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ohlongarm

Minister of Fire
Mar 18, 2011
1,530
Northeastern Ohio
To fire them up.

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Gearhead660

Minister of Fire
Dec 20, 2018
721
Southern WI
I'm ready. Felt odd filling up the house with wood when the temp was in the 80s this weekend....fall is coming.
 
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begreen

Mooderator
Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
90,604
South Puget Sound, WA
No hurry here. We'll be stoking the fires soon enough. For the early shoulder season days we'll let the heat pump carry the load.
 

xman23

Minister of Fire
Oct 7, 2008
2,352
Lackawaxen PA
Got to find a cool day to get on the roof for top down cleaning.
 
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Highbeam

Minister of Fire
Dec 28, 2006
19,322
Mt. Rainier Foothills, WA
Neighbor sparked one up. Similar 1963 age house but less insulation added. We were still 72 inside the home. It is coming soon though. Been picking fruit, pumpkins, getting ready to plant garlic.
 

MissMac

Minister of Fire
Dec 4, 2017
868
NW Ontario
Got a buddy coming by on Wednesday to help me sweep the chimney, as I can't risk getting up on the roof right now post shoulder v2.0.

It is time for little morning fires here. I would expect that I just might light the first one Thursday :)
 
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MEngineer24

Member
Dec 6, 2020
108
WV
Neighbor sparked one up. Similar 1963 age house but less insulation added. We were still 72 inside the home. It is coming soon though. Been picking fruit, pumpkins, getting ready to plant garlic.
I finally got the motivation and did mine last weekend. Glad to be ready minus a door gasket replacement.
 
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Todd

Minister of Fire
Nov 19, 2005
9,449
NW Wisconsin
Had some upper 30’s for lows recently and cabin has been has been hanging at 67-70 so we’re getting close.
 

moresnow

Minister of Fire
Jan 13, 2015
1,848
Iowa
Zero rush to cold here. Close to 90F this coming weekend.
 
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MEngineer24

Member
Dec 6, 2020
108
WV
September is when I get tired of heat and humidity and look forward to burning wood.
February is when I get tired of hauling wood into the house and I start dreaming of a warm sun.
When does wood burning start for you guys that far south?
 

Grizzerbear

Minister of Fire
Feb 12, 2019
1,174
SW Missoura
I'm ready. I can't stand this weather. It's been in the nineties more this year than I ever remember. The humidity hasn't been as bad as normal though so I guess that's a blessing. I welded up a wood rack so I can stack wood more vertical and take up less floor space on my porch. I always just stacked on a pallet. It was 90 or so this past weekend and I was about to go outside when my wife asked, "what are you doing now". I replied with, "i think I'm going to get the wood stacked up so we are ready when we need it". She looked at me like I was nuts. We are probably a month away from burning here still though.
 
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WoodBurnerInWI

Feeling the Heat
Feb 2, 2020
275
Madison, WI
Yeah I think it's getting close to starting shoulder season fires. We've had nights in the low 50's and that certainly gets you in the mood but for me that's still too warm for even a short fire to light for a few hours then let it die out. I love autumn, it's my favorite time of year. Temps for me are just perfect this time of year and with the tree's starting to turn color....This winter I'll be burning 90% ash that was split in 2019 it should perform nicely.
 
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armanidog

Feeling the Heat
Jan 8, 2017
365
Northeast Georgia
Same for us out here.
You all have the rainy season coming in October. I read Seattle doesn't actually have that much rainfall, it is spread out so it just seems like a lot.
My brother lives in Portland and he loves the rain in the city because that means he can go skiing in the mountains.
 

begreen

Mooderator
Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
90,604
South Puget Sound, WA
You all have the rainy season coming in October. I read Seattle doesn't actually have that much rainfall, it is spread out so it just seems like a lot.
My brother lives in Portland and he loves the rain in the city because that means he can go skiing in the mountains.
Seattle used to have about the same rainfall as NYC, but these days the weather is out of whack. Octobers used to be rainy and cold here, but they have been drier and milder some recent years. Rain is finally expected and welcome at the end of the week. We have had 0.11 inches of rain in 3 months.