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Andy4639 02-03-2020 11:18 PM

Gas prices today!!!
 
I left Myrtle Beach SC today headed back to Liberty SC. 5 hr drive and this is what I noticed. Gas in Myrtle beach was $2.05 as I drove further west it went up to $2.19. As I came into Greenville county it dropped to $1.96!!!

As I got closer to home it back to $2.09 again. I filled up for $2.09!!!!

I should have stopped at the $1.96 station but I had about 1/2 tank still.

So what's it selling for in your neck of the woods today?
:chevy:

DPowers 02-03-2020 11:24 PM

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$2.24 in Newport, TN.

Boog 02-03-2020 11:25 PM

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In the last week and half ours on average has dropped from 2.15 to 2.03 today. With all the unrest on the other side of the world I don't know what is leading to this sudden price reduction.

Grumpy old man 02-03-2020 11:30 PM

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Originally Posted by Boog (Post 8672160)
In the last week and half ours on average has dropped from 2.15 to 2.03 today. With all the unrest on the other side of the world I don't know what is leading to this sudden price reduction.

$1.97 in Knoxville today . ^ The unrest in the middle east doesn't matter anymore America exports oil now . :chevy:

Ironhorse 02-03-2020 11:44 PM

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Last time I was in Wichita it was $2.08. Here in Podunk, USA it is $2.11 Makes a bit of extra $$ left after a fill up for sure. Being retired I don't drive the 75 mile daily round trip I used to when working.

pritch 02-03-2020 11:50 PM

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Originally Posted by Boog (Post 8672160)
With all the unrest on the other side of the world I don't know what is leading to this sudden price reduction.

Of course you do. What is happening in Iowa today? I expect someone will take full credit for it tomorrow night on all the TV networks.

C/10 King 02-03-2020 11:58 PM

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Only $3,05 for the cheap stuff in Merced Ca. :waah:

Boog 02-04-2020 12:10 AM

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Originally Posted by pritch (Post 8672179)
Of course you do. What is happening in Iowa today? I expect someone will take full credit for it tomorrow night on all the TV networks.

Well you are right. Elections coming up. I do appreciate the drop but this much this fast disturbs me. I'm afraid it will swing back upward and go way the other way too.

Hey Rene. $3.05 for the cheaps? I guess that is a good bit less for ya'll though too isn't it?

cornerstone 02-04-2020 12:22 AM

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$1.93 in Fort Worth Texas! ;)

mongocanfly 02-04-2020 12:43 AM

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2.03 when I ame thru town this afternoon

Stocker 02-04-2020 12:48 AM

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Cheapest in town is $3.959 at the bulk plant. :banghead: And they wonder why people move away when they are able to.

'63GENIII 02-04-2020 12:58 AM

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Originally Posted by Stocker (Post 8672216)
Cheapest in town is $3.959 at the bulk plant. :banghead: And they wonder why people move away when they are able to.

Im almost embarrassed to say its about the same down here Mike. Dunno why. Its not like we don't have enough refineries around us.

mike1971c10 02-04-2020 10:03 AM

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I wasn't going to post this morning, but after seeing Ca. prices, $2.87 a gal is not too bad
here In Phoenix
mike

FleetsidePaul 02-04-2020 10:29 AM

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Originally Posted by Stocker (Post 8672216)
Cheapest in town is $3.959 at the bulk plant. :banghead: And they wonder why people move away when they are able to.

Same here. About 4 bucks.

cornerstone 02-04-2020 01:02 PM

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I just found it for $1.89 a gallon...

Does anyone remember the Seinfeld episopde "the bottle deposit? Hows about I start fillin my empty milk jugs with 89 octane and mail them to you poor souls in Kalifornia?? Send me a hundred bucks and I'll get right on it! Just think of all the extra money you will have!:lol:

shifty 02-04-2020 01:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Boog (Post 8672194)
Elections coming up. I do appreciate the drop but this much this fast disturbs me. I'm afraid it will swing back upward and go way the other way too.

You know it will! It's not a coincidence, and you know they're not going to let all that profit just go out the window. They'll "tax" you on the back-side for the discount you're seeing now (and add a little extra on for good measure).

I passed my three usual stations on the way into work. $2.31, $2.28, and $2.59. I can't get under $2.20 without driving 3-5 miles out, or until my Kroger card racks up enough for a 10/gal discount.

Killer Bee 02-04-2020 01:36 PM

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neighbor works for chevron refineries across town, harbor is full of them yet local chevron station is $3.50 - $3.80 :rolleyes:

still six more years to retire but already working on the farm getting some things ready..

got this 3000 gallon dilapidated mess removed and replaced with 1000 gallons on a slab..

much easier for my mom, she had to stand on those blocks to reach anything.. and a lot less maintenance..

bulk is definitely the way to go, especially in a free state!

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/p5u7kxewd9f...56787.jpg?dl=0

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/gno4oolqmpa...56914.jpg?dl=0

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/mflv342ll6q...48434.jpg?dl=0

shifty 02-04-2020 01:52 PM

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Originally Posted by Killer Bee (Post 8672418)

got this 3000 gallon dilapidated mess removed and replaced with 1000 gallons on a slab..

Nice!!! :metal:

Stocker 02-04-2020 02:12 PM

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Originally Posted by Killer Bee (Post 8672418)
got this 3000 gallon dilapidated mess removed and replaced with 1000 gallons on a slab..

That looks great! I trust you have a way of keeping thieves away...!

67ChevyRedneck 02-04-2020 02:12 PM

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Originally Posted by Killer Bee (Post 8672418)
neighbor works for chevron refineries across town, harbor is full of them yet local chevron station is $3.50 - $3.80 :rolleyes:

still six more years to retire but already working on the farm getting some things ready..

got this 3000 gallon dilapidated mess removed and replaced with 1000 gallons on a slab..

much easier for my mom, she had to stand on those blocks to reach anything.. and a lot less maintenance..

bulk is definitely the way to go, especially in a free state!

Cool! Do you have to do anything special to preserve it? That looks like it would take me well over a year to burn through. I only burn 40-50gal/month in my daily.

Killer Bee 02-04-2020 03:00 PM

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Originally Posted by 67ChevyRedneck (Post 8672450)
Cool! Do you have to do anything special to preserve it? That looks like it would take me well over a year to burn through. I only burn 40-50gal/month in my daily.

sorry to put a kink in the thread but this is less depressing than high fuel costs :lol:

oddly enough, not really anything needed for what mom and her help burns plus when I'm there :D

I know we fight algae here in socal because of low sulfur but when I setup the fuel pickup from the oil company [that's Jake there between the new barrels, my folks been buying from their family oil company for over 50 years] he said they don't have much issue there and after they checked the fuel they picked up, offered full credit for it to refill the new tanks later.. I asked about stabilizer or any other additives for the gasoline and he said they sell a few different products to those that insist but really doesn't recommend anything.. all my years never had or heard of any issue with fuel quality out there so guess he's right :)

as for fuel consumption, we have several fuel burners of both varieties to keep 500gal ea turned over frequently enough.. and the new tanks have gauges on them so easy for her to read and call for delivery..

amazingly only cost about $4k for the entire project and only down for about a week! they picked up just slightly more fuel than they delivered but given the fact the quality was acceptable to take it in the first place was a blessing.. they took the old barrels, the 1000gal were bought in the early 80s and the 500gal were mid 60s I believe.. they swapped the electrical over and hooked everything up like they were. new tanks are coated UL and he replaced the meter heads, hoses, and filters.. saved the pumps he said were good models and expensive to replace.. Jake and Ed are neighbors and great local business men that take care of folks in their community..

here's Ed the concrete contractor..

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/yzwghy31y5a...8_481.jpg?dl=0

and Ed's truck :D https://www.hotrod.com/articles/1940-ford-pickup-2/

https://www.hotrod.com/uploads/sites...ound%7C875:492

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/scr0ia6q2qx...47491.jpg?dl=0

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/u7o5jo4s60q...47639.jpg?dl=0

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/ldtyboitq4d...47731.jpg?dl=0

Killer Bee 02-04-2020 03:30 PM

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Originally Posted by Stocker (Post 8672449)
That looks great! I trust you have a way of keeping thieves away...!

distance and the three S's :ito:

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/4ocdh7e2bgkzlp8/home.bmp?dl=0

jchav62 02-04-2020 03:59 PM

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Hovering around $2.00 in Albuquerque. :)

Stocker 02-04-2020 04:50 PM

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Originally Posted by Killer Bee (Post 8672498)
distance and the three S's :ito:

:metal::metal::metal:

special-K 02-04-2020 08:24 PM

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I don't believe these prices everyone is giving. In Maryland all fuel prices end with a stupid .9

I think our prices are the same, around $2.49.9

With ethanol I wondered if people still bought bulk, unless they went through the tank fairly quickly. Same with today's diesel

Killer Bee 02-04-2020 09:14 PM

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Originally Posted by special-K (Post 8672697)
I don't believe these prices everyone is giving. In Maryland all fuel prices end with a stupid .9

I think our prices are the same, around $2.49.9

With ethanol I wondered if people still bought bulk, unless they went through the tank fairly quickly. Same with today's diesel

have to ask mom for sure what they dropped last time but they show premium without ethanol.. older tractors used to get ethyl when it was available so fairly sure they drop highest octane available..

pretty sure she buys red dye because all of the diesels are off highway tractors.. not sure if that's available in winter blend.. good question..

http://johnmooreoil.com/products.htm

some parts of the farm business my folks took care of that I'm just not savvy, I was pretty much a grunt.. since dad passed I'm just keeping up best I can 1800 miles away :lol:

the 886 is enclosed cab so neighbor friend has the grader blade on it now.. only recall a few rare occasions below zero even plugged in that it wouldn't start.. those were c o l d days on the 706 plowing out to the nearest graded road, sometimes 2-3 miles to the highway if neighbors hadn't got to it yet..

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/ieg78craxuo...2902a.jpg?dl=0

4u2nv 02-04-2020 09:46 PM

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$104.9 here ------------------------------------------------------------------- a Litre

Grumpy old man 02-04-2020 09:47 PM

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I'd pay $5.00 a gallon if they would bring back Sunoco 260 , 37 cents a gallon on this pump , I'm still looking for one of these multi grade Sunoco pumps . :chevy:

special-K 02-04-2020 10:39 PM

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That was my favorite fuel, too.

KB,. Can't beat those red tractors. My neighbor runs a 1086 Turbo on his place (dairy). Our road is the county line and seems to be low priority, especially when it comes to snow plowing. I remember we had a big snow in the late-80s. 30" IIRC. I think it was the second day, Jeff and his brother cleared the road for the milk truck. He backed that thing on up the road with the back blade and his brother cleaned and widened with the skid steer (Gehl). No waiting for the county. had to get that milk out!

Andy4639 02-04-2020 10:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Grumpy old man (Post 8672753)
I'd pay $5.00 a gallon if they would bring back Sunoco 260 , 37 cents a gallon on this pump , I'm still looking for one of these multi grade Sunoco pumps . :chevy:


I always wondered if the stations had all those tank in the ground back then. I was back home in the early 2000 when a old gas station was being torn down and everybody was raising kane because they only had 2 tanks in the ground. Guess what they where?

They had the multi blends but only 2 tanks!
:chevy:

burnin oil 02-05-2020 08:32 AM

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I was told that the newer regs were going to force the tanks above ground. Not sure of when the enforcement date is. I know my local gas station has diesel and kerosene above with the gas tanks below. I think I payed around 2.19 a gallon for low test and 2.84 for diesel a few days ago. I did see prices on diesel dropping though. Ironically diesel could drop down to 2.00 a gallon and my closet big town would still be 2.79.

cornerstone 02-05-2020 12:48 PM

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Does anyone else use an app to find the best price for gas? This on is called Gas buddy. It will map out the stations near you and report their prices.

FleetsidePaul 02-05-2020 01:00 PM

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Originally Posted by cornerstone (Post 8673047)
Does anyone else use an app to find the best price for gas? This on is called Gas buddy. It will map out the stations near you and report their prices.

$2.35 for premium? :eek:

Okay... I officially hate California. :waah:

CG 02-05-2020 03:24 PM

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Right now at the pump.

Killer Bee 02-05-2020 06:43 PM

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right now at the pump.. grade choice is gas or no gas but the price is right :lol:

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/h6svudno39l...0pump.jpg?dl=0

Boog 02-05-2020 06:52 PM

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We've got a couple of places down to $2.01 now. I need gas but Ima wait n see if it'll drop below 2.00 before I buy any. ;)

FleetsidePaul 02-06-2020 02:25 AM

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You guys with the 2 buck a gallon gas are killing me. Take some pity on this poor Californian. Just say it's 4 bucks so I can sleep at night. :help:

67C10Step 02-06-2020 11:59 AM

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I paid $1.959 a gallon at the same club in Sherwood yesterday afternoon.

Its still $2.179 locally.

67ChevyRedneck 02-06-2020 12:36 PM

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Originally Posted by burnin oil (Post 8672918)
I was told that the newer regs were going to force the tanks above ground. Not sure of when the enforcement date is. I know my local gas station has diesel and kerosene above with the gas tanks below. I think I payed around 2.19 a gallon for low test and 2.84 for diesel a few days ago. I did see prices on diesel dropping though. Ironically diesel could drop down to 2.00 a gallon and my closet big town would still be 2.79.

Do you have a link or article on this? I do engineering design work for one of the largest fuel stations/stores in the county, and I've never heard of this. I've done over 30 in the past 2 years.

Killer Bee 02-06-2020 01:13 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by burnin oil (Post 8672918)
I was told that the newer regs were going to force the tanks above ground. Not sure of when the enforcement date is. I know my local gas station has diesel and kerosene above with the gas tanks below. I think I payed around 2.19 a gallon for low test and 2.84 for diesel a few days ago. I did see prices on diesel dropping though. Ironically diesel could drop down to 2.00 a gallon and my closet big town would still be 2.79.

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Originally Posted by 67ChevyRedneck (Post 8673708)
Do you have a link or article on this? I do engineering design work for one of the largest fuel stations/stores in the county, and I've never heard of this. I've done over 30 in the past 2 years.

same question.. referring to what regulation level; local, state, federal?

I'm required to maintain an ICC license UST DO (designated operator) in CA and boy would I love nothing more than to never take that test again!


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