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Old 09-30-2014, 10:00 AM
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Making jerry cans.....better

Ok, so im trying to sell off some jerry cans as Ive found a location (prrincess auto) that has jerry cans with vents for rapid pouring.

Im not allowed to buy new ones until I sell these old ones. They are not selling.

Anyone thought of this.

Jerry can- Fuel safe
Nylon nut and nylon bolt- Fuel safe, so says google
JB weld- Fuel safe apparently (FAQ on jbweld site)

So. I want to sand the plastic to make it rough near the top of the gas can. Drill a hole just larger than my bolt. Epoxy the nut to the tank. BAM. Just made my jerrycan work properly again.

Thoughts? I cant find anything on Google that suggests people have tried this.
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Old 09-30-2014, 10:09 AM
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Not sure if it would hold long term. Also will it "seal" when closed or are you going to get seepage out of it.
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Old 09-30-2014, 10:12 AM
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Not concerned about seepage as the location I have in mind is higher than I fill them.
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Old 09-30-2014, 10:12 AM
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There are several utube videos on how to modify gas cans. Here are some:

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...n+modification
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Old 09-30-2014, 10:26 AM
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This sounds like it's going to be Jerry-rigged.
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Old 09-30-2014, 10:31 AM
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I figured you'd put them above the level line. I was more talking when they are sloshing during transport while full.
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Old 09-30-2014, 12:06 PM
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EZ-Pour makes a replacement spout and vent in a kit. I just purchased 5 from Tractor Supply. They worked great. You drill a hole in the can and snap in the vent. The spout comes with two flanges to fit the old cans and the new cans. www.ezpourspout.com
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Old 09-30-2014, 12:26 PM
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I don't even bother with trying to pour the ventless cans. We keep a few of these handy:



http://www.gandermountain.com/modper...l1DhoCODjw_wcB
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Old 09-30-2014, 01:18 PM
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I don't even bother with trying to pour the ventless cans. We keep a few of these handy:



http://www.gandermountain.com/modper...l1DhoCODjw_wcB
+1... works awesome!
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Old 09-30-2014, 01:31 PM
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Ya those things are awesome. Got lent one two weeks ago for filling at the dock very quick clean and easy. So i went and bought 3 or 4 for Christmas gifts haha
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