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pathygen95

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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 5:52:39 PM

To discharge static electricity. And do you use the Gas pump nozzle holding device? I personally don't use the holding device even when filling to a full tank. When dispensing fuel I apply continual force to the nozzle lever for the time it takes to dispense the gasoline, which can be several minutes. By pumping this way this eliminates the risk of creating a static charge from rubbing your hands on your clothes.
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Never thought about it
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Always..................
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yes...always..............
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 4:41:54 PM

Nope I never do, but then I fill up with Diesel and it will take a blow torch to set it on fire.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 7:32:00 PM

I always try to ground myself in someway when pumping gas
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Always.............
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usually
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no, who does that?
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 10:45:02 PM

I don't specifically ground the car when fueling.
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Not if I'm driving my hover craft. I stay afloat
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 8:42:19 PM

I always try to stay grounded! :P
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no, I hover when pumping gas
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