Lowes Cheat River Pellets

dubbz Posted By dubbz, Mar 7, 2013 at 4:20 PM

  1. dubbz

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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.
     
  2. slvrblkk

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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

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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
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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