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Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by Gunner, Oct 31, 2006.

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  1. offroadaudio

    offroadaudio New Member

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    Loc:
    South Central Pa.
    Maul

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  2. wallpaper79

    wallpaper79 Member

    Joined:
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    55
    Loc:
    NL Canada
    1. Still deciding on new one...Summit I think.
    2. Newfoundland Canada
    3. 5 cords/year
    4. Johnson 535, Johnson 2036, Old Pioneer P40.
    5. Maul, but a splitter may be in the near future.
  3. SlyFerret

    SlyFerret Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2007
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    1,440
    Loc:
    Delaware, Ohio
    1. Englander 30-NC

    2. Delaware, Ohio

    3. This will be my first full season with the stove. Hoping to burn 24/7.

    4. I expect to burn about 4 cords. (Somewhere between 3 and 5)

    5. I still need to buy my own. Been using my Dad's Stihl.

    6. I have a 6# maul, and can borrow my neighbors splitter.

    -SF
  4. brooktrout

    brooktrout New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2007
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    376
    Loc:
    Hamden, NY
    "classic" 1987 Buckstove insert
    Hamden, New York
    24/7
    anticipating 6 cord
    Stihl MS270
    Blackhawk 25 ton
  5. Rich_CT

    Rich_CT Member

    Joined:
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    Loc:
    Western CT
    1.Type of stove?
    Quadrafire 3100i Insert

    2.Location?
    Western CT

    3.24/7 or occasional burner?
    20/7

    4.# of cords burned?
    Insert was installed at the end of Feb. I'd estimate that I burned about 1.5 cords after the insert was installed. I have 5 cords stacked and drying for next season.

    5.Type of saw?
    Not sure of the model #s I have a 3 AMP Remington Electric with 16" chain and a Homelite 33cc w 16" blade.


    6. Splitter or Maul?
    6lb maul and use wedges and a sledge for some of the tougher splits (usually knotty Black Cherry)

    Rich
  6. woodconvert

    woodconvert Minister of Fire

    Joined:
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    Loc:
    Fenton Michigan
    1. Jotul Firelite
    2. mid Michigan (Fenton)
    3. 24-7 Nov. through ??? (had my last fire June 1 this year!!)
    4. 9+ cords per year plus fall and spring stash
    5. 046 Stihl primary, 027 Super AV when the mood moves me.
    6. Was splittin' maul now 35 ton Speeco
  7. N/A N/A

    N/A N/A New Member

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    1. Harman TL 300 (new this year) Englander 12FP (old stove)
    2. Steeler country
    3. 24/7 burner
    4. approx 5 cord a year.
    5. Stihl MS 361 and a Husky 162
    6. 22 ton Huskee splitter
  8. hotcookcpl

    hotcookcpl New Member

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    Loc:
    Western MA
    1. Vermont Castings Intrepid II Stove & Jotul C450 Insert (new, not even used yet)

    2. Western Massachusetts, USA

    3. Occasional, but that will probably change

    4. 1-2 chords, expecting 3-4 chords this winter

    5. Husky 455 Rancher & Stihl 110 (I think, this is my wifes saw)

    6. Maul & wedges
  9. Risser09

    Risser09 New Member

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    Loc:
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    1.Type of stove? This will be my first year burning my WoodStock Keystone in black. Double-walled, insulated Selkirk Metalbestos Ultra-Temp exterior chimney. Basement install.

    2.Location? Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    3.24/7 or occasional burner? I will be burning 24/7 to satisfy the wife and wallet. She's sick of 60 degree indoor temps and I'm sick of oil.

    4.# of cords burned? I'm guessing around 2 cords due to the efficiency of my stove.

    5.Type of saw? Stihl MS033 and an old McCullough MacPro 44 that is constantly under repair

    6. Splitter or Maul? 8 lb maul on hickory handle. 4 lb. TrueTemper splitting ax on fiberglass.
  10. adk4

    adk4 New Member

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    Adirondacks
    1.Type of stove?
    soon to be Jotul Firelight 600 CB2
    Location?
    Adirondacks NY
    3.24/7 or occasional burner?
    24/7
    4.# of cords burned?
    don't know yet
    5.Type of saw?
    I'll let you know
    6. Splitter or Maul?
    Maul though splitter is on the Christmas list
  11. stanleyjohn

    stanleyjohn Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
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    Loc:
    southcentral Ct
    Harman Exception Insert

    Higganum,Ct

    nights and weekends and other days off from work

    first year!Have near 3 cords now!Ill see how long that lasts

    Chain saw is a 18" sears craftsman,I split 3 cords with an ax and splitting wedge.I can get use of a gas powered splitter from dad if i need it.
  12. Girl

    Girl New Member

    Joined:
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    Loc:
    Mass
    1.Type of stove? Upland 107 (am I the only Uplander on here?)

    2.Location? The stove is in the basement in a house that is situated on a small island in the middle of suburban Massachusetts

    3.24/7 or occasional burner? As close as I can get to 24/7

    4.# of cords burned? Seems to be the magic number is 3, I think I got just under 3 this year. Wish me luck!

    5.Type of saw? The ex got the chain saw in the divorce

    6. Splitter or Maul? It comes C/S/D, but I need to split the semi seasoned stuff when I get it, I use a small sledge, a couple wedges & small hatchet. I have a maul I can borrow if needed. I asked for one of those grenade splitters for my birthday & mothers day, guess I gotta get it myself
  13. michiganwinters

    michiganwinters Member

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    1.Type of stove? PE Summit Classic - blacked out

    2.Location? Located in the corner of my great room....we live on a large dam in michigan....croton to be exact

    3.24/7 or occasional burner? 24/7

    4.# of cords burned? 3 cords 21/2 ricks last year which was our first

    5.Type of saw? Jonsered 670 with 16" bar

    6. Splitter or Maul? Huskee 22 ton......that thing just amazes me with some of the crazy looking stuff it will split
  14. countrybois

    countrybois Member

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    Loc:
    NE Illinois
    Arrow freestanding w/blower fan

    70 miles south of the Windy City

    24/7

    4.5 cords

    Stihl 034/20" & Stihl MS440/28"

    8lb maul up until this year, now I split w/maul for excercise and have a Speeco 25 ton for fun
  15. gerry100

    gerry100 Minister of Fire

    Joined:
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    Loc:
    NY Capitol Region
    Country Canyon ( x '81 Jumbo Moe)

    Upstate NY ( Albany)

    24/7 Late Nov , Mid March

    4 cords ( should go further with the new modern stove)

    Stihl 026

    8 lb maul
  16. Jake Weaver

    Jake Weaver Member

    Joined:
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    Loc:
    North of Gettysburg, Pa
    PE Pacific insert

    15 north of Gettysburg PA

    nights and weekends

    Just got in May 2008

    Stihl MS270

    Half owner of 22ton splitter.
  17. jrousell

    jrousell New Member

    Joined:
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    Loc:
    Adirondack Mtns. NY
    1.Type of stove?
    Harman Pellet Furnace (centrally ducted)
    RSF Opel ZC fireplace (also centrally ducted)


    2.Location?
    Northern ADK Mountains of NY

    3.24/7 or occasional burner?
    RSF - most nights & weekends
    Pellet Furnace - round the clock


    4.# of cords burned?
    1.5 Full cords (around here poeple tlak in face cords(4)
    4 tons of pellets


    5.Type of saw?
    Husky 350

    6. Splitter or Maul?
    Woodchuck electric splitter from walmart.com
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