View Poll Results: What kind of mileage do you get?
3-5 with Gas 11 2.91%
5-7 with Gas 36 9.52%
7-10 with Gas 38 10.05%
10+ with Gas 15 3.97%
3-5 with Diesel 2 0.53%
5-7 with Diesel 23 6.08%
7-10 with Diesel 136 35.98%
10+ with Diesel 117 30.95%
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Old 05-05-2019, 09:10 PM   #181
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I was at a pump locally awhile back and noticed when you turn the pump handle on it would start rolling money on the screen, before I ever had the nozzle near the spout. I turned it off and tried another pump, did the same thing. Immediately got on the phone with the weights and measures people and had them out there with in the hour..
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There was a "consumer alert" news story out of Seattle recently where they documented a number of pumps that would continue counting after you clicked the pump off.

And I don't know about in Seattle, but here in GA the authorities take that *VERY* seriously. The law is very clear, the pump *SHALL* be on zero before the first drop is dispensed.
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Old 05-05-2019, 09:18 PM   #182
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And I don't know about in Seattle, but here in GA the authorities take that *VERY* seriously. The law is very clear, the pump *SHALL* be on zero before the first drop is dispensed.
And they will bring a gallon or 5 gallon jug to check that it's accurate and shut you down right now if it isn't.
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Old 05-06-2019, 10:06 AM   #183
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And I don't know about in Seattle, but here in GA the authorities take that *VERY* seriously. The law is very clear, the pump *SHALL* be on zero before the first drop is dispensed.
It appears that enforcement is inconsistent.

According to the news story it took Weights and Measures two weeks to respond to thier complaints.
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