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Jerry Can 20ltr £10.69 Aldi from Thurs 22nd Jan

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7y, 10m agoFound 7 years, 10 months ago
Not exactly the sort of thing everyone needs but if you do this is a great price. The cheapest I have seen them elsewhere is around £20.

20 litre metal jerry can to store petrol/diesel in. Aldi special offers available from Thursday 22nd Jan.
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#1
Great. I need one of these.

Be careful!

Up to 20 litres can be kept for private purposes. The fuel must be stored in cans permanently marked with 'highly flammable' and 'petroleum spirit'. The 20 litres may be divided into two 10 litre metal cans or one 10 litre metal can and two 5 litre plastic cans. Storage in more than two 5 litre plastic containers is illegal.
#2
Great price, haven't even seen the 10l this cheap.
#3
Probably Ex German army issue;-)
#4
QUICK EVERYBODY BEGIN HOARDING, I'M FILLING MINE WITH TESCO VALUE BEANS AND SAUSAGES.

Not for an emergency, it'll make a hearty breakfast.
#5
This looks like a good deal, but it seems it's only legal for diesel.
The largest container you're allowed to keep petrol in is a 10 litre can.

http://www.lga.gov.uk/lga/core/page.do?pageId=721836
http://www.hse.gov.uk/fireandexplosion/petroleum/faqs.htm
#6
Predikuesi
Great. I need one of these.

Be careful!


Yeah, exactly- so what is the point of these if you can't store more than 10l of petrol in one can? They've also got to be a certain distance from each other/from domestic use.
#7
:) heat
#8
Legal, schemgal.
suspended#9
you could get 10 litres from 1 petrol station and 10 litres from another:)

shouldn't this be called a petrol can, isn't jerry can american name or something?
#10
allclownsareevil;4105126
Legal, schemgal.


+1.

Lets see if the petrol police come round and arrest me.
#11
hajj_3;4105206


shouldn't this be called a petrol can, isn't jerry can american name or something?


This style afaik is called a jerry can by everyone. No?
#12
Titchimp
+1.

Lets see if the petrol police come round and arrest me.


If your house/garage catches on fire, and this thing blows up, it could easily void your home insurance....
#13
you can't keep petrol legally but I do it cos im so bwad ass. lol.
banned#14
hmm didn't know about that rule, guess my 1000litre tank over half full in my garden is not allowed then :w00t:
#15
seeing as petrol at my local petrol station comes down in price nearly every week why would i want to store petrol?
#16
peterdg55
seeing as petrol at my local petrol station comes down in price nearly every week why would i want to store petrol?



because when your paying over a quid a ltr you like to think you had a bargain :whistling:
#17
robbrookes5
because when your paying over a quid a ltr you like to think you had a bargain :whistling:


Yes but its not a bargain when you add £10.69 to 20 litres.:w00t:
#18
The restrictions on how much you can store are for your own (and other people's) safety. You choose to break them, something goes wrong, guess who's fault that'd be? (Still, you might get to feature in the 2009 Darwin awards...) :)
#19
Yes or no answer please:

If I bought this 20l can, can I store 20l of diesel in my boot?
#20
fuzzlepop
hmm didn't know about that rule, guess my 1000litre tank over half full in my garden is not allowed then :w00t:


Is it full of petrol? :whistling:
#21
Iceman9899;4105047
Yeah, exactly- so what is the point of these if you can't store more than 10l of petrol in one can? They've also got to be a certain distance from each other/from domestic use.


In answer to your comment, not everyone drives a petrol car.

In answer a question about why they are called Jerry cans. This came from the WWII when the Britsh were shipping fuel around in very flimsy tin cans. However, when they captured some German fuel they noticed that their design was much better an copied it.
#22
dannymccann
Yes or no answer please:

If I bought this 20l can, can I store 20l of diesel in my boot?


Yes and No
#23
dannymccann
Yes or no answer please:

If I bought this 20l can, can I store 20l of diesel in my boot?


No. Diesel has to be in a Red can.
#24
Iceman9899
Yeah, exactly- so what is the point of these if you can't store more than 10l of petrol in one can? They've also got to be a certain distance from each other/from domestic use.

We,ll what's the point of buying a car that can go over 70mph? Who on here can deny that thay have not gone over 70mph on british roads, because if you have you've broke the law.:whistling:
#25
peterdg55
seeing as petrol at my local petrol station comes down in price nearly every week why would i want to store petrol?


wish I was near your local garage, my local 1 (a tesco!!) put prices up by 1p petrol and 2p a litre on diesel last week. Then everybody else in the city followed as a consequence but just by 1p a litre on both.
#26
Predikuesi;4101785
Great. I need one of these.

Be careful!
Up to 20 litres can be kept for private purposes. The fuel must be stored in cans permanently marked with 'highly flammable' and 'petroleum spirit'. The 20 litres may be divided into two 10 litre metal cans or one 10 litre metal can and two 5 litre plastic cans. Storage in more than two 5 litre plastic containers is illegal.



Iceman9899;4105047
Yeah, exactly- so what is the point of these if you can't store more than 10l of petrol in one can? They've also got to be a certain distance from each other/from domestic use.


I think you'll find those requirements come from The Petroleum Spirit (Motor Vehicles etc.) Regulations 1929 and the Petroleum Spirit (Plastic Containers) Regulations 1982. As such it seems to only apply to vehicles stored in a garage or within 6m of a building.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/fireandexplosion/petroleum/faqs.htm

It appears to be legal to dispense petrol into suitable metal containers up to 23 litres.
#27
dannymccann;4106128
Yes or no answer please:

If I bought this 20l can, can I store 20l of diesel in my boot?


rhinopaul;4106450
No. Diesel has to be in a Red can.

Erm...yes actually :)
(subject to the restrictions of where the car is parked as in my previous post)

What colour should my container be?
There are no restrictions on the colour. Custom and practice is that red is used for leaded petrol, green for unleaded and black for diesel.
http://www.hse.gov.uk/fireandexplosion/petroleum/faqs.htm
#28
Hi Guys and Girls

I have many times driven from Germany to England and back with one of these in my car just in case I ran out on the way.
I have been stopped by customs several times and they have never batted an eye lid at the fact I have an extra 20l in my car. Hope this helps
#29
666FU;4106470
We,ll what's the point of buying a car that can go over 70mph? Who on here can deny that thay have not gone over 70mph on british roads, because if you have you've broke the law.:whistling:

So what are you proposing? Anarchy?
#30
Premier
I think you'll find those requirements come from The Petroleum Spirit (Motor Vehicles etc.) Regulations 1929 and the Petroleum Spirit (Plastic Containers) Regulations 1982. As such it seems to only apply to vehicles stored in a garage or within 6m of a building.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/fireandexplosion/petroleum/faqs.htm

It appears to be legal to dispense petrol into suitable metal containers up to 23 litres.


Lol, you're allowed to fill these with up to 23 litres but you aren't allowed to store more than 10 litres in one at your premises. Stuoopid rule!?
banned#31
These are great for boat owners, as you are not allowed to fill the removable boat tanks on the forecourt as they have 2 holes in the structure of the tank.
#32
abx;4108138
Lol, you're allowed to fill these with up to 23 litres but you aren't allowed to store more than 10 litres in one at your premises. Stuoopid rule!?

Not stoopid at all. Horses for courses.
Under no circumstances should the petrol containers be stored in the home itself.
http://www.hse.gov.uk/fireandexplosion/petroleum/faqs.htm
#33
you can get a license apparently for more than 10 litres, at least it is in a safe container lol....

HOT anyway for me :thumbsup:

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