anyone seen this?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by weeze, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
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  2. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
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    That's excellent! So simple too.

    I have a Gott can exactly like the old one he holds up, but mine has a better spout on it.
  3. C6H12O6

    C6H12O6 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I haven't seen that. But, those are some good ideas.

    I gave up on nozzles for straight gas a long time ago so I don't have to worry about the vents. I just fill the cans half way whether they are 2.5 or 5 and pour. I still use nozzles for the mixed gas though so when I need some new cans maybe I will do some of those mods.
  4. 1whitetail

    1whitetail LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 149

    Good tips but I wonder if the gasoline will eat the rubber valve stems.
  5. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,876

    Love it!!! And I love the idea of storing some gas cans and rotating them out like that too! I absolutely hate those new gas cans, just like that guy and probably anyone else who's ever used them.

    Thanks for sharing! I'm going to use that.
  6. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768

    I did that to my cans a few years ago.
  7. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Cool! I gave up on buying those gas cans. I now use motocross gas cans.
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    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
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    Great idea!
    I did something similar to what they did and it works fine too.
  9. macgyver_GA

    macgyver_GA LawnSite Senior Member
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    I love the 85 year old man with prostate problems reference. LOL! So true!

    I feel like these things cause more harm than good. I bet the amount of gas spilled is probably worse than the fumes that could vent to the atmosphere.
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2012
  10. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
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    yeah i kinda wondered that too. i guess you could always replace the valve stem since they are cheap.

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