My chimney sounds like a choo choo train lol !

Pallet Pete Posted By Pallet Pete, Oct 29, 2012 at 8:07 PM

  1. Pallet Pete

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    Man that wind is howling right now my chimney sounds like a choo choo train ! Funny cuz the stove is just cruzing at 600 and burning great.

    Pete
     
  2. Backwoods Savage

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    That's weird Pete. It is windy here but not all that bad. I don't think it is much stronger now than earlier in the day.

    I just brought in 3 splits to put in the stove. Was wondering if I would be able to or not though as it is really warm in here. Not burned much wood today but house has stayed really warm. Humidity has raised a lot though because wife did laundry.
     
  3. Pallet Pete

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    We got some pretty heavy wind here but then I don't have too much to block it around us. I loaded it up cuz it was chilly in the house eairlyer. One thing is for sure Dennis that insulation makes a huge difference ! We used to feel the air blowing in every crack of the house but not now.

    Pete
     
  4. Backwoods Savage

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    Insulation rocks! Looked on NOAA and mostly winds gusting to only 24 mph. Probably get interesting tomorrow.
     
  5. jeff_t

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    Been a pretty consistent 20-25 mph here since last evening. Its picking up a bit more in the last hour or so. Just had a good gust a few minutes ago that made the house creak and all three dogs sit up.
     
  6. Pallet Pete

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    Around 2am I woke up went down stairs and it sounded like someone blowing in a bottle neck wooooooo noise. Funny thing is it was burning just fine !

    Pete
     
  7. smokinj

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    Been blowing like crazy here for two days. Have not notice any diffrances with the stack at all...And gusting well over 50mph last night.
     
  8. jeff_t

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    It is a little unnerving to stand on the hearth and feel the whole thing shake.

    You burning your stove or furnace?
     
  9. smokinj

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    Stove...But, both have the s/s insulated stack.


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