Pellet Preferences and reviews

jimmieguns Posted By jimmieguns, Feb 9, 2013 at 1:23 AM

  1. SwineFlue

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    By the way, these are the Pa-based "Energex American" hardwood pellets.
     
  2. john193

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    where do you get Turmans from?
     
  3. will711

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    The Cozy Barn in Wind Gap maybe a bit of a drive for you.
     
  4. will711

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    Thanks for all the good info Jay I really appreciate it.

    Tractor Supply is close I'll give the bedding pellets a try. Truman's are $240/ ton $4.80/ bag same price Hamer's not sure of current price ,were almost $300/ton last year.

    Human nature seems like we always want what we can't have.
     
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  5. jtakeman

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    I think I'm gonna ccccccccry!
     
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    There's No crying here:) How's that cough coming maybe we need some of that medicine we spoke about in that other thread;)
     
  7. jtakeman

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    Cough is doing fine, Blackberry fixed it up. Now I have a sniffle! Ginger work for that?
     
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  8. will711

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    I don't see why not.I still think Mary Ann was Hotter;)
     
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  9. Jason Knapp

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    I'm a pellet newb, so I ended up trying just about everything in my area. NA's are not great, Greene Supremes aren't blowing my skirt up either. Green Teams were a slightly better pellet, but not by much. My top 2 favorites are Somersets and Barefoots. Both have awesome heat and the ash isn't bad. After exhausting trial and error testing, I've found my go to's in my opinion.
     
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  10. will711

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    Way to go now you know what works for you & your stove.:cool:

    Would love to see some pic's of that 600 hp Stang
     
  11. Jason Knapp

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    Pics will be up soon. As soon as i can back it out of the garage!

    Here's the dyno run...
     
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  12. will711

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    That's one Sweet Ride ;ex
     
  13. DexterDay

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    You and Forum member FreakinStang would get along great. He has several Stangs and used to run a shop here in Ohio with his Dad. His current Cobra is Ridiculous (much as your Mach is ;))

    Nice ride man...
     
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  14. jtakeman

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    I have had a few stangs. 70 mach1 351C 4 spd and a 73 mach1 351C 4spd. Always wanted a boss 429 until I saw this. Now I want one. Without the crash of course. Shoulda kept the wheel straight!



    I had one of these too 1967 Fairlane. Pulled out the 289 and stuffed a 460 with CJ heads in it. Fun car but it was a trailer queen!

     
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  15. Jason Knapp

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    I dream of Fairlanes...... I also sport wood for the Ford Thunderbolt. Oh how I wish I can own one!!!

    BTW, I'm not trying to hijack this thread. If this needs to be moved, I gladly will. I'm glad there are other car freaks here!
     
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  16. will711

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    Never had a muscle car ,but in 1966 our family car was a Mercury S55 428cu in 4/11 rear end, 4 speed would go like a ***** ape . Loved riding in that car with Dad when he cut her loose, hooked me on big HP muscle cars.
     
  17. Arnold18

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    John, Not sure hoe far you are from HARCO MD But here you can get AWF Super Premiums or TS Equine Softies, I am diging the Equines at $5.00 a bag.
     
  18. quickrch

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    I like Hamer's in my stove.

    They raised the price on Hamer's last year to 279/ton in the summer so I tried a bunch at 219/ton: Cheat River (cakes in the burn pot), America's Best (ashes), Dominion (ashes).

    I just picked up 8 of Lignetics, and 8 of another brand (can recall). I'll try those too. At this point, I'll go back to Hamer they burn hotter, I need fewer, and I clean the stove less.
     
  19. Hoot23

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    That's why I went with the Vermont's.
     
  20. jtakeman

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    Very clean softwood and pretty hot too!
     
  21. Jason Knapp

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    I really hope I can find these near Poughkeepsie, NY. I've heard great things and I'm anxious to try them.
     
  22. quickrch

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    and I'd sure like to get some of those brands from up your way like turmans
     
  23. john193

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    That's a drive for me, but I do have a local tsc that sells pine equine bedding for 5 bucks. Will give them a try for the heck of it.
     
  24. gambler13

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    John 193, where in SE Pa. are you. Grimes Mower shop in Newmanstown carries quite a few different brands. North Forge Home Heating on 322 in Fontana carried some blend pellets.
     
  25. jimmieguns

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    Hey Dex- I had that TOO ; but only for 1-3 days of first using them--seems odd/weird, but after that clear sailing(no smell) AND they seem MUCH hotter than Stove Chow, andGreen Supremes. I like them , but have more ash than the others.......thoughts?
     

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