WOW Freedom Pellets $124.5 per ton Home Depot in Toms River NJ...need advise

offingmoot Posted By offingmoot, Aug 3, 2008 at 11:57 PM

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  1. offingmoot

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    My stove dealer is offering me 1 ton of Energex pellets for $300/ton. The guy installing my stove is going to bring 1/2 when he delivers my stove. i will still have to pickup the rest on my own and i dont own a truck.
    Depot has the truck rentals for $19.99 comes out to $25 total....so i can get the freedom pellets for $150/ton!!
    based on some bad things i have read about softwood and freedom specifically
    at 1/2 the price is it going to be worth it?
    i have read so many different reviews on both energex and freedom.....good and bad about both
    i know there may not be too much consistency from ton to ton for any brand but i dont even have my stove yet so i have no experience at this.
    the freedom pellets say premium less than .4% ash pine and have the pellet stamp on them

    http://www.freedomfuelusa.net/
    http://www.energex.com/common/index2.php?mkt=english

    anyone please share your knowledge, should i cancel my energex order @300 and go get some at depot for $150?
     
  2. BrotherBart

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    Kinda wierd. Online HD shows the Freedom pellets to be $249 a ton at the Tom's River store.
     
  3. offingmoot

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    price per single bag is $4.98 so at that price its $249/ton but the sign there said $2.49/bag per ton
     
  4. BrotherBart

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    I wouldn't care if they were made of bran flakes at that price. I would be on the way with my 20 foot trailer.
     
  5. iceman

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    if you can get it for that price take it!!!
     
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