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Beef prices

RiversideSm0ker

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Gasoline is more like $4 a gallon on average here in So Cal. Has been for a very long time. I get my gas at Sam's for a "low" $3.89 a gallon right now.

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clifish

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Gasoline is more like $4 a gallon on average here in So Cal. Has been for a very long time. I get my gas at Sam's for a "low" $3.89 a gallon right now.

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Wow - just filled up at Costco for $2.96 and that is here in lower NY.
 

RiversideSm0ker

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California has a crap load of vehicles due to the population. That's why we get soaked a the pumps. It's just because they can. No choice since you can't use mass transit with any reasonable cost or efficient use of your time.

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smokeymose

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California has a crap load of vehicles due to the population. That's why we get soaked a the pumps. It's just because they can. No choice since you can't use mass transit with any reasonable cost or efficient use of your time.

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It's been running just a tad over $3 here for a while.
Tax rates have a lot to do with it and CA is famous for higher tax rates.
Every state is different...
 

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I wonder how the holiday sales will go, or if there will even be any!
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Pork is relatively cheap, but China controls the vast majority of it in America. That'll probably be what's on sale for Labor Day, that and hotdogs, maybe some burger.

I try to buy in bulk when I see a deal as long as I have the space. Last week Kroger had 80/20 burger in 5 lb. chubs for $9.95/each. It wasn't labeled ground chuck, just ground beef. I bought 3 rolls for whatever may come along and vacuum sealed it in 1 lb. packs. If nothing else, I can make meatloaf or spaghetti.

I buy most of my pork from a very small local operation, but there's never enough of things like ribs and butt/shoulders, so I have to supplement it from a grocer. I try to avoid Smithfield products because of the owner. Food Lion sells Swift Premium pork products.

Gas is in the $2.65/gal range here. Diesel is ~$3.00/gal. and I drive an F250 diesel, that sucks...
 

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Gas is 2.97 here at the no frills just credit only pumps and 3.04 at the mommy poppa stores. Add a dime to each for super.

Chris
 

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Beef prices are up, but I haven't bought a gallon of gas in over 3 years.

Bear
 

dls1

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Super is more like add .50 to .75 cents here in So Cal.

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Both my car, as well as my wife's, call for 93 0ctane. They were both pretty low last weekend so I filled them up at the local Shell station we use where the price was $4.39/Gal. They both have 19 gallon tanks, but I don't recall how much gas I pumped. All I know was that the total cost for the 2 cars was around $145. Ouch!
 

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Here in Iowa gas with 10 % ethanol is quite a bit cheaper than gas without ethanol... but don't know what the cost of it is, or diesel fuel for my pickup for that matter. But when I need fuel to get to the store for some overly priced beef I just need it, no matter what it costs! :emoji_blush:

Ryan
 

ConrodM

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Both my car, as well as my wife's, call for 93 0ctane. They were both pretty low last weekend so I filled them up at the local Shell station we use where the price was $4.39/Gal. They both have 19 gallon tanks, but I don't recall how much gas I pumped. All I know was that the total cost for the 2 cars was around $145. Ouch!
Holy Smokes!!! Where do you live, California??
 

ConrodM

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Pork is relatively cheap, but China controls the vast majority of it in America. That'll probably be what's on sale for Labor Day, that and hotdogs, maybe some burger.

I try to buy in bulk when I see a deal as long as I have the space. Last week Kroger had 80/20 burger in 5 lb. chubs for $9.95/each. It wasn't labeled ground chuck, just ground beef. I bought 3 rolls for whatever may come along and vacuum sealed it in 1 lb. packs. If nothing else, I can make meatloaf or spaghetti.

I buy most of my pork from a very small local operation, but there's never enough of things like ribs and butt/shoulders, so I have to supplement it from a grocer. I try to avoid Smithfield products because of the owner. Food Lion sells Swift Premium pork products.

Gas is in the $2.65/gal range here. Diesel is ~$3.00/gal. and I drive an F250 diesel, that sucks...
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No lie DLS I filled my 12 gallon up Monday was over 50 bucks I live in the capital of commifornia
Feeling for ya. Went to San Francisco 25 yrs ago- beautiful clean city. Up PCH to see Redwoods 😁👍👍
Put 17.78 gals in Honda Pilot on 8-25-21 at Sam’s and paid $47.81- $2.68/gal. Lowest I’ve seen since late Jan/early Feb
 
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I remember when I got my Dodge Ram, in 2008, they had a $50 maximum per fill-up at "Turkey Hill".
I wanted to fill mine up, so I had to insert my Credit card in the machine 3 times to restart it enough to fill up.
First card insert got me $50 worth.
Second card insert got me the 2n'd $50 worth.
And the third card insert finished filling my 35 gallon tank up.
I think it took about $110 worth total.

Bear
 

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If I was concerned about gas mileage, I would have gotten a Prius or some other kind of 4 banger or something. While I hate high prices, my Navigator gets what it gets.

Had a Camry (Ugh...) rental last weekend. It wasn't showing any better gas mileage than my Navigator averages.

Probably heading to Costco later to pick up a few briskets. Last week they were $4.99 for prime packers.
 

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How much is she asking?
Just curious.....

Thanks for the likes smokerjim and Brokenhandle I appreciate them.

Not sure but if a person talked right she would probably say just take him.

Warren
 

dls1

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Holy Smokes!!! Where do you live, California??
Nope, not California. I live in Hinsdale, IL, a suburb of Chicago.

Neither one of our cars, an Audi R8 and a Audi RS7, could be considered an "Economy" car by any stretch of the imagination. When I go to a gas pump I may look at the price per gallon and just shrug my shoulders and think "it is what it is", get my gas, and leave. In this case, after filling 2 cars, I was curious and checked my Amex statement when I got home and saw the total. Checking a little further, I discovered that the price per gallon at the same station was around $3.09/Gal. the first of the year. A 42% increase in 8 months is what surprised me the most.
 

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in 1975 i worked at Philips 66 on main in bis. nd. there was a hostile takeover in progress so i had to stay in station for 4 days. course my girlfriend and now wife brought me a 6 pack and food. gas was $.35cents gallon. i think it was 1973 gas was .25 cents a gallon in gleenwood minn. i remember the big down hill onto main and my '62 impala i would turn off ignition and then turn on again blocks down and BANG like a bomb scared crap outa people..no my muffler didnt last.
 

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