Linda Ferzoco on tue 27 dec 05
Thanks for the info about the costs of LPG vs. NG, etc. Are you saying that it costs in excess of $50 to fire the 10 cu ft. kiln to cone 10 using propane?
I'm confused about the costs you cite: at one point you mention $2/gallon, then later $4.59/gallon. Please clarify.
Millard Balfrery wrote: At $2 a gallon
another $160 for seventy gallons of propane and $125 to certify my 100 gallon
tank. The kiln will fire to c11 but I have only used it for firing raku. It
takes about three hours to get to c6 as the walls are very thick and consumes
10+ gallons of Propane at $4.59 per gallon from Amerigas. I think twice before
firing, once the heat is reached it takes 20-30 minutes to 1900 degrees again.