how much wood?

walkerdogman85 Posted By walkerdogman85, Sep 8, 2012 at 11:32 AM

  1. shmodaddy

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    Have you ever been to a hot rod tractor pull? If you have you will know what im talking about here. Some times while filling mine while there's a good roller going she' ll flame from the stack about 6" r so. When I get her full for the night n shut the doors the flame will die off and the smoke will begin.

    Much like this lol:


    Not sure if this is gonna work
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  2. walkerdogman85

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    Have you ever had any trouble with your hardy
     
  3. AJS56

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    Yes, that is a good point, some folks are not comfortable having a fire in the home.
     
  4. shmodaddy

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    No none at all.

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  5. walkerdogman85

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    Ok I have mine burning still sure do like having it so far
     
  6. shmodaddy

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    I used to DREAD winter. It was the most expensive time of the year for us. I would wake in the middle of the night to the click click click then wa-woomp of the propane furnace and have $$$$ rolling in my eyes. Now winter is our cheapest time if the year now excluding x-mas. I burnt this that and the other, mostly scrap wood on and off again all summer for hot water. Nothing treated, and only wood no garbage, plastics, or tires. I lit her up yest and turned the heat on to make sure all is well, no issues! Seems as we are ready.

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  7. clemsonfor

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    Honsetly thats more "GREEN" than them using fuel oil or running power that comes from coal.

    But as a forester, even OWB's wood consumption is a drop in the bucket compared to other things. Do you live in or near a logging area? The town i live outside of has a sawmill its the second largest employer (and its not even a big mill, just a small town) behind the prison. You might be supprised how much wood is turned into 2x4s in a day even in this down economy, or how much wood is used to pulp out for paper. Im talking piles that are 20feet tall and go for acres!!
     

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