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1 hour ago, willbo777 said:

What town?

Bend, Or

We were in AZ a few weeks ago and overheard at the pumps that CA was over $6.50 in places 2 weeks ago. 

47 minutes ago, Steve P said:

If we swap that Cummins/Cat for a bank of batteries, all our problems will be solved... maybe Freightliner can help with that.

One of the things that isn’t talked about is how much range is lost with payload or towing. The new F150 loses over half its range when you hit its payload max. I guess if I want to camp across town I’ll be ok

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Oil, Gas, Energy Industry is 👎🏼. That being said, has anyone’s travel plans changed? We had a 6,000 mile trip planned, but because of fuel prices,  it has been replaced with traveling within the State of Texas. 😡. Have a great day!

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Oops, same station, $5.29 diesel this morn 

Anyone have experience with Nuclear? For real, I was just reading about Musk saying need to turn the reactors back on. 

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Its nonsense to blame the oil companies.

They promised they were going to make carbon energy unaffordable for the average American. That some people might not be able to afford to drive their cars or heat their homes as a consequence.  John Kerry said that was a personal sacrifice which he and Mrs Heinz Ketchup were willing make. 

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SOS in the summer of 2008. We were full timing. Paid $4.89.9 , which it topped out at. 

The only difference betweed bitch and itch is ONE letter. Park it or pay it. Gument made commitments. WE eat the reprocusions. SOS.

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We’re planning for our summer/fall trip and at the moment it will cost $170 extra for a tank of diesel. Hope things will settle down and prices come down by August. We will still go on our 5000 mile trip. Maybe it will be easer to find a campsite. 

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1984 came and went and we didn't believe Orwell.  Can't believe despite Orwell and Ayn Rand warning us, that's where  we are today.  Thank goodness for the  politicians, bureaucrats , academia, the military industrial complex and now the pharmaceutical industrial complex and the "elites" taking care of us!  Glad I'm 81 years old and still able to do things MY WAY. 

Please believe it now.  Happy and fortunate my wife and I can still live our life the way we want.  No point in saving for a rainy day, enjoy while you can.

 

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$4.999 for Marine grade gas at the dock on Lake Lanier.  $4.39 at the local QwikTrip for diesel (up 50 cents from last week)

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You can complain, bitch, blame, point the finger all you want.  The truth is that for the most part we are spoiled.  We have the most freedoms and quality of life than most.  My parents survived the depression which is nothing compared to our situation now.  Most of the world is glad to be able to find fuel and pay much more that we complain about in terms of price.  We have the ability to adapt, to change our habits, change our plans and still keep going.  Some will suffer more than others for many reasons but most will keep doing what they wish.  The older you get the more you realize that money and possessions mean less than time and activity with family and friends.  I will not be the richest person buried in the cemetery and will pay the price of fuel and food because it is available.  These are not the bad times.  Yes we can conserve fuel and many be cut back on food consumption.  But the bad times are when there is not food or products on the shelves in the stores or fuel at the pumps as is the case in other parts of the world.  Life is too short.  Be grateful for what you have and if you can, help others not as fortunate as you are.  Stay safe, Stay well and Save travels.

Dick and Sandy near Buffalo, NY

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18 hours ago, Gary Cole said:

Its nonsense to blame the oil companies.

They promised they were going to make carbon energy unaffordable for the average American. That some people might not be able to afford to drive their cars or heat their homes as a consequence.  John Kerry said that was a personal sacrifice which he and Mrs Heinz Ketchup were willing make. 

So true.  As long as it doesn't affect the elite, the rest of us can freeze and starve for all they care. 😡

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20 hours ago, Gary Cole said:

They promised they were going to make carbon energy unaffordable for the average American

"They".... funny,...... "they" the oil companies price and source their product. "They" the politicians (any party) do not... when they do, you cry 'socialism'.... Guess you are not old enough to remember Nixon's Wage and Price Controls... I am, It did not work then and it will not work today.  

I'm with Dick and Sandy..... Be glad you can even buy fuel and food and have homes (on wheels or otherwise).  We, Americans are in no position to complain about the price of fuel even at current $6 plus levels..... based on my earnings in 1968 and the price of fuel then.... $6 is about right, so I've had 50+ years of 'discounted fuel'.  Again, Oil Companies price their product here in this country.

Ken

 

3 hours ago, vegaman19760 said:

You can complain, bitch, blame, point the finger all you want.  The truth is that for the most part we are spoiled.  We have the most freedoms and quality of life than most.  My parents survived the depression which is nothing compared to our situation now.  Most of the world is glad to be able to find fuel and pay much more that we complain about in terms of price.  We have the ability to adapt, to change our habits, change our plans and still keep going.  Some will suffer more than others for many reasons but most will keep doing what they wish.  The older you get the more you realize that money and possessions mean less than time and activity with family and friends.  I will not be the richest person buried in the cemetery and will pay the price of fuel and food because it is available.  These are not the bad times.  Yes we can conserve fuel and many be cut back on food consumption.  But the bad times are when there is not food or products on the shelves in the stores or fuel at the pumps as is the case in other parts of the world.  Life is too short.  Be grateful for what you have and if you can, help others not as fortunate as you are.  Stay safe, Stay well and Save travels.

Dick and Sandy near Buffalo, NY

 

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20 hours ago, Gary Cole said:

Its nonsense to blame the oil companies.

 

Sure!

Exxon made something like 23B in profits last year!

Did they plant the oil under the ground / sea, and now their reaping the benefits?

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Thank you, you should apologize.

Macrotrends = When you can't dazzle them with your brilliance, baffle 'em with your bull****  

Keep repeating it until you believe it.

Just my opinion!

C'est la vie

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