Are Spruce Pointe as good as Okies?

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by madge69, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. madge69

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    I found what I think is a good deal on Spruce Pointe pellets and was wondering if they are roughly as good as Okies? I'd like to save the $40/ton if possible. Thanks.
     

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    Try out a couple bags to be sure, But I found them comparable to the Okies. Okies push a tick more heat, But the sprucies burn a bit cleaner. Both get A's in my scoring and would gladly burn either if the price was in my spending limit.

    Let us know how they do for you?
     
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    Tested Okies and Spruce in 2009. Been burning Spruce since. Very similar pellets, but Spruce has been cheaper for me. Sorry Mr Warm, 40 per ton difference is significant.

    As J pointed out, try a few bags, but I dont think that you will go wrong with either.
     
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    I really liked SP! They burned so clean that I was able to clean my stove with very little effort. It would've been nice if the SP bags didn't rip so easily.

    I've been testing out a few different pellets since this has been my first year. I plan on stocking up this spring with SP, Barefoots, and Cubex.
     
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    Maybe I'll have to try them again.. I tested the Spruce Point and didn't think they were anywhere near as good as the Oakies.
     
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    After burning a few bags of Spruce Pointes, I agree with your assessment. My burn pot fills up with heavy ash with the SP's, even with the draft set way too high (in my opinion). Frankly, I think NEWP's burn better than this batch of SP's. Should have gone with the Okies, but would have cost me more...
     
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    I'm gonna have a bunch (less than a ton) of SP's for sale very soon.....
     
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