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Post Thu. Jul. 30, 2009 6:58 am

I prefer the larger size.
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Post Thu. Jul. 30, 2009 9:30 am

Wood'nCoal wrote:I prefer the larger size.[attachment=0]DSCN0178.
That reminds me of this. http://www.stomptokyo.com/badmoviereport/reviews/ ... olith.html

The guy I used to buy coal from in Middletown used to have two monsters out in front of his place. He would take one to the Durham Fair and people would try to guess it's weight, within 10 # and you would win a ton of coal. He never did pay out IIRC. One was in the 3200# range, he told me when he retired. That is a BIG chunk of coal!
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Post Thu. Jul. 30, 2009 12:27 pm

Jason B wrote:Nice picture! I'm assuming that's anthracite coal.

I did find a place that sells it with many different sizes available.

http://www.direnzocoal.com/ourproducts.html
They are a coal breaker like most coal breakers you can get all 8 or more of the standard size Athracite coal .
You can go to any coal breaker and buy coal for landscaping .That is about all their coal is good for Landscaping
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Heating house & water with a 1986 electric furnace man DF520 using buckwheat Anthracite coal

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Post Thu. Jul. 30, 2009 10:06 pm

coal berner wrote:That is about all their coal is good for Landscaping
LOL.
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Post Mon. Aug. 03, 2009 1:22 pm

Coal Berner,

Your comment about our Anthracite product is not true. Anthracite used in landscaping represents the smallest fraction of our customer base. By far, our largest group of customers consists of home and business owners that burn Anthracite for space heating. Other uses of Anthracite Coal are listed on our website as follows:

http://www.direnzocoal.com

Please contact us with any questions reagarding Anthracite Coal and its uses.

DiRenzo Coal Co.
Pottsville, PA
800-676-4743
http://www.direnzocoal.com

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Post Tue. Aug. 04, 2009 5:43 pm

DiRenzoCoalCo wrote:Coal Berner,

Your comment about our Anthracite product is not true. Anthracite used in landscaping represents the smallest fraction of our customer base. By far, our largest group of customers consists of home and business owners that burn Anthracite for space heating. Other uses of Anthracite Coal are listed on our website as follows:

http://www.direnzocoal.com

Please contact us with any questions reagarding Anthracite Coal and its uses.

DiRenzo Coal Co.
Pottsville, PA
800-676-4743
http://www.direnzocoal.com
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Post Tue. Mar. 30, 2010 5:05 pm

Thinking about tackling this again this summer. My question is, is this coal black? From all thepics I see, it seems to look more grey in color. I want a deep black look... Thanks in advance.

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Post Tue. Mar. 30, 2010 6:01 pm

pocono that looks really good, and if you ever run out of coal you will always have a back up supply :!: :D
burning pea coal from harmony mine, picked up in my 2002 Pontiac "Coalfire"

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Post Tue. Mar. 30, 2010 6:11 pm

brckwlt wrote:pocono that looks really good, and if you ever run out of coal you will always have a back up supply :!: :D
thats what I thought!! 8-)
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Post Wed. Mar. 31, 2010 9:03 pm

Kuntz's and sons has coal, it is in the hershey/hummelstown area. They sell blaschak and superior of all sizes. You can go bag it yourself weigh vehicle in weigh out, or have it delivered.

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Post Thu. Apr. 01, 2010 2:32 am

Ohh, that's close to me. I'm in Harrisburg...

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Post Thu. Apr. 01, 2010 9:52 pm

Yup, that is why I put that up there, they are a good place to deal with and they have good pricing too.

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Post Wed. Jun. 16, 2010 7:07 pm

eelhc wrote:http://www.mulchdye.com/

Just rake up the old mulch and other lawn waste and even out and dye it. Should give it longer life.
Have you used this Mulchdye?

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