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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by whunter, Jan 15, 2004.

  1. whunter

    whunter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    Does anyone use gas cards to but gas/fuel straight from the pump. Right now we buy in bulk, and everybody refuels from company tanks. My problem is even though we buy in bulk, we still can not buy it cheaper than at the pump. I would probally only do this for supervisor's not mowing or landscape trucks.
    Any suggestions?

  2. dgram8

    dgram8 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 59

    I buy a gift card at Wal-mart use it at their pumps get a 3 cents discount.
  3. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Messages: 1,557

    I have a fuel account at the local station. Dont get a discount but i only have to keep up with 1 reciept per month.
  4. Yard Perfect

    Yard Perfect LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    Best find every way possible to save money. I just heard a news release/discussion suggesting that gas prices by mid summer will be in the $3 range. Also, a question ...what quality of gas do you put in mowers === and what quality do you put in 2 cycles?
  5. Kelly & Sons

    Kelly & Sons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 111

    I run the highest octane in all my equipment.
  6. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    Same here, 93 in my truck and all equiptment.
  7. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,622

    Ive run the cheapest, 87, for the past 21 years. No probs.
  8. GLS

    GLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,185

    I've been thinking about getting a shell gas card.

    5% rebates on shell gas purchases (which would save about 7ยข/gal right now).

    No annual fee if you make 9+ purchases in a year.

    Sounds like a good deal to me.

    Rebates are for gas only though, not diesel.

    More info here.

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