Lifting 5gal cans of diesel fuel a problem

lynnmor

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For those of you like me who have a 5 gallon can with flame shield from midwest can and want to use some type of transfer pump, here's a good video on removing it. The flame shield prevents you from reaching the bottom of the can.


I actually used the smallest screw driver I have and a set of locking needle nose pliers and regular needle nose pliers. I used the screw driver to allow me to pray the flame shield away from the can to get locking needle nose pliers on it (to prevent it from falling into the can) then used regular needle nose pliers to pull the flame shield out of the can.

Dan
To bring the can fully back to a time when there was common sense, get an EZ-Pour spout and a vent.
 
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dan_m

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To bring the can fully back to a time when there was common sense, get an EZ-Pour spout and a vent.
Exactly!

That was the first thing I did before I even used the can - changed the spout and added a vent .

I went with the the ez-pour hi-flo kit as that was what TSC had in stock.

Dan
 
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