Richard S. wrote:That's a premium piece of anthracite, trouble is you may not get it to burn because it's so hard. If you got a whole load of that you'd be either pulling your hair out getting it to burn or be wishing every load was like that
Hmmmm. Maybe that's what I had a couple weeks ago. I loaded up the stove in the evening, no different from any other evening. An hour later I noticed it was burning hot, maybe 150 degrees hotter than I would expect. I kept checking the air inlet, looking at the gaskets, double-checking and triple-checking that the ash door wasn't jammed open. Still can't account for it, but I wish every load was like that!