https://www.woodyboater.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Postcardlong.jpg 271 400 Matt http://www.woodyboater.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Woodyboater-Logo-White.svg Matt2008-05-22 09:27:002011-12-21 09:56:21Gas Is Only 27¢ In Woody Boaterville. Wooohooo! Let's Go Classic Boating.
Gas Is Only 27¢ In Woody Boaterville. Wooohooo! Let's Go Classic Boating.
With gas hitting $4.00 a gallon, I thought. Mmmmm I wonder what the price of gas was in 1941. Would I have bought this boat back then. So I did some Goesintas. ( Thanks Jethro) .
Gas was 19¢ in 1941. With the rate of inflation. That is $2.81 in 2008 numbers.
Now do the math on the extra cost $1.19 and that in 1941 numbers is 8¢ making the total 27¢ per gallon. That’s it.
So the way I see it, while I am in my 1941 Chris Craft, out on the water, living life, gas is only 27¢ per gallon. And I am fine with that. Now. Of course the gas station may not find any humor in my reasoning.
I dont give a rats ass about gas, my carver 4 cyl I/O goes thru a whole 5 gal a weekend.
I do.. the 430 goes through 35 gallons in an afternoon.. HA. OUCH!