Gas Gans

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by xclusive, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. xclusive

    xclusive LawnSite Bronze Member
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    What kind of gas cans is everyone using? Do you guys take apart the safety nozzle cause it is a PITA or do you order the replacement nozzles that are not EPA regulated?
     
  2. tmf lawn care

    tmf lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
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    i use 5gal jerry cans the work great
     
  3. Hawg City Lawns

    Hawg City Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
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    you know those red blitz cans yeah i have those they suck when the pressure builds up from sitting in the sun the cap shoots off like a rocket sometimes you find the cap sometimes you dont
     
  4. Merkava_4

    Merkava_4 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Where do you get the non-regulated replacement nozzles?
     
  5. xclusive

    xclusive LawnSite Bronze Member
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    If you do a search on google you can find them on a few websites. That is how I found out they even existed although I have not purchased any yet.
     
  6. demhustler

    demhustler LawnSite Bronze Member
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    easy 2 fix - just cut end with clippers or knife
    wrap any foil for the cap - that's it

    pita - oh, yea; common result of using this pos - "with this gov.regulated crp cans i spill more gas than in whole my life"
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2010
  7. IN2MOWN

    IN2MOWN LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Little confused. You use foil instead of a gas cap?
     
  8. demhustler

    demhustler LawnSite Bronze Member
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    : ))))))
    on top of the nozzle, to prevent rain(snow) - water into can (through nozzle, end of which cutted-off)
     
  9. betmr

    betmr LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I've spilled more gas with these spill proof cans, than I've spilled my whole life with the old ones. And what a pain it is to fill string trimmers, chain saws, and blowers with them. Who ever came up with this idea, should be made to work in the Grounds Maintenance business for 5 years....just fueling equipment.
     
  10. IN2MOWN

    IN2MOWN LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Interesting.

    No offense but Im NOT going to alter anything that could tip over, spill and cause a massive fire harming myself or others.

    JMO...
     

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