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    Re: Fuel tank build. 2 gallons

    Quote Originally Posted by motolife313 View Post
    That is without a doubt the most overbuilt gas can I've ever seen LOL!!!

    100% serious, though. I wish all of my fuel cans were aluminum. I've had two plastic gas cans split open along the seam from manufacturing just this year. First one spilled fuel all in the back of the Expedition (wreaked for WEEKS!), second one did the same, but the gas leaked onto a tarp this time. I wasn't the one who filled it, when to go fill up a small engine and gas poured all over the place. Couldn't figure out why... busted seam.

    I'm not going to rant about it (too much ), but I will say that "spillproof cans" are the only ones I spill... They're also the only ones that seem to burst. I've never had luck with the BS safety nozzles on cans. I'll take a steel jerry can over a plastic can any day. I just unscrew the top on my plastic cans if I need to fuel something up. Heck, even on an automobile, you have to use a fancy funnel to fuel them up, so whats the point using the chit nozzle they include on the can? I keep a 5 gallon can in my truck, just incase I see a stranded motorist, if I run out of gas, if I need to mix up some gas for the chainsaw, etc... I also have to keep a special funnel in the truck to add gas to cars. (insert eye-roll emoji here)

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    Re: Fuel tank build. 2 gallons

    Oh, and be careful what type of tubing you're using fuel with deteriorate some of that stuff. Depending on the type of plastic, some of it will turn into goo.

    Literally, depending on the type of plastic, you can soak it in gasoline (never tried it with diesel) and it'll turn into a gel like substance. Sorta fun to play with. LOL

    Also, not sure why I'm sharing this, but I am... Gasoline dissolves in Styrofoam (edit: no... Styrofoam dissolves in Gasoline). I remember when I was about 11 or 12, me and a friend made a big batch of it. You know that game "Hot Potato"? Yeah. We played it with Napalm (basically). LOL No one got hurt, either. Did that more than once, too.

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    Re: Fuel tank build. 2 gallons

    Now I understand the design. Round handle for transport, recessed handles for pouring. Well done! One question, will it need a vent?
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    Re: Fuel tank build. 2 gallons

    Probably use a cap on the end of the hose that pops off easy if needed

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