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ShawnTRD
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Post By: ShawnTRD » Mon. Jun. 12, 2017 5:56 pm

Who else is buying coal when it's 95 degrees outside?

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Post By: CoalHeat » Mon. Jun. 12, 2017 9:47 pm

I did--last week.
Gonna get cold again, seems to happen ever year.
Plus I don't really like cold showers.

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Post By: freetown fred » Mon. Jun. 12, 2017 10:02 pm

I got 86 bags of BLASCHAK nut sittin over to my dealer's yard, picked up 80 already. Just keepin my stash up. :)

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Post By: gaw » Mon. Jun. 12, 2017 11:39 pm

I'll be getting some within the next few weeks, gotta make hot water.

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Post By: warminmn » Tue. Jun. 13, 2017 9:00 am

Those that buy coal in 90 degree weather and keep it covered well wont be coming here to complain about wet coal this winter :yes:

I might still get more but I have enough for next winter already, bought in April I think. :D


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Post By: 2001Sierra » Tue. Jun. 13, 2017 12:37 pm

warminmn wrote:Those that buy coal in 90 degree weather and keep it covered well wont be coming here to complain about wet coal this winter :yes:

I might still get more but I have enough for next winter already, bought in April I think. :D
I am all set as well, but eyeing some broken and leftover bags at TSC, going to try to get a deal :yes:

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Post By: KingCoal » Wed. Jun. 14, 2017 6:07 pm

Jack from the Old No. 9 mine just mentioned to me that he received and unloaded 6 tons of LUMP anth. this week or last that he cracks down to stove / nut or lower i guess, as RELAXATION after a days brick work !! :o

guys with that much fire in 'em should be able to start the stuff up just by looking at it. :yes:

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Post By: StokerDon » Wed. Jun. 14, 2017 7:35 pm

The best time to get coal is when it's hot outside! If you wait til it gets cold, you might be waiting a little longer than you would like.

-Don

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Post By: Den034071 » Wed. Jun. 14, 2017 8:09 pm

Guys talked to Lehigh guys .Fellow told me weReally Process the coal extra Clean as things at work are slow .Buying coal now is extra clean an sized properly since there Is No Winter Rush Demand .Take heed guys Buy Now jack

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Post By: franpipeman » Thu. Jun. 15, 2017 7:38 am

6 tons 194 delivered circa june 1


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Post By: buffalo bob » Thu. Jun. 15, 2017 2:51 pm

Den034071 wrote:Guys talked to Lehigh guys .Fellow told me weReally Process the coal extra Clean as things at work are slow .Buying coal now is extra clean an sized properly since there Is No Winter Rush Demand .Take heed guys Buy Now jack
bought a tri axel load last year {lehigh} dont have to worry for three or four more years...good stuff ...

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Post By: plumberman » Thu. Jun. 15, 2017 10:02 pm

lehigh has awesome :D :D prices with what i had left over should be good for next 3 years.

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Post By: LehighanthraciteMatt » Fri. Jun. 16, 2017 6:18 am

Den034071 wrote:Guys talked to Lehigh guys .Fellow told me weReally Process the coal extra Clean as things at work are slow .Buying coal now is extra clean an sized properly since there Is No Winter Rush Demand .Take heed guys Buy Now jack

Im not sure who you talked to from Lehigh, but we try to run a clean consistent product all year around. We do not run slower in the summer months.

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Post By: freetown fred » Fri. Jun. 16, 2017 6:55 am

Hmmm, gotta run with the yard guys myself! Yep, ya got good coal/prices as other yards do. Don't get crazy behind it. ;)

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