Fuel storage tips

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  1. TrailDust

    TrailDust TGT Addict

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    For any of you folks who store fuel for your generator and what not, how long do you store the fuel (provided you're also using a fuel stabilizer) before you change it out for a new batch? If your fuel is stored in a cool, even temperature location, can you go beyond the recommended storage time as indicated on the fuel stabilizer? Opinions?
     


  2. TexasRedneck

    TexasRedneck 1911 Nut Lifetime Member

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    Ah use Sta-bil, an' store it up to a year.
     
  3. Hawghauler

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    I rotate mine out by dumping it into truck and farm implements
     
  4. TrailDust

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    Do either of you "cheat" on the time and go beyond a year if it's stored in a good location, or is one year the max with Stabil? (which is what I use)
     
  5. TexasRedneck

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    Just ain't worth "cheatin'" on it - I use the old stuff, an' start again w/fresh.
     
  6. TrailDust

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    Okay, cool, thanks for the advice. I'm pretty anal about this kind of stuff, and have the fill dates for my containers written down.
     
  7. TexasRedneck

    TexasRedneck 1911 Nut Lifetime Member

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    I don't git quite that carried away with it....<G> I just know that each spring, I use up all old fuel, and load fresh stuff.
     
  8. Hawghauler

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    I'll bet TrailDust has the neatest sock drawer in TGT.
     
  9. Big country

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    What's a sock drawer?:gotme:
     
  10. thorkyl

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    Well mine is all diesel
    So I go 3 years
     

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