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Old 09-14-2008, 05:18 PM
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Does any think that nitro fuel pricing will come down any time soon? $40 per gallon is not funny any more.

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Nope....

At least not in the near future IMO.
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Old 09-14-2008, 05:39 PM
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Looks like its coming down to me.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/index.php/cPath/1_67_766
http://www.carolinasrc.com/Webstore/...idcategory=808

It will probably be awhile before most shops sell off their old stock though, the outdoor seasons almost over, at least around here.
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It will drop over the winter a should be close to where it was before by spring.
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thats sucks you guys are paying 40 im paying 28 at my lhs for bluethunder hp8
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Originally Posted by bigsquidracer View Post
thats sucks you guys are paying 40 im paying 28 at my lhs for bluethunder hp8
the $40 is for byron 30% gen 2.
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In mid July, I bought a case of Byrons 30% Pro Driver Gen 2 for $27.99 per gallon at a hobby shop in Hemet. The owner usually gives discounts for buying fuel by the case but since the Olympics were coming up at the time and there being a "so called nitro shortage", he couldn't give me a discount.

I feel for you guys who are still being gouged on nitro fuel prices. With the economy as it is, you really need to look for a deal. I called around to several hobby shops within an 40 mile radius to see who had the best price. Luckily I found Dynamic Hobbies in Hemet which is about 15 miles away.

If your local LHS is still gouging you, I think it is time to take your business else where.
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Wow, I just payed 24$ in So. Fla. two days ago. Byrons Race 20%.
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Originally Posted by The Working Man View Post
Wow, I just payed 24$ in So. Fla. two days ago. Byrons Race 20%.
wow, may be i should start running 20% byrons. that is a lot cheap then $41 per gallon for 30%.

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yea dynamic is cheap and there is high power hobbies that is really cheap. but i heard es closing his doors so call him and hes blowing all his stuff out. BTW this is in so cal hemet/murrieta area
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Originally Posted by ruggydriver View Post
yea dynamic is cheap and there is high power hobbies that is really cheap. but i heard es closing his doors so call him and hes blowing all his stuff out. BTW this is in so cal hemet/murrieta area
Yes this is in the Hemet, California area. I tried calling High Power Hobbies. They are in Lake Elsinore, California, right? I called a few times and I kept getting an answering machine but the greeting never stated it was a hobby shop so I assumed I had the wrong number. Dynamic gave me the best price so I drove the 15 miles to their store.

Where are you located RuggyDriver?
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Originally Posted by Tree View Post
Yes this is in the Hemet, California area. I tried calling High Power Hobbies. They are in Lake Elsinore, California, right? I called a few times and I kept getting an answering machine but the greeting never stated it was a hobby shop so I assumed I had the wrong number. Dynamic gave me the best price so I drove the 15 miles to their store.

Where are you located RuggyDriver?

So how much did Dynamic charge you for the fuel?
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I am paying 37.99 for sidewinder 30% in Texas.
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Originally Posted by Twotan View Post
So how much did Dynamic charge you for the fuel?
$27.99 per gallon for 30% Byrons Pro Driver Gen 2. That was the best price I had found in a bout an 80 mile radius. I even called several hobby shops in the Long Beach/Lakewood ,California area but hey prices were to expensive.

I use to buy Byrons Originals 30% Gen 1 fuel from Southland Hobbies in Lakewood, California for $22.00 per gallon. When I called to see how much he was charging, He said $39.99 per gallon and Ultimat hobbies quoted me $41.00 per gallon. Naturally I passed on those prices. They won't be getting my business anytime soon if they don't drop their prices back down.
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If your local LHS is still gouging you, I think it is time to take your business else where.
Guys, it's not "gouging" it's that China, the only place in the world where it's being made, had shut down the plants making it leading up to the Olympics because of the environmental concerns via all chemical plants near Bejing.

AND, with the Chinese appearing to make a more concerted effort toward being an environmentally sensitive country --- don't hold your breaths relative to any drastic price cutting in the near future.
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