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Old 03 February 2014, 09:01   #11
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I'm looking for some cans (preferably plastic) to carry some fuel for that extra range on the RIB.

I thought it would be relatively simple, find a can on tinternet and buy it, wrong! I bought one I could stick my finger through, another I could hardly get the pump nozzle in and it took an age to empty so I'm not buying any more without recommendation.

So... What d'ya use?
I still have the Tempo one
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Old 03 February 2014, 15:16   #12
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Here's how easy it is to fill up with these plastic jerry cans & flexable nozzle while bobbing about on the water
You need an off tap though mate seem as you spill some
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Old 03 February 2014, 16:25   #13
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Keep it simple - buy what ever tank you want and get one of these - Laser Jiggle Siphon Hose 1.75m | Fluid Extraction | Screwfix.com

Easy to use and avoids having to struggle holding tanks up whilst filling and surprisingly easy to control!!!

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Old 03 February 2014, 16:30   #14
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Keep it simple - buy what ever tank you want and get one of these - Laser Jiggle Siphon Hose 1.75m | Fluid Extraction | Screwfix.com Easy to use and avoids having to struggle holding tanks up whilst filling and surprisingly easy to control!!! Chris

Yep used nod for years can't beat it but make sure you get large bore as it cuts down refuelling time

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I've got one of them things and I'm buggered if I can get it to work properly, its as if the spring in too strong.
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I've got one of them things and I'm buggered if I can get it to work properly, its as if the spring in too strong.
Never had a problem with ours. It works so easily its a dream compared to holding a tank over a filler valve whilst it empties!

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I have a big bore one works fine
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Never had a problem. Make sure jerry above level, try to make tube as straight as poss and seat the nozzle well down the jerry and use short sharp strokes. Works every time. Sent from my iPhone using Rib.net
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I've watched the videos on YouTube but still cant get it to work.


I suspect it may be a duffer.
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Here's how easy it is to fill up with these plastic KERNY cans & flexable nozzle while bobbing about on the water
Get it right Hadd there's no such thing as a jerry can
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