Here come the KINKERS!!!

Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: SteveZee On: Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:06 am

LsFarm wrote:Clinker?? That ain't no clinker!

Now these are CLINKERS: :shock: :lol:

Ha,ha,ha wow! I guess so! My clinker is embarassed :oops: . Well, consider that it came out if 10" round firepot! ;)
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: Dennis On: Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:49 pm

The other morning going to work at 6 am, I was passing thru Coatsville Pa. and at the steel mill there crossing the road was a big off road dump truck carring 3 huge pieces of glowing slag(i would pressume) it reminded me the huge clinkers.I wish I turned around and took a picture of the truck and the orange glowing load.
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: davidmcbeth3 On: Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:30 pm

I blame obama for my clinkers ! He's purposely putting them in .. I'm sure of it.
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: LDPosse On: Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:49 pm

I've been pretty lucky, I really havent had any trouble with clinkers. Got my first decent sized one the other day when it was real windy. The stove was really cookin', even with the MPD fully closed, and the primary air at only 1/2 turn.

This was with UAE Harmony nut that I picked up a couple of weeks ago.

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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:31 am

LDPosse wrote:I've been pretty lucky, I really havent had any trouble with clinkers. Got my first decent sized one the other day when it was real windy. The stove was really cookin', even with the MPD fully closed, and the primary air at only 1/2 turn.

This was with UAE Harmony nut that I picked up a couple of weeks ago.

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That's crazy! I've only gotten little ones that I'm able to grind up in the grates. I wouldn't even know how to remove something that size without letting the fire go out.
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: LsFarm On: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:34 am

And this, my friend, is why I recommend a Barometric damper on most instalations !! What if that wind came up while you were away for 8 hours?? and the stove 'got really cookin' while you were gone??

Just sayin'
Greg L

LDPosse wrote:I've been pretty lucky, I really havent had any trouble with clinkers. Got my first decent sized one the other day when it was real windy. The stove was really cookin', even with the MPD fully closed, and the primary air at only 1/2 turn.

This was with UAE Harmony nut that I picked up a couple of weeks ago.

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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: LDPosse On: Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:45 am

I'm On Fire wrote:That's crazy! I've only gotten little ones that I'm able to grind up in the grates. I wouldn't even know how to remove something that size without letting the fire go out.


The fire had burned down a lot more than I had anticipated. I just put my stove gloves on and grabbed it.
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: LDPosse On: Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:05 pm

LsFarm wrote:And this, my friend, is why I recommend a Barometric damper on most instalations !! What if that wind came up while you were away for 8 hours?? and the stove 'got really cookin' while you were gone??

Just sayin'
Greg L


Yes, this has been a concern. When I first installed the stove at the beginning of the season, I thought I'd be burning more wood, hence keeping the MPD. Of course, now I've got the coal bug, and I don't see going back to full time wood burning. I'm going to ride out the rest of the season with the current setup, and I'm looking to get a new stove and stove pipe, and baro for next year.
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:29 am

LDPosse wrote:
I'm On Fire wrote:That's crazy! I've only gotten little ones that I'm able to grind up in the grates. I wouldn't even know how to remove something that size without letting the fire go out.


The fire had burned down a lot more than I had anticipated. I just put my stove gloves on and grabbed it.


I've had my hand in the fire with my welding gloves on too. But not to remove anything, it's usually to put stuff in.
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: LudlowLou On: Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:15 pm

HELP....again!!!!!!!!!

New heating season, new problems. Once I learn one thing I encounter another.

went to shake and the stud on the end of the shaker grate broke right off....clean?

anyone with this type of stove Vogelzang, Noresman 2500 who burns anthicite have this problem?

These castings are from China. Maybe its heat, weight, or both.

Should I get this repaired? Buy replacement grates? Both.

Build a shallow coal fire? Don't mind a shorter burn time, or more tending. I just want predictability.

Thanks for everything NEPA..... I am grateful and will not give up. Will keep trying this and personalizing my coal burning performance. Got to.

Ludlow Lou
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: LDPosse On: Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:03 pm

LudlowLou wrote:HELP....again!!!!!!!!!

New heating season, new problems......


Lou - You might be better off to start a new thread on this, more folks will be able to see your issue :idea: :cheers:
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: SteveZee On: Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:16 am

I would start a new thread Ludlowlou. Those are rather cheaply made as you mentioned. That sucks and you will need to replace or repair if you are going to keep it. Running a shallow bed is not an option. You need to be a ble to fill the stove completely and shake it. You always want full capacity. You can run it lower for longer or hotter for less time but coal stoves always run best on a full load. You're thinking like a wood burner still. ;) It will pass.
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: SteveZee On: Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:16 am

I would start a new thread Ludlowlou. Those are rather cheaply made as you mentioned. That sucks and you will need to replace or repair if you are going to keep it. Running a shallow bed is not an option. You need to be a ble to fill the stove completely and shake it. You always want full capacity. You can run it lower for longer or hotter for less time but coal stoves always run best on a full load. You're thinking like a wood burner still. ;) It will pass.
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Re: Here come the KINKERS!!!

PostBy: rockwood On: Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:29 pm

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