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Old 05-26-2013, 03:17 PM   #1
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Breeze Extended Run Gas (BERG) Tank

Has anyone used this to provide a longer source of gas to 2 generators? It looks like I have to cut the cable that tethers the OEM gas caps on my Hondas so I can use the BERG aluminum caps on the generators. I don't mind doing that but was wondering if anyone did anything different. You have to save the OEM caps in case you use as single units in the future. Thanks!
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Old 05-27-2013, 12:16 PM   #2
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Yes, I'm replying to my own question... :-)


I figured it out. There's a cotter pin holding the tether in place. But that cotter pin also holds the mechanism for the Honda's gas cap to be turned off for transport and on for using the generator. Since I may run a single generator from time to time, I need to keep the OEM gas caps. So - I removed the cotter pin, picked up all the spring loaded parts off the floor :groan: reassembled with the cotter pin holding in the mechanism and put the top if the tether in the neck of the fill area. Hopefully the pics explain it.

Tethered cap - cotter pin in center

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Tether removed, mechanism restacked

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Top of tether placed inside fill area

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BERG cap installed

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Old 05-27-2013, 12:35 PM   #3
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I just permanently removed the tethers.
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Old 05-27-2013, 04:47 PM   #4
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I just permanently removed the tethers.
Where's the challenge in that? :-)

Totally kidding. I was this close to just snipping the dang thing and might end up doing that anyway. The top of the tether takes up a lot of space in the fill area. Either way, I tested it all out today - worked perfectly though I had a small amount of dripping when I disconnected one of the quick couplers.
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How have people transported the BERG tank full of gas? What size brass fittings/end caps will fit into the dual system brass fitting to keep gas from leaking out? It will be in the bed of my pickup truck, but I still don't want gas all over my camp chairs, etc.
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The fittings are designed to not leak , I have transported my tank with fuel and have not had any issues.
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They are designed not to leak but mine were replaced under warranty as they did leak. Thankfully, I carried the tank in a plastic tote so the leaking gas didn't get all over the bed of my truck. They're fine now but I still use the plastic tote (Rubbermaid I believe).

Am thinking of the propane conversion for complete ease of use....
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BERG crimp air leaks?

I just inspected my BERG dual feed tank. The metal crimps that are supposed to secure the hoses to the tank barbs have loosened somewhat and now allow the hoses to rotate freely around the barbs. I am concerned that the loose hose crimp may allow air to be sucked into the fuel line and lose suction resulting in lack of fuel flow.

The question is, has anyone else found these crimps loose, and what have you done about it?
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