Can Kentucky coal approach the properties of anthracite?

Re: Can Kentucky coal approach the properties of anthracite?

PostBy: pathdoc On: Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:03 pm

Berlin wrote:good eastern KY bit will burn easier, longer and with more heat and less ash than anthracite. good bituminous coal won't produce clinkers so that's really a non-issue, and KY coal is "free-burning" so it doesn't bridge or melt in the firebox. try it out, you'll probably love it, many people I know have actually switched from anthracite to good eastern KY bit coal at similar and even higher prices.

Where do you get good eastern KY coal? I live in RIchmond, KY
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Re: Can Kentucky coal approach the properties of anthracite?

PostBy: hman On: Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:26 pm

A good place to get good coal is in Wrigley,Ky.Which is south of Grayson,Ky.On rt #7&#711.That's were I've went this year.S.M.J is the name of the place.
hman
 
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Re: Can Kentucky coal approach the properties of anthracite?

PostBy: Wallyp On: Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:17 pm

Do you guys know if Kentucky Lump coal could be burned in a Heatmor Outdoor boiler - we are burning nut and stove anthracite now with excellent results in our Heatmor with 4 1/2 ft firebox
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