Pellet fairy strikes again!

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by Phil Do's fire., Mar 7, 2013.

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    View attachment 96111 View attachment 96111 The pellet fairy emerged at my workplace yesterday and dropped off a bag of Turmans Hardwood pellets to try in my stove:). Thanks again Jack K. of Highland NY...what a great guy:cool:. Cleaned the stove, filled the hopper and lit the stove....after an hour, Is that actual sweat on the stove;ex :ZZZ
     

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    Cool beans, everyone needs a pellet fairy! ::-)
     
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    Hi Jack,

    Great pellet, nice blue white flame, much less ash. The only issue I had was the size of the pellet. My stove has a STAR valve feed system. It cuts the pellets to fit into the feed. Unfortunately, I had to increase my feed rate to compensate for the larger pellet, I couldn't get the same volume into the burnpot to produce the same heat as the somersets. The overall heat output increased 8 degrees but, the bag of pellets burned through 6 hours faster. The Turmans are indeed a great pellet!:) How did they work out in the Harman;ex
     
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    If you leave a pellet under your pillow, will a pellet fairy come?:cool:
     
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    I don't know if leaving a pellet under a pillow will bring on the pellet fairy but hopefully a good woody might come out of it;lol
     
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    Cubies are freakin HOT:ZZZ. Cleaned stove last night, after a third of a bag highest output air temp to date (294), small amount of clinkering, a little more ash than the Turmans. The Okies are next, Thanks again!:)
     
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    Hey Jack,,,did you try the Okies;? On the old smello meter I left the bag wide open, loved the pine smell throughout my living room:). In my stoves opinion this pellets the best. Low ash, heat is between 270-280 out the front, the Cubex were the hottest. The glass on the stove keeps really clean longer, no clinkering or ash deposits in the burnpot;ex. Absolutely great. How did the Cubies and Okies work for you;? Thanks again:cool:
     
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    Haven't tried either yet. I'll try both bags this weekend.

    Are the premium pellets worth the extra money? If so, which one would you go with next winter?
     
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    OKIES UPDATE, Cranked up the pellet feed to level #4, highest stove convection air temp to date 335 degrees:ZZZ;ex. These pellets are SMOKIN HOT!!!
     
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    As of now, I'm going with the Okies next winter and yes!! I believe they are worth the extra cash, stove wear and tear do to ash makes it worth it:)
     
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