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Bone Chillin'/Tooth Chatterin'....
« on: February 01, 2021, 03:49:06 PM »
....cold here.  It was 41 this morning and has finally crept up to 48 now with a stiff North wind blowing.  Thankfully I have a good fire going in the fireplace insert.  It's forecast to drop down to 34 tonight and 31 tomorrow night.  Folks, that is below freezing!!!  Yikes!!!! :o
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Re: Bone Chillin'/Tooth Chatterin'....
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2021, 05:12:57 PM »
Omgosh! Make sure to go to the store for milk, bread and eggs.
These are dire circumstances you are about to get!
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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2021, 05:28:01 PM »
T'was -22 this morning or -30 for the metric people (we Canadians being one of them). Stay warm and keep the fire going. 

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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2021, 06:00:03 PM »
Cleaned the furnace and flu this morning at 4:30 am, built up a morning fire and let it burn out. Was 35F with lots of sun, so no fire needed here during daylight unless you want 90+ degrees. :D Just built up a fire for the night. 12-18" of snow with a topping of rain over the next 2 days. Wanna share? :D
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« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2021, 07:07:42 PM »
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« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2021, 07:14:38 PM »
....cold here.  It was 41 this morning and has finally crept up to 48 now with a stiff North wind blowing.  Thankfully I have a good fire going in the fireplace insert.  It's forecast to drop down to 34 tonight and 31 tomorrow night.  Folks, that is below freezing!!!  Yikes!!!! :o
hahahahahahaha! That's a good one MM! :D :D :D :D Oh how I long for a 40 day, but it is going to be a while, I'm sure. It was a pleasant 12 this morning but then the temp just took a run and it got all the way up to 27, but with a 30MPH wind and heavy blowing snow. Kind of like a lightweight blizzard.  I am getting little concerned that my 10 cord of wood seems to be going down faster than I would like. When it gets to zero or below I use a bit more wood.
 I hope you survive your hardship OK. 
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Re: Bone Chillin'/Tooth Chatterin'....
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2021, 07:28:39 PM »
OG, how much are snow you forecasted to get over there? We're supposed to get 6-10, which is just a dusting in the Catskills. Got up to the low 20s, so I ran the mill until the wind turned the snow into little projectiles.
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« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2021, 07:37:54 PM »
Wind gusting at 30 MPH.  Temp in the 30's.  Wind chill -50000 degrees.  Thought about running the sawmill today, but could not work up the frozen nerve.  Stayed in the warm house all afternoon with a good fire in the wood stove.  You Northern types are gonna get hammered. 
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Re: Bone Chillin'/Tooth Chatterin'....
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2021, 07:59:32 PM »
OG, how much are snow you forecasted to get over there? We're supposed to get 6-10, which is just a dusting in the Catskills. Got up to the low 20s, so I ran the mill until the wind turned the snow into little projectiles.
Forecasts are all over the map. Hudson Valley weather pegs it at about 12-18" with heavier in some spot locations. The NWS is guessing 18-24 with 30" in some spots and it is looking like my holler might be in one of those sweet spots. As I tell my wife when she asks I say "I dunno, I'll tell you when I plow it." ;D I did a quick sweep a couple of hours ago to knock it down and now we have gained back another 5 inches or so over that. We are just about at a foot so far. I do see some heavy bands coming up on the radar but I don't know if this has the staying power they predicted. I will say when I was plowing it was still daylight and I was having a lot of trouble seeing with all the wind and heavy snow. My wiper doesn't clear the bottom edge of the windshield and I couldn't see the plow. ;D
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« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2021, 08:04:30 PM »
I was marking trees for a project in Tannersville a few years ago and there was only about 18" on the ground. The GC said there was something like five and a half on the ground at the same time the year before.
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« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2021, 08:15:22 PM »
Yeah, T'ville is only about 25 miles NNW of me BUT they have about 1,200' in elevation over me and that makes a big difference in these little hills. Barge is an hours drive from me (around the mountain) or 35-40 miles line of sight, but he gets hammered while we only have 6-12 inches here. Elevation is everything. Many is the time I come home from work out of Kingston where it is a sloppy drizzle and about 100' before my road turns off there is a white line across the road where it turns from rain to snow and everything from there on is white. It is weird. 
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« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2021, 08:28:06 PM »
The weather man said Sunday morning we are looking at a 57 below F wind chill . -24 F without wind chill .I might have to double stack the OWB .
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Re: Bone Chillin'/Tooth Chatterin'....
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2021, 09:00:53 PM »
The glaciers are thickening. 
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« Reply #13 on: February 01, 2021, 09:08:25 PM »
The weather man said Sunday morning we are looking at a 57 below F wind chill . -24 F without wind chill .I might have to double stack the OWB .
I don't double  stack, I just cut  everything 42" from the beginning, but I'm burning pine. A day's wood, if I'm lucky at these temps:


 
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« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2021, 09:41:42 PM »
I burned a lot of pine slab in my OWB back in the fall, I'd sure not want to be feeding that stuff now with these temps and wind! I have to stay out at the stove all night!
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« Reply #15 on: February 01, 2021, 09:54:18 PM »
Fill it twice a day. 
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« Reply #16 on: February 02, 2021, 09:48:50 AM »
That sucks Magicman, we're in a heatwave here!



20 degrees this morning when I got up! That's 30 degrees warmer this morning than the past 4 in a row but we are getting a little snow as a result :snowball:

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« Reply #17 on: February 02, 2021, 09:57:11 AM »
Dave you must keep warm just going back and forth to the woodpile.
I did use Hemlock slabs in the summer for domestic hot water needs.
Mr Greenhorn, is that 10 face cords or 10 standard.
Im finally into my good firewood and using quite a bit less now.
The earlier wood was a lot of soft maple and cherry, n ow hard maple and beech.
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« Reply #18 on: February 02, 2021, 12:47:41 PM »
I burn softwood and aspen all winter, that there tractor load would last me about 2 weeks. 3 floors to heat including walk out basement. Don't forget, water freezes below 32, so ya gotta heat the basement. :D
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« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2021, 03:49:45 PM »
@Magicman that is what we have too except we are cheering, we think spring has arrived. 8)
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« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2021, 04:13:19 PM »
There is a joker in every crowd, no disrespect to MM.
I did get a chuckle out of it having just been through a couple 8 below nights.
I see some others got it a lot worse.

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« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2021, 04:54:54 PM »
Our forecast is about the same as MM's.

Its 45 now,  39 tonight and for the next few days.

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« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2021, 05:43:15 PM »
Im looking forward to the weekend here, -35 lows (not much difference between c and f at that!) 
Be a good time to putter in the shop and wait for the desperate to call for wood. 

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« Reply #23 on: February 03, 2021, 03:46:31 AM »
It's going to be mild for us, in the 30's the rest of the week. March weather. :)
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« Reply #24 on: February 03, 2021, 06:34:46 AM »
Kinda like here. Gets down in the 30's late summer and we are all running around saying how cold it is. Than in January we are all running around saying how warm it is when it gets in the 30's.  :D
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« Reply #25 on: February 03, 2021, 07:04:30 PM »
We had much better weather today.


 
Almost a foot of sunshine.  8)
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« Reply #26 on: February 03, 2021, 09:45:02 PM »
Glad to here you survived the Glacial period Lynn. Up here I measure our winter sunshine in minutes (not hours), we use a different scale. We had 53 minutes of sunshine today. 8)
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« Reply #27 on: February 03, 2021, 09:55:09 PM »
I've been waiting for the water bottle in my truck to thaw out since late October.



Just might hafta wait 'til April to get a drink.
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« Reply #28 on: February 03, 2021, 10:32:09 PM »
I've been waiting for the water bottle in my truck to thaw out since late October.

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Just might hafta wait 'til April to get a drink.
Yeah, I got a couple of those in the back seat of the truck too, grabbed one today without thinking and didn't get much out of it. :D Guess I just gotta be patient.
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« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2021, 10:34:35 AM »
It was 48 here yesterday still have snow cover. 21 this AM and sounds like we are headed to below zero and single digit highs starting Sat or Sun and threw next week. Time to stay close to the house shop and Garn and feeding that hedge. Sounds like everyone is going to get a taste of some cold next week. Everyone stay safe. 

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« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2021, 05:00:28 PM »
By the end of next week we will be down into the low 20's.  My firewood stash needed replenishing a bit so this morning I was off to the Cabin with my trailer.


 
My firewood is bucked to length and most of it was under the shed.  Some loss due to moisture and termites, but the majority is solid.


 
That should be enough to finish this year and make half of next year.


 
Yup, that will be enough to finish this year for sure.  :)  OK cold, bring it on!!  ;D
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« Reply #31 on: February 04, 2021, 06:01:58 PM »
Lynn, you are just killing me. That 'load' you've got there would last me about 2 days. Here is a photo of my shop wood pile shortly before I finished it. It is 3 rows deep and comes to about 5 cord.


 

 I have another pile, same size, for the house. I am concerned that my 10 cord total may not last through the winter season.
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« Reply #32 on: February 04, 2021, 07:06:26 PM »
Lynn, you are just killing me. That 'load' you've got there would last me about 2 days.
Whatdoyoumean?? ???  That is a 10' trailer with 14" sides, plus those two rows are full except for the tail end.  That's a buncha firewood that took me almost an hour to split.  ;D

You Glaciated Guys just don't know the misery that us Southern Rednecks have to endure.  The Weather Liar is even forecasting possible snow flurries next weekend.  :o


 
I remember back in 2017 it snowed so much that I even made a snowman on the deck. 8)



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« Reply #33 on: February 06, 2021, 05:10:32 AM »
Well, I've still got over 5 cord left for this winter, been burn'n since September, and 6 more on standby for next year. Hope'n I don't need to cut more until this fall for fall of 2022. 30F is not the same at -30F, but still takes wood or a big stack of blankets. ;D :D
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« Reply #34 on: February 06, 2021, 06:48:37 AM »
"Almost a foot of sunshine" absolutely broke me up. And is that a green lawn I see there? Probably only a couple weeks from mowing down there. Be a couple MONTHS before we even see grass up this way.  :laugh:

The past month has been more gray than sun around here. Some sunny periods, but seems like a long time since we actually had a real sunny da
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« Reply #35 on: February 06, 2021, 07:07:26 AM »
"A FOOT OF SUNSHINE"  :D :D :D :D :D

3-7 more inches forecast here for tomorrow. That's snow, not sunshine. :-[

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« Reply #36 on: February 06, 2021, 12:45:56 PM »
Down here (central AR) it doesnt seem as cold if there is ANY snow. Without it the humidity seems unbearably cold.

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« Reply #37 on: February 10, 2021, 07:54:39 PM »
72 the past couple of days but I loaded the insert up today.  Our forecast is for steadily dropping temperatures to a low of 18 Tuesday morning.  The sawmill is Winterized and I won't be doing anything but feeding the fire.
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« Reply #38 on: February 10, 2021, 08:32:49 PM »
72 the past couple of days but I loaded the insert up today.  Our forecast is for steadily dropping temperatures to a low of 18 Tuesday morning.  The sawmill is Winterized and I won't be doing anything but feeding the fire.
MM in anticipation of 18F temps Id be bringing in the lube jug and running 10 ounces of RV antifreeze through the pump.  At that temp you may be in need of a new lube pump.
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« Reply #39 on: February 10, 2021, 09:16:12 PM »
My lube jug contains -20 WW fluid & spindle cleaner, and I purged both pumps and lines with -100 RV antifreeze.  I believe that I will be OK.   ;)
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« Reply #40 on: February 10, 2021, 09:40:25 PM »
My lube jug contains -20 WW fluid & spindle cleaner, and I purged both pumps and lines with -100 RV antifreeze.  I believe that I will be OK.   ;)
Not being a chemist I have no idea what spindle cleaner does to the temperature rating of WW fluid.
Running RV antifreeze through the pump and lines has been good protection for me up here in the (per WDH) glaciated north.
Keep roasting those termites as you stay warm.
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« Reply #41 on: February 12, 2021, 09:23:58 AM »
This has been a colder winter for most folks in comparison to the last couple. 

Burned 6 cords last winter and already 6 1/2 this winter and that's seasoned Oak.
Been loading the boiler every 12 hours. 

I honestly don't know how some of ya'll do it up north with some of the temps I see posted. 
Our coldest night here in western VA this winter was 18*.

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« Reply #42 on: February 12, 2021, 09:34:00 AM »
I am happy to have a flicker in the insert.  fire_smiley  It's a 33 cold rain outside and I am inside.  
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« Reply #43 on: February 12, 2021, 09:34:58 AM »
It has been a mild winter here with Mondays snow being the first one that has stayed any length of time, very little frost in the ground and it all came out last week, this week has been the first week to stay below freezing this winter that I can think of.

I don't really keep track but would guess that I have burnt 1 cord of softwood and 2 of hardwood, mostly soft maple and yellow birch. (indoor wood boiler)

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« Reply #44 on: February 13, 2021, 07:56:20 AM »
Isn't it funny. Nova Scotia is having a mild winter and right next door in New England (at least where I am in central Massachusetts) we are in a deep freeze. This winter is colder than the last few for sure.

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« Reply #45 on: February 13, 2021, 08:58:51 AM »
Winter came late here in the U.P. It's making up for it now. -18 last night and around 40" of snow this month. My only heat is a small lopi woodstove and I'm down to burning hemlock slabs. House stays close to 70 even without adding wood during the night. Might go cut and split a couple of dead standing maples  today if it gets at least up to zero.

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« Reply #46 on: February 13, 2021, 09:09:20 AM »
Isn't it funny. Nova Scotia is having a mild winter and right next door in New England (at least where I am in central Massachusetts) we are in a deep freeze. This winter is colder than the last few for sure.
I'm just a few miles from the coast (I can see the bay of fundy if I stand on my roof) so our weather is often warmed up a bit by the time it comes here. It is not uncommon to get your weather here or similar a day later. In land or further north from me in Nova Scotia is usually colder in the winter than here.

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« Reply #47 on: February 14, 2021, 08:17:33 AM »
Yesterday morning on the way to work at 0500 it was -31F air temp and -45F windchill..... This morning felt like a heat wave at a balmy -24F on the way to work....  just a couple hours northeast of us at the Lake Metigoshe state park the actual air temp got down to -59.6F 2 nights ago.

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« Reply #48 on: February 14, 2021, 10:24:37 AM »
We have rain/sleet mix and 28.  I just put another stick of wood in the fireplace insert and made another cup of coffee.
 
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« Reply #49 on: February 14, 2021, 01:01:57 PM »
-6 degrees and going to church no problem.
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« Reply #50 on: February 14, 2021, 07:50:20 PM »
-59 is real, I've done -43  at a Lake of the woods Ice fishing camp,  not far away it hit -53. They had us wait a day they were worried the propane would quit flowing out on the ice for the fish houses.  We will get to -20 overnight here. Fire is burning.  

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« Reply #51 on: February 14, 2021, 07:59:40 PM »
-59 is real, I've done -43  at a Lake of the woods Ice fishing camp,  not far away it hit -53. They had us wait a day they were worried the propane would quit flowing out on the ice for the fish houses.  We will get to -20 overnight here. Fire is burning.  
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« Reply #52 on: February 15, 2021, 11:34:17 AM »
Our radar is showing that the precipitation has passed us leaving about 1 1/2" of sleet. We are at 24 degrees and a falling temperature forecast to be about 12 degrees in the morning.
 
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« Reply #53 on: February 15, 2021, 12:01:44 PM »
Minus 22 this morning and the wood boiler still have 1/3 of the firebox with wood and I have filled the firebox last night at 5pm and at 7am happy with that.  be able to make it threw the night and still have heat left in the system and able to refill and not have to be worried for the day.

Also house is at 72 degrees!  My workshop is at 60!  

my first year on the boiler and its getting a workout for sure!


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« Reply #54 on: February 18, 2021, 01:09:08 PM »
We are at 31 and no power due to the many frozen rain coated SYP limbs that fell during last evening & nights weather.  SYP limbs are not designed to hold the weight and snap off.  It was a devastating event and there are many roads closed and many thousands of folks without power.  They are reporting that 30% of our county is without power and 60% of the county where my property and Cabin is.


 
Here is part of what is in my front yard and that ain't snow, it's ice.  I am thankful that I made that last firewood haul from the Cabin because the fireplace insert is our only heat.  ;)
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« Reply #55 on: February 18, 2021, 10:04:19 PM »
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« Reply #56 on: February 19, 2021, 06:21:39 AM »
The other day it went down to -50 on My Hoopdee thermomator. Had the same one in it a few years & thats the coldest IV seen it. I went to plug it in & it was -49,went back to see if it hit -50. It was & I took 2 pic,first one -50 the second went back up to -49 & went up from there

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« Reply #57 on: February 19, 2021, 06:50:20 AM »
I feel for you Magicman. Ice storms are the very worst winter weather. We had a bad one up here in December of 08. No power for a week.
Good thing you have your insert Magic, I hope your wood supply holds out. Best of luck to you.

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« Reply #58 on: February 19, 2021, 07:23:05 AM »
You could probably get by with burning SYP limbs in your insert.  You should have a few  :).
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« Reply #59 on: February 19, 2021, 11:32:16 AM »
Danny @WDH tell us about your glaciated southern experience.
Are you in the plumbing business today?
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« Reply #60 on: February 19, 2021, 11:36:10 AM »
20F heat wave today, full sunshine. OWB will barely run today.

The vortex sure put a dent in the woodpile, lows in the -20 to -35 make for a hungry smoke dragon. Anyone selling firewood in my neck of the woods made some serious coin. 
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« Reply #61 on: February 19, 2021, 11:45:40 AM »
-59 is real, I've done -43  at a Lake of the woods Ice fishing camp,  not far away it hit -53. They had us wait a day they were worried the propane would quit flowing out on the ice for the fish houses.  We will get to -20 overnight here. Fire is burning.  
In January of '76 while in Seba Beach Alberta the word was one morning that the propane was froze in the tanks in some areas.  The following week there was a chinook and it was mud in the work area.
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« Reply #62 on: February 20, 2021, 12:19:15 PM »
We just got our electricity back on so the Central Heat is back.  The fireplace can now resume it's job which is supplying supplemental heat.  fire_smiley

It's 43 outside now and we are forecast to get to 54 today and 63 tomorrow.  The forecast is for the 50's & 60's all next week.

I have 4 customers ready and waiting for sawing so maybe I can knock one of them out next week.   ;D
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« Reply #63 on: February 25, 2021, 09:46:12 AM »
My firewood usage has gone flat.  ::)  The forecast is 76 Sunday.  :o
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« Reply #64 on: February 25, 2021, 12:03:07 PM »
from too cold to too warm (for me) in a few days!

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« Reply #65 on: February 25, 2021, 02:03:50 PM »
It got 10 degrees colder here, from 32 to 22F ;D But I have windows open in this solar heating situation, so the burning is minimum. In fact I can't even feel cold from the open window 3 feet away. 84F says the thermometer on the shelf. Love it! :D
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