Saturday coffee

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Richard S. On: Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:05 pm

DVC500_at_last wrote:
Yeah, you have to change your own time to EST (or whatever) in your profile. Strange. I would think the post would pickup the LOCAL time from your computer's clock.


That would require javascript or something too intrusive, directions here for adjusting time and for DST. the forum does not adjust for DST by itself:

Forum Time, Did you adjust for DST?
Richard S.
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Van Wert VA1200
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/Anthracite

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Freddy On: Sat Mar 28, 2009 10:47 pm

I'm Baaaaack! 13 hours of road time. Yes, it was 4 AM when I made breakfast, but what the heck...no one had supper ready for me? See if I share my new Chubby with you!

Ohhh, What a wonderful trip. My buddy John did the driving, I just laid back & wailed the pain drugs to me LOL. We had fun.... First stop, 120 miles south, a green Jotul 507. All's good, except the three top heat guards need replacing. The top is discolored some, but hinges are real tight, and shaker grates & pinion are perfect. We got the that certain point, that point after the worlds blackest coffee that his wife made, & I said "OK, make me an offer... Oh hey! It's me that's supposed to make YOU an offer." I offered $125, he accepted $130. It came with a bag of Blaschak. Right now you're probably thinking that was the best deal of the day. HA! The third stove we bought was the best deal, but I digress. The second stop was another 25 miles south. Another green 507. In some respects better, in others not, but this guy was tighter with his money. We settled on $270. It too needs work. It came with three bags of coal. I'm sure both will soak up a couple hundred in parts before they're ready to fire. Next stop... John bought a 300CC Kawasaki motorcycle. Asking $400, talked them silly and they caved at $200. While there, in the back of the garage an antique generator. A rope start Briggs engine, belt driving a 1,000 watt generator that look just like a 2 HP electric motor....$30. Off to Portland central just to look at a Chubby. I'd never seen one, now I have one! They were asking $300. It's in beautiful shape, even has the electric blower. It's bigger than I thought! We didn't express much interest, but neither had anyone else, and the wife needed it gone! They forced it down my throat by lubing it with a bag of coal and a price of..... I can't say... I gotta sell it and pay for my trip! Anyone need a nice Chubby? Saw an ad for an oil fired Super Store hot water heater. It was getting late & it was too far south. We could almost see the White House from where we were, but I did call the guy...he's going to be coming north in May & will bring it then for $150 if it doesn't sell before for $250. Ohhh, what a good day. One more stop! A guy with a rusty crusty bunch of stoves. One was a King of Heat. He wanted way too much and wouldn't budge a dime. I think he will own them for a lonnnng time. *phew!* Alrighty, let's call it a day.
Freddy
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: SMITTY On: Sat Mar 28, 2009 11:15 pm

SWEET! Sounds like I better day than I had.

I went fishing in central MA in a 7 mile long cesspool ............. & I caught an I. V. BAG. Might have caught a few other things too, but I've been washing my hands,,,,






Catch of the day.......all in a day's work! ;)
SMITTY
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Patriot Coal - custom built by Jim Dorsey
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III (not currently in use)
Coal Size/Type: Rice / Blaschak anthracite
Other Heating: Oil fired Burnham boiler


Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Devil505 On: Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:52 am

Devil505 wrote: whistlenut wrote:so he could be down near devil in a tank full or so.

Really!! :fear: :fear: :fear:




Freddy wrote:I'm Baaaaack! 13 hours of road time.


Thank God!!! (now I can un-barricade my front door by moving back all the chairs & funiture I had piled up behind it!!!) :fear: :eek2: :nana: :funny:
Devil505
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: TLC-2000

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: whistlenut On: Sun Mar 29, 2009 9:34 am

I figured that Devil would 'sandbag a mote' around his house and try to divert freddie with a 'HIGH WATER' sign. Funny how living high on a hill was a dead giveaway! :devil: :fear: :annoyed:

Oh well, the dream has died this weekend, but perhaps next weekend......devil, how many sandbags did you fill? 20,000?
Wouldn't it be easier to just say NO! Do you have to move them to get out of the garage, or are you sleeping in today?

Good shopping day freddie, and to come home with a "Large Chubby" really makes the trip worthwhile! Did you stop at the new coffee shop in Vasselboro on the way home or were you just too tired? :nono: :secret: :stretcher: :crutch: :beer:
whistlenut
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AA130's,260's, AHS130&260's,EFM900,GJ&VanWert
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Franks Boiler,Itasca415,NYer130,Van Wert
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Yellow Flame
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Alaska-4,Keystoker-2,
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Alaska,Gibraltor,Keystone,Vc Vigilant 2
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Van Wert, NYer's, Ford,Jensen.
Coal Size/Type: Rice,Buck,Pea,Nut&Stove
Other Heating: Oil HWBB

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Freddy On: Sun Mar 29, 2009 11:58 am

There's a new coffee shop in Vasselboro? Ohhhh, Now I have to go back. Next time I'm not telling when I'm going. Devil had better be prepared 24/7 to ward off the Fredster. I'll bet I can get past his system and shake his hand before fear wells up in his chest.
Pictures...pictures... not today! I forgot I loaned my camera out. It should be back tomorrow. I can do a pencil drawing if you like! ;) :) :)
Freddy
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: sterling40man On: Sun Mar 29, 2009 12:01 pm

whistlenut wrote:Did you stop at the new coffee shop in Vasselboro on the way home or were you just too tired? :nono: :secret: :stretcher: :crutch: :beer:


Hey! I've heard about that place but never seen it! Looks like you have Doug. :gee: :nono: :nana: :nana: :lol:
sterling40man
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker K6
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
Stove/Furnace Model: KA-6

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Freddy On: Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:55 pm

Here's pics of the treasures that we picked up.... the 507's...remember the good looking one is the worse of the two. Odd.

Oh, for those that care.. rebuilt Chubbys from the Chubby factory are $699 to $999 depending on this or that.

I discovered the grate that came with the Chubby is not a factory one...someone built it...and it's not that great a grate. :)
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: 009to090 On: Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:46 pm

Freddy wrote:Here's pics of the treasures that we picked up.... the 507's...remember the good looking one is the worse of the two. Odd.
Oh, for those that care.. rebuilt Chubbys from the Chubby factory are $699 to $999 depending on this or that.
I discovered the grate that came with the Chubby is not a factory one...someone built it...and it's not that great a grate. :)


Hey Fred, thanks for the pics!
BTW.... theres a car in your garage thats getting in the way of your coal hobby. Get it outta there! :D :D :D
009to090
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520 HighBoy
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: DVC-500 x 2
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Rice

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Freddy On: Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:52 pm

Once it stops snowing I'll make the wife park HER car in the driveway!
Freddy
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Poconoeagle On: Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:13 pm

hey Freddy, have ya had the pleasure of putting a clutch in that porkchop yet?

nice stoves! :)
Poconoeagle
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Buckwalter & Co. , EFM520
Stove/Furnace Model: No. 28 Glenwood 1880, Alaska

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Freddy On: Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:40 pm

Poconoeagle wrote:have ya had the pleasure of putting a clutch in that porkchop yet?


Not yet...and I hope it never needs one! I do have to get going on it. I'd like to get it running before summer.
Freddy
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: Poconoeagle On: Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:21 pm

the disc, p-plate, and t/o brg will make ya choke a bit. back in the day i remember them @ $750

the disc damper are rubber instead of springs. dont dump the clutch for a hole shot or you will just shoot the wallet! also they used to like to have the o-rings for the oilcooler fail, and since its in the pass side of the block, many a misdiagonoised head gasket due to oil in the water from those silly orings. another fun job! timing belts every 22k... ok enough car stuff. those Jotul's should clean up nice.
Poconoeagle
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Buckwalter & Co. , EFM520
Stove/Furnace Model: No. 28 Glenwood 1880, Alaska

Re: Saturday coffee

PostBy: SMITTY On: Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:46 pm

Freddy wrote: .........See if I share my new Chubby with you!




Looks like someone beat you to the punch Freddy! :P
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Patriot Coal - custom built by Jim Dorsey
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III (not currently in use)
Coal Size/Type: Rice / Blaschak anthracite
Other Heating: Oil fired Burnham boiler