Hello every one last friday I went to my coal dealer and picked up a load of nut coal and I was talking to him about my franco belge stove and how much I liked it I have been burning nut coal in it because that is what the previous owner was burning and he had about a ton a half in the basement that came with the stove alls I had to do is lug it out for $400.00 for the stove and the coal, I think I got a deal
++++ but any way back to my question when I talked to my dealer like everyone else he is having a hard time getting nut (he was saying that the crusher was broken at reading) or where ever he gets his coal.He was saying that I should be burning Pea coal in this stove which I agree with him because the manual says that it the preferred fuel for this stove, so he gave me a bucket full of pea to try, so I did the only thing is I did not move the baffle plate down to the proper adjustment (because I did not want to let my fire to go out ) so I tried it Sat. night and when I got up Sunday morning the fire was about to die but luckly I was able to revive it and things went good the rest of the day and night Monday morning I shook it down and said cool this is going to work good, but when I got home from work that night and it was out
I could not belive it.
Could not adjusting the baffel cause this problem? (the only thing that I can see that it dose is puts more coal on to the greats) the stove seemed to act different as well it seem to want higher settings to keep it going, I also looked threw the manual and it gave me two position one on the bottom and one on the top and this was for pea coal when I first read the manaul I thought the high position was nut and stove coal.