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Tried "real" gasoline today

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by grandview (2006), Mar 21, 2013.

  1. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Station near me is now carrying Ethanol free gas. So I'm going to give it a try and see what happens. It's about 30 cents more a gallon.
  2. TeamYardsale4

    TeamYardsale4 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    The station near my house is offering that too. I'm thinking of running it this season and not adding startron this season!
  3. nashlawn01

    nashlawn01 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 463

    Every station here has it. I have a couple of jonsered trimmers and none of them will run on crap. 100% gas they run like new. The other gas they run til they get hot shut off and won't start for about an hour
  4. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,166

    That's all I run, much better of the hand helds.
  5. Nate'sLawnCare

    Nate'sLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,001

    I'll gladly pay 30 cents more per gallon to eliminate the ethanol-induced equipment problems. I need to find some "real" gas nearby.
  6. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,280

    Another one of these threads.....cmon guys pull your heads out.
    Been 10% eth here for decades and I haven't had problems with my equipment.
  7. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Tell you what.I can already tell the difference ,little more zip and not that roughness at stop lights. But for my hand powered stuff I always run 93 gas in it.
  8. 32vld

    32vld LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,983

    Didn't you buy your gently used truck from Jed Clampett?
  9. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Not me.:confused:
  10. BigFish

    BigFish LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,158

    Check this site out :http://pure-gas.org/index.jsp?stateprov=VA

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