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Post in 'The Inglenook' started by Paulywalnut, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. Paulywalnut

    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    Another day in the high 50- 60 range. I'm glad to save some oil but...
    I love burning that woodstove. Got a new Jotul Castine this year and I think
    we've fired it up three times so far. Got the old Fisher grama bear dinosour
    out and ready for the 21st century of woodstoves! Come on cold weather!

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  2. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Come north . . . 8-11 degrees depending on what thermometer you were looking at . . . I lit an outdoor fire for the guys working on my roof so they could warm up some since I felt guilty with the inside temps in the mid 70s.
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  3. ScotO

    ScotO Guest

    Yep, it's gonna be another pathetic winter here in central PA, I fear. Seems like we run in 7-10 year cycles. Every 7 to 10 years we get one or two decent winters, the in-betweeners are rainy, muddy wet and gray. I have had the stove lit pretty much nonstop since late October, all except for a couple of those really warm days (let it go out then). But I have YET to put the really good wood in it and let it open up a bit. I've been running it almost shut the whole way down....
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  4. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    We hit 50 today.
  5. ScotO

    ScotO Guest

    I'm guessing we were close to or maybe even above 50-55 today. I want it to be a high in the low 20's......
  6. Hearth Mistress

    Hearth Mistress Minister of Fire

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    I just look at it an an opportunity to keep cutting and splitting :) my stove doesnt do well on "low" so while yes, it was 55 here today, the stove has been on since about 9am and its a nice 78 :) my dogs and hubby are upstairs where it is closer to 68 but I'm enjoying the warmth!
  7. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    We are in the 40's and rainy tonight. I am giving the wood pile a break and turned on the heaters. I am in no danger of being accused of not burning enough wood for heat in my life. ;lol

    And at my age it ain't an opportunity to keep cutting and splitting, it is a pain in the ass and other body parts to keep cutting and splitting. <>
  8. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    We're hovering right around 38-40F with a promise of winds and colder temps tomorrow. The stove has been running steadily since we got back from Maui.
  9. Paulywalnut

    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    I like the local weather forecasters when they say "We will be getting a cold front next week
    dropping us to a bonechilling 32 degrees. What?

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