Boilers in Bangor

Eric Johnson Posted By Eric Johnson, Apr 8, 2009 at 2:31 PM

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  1. Eric Johnson

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    As many of you know, the trade association I work for, the Northeastern Loggers' Association, puts on forest industry trade shows around the Northeast. Last weekend we had a show in Watkins Glen, NY, which was pretty well attended despite the weather. We had an Econoburn, a few Atmos boilers, an EKO and a Central Classic on display, plus some Taylors and other OWBs.

    May 1-2, we're having an even bigger show in Bangor, Maine. So far, we have the following gasification rigs lined up for display (in addition to a whole mess of skidders, whole tree processors, firewood splitters and processors, chain saws & accessories, etc. etc.):

    Econoburn
    EKO
    Atmos
    Garn
    Central Classic
    Wood Gun

    And probably a few others that I'm forgetting.

    You can get into the show free of charge if you sign up online before Friday, April 17. Here's the link:

    http://nefpexpo.net/Batregform.htm

    Hope to see many of you there!
     
  2. slowzuki

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    Oh its almost close enough to head down to, but not quite!
     
  3. Rory

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    Seems odd you wouldn't have Tarm, what with Revision Energy selling them about a half hour down the road.
     
  4. flyingcow

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    might not know about it. Also I think there is a Garn dealer not far from there. I think he did the common ground fair last season. I'll see if I can find the name. Seems like I got it from Garns website.
     
  5. Eric Johnson

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    Seems odd to me, too, considering all their competitors are going to be there.
     
  6. flyingcow

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    doesn't take much do become a dealer with some of theses gassifier companies, good chance to become a dealer and move product and get some good visability.
     
  7. steam man

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    I am going to try and make this event. I hope we can get a number of members there to say hi.

    Mike
     
  8. Huskurdu

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    I wish I would have known about the show in Watkins Glen. Would have liked to meet some fellow gasifiers. Jeesh, that sounds kind of disgusting! My bad...

    np
     
  9. sparke

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    Eric, I am moving and I have one brand new 90K Green Horizon Boiler left to sell. Would it be possible to show this one unit? By the way these units are now UL/CSA approved... I am also calling the manufacturer to see if he is interested in a booth...
     
  10. sparke

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    I just followed the link and see the show is May 1st and 2nd so I am not sure if I will still be in Maine then but if I am I will be at the show...
     
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    The Garn dealer is Chris Holly - I forget the name of his business. Radiant ... something or other...
     
  12. cguida

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    slowzuki -- pick me up in Calais as you go by. Or join us here in Edmunds and proceed with us as a group. Save on gas.

    Smee
     
  13. mpilihp

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    Hi, is this event just for people who work in the forestry/heating industry? From the sign up form it sounds like it... My company I work for isnt in forestry and has no relivenace...

    Id like to go and learn more about gassifiers and meet some other forum members.

    ~ Phil
     
  14. Eric Johnson

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    There are no restrictions on who can come, other than you have to pre-register by April 17 (free) or pay $7 at the door. Most people not involved in the forest products industry won't do either, but you're free to come, especially if you have an interest in one of the products on display. Just leave the job/industry categories blank or choose "other."
     
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    I took my 8 year old daughter to the Watkins Glen show. It was a nice way to see the different boilers side by side and my daughter got a kick out of the big firewood processor.
     
  16. mpilihp

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    We're signed up, probably be there on Saturday, if other forum members are going and you dont use your name on the forum could you put your forum ID on your name tag? Would be nice to meet a few of the folks that have helped us get our wood boiler going.

    ~ Phil
     
  17. sweetheat

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    Eric thanks for the link to sign up. I hope to see all maine gasifiers there. sweetheat
     
  18. Gooserider

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    I'm planning to be there... You've been warned! %-P

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  19. Duetech

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    Only when you ANALize it. We gassers are a peculiar sort as we try to convince others it's the only way to go. We even show pictures of the whole process and discuss ways for innovative tweaking of the primary and secondary gasses. If that's not enough we dare ask and compare on how long of duration and how hot we can get our gas and even ask about nozzle comparisons. We even computerize for control and analysis so we can encourage others to follow our examples. The part that rips me though is when we go into confession about whether we have forced draft or inductive blowers with the inquisitive on-looker and never feel sorry for the guy. You see Huskurdu? That wasn't so bad! Was it? lol
     
  20. Eric Johnson

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    Don't forget, the show is May 1 at Bass Park in Bangor. I'm looking forward to seeing you all there!

    We're going to have:

    Garn
    Econoburn
    Wood Gun
    EKO
    Atmos
    Central E Classic

    And a whole lot more on display--logging equipment, saws, splitters, sawmills, firewood processors, biomass grinders and chippers--you name it!
     
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    preregistered and made note on calendar, sent mother nature a request..Sunny and 70
     
  22. mcote

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    I will be there as well. Pre-registered and will put my Boiler Room name on my tag!
     
  23. flyingcow

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    Don't know if I'll put my user name on my tag, but I'm your typical 5'8" 220lb bald guy with his right arm in an oversized black sling. :coolsmile: Hanging out looking at the mini sub..... errr.... I mean the Garn :p
     
  24. Eric Johnson

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    Just ask for me around the registration area in the Auditorium and if I'm around, somebody will point me out. That's typically where I hang out.
     
  25. Grover59

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    Looks like I will make it there, its my birthday so I will give myself the day off, and it aint far from here, I would like to see a Froling.

    Steve
     
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