Yes, i need to find somewhere close to ballyhaunis in Mayo that I can buy kerosene/home heating oil from the pumps?
Theres a whole bunch of mofos stealing oil from tanks round these parts and f**ked if im working my t1ts off for some stunt to take 300-400 quids worth from me. Thankfully i only ever use about 200 litres of oil for the entire winter so buying it in 50 litre loads doesnt bother me.
This thread mentions a few places and also the garage on the ballina to crossmolina sells it too think it is top oil.
cheers astra for your reply. Found a local hardware who sell it by the gallon - Delaney's on Bridge street for anyone that might be interested.
As a matter of interest, how do you get the oil into the tank? It may sound like a silly question but I'm not sure I'd be able to lift a 50L drum high enough to get it into the tank (weakling that I am!).
Would it be very heavy?
Also, roughly how much would a 50L container be and does that place sell drums?
Sorry for all the questions, just trying to figure out if it's worth the hassle as I've been stung a couple of times with my oil being robbed
I think it was approx 89 cent a liter. Archers in Ballina were selling pumps last year that people were using to pump water from drums up to tank in attic so maybe they would work there was 2 in a pack cost about 15e. 50l would be too heavy for one person I suppose you could decant it into a watering can which would hold about 10l and do it that way would be messy though.
He might as well use 2x25l containers
I think you can get a container that holds 20 litres. Top Oil on the Crossmolina Road has them for sale.
The old 5 gallon drum (<25L) is a common size that was used by farmers etc for tractor diesel. Its about the heaviest you would want to be lifting to spill into a tank.
I bought the fuel in 25ltr drums x 3. The total cost was about 70ish noddles. Also, i have a low, flat tank (3ft tall i think). The containers i used have tap valves on the bottom so i was as easy as turning the tap and let it fill!
John Caden crossmolina area has recently started delivering oil and will deliver very small amounts apparently. Would be handier than messing with drums.