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Old 05-24-2010, 01:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys - specifically OPTIFUEL users...

I have received a 5 litre jug of OptiFuel, but the white tear-off strip below the cap
is missing. Also, the jug appears to have more fuel in it than the ' 5 litre FULL' sticker
indicates - by about 15mm.

Should I be worried about this and return it from whence it came? Worried it could be contaminated - who's to say it's not had water poured in it. Is there a test for this? What would it do if I used it in my heli and it had a small proportion of water in it?

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Old 05-24-2010, 05:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I got a brand new bottle handed to me on saturday by Andy Lever that was like that. I dont think the lid is a problem but never noticed the fuel level. The previous bottle i had did have the tear off strip on it as well.
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have 2 unopened containers, both have the tear off sealing strip, and both of them are above the mark on the label that says "full" 5L
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