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I hate to pay for propane. anyone start burning wood yet? I lit a fire last night because it was suppose to drop in the 40's and I was tired of the furnace kicking on.
 

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I hate to pay for propane. anyone start burning wood yet? I lit a fire last night because it was suppose to drop in the 40's and I was tired of the furnace kicking on.
Yes I lit my boiler a few weeks ago.
For a couple of reasons- running out of propane. And banging hot water heater when using propane.
 

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YES!!!!! My fireplace is supplemental / evenings only but I've been having fires 3-5 evenings per week for 4-6 weeks now. Even when it's been warm lately when that sun goes down it gets chilly (especially when I have windows open:)). As an example, I'll be sitting in front of a big fire watching the Tigers tonight! (just like last night)

Burn baby burn!:coolgleam



That reminds me ......... I gotta get out and cut some wood!
 

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burning again tonight. I love feeling warm instead of cold and chilly. Wood heats twice!
 

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I'm with you, I hate burning propane and hate when I hear the furnace kick on. As long as it stays cool, we will be feeding the insert. (Avalon 1190)
 

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I haven't burned in the stove yet but have had a lot of camp fires outside in the yard. I hate to hear that Furnace come on but would be way more concerned if it didn't!:evilsmile

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Fired up the outside boiler back in September. I love free heat.

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I haven't burned in the stove yet but have had a lot of camp fires outside in the yard. I hate to hear that Furnace come on but would be way more concerned if it didn't!:evilsmile

Fred
you got that right!
 

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free heat?
nothings free. boiler, chain saw,oil, gas, poison ivy doc bills, aches & pain,.....................
unless you work for a landscape company and get paid to cut all the wood and delivered to your house while getting paid for it...
 

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free heat?
nothings free. boiler, chain saw,oil, gas, poison ivy doc bills, aches & pain,.....................
Yes it's not really free. But I actually love gathering my wood. Something I was unable to do this year.
So I actual do have some free wood, for me.
My Church and friends have brought me
My wood.
I'd much rather be doing - giving than receiving. But I'm very thankful for the wood and that I'm able to load my boiler.
 

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Have my first wood stove, but lacking the funds to buy everything to hook it up almost their can't wait to cut that propane bill to next to nothing !
 

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39 deg out right now but a wonderful 75 deg in here with wood burning. Been burning all day today. Wife is complaining it's too hot, but I like it warm and it only is about 10 sticks of wood. Beats the hell out of burning propane all day and only being 65 deg.
 

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Your right. I love heating my house for less than 50 bucks a year now that my boiler has paid for itself in propane bills.
Every time i see downed trees pallets and sawmill scrap i think of free heat.

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