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Answer from Coleman regarding expiration dates


Heard from several people regarding Coach’s Question on how long canned Coleman fuel will last. Well, The COach had requested info direct from Coleman and finally heard back from them.

Here is their response:

Question: How long can I store Coleman Fuel in the one (1) gallon cans if the seal is NOT broken and still use the fuel in my double burner stove and double mantle lantern without having any problems?


Hello Coach,

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What if gas suddenly went WAY up?


Gas prices now are about twice what they were in early 2008. People are so used to paying $3.50 for a gallon of gas that it has become the norm. I even had my wife say some about how “cheap” gas was when it dropped locally below $3.00 per gallon last year. Hmmm…..

With the continued unrest in the Middle East and the rest of the world it got me thinking: What if gas climbed

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Guest Post: Fuel from chicken $#@%

In the event of a collapse, water, shelter, food and fuel are the most basic of necessities. As most of us who have put some thought into this have at least these bare minimums. A good water supply and a way of filtering a not so good water supply. A location that provides shelter from the elements and safety. A durable food supply that hopefully will last long enough to get through whatever tribulation that

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Putting back some extra fuel……

I recently stored away some extra gas…..just in case (as usual). I choose to use several 5 gallon and 2 gallon plastic gas containers. I know, I know…..use metal. Well – I didn’t have the money to order Jerry cans online and I will rotate my fuel every 6 months or so.

I have seen testimonies that gasoline will last for a year or more no problem in a plastic can. I have also heard

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