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Late may fire.....!?

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by Dustin, May 21, 2013.

  1. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    We did have some frost last night and more predicted for tonight. Well, the good part is that the temperature is cold enough that the skeeters are into hiding.
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  2. Don2222

    Don2222 Minister of Fire

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    Hello

    I am working in the garage staining and now polyurethaning some shelves. It is too cool and damp for these shelves to ever dry so a nice warm fire is paramount ! ! !
  3. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    Fired off the PE about 1 hour ago, still have 3/4 of a ring of firewood in the house. Wasted 1/4 of a super cedar to get it going... the kindling is outside and sopping wet.

    This IS not what I expected... to quote Mr. Spock [​IMG]
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  4. aansorge

    aansorge Minister of Fire

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    We had 12 inches of snow to start May. Then, two weeks later hit 99 degrees. Then last night I fired up the stove. Crazy May!
  5. DuckDog

    DuckDog Burning Hunk

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    Hard to believe, 01:22est on May 25 and I just lit a fire.

    I'm working the night shift from 19:00-07:00, from home. Pretty cozy in the office. Computers generate enough heat to keep warm. Stepped out into the main house and got quite a shock. Temp is hovering around 60F. Only 34F outside. Wife would have freaked if she woke up to that while I headed for bed and a down comforter!

    Weather is supposed to turn seasonal again in a day or so.
  6. Beer Belly

    Beer Belly Minister of Fire

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    We would fire up the stove, but we got a guy coming to work on the Chimney side of the house, and he'll be putting up drip edge on the roof, and finish the siding....so I gotta hold off....that "Click" I just heard, was the thermostat calling for heat<>
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  7. ironworker

    ironworker Member

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    Woke up this morning to a cold house and lit up the stove, Memorial Day weekend and I'm still burning, where 2 days ago the AC was on.
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  8. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Just finished a week van camping in OR. I was glad we had a propane heater built in.
  9. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    Started up the Fireview this morning. Mid 40s wind and rain in the lower Hudson valley. I only had about one load of wood under cover on the front porch. I had to bring in some rain soaked wood to dry by the stove. I walked the dog in my Carhart with gloves on last night! It was in the 80s mid week. Must be springtime.
  10. Michael6268

    Michael6268 Feeling the Heat

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    39 And a cold windy rain here. We have yet to have a warm summer type day yet, let alone a spring day up here in the upper valley of NH. Summer is going to seem real short this year. If it ever comes....
  11. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    Fired off the PE again. The 13 will be fired tonight, too, I am sure.
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  12. Laurent Cyr

    Laurent Cyr Member

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    Yup, same with me here in Québec. We`ve been in the 30`s last few days with tons of rain. Jotul is up and running again!
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  13. charly

    charly Guest

    Memorial Day and a high of 47 degrees

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  14. alforit

    alforit Feeling the Heat

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    Nice !!
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