Category: Fuel

Surecan Gas Can

I have to say that in America we do a pretty good job of moving forward and not backwards.  However in recent years and in the gas can industry, sadly we have moved backwards.  Remember the days of just picking up a gas can and being able to pour gas into your lawn equipment?  The cans were simple and easy to use.  Well all of a sudden we brought a bunch of idiots who didn’t know gas was explosive and lawyers into the mix and guess what, we took a step backwards and everyone had to suffer, even a...

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Briggs & Stratton Ethanol-Free Gas

This is just a quick post to let you know that Briggs & Stratton have canned fuel.  I am not sure how long it’s been on the market because this was really the first time I have heard about the fuel.  As with other manufacturers on the market, Briggs & Stratton canned fuel contains no Ethanol.  Ethanol is what gums up carbs, causes small engines to run rough and also can degrade if not used quickly.  With Ethanol free gas you don’t have to worry about those problems and also it has a shelf life of 2 years.  They...

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TruFuel – Fuel for Lawn and Garden Equipment

This post brought to you by TRUFUEL®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Tools In Action. Gas is great but has its downfalls, especially on equipment that is used seasonally.  It goes bad! When it goes bad, it gums up your engine requiring you to take it to a shop to have the carburetor cleaned.  Gas from a gas station can start deteriorating in as little as 30 days.  On top of that they add ethanol to the mix which is like instant death for small engine fuel systems. TruFuel is exactly that, a True Fuel....

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Liquid Transfer Pump – Cheap Thrills

Is it just me or do you find yourself having to transfer fluids frequently?  Pouring gas is usually a one way thing.  What if you need to recover that gas or put it back in the can? I have tried hand pumps with no luck.  Recently I set out on a search determined to find the best electric transfer pump I could find.  The results were very surprising.  A lot of research lead me to the Sierra Tools battery operated liquid transfer pump on Amazon. It is powered by 2 D batteries and claims to move 5 to 6...

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