American Premium Coal, 4 Tons Delivered

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American Premium Coal, 4 Tons Delivered

PostBy: jrn8265 On: Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:17 am

Well, I just had 4 tons delivered of it.

I have very little options given my distance from the breakers.

They may have improved as the rice is nice and shiny with large rice bits with what looks like no dirt and maybe one tiny twig per bucket.

Looks beautiful but hope it burns the same!

I am going to be burning it through my stoker until next wednesday when I officially shut down for the season. Will be interesting to see how it burns and will report back on how it is for those interested. Only 170 a ton.
jrn8265
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker Koker
Stove/Furnace Model: Koker 160

Re: American Premium Coal

PostBy: stovepipemike On: Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:41 am

Please follow up with the report since a lot of us are wondering just what if any coal would make a decent replacement for Harmony.I am trying but not making much headway at this point. Thanks Mike.
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Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
Stove/Furnace Model: KAA-2

Re: American Premium Coal

PostBy: McGiever On: Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:14 pm

Opinions have begun to come in...South Tamaqua Coal Pockets vs American Premium
McGiever
 
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Coal Size/Type: PEA / ANTHRACITE, NUT-STOVE / ANTHRACITE
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Re: American Premium Coal

PostBy: jrn8265 On: Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:33 am

Update: My new batch of American Premium Coal is burning fine in my Koker stoker. Now that it is dry on top I can see that it is quite clean. No problems!
jrn8265
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker Koker
Stove/Furnace Model: Koker 160

Re: American Premium Coal

PostBy: stovepipemike On: Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:27 am

Thanks for the follow up,good to know. Mike
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Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
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Re: American Premium Coal

PostBy: McGiever On: Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:25 am

Does American Premium Coal have their own strip mining operation...or are they just a coal broker buying from where ever they get the best deal?

If they broker coal, the consistency will never rival what used to come out of the Harmony Mine. :(
McGiever
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: HARMAN MAGNUM
Hand Fed Coal Stove: RADIANT HOME AIR BLAST
Baseburners & Antiques: OUR GLENWOOD 111 BASEBURNER "1908"
Coal Size/Type: PEA / ANTHRACITE, NUT-STOVE / ANTHRACITE
Other Heating: Ground Source Heat Pump
Stove/Furnace Make: Hydro Heat /Mega Tek

Visit Lehigh Anthracite