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Did pellets used to be round?

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by bbfarm, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. bbfarm

    bbfarm Minister of Fire

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    I swear (and this was about 15 years ago) our friend got his pellets in these round 30 gallon cardboard drums and the pellets were round. possibly made of recycled paper?

    I really can't remember for sure and our friend doesn't have many brain cells left, he forgot they even had a pellet stove once.

    Does anyone know?

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  2. CT Pellet

    CT Pellet Minister of Fire

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    Yeah....Um....Your frien's probably a nice guy. I have nothing bad to say about him. I do however, as a matter of practicality, question the veracity and accuracy of his recollection. I don't think that wood pellets (or any pellets) were ever round, and by round I mean spherical.
    P.S. Tell him that Scott from Ghana says "Hi!" This ought to be good!
  3. nhredbird

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    The square ones cost more but burn hotter.
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    Rabbit droppings are roundish, just saying ::-)
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    SXIPro Feeling the Heat

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    Now there is a true biofuel.
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    mepellet Minister of Fire

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    been done before... :)
  7. bbfarm

    bbfarm Minister of Fire

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    I have a few brain cells left and I remember them as white round things.

    maybe albino rabbits?
  8. SwineFlue

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    It's just another extruded biomass pellet... but I'd hate to clean that multi-fuel stove.
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    No way man I got a half ton of tetrahedron pellets left in the basement. 22,900 btu melted a hole in the hopper of my stove man.

  10. jtakeman

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    Yep! Actually when dry they burn pretty good. Stove lights em fine. No stink or smell at all. I burned em straight too no mixing with pellets. Only problem is I only have 1 bunny and he can't poop the whole winters supply. My wife also wants it for the garden and compost bin(so I lost!).

    Because they eat lots of grass(alfalfa hey) the poop has lots of silica in the ash. Do not try this in a pellet stove.
  11. DexterDay

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    Sounds like Cherry pits to me..

    Just sayin... :)
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  12. CT Pellet

    CT Pellet Minister of Fire

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    seriously...
    I would think they would burn like S#IT!!!
  13. CT Pellet

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    Let your bunny vacation in Mexico for a week.....You'll be warm all winter long............
  14. jtakeman

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    Actually they had less ash than the grass pellets we burned. Took a bit longer to get them started, I don't think I dried em long enough. I only air dried them.
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    Next time, put them in the oven for a while to dry them out. You can get heat out of both stoves.;)
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