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Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by Glosta, Jan 21, 2011.

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  1. djcg

    djcg New Member

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    Lowes in Plainville, CT has Inferno pellets today. $4.18/bag

    They had about 800 bags left when I left there 2 hours ago. They were moving pretty quickly.

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  2. Xena

    Xena Minister of Fire

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    Glosta this Jeep has coils no leafs. Got 20 more bags home just now..
    Had to deal with major cluster $%^&%$# traffic.
    Yeah only Maine's Choice, Nations Choice, and Currans down here.
    I paid for what they had left of these Greene Teams and I'm shlepping
    back and forth with 20 bags per trip.

    Jeep loaded up
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    Building the stash for next season
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  3. iceman

    iceman Minister of Fire

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    Don't know why but I am compelled to tell you......
    I AM JEALOUS OF YOU FOR HAVING ALL THOSE DAMN GREENE TEAMS!
    maybe its because I am desperately seeking them! Lol
  4. geek

    geek Minister of Fire

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    hey xena, what's the price going on up there for GT at lowes?
  5. emmittjames

    emmittjames New Member

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    Just grabbed 15 bags of something called North American Pellets at the Lowes on the Berlin Turnpike in CT. $4.18 a bag. AFTER i had paid and started loading my van (with my sleeping babies in it) they told me they had some other brand. I looked and they were Infernos. I've not used either, so this is a bit of a gamble. THey seemed to have a lot, but i only went to the contractor entrance so i could leave my kids in their seats!
  6. Xena

    Xena Minister of Fire

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    Geek I paid $209 a ton
  7. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Two different times a couple of weeks ago I brought a ton home from HD in my Suburban. Smoothest ride I have ever had in that truck. And the 454 just loafed up the hill. Even on that second trip with a ton inside and one on the trailer behind.

    Now paying for the gas... >:-(
  8. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    BB,

    You do know that buying 3 tons and self hauling with your gas hog makes you a pellet pig don't ya?

    Welcome to the pellet pig club. :)
  9. Glosta

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    Xena - Nice haul! Green Teams are a hot commodity these days. Great stash for next year.

    I'm building my stash for next year as well. I just don't think you'll see $178 or even $209 per ton next year at the box stores, so I'm loading the pipeline this year:

    2010-2011 Burn Season Stash:
    46 Bags of Oakies (Clear Bags from last year's product run)
    39 Bags of Stove Chow
    15 Bags of Green Team

    Two Ton's will get me through the entire year, but I'll grab more pellets if the price is right.....oink...oink....
  10. Xena

    Xena Minister of Fire

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    Two tons usually will get me close to through a heating season too
    but this year looks like we'll burn three. Have 40 more bags
    loaded in the sunroom (not pictured), and still have to go shlep a couple more
    hauls of what I bought. Pita but worth it in the end.
  11. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    Get some of the folks that frequent the DIY forum here to help convert your gas eater into a wood or coal powered Stanley Steamer.

    Welcome to the club be sure to add:

    “Proud member of the Pellet Pig Club†OINK OINK!!
    “You pellet pigs should be ashaimed of yourselves†- eernest4- Grand Poobah - Pellet Pig Club

    to your sig.
  12. countk

    countk Feeling the Heat

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    I'm able to get 25 bags in my Ford Taurus. The 2010 edition is pretty large. Promise to take a picture if I decide on another 25 bags, if I can scrounge Green Team or Stove Chow.

    That will give me 3 1/2 tons for next season! Glad I bought ahead.
  13. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    :ahhh:

    Yeah. Went to buy a half ton or so and lost what little of my wore out old mind is left. :red: In the last 30 years I haven't paid for anything for fuel to heat this joint. Well, up until now.

    For redemption after I got through I cut down a dead red oak and bucked it.
  14. IHATEPROPANE

    IHATEPROPANE Minister of Fire

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    Went to 3 different Lowe's today.

    Westboro, MA had Inferno's
    Milford MA had Curran Hardwood
    Dayville CT had Somerset

    Grabbed 10 Curran dropped them off and grabbed 25 Somerset. Not a bad day.
  15. Harman Lover 007

    Harman Lover 007 Minister of Fire

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    Glosta and you north of Boston guys,

    Lowes Seabrook got 22 ton of GT yesterday late afternoon. I was on their doorstep an hour ago and bought 2 tons. There were just 7 tons left when I pulled out. I wouldn't expect them to last the day so if you can pull the trigger quickly.....you just pull up to the lumber entrance on the far right of the store, they are right there. Good luck.

    BTW, GT corportate says they are shipping another load to Seabrook on the 10th of March.
  16. Xena

    Xena Minister of Fire

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    The early pig gets the pellet! Get out there Glosta if you
    wanna really be a pig. ;-P
  17. Harman Lover 007

    Harman Lover 007 Minister of Fire

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    Hey, I resemble that remark!!!! :)
  18. Mordecai7

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    Just picked up 2 ton Greene Team at the Bedford, NH Lowes for $209/ton. They still have at least 4 ton more and are expecting 22 ton more. Time to stock up!
  19. IHATEPROPANE

    IHATEPROPANE Minister of Fire

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    Grabbed another half ton of somersets while the wife was at tj maxx.
  20. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    The fine art of distraction. Works every time! :)
  21. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    Yes, but that can also be costly.
  22. IHATEPROPANE

    IHATEPROPANE Minister of Fire

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    Costly indeed!

    Why is it completely acceptable to be asked "Are you buying more pellets? Don't you think you have enough"?

    But completely unacceptable to ask "Are you buying more shoes? Don't you think you have enough"?
  23. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    My wife likes warm, She agrees until the basement is full(a bit more than 5.4 tons). As long as the stove is burning its never full. Almost ready for just one more ton! :) I know I know, I said that last month. Hehe :)

    Seriously!
    With the fear of pellet prices rising to what we had in 07/08! She understands. Stash them when you can afford them and keep um full. Now when the prices get out of hand, That's a whole other story.
  24. Glosta

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    I can't take all this peer ....or should I say.... "Pig Pressure". You guys are killing me!

    I'm dropping the kids at CCD class at 1:00 PM. I wonder if I can make it to Seabrook and back in an hour....oink...oink..oink.

    Just one more ton....I promoise that's it for the year!!!!
  25. countk

    countk Feeling the Heat

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    Are you going to steal my Green Teams again. I'm waiting until Monday. If they're out then, can I blame you?
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