CapeCoaler wrote:Does the 30-95 have a over fire air intake?
Cracking that will do the trick!
Wood'nCoal wrote:I wasn't paying enough attention to what I was doing. Dave (VigII) has personally seen me shovel in too much coal and then say "*censored*, it's going to blow up!".
Wood'nCoal wrote:I was standing in front of the stove at the time, right in front of the baro.
What a nice warm feeling...makes me kind of fuzzy....
NosmoKng wrote:My experience was the big Hitzer stove would pop when it was warm out. I learned not to open the draft up to get the fire going and then shut it down too quick with fresh coal. THe gases built up and one time shook the whole house and the stove was on a concrete slab! The baro damper would clatter. Scary. The new stove I'm getting, a DS Champion, has vents in the door. DS said you could actually put the fire out by opening them because it will defeat the draft through the coal. I wonder if there is a procedure to open them slightly when refueling to allow excess gas to vent? Has anyone heard of this technique?
After the big explosion I went searching for info and found out that stoves actually get blown apart by these explosions!
NosmoKng wrote:had one slow explosion that whistled through the door vents. Loaded up with coal and the fire went dormant - dont know if the draft is too light - its damp and raining outside with a high of 50 today
NosmoKng wrote:Fired up the new stove today - 8<... loaded up with coal and the fire went dormant - dont know if the draft is too light - its damp and raining outside with a high of 50 today - or if pea is too fine for my setup and I'll have to go with Nut so the fire can breath better. Seems like the draft is real good though but have to find the fine line between a roaring fire and a nice stable heat producer. Might not be easy.