Book That Might Help Newbies

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DePippo79
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Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwood Oak 40, Stanley Argand No. 30, Glenwood Modern Oak 114, Stanley Argand No. 20 missing parts.
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite. Stove and nut size.
Other Heating: Oil hot water.
Location: Hampton, NH

Post Sun. Sep. 01, 2013 6:55 pm

Just received a new book called Coal Heat by Schuler and Hull. Published in 1980, but the content still applies today. I like the 1980 prices though. $1.00/gl. for heating oil, cord of wood $95.00 and ton of coal $25.00.
I'm sure alot of the members know about this book, but here's a new post for recent members. I'm only half way through it and alot of the material can be found on the forum, but if you get sick of looking at a computer screen here you go. The book doesn't really get into the mechanics of maintaining a coal stove, but it's still a good introduction for someone contemplating heating with coal. You can get if off of Ebay or Amazon. Cost is the same as a high class cup of coffee. On a side note looking for a book on antique stoves no luck. Anyone know of such a book?
Happy Labor Day, Matt

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Location: Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Post Mon. Sep. 02, 2013 5:21 pm

Hi Matt, Thanks for posting the info on the Book, just what I was needing as I am now just trying to figure what size and type of stove for supplementing my heating here in Western MA. I just ordered the book from Amazon it was $5.95.
Thanks again
Bill Slater


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DePippo79
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Joined: Tue. Mar. 05, 2013 3:17 pm
Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwood Oak 40, Stanley Argand No. 30, Glenwood Modern Oak 114, Stanley Argand No. 20 missing parts.
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite. Stove and nut size.
Other Heating: Oil hot water.
Location: Hampton, NH

Post Mon. Sep. 02, 2013 5:28 pm

Hope it helps and welcome to a great forum. Best one on web. I think you'll find it addicting. Matt

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