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Lowes Cheat River Pellets

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by dubbz, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. dubbz

    dubbz Member

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    Great heat and low ash. 2 weeks ago I bought 6 bags, they said they had 25 ton in inventory. Bought 6 bags last night, they only have 4 tons left. At 209 a ton I'd love to buy them out for next year but I retired last Friday, so I have to watch my cash flow till the retirement checks come in. My 25-EP loves those pellets.

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  2. slvrblkk

    slvrblkk Minister of Fire

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    Man, I bought 5 bags over the weekend and they are LOADED with ash but the heat is good. These and the GAP's I burned earlier in the season have very similar ash content...LOTS OF IT!
  3. dw06

    dw06 Member

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    I just finished burning 2 tons of cheat river pellets. I really liked the heat they put out, but they did have more ash then most other pellets I've burned. Not a big deal if price is right which it was for me, just had to empty ash pan more than normal, and clean the stove pipe sooner.
  4. will711

    will711 Minister of Fire

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    Before you buy them out check out my post "wild rice or pellets " do a search, batches can and will vary ,they gave good heat ,but not going to be my go to pellet they seem to have some Qc issues will try them again but I would never buy a ton .

    Congrats on your retirement I'll drink to that ;ex Like I need an excuse;)
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  5. gfreek

    gfreek Minister of Fire

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    I've been using them on and off. Got them from TSC. .Just got some more a week ago to see if different and they seemed the same as what I got last fall.. Heat OK, more than normal ash, but no clinkers like with PA's..I'd get them again...
  6. john193

    john193 Minister of Fire

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    Dont forget the lowes 10% coupon, makes the price even better ;) Cheat rivers are an ok pellet and not bad @ $188
  7. RCCARPS

    RCCARPS New Member

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    Just bought a ton from Lowes for $188 picked up. Great heat so far, just as ashy as my pres-to-logs and stove chows. They seem to like to build those Harman ash "wings" that hang off the end sides of the burnpot. I can barely make it a week without the ash pan filling up.
  8. Defiant

    Defiant Vermont Castings Geek

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    dubbz, where are you located and what stove do you have, might want to add that to your sig;)
  9. Dgopetactical

    Dgopetactical Feeling the Heat

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    Out of all the box store brands I have found this year they burnt the best, very ashy but worth the price. I wanted to get another ton but pellet season is over in my area.
  10. dubbz

    dubbz Member

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    I live in the Northeast (Pennsylvania, Pocono Mts). I bought a 25-EP from AM/FM in October, great stove for the price.

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