Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: franco b On: Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:21 pm

Now you see why executives make the big bucks. All that mental stuff is exhausting. Don't let them promote you at McD.
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:45 am

So it's early morning and it's 'fess up time.

I've been to Maine many a time and have close and dear friends at Bar Harbor who own the biggest marina on the island. Hiking up Cadillac mountain and the Arcadia forest in general was a blast as was sailing with a bunch of guys that seems bent on self destruction was to say the least exhilerating. The real reason for dodging the trip was much more mundane.

Our summer barn help a wonderful older lady who knows how to work is laid up with a serious thumb/hand injury, perhaps for ever. She was sitting in the Firestone room waiting for tires to be fitted when a lady drove her SUV into the room at an estimated 30 mph. Yep, of course she was texting but of course denies it but the police have nailed her. Linda is pi$$ed and I am sure will sue, her hand was the size of a grapefruit. My summer student help, met a girl and took off to fish on a lake in Wisconsin (or something). Just as well as he was just about useless anyway and a committed Obummer follower. So my boring busy summer just got infinitely worse and really I can't spare the time.

Yeah, right franco, I made an executive decision... ;) but the arrival of my new stoves will the high spot of my year. When I tell people that I get a very strange look.

My chiropractic visit was interesting. He reset my left ankle (I slipped off a tractor), right knee (bad pain), back (L5 was a mess again), left shoulder as 4 ribs were out and my neck cracked a million times (too much mowing). I need to join the 11 million on disability. Oh well, it's 5AM and the horses need breakfast and then they will chit again..... He said next visit he is charging by piece work. :)
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Pancho On: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:54 am

REAL nice score. Good on ya and all the super sleuths involved.

The NEPA pics/video of stoves in action will be ROCKIN' this fall (way late fall...hopefully).
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Pancho On: Sun Jun 29, 2014 10:26 am

So.....is the goal one stove per ton of coal you burn?. :D
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Sun Jun 29, 2014 5:06 pm

Well Pancho, that all depends. Firstly as my HO CH boiler is about go the back up for coal is coal. I was inspired by a visit to skips place. Many good very efficient stoves set on very low. That means once a day tending and no electricity. It's an experiment and if I freeze to death assume it was a failure.
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Sunny Boy On: Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:26 pm

Don't know what your worried about Simon. We just got back from our weekend trip to the wilds of western Maine. Didn't see bear, moose, or even a ferocious rabbit. :shock:

However, there is one less Glenwood stove in Maine after we left. :D

Paul
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Pancho On: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:26 pm

coalnewbie wrote:Well Pancho, that all depends. Firstly as my HO CH boiler is about go the back up for coal is coal. I was inspired by a visit to skips place. Many good very efficient stoves set on very low. That means once a day tending and no electricity. It's an experiment and if I freeze to death assume it was a failure.


....nuff said.

BTW....where do you stand with a coal cooking stove?. The more and more I see the cooking stove threads....the more and more I want one. And when I picked up my stove from Wilson, his cook stove was running (on wood) and it was warm out....and the house wasn't hot like I thought it'd be.

Good stuff and if it doesn't work out and your do indeed freeze to death....you won't need all that coal. Just give a weeks notice before you throw in the towel and i'll have a rig there to pick up what you no longer need. toothy
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Pancho On: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:28 pm

Sunny Boy wrote:Don't know what your worried about Simon. We just got back from our weekend trip to the wilds of western Maine. Didn't see bear, moose, or even a ferocious rabbit. :shock:

However, there is one less Glenwood stove in Maine after we left. :D

Paul


You NY folks are sittin' in a good spot for burning coal....near the fuel source and near the source of stoves (for the most part).

How long was the trip to Maine?
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Sunny Boy On: Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:08 am

Pancho wrote:
Sunny Boy wrote:Don't know what your worried about Simon. We just got back from our weekend trip to the wilds of western Maine. Didn't see bear, moose, or even a ferocious rabbit. :shock:

However, there is one less Glenwood stove in Maine after we left. :D

Paul


You NY folks are sittin' in a good spot for burning coal....near the fuel source and near the source of stoves (for the most part).

How long was the trip to Maine?


We did it in stages. The fiancée has a house in Saratoga Springs. My place to her's on Friday - that's 2-1/2 hours. Then from there to western Maine and back on Saturday - 5 hours each way. Much shorter route, but slow, one-lane back country roads with lots of hills. Vermont and New Hampshire have some very slow speed limits and lots of cops on the roads! :shock: Then back to my place Sunday.

Was nice to get back to NYS where the speed limits are 55 instead of 35-45 out on many open stretches of roads. :roll:

We guess that if we went straight from here in central NYS, through Mass, and turn north before Boston, it would have been about 8 hours. Works out about the same distance Simon would have gone to get the #8. However, the temptation to turn south and go to Wilson's instead would have been too great ! :D

Paul
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Pancho On: Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:33 am

Sunny Boy wrote:
We did it in stages. The fiancée has a house in Saratoga Springs. My place to her's on Friday - that's 2-1/2 hours. Then from there to western Maine and back on Saturday - 5 hours each way. Much shorter route, but slow, one-lane back country roads with lots of hills. Vermont and New Hampshire have some very slow speed limits and lots of cops on the roads! :shock: Then back to my place Sunday.

Was nice to get back to NYS where the speed limits are 55 instead of 35-45 out on many open stretches of roads. :roll:

We guess that if we went straight from here in central NYS, through Mass, and turn north before Boston, it would have been about 8 hours. Works out about the same distance Simon would have gone to get the #8. However, the temptation to turn south and go to Wilson's instead would have been too great ! :D

Paul


I hear that. I know I wish I would have had more time to kick around his place and the surrounding area but.....they just put Mass too far away from Michigan. :x
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:07 am

Exciting news (for me), Wilson Skip is preparing the expedition to traverse to Hudson, Me to pick up my #8 stove on the 17th. Yippee.
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Pancho On: Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:49 pm

coalnewbie wrote:Exciting news (for me), Wilson Skip is preparing the expedition to traverse to Hudson, Me to pick up my #8 stove on the 17th. Yippee.


.....gotta be like a kid during the week of Christmas. Gettin' closer.

BTW, if you don't like it for some reason (too big, too much heat, too pretty), lemme know and I'll come fetch it. :P
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:54 pm

BTW, if you don't like it for some reason (too big, too much heat, too pretty), lemme know and I'll come fetch it. :P


It's good to know someone is watching my back. Correction, it is waaay more exciting than Xmas.
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: Pancho On: Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:11 pm

coalnewbie wrote:
BTW, if you don't like it for some reason (too big, too much heat, too pretty), lemme know and I'll come fetch it. :P


It's good to know someone is watching my back. Correction, it is waaay more exciting than Xmas.


Anything to help a brutha out. :D

Pics, pics and a few more pics would be most excellent when she lands at your 70,000 sq ft palatial estate. :up:
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Re: Glenwood #8 and Ernest Shackelton

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:42 pm

The 17th is when it gets to Rochester MA at Wilsons, I hope. Then according to the condition depends what we do from there. When it gets home pics I promise.
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