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Re: GSBN:Strawbale size


I am having a little bit of a hard time imagining the look of these bales -
as different from the "old fashioned" bales (like we used on our house).
Can you explain why you think there would be more air leakage around the

Nehemiah Stone

> [Original Message]
> From: Bob Bolles Bob@...
> To: GSBN@...
> Date: 10/30/2006 2:15:37 PM
> Subject: Re: GSBN:Strawbale size
> On 10/30/06, Barbara info@...:
> <snip>
> >
> > Has anyone else used bales from a Massey Ferguson baler that feeds from
> > below? These have the cut sides on the top rather than on the side,
> > makes trimming much easier. (thanks for your contact on that one, Chug)
> Barbara,
> Bob Bolles here, San Diego, California, USA
> We are seeing more and more of them; Our Straw (and Hay) Broker/Trucker
> me that their cost is around half of what the others cost, and for that
> reason, all of the old ones will be phased out and replaced with the type
> with the cut side on the top.
> I am a little concerned that this configuration might cause increased air
> filtration along the grooves;
> Does that seem to be a valid concern to anyone?
> Regards~
> bb
> Bob Bolles
> Sustainable Building Systems, Inc
> San Diego/Southern CA
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