that I use on my diesel cans.



I have the high flow version too...

A couple of them. And one of the regular ones.

The regular ones slow me down now. The wide mouth ones will fill something up fast! smile

Charlie, I got tired of cussing those GD safety pour, BS nozzles myself! mad

The thing about those "safety" nozzles is I spill WAY more gasoline all over the place trying to work them! They are in reality dangerous as hell!



Yeah had the joy of bathing in gas in the middle of the Nevada desert trying to fill up the truck with one of those POS cans. Dangerous as sheit. Luckily, there was a stock tank not far off to bathe in while it was about 40 degrees out...


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#12202775 - 08/12/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: Higbean]  
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Originally Posted by Higbean
I fought them stupid things right up until I found these. Work great.

http://www.nospill.com


+1000!
Since buying my first one, I've gotten rid of my old cans and replaced them with these.
The link Roger posted, those look interesting too.


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#12202909 - 08/12/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: m_stevenson]  
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Originally Posted by m_stevenson
Originally Posted by Higbean
I fought them stupid things right up until I found these. Work great.

http://www.nospill.com


+1000!
Since buying my first one, I've gotten rid of my old cans and replaced them with these.
The link Roger posted, those look interesting too.


Yeah man. They really work good. Clean pour and easy to see the contents.

That said, I'd not use them to fill my truck on a regular basis.

Could have told you that just by looking at them.


Only fast twist rifles are interesting.

#12204056 - 08/12/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: fburgtx]  
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Originally Posted by fburgtx
Buy you a new gas can, chuck the spout, and buy one of these:

https://www.ruralking.com/ez-pour-replacement-spout-kit-10050.html

Just have to drill a 1/2" hole for the vent (which they give you).



I have a couple of those, as I often carry four or five containers of gas or deisel home at a time for the tractors. They are okay, but very slow. But if you look at the right side of the page which is linked,under related products, is the high flow alternative.


My ideal as a conservative:

That each person may reap as he/she has sown.
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#12204064 - 08/12/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: Higbean]  
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Originally Posted by Higbean
Originally Posted by deerstalker
i had 3 no spills, they each got used as targets and i now i just use my old jerry cans and rubber hose. wife got tired of me cursing the inventor, his parents, their parents . stupidest design ever forced on the public.


Curious as to what your gripe is on these.

I use mine to fill pony motors and occasionally lawn mowers. I prefer them to the old gas cans by a long shot.

Try adding thirty gallons of diesel to a tractor using the gawdamned things!


My ideal as a conservative:

That each person may reap as he/she has sown.
#12205003 - 08/13/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: FieldGrade]  
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#12205006 - 08/13/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: FieldGrade]  
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I picked up a couple of metal cans that work great.


"When I was a kid I thought that quicksand was going to be a much bigger problem than it is."
#12205447 - 08/13/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: Steelhead]  
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Originally Posted by Steelhead
I picked up a couple of metal cans that work great.


If you knew how traumatized I am from this experience you'd offer me one of them.


The place smells like whores and Hoppes.
#12205450 - 08/13/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: FieldGrade]  
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Empty 5 gallon hydraulic oil jugs work great.

About the only benefit to leaky old tractors is that you never have a shortage of gas jugs....


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#12205519 - 08/13/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: FieldGrade]  
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Originally Posted by FieldGrade
Originally Posted by Steelhead
I picked up a couple of metal cans that work great.


If you knew how traumatized I am from this experience you'd offer me one of them.



Trust me, I know. I have a riding mower, UTV, chainsaw, 2 weed-whackers, a generator and a tiller to feed.


"When I was a kid I thought that quicksand was going to be a much bigger problem than it is."
#12205688 - 08/13/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: FieldGrade]  
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D&B have aftermarket spouts if you have one of those up there in the boondocks Charlie.


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#12205742 - 08/13/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: FieldGrade]  
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Buy one of these....
https://smile.amazon.com/Gas-Siphon...02669467&sr=8-13&keywords=siphon


No more spilled gas in the boat. Love it. bought one for all my friends...ok, two.

These work absolutely great.



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#12205748 - 08/13/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: SamOlson]  
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Sam, are sayin' they make tractors that are Not, Old, and Leaky?


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#12206571 - 08/14/17 Re: I got schooled [Re: FieldGrade]  
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Thanks to my Dad and Granddad having good metal and plastic cans, I have some good ones....one I did acquire in the last few years that I like is the metal 5 gallon eagle safety can. Its a no fuss can for sure.


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