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Posted: Thu May 31, 2012 10:31 pm 
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Does anyone know what the score is with bowsers overshooting a dialled amount?? - is it user beware or is there recourse for some sort of official complaint??

I've had a couple of incidents where I've only had a $20 note on me - period - no eft card or credit card - and not even any spare change in the car - but the &^%$# bowser has overshot by a few cents - which officious &^%$wits behind the counter insist I pay. Of course when I have another few hundred bucks in my wallet or am fully loaded with cards or various types the bowsers are always absolutely accurate :roll:

 

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Posted: Thu May 31, 2012 10:57 pm 
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not havin a go just sayin it doesnt take a genius to let go of the trigger when you get to the amount you want... :roll: :roll: :)

 

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Posted: Thu May 31, 2012 11:36 pm 
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ive had it happen once, i pre set $50 and it went over by 5c, not that 5c is an issue but i cbf breaking another 50 for 5c. nothing s**t me more than getting $10 in 1's 2 and 50c coins because of 5c
i told the dude it was pre set and went over, he insisted i give him 5c.
i handed him the $50 and said if you dont like it call the cops and i walked out...
nothing ever happened over it.
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Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:10 am 
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Thanks Troyman - good to know - and pretty much what Ive figured I'm gonna just do next time!.

To the other two: yes you're heros and I'm most impressed... you want medals or chests to pin em on??

 

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Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:58 am 
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I always have a centre console full of useless change so it usual comes in handy for these things

 

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Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:48 pm 
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There are the few servo's with the 'stiff s**t' jar with change - sometimes donate to, sometimes take out of.

 

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Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:17 pm 
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The Ethanol station on Kinghorne is the only station I've seen do that snap. Unfortunately there aren't many places around that have trustworthy enough clientèle to support this. I was actually blown away to see it, and it's the only one I can say I have seen.

On the note of pre-setting, I rarely do but when I have it's never overshot. I'm more worried about that amount actually making it into my tank, which is a gamble at any servo at the best of times.

 

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Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:09 pm 
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i always preset it. but i also hold the handle, and watch the screen...just incase it over shoots.
Plug i've had some nozzles almost get stuck, so don't like putting it right in.
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Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 1:03 am 
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low_ryda wrote:
The Ethanol station on Kinghorne is the only station I've seen do that snap. Unfortunately there aren't many places around that have trustworthy enough clientèle to support this. I was actually blown away to see it, and it's the only one I can say I have seen.
That one was first to mind obviously - have seen a couple others over the years - small servo's though - doubt you'd see that in the bigger ones.

 

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