Re: Long Power Failures - Are You Ready?
Actual one can store it reasonable easy, (I know many city codes do not allow for it storage),
Originally Posted by nkyrental
many will may this is dangerous, but they shipped gasoline in drums all over the world in the 1940 during a major war,
Get a clean oil drum and fill it about 90% leave room for expansion, and add some PRI-G, and use according to directions, and seal that up drum up tight, and store in a shaded and reasonable cool location,
I stored some gasoline in drums in 99 and used 4 years later, and was as good as when It went into the drums,
(currently my generators are on propane supplied by a 1000 gallon tank),
Chevron has a very good page on long term gasoline storage up at there site http://www.chevron.com/products/ourf...g_storage.aspx
PRI-G, PRI-D personally I think these products are Superior than some of the other additives, can usually be found at RV dealers.
If stored in a vented tank you have 6 months at the most before it starts to go bad, all the light compounds evaporate off the fuel leaving heavier and heavier compounds that are hard to burn if left long enough it will be a varnish.
Last edited by BHD; 06-26-2009 at 09:49 AM.
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