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Old 04 June 2016, 06:44   #1
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Cleaning Jerry cans....?

I have just aquired, 3 x nearly new, 20 litre jerry cans, that had diesel in them.

What are peoples thoughts on cleaning them out, before I fill with unleaded for my outboard.?

I have put in some clean petrol, and given them a good shake, then decanted into an old can for disposal, do you think this is adequate?
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The few drops of diesel left in wouldn't do any harm
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Old 04 June 2016, 07:23   #3
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The few drops of diesel left in wouldn't do any harm
Agree with the above, I use mine for both !
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Unless I thought they were dirty, I wouldn't even bother flushing them out
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a litre or so of petrol in each give them a shake out leave them open to see if theres any debris left in the bottom and i would be happy
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Cheers guys, put my mind at rest...!
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