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Offline fergie Phil

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petrol cans
« on: June 20, 2018, 10:32:43 PM »
went to fill petrol can for mower but was told that I had the wrong type of can and I would not be allowed to get any' So what is the law now on petrol cans. My old one has one side for petrol and the other for oil. Its a type of strong plastic. When I asked what can I would need they said they were not sure can any one help

Offline scary crow

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Re: petrol cans
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2018, 10:54:59 PM »
Hi Phil not had that problem at my local garage just filled a can today found this site it may help ..They do plastic and specalist cans  and provide  some info on the law ..
https://www.jerrycans.co.uk/blog/are-jerry-cans-legal-what-is-the-law-on-fuel-cans
« Last Edit: June 20, 2018, 11:00:17 PM by scary crow »

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Re: petrol cans
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2018, 07:22:49 AM »
what a can of worms the law is  clap:-)
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Offline fergie Phil

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Re: petrol cans
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2018, 02:47:29 PM »
Went back to the garage and had a few words then a gent came and looked at the can and said it would be all right.  Then he said if the girls are on there own next time I might  get the same reply.
    Happy days. Ok back to the plot for some mowing

Offline Gwiz

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Re: petrol cans
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2018, 08:03:03 AM »
From your description, it sounds as if your fuel can is one that is primarily designed for chainsaw users.
Two stroke mix in one side, and chain oil for the other.
Unless it is in bad condition, there ought to be no problem.