fact or fiction?

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by FrankTheTank, Dec 19, 2004.

  1. FrankTheTank

    FrankTheTank Well-Known Member

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    I heard from one person(through the "grapevine") that the price of wood pellets(for pellet stoves) are going up 40% within a year.

    Another person(who sells pellet stoves) says that the price could actually come down due to there popularity.

    ANyone? anyone? 40% would be about $1/bag...I've been very tempted to buy one (i know 3 people who own them--very satisfied).
     
  2. Mastiff

    Mastiff Well-Known Member

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    Had one at the last house. I liked burning pellets but hated the sound of the fans running all the time. When power went out as it often does here we had to run the generator to use the pellet stove to say warm and that created more noise. If you live in the city or don't lose power a lot and don't mind the noise of the fans then it seems like one would work for you.
     

  3. uncle Will in In.

    uncle Will in In. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    My daughter has one used only one year that she doesn't bother to use any more. To expensive to opperate.
     
  4. comfortablynumb

    comfortablynumb Well-Known Member

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    my power bil for running electric baseboards all night adds another 200 a month to my electric bill....

    are they cheaper than 200 a month to run?
    if so I want one... or 2.