“pellet pig achievement level"

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by jtakeman, Aug 28, 2009.

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  1. Delta-T

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    I understand. I wasn't counting on admittance into the club, but it never hurts to ask.

    I do put about 500lbs through my pellet smoker/grill per year. I know, a pittance, but tasty.
     
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    i would fall under level4 on the present form of membership, or level 2 with the revised form.

    i only have room to store a little over 3 ton and i burn approx. 6 ton for the season as primary heat.my question would be titles...if 1-149 bags in considered piglet, and 8 + tons is hogzilla gold...what are the classifications for each level in between?

    do pigs have a different name for each stage of growth, or piglet to pig to hog? this is to funny, i just want to know what class i am in.


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    Just a humble level 3 (4 plus tons). Rooting around waiting for the acorns to fall.
     
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    Mike we are up for suggestions on the names and the levels too. 1 being highest or 5 being highest.

    This is more of a chat, I just want everyone to be proud of there level. Even the piglets!

    What would be some names you can think of for the levels?
     
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    Nothin wrong with the 4+ tons level. I'm there too. We are not hogs but Fat pigs anyway!
     
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    okay,so i have been thinking tonight... i like macmans second or revised qualifications.
    how about:

    lvl 1 = 1-50 bags = newborn
    lvl 2 = 2-3 ton = piglet
    lvl 3 = 3+ ton = rooter
    lvl 4 = 4+ ton = pellet pig
    lvl 5 = 5+ ton = greased pig
    lvl 6 = 6+ ton = fat pig
    lvl 7 = 7+ ton = hogzilla
    lvl 8 = 8+ ton = hogzilla gold
    22 ton tractor load = lifetime member hogzilla platinum

    feel free to change any of the names i have come up with...i think this is great, chuckeled the whole time i was thinking of it and interested to see what someone else comes up with. :-/ :-/

    i like this form because lvl one could be the entry lvl...where people are trying a few bags here and there of different brands to see what works best for them.


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    I got 4 ton drove all ove Western New Your in my Dodge Dakota 2 weel drive to get the best price. ( end of Augest and I am talking about heating my house all ready Just shaking his head here)
     
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    Very creative! :lol:

    I'd like to see fat pig in there if possible? :)

    But a good start. macman and others what do you think??

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    jay...

    hpw about change lvl6 from wild boar to fat pig?
    thats good, my brain was fogging up at the end ,and i do agree with anything you would like to change the name on.

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    I think it's getting a little out of hand....LOL....too much for my brain to keep track of....I'm getting a headache :sick:
     
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    will be moving my 6 tons plus another 8 bags or so into my "pellet bunker" (was the muck pit under my garage many years ago) with my ranger (if I can get the thing to start, 10 years and 250k miles and it wants to lie down now)
     
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    I get to start hauling my 4 tons home on 9/12. One ton at a time with the Escape. Added to the 1 ton leftover from last year I will be at 5 total.

    4 tons of Rocky Mountain
    .5 ton of Fuel King
    .5 ton of something else I picked up on clearance this spring.

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    Bruce, your gonna put a ton of pellets (or ton of anything for that matter) in a Ford Escape????? YIKES :gulp:
     
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    A whole ton in an Escape at once?? Best of luck ..

    I have an SUV about the same size as the Escape and the payload is only about 1000lbs.
    Most I have dared put in it at one time is 25 bags at the most, which was pushing it.
    Driver and/or passengers are included in your payload wgt.
     
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    I have to agree with macman and tink!

    Eek and yikes, Thats a lot a weight to haul in an escape!

    Ask a friend that has a pickup-(gas money, beer and pizza works wonders). Bet he/she would even help haul them in the house too (faster your done faster ya get to the beer/pizza)!
     
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    here's a thought... you pulling a trailer?

    i didnt think there was room enough in an escape even with the rear seat down...

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    Nope, not in. I have a tailer I pull with it. But thanks for being concerned. I don't think my son would be happy if I tried to get a ton in the escape since he just turned 16 and is driving it now.

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    I've got 2 tons
    Piglet under new terms
    Level 5 under orig post

    have been a level 1 Pellet pig under new terms, but that was a year ago...

    Wish I could afford 10 tons....that's what the pellet pig deep inside wants.... :bug:
     
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    Hey, y'all need to stop switching in mid-stream... :) I was told that if I got my second ton I qualified as a pellet pig. I got it, but then started calling myself a "pig in-training". I'll never qualify for full membership 'cuz my house isn't big enough to need more than 3 pallets per year. :sigh:
     
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    I had 4, down to 3 now.......do i qualify for anything?
     
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    Hemi,

    You had 4 tons before 1st frost. You be a genuine pig! Welcome bro!

    Put this or similar in your sig

    Proud member of the Pellet Pig Club….OINK OINK!!
    “You pellet pigs should be ashaimed of yourselves” - eernest4- Grand Poobah - Pellet Pig Club
     
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    Haubera, your missing the point. The idea of Pellet Piggishness is that you buy way more than you'll need because you can't help yourself.

    If you only need 3 tons for the winter, buy 5 tons....now THAT'S a Pellet Pig!! :)

    OINK OINK!
     
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    Level 3! Here and accounted for SIR!!!
     
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    We started the year with about 4 tons of NEWP stacked in the garage. Bought 3 tons in Spring, plus had about 1 ton left over from last year.
     
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    I take the title of Pig Pellet with honor. Had four tons delivered over the summer and know that I will need more before the winter is over. Good thing is that there is a pellet company right here in town that I can get to any Saturday morning.
     
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