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Tony garofalo Posted By Tony garofalo, Feb 24, 2013 at 10:08 AM

  1. Thaddius Wenderoth

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    You get the surge protector I'll get the beer! You will be happy with the decision in the long term! Shock Top ok?
     
  2. DexterDay

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    Keep the wood eater for back up... Lots of us here, are dual fuel burners!! I burn pellets and cord wood. Cord wood in a power failure is nice, also, it will help keep your consumption down on pellets. Last year I only burned a ill over 2 ton. Without wood, I was burning 4-4.5 ton.

    Welcome, Harman makes a solid unit, and as noted, Eric at Kinsman is a stand up guy with great pricing.

    Pic of my wood eater and pellet eater
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  3. slvrblkk

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    We love to spend OPM (other people's money)......

    Welcome to the circus......
     
  4. will711

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    I can ;)
     
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  5. ScotO

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    HOLY RED WOODSTOVE, BATMAN! That is a first for me, I've never seen a red woodstove (and red flu pipe to boot) before.

    Well, actually, I've had the Alaskan and the stovepipe in the workshop GLOWING RED before I joined this site, but that was many, many moons ago....

    Welcome to the forums, Tony. Now, where did you say you were located? I'll come up and get rid of that nasty firewood stack for you....you won't need it anymore now that you've jumped over to the 'dark side'....:p::P
     
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  6. Bioburner

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    Blower vac to properly clean everything. LBT is great for the harder to clean stoves. Maybe a ash vac or good shop vac with a good filter. The harman may not need that many cleanings but its nice to have the right tools to do the job right.
     
  7. DexterDay

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    Welcome to the "Mill" Scotty!! LOL

    Keep an eye out for Beer thieves! (You don't have any Pellets to steal!) ;)
     
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  8. ScotO

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    Dammit I'm going to have to go and buy a couple tons of pellets. I've already sank enough money in my two modern woodstoves, ain'tin the market to get a pellet stove (yet). But I wanna be a member of the Pellet Pigs Club, too.......SOOOOOUUUUUUIIIIEEEEEEE!!
     
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  9. will711

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    Welcome to the Dark Side it's your Destiny ;ex We have soo much fun over here.
     
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  10. Dollabill

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    Welcome and youve picked a great stove and as others have said heating with pellets sure beats cord wood even here in Maine where there is plenty of fire wood to be had cheap, pellets are king !!
     
  11. Tony garofalo

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    My wife is offended by the red wbs comments. She is the one who wanted red, she wants a red pellet stove too. (she drinks!)
     
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  12. ScotO

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    No offense meant, Tony.......I'll quit with the red stove comments....
    I don't wanna end up with a BLACK EYE!!;lol
     
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  13. will711

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    My kinda women;ex;)
     
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  14. Tony garofalo

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  15. mralias

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    Bahaahaaahaaa ;lol
     
  16. chuckster

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    Hey Will. Now that we're basement dwellers how about we go down in the basement together and have us a Bud Black Crown.;) How ya doin buddy.>>
    WelcomeTony. You're gonna love your Harman!
    Chuck
     
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  17. will711

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    I'm doing very well my friend , Beers;ex for every one Black Crown or what ever is your poison is;)
     
  18. Tony garofalo

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    I am stoked, I ordered the new accentra on Monday, I will pick it up on Friday and be up and running by saturday ......I hope.I will keep you all updated.
     
  19. imacman

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    There's ALWAYS money for beer. ;)
     
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  20. smoke show

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    you just have to keep your priorities in order.
     
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  21. rona

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    Buy a good surge protecter. I would also read through this website and see if you can determine what type of dealers are in your area. Patronize the ones that people brag about as it will be money well spent.
     
  22. Lake Girl

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    Hi Tony,
    Spend the money on the surge protector otherwise there might not be money for beer if you have to buy a new board:p and put in an OAK.

    About the red - How many times do you guys need to be reminded? Happy wife, happy life! My husband says he always has the last word - "Yes Dear"

    Welcome and keep us posted on the install
     
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  23. tjnamtiw

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    Tony, Tony, Tony. You said you're in NE Pa. Coal country!!!! There are some very good, efficient coal burning stokers for prices the same as the pellet stoves you are looking at. Coal will give you more heat for the same amount of money. Use this comparison app to see how much better off you would be since you have an available supply of coal. http://www.buildinggreen.com/calc/fuel_cost.cfm

    Play with the numbers and you'll see that you can't lose. If you're a tree-hugger then forget it, otherwise look seriously at coal. If I could get it down here in Georgia, I would switch in a second. When I lived in Reading, Pa, that's what I used.

    www.keystoker.com
    www.readingstove.com
    www.leisurelinestoves.com
     
  24. Tony garofalo

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  25. tjnamtiw

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    caught you too late...... :(
     

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