Doing the "Eastern Kentucky Bit Shuffle" in Ohio !

Re: Doing the "Eastern Kentucky Bit Shuffle" in Ohio !

PostBy: Paisan On: Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:41 am

Does anyone know if I can burn eastern Kentucky coal in my DS? Will Kentucky coal burn in a stove that was made for anthracite?
Paisan
 
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Re: Doing the "Eastern Kentucky Bit Shuffle" in Ohio !

PostBy: wsherrick On: Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:13 pm

Paisan wrote:Does anyone know if I can burn eastern Kentucky coal in my DS? Will Kentucky coal burn in a stove that was made for anthracite?


Not very well. If your stove has some provision for secondary air then it might work okay.
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Re: Doing the "Eastern Kentucky Bit Shuffle" in Ohio !

PostBy: doc On: Fri Oct 28, 2011 3:26 pm

paisan you can but you would change the door and take the hopper out,i have the 1600 and burnt eastern kentucky coal all last winter with know trouble. I just got a ton of WV coal, I just burnt the first hand load of it had a few clickers something i hardly ever had with eastern kentucky what i did have the grates crunched up.
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Re: Doing the "Eastern Kentucky Bit Shuffle" in Ohio !

PostBy: Paisan On: Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:13 pm

doc wrote:paisan you can but you would change the door and take the hopper out,i have the 1600 and burnt eastern kentucky coal all last winter with know trouble. I just got a ton of WV coal, I just burnt the first hand load of it had a few clickers something i hardly ever had with eastern kentucky what i did have the grates crunched up.


I can take the hopper out, but what change would I need to make to the door?
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Re: Doing the "Eastern Kentucky Bit Shuffle" in Ohio !

PostBy: doc On: Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:27 pm

my door has over the air knobs.you would have to buy that door from DS machine
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Re: Doing the "Eastern Kentucky Bit Shuffle" in Ohio !

PostBy: doc On: Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:32 pm

paisan on Ohio check in you can see my door on page one
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Re: Doing the "Eastern Kentucky Bit Shuffle" in Ohio !

PostBy: Paisan On: Sat Oct 29, 2011 4:54 pm

doc wrote:paisan on Ohio check in you can see my door on page one


Cool, I'll call Coalway on Mon. and see how much a door like that cost. Thanks
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