A Little Too Much Wine, and OUCH!

Modern and vintage hand fired coal stove are similar to a wood stove and in some cases can burn either. They need to be regulated and fed by hand usually every 12 to 24 hours depending on your usage. They require no power to operate making them ideal for rural settings with long power outages.
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63roundbadge
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Stove/Furnace Make: Alaska
Stove/Furnace Model: Kodiak
Location: Lehigh Valley PA

Post Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 9:14 pm

My DW and I were on our 2nd bottle of wine after a great dinner last night, and I needed to tend the Kodiak. I stepped up on the hearth, and made a slight miscalculation and viola-I lost my balance and caught myself by grabbing onto the 325 degree side of the stove.

OUCH! :shock:

It branded me in the shape of the corner area. I must have pulled off it quick enough though, after spending 15 minutes under cold running water it didn't blister. Had to finish the wine so I could sleep.

So let me coin a phrase, "Wine and Coal do not mix..."
"There's a fine line between good conversation and irreparable damage"

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Coal Size/Type: Rice/Anthracite
Other Heating: Heat Pump/Forced Hot Air Oil Furnace
Location: Harrisburg, PA

Post Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 9:23 pm

Yeah,....coal stoves and beer seem to go better together,......wine is best left for a roaring fire in the fireplace. :D

What's a DW???
No matter where you go,......there you are.

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Post Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 9:32 pm

Carbon12 wrote:
What's a DW???
DW=Darling Wife. The one who reminds me of the 'dirty coal stove' while standing in front of it to get toasty.

All kidding aside, she's great at tending the Kodiak also. When I had some surgery, she maintained it flawlessy without complaint for over a month.
"There's a fine line between good conversation and irreparable damage"

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Post Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 9:39 pm

How sweet! Yeah, my DW gives me a lot of dirty looks when she asks where I'm going and I tell her I'm heading to "engineering" to check on things. She likes the cheap heat, however!
No matter where you go,......there you are.

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Stoker Coal Boiler: Patriot Coal - (custom built by Jim Dorsey, Taunton MA - RIP 4/18/13)
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III (SOLD!)
Coal Size/Type: Rice / Blaschak anthracite
Other Heating: Oil fired Burnham boiler
Location: West-Central Mass

Post Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 11:15 pm

63roundbadge wrote: .......................
So let me coin a phrase, "Wine and Coal do not mix..."
Yeah, neither does whiskey ....
The laws that forbid the carrying of arms...disarm only those who are
neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. ...Such laws make things worse
for the assaulted and better for the assailants, they serve rather to
encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with
greater confidence than an armed man."

- Thomas Jefferson, quoting 18th century criminologist Cesare Beccaria in "On
Crimes and Punishment."

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Coal Size/Type: Buck/Anthracite
Location: Colley,Pennsylvania

Post Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 11:39 pm

You ladies this a burn wound.
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SMITTY
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Patriot Coal - (custom built by Jim Dorsey, Taunton MA - RIP 4/18/13)
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III (SOLD!)
Coal Size/Type: Rice / Blaschak anthracite
Other Heating: Oil fired Burnham boiler
Location: West-Central Mass

Post Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 11:40 pm

Yeah ... but that was my FACE.

:woot: :nana: toothy
The laws that forbid the carrying of arms...disarm only those who are
neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. ...Such laws make things worse
for the assaulted and better for the assailants, they serve rather to
encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with
greater confidence than an armed man."

- Thomas Jefferson, quoting 18th century criminologist Cesare Beccaria in "On
Crimes and Punishment."

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Post Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 11:43 pm

SMITTY wrote:Yeah ... but that was my FACE.

:woot: :nana: toothy
Ever have a tube in your throat to breathe ....? Nothin beats a a good 30 day coma snooze, you wanna talk about morning breathe :lol:
Anthony

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Location: Factoryville, Pa.

Post Fri. Dec. 20, 2013 12:34 am

Now I remember why I quit drinking all those years ago. ;)

Well, things like that and a bad case of the Irish flu. :P

Kevin
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