Blaschak Coal

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Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: freetown fred On: Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:09 am

BLASCHAK dropped their prices this year significantly--be mad at your dealers, not BLASHAK
freetown fred
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: HITZER 50-93
Coal Size/Type: BLASCHAK Nut/Stove mix

Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: Dave On: Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:11 am

plumber wrote:This years bags are super wet! I'm getting a real excess of water out of each bag, enough to put the fire out. Anyone have tips to get the water out without dumping the coal out?


I really doubt this came from Blaschak Bagging plant. I am impressed how this is set up. Out of the three places I dealt with, this one is the best practical set up for bagging
Dave
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Alaskan
Stove/Furnace Model: Stoker

Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: titleist1 On: Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:40 am

freetown fred wrote:BLASCHAK dropped their prices this year significantly--be mad at your dealers, not BLASHAK


FF is correct. My dealers highest price per ton last year was $215 bulk picked up. this year it is $185 for the same. nice to have a dip in price!!
titleist1
 
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Coal Size/Type: Rice/Anthracite; Nut/Anthracite

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Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: tcalo On: Sat Sep 21, 2013 9:00 am

Only 2 dealers in our area, we are screwed. I was planning a trip out to PA to pickup a load of coal, but it wasn't worth the expense. I wouldn't be saving much. Still cheaper than oil...barely! The best part is it's home grown fuel... :up:
tcalo
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Chubby Coal Stove
Coal Size/Type: Nut Anthracite

Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: Bootstrap On: Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:15 pm

You must be paying out what wazoo for coal because at $285/ton its cheaper than natural gas for me, and hugely cheaper than oil heat.
Bootstrap
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Hitzer
Stove/Furnace Model: 30-95

Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: anthony7812 On: Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:30 am

Any else notice blaschak's ash content significantly lower this year? I'm shaking half as much ash as I did with last years coal. This years blend or at least the batch I purchased back in august is far superior quality than last year.
anthony7812
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: VanWert VA 400
Coal Size/Type: Buck/Nut/Anthracite

Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: lsayre On: Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:46 am

anthony7812 wrote:Any else notice blaschak's ash content significantly lower this year? I'm shaking half as much ash as I did with last years coal. This years blend or at least the batch I purchased back in august is far superior quality than last year.


I'll be transitioning from 2 year old Blaschak to this seasons Blaschak sometime in December. Hope I get the same results as you!!!
lsayre
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (It has been fixed!)

Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: dcrane On: Sat Nov 09, 2013 5:47 am

anthony7812 wrote:Any else notice blaschak's ash content significantly lower this year? I'm shaking half as much ash as I did with last years coal. This years blend or at least the batch I purchased back in august is far superior quality than last year.


I only burn nut coal (so idk about their rice)... I notice clean, shiny, dry coal that burns like a dream! as I've said previously in some other posts "IDK if they hit a good vein or what this year" but after comparing Kimmels, Reading, some generic "no-name" stuff from lil'peach, and some others. DiRenzo is probably second best. The price however is hard to deal with around here (best I could find thus far is $6.50 per bag at Hanson Coal & Oil) :mad3: I need to buy this stuff direct somehow :taz:
dcrane
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Crane 404

Re: Blaschak Coal

PostBy: Rob R. On: Sat Nov 09, 2013 8:18 am

Coal characteristics can vary from load to load, and season to season. The guys at Blaschak do their best to blend from their different sources and put out a consistent product. I always found their nut coal to be excellent.

Hey Doug, maybe it is time to start looking for a country home...one with a yard that can handle a 70' tractor trailer.
Rob R.
 
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