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Old 18-05-2015, 09:48   #91
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Re: Horrible "non spill" gas cans

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I am not sure if you can buy the fill hose caps seperately but if you loose the small cap there is no way to close the gas can.

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You can buy a cap that will fit it in the plumbing section of any hardware store in the US. The same metal caps that plumbers use to cap off plumbing will fit the nozzle. They may even come in PVC, I just never looked.

Not a bad idea to have a spare or two cause they do get lost.

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Re: Horrible "non spill" gas cans

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You can buy a cap that will fit it in the plumbing section of any hardware store in the US. The same metal caps that plumbers use to cap off plumbing will fit the nozzle. They may even come in PVC, I just never looked.

Not a bad idea to have a spare or two cause they do get lost.

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Probably like screw drivers going overboard.
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Re: Horrible "non spill" gas cans

Yes, they sell those caps in PVC in every hardware store. What you can do if you have several of the "utility jugs" (by law, the vendor cannot sell it as a gas can, but you can use it as a gas can) is only install the hose on one cap and leave the other caps alone, that way you only have 1 hose to deal with.

After a few years, the hose might get brittle. They sell that vinyl hose at any hardware store as well.
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Re: Horrible "non spill" gas cans

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You can buy a cap that will fit it in the plumbing section of any hardware store in the US. The same metal caps that plumbers use to cap off plumbing will fit the nozzle. They may even come in PVC, I just never looked.

Not a bad idea to have a spare or two cause they do get lost.

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Awesome good to know! Never thought about looking there.

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Probably like screw drivers going overboard.
Great analogy and oh so true

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Yes, they sell those caps in PVC in every hardware store. What you can do if you have several of the "utility jugs" (by law, the vendor cannot sell it as a gas can, but you can use it as a gas can) is only install the hose on one cap and leave the other caps alone, that way you only have 1 hose to deal with.

After a few years, the hose might get brittle. They sell that vinyl hose at any hardware store as well.
Great idea! Definitely makes sense
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