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Greening Marketing/Sales and the fleecing of Americans.

Postby FLTENNHUNTER1 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:35 am

Similar to the man made climate change BS. How many billions of dollars have been stolen so far?
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Postby KPH » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:58 am

Don't get me started on EPA and refrigerants biggest scam I have ever been involved in.
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Postby Stu » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:24 am

Me too the EPA crap really has ticked me off. Just paid $900 for jug of R22 first jug i bought was $90. That should be criminal.

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Re: Greening Marketing/Sales and the fleecing of Americans.

Postby KPH » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:36 am

Stu wrote:Me too the EPA crap really has ticked me off. Just paid $900 for jug of R22 first jug i bought was $90. That should be criminal.

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When I stated in the HVAC busyness R-22 soled for something like $10.00, R-12 was about $5.00 for a 30lb jug. When EPA came along it went through the roof. I don't know how much is tax any more, but at one time none of it went to help the environment but went into the general fund. R-12 had been around since the early 1900's and had been tested over and over then all of a sudden it was bad and had to be banned.
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Postby Cache » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:50 am

I'm the same way with cell phones. Go try and get a battery replaced in one and Apple will find some way to get out of fixing it. Only option is buy a new one.
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Postby Planking » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:32 am

My last good gas can is done and i had to buy one of the "green" versions. I filled my mower exactly three times before the nozzle collapsed and spilled about a half gallon all over the environment. Wrestling the nozzle lock spewed gas everytime. Those curly light bulbs are a rip off also imo.
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Postby MickThompson » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:47 am

Planking wrote:My last good gas can is done and i had to buy one of the "green" versions. I filled my mower exactly three times before the nozzle collapsed and spilled about a half gallon all over the environment. Wrestling the nozzle lock spewed gas everytime. Those curly light bulbs are a rip off also imo.


You can buy the old style replacement nozzles and vents. The new “green” nozzles are a disaster. They either spill or explode, launching springs and doodads all over the yard.
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Postby Pic IN the Casa » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:13 am

We're from the government. We're here to help. LOL.

On a local level I've always thought emissions testing was a scam. Just another way for the gub'ment to take more of your money.
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Postby BMan » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:30 am

You can buy gas can kits on Amazon that will replace the spout and install an air vent - just like they used to be.

If you have a few minutes to invest in the spout itself (in the new cans), you can gut the spout and then just put a vent hole in the other side of the handle and use a cork or piece of duct tape to close it when not needed.
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Postby GUNNERX2 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:17 am

My gas cans are 30 years old and holding up well. I hate to think about buying new ones but may happen at some point in time.

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