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Forum: Yurt Living 02-22-2016, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

disintegrate lol Thnks for the post.
Forum: Yurt Living 02-14-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,518
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

IMO, if you have the money, go ahead and just buy the insulation. aerect the yurt, insulate it witha proven maerial, and boom, done. Aside from money, the only reason to dink around testing and...
Forum: Yurt Living 02-13-2016, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Forum: Yurt Living 11-22-2014, 09:03 AM
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Views: 19,518
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

I've read where folks living in a tipi during the winter will dig a trench from the outside of the lodge to the firepit, and cover it so that an outside air supply is directed to the fire. Outside...
Forum: Yurt Living 11-21-2014, 06:40 PM
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

My stove sits in the middle of my yurt. I never thought about 'make up air' from outside the yurt. For sure I'm thinking about it now. I'm thinking if you have a centrally located stove, you might be...
Forum: Yurt Living 03-25-2014, 10:59 PM
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

Jake, if you opt for the 24' yurt, and live in a bitter cold climate that regularly hangs at zero and below, I'm thinking you will be firing that wood stove all day to keep it toasty in there. Alot...
Forum: Yurt Living 01-30-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

I installed a wood stove in my 16'er. The wood stove is too small for my uninsulted, unsealed yurt. To make it warmer where I usually sit, and nap lol, I installed a canvas tarp over a frame erected...
Forum: Yurt Living 01-18-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,518
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

Wow! I'm definitely impressed by that. Thanks for posting that detail.
Forum: Yurt Living 12-20-2013, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

Regarding condensation, I have 17 oz double fill canvas cover, and 12 oz Home Depot painter tarp walls, so condensation isn't an issue. My yurt is real primitive. If I actually lived in the yurt full...
Forum: Yurt Living 12-20-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Forum: Yurt Living 12-19-2013, 07:59 PM
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Views: 19,518
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

The stove I'm using is of a small fireplace 'insert' style, airtight design, approximately 1.5 cu ft firebox, and rated at 27K btu wide open. It will not begin to heat my uninsulated 16' yurt when...
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