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Thread: A Couple New addition to my MEP-803A Trailer!

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    Default A Couple New addition to my MEP-803A Trailer!

    I got myself a couple Wavian 20l (5.3 gallon) Nato Jerry Cans.

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    Great cans. How much did they run you?

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    You boys are up late! Or early? What about pictures of the trailer?

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    I slept in today till 6!

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    I've purchased a couple wavian style cans of eBay for about $25 ea shipped.

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    I bought from this outfit: https://www.roverparts.com/Parts/GJC20 and received Wavian cans. They are now supplying VALPRO cans. Latvian producer: http://www.valpro.lv/en/products/metal-cans/ Appears to be same quality but I don't own any VALPRO cans.

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    From the Rover Parts website (I asked the question): "Valpro is the factory for Wavian they are still the same cans you got before"

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    Be aware that the bottoms of those cans are thin and prone to rust through. I have several of them and having left two of them on the ground, they rusted through on a contact spot. Lost about a gallon of gasoline from one and a little less on the other.

    My suggestion would be to clean the bottoms of the cans and apply a thin layer of JB Weld as a friction buffer. The paint gets scratched off the cans and the steel rusts very quickly.

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    We used a thin rubber pad.

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    Nice additton!

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