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Old 12-07-2018, 11:48 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Think of it as a glimpse into our near future.
In the picture I was actually burning piney spruce type lumber scraps.
Steam coal or anthracite would burn a lot cleaner than that.
I get 500 lb of anthracite for Christmas.

If I could get out to one of the coal mines on the other end of the state I could buy coal for about $30 a ton from the mine.
A ton of anthracite is around 24 to 25 million BTUs.
I could heat my house with coal for less than $200 for the whole heating season and have some left over.
1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.
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