Unsure what to think....

Paul Raz Posted By Paul Raz, Dec 2, 2012 at 10:03 PM

  1. Paul Raz

    Paul Raz
    Feeling the Heat 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 16, 2012
    243
    50
    Loc:
    Orange County, NY
    So as I posted before, I scored 2 tons of Somersets and was happily burning them. They seemed to burn well but they also seemed to leave a lot of ash and made the glass pretty messy. But ash and messy glass I can deal with as long as the heat output is good. Then I came across a very local place to me which carries Hamers Hot ones and I decided to buy 10 bags to try. Although they seemed to burn a little quicker they alo seemed to throw a lot more heat with a lot less ash and left the glass clean. Could this just be a rare few bags or is the difference that big? With the Somersets the house was constant 74 downstairs 73 up. Hamers I turned it off when the downstairs was at 80 and the upstairs at 78. Felt like summer!
     
  2. djs_net

    djs_net
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Nov 25, 2011
    178
    14
    Loc:
    CT
    I burned almost 2 tons of Hamers last year with great results but around here they go for $295/ton. I'm not surprised you like them, how much did you pay?

    I've burned some Somersets this season and really liked them, especially at 209/ton. I wish I could find more.
     
  3. thedude110

    thedude110
    Feeling the Heat 2.
    NULL
    

    Aug 12, 2011
    277
    42
    Loc:
    Central Connecticut
    Both pellets have good reputations around here. I wonder if the warmer day today is influencing the extra heat you're feeling from the Hamers?
     
    oldmountvernon likes this.
  4. Paul Raz

    Paul Raz
    Feeling the Heat 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 16, 2012
    243
    50
    Loc:
    Orange County, NY
    They were about $6.00 a bag. But by the ton they are $295 delivered or $280 3 tons or more
     
  5. Paul Raz

    Paul Raz
    Feeling the Heat 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 16, 2012
    243
    50
    Loc:
    Orange County, NY
    I burned them yesterday right after the Somersets! But I'm switching back to sets tomorrow to see if that is the case
     
  6. Paul Raz

    Paul Raz
    Feeling the Heat 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 16, 2012
    243
    50
    Loc:
    Orange County, NY
    By the way no disrespect to the Somersets, I still like them a lot.
     
  7. imacman

    imacman
    Guest 2.
    NULL
    

    Good pellets for sure, but when you can get the Sets for about $70-80 cheaper, they are the way to go, IMO.
     
    jrsdws likes this.

Share This Page