7800 members!

Re: 7800 members!

PostBy: titleist1 On: Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:58 am

yep, the hauling and piling is where i am at.

loading & unloading are handled by the front end loader.

the only carrying going on here is the ash pan. :)
titleist1
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Harman Mag Stoker (old style) one in basement, one in workshop
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III on standby for long power outages
Coal Size/Type: Rice/Anthracite; Nut/Anthracite

Re: 7800 members!

PostBy: joeq On: Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:33 am

windyhill4.2 wrote:titleist1,you got that right,the loading & hauling wouldn't be so bad,just as long as the loading is a front end loader or auger/conveyer/hopper chute,but the digging might be similar to wood ..cutting/splitting/piling ,yep piling,we gave up stacking a few years ago,we now just pile it, sounds kinda like what you guys do with coal !!


Sounds like someone's "piling" it. (Where's my shovel?) :)
joeq
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Surdiac Gotha 513
Stove/Furnace Make: Oil fired
Stove/Furnace Model: Thermopride

Re: 7800 members!

PostBy: dcrane On: Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:36 pm

windyhill4.2 wrote:dcrane, i do like your idea of buying a mine , but does that mean each member has to dig/load/haul their own?? :shock:


Well... since the mine will surely be in PA... i say all you PA folks have to mine it toothy payback for having coal at 1/3 the price all these decades :punk:
dcrane
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Crane 404


Re: 7800 members!

PostBy: SMITTY On: Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:40 pm

Anyone calculate the moonbat-to-general-member ratio out of that 7,800? :woot: toothy
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: 7800 members!

PostBy: windyhill4.2 On: Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:44 pm

Pay will be good,benefits for Pa.miners to include free coal to heat with,sounds pretty good dcrane,thanks for the idea :D :lol:
windyhill4.2
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: 1960 EFM520 installed in truck box
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Crane 404 with variable blower
Coal Size/Type: 404-nut, 520 rice ,anthracite for both

Re: 7800 members!

PostBy: SWPaDon On: Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:12 am

windyhill4.2 wrote:Pay will be good,benefits for Pa.miners to include free coal to heat with,sounds pretty good dcrane,thanks for the idea :D :lol:

Count me in for 5 bodies. Myself, Wife, Son, DIL, and Grandson (he will need a smaller pick and shovel, he is only 3). :D
SWPaDon
 
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Clayton 1600M
Coal Size/Type: Bituminous. Labeled as 'Big Vein', about the size of acorns. Makes a lot of ash, but heats well and lasts longer than my previous coal.

Re: 7800 members!

PostBy: Carbon12 On: Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:42 am

I'm sure coal mining would be like painting,.....it's fun for the first hour then :mad: I'd give a try though. They have pick your own strawberries, why not mine your own coal? :lol: How hard could drilling and blasting be???
Carbon12
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker KA-6
Coal Size/Type: Rice/Anthracite
Other Heating: Heat Pump/Forced Hot Air Oil Furnace

Re: 7800 members!

PostBy: joeq On: Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:11 pm

Yeah. Right Hollywood does it all the time.

:blowup: :D
joeq
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Surdiac Gotha 513
Stove/Furnace Make: Oil fired
Stove/Furnace Model: Thermopride


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