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Hi folks, me again. As I promised earlier, here are some pics of my setup...

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by The Village Idiot, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. Hi folks,

    I just wanted to show my appreciation for all of the great info that you all have given to me here at The Pellet Mill by following-through with my word on posting pics of my setup.
    I purchased a Hearthstone "Heritage" pellet stove early this Summer and had it installed this past September. I picked-up some GREAT tips and ideas since that time while here on the message board, including how to put together a pellet cleaner. I made one today, took pics of it as I went through the process of fabrication and assembly, and figured I'd take pics of my pellet stash and stove for you while I was at it.

    Hope you all stay warm and stove-trouble-free this upcoming Winter.

    Here's the link to view my photo album: http://imgur.com/a/CAnej

    Best regards,
    Steven

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  2. shtrdave

    shtrdave Member

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    Looks like a nice set up and cozy at the same time, look at the stove and then out the window at the snow, and back at the stove with a good feeling.
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  3. imacman

    imacman Guest

    Great install....you have a great looking home, and I love how neat and orderly everything is. Enjoy the heat!!
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  4. tsmith

    tsmith Minister of Fire

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    Very nice set up. Keep warm.
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  5. jjs777_fzr

    jjs777_fzr Feeling the Heat

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    Nice photos thx for posting. Did you make the pellet chest or was that purchased as is ? Nice idea.
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  6. P38X2

    P38X2 Minister of Fire

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    Ya, nice looking setup. Very nice handy work. Scary clean and tidy garage!

    Curtain kinda close though.... maybe its just the angle.
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  7. schlot

    schlot Minister of Fire

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    Impressive!
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  8. DexterDay

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    Damn. That all looks good.....

    Very nice job on the Pellet Sifter. I can see the pics were more than enough to get you started!!

    Stove looks awesome and pellet bin looks great too.
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  9. The Ds

    The Ds Feeling the Heat

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    Looks awesome,Steven ! Congrats on a fine set up !
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  10. gfreek

    gfreek Minister of Fire

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    Wow beautiful stove... Nice setup. Enjoy the heat........
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  11. Salty

    Salty Minister of Fire

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    Very nice pics. You did a great job. Love the stove it's pretty. Pellet chest is awesome what a great idea.

    Where in NB are you? I got inlaws up there and was married on the ocean in Grande Digue.
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  12. yellowpike

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    awsome job looks really nice:cool:
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  13. save$

    save$ Minister of Fire

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    That is one very neat setup. You should be toasty warm this winter, and saving a few bucks. I have no idea what oil cost there, but here, it is way too much. We first burned pellets in 2008. I bought my set up with some cashed in leave time so no real out of pocket cost seen. We started saving right away. As to that sifting for pellet fines, I did that at first, but later found that my stove really didn't have any issue with them. When I clean out the hopper, I do find the fines around the pellet intake. I usually scoop them up and use them in the hopper when I start up the stove. If you haven't found out yet, keep a vac running when you do any cleaning of the burn pot or inside of the stove. You will keep the dust down to a min. that way. Do you have a surge protector on that stove plug? If not, get a good one. It may save you a very expensive repair.
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  14. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    Nice stove(style fits very well), Nice house and Nice stash!
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  15. mepellet

    mepellet Minister of Fire

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    Nice stove, pellet bin, house, garage and pellet stash. You got it going on! :)
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  16. IHATEPROPANE

    IHATEPROPANE Minister of Fire

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    Sweet set up
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  17. gbreda

    gbreda Minister of Fire

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    Great looking setup ! Enjoy the warmth
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  18. rideboard147

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    Very nice! I love the chest of pellets as well. Very cool idea!
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  19. silverfox103

    silverfox103 Feeling the Heat

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    Now here's a man that takes pride on how he does things---nice job Steve!

    Tom C.
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  20. Thanks for the kind words. The chest is something we've had for a few years now and believe it or not, it's been empty all this time. Now it has found it's purpose. :)
  21. boosted3g

    boosted3g Feeling the Heat

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    Love the pellet chest and grain scoop. I suddenly have the urge to ditch my drywall buckets and get a nice pine chest.
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  22. melissa71

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    Very nice setup! Your home is beautiful.
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    smwilliamson Minister of Fire

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    Total Hardcore Pellet Porn right there...must say I'm envious, it takes a lot for my eyes to wander and covet...you did it.
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  24. Melissa220

    Melissa220 Feeling the Heat

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    Wow. Nicely done!
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  25. CT-Mike

    CT-Mike Minister of Fire

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    Very nice setup.
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