It's been a long time since I've bought a gas can. I need some new
ones and all I could easily find are vent-less. Do these pour and seal
well? I need cans to store generator gasoline for up to six months; so
I need something that seals well. Will they work in this application?
To reply to me directly, remove the CLUTTER from my email address.
This would allow gas fumes to escape and collect in whatever storage
area the can was in. That's bad, you get on the news that way. Properly
vented cans have sealable vents to keep closed when you're not actually
I have a 2 gal ventless can. I hate it. I fill it, when the temps
rise outside the gas is forced up the spout (stored inside the can),
and spills over the top of the can. Just driving home from the gas
station I get gas all over my trunk. It has spilled over killing a
spot on my lawn too. I have found that I can not put the spout in
the can after filling. and have to leave the spout sticking out of the
can. The can will not seal without the spout inserted. that is the
part that forms the "gasket". Besides this, it does not pour very
well. The old cans with vents worked fine for many years, but there
is always someone that has to screw up what already works in the name
of progress. Ventless cans are junk !
The one my wife bought me (after she gave away my perfectly good 'regular'
plastic can to a stranger who claimed to be stranded) leaks, and I have to
apply so much pressure to open the valve that I'm always worried I'll damage
the plastic gas tank I'm filling.
Just get a standard plastic can. It's not that hard to open the caps
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