Collapsible gascan?

Discussion in 'Equipment & Survival Kits' started by PS360, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. PS360

    PS360 Well-Known Member

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    I’ve thought it would be a good idea to have a collapsible gas can,

    So far I’ve seen the Itzagascan (ItzaGasCan Collapsible One-Time Use Gas Can)
    And gas-O-Haul Emergency Gas Container (one is a clone of the other not sure which)

    And some fuel bladders that are out of my price range.

    Is there anything else out there?
     
  2. The_Blob

    The_Blob performing monkey

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    never worried much about this... :hmmm:

    they're not good for storage so that might be why...

    I think I'll stick with regular storage cans or if that becomes too much, salvage something at the fuel site :dunno:
     

  3. Tirediron

    Tirediron RockyMountainCanadian

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    A collapsable water jug should work, but you might want to try on before having to rely on it in an emergency:dunno:
     
  4. NaeKid

    NaeKid YourAdministrator, eh?

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    I probably wouldn't use a soft-plastic water-jug for fuel unless it was an emergency. The fuel would probably eat through the soft-plastic and become contaminated quickly ... and then shortly after that you would have a puddle of molten plastic and no fuel left.

    Metal, glass or plastic containers that are designed just for fuel would be my choice.
     
  5. Tirediron

    Tirediron RockyMountainCanadian

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    Agreed, that is why I suggested to pre test said jug, but a 2 gallon "normal"jug doesn't take up that much space and would be a much better choice.
    As a side note gasoline shouldn't be stored in plastic for extended periods
    the volitiles tend to escape.
    For longer term storage steel cans well sealed kept in a cool place are best,