Who sells larger quantities of Kerosene?

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Does anyone know who sells kerosene in southern California in larger quantities, ie. 20-30 gallons? I cna find it in one gallon jugs, but that is not too practical at times. What types of places would sell it and pump into your container? Any thoughts?

-- smfdoc (smfdoc@aol.com), May 23, 1999


Farm stores of any quality usually have Kerosene in sealed 5 gallon buckets. Look where they keep the lubricants, hydraulic oil, transmission fluid etc.

Most oil companies that deliver home heating oil can also arrange to deliver you a 55 gal. drum.

-- Beth (bethkl19@idt.net), May 23, 1999.

How bout the Ohio area? Would this mean places like Aga Gas? Thanks

-- consumer (private@aol.com), May 23, 1999.

PS AGA Gas is only pressurized gasses.


-- Chuck, a night driver (rienzoo@en.com), May 23, 1999.

In March, I contacted the company that supplies me with propane and arranged to have them deliver, install and fill a 275-gallon tank with kerosene. The tank cost about $190 (including delivery, stand with legs, fittings and labor). I insisted on getting clear kerosene (not with red dye) so I had to pay tax on the kerosene (25-cents per gallon, I think). The total price per gallon at the time was just under $1.25.

-- bob (bob@notmail.com), May 24, 1999.

My local ACE Hardware Store will sell kerosene in gallon cans or in bulk. Just bring in your own container and they will fill it up. They tried to sell me some 5 gal gas cans to put it in. I am still shopping around before I buy any right now.

-- Homeschooling Grandma (Donna@glennet.com), May 25, 1999.

Irving Oil Lubricants Division, is where I got my 50gal. Clear more expencive, But delivery was free. I think most Oil Co's sell this way its used as additive for Big Rigs fuel in cold weather.

-- && (&&@&&.&), May 25, 1999.

Dear consumer,

Somehow the PS got posted and the answer did not.

Ulman Oil, parent company of the Citgo station on 185th at the Shoreway. ASk there, they have the parent co's info. You can buy in 1- 2- 3- 5- 10- 15- 30- gal qty at the pump there (any more than 10- gal might be a bit much even for 2 to handle in one container). they also deliver. I used their stuff last winter, ran the units constantly in the basement and have had no problems with the fuel.


-- Chuck, a night driver (rienzoo@en.com), May 25, 1999.

errrrrr, that's East 185'th. c

-- Chuck, a night driver (rienzoo@en.com), May 25, 1999.

Thanks Chuck, you are a dear...

-- consumer (private@aol.com), May 25, 1999.

PS Had a hardware store guy AGHAST that I'd run an old Perception 500 series inside!! My Co monitor (3 feet away) NEVER PEEPED. THere isnt't a LOT of difference between the Kerosun and the Perception, both burn Kero. Both use a cylinder wick. the Kero heats up a small chimney and the Perception heats a large one. There is NOTHING that changes the fundamental reaction, like a catalyst or anything like that so they are equally safe as long as you don't have kids or stupid cats.

OOOPS! That did NOT come out right, but I think you understand.


-- Chuck, a night driver (rienzoo@en.com), May 25, 1999.

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