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krzysiek_ck

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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 1:57:06 PM

"• TruFuel, in three varieties, is sold at Home Depot, Lowe's, Walmart and other retailers. The ethanol-free four-cycle gas costs $5.48 per quart at Lowe's. (Of other retailers that sell it, Home Depot and Walmart don't appear to sell it online.) The two-cycle 50:1 gas/oil mix costs $5.48 a quart at Home Depot and Lowe's, which also sells the 40:1 mixture online.

• At Sears, ethanol-free fuels in four-and two-cycle varieties are sold online and in stores. (Kmart also carries these products, all of which are made by TruSouth, maker of TruFuel.) The "pure" Craftsman gas costs $6.99 a quart, though you can lower that price to $5.81 a quart by buying a six-pack (the brand is Arnold, a division of outdoor-gear manufacturer MTD), sold by Wholesale Tools from the same website. Both the 50:1 two-cycle gas/oil mixture and the 40:1 two-cycle mixture cost $5.49 a quart.

• VP Racing Fuels sells SEF (Small Engine Fuel) in all three varieties through distributors, relatively small retailers, and the company's website. Unlike the TruSouth product, which is 92-octane, SEF is 94. All three varieties are sold by the six-pack for $43.95, which comes out to about $7.33 per quart."

How to find ethanol-free fuel for your lawn gear

Big Oil Shills and whiners should put their money where their mouths are.
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thirstyV8suv
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 8:47:50 PM

is the % of ethanol in the fuel labeled in your state?
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thirstyV8suv
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 8:27:35 PM

impossible to find fuel sans ethanol in Ohio
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 10:24:40 AM

Can not be done.
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2014 10:56:23 AM

We have a local link that works here.
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peregrin
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 10:21:48 PM

get the corn outta my tank!
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jscargo411
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 2:10:02 PM

Just go to pure-gas.org
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geoutpb
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 1:09:45 PM

Not availed in Texas were we live.
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Gas_Buddy
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 5:35:58 PM

I have no problem with telling people where to get ethanol-free fuel, though it doesn't seem as if this is a vehicle alternative (rather it seems, if you don't open the link) it's a small-engine fuel alternative), especially at the prices quoted. And, if you do open the link, you see that it's a Consumer Reports article on "How to find ethanol-free fuel for your lawn gear". However, looking for small amounts of non-ethanol fuel for a lawn mower is different than looking for non-ethanol fuel for a car or truck. And if you wanted to do that, you could use (for example) pure-gas.org's website.

But, I don't understand the part that reads: "Big Oil Shills and whiners should put their money where their mouths are."

What big oil "shills" are you talking about, and what do you mean by putting their money where their mouth is? Most "big oil" people, and Gas Buddy members in general know that it's not the oil industry that's pushed for ethanol-added fuel.

I understand the first three paragraphs of the original post, though it would have been useful to clearly say that you're referring to small engine fuel, and not it being presumed that it also included fuel for cars and trucks. But the last sentence makes no sense, not in any context that I could determine.
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miatabill
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 2:12:18 PM

None available here, that I know of.
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RS101
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2014 7:55:27 PM

I can get it here as well.
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ItisAJeepThing
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2013 6:58:55 PM


All vehicle fuel has to be E-10 in the winter in Arizona.
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2013 1:39:23 PM

I can get it at most gas stations here.
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2013 9:33:07 AM

Most places that have ethanol-free fuel advertise that fact, and then let the public do the rest
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goldseeker
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 3:47:25 AM

No thank you I will buy ethanol fuels at half that price.
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