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sneaky nasty tonight in the North East...

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by hockeypuck, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    How's the wind over there? Its howling pretty good over here. My stove has cycled to high a bit more than usual. But is toasty warm in the shack.

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  2. Brokenwing

    Brokenwing Feeling the Heat

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    wind is now cranking here, and with the wind chill were at 3 degrees tonight. Like you all said the damn groundhog lied, that is for sure.
  3. St_Earl

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    7 degrees here. pretty good wind rocking the house too.

    NOAA site says winds of 28 w/ gusts to 46 at the local airfield.
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    A quick re-wire to a key dependent circuit is recommended to prevent this from happening. Besides, you won't run the plow unless the truck is running, correct?
  5. briansol

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    I woke up pretty cold this morning. I thought the stove ran out to be honest. As i stuck my head around the door, i see that its blazing like it should be and it was 61 in the house. burrr. cranked on the electric fireplace for 15 min and took the chill out of the bedroom and jumped in the shower.
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    Defiant Vermont Castings Geek

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    It is cold over on the shoreline[​IMG]Don't want to go out.:cool:
  7. imacman

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    No offense, but that doesn't sound like it was "blazing" to me. My stove was also burning (set at 5-6) at around 6:30 this morning, and the house was a nice 68.
  8. roadking88

    roadking88 Feeling the Heat

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    11.3 here last night 70 in the house..stove set room temp..windy as heck also
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    He is hot blooded unlike those of us who are old :p.
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  10. imacman

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    I guess. Normally I'm the one on this forum that can't believe the temps some of you keep your houses, but I'm feeling "old" if Briansol likes that temp and feels warm. ;lol
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  11. briansol

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    my norms are 66-68 day, 63 night. so 61 is just a few below what i want it to be.
    I left it on 3 last night. cold nights, i generally need to bump it up to 4 to keep up. But running on 4 for a long time ends up with lazy flame and soot after about 12 hours. There's no enough air for it to maintain running on level 4.

    I got hosed on my install by the dealer. I was too ignorant at the time. If i had known now what i didn't know then, I wouldnt have bought what i did, put it where i did, or buy it from the dealer i did. I don't have an outside air kit either, so i suck in cold air all the time. see all my other threads for rants on that topic. lol
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  13. jtakeman

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    I think he suffers from small stove syndrome! :(
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    Defiant Vermont Castings Geek

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  15. jtakeman

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    That will be my next costume when I raid OMV's stash(again). :p
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