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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Does anyone know if knock offs of milsurp Jerry cans are any good for 12-24 month storage of gasoline? These are running $25 each right now at Sears/Kmart. I would be adding fuel stabilizer and storing in a shed. Mainly concerned about whether these cans seal tightly and hold up over time...
  2. Vendor Deals
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  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I posted earlier my diesel fuel tank, now here is my gas tank installed, About 2 months ago. Gas is a little more trickier than diesel to store. First off I treated the fuel with stabilizer. And I use Super Unleaded, because it stays fresher longer IMHO. This tank is an old fuel oil tank I found...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is there any reason i should not use 55 gal. drums to store fuel? been locking for something other than 5 gal cans and dont want to spend $1000s for a bulk tank. are there any precautions i should take to vent/prevent fire ect?
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    For those that might want to store gasoline for long periods of time, it is necessary to treat the fuel to keep it from deteriorating. The product below can be added to gasoline to accomplish this. A double amount will protect the fuel for up to 24 months...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I picked up two old metal GI jerry cans at a garage sale for $5.00 each. The exteriors look fine but they have residue from old gas in them. The bottoms of the insides look like there's a 1/16th of brown varnish. I suspect this is what is left after the old gas evaporated. Any suggestions on...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Are there any safe ways to store fuel in a storage unit? are there any cans and double sealing tactics that I can do and ensure I don't put miny or anyone else's items in jeopardy?
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My 1 ton Chevy Pick Up has 2 fuel tanks but it won't take fuel from one of them. The fuel tank that does not get the fuel used has been brim full for over 2 years now. I have been meaning to drain it and did today. The fuel smelt the same as the other tanks which was allmost empty. I put all the...
  9. DIY - Do It Yourself
    This may be a SUPER DUMB question -- but I would rather be safe than sorry. Does anyone see any safety/legal problems with using an ICB Tote for at home fuel storage (obviously, I'm not talking in the house or in the garage) but in a shop building.
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I know this has been discussed before, but : How long can gas be stored before it goes bad? How long will a gas additive extend the gas life? What do you think is the best additive? I would like to store gas in a large 55 gal plastic barrell with a hand pump. Should I use 2 -55 gal and rotate...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I went to the recycler Saturday to sell my aluminum cans. While I was there I noticed a Peterbuilt aluminum fuel tank lying on the ground. I asked him how much he wanted for it and he said he would take .60 cents a pound for it. We put it on the scales and it weighed 91 pounds. I told him I...
  12. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I have slowly been building my stock of gasoline over the past year to where I now have at least 40 gllons on hand at any one time. Basically I have 9 five gallon plastic gas cans. My garage is starting to look a little full of bright red cans. I realize that this violates a few safety regs...
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I think we have become acostumed to many commodities that we may find hard to live without. One of the things that I'm sure will need is a fair amount of fuel to get where I'm going and one tank of fuel will not do the job. I've considered a fuel transfer tank, but was told that the fuel will...
  14. Urban Survival
    What is the safest way to store gasoline? I read about a family who was stockpiling it last summer when gas prices were at like $5.00/gal, and blew up their home. What about propane? I have about five tanks already for my grill. All I need to do is get them filled up, but I have a family and...
  15. Urban Survival
    Thanks to Ike I have several plastic gas containers. I was wondering is there a good way to storing that much gas if I decide to fill them all up?
  16. Urban Survival
    Lots of folks have touted the utility of 5 gallon buckets for food storage. Does anyone know if they are any good for storing gas or diesel? I know it would be a pain to pour the gas into a fuel tank from the bucket, but at 1/5 the price of an "approved" gas can, it seems like a decent idea...
  17. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey guys - I have a couple of questions about storing Kerosene. I have a kerosene heater that I keep for emergencies, and have always kept a 5 gal jug of Kerosene in the garage. I'm planning to expand to 3-4 jugs and with my new shed thought it would be safer stored in there instead of in the...
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    For two days now I have been seeing news reports about a fuel shortage in Tennessee, Georgia and other areas around the Gulf states. Shortages to the extent that around Atlanta, GA, over 70% of the gas stations have no fuel. In areas where there is gas, the cost is pushing $5.00 per gallon...
  19. Urban Survival
    does any one have some good idead or tips for storing gasoline? i was thinking in 55 gallon drums but i dont want it to go bad from siting to long.
  20. Urban Survival
    Ok, here ya go, the red level is 4 feet tall - just to give some scale. Each one holds 16 gallons. This is what I store my kerosene and gas in. This past fall I went down and bought 15 gallons of kerosene, this drum was perfect for storing that amount of fuel. The drum weighed about 100...
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