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 Post subject: Lighting the stove
PostPosted: Sat Feb 28, 2009 11:51 pm 
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After nearly an hour, I've finally managed to get my woodburner lit.
There's a bowl of porridge and a kettle on it, by the time the kettle boils I'll have dinner ready.
What a lovely feeling.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:38 am 
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firelighters... that'll do the trick :D


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I have just installed a multi fuel stove .

very expensive , but tonight we burnt our first log and it was really nice . :D


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:57 am 
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What did you get?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 8:07 pm 
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Ive a villiger c wood burner got it for less than £400 we light it every evening (apart from the very warm evenings) and pay nothing for the wood (dont tell the fat bas**rd brown he will try and tax that sort of thing)
mmm cosey warm :D

PS we use Tiger tim firelighters from sainsbury


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 8:55 pm 
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That one up there was custom built for my boat by a bloke who lived in a lorry in Devon.
Can't burn coal though, which is good because I can get free wood but bad because it won't stay lit all night. Still, people nick things like coal if you leave it on the roof of a boat. It got so bad for one of my mates, he started leaving bags of decoy coal with bits of magnesium in it on the roof. :twisted:


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Rather than tip cooking oil from roasties etc down the sink for it to congeal and go solid I keep a jar of it. Makes fire lighting a doddle. Soak a bit of kitchen roll in the stuff, pile wood/coal/whatever on top and light kitchen roll. It burns nicely and fire roars into life in no time.


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any chance of a pic of the insde of the boat chris ? im proper nosey :lol:


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perry wrote:
any chance of a pic of the insde of the boat chris ? im proper nosey :lol:


Lloyd, is it you?


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Got a STovax Huntingdon 25 .

it ios the liner , fittings etc which is expensive .

plenty of cheap ones on the internet , but did not fancy setting the house on fire .


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