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 Post subject: Drying Coal
PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:55 pm 
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My father picked up a load of wet coal today. He would like to know, is it worthwhile to dry it out before using it?


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 Post subject: Re: Drying Coal
PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:05 pm 
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never heard of this done before. itll dry out in the fire :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Drying Coal
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:58 am 
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Best thing to do is keep it damp. It helps keep the dust down. Its not going to hurt a thing if its wet at all, it burns just as good.

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 Post subject: Re: Drying Coal
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:39 pm 
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Thanks. Makes sense to me.


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 Post subject: Re: Drying Coal
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:52 am 
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Mike, I've never seen coal that wasn't wet. :?

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