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Posted by Martin Riddle on June 5, 2010, 10:47 pm
 





That pretty much verifies the theory with the poly cans.  Looks like
CARB has some new regs and the standard 4 tab cap jerry cans are no
longer available.  I'll have to keep searching.

Cheers

 



Posted by Bruce in alaska on June 6, 2010, 5:32 pm
 




Use the 55 USG Drum, to fill up your plastic Jugs as you get ready to
Bug Out.....

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Posted by David Lesher on June 5, 2010, 3:54 pm
 

I'm looking for a real breakdown of diesel vs. propane, in the
15-25KW range. Obviously, [for a given fuel cost] there will be
some # of hours, below which propane wins and above that, diesel does.

I need to be able to quantify that. Has anyone seen a case study?
                            
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Posted by amdx on June 8, 2010, 10:23 pm
 



  Well, on that and a different subject, I looked at Miller welders today.
 The Bobcat 250 is $,474 + $44tx = $,718  9500 watts continuous,
11,000 peak.  Only $00 more than the Honda and an extra 3500 watt
capability.
  Disadvantages , it is louder, uses more fuel, slightly more costly (unless
I mail order out of state, no taxes)
Advantages, more capacity, It's a welder, should hold value, can be sold as
a little used welder.

   Any opinions?
                   Mike



Posted by vaughn on June 8, 2010, 11:14 pm
 



It depends on lots of things.  First, how often do you need a portable welder?
If the answer is "never" or even "rarely" then why pay more?  Second; what about
the engine?  For example: is it name brand or Chinese?  What kind of reputation
does that engine have in the industry?

Regardless, you will likely need to search beyond this group for reviews on that
unit.

Vaughn






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