Affordable Jerry Can

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Affordable Jerry Can

Post by dogboy443 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:23 am

I picked this up from eBay. Seller was quick to ship it out and I had it in two days. Well packed and it arrived in perfect shape. Decent metal quality with both spout and holder. Looking forward in installing this when the weather comes up above freezing. This is not my auction, I was only the purchaser. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Jerry-Can-with ... 2749.l2649
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by Tomcatfixer » Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:28 am

The 20-liters are awful big cans on a Ural, but the can size discussion has already been had, so I'll just say that I'm looking forward to seeing your images of it mounted.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by rivers » Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:49 am

Tomcatfixer wrote:The 20-liters are awful big cans on a Ural, but the can size discussion has already been had, so I'll just say that I'm looking forward to seeing your images of it mounted.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by Mikey » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:22 pm

Hmm, 77 to ship to me. Too bad.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by Mr Wazzock » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:07 pm

Very like what I've got but in 10 litres. Even to the extent of the top securing strap that can be padlocked. I agree tho 10 litres is plenty to manhandle & schlep around. I got same style spout as that, very good, the flexible end is just right to put into filler hole, then you only need to concentrate on holding it & pouring it.

I have had plenty of experience with 4 gallon jerry cans, for storing kerosene; bluddy heavy. (For me anyway.)

If you can find a 10L version of that, then brilliant. :D


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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by chaos2 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:25 pm

there's plenty of nice 10L cans out there, harder to find a holder for one. I guess there's not much of a market for hanging a wimpy 2.5 gallon can on the back of your macho Jeep or Hummer.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by dogboy443 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:30 pm

Mikey wrote:Hmm, 77 to ship to me. Too bad.
That's too bad. I'm in Massachusetts so my shipping was free.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by dogboy443 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:31 pm

I figure I'm just going to half fill it. I agree 5 Gallons would be a lot to try and tip over and fill.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by Tomcatfixer » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:02 pm

I figure I'm just going to half fill it.
Make sure that's really the way you want to go. Having sloshing "free surface" gasoline can hammer away at your mounting points harder than having a fully-filled 10L can.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by rivers » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:18 pm

+1
"Free surface effect" is a real thing. Especially when dealing with Russian sheet metal.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by dogboy443 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:57 pm

Tomcatfixer wrote:
I figure I'm just going to half fill it.
Make sure that's really the way you want to go. Having sloshing "free surface" gasoline can hammer away at your mounting points harder than having a fully-filled 10L can.
Thanks Chad, I appreciate your knowledge.

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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by Tomcatfixer » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:59 pm

Thanks Chad, I appreciate your knowledge.
I don't mean to be a "buzzkill". I just want you to make informed decisions. :wink:
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by dogboy443 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:16 pm

No buzzkill here. I appreciate the information.
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by windmill » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:11 pm

Just a FYI, if that can is like the cheap one I have, the metal is very light gauge and it will expand like a balloon on a hot day. If opened carelessly it will eject a surprising amount of it's contents all over the place. Don't ask me why I know......
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Re: Affordable Jerry Can

Post by dogboy443 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:36 pm

It's very heavy duty but I will keep the Boof factor in mind.
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