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Anyone building Rocket Mass Heaters in Flathead Valley, Montana?

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Is there anyone in the Flathead Valley that is building, has built, or is planning to build a Rocket Mass Heater?

I live in Whitefish and want to find people in the area who are building RMH's. I have built one before and am super interested in helping out and/or sharing ideas with other folks who are interested in these beautiful contraptions.

hope to hear from you

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Location: latitude 47 N.W. montana zone 6A
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Hi Mike; I'm in sanders county ,trout creek, 2 hours south of flathead. I just got my first rmh up and running in the greenhouse about two months ago,I love it !! 20 degrees warmer than outside and no fire for 12-15 hours! One thing nobody mentioned was how easy these light up once they are warm ! I tell everybody i meet about rmh, its surprising how few can understand how innovative this is! My friends and neighbors thought that i was crazy, now they think that its pretty cool but... nobody else is building one! I guess you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink ! I think that the labor involved as well as the area needed scares alot of people off, to bad for them!
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Thomas Rubino : Mad masonry skills ! good looking job ! (don't let me highjack the thread !) BIG AL!
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