Gas $1.23 a gallon

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by KirbysLawn, Aug 19, 2000.

  1. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    On the suggestion of SKDCO here, I got a gas card. I've used it once before and saved about $0.12 cents a gallon. Just bought gas for $1.23 a gallon, $0.16 cents less that the pump price, very nice. I can't wait until they get diesel!
  2. Did you read the fine print on the gas card?

    After 30 days you are subject to a $3 transaction fee every time you use the card.
  3. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

  4. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,979

    I got one about a month ago. It is more a novelty than anything else. The 100 gallons a month limit sucks. From what I understand the average savings is between 9-12 cents per gallon. I used it once and got $.12/gallon off. It is also a pain in the ass to use around here, at least at the station I had to buy from.

    When I got mine gas was $1.469 and I paid $1.35. I used it once before the gas fell to $1.439, then it fell to $1.389. I still have three gallons left and the gas had fallen to $1.359. 9/10 cent per gallon...woohoooo. :rolleyes:

    If you get one use it asap. :mad:
  5. Ocutter

    Ocutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    Tried to get a card, but due to the regulations here in NJ I wasnt able to get one.
  6. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 10,859

    Our regular unleaded gas is already down to 1.23$ a gallon. of course I don't use that in my equipment
  7. tslawn

    tslawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39 in Maryland...the gas prices for 87 octane is between $1.57 and $1.66. Premium is around $1.75 - $1.84. I'll take whatever savings I can get right now. Diesel would be great too. Right now paying roughly $1.51 at the lowest pump locally.
  8. lja

    lja LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    $139.9 A GAL ......????????????


  9. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,028

    We were at 1.34 for a week after a high of 1.97.

    But that didn't last long its 1.47 for regular unleaded and going up every week.
  10. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,733

    If you dont use it up within 90 days, you lose the rest of your unused gallons. And it cant be used for commerical purposes. Oh well !

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