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Getting Through The Storm | Scott Haugen

Updated: Dec 2, 2019

Fallen Trees SureCan Chainsaw
Doing tree cleanup from the fallen trees

For the past 19 years I’ve made my living hunting and fishing around the world. I’ve traveled to some incredible places, and seen a lot of impressive gear.

In many places I go, machines are an important part of the adventure, be they boats, ATVs, generators, power saws and more. With these pieces of equipment comes the need for fuel, which is almost always an inconvenient and messy ordeal, whether it’s being stored for transport or filling up a tank.

Recently my hometown region was hit by one of the most damaging snow storms in history. People were without power for weeks, therefore generators were the go-to power source. Cleaning up blown down trees will take many people several weeks, even months, to complete. To do this chainsaws are required.

While helping family and neighbors clean up after the storm, I relied on SureCans to help me quickly and cleanly feed generators and chainsaws. SureCans are an integral part of my regular outdoor gear, but for many of the folks I helped it was the first time they’d seen a SureCan in action. Many folks ask about the gear I use, and this is why I’m sharing this information.

The SureCan is a product that when you see it, you get it. A SureCan is easy to operate, simple to handle, and even a first-timer won’t spill a drop. With the SureCan there’s no more lifting heavy 5-gallon cans of gas upside down to pour from a spot that will often leak, drip and cause spills. There’s no reaching in to retrieve a retractable spout in the SureCan, meaning no gas on your hands or gloves.

The first time my father in-law saw me using a SureCan on his generator during the recent storm, he asked to take over. Before he was even done filling the generator, he wanted to get a SureCan. “How easy is this?” he smiled while he was filling the generator. “I hate my gas cans; they’re heavy, always leak and are a pain! When you’re my age, it’s nice having gravity as a friend,” he smiled. That was a good analogy, because lifting the SureCan is easy since the spout is on the bottom and the fuel is gravity fed. And he got it right on the first try, not spilling a single drop of gas. “I guess I won’t need these anymore,” he snickered, tossing his stained leather gloves aside. I didn’t make it home with that SureCan.

Other people tried my SureCan, including men and women in their 70s. No matter the age, strength is not the deciding factor to rely on when it comes to using the SureCan.

Three things are a testimony to how efficient the revolutionary SureCan is: 1. I’ve been using them for over two years, and is the only gas can I’ll own. 2. The videos on the SureCan website ( say it all. 3. The customer ratings at Lowes (where SureCans can be purchased in my area) speak to the quality of this product from people who’ve used it.

If you’re struggling through winter cleanup and in need of fueling generators, snow blowers, chainsaws and more, or just looking for a clean, easy gas can to handle every day jobs, give the SureCan a try, you’ll be glad you did!

To learn more about Scott Haugen and his Outdoor Adventures visit his website and follow him on social media!

( Below: Scott demonstrating how to use his SureCan to fill up a generator)


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