Still burning!!!!!!

aansorge Posted By aansorge, Apr 14, 2013 at 4:22 PM

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  1. TX-L

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    Had a dusting of snow the last two mornings. Daytime highs in the 50s, not too bad, but the house gets cold with no fire, so I am still burning. I have LOTS of wood, so I don't mind, and the stove is a wood consumption miser. Lit a fire in October, haven't stopped since, and have used only 8.5 face cords of hard maple, bitternut hickory, beech, and red oak @ 15-16" long pieces (less than 3 full cords). As soon as it warms up a little, the black flies will be out in force. And the trout will be biting. :)
     
  2. aansorge

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    Ran my stove this morning but its in the 70's now. Winter to summer in two days here in Minnesota!
     
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  3. loon

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    Stove window is bright red right now ::-) Ray whats up is my buddy a farm over hunts Turkey/deer and wanted to try to grow some Turnip this spring so i just started cultivating yesterday and we will see what happens?:)

    loon

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  4. raybonz

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    Are you saying he is trying to attract deer and turkey with turnip that he is planting? Pretty clever if this works!

    Ray
     
  5. ihookem

    ihookem
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    Today is the first day I didn't make a fire. I burn 3 loads in the winter. I've been burning one good load and I always burn till mid May. My latest fire ever was in June 9, 2011 and I've burned 1/3 cord of good wood of next years pile.
     
  6. loon

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    He is trying with the deer ray. For health reasons he cant venture too far from his bike so were just trying to get them close to the farm :)
     
  7. pen

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    The topic of still burning is no longer part of the thread; time to close things down.


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