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  • Highbeam
    Highbeam replied to the thread 2022-2023 BK everything thread.
    I go for 24 hours with Doug fir softwood and internal flue temperatures measured with a probe meter hold pretty steady at 400 until the...
  • BKVP
    BKVP replied to the thread 2022-2023 BK everything thread.
    For what it's worth, in 32 years I've never worried about flue temps. I burn on high for 20 minutes or so, then close it down.
  • DaleZ
    DaleZ replied to the thread What bugs make long thin shavings.
    These are the shavings from the clicking death watch beetles. Never was able to see one but the noise and shavings pretty much says...
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  • EatenByLimestone
    What's your altitude? The manual says 16 feet for sea level. I saw you mentioned 20 feet with an elbow. If you're up high and your...
  • Cluttermagnet
    Bingo! Some old timer from Texas posted his method with kerosene soaked pine cones here. I found it worked best for me after trying a...
  • gzecc
    gzecc replied to the thread 102yr old house partial remodel.
    Sorry if already mentioned. Why OSB on walls? Spacing issues?
  • EatenByLimestone
    EatenByLimestone replied to the thread Severe Weather 2022.
    If we don't get snow, I'll be ice fishing. If I end up doing that, my phone is going to be filled with pics of 3" dink perch that...
  • hobbyheater
    hobbyheater reacted to begreen's post in the thread Firewood storage life? with Like Like.
    At some point yes, for some species of wood. Alder, for example, breaks down pretty quickly but I have 5 yr old madrona and cherry in...
  • hobbyheater
    hobbyheater reacted to sirlight's post in the thread Firewood storage life? with Like Like.
    Never a bad thing to be way ahead on my firewood but I am out of space to store more inside the barn. I have stacked a few cords...
  • EatenByLimestone
    Is your propane heating your home through a boiler or a furnace? Since it's so big, you may want to look at adding a pellet powered...
  • gfreek
    gfreek replied to the thread Harman P68 igniter issues.
    Did you try the " Manual Reset " ??
  • J
    Jeff S replied to the thread MS180C - Bar and Chain Questions.
    Paul , I originally bought the MS290 in 2008 since it was a favorite of many and I thought that it would be just the ticket. Later I...
  • EatenByLimestone
    EatenByLimestone replied to the thread Severe Weather 2022.
    I never even thought of the sledders! I've seen businesses fail when the anticipated business they bring didn't show up due to a low...
  • Diabel
    Diabel replied to the thread What Is In Your Stove Right Now?.
    @DonTee Is that a Princess? That is a lot of splits! Unless they are small. If i can fit 6/7 splits in mine I am happy. Must me way...
  • J
    Jeff S replied to the thread MS180C - Bar and Chain Questions.
    I own 2 MS180 saws. One since 2009 and bought another a couple years later and absolutely love them and harvested several hundred face...
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