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Old 09-17-2011, 05:52 AM
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Start mower, drive mower out trailer, fill mower with gas, drive mower back in trailer.
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Old 09-17-2011, 10:30 AM
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[QUOTE=cuttin-to-the-Max;4162226]Just pull them out. i Gas up at like 7AM when everyone is headed to work and not at the gas station. At the moment we pull up and fill up all equipment and a 5 gallon gas can. We just ordered a trair mounted tank. With a 12v pump. Should be cool. after we figure out how to charge the battery off of the truck.





1 of your trailer wires is a 12 volt costant wire. I rigged up a deep cycle battery and air compressor in my trailer and the pick up keeps it charged.
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Old 09-18-2011, 03:55 PM
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I back the mower as close to the curb door as possible and I able to reach it from the pump
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Old 09-18-2011, 07:59 PM
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cuttin-to-the-max ,you can charge your trailers battery by running a lead from your marker lights,and driving with them on ,and it might be worth your time to install a solar panel on the roof so it can charge while just sitting there .
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Old 09-25-2011, 12:02 AM
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I back my rider on so the fuel tank is next to the curb door then pull up and enough to open the door and fuel up. The walkbehind I just fill a 5 gal can and refuel it when I'm at the first property. Works excellent this way. It may be worth looking into bulk fuel also at your shop. Then you can just fuel up before loading or qt night when you get done. I'm thinking this is what I will do next year as I have a brand new plastic in ground tank and pump already.
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Old 09-29-2011, 01:22 AM
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I have a 100 gallon transfer tank with a 12 volt pump in the bed of the lawn truck. We fill it once a week. We fill the truck from the tank as well as the mowers through the week.
What brand? DOT approved gasoline transfer tanks are hard to find.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:06 AM
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I have five 5G gas cans that I keep at my house just for refueling mowers at the end of the day. Once a week I fill up the two 5G cans in the trailer and the five other mower gas cans. My crew only uses about 5 gallons of mower and mix gas a day. I'd much rather go to the gas station once every week instead of every day.
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:54 AM
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What brand? DOT approved gasoline transfer tanks are hard to find.
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DOT Approved transfer tank.

http://www.transferflow.com/refueling_tanks.html

This is not the tank I have. Not sure of the brand, but I bought mine at Orshelins.
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Old 09-29-2011, 09:54 AM
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You guys don't separate truck and mower gas? I deduct all state road tax from my mower gas. I'm a small operation and I get back several hundred at tax time!

Maybe other states don't do it that way?
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Old 09-29-2011, 01:58 PM
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DOT Approved transfer tank.

http://www.transferflow.com/refueling_tanks.html

This is not the tank I have. Not sure of the brand, but I bought mine at Orshelins.
Thanks! Some sticker shock there but probably worth it in the long run.
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