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Old 07-12-2013, 03:56 PM
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Your kidding me, no gas cap?!?

Yup guess what I left on the trailer and not on the fuel tank at the gas station today? Went back and could not find it. Lost prol 2 gallons going down the road too. Unloaded and stopped by the dealer and they don't have them in stock. She said she normally has 3, but this week they all disappeared. No more Z500 on the floor so I am stuck until Monday. She called every dealer she knew of for me too.

So let me have it, I need my a$$ kicked for this one. Stupid, Stupid, Stupid. My wife called me human, said it comes with the territory.
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Old 07-12-2013, 04:03 PM
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ahhhhh.. it happens. Just this week I lost my Jerry can spout at the gas station while filling up and it was windy out too so it rolled away... But it wasn't such a problem because I just went and bought a Spout assembly at the hardware store which was 2 footsteps away.
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Old 07-12-2013, 05:30 PM
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I have never lost the cap. But have forgotten to install it a few times. I have found it lying on the trailer, and fallen down on the mower. Usually loose a bunch of gas as well.
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Old 07-12-2013, 05:55 PM
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My employee left both caps off my z two days ago. Found them but one was broken
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Old 07-12-2013, 06:28 PM
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Wednesday morning I drove 10miles (steep hills and really rough roads) with my tailgate down and my brand new Echo Trimmer in the back with a couple rakes and cones. Didn't loose anything. Whoops!

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Old 07-12-2013, 11:19 PM
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Yup guess what I left on the trailer and not on the fuel tank at the gas station today? Went back and could not find it. Lost prol 2 gallons going down the road too. Unloaded and stopped by the dealer and they don't have them in stock. She said she normally has 3, but this week they all disappeared. No more Z500 on the floor so I am stuck until Monday. She called every dealer she knew of for me too.

So let me have it, I need my a$$ kicked for this one. Stupid, Stupid, Stupid. My wife called me human, said it comes with the territory.
Why don't you use two screws and a long, thin piece of plastic so your gas cap is always 'attached' to the tank?
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Old 07-12-2013, 11:22 PM
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My deere has a chain to hold it on but I have forgot to put it on a few times and spilled a few gallons. If mine didn't have a chain, I am sure me or one of my workers would lose it.
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Old 07-12-2013, 11:41 PM
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I lost the cap on my push mower one day on the first job of the day.

I took the plastic wrap off a sammich I had in the cooler, placed it over the filler neck, and used a rubber band to secure it.

Then I found the cap. LOL
After that, I bought a spare that I keep in my toolbox just in case.
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Old 07-12-2013, 11:48 PM
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I lost the cap on my push mower one day on the first job of the day.

I took the plastic wrap off a sammich I had in the cooler, placed it over the filler neck, and used a rubber band to secure it.

Then I found the cap. LOL
After that, I bought a spare that I keep in my toolbox just in case.
But then, you lost your toolbox, right?
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Old 07-12-2013, 11:56 PM
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Wednesday morning I drove 10miles (steep hills and really rough roads) with my tailgate down and my brand new Echo Trimmer in the back with a couple rakes and cones. Didn't loose anything. Whoops!

Man I had to re-read this a couple times. For some reason I thought you meant you left your trailer gate down and I was beyond confused. lol
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