Military Style Jerry Can, 20 Liter

Item # WX2-213243

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Convenient transport of fuel or water made simple at a bargain price!

Time-tested hauler emulates the classics during WWII. Seems original metal Jerry Cans were created by the Germans to keep fuel portable so their blitzkreig-style war machine could keep moving forward. Fact: the name Jerry Can refers to its German origin, "Jerry" being wartime slang for Germans. Each new military-inspired Jerry Can holds 20 liters (5 1/4 U.S. gal.) of fuel. Just what you need to keep equipment running such as your ATV, pickup, swampbuggy, chainsaw, mower... you name it. We cut a deal on a limited supply so you can save at a price lower than the PX at a military base!

Makes hauling a large supply of fuel or water easy and reliable.

These rugged, all-metal "cans" are used as fuel containers (paint red for gas), green for diesel fuel. Or they can carry potable water (leave as is) for troop hydration.

  • Tough stamped steel construction holds up to abuse
  • 3 handles make it easy to carry / maneuver
  • Rubber gasket and locking pin keeps lid securely closed
  • Breather tube allows for easy pouring, less spills
  • 20 liters means large volume from a single unit
  • Proven performance, based on the classic U.S. Jerry Can copied from the Germans.
Go with the flow. Recruit your new Jerry Can today for rapid deployment!

Spec Chart:

  • Item number: 213243
  • Material: Steel
  • Size: 20 liter capacity
  • Overall: 14 x 6 1/2 x 18"h.
  • Weight: 9 lbs.
  • Color: Olive Drab
Reviews
Military Style Jerry Can, 20 Liter is rated 4.3373 out of 5 by 255.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from No good for gas this can is not lined/painted inside like the NATO cans…ergo, it rusts. When mine came (2) both were rusty on the inside..$52 + down the drain
Date published: 2015-06-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Ok for Garage I accidentally posted this review on another jerry can on this site and realized that I actually had these instead. It holds fuel and will seal. It won't seal to use with a nozzle so you spill fuel everywhere. They aren't coated inside so they could rust when not in use. They don't fit NATO jerry can mounts the pinch weld is too large on these. So don't buy this version. I haven't tried the other jerry can TSG offers.
Date published: 2015-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just like the military ones. The ones we used in the military were always easy to use. The same goes for this one. Don’t forget to order the spout though. I’m now waiting on one of those. Works without it but not near as convenient. HOOAH!!!
Date published: 2015-04-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Despite obvious defect, still the best option/value I ordered four of these, and not a single spout would lock on the neck - had to file spout ears EXTENSIVELY to make them fit. Funny than no other review mentions this freaky defect. Otherwise, compared to anything else available in the US (Russian-made cans, BTW, were defect-free. At least 30 years ago) so there is no choice - get a half-round file, and get to work.
Date published: 2015-03-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from When I tried to use the spout I could see the ears that stick out to hold the lid in place start to bend and I wasn't even close to locked position. Now it cost me to send them back, not cool.
Date published: 2015-03-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good value I saw this can in the Sportsman Guide catalog and having had military style jerry cans for years, I was anxious to see if this measured up to the military cans. Well, it almost does. The metal is thinner than a military can and the spout is a bit cumbersome. Once the optional spout is attached, it becomes more useable. In fact, I don't see how it could be sued without the optional spout (sold separately). The one think about the spout is that it does not have a means of closing it off on the end and thereby leaving it attached to the can...so, it has to be removed after each use since the can cannot be sealed. Otherwise, it seems a good can for the price. Time will tell.
Date published: 2015-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from well made This is the best way to store gas long term. The metal can will keep it fresher and keep it from going bad. I have three of them now, one I just purchased so I can take advantage of the lower gas prices.
Date published: 2015-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Nice Fuel Can, Good Quality, and Value Very nice fuel can. This can will outlast all the plastic junk you buy at a discount store. Easy pour spot. Extremely durable! With a positive sealing cap. When the cap is closed, this can will not leak even when laying on its side. It is a great copy of the original WW- 2 Jerry Can. I own both the 5 Gallon and 2.5 Gallon versions of this fuel can. I love them both!
Date published: 2015-02-13
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Q & A
<!--begin-bvseo-questions--> <!--begin-questions--> <div id="bvseo-questionsSection"> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1427379"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> Is this can suitable for transporting drinking water? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Al47</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1684523"> This item was designed to carry fuel. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-02-07</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1405868"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> Can these be set flat like a can with a recessed seam or not because they appear to have a raised seam instead of a proper recessed one? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Flyboy</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1662038"> Yes they sit flat <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Mike</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-01-15</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1378706"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> does it come with the spout? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Clint58</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1631399"> The spout is sold separately. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2014-12-11</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1341875"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> What is the diameter of the opening? Will it accept a 2in high flow nozzle/inlet? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: AGuy</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1601601"> 1 3/4&quot; wide x 2&quot; across. No it will not accept a flow nozzle. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2014-11-15</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1342051"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> what are the dimension&apos;s, l x w x h; inches please? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: frank</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1599155"> The size of these cans are; 14 x 18 1/2 x 6 1/2&quot; <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-03-28</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1327279"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> does this can have a vent hole for easy pouring </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: dickgries</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1586195"> This does not have a vent hole. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2014-11-03</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1331905"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> These are steel cans, no? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: shrike</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1578965"> They are made of pressed steel. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2014-11-30</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1322736"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> What does the gasket on the can look like? Where can I get replacement gaskets? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Chris</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1574794"> We do not have an image of the gasket on this item. We do not sell replacements. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2014-11-30</div> </div> </div> </div> <script type="text/javascript"> if (document.getElementById('bvseo-questionsSection')) { document.getElementById('bvseo-questionsSection').style.display = 'none'; } </script> <!--end-questions--><ul id="BVSEO_meta" style="display:none!important"> <li data-bvseo="bvDateModified">2015-07-28T11:16CST</li> <li data-bvseo="ps">bvseo_cps, prod_bvqa, vn_cps_3.1.5</li> <li data-bvseo="cp">cp_1, bvpage1</li> <li data-bvseo="co">co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_8</li> <li data-bvseo="cf">loc_en_US, sid_213243, PRD, sort_recentAnswersFirst</li> <li data-bvseo="diagnostics">clientName_sportmansguide</li></ul><!--end-bvseo-questions--><!--BVSEO|dz:Main_Site-en_US|sdk:v1.0.7.0-n|msg:timer 46ms -->
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