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Old 09-18-2016, 01:40 PM   #41
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Today (Sunday) so far gas was still $1.89 when we filled up here at home in Virginia.



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Old 09-18-2016, 02:08 PM   #42
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Next there will be a shortage of fuel filters.

When the stations tanks get really really low and then are refilled it kicks up all the sludge that's been collecting down in there for years. Which then gets pumped out into your vehicle and into your filter.

My dad would never buy gas when he saw the tanker truck unloading.

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Old 09-18-2016, 02:48 PM   #43
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Everyone here in N. GA. and W. NC. are running out and pumping all the stations dry. As soon as they get a truck in the lines start. It's just like trying to buy a gallon of milk or a loaf of bread when a little snow comes in. People panic all the time. My DW works a Lowes and they sold a lot of gas containers yesterday. Go figure!
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Old 09-18-2016, 03:17 PM   #44
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Both gas and diesel here in SE GA has remained the same for months. Walmart [Murphy Gas] has been at $2.29 and other stations at $2.39. Knock on wood! I carry 86 gallons in my Silverado with a range of about 1,600 miles not towing. I buy when the prices are down. I also have 100-gallon diesel and 100-gallon gas tanks at home for emergencies. I live in a hurricane zone and know first-hand what it is like to be without either. No gas, no generator. No diesel, no transportation. Been there, done that.
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Old 09-18-2016, 03:52 PM   #45
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I just posted info at "On the road/travel chat/Eastern". Gas prices here in Albany, Ga. have shot up the last 24 hours from $1.94 to $2.30 with some stations out of gas. I feel lucky this morning while running an errand I decided to stop at a Wal-Mart/Murphy station and filled up at $2.05. No more than two hours later we had to run somewhere and that same station was at $2.30. It's going to get worse.
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Old 09-18-2016, 06:25 PM   #46
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I think diesel will be going up faster than gasoline. The alternate pipeline has been switched from diesel to gasoline according to the news.
Thats why my storage tanks are topped off! I'm good untill March,and no 2 just about always drops then.I filled my pig back in july for $1.00/gal!I almost bought another one and filled it because we KNOW thats going to go up.
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Old 09-18-2016, 10:04 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by boondocking View Post
If you want to be gouged come up to Alberta, .94 per litre = $3.60 per US gallon. That is one of the cheaper gas stations and Alberta is the least expensive in Canada.
And that's a gift compared to us here in Surrey BC at 123.9 litre (4.69 gal)
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Old 09-19-2016, 11:51 AM   #48
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Almost no places selling gas in Rutherford County area of NC this morning. Finally found a very crowded BP and got enough to get home.
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Old 09-19-2016, 12:02 PM   #49
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In north metro Atlanta the first 4 gas stations I saw this morning had no gas. A QT had just been resupplied, it was out yesterday, and was selling all grades. I paid $2.399 a gallon for regular unleaded.
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