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Old Aug 20, 2012, 08:54 AM
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best place to order fuel?

where to order fuel for 4 stroke ?
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Old Aug 20, 2012, 11:19 AM
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If it were me and I were in Iowa, I'd order direct from Sig, They're about two hours from you...

http://www.sigmfg.com/
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Old Aug 20, 2012, 12:08 PM
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Watch the haz mat shipping charges though. If there are enough guys and or gals that need fuel put a group order together and make a road trip.
Ken

PS. Might want to call ahead to make sure they have enough on hand if you do the group order thing.
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Old Aug 20, 2012, 03:53 PM
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Well ordering the fuel in containers larger than a quart gets expensive with the Hazmat charges and fees. So the fuel costs go up quite a bit then. Yes I would see about buying from Sig direct and go and pick it up.

If you get a group together you can pool your resources and order a 55 gallon drum of fuel from any of the fuel manufacturers too. That can be quite cost effective that way.
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Old Aug 21, 2012, 07:06 AM
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Yep, UPS Hazmat is $25/box last I knew.

Make the drive to Sig...
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Old Aug 22, 2012, 02:02 AM
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Or...go to tower hobbies & order this Powermaster fuel:

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXCGBX&P=0

I'd call tower to verify, but the case is supposed to be 6 gallons. You'd pay that hazmat shipping fee, but distributed over 6 gallons it's not too bad.

They also sell wildcat fuels, but they don't list the 20/20.

Just a thought...I assumed that you need YS/Saito fuel which is 20% oil and 20% nitromethane. What engine are you running? Maybe you don't need the 20/20.

The other thing is that tower does sell cases of quarts to avoid the hazmat fees.

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