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rottingjohnny

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Mar 19, 2012 - 01:44pm PT
Bought it off this 80 year old miner living near the patriarch grove...J-werd...
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 19, 2012 - 01:45pm PT
HA!

:-)

Did he have a handsaw like Blanchard's grandfather's?

Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Mar 19, 2012 - 01:49pm PT
Water


Mountains

rottingjohnny

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Mar 19, 2012 - 01:55pm PT
Looked just like it E-Kat....It made a odd sound though....Yi , yi, yi...
Spider Savage

Mountain climber
The shaggy fringe of Los Angeles
Mar 19, 2012 - 02:05pm PT
+1 on the tamarack

snowshoed through a huge stand yesterday where i used to collect it for home heating near Troy, Idaho
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 19, 2012 - 02:06pm PT
Yi , yi, yi...

Yi , yi, yi...

Yi , yi, yi...

CRACK ME UP!

There are 2 people in the world who can do that right. . . you and Tracy (Eric Gabriel's wife). . . I can do it about 1/100 of the time. . . and when it works I laugh so hard, I wreck it!

:-)
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 19, 2012 - 02:11pm PT
+1 on the tamarack

No kidding. . . they blow me out. . . NEVER in my wildest dreams could I have imagined their VIVID bright green in the spring. . . totally fake!

2/3 of the forest around here are tamarack. . .

I am graced by tammy . . . for sure!

And. . . whoa. . . there's a Troy, ID, too. . . Troy, MT's not too far from here.
Forest

Trad climber
Denver, CO
Mar 19, 2012 - 02:18pm PT
Burning wood is carbon neutral (minus the fossil fuel carbon you release to cut and move it, of course.)

That carbon was recently (within the last 100 years) removed from the atmosphere. Putting it right back out there is a huge huge improvement over using gas or coal-fired electric heat, which takes carbon that was sequestered millions of years ago and releases it in the atmosphere.

On the other pollutants, it's pretty dirty, tho most modern wood stoves have emissions systems to cut way back on that.
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 19, 2012 - 02:39pm PT
photo not found
Missing photo ID#229450

This Jotul (from Norway) is pretty high tech. . . I bought the aftermarket combustion air intake manifold for it and it's plumbed to bring that air in from under the cabin.

The foot pedal on it is really cool. . . you walk up to it with an armload of wood, step on the pedal and it opens the top . . . then you stoke it, without having to put the wood down to deal with the door. . . VERY COOL. Plus the old dad who built this cabin put the return register for the forced air heating/A/C system at the top of the 2nd story. . . so all I have to do is turn on the fan, it sucks the hot air off the ceiling and distributes it through the ducting to the rest of the house.

LOVE IT!

It's a frikken mess, though. . . I have to be pretty anal about it or the greatroom can look like the barn, if I'm not careful!

:-)
Brokedownclimber

Trad climber
Douglas, WY
Mar 19, 2012 - 04:34pm PT
Wow!

You certainly have a VERY nice cabin! Good place to spend a winter.
Spider Savage

Mountain climber
The shaggy fringe of Los Angeles
Mar 19, 2012 - 05:20pm PT
Stoke it up. Snow coming.
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 19, 2012 - 05:26pm PT
Thanks, Broke. . . this is home.

:-)
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 19, 2012 - 05:33pm PT
photo not found
Missing photo ID#167793

Now, that's a woodpile!

:-)
Tobia

Social climber
GA
Mar 19, 2012 - 06:22pm PT
Mighty Hiker:

-40 for a week in these parts would take more than the pine beetles out; which might not be a bad thing considering how crowded it's getting.
zBrown

Ice climber
Chula Vista, CA
Mar 19, 2012 - 06:52pm PT
@eK@ (huh?) If ida known ... ida said it sooner ....

Second wood burner photo - those rocks coulda been drystacked!!

"Wished I was in Heaven Sittin' Down"

@chaz et al.

Here's a little tuber on a homemade stove.



Robb

Social climber
The other side of life
Mar 19, 2012 - 11:24pm PT
Hey Jaybro,
Wood that be Shy-Annie?
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 20, 2012 - 06:45am PT
photo not found
Missing photo ID#241550

Back there in the corner is a really cool handmade stove, It's the guts from an old water heater. It lived, for decades in Mammoth (as did I) and it came to Montana with me. . . it's the perfect heat source for the garage.
HighTraverse

Trad climber
Bay Area
Mar 20, 2012 - 01:05pm PT
eKat
you don't have NEARLY enough crap in that garage! Fence off a corner for your stash and rent the rest to a homeless guy in return for splitting and hauling your firewood.
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 20, 2012 - 03:04pm PT
you don't have NEARLY enough crap in that garage! Fence off a corner for your stash and rent the rest to a homeless guy in return for splitting and hauling your firewood.

Yeah. . . I'm sorta not into stacks of crap. . . less is more. . . but. . . I sorta like the idea of bringin' a "hand" on board. . . this place is a lot of work!

:-)
nita

Social climber
chica de chico, I don't claim to be a daisy.
Mar 20, 2012 - 04:02pm PT
I sorta like the idea of bringin' a "hand" on board

So that's where he went...guess he's heading to your place.

Look's like Neebee, Ron Gomez, Fatrad, and too tall, are worried ..he ran away...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpULPuINWwE
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