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  1. jbrogley

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    We've been storing our pellets OUTSIDE in a metal pole building on a pallet. I assumed that's where everyone keeps theirs. What ELSE do you do with a ton of pellets.

    Where do you put your pellets?
     

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    Sorry you have problems with your stove. Thank you for letting us know about it.
     
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    Garage or the cellar. Its a walk in celler.
     
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    Right now I have 3 tons in my shop which is just across the patio from our back door. Pretty convenient but I want my floor space back! The other day I was trying to work a 12' board into a saw and I snagged a bag of pellets with the end...pellets everywhere! :ahhh:

    I think during the summer I'll build a shelter, something similar to a covered wood rack only larger, down one side of the patio to store pellets in. I guess as long as they are on a pallet and covered to prevent any blowing rain from getting in they'll be okay.
     
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    I don't believe fines are a brand issue. It is more who is handling the pallets in shipping. I am told some get shipped and are repackaged onto pallets. If you ever go pick up a ton, or two on your own, observe your own tendencies when re-stacking the bags at home. After a bit, you get a mite sloppy with how you throw them about. It is an easy thing to understand.


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    My pellets do leave the pallet till I bring them into the house. I have them delievred via a spider lift from a lumber yard. I cover and tarp them, then move them into my garage using my skid steer with pallet forks. Less handling means less fines.
    Dino
     
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    Dino, you lucky dog you! I believe I hate you! LOL :lol:
     
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    i have found, if you get some bags that a very small amount of the pellets get's wet they puff up and turn into a powder.
     
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    You guys are lucky.
    Wish I had a garage......LOL

    We get our pellets (3 ton) delivered in one shot and then they have
    get carried one bag at a time into our below grade basement...

    The knees and back are dead by the time the last bag gets in there,
    but well worth it!
     
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    We have a pellet factory about 2 miles from me and everyone seems to carry them. They are like a grocery item for me. I buy maybe 10 bags at a time and leave them in the back of the van. The weight helps with traction and I even used a bag to get me unstuck. Hated tossing them on the ground like that but was glad I had them :)
     
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    I used a metal screen top made for keeping animals in a 10 gallon aquarium and then cut 1x2's to make a frame and then attached the screen top to the frame. Then attached two handles(also known as drawer pulls) at each end of the frame box. I got the handles from a hardware store.
     
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    I hauled all of mine so far (2 tons) down into the basement. I need the exercise.
     
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