UAE...Worst Coal Ever!!!

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Post Tue. Feb. 01, 2011 12:38 pm

Picked up some bags of Blaschack coal and only to find rocks and fine coal mixed in been useing this coal for three years now and never had this problem....

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Coal Size/Type: Pea/Nut/Wood in the VC and anything that will fit in the Bucket a Day. It's not fussy.
Location: Girardville Pa.

Post Tue. Feb. 01, 2011 1:40 pm

Like I posted earlier I found the same thing with two bags that I bought just to check it out. What a mistake I made. I had to let the fire go out, shovel all the coal out of the hopper, use a spoon to scrape the fines/dirt/sludge paste clogging the feed throat. I'll never buy bagged balschak again. :sick:
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Post Fri. Feb. 04, 2011 10:19 pm

Today I was up by Ashland so I decided to swing threw Mt Carmel and try some Rice from the Harmony mine, Got 1580lbs about all I feel safe with hauling any distance in my Dakota. The coal looks good! Fair price! Now to Shovel it into my coal cart and give it a try will be for tomorrows to do list.

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Duengeon master
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harmon Mark III
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite pea and nut mix. Bituminous lump
Location: Penndel, Pa.

Post Sat. Feb. 05, 2011 4:46 pm

I ran out of free Craigslist coal. :( So I rented a u haul and went to UAE for some nut. They are very friendly people and I was out of there in 10 minutes. :D On the way home the trailer had a blowout. So I called the 800 # and they sent out a new tire in about an hour and 1/2.
I got home and unloaded. I returned the trailer expecting to be charged for a new tire since I didn't pay the 8 dollars for the insurance. Instead, they gave me half off the rental. :up: So here's the damage.

one trailer; $15

one tank of gas; $40

3080 lbs of UAE; $231

A four pack of Guinness; $8

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Coal Size/Type: Rice and Chestnut
Other Heating: Fisher Fireplace Insert
Location: Stillwater, New Jersey

Post Sat. Feb. 05, 2011 4:52 pm

I'm planning on another run out there next Saturday.
Heating a circa 1832 farmhouse with a Harman Magnafire Mark I & a 1959 EFM 350 (heating DHW).
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Coal Size/Type: Lots of buck
Other Heating: Slant Fin electric boiler backup
Location: Malta N.Y.

Post Mon. Feb. 07, 2011 11:28 pm

Just got back from my second run this week! The boys at the mine were all giddy about the coming snowstorm. :lol: Ran the front edge of the storm all the way home. Good trip, good coal, good country :D
I think a man does what he can, untill his destiny is revealed. Right now that is trying to sell my EFM plate boilers in 520 and 700 sizes.

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Location: newtown/zerbe pa
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Post Tue. Feb. 08, 2011 1:05 am

i was there today for the first time, got 1650 lbs in my 86 toyota and made it back here no problem....now that I know I can take 901 between lavelle and 81 with a load on, i'll get a ton next time hehe
burning up the last of the superior tonite, the alaska will need to be fed around daylight, the efm barrel in 2 days
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Stoked
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker K2
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Alaskan Channing III
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Location: Ashland, PA

Post Tue. Feb. 08, 2011 10:59 pm

Got another 1 1/2 ton today for my father. This summer I'm going to expand my basement bin to hold about 10 tons of beautiful black diamonds :D

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Post Wed. Feb. 09, 2011 5:13 pm

i'm liking it!
havent dumped the ash pan in the alaska since tuesday morning it's making ash cakes tho, but I don't see any unburnt coal at all. the efm I cut the air back and it's burning to a reddish whiteish powder

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Post Thu. Mar. 10, 2011 1:25 pm

I am in Connecticut... is there any place out here where I can get UAE coal? Do they bag coal? I would love to try it!! I burn Blaschack and get good heat but I seem to get a lot of ash. Last year I had more ash but this year seems a little bit better.

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