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  1. Boobo0

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    Drove 220 miles round trip today from southern Mass. to Berwick ME to grab 2 tons MWP softies. Am I off my rocker or has anyone else done anything similar? Hoping I'm not alone on this one.
     
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  2. subsailor

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    Have you tried them before you bought or just relying on what you've read here?

    Out of curiosity, what did you pay?
     
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  3. Danny Cathcart

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    Eh... Foolish? Na. One has to do what they have to do when it is in the best interest of their family and livelihood. Sometime this spring I'll be making a 200 plus mile round about for pellets myself.
     
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  4. Boobo0

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    Too far away to drive up for test bags, so I had to go on the forums opinions (which were very positive). I've been burning the blends with pretty good results, but I just wanted to try something "a step above". Plus a had the spare time today to do it.

    $259 a ton
     
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  5. SmokeyTheBear

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    In a single word, yes.

    You got it real bad, you need a 12 step program and a very large support group of folks that are not members of this forum.
     
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  6. Danny Cathcart

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    OH sure, egg him on Bear :)
     
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  7. subsailor

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    Fuel cost = $40? $60? Which puts you up to $279-$289. You prolly could have bought something as good or better at home. That said, there's nothin wrong with a good road trip.
     
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  8. kinsmanstoves

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    Why? where they indoor stored?
     
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  9. Boobo0

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    :)
     
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  10. SmokeyTheBear

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    Hey Danny, one of a members' responsibilities on here is to help others who may be going down the slippery slope before it is too late.

    In this case we may have failed.
     
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  11. Woody1911a1

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    where in Berwick north Berwick , south Berwick or just Berwick ? i live in Ma but have a camp up in Limerick Me .
     
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  12. Danny Cathcart

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    Understand. Everyone needs a nudge in the right direction once in a while. Myself at times, have gotten a good swift kick in the rump. That being said - Ole Boy has to learn just like we all did and, hopefully still are.
     
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    Quick, barricade the borders.
     
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    waaay to late Smokey :) the "camp" is my wife's family's on lake Sokokis . struggling to hold on to it .
     
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    We can at least try to keep you out so you can't grab anymore pellets.
     
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  16. DexterDay

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    I have driven 200 miles round trip to to get pellets. Would've been 400 if my BIL didnt grab the 2nd ton.for me :)

    There is this really nice Stove shop about 100 miles away. This guy named Eric....... lol
     
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    My limit is 100 round trip. Adds to much due to gas hoggyness. Now if a $300 pellet was on sale for say $200 I might strech the distance a lil!

    But I had to vote your crazy! Just cause you hang here say that about ya! ::-)
     
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  18. hotdawg

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    Wow, and I thought I was nuts driving 60 miles round trip to CT for some GT when they were $209/ton. Not sure if I'll go any further then that for pellets. There's quite a selection in my area. Maybe next time pick up 4 tons to make it worth your time and gas. 2 tons just doesn't sound like it's enough for that distance.
     
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