Vintage gas cans

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  1. chadwimc

    chadwimc 10 pointer

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    I have at least two Eagle gas cans. They're fine for storing fuel, but the pour spouts and lid gaskets are about shot. Where can I find parts. No, the generic easy pour spouts don't fit. Another "no". I don't care about your new fangled fuel cans, Karen. I'l continue to use manly fuel cans that are not safe and cause cancer in California...

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  2. barney

    barney 12 pointer

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    The ones listed on eBay say they are for eagle.
     
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  3. Ataulbe1

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    I'd like to have one. I cuss my POS gas cans more than about anything I own. Talk about fixing something till it's broke!

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  4. carnivore

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    Ive spilt so much fuel from those damned things! I want to light whomever is responsible on fire.
     
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  5. 1wildcatfan

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    This is the type can/jug to have. Rural king has cheapest prices. Not EPA approved for fuel.
    I don't spill a drop using these.
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  6. dirtstalker

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    Yup..got several of them from tractor supply. Same price.
     
  7. 00noturkey

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    i made an improvement to my spout. a little hacksaw work and cut of the burrs. i will post a picture. i took out the air tube when i cut of the white part, at the tip end of the spout, it measures 5.1/8 long, the red part with the cap screwed on is 2. 5/8 long. it fits snug on the spout.
     

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  8. Dark Cloud

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    My daughter brought two new five gal jugs for me , it takes two people to use one
     

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  9. Ataulbe1

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    And only $60! :eek::(
     
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  10. Dark Cloud

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    I liked to passed out when I looked that thang up for the pic.
     
  11. Carl

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  12. JR in KY

    JR in KY 12 pointer

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    There is a Fix on YouTube for the new jugs. Only thing you buy is about 6 inches plastic hose.
    Works perfect....like the old ones did before they screwed them up.
     
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  13. chadwimc

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    Or, just do what I do when using a new style can. Start with a full jug of gasoline. Try several times and several ways to pour fuel. Slam the jug down, rip off the spout/nozzle, throw it down the driveway or across the field, proceed to spill fuel all over. Vow to do unspeakable things to the safety NAZI who designs such California compliant gas cans...

    I now, I know. I just gotta be a lil' smarted than the piece of plastic I'm trying to use. After all, simple laborers use them all day, every day...:p
     
  14. Racer1

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    These jugs are great!
     
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  15. Drahts

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