Yeh, I see what you mean. I just picked up 12 bags today for a little burn evaluation, and yes, the bags are different. They smell the same though....
You want to heat the house, or make it look nice? Rika Integra II all the way as far as an insert goes for good quiet reliable heat. Looks like fire...
Fresh out of Thief River Falls. It fights for garage space with the 5 tons of pellets
Pellets are supposed to be tax exempt.
Mine left me alone last week, and I came home with this.
Just did one last week 50 bags into the season for me.
You know your a pellet pig when your wife starts yelling at you for loading up the back seat of the car with pellets
every time you go shopping, just...
I like it......."Pellet Slob"! I wonder how Earnest would like that moniker?
It absolutely is if the stove is in great shape and functioning well otherwise. It would cost 5000. to replace that stove. I got mine from Earth...
209. here in Maine. Stove Chow though. Life is too short to burn crappy pellets. I'll pay the extra for good stuff.
Okies are made of White Spruce, (cat spruce). Thats why to some, they smell like cat pee when you open the bag.Burn great for me.
Install a second stove!
Yeh, same color as the ones I had. Definitely a lot shorter. They should treat you well.
For all the work and dirtiness of cord wood is, I would never do it again, unless calamity, and anarchy overcome the country, and the economy...
I burned 4 tons of them when the old plant was running. They were for the most part, way over PFI length standards. Many were 2-2 1/2" inches in...
I've burned a dozen bags of them this fall. I thought they were on the short side. They seem to be an average big box store pellet. Nothing to holler...
Last year I bought 4 tons of Barefoots indirectly through O'Hara Ice out of Rockland ME. The had a warehouse in Bangor, and kept it stocked.
I go through 100 gals. a year, 5 tons of pellets a year. I heat from late Oct-late April in Maine. I keep my house at 70. My stove is in the middle...
A lot less ash and cleaning, thats why.
2 seasons of dead nuts reliability from My Integra II insert. Fingers crossed.
I'm still burning!
47 degrees outside, cold and wet. When will it end? At least no tornado's and flooded rivers in Maine.
Stoked up the stove again today. This weather is depressing.
I'm still burning here in Maine. Christ it keeps getting cold here.
Looks like Rika does well.
I burned Okies in 09/10 heating season. Really nice pellet that year. This season it was 5 tons of Barefoots. Outstanding pellet.
Best: Rocky Mountains
Worst: Okies last season's smelled like cat piss.
216 bags of Barefoots. I'm good to go.
Too bad your cutting out one of the finest inserts made by not buying foreign. Even if a stove is assembled domestically, most manufacturers have...
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