Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    2:58 AM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: General Gas Talk > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: Do you ground yourself when pumping gas? Back to Topics
pathygen95

Rookie Author
Los Angeles

Posts:60
Points:30,820
Joined:Oct 2012
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.
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
DAWGnh
All-Star Author New Hampshire

Posts:892
Points:397,745
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 12:10:13 AM

no
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 12:06:52 AM

nope
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,223
Points:1,015,565
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 7:22:02 AM

Always....................
Profile Pic
heyman_31036
Rookie Author Georgia

Posts:81
Points:17,520
Joined:Jul 2014
Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 4:51:57 PM

I do when filling the plastic gas can for the mower after it's been in the plastic bedliner..
Profile Pic
eyegotgas2
Champion Author British Columbia

Posts:3,718
Points:759,005
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 4:19:21 AM

Just with my feet
Profile Pic
twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

Posts:12,453
Points:1,497,810
Joined:Mar 2005
Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 4:11:32 AM

Yes, I do.
Profile Pic
8_Ball2014
All-Star Author North Dakota

Posts:578
Points:96,215
Joined:Jun 2014
Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 2:52:33 AM

no
Profile Pic
mpsrent
Sophomore Author Ontario

Posts:102
Points:6,900
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 3:45:42 PM

No
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,223
Points:1,015,565
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 7:07:29 AM

Always...............
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 12:19:39 AM

nope
Profile Pic
John_Doe
Champion Author Northwest Territories

Posts:9,392
Points:1,479,350
Joined:Jul 2010
Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 5:32:54 AM

no
Profile Pic
Minges
Veteran Author Ohio

Posts:298
Points:245,295
Joined:Feb 2007
Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 7:49:29 PM

No
Profile Pic
alphanyr
Champion Author Connecticut

Posts:10,060
Points:1,185,525
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 3:20:18 PM

no
Profile Pic
Midnit
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:1,559
Points:453,870
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 2:04:46 PM

No
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 12:11:05 PM

nope
Profile Pic
kuchta
Champion Author St. Louis

Posts:1,834
Points:1,076,610
Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 1:27:00 PM

Never thought about it
Profile Pic
kdanish
All-Star Author Santa Barbara

Posts:656
Points:185,830
Joined:Jan 2014
Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 1:16:10 PM

No
Profile Pic
SGLuz
All-Star Author Modesto

Posts:605
Points:793,065
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 12:51:17 PM

No
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,223
Points:1,015,565
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 7:58:33 AM

Always..................
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,223
Points:1,015,565
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 8:09:01 AM

yes...always..............
Profile Pic
pt88
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:4,700
Points:1,196,525
Joined:Dec 2009
Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 1:09:24 AM

Yes
Profile Pic
Jetta_Pilot
Champion Author Toronto

Posts:4,216
Points:596,235
Joined:May 2005
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.
Profile Pic
nickless
Champion Author PEI

Posts:16,222
Points:2,556,290
Joined:Aug 2007
Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 3:59:58 AM

no
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 3:23:09 AM

nope
Profile Pic
herbiepopnecker
Champion Author British Columbia

Posts:15,718
Points:2,970,990
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 7:35:53 PM

No I float 3 feet in the air
Profile Pic
Gohlke
Rookie Author Texas

Posts:70
Points:477,050
Joined:Apr 2012
Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 7:32:00 PM

I always try to ground myself in someway when pumping gas
Profile Pic
mawtaow
Champion Author Boston

Posts:1,667
Points:881,125
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 5:02:37 PM

yes
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,223
Points:1,015,565
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 7:25:41 AM

Always.............
Profile Pic
mohrorless
Champion Author New York

Posts:1,000
Points:1,064,290
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 6:51:50 AM

usually
Profile Pic
8_Ball2014
All-Star Author North Dakota

Posts:578
Points:96,215
Joined:Jun 2014
Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 10:55:38 PM

no
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 8:20:40 PM

nope
Profile Pic
nickless
Champion Author PEI

Posts:16,222
Points:2,556,290
Joined:Aug 2007
Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 3:00:15 AM

No
Profile Pic
rando991
Veteran Author Missouri

Posts:422
Points:655,640
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 11:59:05 AM

no, who does that?
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 1:34:27 AM

nope
Profile Pic
RalphHightower
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:5,717
Points:1,199,645
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 6:08:44 AM

no
Profile Pic
RadarIN
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:7,444
Points:1,563,995
Joined:Mar 2009
Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 6:04:48 AM

yes
Profile Pic
mawtaow
Champion Author Boston

Posts:1,667
Points:881,125
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 5:36:02 AM

yes
Profile Pic
SGLuz
All-Star Author Modesto

Posts:605
Points:793,065
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 12:27:44 PM

No
Profile Pic
FieroGT
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:16,372
Points:2,880,925
Joined:Mar 2005
Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 10:45:02 PM

I don't specifically ground the car when fueling.
Profile Pic
mybigtruck
Champion Author San Jose

Posts:1,089
Points:630,030
Joined:Oct 2009
Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 9:23:20 PM

Not if I'm driving my hover craft. I stay afloat
Profile Pic
drivebye
All-Star Author San Jose

Posts:548
Points:59,295
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 8:42:19 PM

I always try to stay grounded! :P
Profile Pic
46chief
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:2,877
Points:2,298,070
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 8:16:31 AM

No.
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,223
Points:1,015,565
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 8:15:20 AM

Yes....always..........
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 12:27:18 AM

nope
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,223
Points:1,015,565
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 6:43:12 AM

Yes...always......
Profile Pic
mawtaow
Champion Author Boston

Posts:1,667
Points:881,125
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 6:01:10 AM

yes
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 8:17:29 AM

nope
Profile Pic
04Ram1500
Champion Author Boston

Posts:7,941
Points:2,213,085
Joined:Feb 2008
Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 12:23:44 AM

No
Profile Pic
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:5,969
Points:1,242,050
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 12:06:58 AM

nope
Profile Pic
gus8441
Champion Author Baltimore

Posts:3,444
Points:908,955
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 2:28:35 PM

no
Post a reply Back to Topics