Homemade Gas Can Holders

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by fatboynormmie, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. fatboynormmie

    fatboynormmie LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Got a little silly out in the garage last night and started making some gas can holders for my enclosed trailer .Started (2) 5 gal holders and need to make (2) 2 1/2 gal holders .What you guys think ?



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  2. djlunchbox

    djlunchbox LawnSite Member
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    nice job! make more of them, and sell them to get a bottle of gas for that welder! LOL

    nice work tho, seriously :D
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  3. Lefet

    Lefet LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Real nice job!! I need to learn how to WELD!!!
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  4. Dogbonz

    Dogbonz LawnSite Senior Member
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    A bit of Yellow Krylon, and you'll be all set! Nice work!
  5. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Wish I had some scrap metal I need some of those.
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  6. rob7233

    rob7233 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I like the welding work but HATE the cans!
  7. touhey33

    touhey33 LawnSite Senior Member
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    How'd you bend the flat stock?
  8. OP

    fatboynormmie LawnSite Bronze Member
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    That's funny I do have a mig setup on my lincoln 110 weldpak and have a full bottle of argon co2 but for some reason I like using my lincoln 220 weldpak .It's just a better welding rig but I have that setup for welding outside an run fluxcore in that machine. Thanks for all the compliments guys I love crafting my own stuff.
  9. a clear difference lawn

    a clear difference lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    Those are sweet!! I could really use one to mount to my trailer. Right now I carry my gass cans in my truck bed. Great idea and execution.
  10. OP

    fatboynormmie LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Used my wilton vise and me muscles.Was all done freehand figured out the radius on the first bend and just kept bending them in the same way.Don't know if it's obvious in the pics but due to the way the gas cans are made the bulk of the weight is more to the right of center and the left side of the holder is wider due to the built in handle .It fits the can perfectly but looking at the empty holder it may look like somethings off but its not.
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