Brown diesel - follow up

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Well what do you know!!!. I thought I'd posted the brown diesel thread on the R to R forum. Just shows how disorganised I am!

Thanks to all those who responded.

Firstly, the cans were stored on deck. One of the cans was white (plastic?) and another translucent. Others were black plastic. The diesel in the black cans proved to be ok, so I wondered if daylight (I nearly said sunlight) was the problem.

Secondly, as suggested, I did some mental arithmetic and decide to ditch the questionable diesel. However, disposing of old oil seems to present no problem. Disposing of fuel does. Anyone have any idea how to dispose of unwanted and contaminated fuel?
 

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Deliver it to me (Near Henley) I use old deisel to mark out a helicopter landing pad. I mark out the circle and 'H' on the grass with it. It stains then kills the grass for at least a year.


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If I was close enuf I would take it. I take in old fuel and dose it with Soltron and then run it thru my brothers heating system. Will do it to mine when it gets installed this year.

Saves a fortune.

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Mix it with some sump oil so its nice and black and dump it in the oil waste. The ban on dumping fuel is likely a safety issue - They don't want a vat of petrol sitting there, but some gungy black oily diesel shouldn't pose a problem.
 
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