Kerosene Cost VS Diesel Fuel & Oil Baffles My Mind!

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Post Thu. Jun. 20, 2013 7:03 pm

Learning Kerosene Cost after rebuilding an old Perfection heater for fun Removing a Perfection 525 Wick

I've discovered something truly puzzling to me and I'm hoping somebody out their has the answers for this ridiculousness :mad:

I went to buy a simple gallon of heating kerosene from a store (mind you... this is a gallon complete with metal can packaging, pretty printing on the can at FULL retail!)
attached is my receipt... $2.16 total :wtf: need I say more :mad: someone care to enlighten me please? can I burn this stuff in my boiler (I don't see why not)?
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Post Thu. Jun. 20, 2013 7:51 pm

Kerosene is over $4 per gallon for K1. I can't explain the Lowes price.

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Post Thu. Jun. 20, 2013 8:16 pm

franco b wrote:Kerosene is over $4 per gallon for K1. I can't explain the Lowes price.
:eek2: really? Maybe we should all run down and buy em out now if that's the case??? holy crap! I knew something wasn't right about that price :mad: I was gonna blame Obama :lol:

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Post Thu. Jun. 20, 2013 8:26 pm

$3.99 here at the gas station. Usually the canned stuff or plastic jug full is way over priced.


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Post Thu. Jun. 20, 2013 8:35 pm

Over $10 at Lowes' web site.

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Post Thu. Jun. 20, 2013 8:55 pm

I don't know the difference but that is labeled fuel treatment.

this is the one I looked at. http://www.lowes.com/pd_206608-34228-CR.KE.M.41_0 ... facetInfo=

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Post Thu. Jun. 20, 2013 10:25 pm

coalnewbie wrote:As usual I am living in the wrong state:

http://www.lowes.com/pd_156586-78-GKE83_0__?Ntt=1 ... 967&rpp=32
that's IT!...that's the stuff I got $2.00 per gallon!!! works great too... im baking on my engine enamel as we speak :dancing: they had 10 gallon jugs too (I should have checked the price of those, ill check tomorrow).


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Post Thu. Jun. 20, 2013 10:58 pm

Wow you scored bigtime!! Should've bought 8 cases of the stuff. $10.78 out here with our outhouses & dirt roads. :D

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Post Fri. Jun. 21, 2013 5:44 am

Yaaaa, I think you hit a glitch in pricing. If it's still there, buy them out!

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Post Fri. Jun. 21, 2013 6:18 am

yep, I know they had crapload left in Pembroke I'm going to check those huge container prices... I have enough money left to at least cheap heat for the garage all winter :lol:

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