Scary fill up time

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    £98.00 to fill up.. and I only have a 2.8ltr pug based van !!
    Its getting bloody scary out there folks ...
     
  2. Road Runner

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    Just as well you saved up when you were young then john:winky:

    How does the Jaws empire run without you?
     
  3. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    £101-30p for the merc today.

    Peter
     
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    £106 for mine and it only does 21mpg according to the [STRIKE]lying[/STRIKE] trip computer
     
  5. Hayleylulu

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    you will get more if you freewheel down hill:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    You know its bad when your old ex-army jerrycan for the Lawnmower cost £30 to full up:Eeek:
     
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  7. hilldweller

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    One hell of a lawnmower.

    By bike is £15 and it's good for 150 miles.
     
  8. Road Runner

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    Bet Ginnys dipping it.............:ROFLMAO:
     
  9. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    To get red diesel for the tractor and the John Dere grass cutter I used to take 25 litre plastic drums down to Double D in Poole who had a redundant tank with gas oil in it and they would fill them up for me. Unfortunately the tanks running out now.

    Hence the search for red diesel, bought some, how much for a 45 gallon drum delivered? ......................





















    £240 odd !
     
  10. chesterfield hooligan

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    :ROFLMAO: used to pay £25 a drum for my JCB delivered :ROFLMAO:
    :ROFLMAO:glad I have got rid now :ROFLMAO:
     
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    I use the motorway services to fill up at night only park next to a truck get me tube out and pump it in to mine :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Me thinks the lady doth protest too much.

    How much an hour did it cost to run your helicopter !

    Mind you, what would it cost today ?
     
  13. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Look at it this way !......

    If you are a fulltimer, you fancy a change of scenery and climate, you fill up, bite the bullet and arrive at your new destination ( Zahora....yippee !) then, it's your home once again without the added burdens of all the outgoings.....Result eh ?:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    It's been all payout this month :cry:£80 to fill pick up truck £100 for it serviced then to-day another £200 for cam belt change along with £60 to top up the van and £7 to fill my gas bottle :winky: Then house and contents on top of that yesterday :Eeek: no wonder I cannot afford to go away :Doh:
    terry
     
  15. slobadoberbob

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    I wish...

    Oh how I wish it only cost £100 to fill it up....

    £100 plus to top it up yes from the 3/4 full mark.. but the RV takes a lot of bucks to fill up... :Cool:

    Bob:thumb:
     
  16. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    Brian me old mucker,

    Helicopter paid its own way on wet lease hire to Air Hanson, never cost me anything and even if it did, it was tax deductable same as the planes.

    Peter
     
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    Lucky enough my company van runs on diesel and i fill up twice a week so they unknowingly pay for mine :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
  18. jonandshell

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    And there's us blaming the Itinerants all the time!
    I take it all back about those decent travelling folk, you scoundrel!!::bigsmile:
     
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  19. pappajohn

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    Come-on Buttons.....

    how much to fill yours then ?

    £2.34......£3.20.

    you only need a pipette full though :roflmto:
     
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  20. Jaws

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    Bergman costs £13.60 to fill up.. that is 250 miles..

    Blackbird is not quite as good.. Costs £25.00 but that is a tad over 200 miles worth

    Sadly the bloody van only does 24 to the gallon :cry:
     
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