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  1. tonyd

    tonyd Feeling the Heat

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    Been burning pres to logs this winter and have had no complaints . Light brown in color and a bit on the chalky looking side and a bit dusty but did the job with no issues. Today I picked some up from the same Lowes and the first and only bag I opened, the pellets were a chocolate color and looked polished. Smooth like a sheet of hard board. They seem to have less fines and the pellets are much cleaner looking. Has anyone had a experience with the same product.

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  2. DexterDay

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    All of my Presto Logs are some of the Darkest pellets I have ever seen.

    Here is a Scoop thrown on top of some Rocky Mountain Softwoods. Much darker pellet.

    I bought these over 2 yrs ago though. So I this yrs product, I have no idea.

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  3. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    I burned 65 bags from 4 different batches, No complaints here either and they are HOT! :p

    Dex, I'm a leveler too! ==c
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  4. Pellet-King

    Pellet-King Minister of Fire

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    Hot??, they tested in the low temp side few years ago....remember?
  5. DexterDay

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    My 2 yr old batch, is damn near on par with Somersets. I still have about 2 ton left, of the 5 ton I bought. And I have been saving them for that reason. They are not the cleanest (dusty), but they smell good and they are HOT!!
  6. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    Yep, But they changed something I guess. I went to HD for FSU, But they only had PTL's. I tried a few for giggles cause others said they like them. They are more like liggies green label. Still a fair amount of ash though, But I'll take the heat for the dollar spent.

    I have been saying it for a few months now, Just finally waking up from your hibernation? ::-) :p :eek:
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  7. tonyd

    tonyd Feeling the Heat

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    Yes Dex. Thats what Im talking about. Been using them all yr and its the first time they were that dark and polished. Looking at the bag they have three addresses: Legs of Glenville wv, legs of Idaho Sandpoint ID and ligs of Kenbridge,Va . Someone is making some darkies that I likes., like. Thanks guys.
  8. Brokenwing

    Brokenwing Feeling the Heat

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    I burned a couple bags of them and I loved them. Went to get a ton, and there gone at all the local box stores:(
  9. Pellet-King

    Pellet-King Minister of Fire

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    Need to see some heat numbers!, Bloomfield Ct HD sell's them near me, so these are the sleeper pellet of the box stores low price?
  10. tonyd

    tonyd Feeling the Heat

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    Been buying them 10 bags at a time @$4.30 per at my local Lowes. Not bad for bag price. Never bought the two tons I normally purchase because of the price. Standing with my back to the stove and heels against the hearth. If the heat burns through my clothes and its so hot my skin itches , its a good pellet. They do.
  11. CTguy9230

    CTguy9230 Feeling the Heat

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    got thru all winter with these with the exception of 6 bags of Barefoots
  12. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    My heat number were over 255::F(on average) on my usual medium heat setting of 3-3........ Best to try them in your stove, as YMMV.

    Ash content was a bit over 0.6%. Similar to the green ligs, But still in premium specs.
  13. Mike D

    Mike D Feeling the Heat

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    Would you mind putting these in order then?
    1. Green Teams (my shoulder pellet past 2 years)
    2. Prest-to-logs
    3. Stove Chow

    Been using Hamers for the deep cold days, and they haven't disappointed.
  14. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    In my stove

    1. Prest-to-logs 255 ::F @ 3.52 LBS/HR
    2. Green Teams 248 ::F @ 3.47 LBS/HR
    3. Stove Chow 244 ::F @ 3.39 LBS/HR

    But I'd still go with what your stove tells ya. :p

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