Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

PostBy: hayseed On: Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:26 am

I am sitting on 275 Gallons of #2 heating oil (long story short, brand new tank, line filter and oil) the system I had went bad and is now ripped out and GONE!)

I have a harmon invincible stove (which really is a rock solid stove)
I would like to find a way to convert it to a drip oil stove, or even a wicked oil stove. I had an idea of installing parts from an old kerosene stove (the wick and baffles) Or find some way to set it up like on of those Torpedo heaters. my house is really cold, so fast help would be great.

-Seed
hayseed
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Harmon
Stove/Furnace Model: Invinsible

Re: Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

PostBy: coalkirk On: Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:31 am

Sell the oil, buy pellets. Trying to burn fuel oil in a pellet stove sounds like the beginning of a bad story that ends with your house being VERY warm.
coalkirk
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal

Re: Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

PostBy: SMITTY On: Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:34 am

Yeah ... TOO warm. :shock:

Or sell the pellet stove & the oil ... and buy a coal stove & coal. 8-) :idea:
SMITTY
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Patriot Coal - custom built by Jim Dorsey
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III (not currently in use)
Coal Size/Type: Rice / Blaschak anthracite
Other Heating: Oil fired Burnham boiler


Re: Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

PostBy: Wood'nCoal On: Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:47 am

sell the pellet stove & the oil ... and buy a coal stove & coal.

Yep.
Wood'nCoal
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: 1959 EFM 350
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Magnafire Mark I
Coal Size/Type: Rice and Chestnut
Other Heating: Fisher Fireplace Insert

Re: Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

PostBy: 009to090 On: Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:48 am

sell the pellet stove & the oil ... and buy a coal stove & coal.



What Smitty said ... :up: :idea: :up: :idea:
009to090
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520 HighBoy
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: DVC-500 x 2
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Rice

Re: Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

PostBy: Coalfire On: Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:52 am

I know oil is not really explosive but I thought this would be fitting in this situation :blowup:
Coalfire
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: DS Machine 96K btu Circulator
Coal Size/Type: Nut

Re: Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

PostBy: Poconoeagle On: Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:37 pm

That much oil holds a lot of cold in it and you could get rhumathizm if you sit on it!!! sell it!! buy coal!!

the drip thing and wick thing isnt practical to vent properly and feed air correctly to do it safely.... you could wake up COLD and Blue!! :cry:
Poconoeagle
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Buckwalter & Co. , EFM520
Stove/Furnace Model: No. 28 Glenwood 1880, Alaska

Re: Help - convert Pellet stove to oil stove.

PostBy: coalkirk On: Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:59 pm

Poconoeagle wrote:That much oil holds a lot of cold in it and you could get rhumathizm if you sit on it!!! sell it!! buy coal!!

the drip thing and wick thing isnt practical to vent properly and feed air correctly to do it safely.... you could wake up COLD and Blue!! :cry:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Or as I like to say....wake up dead.
coalkirk
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal