ROTO-PAX A better portable plastic container, fuel, water, or other.

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by HK_User, Jul 10, 2012.


  1. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey Site Supporter

    Seeing Blitz has now bit the dust, but don't be surprised if they go off shore, you may be interested in ROTO-PAX. http://www.rotopax.com/home.php

    Now even a dirt bike can carry extra fuel and water as well as other items in a pack designed to fit most vehicles.

    A container designed to lat flat or at a 45 if needed.

    Cost? What's your life worth.


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  2. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey Site Supporter

    2o3RotoPax.
     
  3. TheEconomist

    TheEconomist Creighton Bluejay Site Supporter+

    These are awesome...but at this price I wouldn't be able to afford the water to fill one!
     
  4. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey Site Supporter

    Afford? Ever needed a drink and then found out that old milk jug you'd stored your water in sprung a leak? Or faced a head wind of 60MPH in the desert on a Triumph that caused you to use more gas than you calculated?

    I have, lessons learned the hard way are seldom forgotton and afford is relative to the end result.
     
  5. DKR

    DKR Interesting ideas, interesting stories

    44 to 99 USD for a 1 to 4 gallon gas can. Neat form factor. Cost? Dropped a duce when I saw the price point.

    Metal gas cans (5 gallon Jerry cans) are still avalible, updated even -
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    Even at this - the can is 44.99. Uf-dah!

    Surplus cans
    08-3191_04.

    go for $20 USD /1 gallon and up. Not 'legal' in all states.

    Sportman's GUide has 20L gas can for 25.17 and the 10L goes for 19.55 - the spout goes for about *8
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    Again, not 'legal' in all states.

    Still lots of choices, but I have to admit the roto can are as slick as they get and very popular with the long distance motorcycle browd.





    Sportsman guide has USGI "style" cans for
     
  6. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey Site Supporter


    Living rural I have collected and use a variety containers. At least one of each type you posted as well as other of the "approved" type with spring loaded lids.

    Best rig I have a set of the German style (above) and a German angle iron rack thatpad lock's the cans in place as well as the lids shut.

    Never had to walk for gas but I have had to push a motorcycle uphill once.

    Read more: http://www.survivalmonkey.com/threads/roto-pax-a-better-portable-plastic-container-fuel-water-or-other.33967/#ixzz20FPGdPCM
     
  7. PAGUY

    PAGUY Monkey

    I have to admit that these would be nice to have but, at those prices I'll pass and keep using what I have.
     
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