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Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by Homefire, Jan 18, 2006.
I saw this for sale add,
Anyone know anything about it. I think they want $350 for it.
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The ad says $395, my bad.
what does "my bad" mean? I've seen it used in other posts on other boards and I guess I'm just an old-no-longer-hip guy......
Possibly the worlds first glass cannon.
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Sort of, "Sorry, I was mistaken, please, please, please don't whip me!"
"My bad" means "mea culpa."
That's obviously a gopher-powered electric generator with a wood/coal backup. It can be modified to accommodate small domestic animals like small dogs and large, enthusiastic house cats. If you buy the cat-conversion kit, it comes with a little clip for suspending a mouse in front of the cat's face, but just out of his/her reach.
And here I thought it was a commercial hair dryer for a back woods hair salon, where there's no electricity. You have to lay down to stick your head into it, so you can get a massage at the same time....
This is the ad
beauty and heat,
enjoy the warmth of glass-heat conduction
and the visual effect of a fireplace, $395
HAHA! Thanks, now my lunch is all over my screen! ;-P
Maybe a 90 degree bend for an industrial sized colonic irrigator.
apart from all the jokes. What is this thing? I mean, really, what is this??
It looks to me like a woodstove with a glass wood storage bin attched to the side, presumably to warm/dry the wood in advance. But the description seems to imply that there's some combustion going on inside the glass, so I really don't know. Bet Craig does. Maybe he even sold them at one time (but probably wouldn't admit it).
Don't have a clue what it is but bet it would be more efficience with an Extend-A-Flue.
I wouldn't want to store dry wood that close to the firebox, but maybe it is some kind of a baking oven.
Its a wood stove , a glass wood stove that is. The guy was selling them on Ebay a wile back . He is from arounf here local from Omaha Nebraska. ( so he said ) He wanted around $500. a few months back.