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Get a real shammy made of chamois leather not one of the new synthetic imitations. First, a shammy can be used to collect water or dew off plants in a survival situation. But probably the best use of a shammy is to filter gasoline. It is a good expedient fuel/water separator.
It has been used by pilots and boaters for many years to filter water out of gasoline. When a shammy is soaked with clean gasoline, it will not allow water to pass through its surface fibers. Take a large funnel and drape the shammy inside it to form a bowl. …Read More...