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What Pellets are these?

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by Happy Hour, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. Happy Hour

    Happy Hour New Member

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    They are bagged for Agway but what are they?
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  2. Stevekng

    Stevekng Feeling the Heat

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    At one time I heard that the were Lignetics but I don't know if theat's still ,or was then,the case.
  3. Happy Hour

    Happy Hour New Member

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    Thought maybe Maine Woods, but not really sure with them being 100% Hardwood.
  4. slvrblkk

    slvrblkk Minister of Fire

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    lol....I thought these were made by Hamer.......
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  5. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    Thats what I heard. Some Agways have been rumored to be NEWP's but they ain't 100% hardwoods either! My moneys on them being Hamers and they are a nice pellet IMHO.

    May I ask how much?
  6. Hoot23

    Hoot23 Minister of Fire

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    There's a place on 202 in Lebanon, Me that carries these. A guy that works there said New England Wood Pellets. But he didn't sound 100% positive.
  7. Happy Hour

    Happy Hour New Member

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    They are $255.00/ton. I would like to figure out what exactly they are because this place is 3 miles from home and will have them year around. They told me they were 80/20 but clearly the bag says 100% hardwood.
  8. Happy Hour

    Happy Hour New Member

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    Green Supreme is NEWP correct?
  9. Hoot23

    Hoot23 Minister of Fire

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    Yes
  10. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    If they are 80/20 mix then they be NEWP's. Not a bad pellet, But not as hot or as clean as the Hamers. NEWP's are pretty much middle of the road average ish, Where Hamers are up the the scale a few notches(actually quite a few).

    Try some, You'll know if they are Hamers as they will blast lots a heat at ya. NEWP's not so much. If they are NEWP's head to HD-Lowes-TSC and get the Green Supreme's for less. Usually they fetch $209ish per ton.

    Keep us posted. ;)
  11. Happy Hour

    Happy Hour New Member

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    Where are Hamers from? I will ask the dealer if they can find out from the supplier whey are.
  12. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    West Virginia. Plant is in Elkins IIRC. Office is in Kenova.

    http://www.hamerpellet.com/index.htm
  13. MCPO

    MCPO Minister of Fire

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    The Agway`s around here used to carry Dry Creek but that probably is meaningless.
  14. ironpony

    ironpony Minister of Fire

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    they are wood pellets, says it right on the bag.......................
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  15. Phil Do's fire.

    Phil Do's fire. Minister of Fire

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    NEWPS!!!
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    gbreda Minister of Fire

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    First thought was NEWP as well, but the 100% hardwood kind of nixed that thought
  17. jgrz0610

    jgrz0610 Burning Hunk

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    I burned agways last year and if they are the same ones I got they were junk imho. Lots of ash and not enough heat to justify it. However, they may be completely different from what I burned. I wouldn't commit to thirty tons until you try a few bags....as always...but I gave up on them after a ton. My experience may be completely irrelevant but just my .02.
  18. Happy Hour

    Happy Hour New Member

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    Came home for Easter weekend to clean the stove after burning 20 bags of Green Supremes (which I will not do again) and an burning these mystery pellets now. Ran the stove on 3 for the last 24 hrs (burned 2 bags so far) and here are their pros/cons

    Pros
    Seem to burn very hot
    Ash is pretty low so far

    Cons
    Bags are filled with fines/dust
  19. LMPS

    LMPS Feeling the Heat

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    Did you ask at store what they are or would they not tell you?
  20. Happy Hour

    Happy Hour New Member

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    I'm not home right now but when I asked they really didn't know.
    Even the Wife commented to me on the phone they are hotter than the Green Supremes
  21. briansol

    briansol Minister of Fire

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    isn't most EVERYTHING hotter than the GS's though? lol
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