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vinny11950

Minister of Fire
May 17, 2010
1,704
Eastern Long Island, NY
It’s only been in the 40s last 2 days almost June 1st thought is was done lugging pellets from the basement.
Yup, this storm has us burning at the lowest levels, keeping the house at 72. Yesterday the wind and rain made 48 feel so much colder.
 

Washed-Up

Minister of Fire
Nov 5, 2011
589
Kananaskis,Alberta, Canada
-1c/30f and I put the stove on this am and yesterday am...run for a couple hours then off
 

vinny11950

Minister of Fire
May 17, 2010
1,704
Eastern Long Island, NY
I think I will make it with five bags to spare for the season. I guess if July turns cold, I am ready.
 

gutlo

Member
Feb 22, 2009
155
eastern connecticut
A couple of weeks ago, I thought pellet season was over, but in the Hudson Valley NY it turned cold to around 45 degrees,
so I had to make a trip to TSC to get some. All they had was Green Supreme (ugh!). Weather forecast tells me it will still be
cold for a couple of days. This is unusual, but not unprecedented.
 

tiger

Feeling the Heat
Feb 3, 2014
392
Seabrook, MD (DC suburbs)
Today we hit 54F, twenty six degrees below normal; so we fired up the pellet stove again today, and will tomorrow morning, but I presume that's it. One bag in the hopper and TWO more in the basement, that's cutting it close.
 
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railfanron

Minister of Fire
Nov 2, 2013
551
Perry MI
I had to burn some yesterday and will burn some more tonight. I think that will leave me 8 bags left over.
Ron
 

bogieb

Minister of Fire
Oct 31, 2014
2,886
South Central NH
Been burning in the P43 since Friday. Today will be the warmest day since Thursday (mid 50's projected) and with the heavy overcast/rain, no solar gain. Getting ready to put in another bag as soon as I'm off the 'net.

Leaves me with a little less than 1.5 tons in the basement - I don't know if I'll make it without resorting to the boiler ;):)
 
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SidecarFlip

Minister of Fire
I'm just dreading the cost of pellets this fall. With everything going way up, I bet pellets follows suit. Field corn here is $7.25 a bushel. Dread thinking about that aspect too.
 
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SidecarFlip

Minister of Fire
Been running the propane furnace off and on (mostly off). Both bottles are topped off anyway.
 

tiger

Feeling the Heat
Feb 3, 2014
392
Seabrook, MD (DC suburbs)
Just a week later, 92F and don't need an ignitor -- just leave a handful of pellets in the sun and they'll burst into flame on their own.
 

bogieb

Minister of Fire
Oct 31, 2014
2,886
South Central NH
Just a week later, 92F and don't need an ignitor -- just leave a handful of pellets in the sun and they'll burst into flame on their own.
Yeah, starting Saturday the high temps temps were 92, 92, 93 then 94. Yesterday we got a break and it only got up to 89. At least this morning the low is finally at a place that opening windows will cool the place off.