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Old April 24th, 2012, 12:14 AM
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Anyone out there using the Rotopax tanks? I am thinking about replacing the metal can I have since it is rusting away. Any opinions from someone that has used them?

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Old April 24th, 2012, 07:37 AM
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I do and they are great....be careful on the spouts. You can get the "old fashion spouts", but I belive they all come with the new low emission spouts now. They are a little trickey to learn to use and you end up wasting a little fuel working out a system to get fuel from the can to the tank.

I just took the spout apart. I have rotopax for diesel, petrol and water and I use their rack system.
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I use them exclusively now, both the fuel and water cans. I love how I can stack and configure them how I want. I use the 2 gal cans.
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Reviving this thread because while i like the design and mounting capabilities, i have had repeated issues with the spouts. The spring used to open the "eco" spouts broke on me twice - both times on first use. Anyone else experience similar issues or a can offer a solution here? Am i possibly doing something wrong? The tanks are worthless without the spouts, but too expensive to keep replacing... Any help / commiseration would be much appreciated.
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As Jeff suggests, I'm not going to advocate going outside the CARB regs and the good people of the EPA...but partnered with the water spout they work well (allegedly...as I'd never do that mind you...bad for the environment).

Rotopax are fantastic.
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