Where Do You Get Your Bituminous Coal and a Going Price?

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Lightning
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Post By: Lightning » Tue. Oct. 09, 2018 8:33 pm

What unit do you burn that in? What size is it? Stove size or smaller?

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Post By: Rob R. » Wed. Oct. 10, 2018 9:09 am

Lightning wrote:
Tue. Oct. 09, 2018 8:33 pm
What unit do you burn that in? What size is it? Stove size or smaller?
stoker size. He burns it in a Gentleman Janitor stoker under an EFM boiler.

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Post By: Lightning » Wed. Oct. 10, 2018 10:13 am

Thank you Rob :)


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Post By: bksaun » Thu. Oct. 11, 2018 7:01 am

Lightning, I have a hitter 503 insert that does well on it if your careful and am the proud new owner of a Legacy sf270 boiler, that I am currently installing.

I used to burn it in a gentleman janitor, but getting it sized small enough 3/4” was getting to be a real problem, so I will clean it up and sell it and hope I like the new legacy boiler.

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Post By: PolarLight » Mon. Oct. 15, 2018 2:18 pm

Guys, does anyone know where I can get bituminous in NY, around Watertown, Alexandria Bay, Syracuse? I am hunting for a good coal in these areas.

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Post By: McGiever » Mon. Oct. 15, 2018 3:04 pm

You want a pallet full or a tractor trailer full?


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Post By: PolarLight » Mon. Oct. 15, 2018 3:28 pm

Tractor trailer full....I need bituminous coal that doesn't bake (ash doesn't smelt). Because gonna use it in stroker.
Perhaps, smarter would be buy a pallet first and try....

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Post By: Fat King Coal » Tue. Oct. 16, 2018 9:56 pm

Its been posted long before, but today i got my trial ton of Bit from HMZ Coal in Portage/Cassandra, PA. I paid $120 picked up including tax for a half Pittsburgh nut and half Indiana (PA) nut load , but he has a great little place. A very large selection of Bit and carries two large, popular anthracite brands. Once i pulled in i immediately recognized the smell from growing up in Altoona and a more so from a few years spent up in DuBois for college. Im not a very good (experienced) judge, but i had blue ladies in less than an hour on my first coal fire of my life, in a custom burner i bought just last week, so im guessing its pretty good? Or you guys are pretty good teachers, I REALLY appreciate this thread, it has taught me valuable information beyond locations and has been educational and instrumental in probably saving MUCH more money than already planned. Thank you.

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Post By: Volatile » Tue. Nov. 27, 2018 11:22 pm

Swenglish and sons near Smithfield, pa have run of the mine bit coal for $75/ton bulk...burns pretty good for stripped coal. Think they have rice and nut coal for $90-100/ton as well.

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Post By: corey » Mon. Dec. 03, 2018 3:50 pm

Got 3.17 tons of KY lump $100 a ton delivered today.

From Mountain Energy Resources Norton VA.

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