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Author Topic: Which OWB would you suggest?  (Read 935 times)

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Offline Wood Shed

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Re: Which OWB would you suggest?
« Reply #20 on: February 06, 2021, 05:57:35 PM »
I have had a CB 6048 for fifteen years with no leaks.  The set up I have now is not what I started with.  I did not see you say that your main motivation to get an OWB was to save money, that is good as many fail when saving money is their sole motivation.  You have gotten good advice so far and I will emphasize that having dry wood is essential which ever system you use, even the old smoke dragons like mine produce far less smoke when properly fed dry wood.

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Re: Which OWB would you suggest?
« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2021, 07:49:47 PM »
I agree with Wood Shed about money savings! If you buy a new OWB and then all the necessary stuff to get it up and running it will take more years than you probably think to show a profit, remember even if you cut on your own land like I do the wood still isn't free. Having said that I don't regret buying mine as I think the wood cutting is good for me and I just enjoy fooling with it.
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Re: Which OWB would you suggest?
« Reply #22 on: February 06, 2021, 08:49:32 PM »
I know I would have a lot more time if I was not cutting wood. But I sure do enjoy it. I feel I am making the woods better. 
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Re: Which OWB would you suggest?
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2021, 02:32:12 PM »

there is a Fed tax credit.
"26 percent of the purchase and installation costs for tax years 2021 and 2022; reduces to 22 percent of purchase and installation costs in 2023......The new Sec. 25(D) tax credit is for qualified models and installation and is at 26% throughout 2021 and 2022 before decreasing to 22% in 2023"

check with the manufacture if they financing such as 12 month same as cash.
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