Who's Got the Best Coal This Year?

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Post Tue. Oct. 19, 2010 8:33 pm

Superior coal I got last year wasn't that good compared to the year before.

So I got Harmony coal last Jan. and liked it.Less ash than Superior and ALMOST as much heat.

I have 2 ton of UAE left but my coal guy is gunna make a run for me soon.

WHAT'S THE COAL TO GET THIS YEAR

Cold in upstate NY
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Post Tue. Oct. 19, 2010 8:36 pm

Harmony.

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Post Tue. Oct. 19, 2010 8:45 pm

That was fast.

How about Summit?

Or Calvin V Lenig?

How's Sherman this year?

Any others
DON

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Post Tue. Oct. 19, 2010 9:00 pm

I'm not sure about any of those, I'll have to ask JC. I've bought from Lenig's in the past and it was very good. I'm just stuck on Harmony right now. :D

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Post Tue. Oct. 19, 2010 11:21 pm

How 'bout some nice Eastern Kentucky Bituminous Lump or Stoker coal @ 14,000+btu/lb and less than 5% ash :) I'll be burning a couple tons of each this winter.

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Post Tue. Oct. 19, 2010 11:47 pm

still looking for some place kind of close to me with good bit. .

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Post Wed. Oct. 20, 2010 9:03 am

Berlin wrote:How 'bout some nice Eastern Kentucky Bituminous Lump or Stoker coal @ 14,000+btu/lb and less than 5% ash :) I'll be burning a couple tons of each this winter.
I was thinking about trying some bit coal sometime but the transportation cost from KY may be more than I'm used to :shock: .
DON

I was also thinking about stove size coal.That's what my furnace is supposed to burn.

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Post Sun. Oct. 24, 2010 4:47 pm

Berlin wrote:How 'bout some nice Eastern Kentucky Bituminous Lump or Stoker coal @ 14,000+btu/lb and less than 5% ash :) I'll be burning a couple tons of each this winter.
Where do you get it?

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Post Tue. Nov. 02, 2010 11:57 am

I'm limited to only a few types of coal I can try because I am in Connecticut, but this year the Blaschak rice appears to be better than the last 2 years. I have had good luck in the past with it but had a lot of ash last year. Also, last year it seemed to be larger than what I thought rice should be. This year I'm barely getting a half ash pan full a day and last year I was near a full ash pan a day on a LL hearth. I would love to try UAE Harmony. Do they bag? I just found a source for Jeddo in CT I may try some this year. Anyone out there in CT looking to split a load directly from the mine?

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Post Tue. Nov. 02, 2010 4:13 pm

I ordered 4 ton of Blaschak rice this Oct. it burns great no problems also very clean with little amount of fines. The ash is white in color and it burns up leaving no unburnt coal.
I have been burning blaschak for 10 years and this seems to be the best.

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Post Wed. Nov. 03, 2010 7:22 pm

The 4 tons of lenig's I picked up last may seem to burning as good or better than Harmony and much less in the way of fines. It is really hard stuff nice and shiny.

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Post Wed. Nov. 03, 2010 8:15 pm

I have been buying Superior 4 years straight. A little bit ashy but consistently hot. Seems to be good quality.

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Post Thu. Nov. 04, 2010 1:49 am

I did not get any coal this year.
Delivery guys truck is broken{ Diamond.}..I'm running out of wood, hope he gets it fixed soon, :D

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Post Thu. Nov. 04, 2010 9:02 am

There are other people who have trucks...

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Post Thu. Nov. 04, 2010 10:33 am

I am a little confused, how are you guys judging one coal from another?

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