Timeline for the phase-in of the first DF520

Timeline for the phase-in of the first DF520

PostBy: stoker-man On: Mon Jan 17, 2011 6:11 pm

Looking over the records while doing some research, the last AP520 was sold on 11/8/77 and the first DF520 was sold on 3/15/78. I've been told that some of the first DF units had the round fire door which was probably left over stock from the AP inventory.
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove

Re: Timeline for the phase-in of the first DF520

PostBy: glenn harris On: Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:27 pm

I just sold a 1981 DF520 w/ a round fire door.

Glenn
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Stove/Furnace Make: EFM
Stove/Furnace Model: 520

Re: Timeline for the phase-in of the first DF520

PostBy: Rob R. On: Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:33 pm

I am a new owner of a 1981 DF520 with a square door.

-Rob
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM DF520
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 50-93
Coal Size/Type: Lehigh Rice
Other Heating: Dad's 1953 EFM Highboy

Re: Timeline for the phase-in of the first DF520

PostBy: stoker-man On: Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:34 pm

Thanks for the input, Glenn.
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove

Re: Timeline for the phase-in of the first DF520

PostBy: coal berner On: Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:35 pm

Seen and had hands on both round doors and Sq door 1980 DF Models also seen & had hands on 1981 round & SQ. door DF models. As well as 1 Non DF model 1981 My friend has one which about three years ago I asked Chris about but he did not have any info on it as well as a few more units I ask about. The EFM records are incomplete .

The earliest DF Model I had my hands on was 1979 round door 2 of them But Just seen a 1978 DF Model for sale .
I believe by late 1981 all 520 DF units where SQ door . The 1980 & 1981 year models came both ways they must of had left over parts.

My friends 1981 Round Non DF puzzle me as well as many other's I have talk to The only thing that makes any sense that it is Kirkland boiler top That might be the reason for not being a DF model Only ever seen 3 Kirkland boiler tops .
Who knows Not the first time EFM made or changed things out of the ordinary .
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Stoker Coal Boiler: 1986 Electric Furnace Man 520 DF
Stove/Furnace Make: Electric Furnace Man
Stove/Furnace Model: DF520