Who's Still in the One Match Club?

Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: lsayre On: Sat. Mar. 03, 2012 9:21 pm

lsayre wrote: I vote to grant you the first timers honorary Mulligan match. Even though you lost it on day two I think you deserve the full pride of being in the one match club. You've done a super job!


Thanks Freddy! Well appreciated!!!

But Freetown Fred is also right about my always knowing the truth of the matter.
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: wilder11354 On: Sat. Mar. 03, 2012 9:35 pm

let me see.... dumped coal out shaker one time, during second week, my 1st year burning coal I didn't use a second match to light it second time. Used propane hand torch. Guess thats not a match is it? :oops:
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Harman SF260 Boiler
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: freetown fred On: Sat. Mar. 03, 2012 9:49 pm

My God, a damn democrat. :clap: toothy
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: fastcat On: Sat. Mar. 03, 2012 10:00 pm

I'm still in and the book of matches has plenty in it so I'm good to light next year.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 50-93
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: Body Hammer On: Sat. Mar. 03, 2012 10:55 pm

I'm still in! At this rate, that large bag of cowboy will last about four more years! :-)
I'm about six bags into my third pallet of Blacshak.
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: Body Hammer On: Sat. Mar. 03, 2012 10:56 pm

freetown fred wrote:My God, a damn democrat. :clap: toothy

LOL!
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: bksaun On: Sat. Mar. 03, 2012 10:58 pm

Still in, this hitzer will idle at 150 degrees with the slide closed all the way for over 36 hrs.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Hybrid, Gentleman Janitor GJ-6RSU/ EFM 700
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Coal Size/Type: Pea Stoker/Bit, Pea or Nut Anthracite
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Sun. Mar. 04, 2012 12:39 am

Still burnin'...
Shoulda' stuck with the Pea...
Been burning it all winter because it has been so warm...
Had a few bags of Nut to kill...
Then it goes into the mid 50's for a few days...
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: Jim Blauvelt On: Sun. Mar. 04, 2012 7:31 am

Not to proud to take the mulligan. Fire went out once in january. First season burning coal. I am thrilled. November to april on 2 tons of nut. Haven't burned a drop of oil all winter.
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Stove/Furnace Make: Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: Mark II

Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: Chuck_Steak On: Sun. Mar. 04, 2012 11:27 am

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Coal Size/Type: mostly nut, sometimes stove, Santa brand
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Stove/Furnace Model: Mark III

Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: captcaper On: Sun. Mar. 04, 2012 12:03 pm

windago wrote:one match from October. this year was weird. house temps are in the 75 to 85 range. I had to use the window damper lots of times. once had all the windows open for half the day just to keep the house at 80. it was 32 out side that day. I all most thought of getting a smaller stove. I said all most. I hope this year will be the last year for the hand fired. finally going to a coal boiler. although I will not sell of the Harman just yet. this summer will be the learning curve for the boiler, just for DHW. so if I can keep it running for the summer I should have no problems firing it for the winter. besides I don't want to run in to problems that I have to fix when its cold out side. gremlins are always going to show them self's when you least expect it.

sitting here in shorts and a tee with the window open. man I love coal! :up: :verycool: :smoke:


Burn Pea...It works for those mild temps..My MkIII feels like it is out during the day it burns so slow but never goes out. At night I open it up. I used to open windows too. No more.
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: Vangellis On: Sun. Mar. 04, 2012 7:59 pm

Was doing fine until about 3 weeks ago when the grates got stuck. Cleaned it out and started up again.
Still better than I used to do, thanks to tips from the forum. :up:

Kevin
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Olix Air Flo
Coal Size/Type: Nut
Stove/Furnace Model: Hudson Wood/Coal Burning

Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Sun. Mar. 04, 2012 8:02 pm

Not me. I lost that privilege when I changed the gaskets on the stove. But some would argue that I was never in the club anyway;because I burned some wood earlier in the season.
I'm On Fire
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: DS Machines DS-1600 Hot Air Circulator

Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: freetown fred On: Sun. Mar. 04, 2012 8:23 pm

This is not a political discussion where nobody has a clue who's saying what. toothy It's from your first coal burn till the end of the season. ;)
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: HITZER 50-93
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Re: Who's Still in the One Match Club?

PostBy: Lightning On: Sun. Mar. 04, 2012 10:05 pm

I guess apparently we need a defintion of the one match club lol :idea:
Heres what I've come up with -

One Match Club : /noun/ A group of supreme beings who have maintained the same fire which was started at the beginning of the heating season. This fire must never have become completely extinguished, purposely or accidently. Any means taken to revive a dying or nearly dead fire, weather it be CPR, draft induction, wood kindled back to life is acceptable. Please don't throw kerosene on it though. :shock: The heating season usuaully, but not always, spans from mid October to mid April, depending on location..

There.. Simple and to the point.. Feel free to elaborate :P
Maybe next year I can be one of the elite few :notworthy:
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