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Post Mon. Jan. 21, 2013 8:52 am

Next four days is gonna be chilly! Single digits and below. Crank em if ya got em. ;) That means you Sterling40Man and Michaelanthony, my northern Maine boys. Talking -16° :shock:

Got to relight the cookstove :x . Rookie move, refilling and shaking a low firebox :mad:


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Post Mon. Jan. 21, 2013 11:11 am

Our temps are dropping too but not as bad as you Mainers. My sons in laws live in Brule Wisconsin. Here's their forecast.
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Post Mon. Jan. 21, 2013 11:59 am

coalkirk wrote:Our temps are dropping too but not as bad as you Mainers. My sons in laws live in Brule Wisconsin. Here's their forecast.
brule weather.jpg
:shock: Wow!

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Post Mon. Jan. 21, 2013 4:23 pm

Just made a call for Buck ;)[/quote]

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Post Mon. Jan. 21, 2013 4:33 pm

OK, starting to feeeze my azz off... time to start dialing things up around here :box:

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Post Mon. Jan. 21, 2013 10:15 pm

600 Lbs up near the house, 3000 Lbs in the yard, 6500 Lbs in the "Coal Shed" we are good :D

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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 5:41 am

high of 11* low of 5* today, hasnt been this cold for a high temp all yr. good test for the boiler as we don't get much cooler than tonights lows shops stil 55, house 70, lovin it! :D :D

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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 6:20 am

7* here on the hill this AM--8---5 gal. pails filled & real handy. I hope the horses can figure out how to get into the feed shed & hay barn---I'm not goin out in this nonsense! :clap: toothy Supposed to get cold tonight :eek2:
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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 6:31 am

I just checked the temperature on the porch...there isn't one. :lol: Dead center on 0, but the NW wind is giving it some extra "bite" outside. Tonight/tomorrow morning is supposed to be the coldest of the week.

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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 7:26 am

331camaro wrote:high of 11* low of 5* today, hasnt been this cold for a high temp all yr. good test for the boiler as we don't get much cooler than tonights lows shops stil 55, house 70, lovin it! :D :D
That sounds pretty good Cam. What sizes are you heating with that "#6" ;)

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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 7:50 am

freetown fred wrote:7* here on the hill this AM--8---5 gal. pails filled & real handy. I hope the horses can figure out how to get into the feed shed & hay barn---I'm not goin out in this nonsense! :clap: toothy Supposed to get cold tonight :eek2:
Heck those horses got more sense than we do! They'll figure it out in a NY Min. ;)

We got the old Elberta Clippah coming our way for the next 5 days! -12° tonight! :shock:

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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 9:06 am

Just a little chilly at 0730 this morning.
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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 9:22 am

Damn Bob, I feel kinda balmy all of a sudden--
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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 9:33 am

YIKES!!!! I thought we were cold at 9 with about a 15 knot wind but minus 33 makes me glad we are where we are at in NE PA. It's currently 9 with a forcast high of 11. We have 72 in the living room with 65 in the upstairs bedrooms. Our little LL Econo1 blower is running heating the whole house. It is purring along at 500F measured by a magnetic contact thermometer just above the top door.

Momma is sitting in her rocking chair in front of the coal stove and the cat is asleep in her lap.

It's a Norman Rockwell moment. :D :D :D
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Post Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 9:53 am

Yeah Bob, that makes me feel all warm and fuzzy on the coast here too! ;) Sheesh a few miles inland and up stream!


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