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Government designed gas can spouts

nettle

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My old fuel cans, both diesel and gas, have been babied for years for fear of only having the replacement option to be the newer politically correct fuel cans and the spout that comes with them. This is the spout that has the hook on the spout that is pushed while fueling that causes fuel to be spilled all over the equipment.

I could ramble on about this for a while but I will spare everyone.

After years of good service one of the plastic spouts on one of my Chilton containers fatigued and broke.

Tonight I ordered some spouts and adapters from EZ-POUR for my some of of my Blitz and Chilton containers. Hopefully these spouts and adapters work out OK.
 
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I just got one of those High Flow spouts for my Diesel Can. It’s crazy that a guy has to buy a can and then spend another 11$ to buy a spout and vent so it can work right. Before now I’ve used the no-spill gas cans and they seem to work alright, just slow. I do like those for chainsaws because they are slow.
 
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Before posting here I was looking at older pre-ban used cans and spouts on Ebay. Hopefully all had a pirate's patch over on eye when they created these listings.
 

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How much do you use at a time (in a day, etc...)?

I was doing some work in the woods and didn't want to carry a big can around, so was looking for something small (+/- 1 quart). Couldn't find any small cans appropriate for carrying fuel for less than $20. Then it occurred to me...I bought a few quart cans of Tru-Fuel. Used that, then refilled the cans. I carried them around in a pocket on my tool belt (along with a quart bottle of bar and chain oil). They have enough to fill the tank a little over twice. By then it was about lunch time anyhow, so I'd just get a new can at the truck and head back out for the afternoon. I then fill those from a bigger can using a funnel, so don't need the spout. It has worked out very well and is much easier to pour.
 
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These are for my mowers, tractor, atv's, chainsaws, and weed eaters. Lifting a 6 gallon can from the ground chest high for the tractor is the worst. Hard on the plastic nozzle.
 
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I’ve been replacing Blitz cans as they go out with the No-Spill brand and really like the spouts, for what it’s worth. It’s an ergonomic solution that doesn’t fly in the face of the rules, for smaller cans at least.
 
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I’ve been replacing Blitz cans as they go out with the No-Spill brand and really like the spouts, for what it’s worth. It’s an ergonomic solution that doesn’t fly in the face of the rules, for smaller cans at least.
I like the no spills for small tanks. They flow pretty slow for bigger equipment size tanks, etc.

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The other thing worth noting is that in my business anything we’d need more than 5 gallons of (diesel mostly) we keep in a 90 gallon L tank sitting between the front of the bed and the truck tool box. I don’t really use large cans.
 
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The government is only trying to look out for our best interest and keep us safe...........kidding if course, they can take all these spouts and cram them right up there behind. I have cussed and fussed the stupid things.

I mostly am just filling up saws so I ended up buying one of those expensive Sure Cans. Works well for a saw but anything big would be to slow.

My lawn mower has a 12 gallon tank so I just throw it on the trailer and take it to the pump and fill it.
 
AGoodSteward

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I just gut em. Shove a cork or stick in em for a cap, and forget they ever had any "features".
Chew the vent out with a knife if it interferes with my new cap. Maybe pics tomorrow if I remember.
The "spillproof" ones certainly cause more spills than they ever prevented.
 
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I have a couple of these . I also have an Eagle 5 gallon metal can but it only holds about four now backed into it with the kubota.:mad:

I buy these when I go to the Carlisle shows. Good price no shipping no tax . Mine are red going to get 2 more reds and a yellow for diesel
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