Coal bag freezing?

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Post by Soccer918843 » Wed. Oct. 12, 2022 10:16 am

Anyone else store there coal bags outside? I cover mine with a large tarp but when it comes time to use I pull about 10 bags at a time and they are all frozen rock solid and have to transfer into a tote in the house to thaw before moving into the stove?
Thinking about building a coal bin for outside to shovel into a bucket and transfer in but I’m worried it will all be frozen as well?

 
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Post by freetown fred » Wed. Oct. 12, 2022 11:41 am

I keep my BLACHAK NUT COAL in 3 bins outside--bulk & bags--never had a problem & I'm in central NY.--I'm bettin you use p-coal or rice-coal???????????? OR--you're gettin really wet bags???

 
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Post by Soccer918843 » Wed. Oct. 12, 2022 11:52 am

Blakshak rice coal


 
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Post by nut » Wed. Oct. 12, 2022 1:08 pm

Back in the day I used to store my nut coal outside and it never froze. I put a tarp over it and the delivery water would evaporate or drain away. Your bags must be containing the water.

 
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Post by Rob R. » Wed. Oct. 12, 2022 1:25 pm

I have had the same problem. Rice holds more moisture than larger sizes like nut. If you can store the pallet under cover with the outer stretch wrap removed, that helps a lot.

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