Close Call...

Re: Close Call...

PostBy: cabinover On: Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:59 pm

Place that flat round piece on the ground under your lawn mower tire. Then get yourself a long pipe wrench and put a little pull on those tangs. If that doesn't work a BFH will do wonders.

I'd probably just go with Freddy's approach to this problem though and set it in place, then drill a hole through both the thimble it fits in and one of the tangs. Then it's simple to put a bolt through it and make sure it never goes anywhere unless you want it to.
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Other Heating: LP Hot air. WA TX for coal use.

Re: Close Call...

PostBy: BigBarney On: Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:06 am

Does the inside of the flue pipe have some clips welded in the flue?

If so the baffle goes in and is turned to lock it in and then a pin goes

in a hole to keep it from falling out.The baffle blocks the direct path

to the flue and helps keep the heat in the stove.



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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: valley trash On: Tue Jan 12, 2010 4:17 pm

No clips, although that would be nice. I managed the other night to bend two of the arms on the baffle out a good bit and shoved the baffle back up in there. Im pretty sure its not coming out any time soon. Definitely going to have some recommend some changes to the guys who make the stove. Heres a pic of how its supposed to be.

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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: cabinover On: Tue Jan 12, 2010 4:38 pm

Good job!
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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: valley trash On: Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:26 am

cabinover wrote:Good job!


Thanks man. :flex: It took two strong arms, some debauchery and a hammer. Easy to bend they were. Surprised i was. Confident i am of the set up, hhhmm?
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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: freetown fred On: Mon Jan 18, 2010 4:37 pm

Alan,you just described all the houses in Freetown--if not for some funding that council on the ageing got--we'd still have single pane
no74falcon wrote:I can't believe I'm sharing this with everyone but here it goes... Growing up, my parents and I lived in an old farm house. So bad that when you looked in the knot holes of the clapboard siding, you could see the back of the tounge and groove pine that was in the living room. Single pane windows w/ no storms. Just reminding everyone that we are central NY. Anyway, the house had a really nice fieldstone fireplace and a wide, block chimney with another flu for the old fuel oil furnace we never used. Dad had bricked in the fireplace and inserted a thimble, and built the stone hearth out to put a woodstove on it. We used a square Shenandoah woodstove that vented out the side, and once a month, Dad would send me outside at night to "watch for anything hot landing on the roof." He would have that stove so hot, trying to burn anything out of that chimney, there would be a faint, blue flame shooting out the top, the sides of the stove would be a little red (and eventually very warped), and the section of pipe going into the thimble would be bright orange. I dont ever remember him replacing it. Now if I was you, it probably wouldn't hurt to replace it to make you feel a little more at ease. I'm sure it's fine but for what the pipe costs, I certainly would.
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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: freetown fred On: Mon Jan 18, 2010 4:41 pm

valley trash,how many times did you watch the movie Serenity
valley trash wrote:
cabinover wrote:Good job!


Thanks man. :flex: It took two strong arms, some debauchery and a hammer. Easy to bend they were. Surprised i was. Confident i am of the set up, hhhmm?
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: HITZER 50-93
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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: murphyslaw On: Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:34 am

On a side note, I love firefly and serenity.


I would like some more feedback on your stove. Need to figure out how big of one I need and what those guys charge. I'm very handy and would most likely make a few mods before install. I'd say maybe start a review thread in the Alaska forum.
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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: valley trash On: Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:41 pm

murphyslaw wrote:On a side note, I love firefly and serenity.


Hells yea, me too. Gimme a day or two and ill set up a review thread with links and stuff. In the meantime though if you need to know anything about the ROMAX just lemme know. I could take more pictures of it and give you the specs for it and all.
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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: offcoursey On: Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:47 am

Would it have helped tame the fire if you would have put a couple of shovelfulls of ash on the coal? Just wondering. Wouldn't that have slowed the burn in a hurry? If so, should I keep a supply of ash near the stove?
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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: lowfog01 On: Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:10 am

offcoursey wrote:Would it have helped tame the fire if you would have put a couple of shovelfulls of ash on the coal? Just wondering. Wouldn't that have slowed the burn in a hurry? If so, should I keep a supply of ash near the stove?


Yes, that would have slowed the fire. Rather then keep a supply of ash near the stove, I have a 10 pd bag of baking soda I got at Costco just for that purpose. I've never had to use it thankfully but it's there just in case. Lisa
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Re: Close Call...

PostBy: murphyslaw On: Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:56 pm

The few times I have made the drive out to see Rick, they closed shop 20min early. Doors locked and lights off. I was P!$$ed
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