I'm thinking about buying Cleanfire Pacific Blend. Any thoughts?

Jason Knapp Posted By Jason Knapp, Jan 27, 2013 at 7:47 PM

  1. Jason Knapp

    Jason Knapp
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    Since I can't find Somersets.....I'm thinking about Cleanfire Pacifics. What are your experiences? Or Opinions? All are welcomed.
     
  2. DneprDave

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    No, No! don't do it! ;lol

    never heard of them

    Dave
     
  3. jtakeman

    jtakeman
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    They are another BC softwood. Similar too Okies-LeCretes-Spruce Pointes if you have tried them. The good stuff if you can afford them.
     
  4. Jason Knapp

    Jason Knapp
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    Really!!!!! Please tell me more! Woodpellets.com want $285 per ton, but they only deliver in 1.5 ton increments. My other choices are Barefoot, Energex and New England.
     
  5. jack kunicki

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    Somersets all out locally. Try stove chow from hd. Pretty good for the price.
     
  6. imacman

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    Good pellet. But, as always, try 3-4 bags before buying a large quantity. If your Lowes up that way has any Greene Team, try them as well. I've had very good results w/ them.
     
  7. Jason Knapp

    Jason Knapp
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    The Stove Chow was sold out as of today........
     
  8. Jason Knapp

    Jason Knapp
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    I tried the Greene teams, They seemed to have a ton of Wax like substance......... And those Bastardly clinkers!!!!! They are the size of small cargo ships!
     
  9. Jason Knapp

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    But I could be wrong... I'll try a few more bags of the Greene Teams......
     
  10. jack kunicki

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    Poughkeepsie? Wappingers had it last week when I was there.
     
  11. movemaine

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    I've been wanting to try the CleanFire's, because I burn LaCrete's and Oakies - but unfortunately, woodpellets.com will deliver them to Portland, ME but not to Augusta, ME (they only offer Homestead's for Augusta).
     
  12. jack kunicki

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    I burned two bags of cleanfires earlier this season. Nice but not sure if they're that much better than everything else I've been trying. I ended up getting a ton of Greene golds from the tsc in pine bush for 219. Same pellets as the greene team platinum thats sold by us for 5.20/bag.
     
  13. Woody1911a1

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    clinkers from green teams ? not mine . sure you don't mean green supremes ?
     
  14. imacman

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    What stove?? Can you increase the burn air?

    I have never gotten a clinker from the GT's I burned......and I burned a LOT.
     
  15. DneprDave

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    Just jokin' around, I never see any of the pellets mentioned in pellet brand threads on this site.

    I guess they are all regional brands, that they just don't have in the pacific northwest.

    Dave
     
  16. Jason Knapp

    Jason Knapp
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    I tried a few bags of the Greene Teams, but I didn't seem to have great luck with them. I think I'll go with Barefoots, unless someone has a better brand in mind.
     
  17. jtakeman

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    Every try Turmans? Good pellet IMHO. Might be able to score slightly cheapier than BF. BF are top dollar pellets in my area. Not saying their bad, Just pricey!

    What else you got in your area?
     
  18. Jason Knapp

    Jason Knapp
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    So far I have found Instant Heats..... Not really good heat
    Somersets.......AWESOME but out of stock
    Greene Teams........I didn't have great results
    Powerhouse..........Not bad, not good
    North American.......No bueno
    Green Supremes......OK
    Penningtons.......YUCK
    Presto Logs........Nice so far, but HD is out of them
    Barefoots....yet to try
    Energex......yet to try
    New England......yet to try.
    I'm a damn pellet stalker! Everywhere I find new brands, I buy a few bags and try them...... I can't help it!!!
     
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  19. Jason Knapp

    Jason Knapp
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    TSC, as in Thruway Sports? I saw good things about Greene Golds.
     
  20. Centurion

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    Have you tried Cleanfire Hardwood? I have been burning them for 3 years now. They burn well in my PB105 and J1000. Has anyone compared them to all the others that I here mentioned here? I burned 25 bags of Vermont Pellet softwoods the last couple weeks and they burned really hot with very low ash. You gotta pick them up yourself though because they do not have vendors in NY.
     
  21. jack kunicki

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    Tractor supply. The Greene golds and the Greene team platinum are the same pellets.
     
  22. jack kunicki

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    I've pretty much tried everything you've tried. the green golds were my favorite. The stow chow is pretty good ( it's rebagged presto). I've run through about ten bags of cheat river too. There's a lot of stuff around. You're just going to have to experiment.
     
  23. Woody1911a1

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    stove chow is rebagged presto-logs ? hadn't heard that before . love the chows myself . great pellet at a great price .
     
  24. jack kunicki

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    My mistake. Meant to say stow chow and fireside ultras were the same brand. They just come from different mills.
     
  25. jack kunicki

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    Energex.
     

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