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Back to increased wood demand!

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Gasifier, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    My wood demand has gone back up quickly since yesterday! What do you think of these temperatures? !!! Yesterday morning it was in the fifties here. It is now 8 degrees 24 hours later. I went from leaving the boiler off when I went to work in the morning yesterday to cranking it up when I got home from work about 6pm and filling it full when I went to bed last night and letting it rip. Almost all snow is gone except where the banks were a really good size. Strange days indeed -- most peculiar, mama! ;lol

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  2. TimJ

    TimJ Minister of Fire

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    Hush little Gasifier, don't you cry.............you go get youself some more wood tomorrow but put on a hat
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  3. legrandice

    legrandice Burning Hunk

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    I thought you gasifier guys with storage can go for weeks without burning??????==c
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  4. fabsroman

    fabsroman Minister of Fire

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    On Wednesday it was 65 degrees here, albeit cloudy and windy, and I was splitting red oak in a t-shirt. Today, it is 29 degrees and it will be 19 degrees tonight. The temp in the house actually rose on Wednesday without even lighting the furnace. Today, the furnace is burning. Such is life. Pretty happy about the mild winter we have had so far.
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  5. FrankMA

    FrankMA Member

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    The last 2 winters have been a cycle of cold, mild and exceptionally warm stretches of weather. Very little snow and generally mild temps for the most part. Winter 2010 - 2011 was a brutal one around these parts with very cold temps and very heavy snowfall amounts. Not much of either since then though...
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  6. Shane N

    Shane N Feeling the Heat

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    I drove home last night around midnight and it was -23. Woke up this morning to -32. My front door was half frozen shut.
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  7. muncybob

    muncybob Minister of Fire

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    ...suddenly, I feel warm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  8. Shane N

    Shane N Feeling the Heat

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    Always a good standby if you run out of firewood. Turn on the dutch oven!
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  9. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Shane - I will not run out of firewood. ;lol That is some cold ass temps you got there friend.

    Legrandice - If I had enough storage I probably could. But weeks would be a lot of storage! I only have a 400 gallon buffer tank. The "real" storage guys have between 1000-2000 gallons. And they can go for a long time without a fire. Lots of factors there of course with time between fires.

    Muncy - Dam straight. I like the 8 degrees we had now that I see Shane's temps.

    FrankMA - Don't count this year out yet. Just like in Northern New York, where you are you never know what is going to happen. You could be in for ......... ?

    Fabsroman - Put that bathing suit back away.

    TimJ - Thanks for the consoling and advice. ;lol I did put a hat on this morning at about 6am when I had to go out and bring some more wood in from under the porch and into the basement through the window. That will be for late tonight's loading of the boiler. I like to get the wood warmed up before I torch it.
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  10. TimJ

    TimJ Minister of Fire

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    you went to bed last night and let one rip :cool:
  11. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    ;lol Yes. I think that was what Shane might have been getting at. My wife gets awefully mad for some reason when I sometimes play cover the wagons!
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  12. Shane N

    Shane N Feeling the Heat

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  13. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    More heat! ==c
  14. TimJ

    TimJ Minister of Fire

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    Gas, you don't give out White Castle Dutch Ovens do you ?:)
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  15. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    ;lol I can't get Shane's link, dam filters on computer!
  16. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Back on track, it appears this cold will last at least a week. Frost going back into the ground.
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  17. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Thank you Dennis for bringing this back on track. Shane and those guys never know when to quit. :rolleyes: C'mon guys, grow up. Will ya? ;lol I am hoping to cut some more wood on Sunday or Monday. The ground freezing back up will be a good thing for that.
  18. Locust Post

    Locust Post Minister of Fire

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    Same weather here. 60 one day and 25 the next. Calling for 8 tonight. Oh I know it's global warming. shhhh don't say that sort of thing in the ash can they'll gang up and beat you over the head till you believe there is something to it.
  19. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Locust! My son. Do not mention the " _ sh _ _ n" here! This is the Wood Shed. I no longer go over to the Dark Side. Come to the light.
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  20. Locust Post

    Locust Post Minister of Fire

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    Can I get Amen there Gas !!!!!
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  21. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    AMEN!
  22. Shane N

    Shane N Feeling the Heat

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    Be like my wife, blame everything on me. I'm used to it.

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