Bulk 2-cycle & 4-cycle oil?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bunton Guy, Feb 28, 2003.

  1. Bunton Guy

    Bunton Guy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Anyone know where to get bulk 2-cycle oil by the gallon?I have heard that Wal-mart sells their 2cycle oil by the gallon but I cant find it at any of my wal-marts they only sell the marine stuff by me. I get my Rotella 15W40 for the trucks and diesel equipment by the 5 gallon pail but cant seem to find someone who sells 10W30 & straight 30w for other equipment in the bulk 5 Gallon pails.
     
  2. xpnd

    xpnd LawnSite Senior Member
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    I get it from my dealer. I buy about 20 gallons a year of Echo oil on Pro Day and get a 10% discount on this and all purchases. This year however the price per oz for a five gallon bulk pail was higher than the per oz price of a case of 6 1 gal jugs. Go figure.
     
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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    Like Xpnd said, Echo sells 2 stroke by the gallon and I think (but not positive) that Shindaiwa does too.

    To get 10w30 or straight 30 in bulk just check with a local heavy truck shop and see where they get theirs.
     
  4. goose

    goose LawnSite Member
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    I buy Stihl oil in 5 gal buckets.I ts about $48 .We use a lot so I am always buying 2 0r 3 at a time. I looked into buying the 55 gal drum , but it doesnt save any money. Its $610.
    Goose
     
  5. Bunton Guy

    Bunton Guy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,762

    Thanks for your help guys. I found some.
     

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