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Wild Thang
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If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
And what would be the after effect?
This post was edited on 8/18 at 10:13 pm



mister_sportzz
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
DEQ knocking on your door.


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Napoleon
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
yes, but Diesel is better. An old WW2 vet in the neighborhood used to swear by putting diesel along the fence line. Would never have to weed-eat.



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AUin02
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
Visit from the EPA.


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Brosef Stalin
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
Follow it up by dropping a lit match on it. Its super effective.


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Jones
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
Just go buy some roundup


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lsuwontonwrap
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
Just go buy some weed killer, cheap-o.


Evolved Simian
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
They will be brown and dead within hours.


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Wild Thang
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
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Just go buy some weed killer, cheap-o.


These weeds are like 4 feet tall.

My real question, is how would it effect the growing area? 6 months?


Btrtigerfan
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
It works, but cost prohibitive. Use a selective herbicide like "roundup." It won't harm trees and bushes.


Wild Thang
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
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Use a selective herbicide like "roundup." It won't harm trees and bushes.


What if the entire area is just huge weeds? And it is close to the house.

If I pour gas on it, what is the end game?


HeadBusta4LSU
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
Back when diesel was cheap it was a good weed killer. Now it's cheaper to buy round up


Wild Thang
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
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Back when diesel was cheap it was a good weed killer. Now it's cheaper to buy round up


Here is the real reason I ask. I have like 4 gallons of regular gas that has ruined my mower twice.

So, It's just sitting there, I know I could put some in my truck, but could I safely kill the weed problem I have by pouring a little of it on them?

ETA: The gas has gone bad because of the ethanol bullshite
This post was edited on 8/18 at 10:27 pm


JAB528
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
Put diesel fuel in a sprayer and spray the snot out of those weeds. Neither the DEQ nor the EPA is gonna frick with you. I've been doing it for years.


Wild Thang
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
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Put diesel fuel


It's unleaded. Does it make a difference?


DrunkenStuporMan
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
I heard this was a pretty good chemical for killing plants.


Jones
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
Machete that shite and than deal with the rest with some chemical weed killer stuff
This post was edited on 8/18 at 10:29 pm


JAB528
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
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It's unleaded. Does it make a difference?


Probably not, gasoline just ignites a hell of a lot easier than diesel fuel, so just be careful if there are going to be smokers or something that sparks near where you are spraying.


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Spankum
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
gasoline will kill weeds and grass if you put it on them...unfortunately, it just burns the tops down, so something like johnson grass that has a monster root system will just pop back up later...

be aware though, spraying gasoline over a large area is very explosive and will frick some shite up in a hurry if something goes wrong...

ETA: there would be no after effect, as the gasoline would pretty quickly evaporate...
This post was edited on 8/18 at 10:35 pm


RebelOP
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re: If I poured some gas on weeds, would it kill them?
That's only for AU fans.


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