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Shortage of pellets around here

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by Lower bucks, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Lower bucks

    Lower bucks New Member

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    Just went to home depot they were totally out proceeded onto Lowes they were completely out nearest Lowes with pellets was 52 miles away. Stopped off at Sears they had pellets Lignetics but wanted $6.59 per bag I said to the lady that they were a little heavy on the price her response was HD and Lowes are out so we jacked up the price.I bought 4 bags but I am not a happy camper when its $26 for 4 bags.Lesson learned next year I will get 4 tons not my usual 3.

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  2. Woody1911a1

    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    would help to know where you live and maybe we could help :)

    ps you do that by clicking on your username and filling in your profile
  3. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    Yep, Where is around here?

    Plenty around me(here), But expect the box stores to start pulling back shortly. Pellet house's seem to have high stacks.
  4. Woody1911a1

    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    plenty around here too , but i've got locks and guns :)
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  5. Defiant

    Defiant Vermont Castings Geek

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    Plenty over here also:cool:
  6. will711

    will711 Minister of Fire

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    Lower Bucks sounds like Philly area . A rookie mistake thinking big box in our area will have pellets past valentines day Been there done that . Find a local dealer or stock up sooner , Not bust in on the OP just some advice;)
  7. corkman

    corkman Feeling the Heat

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    im seeing the same thing in my neck of the woods.a lot of lowes and HD are completely out.a few ton of infernos here anh there but thats it.i need a ton of shoulder stuff and was hoping for some stove chow but theres none to be found around here .i have almost 4 ton of somersets and 1 ton barefoot left in my stash.hoping not to touch those till next year.also have a ton of mixed.green team,maine woods,dragon mountains,and okies.most of the mixed ton is 3/4 years old so may start on that till i find some chow.
  8. DBCOOPER

    DBCOOPER Feeling the Heat

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    Just bought some Stove Chow at the Home Depot in Pottstown, they had about 8 tons left.
  9. glenc0322

    glenc0322 Minister of Fire

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    went to my local home desperate and Nothing for 50 miles of me on long island Lowes has plenty of north american pellets left though so picked up 10 bags of that crap and guess ill pick up ten more on monday and deal with the ash I have 200 in store credit there
  10. Defiant

    Defiant Vermont Castings Geek

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    Found this clip, if they don't burn get some rabbits.;)
    12/11/2012 10:58 PM

    Hi Everyone,
    It's been a while- hope things are good for all of you. I'm trying to save $$ and I read that wood stove pellets make great litter, So I got North American ,Stove Pellets, but want to check it out here first. I read that some hardwoods can be poisonous to rabbits. The pellets I got say "Hardwood/Softwood" but there's no list for what kind of hardwood.
    Has anyone used North American Pellets with success? I really appreciate any replies [​IMG]
    Thanks!
    Dee
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  11. Bioburner

    Bioburner Moderator Staff Member

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    I got the last ton at local HD a week ago. Can order online and deliver to store but won't know what they will try and dump on you.
  12. will711

    will711 Minister of Fire

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    Dee how do you like your rabbit , Medium rare ;?
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  13. Dollabill

    Dollabill New Member

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    Plenty of everything everywhere here except what Id like to try Turmans :(
  14. CT Pellet

    CT Pellet Minister of Fire

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    Why bother with locks if you've got guns? !!!
  15. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    We keep telling folks to not rely on pellets being easy to find given the stores desire to push the seasons, some of them had their summer, Valentines, St Patricks Day, and Easter stuff being setup just before Christmas. You should be looking for back to school sales about now.

    I went looking for an other string of 100 warm white led lights a week and a half before Christmas. there wasn't any to be had at the 10 places that sell such items within 2 miles of me.
  16. Defiant

    Defiant Vermont Castings Geek

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    Standish a large city? Can you get there from here?;)
  17. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    No it is just a small place but the summer tourist influx is large and steady (somewhat) which leads to lots of stores in North Windham.
  18. Woody1911a1

    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    because here in Mass it's against the law to not keep your guns locked up . 'cept for the one on your hip :p
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  20. Woody1911a1

    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    hey my stash has to be protected at all costs , sorry if you disagree >>
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  21. will711

    will711 Minister of Fire

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    No disagree here , just having fun:cool:
  22. Woody1911a1

    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    me too . that said , i am well armed so don't any of you pellet predators get any ideas :p
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  23. Lower bucks

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    Opps Lower Bucks Yardley PA Local store is Oxford valley mall anyway no pellets till next thursday NE Philadelphia
  24. Greg T

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    My dealer has 5 ton left of Henry county pellets and a few isabella soft woods left. He said he is not getting anymore this season. TSC had 22 tons of pro pellets and a few indeck left about a month ago
  25. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    Nah, Your safe(stash is kinda puny even). We are at war with CT Pellet. Much large stash.

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