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Doug    Posted 05-29-2018 at 14:59:16 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • how do you all fill your tractors with gas? do you have some type of transfer tank or do you use gas cans? i had to go fill a half dozen gas cans the other day and they all leak when trying to pour them out. going to consider another option if one is out there.

    Frank (WNY)    Posted 05-31-2018 at 09:52:00 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • It isn't much fun trying to heft a 5 gal gas can over a front loader frame. I use a long funnel and dried out water jugs to pour in a gallon at a time. I usually end up spilling some. Anybody have a better way?

    carl nny    Posted 05-31-2018 at 20:19:35 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I have a funnel that has about a 3 foot hose on it. I have a hook on the funnel that I attach to the highest point on the loader frame and then put the hose in the tank.. Works for me..

    Frank (WNY)    Posted 06-01-2018 at 04:33:21 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Thanks Carl! I'll try that.

    Rustyal    Posted 05-30-2018 at 09:20:01 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Several 5 gallon plastic cans with various spouts. Then only put a few gallons in each can. The solid spouts work better than the flex type. I will not buy anymore with the locking safety spout.

    Jack - Iowa    Posted 05-31-2018 at 07:28:30 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I found out you can remove the "guts" from that safety spout. Not a bad spout after that!

    Dave Smith    Posted 05-30-2018 at 08:37:32 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Because of old age and cancer problems I don't have the strength I had five years ago.
    So I have to find easier ways to do things. I bought the pumper on Amizon. It is battery powered
    and works great. It has a sensor in the nozzle that shuts the pump off when the tank is full.
    The battery's last quite a long while.
    I wheel it around on a old wheel chair I bought at a garage sale for $5. A handy item to have in the shop.
    Dave <*)))><

    steve19438    Posted 05-30-2018 at 05:10:52 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • five gal. cans that I only put four gal. in.(helps with drippage and not quite as heavy) metal funnel with brass (?) strainer.

    steveVa    Posted 05-29-2018 at 21:42:20 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I got me a big a$$ red funnel with a strainer and just pour gas straight from the gas can, most of mine are plastic. I usually put in 5 gallons at a time at the most. Lately I bought several one gallon cans so I can fill one gallon at a time and easy to handle. I also have a Mr. FUEL funnel that will filter out any crud or moisture from a questionable sourse of gas.

    lonestarjeff    Posted 05-29-2018 at 20:31:05 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • 5 or 6 gallon plastic cans from back when, but I found some long flexible spouts on Amazon that make it much easier to get everything in the tank & faster. The spout sets come with several cap adapters to fit my old Wedco, Rubbermade, & Chilton cans.

    John in Mich    Posted 05-29-2018 at 20:08:25 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • 6 gallon red plastic gas cans filled about 4.5 gallons and I use a locking funnel. Less weight to lift and no spill when starting to pour. Once it is into the funnel I can rest the can in the funnel and just steady it until it is empty.

    PatrickB    Posted 05-29-2018 at 18:31:25 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I've got several old style 5 gallon gas cans here that I use regularly year round. Their spouts fit securely and don't leak. I find that filling them with just 4-1/2 gallons creates a lot less problems.

    Bruce (VA)    Posted 05-29-2018 at 15:02:50 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I use a 5 gallon can and a locking funnel.

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