Coal burning has begun for 2007

PostBy: europachris On: Mon Oct 29, 2007 10:04 am

I had to let the Keystoker go out last night. The house was at 72 and kept climbing, even with the stove just idling. It got up into the upper 50s yesterday. Of course, the wife baking most of the afternoon helped the stove along nicely...

Even with no stove running and the furnace turned off, the house only dropped to 65 this morning and it was about 34 degrees when I got up. Not going to need to burn much until it gets a little colder.

Stove/Furnace Make: EFM 350/Iron Fireman
Stove/Furnace Model: Custom bituminous burner

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PostBy: CoalHeat On: Mon Oct 29, 2007 10:10 am

I guess that's one of the benefits of a newer, well insulated house. No such luck here, this old barn gets chilly fast when the temp. goes below 30!
Stoker Coal Boiler: 1959 EFM 350
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Magnafire Mark I
Baseburners & Antiques: Sears Signal Oak 15 & Andes Kitchen Range
Coal Size/Type: Rice and Chestnut
Other Heating: Fisher Fireplace Insert

PostBy: BinghamtonNY On: Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:00 am

Been reading for awhile. First post in a long time.Finally fired up the Magnum yesterday.. Had some lows in the high 20's lastnight. I guess my "season" has begun..
Stove/Furnace Make: Harman Magnum Stoker

PostBy: coal berner On: Mon Oct 29, 2007 2:53 pm

Well I finally got to fire up the stove at 11:55 am this morning got down to 33f last night and woke up to a 51f house :o So I had to start it up Now this
Realman / Manly mans house is at 72f and climing So now this MANLY MAN is much Happier :) The stove will stay lit until spring keep warm everyone :twisted:
coal berner
Stoker Coal Boiler: 1986 Electric Furnace Man 520 DF
Stove/Furnace Make: Electric Furnace Man
Stove/Furnace Model: DF520

Off and running!

PostBy: byrdy11 On: Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:14 pm

I fired mine up last thursday! It's running great! I've had to make some minor adjustments to keep the house cooler at night (70 is too warm!) but otherwise all is well. Thanks to everyone for helping me with all my start up issues :oops:
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: keystoker 90
Coal Size/Type: rice

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