Any Info on Coal Stove - Classic Lion 076-16

Any info on Coal Stove - Classic Lion 076-16

PostBy: jkenny311 On: Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:58 pm

Anyone out there have any info on my coal stove? My house has a Classic Lion Coal Heater 076-16.

I have a primitive 2 page manual written in very broken English so I assume it was manufactured overseas. I believe it was installed in the 80's according to the CO for the flue installation.
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PostBy: jr2858 On: Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:05 am

I just picked 1 up at a sale. Ihave no paperwork or any info. Called numerous coal stove stores never heard of this stove. Are you using the stove and hows it working 4 u. Would it be possible to make copies of the paperwork you have and mail them to me, I pay all cost. The 1 thing I was told that it was made in France , don't if true.
Thanks Jon

PostBy: LsFarm On: Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:28 am

Hello jk, and jr, welcome to the forum.

The 'roof' heat shield or radiator surface makes this stove look like one of the Surdiac models. You can do a search for 'surdiac' and you may find some info.

For general help, take a couple more photos of the doors, the air controls on the doors or the stove body, the firebox and ashpan. This way we can get an idea of the way it is designed and be able to help you with it.

In general, get a good hot wood fire going, slowly add coal to the wood fire, untill you have a full bed of burning coal. Then add as much coal as you can, the deeper the bed of coal the better.

Shut off all air that goes above the fire, this air is for burning wood, open the air vent that feeds air under the coal grate. Adjust your heat ouput with this under-grate air.

Hope this helps, Greg L

Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Self-built 'Big Bertha' SS Boiler
Baseburners & Antiques: Keystone 11, Art Garland

PostBy: JiminBucks On: Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:34 am

I have one of those Lion's , same as the "Ambassor", it's from Belgion I believe, made by EFFEL.. I need to dig up the manuels, I have. Jim
Stove/Furnace Make: EFEL \ Franco Belge
Stove/Furnace Model: Classic Lion \ Normandie

PostBy: coal berner On: Tue Oct 23, 2007 5:16 pm

It looks alot like a Franco Belge but with a hood on it or one of these aswell as a Surdiac to
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Stoker Coal Boiler: 1986 Electric Furnace Man 520 DF
Stove/Furnace Make: Electric Furnace Man
Stove/Furnace Model: DF520

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