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Old 12-29-2007, 02:17 PM
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I am new to this and just bought my first nitro truck. I am just curious, guys please reply to this.
1) How much are you paying for a gallon of nitro fuel (in us dollars)
2) What brand of fuel
3) What vehicle do u drive
4) And how many minutes of runtiime do you get off a gallon of fuel
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:21 PM
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€34 a gallon... It's not so simple that you can just do a simple currency conversion.. Given relative tax rates, average incomes, etc etc and all the stuff that adds up to the relative cost of living, I would say €34 in Germany is probably like $60-75 in the US...
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:38 PM
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€34 a gallon... It's not so simple that you can just do a simple currency conversion.. Given relative tax rates, average incomes, etc etc and all the stuff that adds up to the relative cost of living, I would say €34 in Germany is probably like $60-75 in the US...
pat, i know u drive lst2.. what about my question 2) and 4)... what brand of fuel and how many minutes off a gallon u get?
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:44 PM
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Sidewinder %25.. Don't know how long I get, but it's longer than most of my other trucks - I guess cuz the LST2 tank is so big...
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:46 PM
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i'm paying $32 a gallon for trinity platinum 30%, that's at both my lhs. i run that fuel in my savage, jato, and revo. and i get about 15 min a tank
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:52 PM
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i see.. pls let me how many mins/hours per gallon.. per/tank is not going to help cuz different vehicles have different size tanks.
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Old 12-29-2007, 03:58 PM
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i pay $20.99 for a gallon of 30% odonell
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Old 12-29-2007, 04:11 PM
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I run trinity monster 25% like 25 to 30 a gallon I try to get it on sale. mgt can run 8 to 12 min savage 10 to 15 same with lst2. In the winter the time drops big time in the cold weather. I can burn a gallon in a day, when I ran the boat that can suck some fuel cause it's full throttle untill you think you might be out and it sucks when your wrong then you get wet[&:]
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Old 12-29-2007, 04:17 PM
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Good god, you guys get off cheap. i pay 28.90 for 20% Technology fuel, Don't ask where its from its big down here in fl cause its made from the people who blend john forces race fuel, so your not gonna find it on any web site.

i would say it varies for me, i can go threw a gallon in a week to a few months depends how many trucks are running how long i bash run time of each truck it all comes into play i can burn a gallon in a day or two with non stop bashing, like 4-6-8 hours straight of running the trucks or truck. i would say for an average basher, i would think it would be something like 3-4 hours a gallon of fuel would last figuring some tanks today are near the 1/2 quart mark so 2 1/2qurts is 1 full quart, then its 4 quarts to a gallon, brake the tanks down to 8 tanks of 15 min runs would be about 2 hours but most tanks are smaller or larger so i would say 3-4hours a gallon of fuel would last, but consider how many tanks that is. but the car has to cool or something brakes or use another car or truck this or that a lot of things happen its really hard to say how long you get from a gallon, of nitro if i run just one truck i can go threw about 1/4 gallon of fuel in days bashing around the yard the park etc....
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I pay $24.99 for a gallon of Top Fuel 20%. I've never timed it but I'd guess I get maybe 15 minutes to a tank on my T-Maxx 3.3. There are 3785cc's in a gallon, and the T-Maxx has a 125cc tank, so there are about 30 tanks to a gallon. At 15 minutes a tank, that's a little over 7.5 hours.
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TNX 5.2R running 20% @ $35/gallon gets me about 10 mins or so per tank.
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before i started mixing my own fuel i bought O'donnel's 20% for $27/gallon

MGT stock .28 motor with 150 mL tank last about 11-12 minutes.

it averaged out to be about $1/tank. If my math is correct
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too much...$40 a gallon of traxxas 33%, run in traxxas jato 3.3, and no clue how long it lasts
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i pay $7.50AUS a liter ($26.25 a gallon), currency convertion, about 20 bucks U.S a gallon, i run nitro X fuel ATM but once i burn what i have i'll be buying a 16 liter tub of massive mods fuel which is about $12.50 a liter.

i get about 10 minutes out of my 150ml tank in my 8ight T so i get about 230 minutes of run time per gallon, or about 10 cent's per minute..
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ORIGINAL: robwiljas

I pay $24.99 for a gallon of Top Fuel 20%. I've never timed it but I'd guess I get maybe 15 minutes to a tank on my T-Maxx 3.3. There are 3785cc's in a gallon, and the T-Maxx has a 125cc tank, so there are about 30 tanks to a gallon. At 15 minutes a tank, that's a little over 7.5 hours.
WOW!! 7.5 hours per gallon!! you are getting double the average run time..
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Old 12-29-2007, 07:19 PM
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Actually, he is about right^^^ I get less than 20 minutes running a 160cc tank with an STS .30.. I pay $20.00 flat for any fuel I want ( Out of Traxxas, Odonnell's, Byron's, Trinity) in any percentage I want[8D]
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Would you like to hook me up with your fuel supplier?
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Actually, he is about right^^^ I get less than 20 minutes running a 160cc tank with an STS .30.. I pay $20.00 flat for any fuel I want ( Out of Traxxas, Odonnell's, Byron's, Trinity) in any percentage I want[8D]
wow.. that sounds great!
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1) $23.99 a gallon
2) Byron 20%
3) Savage x 4.6rtr
4) not through a gallon yet
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u guys think it will be cheaper buying on web somewhere.. i cant find a place where they ship gallon. they only ship quarts.. there has to be a place where they ship in bulk and cheap..
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probably tower hobbies to buy in bulk.
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I just buy it from my LHS, I dont think they ship out the fuel[&:]
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ORIGINAL: ttoks

i pay $7.50AUS a liter ($26.25 a gallon), currency convertion, about 20 bucks U.S a gallon, i run nitro X fuel ATM but once i burn what i have i'll be buying a 16 liter tub of massive mods fuel which is about $12.50 a liter.

i get about 10 minutes out of my 150ml tank in my 8ight T so i get about 230 minutes of run time per gallon, or about 10 cent's per minute..
Just ordered the same, massive mods HB444, 25%. $199 for 4x4 litres. About $6 a litre cheaper than off the shelf sport fuel I can buy at my LHS. Haven't tried it yet, but will be running it in my LST2 and ST-R
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nah.. not really. its the same price as local hobby shops.. for example, traxxas 6 gallon is 169.. that 28 a gallon..Same traxxas fuel, i get in 26.50 in my lhs anyways.. why bother towerhobbies.. u know.. there is gotta be a more reasonable place to buy online.
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I just buy it from my LHS, I dont think they ship out the fuel[&:]
im willing to drive to brooklyn to get 20bucks a gallon its prolly 30 mins away from me.
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