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Old 03-24-2015, 04:25 PM   #1
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Propane question follow-up: Travelling with gasoline

I'd like to thank everyone for their input on travelling with a spare propane tank.

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How do you travel with gasoline when bringing along a genny? I have several metal, 5 gallon cans. Should I bring one empty and try to find a place near the campsite to buy gas, then empty it into the truck's gas tank it before heading home? Or is it ok to travel with the can full (half full? 3/4?) in the bed of the TV?

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Old 03-24-2015, 04:54 PM   #2
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Well as i stated in the other thread, With all the Gas, Propane and ammo im haulin, i should have hazmat stickers on the side of my truck. Just like with the propane, as long as they are in a safe container and secure, you will be fine with however much you wanna haul!!
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Old 03-25-2015, 10:06 PM   #3
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Old 03-25-2015, 10:26 PM   #4
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I carry a 2 1/2 gal gas can with me whenever we tow 'just in case' lashed to the 5th wheel hitch when a bungee cord.


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Old 03-26-2015, 01:00 PM   #5
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Traveling with Gasoline

This question was something I have been giving some real thought to recently also. We have a trip from Texas this summer out to Lost Wages and then up to Reno though some very sparsely settled parts of the desert before heading over to Yellowstone NP. I will feel a lot more comfortable with an extra 10 gallons of fuel as a reserve. I read on another post thread where someone had been stopped in California and cited for carrying plastic gas cans. As we are taking a small genny also, I purchased a couple of the Justrite 5 gallon Type II CARB compliant gas cans http://Justrite AccuFlow 7250130 Typ... Capacity, Red from Amazon for the trip. As I am bumper pulling I will have to carry the genny and the gas under my truck bed cover and I didn't want any issues with vapors or spillage. Just me being overly careful probably, but after filling them and storing in my workshop for a couple of weeks, you never smell any fumes from them until you open the spout. These guys are spark resistant and won't leak when accidentally turned over either. At least that is how I am going to carry gas when camping, hope it helps.
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Well as i stated in the other thread, With all the Gas, Propane and ammo im haulin, i should have hazmat stickers on the side of my truck. Just like with the propane, as long as they are in a safe container and secure, you will be fine with however much you wanna haul!!
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Old 03-27-2015, 10:20 AM   #7
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Some States limit the amount of Gas you can haul, even in an OSHA approved container.
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