Odor from Coal Storage Bin

Re: Odor from Coal Storage Bin

PostBy: LsFarm On: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:31 pm

No smell from coal in my experience..

But I'm concerned that you are planning on installing a Coal AND WOOD hand fired appliance..

Please share your intensions for what you are going to buy and install.. There are a lot of good coal appliances but few good wood and coal appliances.

PLEASE don't buy a US Stove product unless you have a desire to do a lot of tinkering to get it to burn right, and you must have a very good, tall chimney as well.

Greg L
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Self-built 'Big Bertha' SS Boiler
Baseburners & Antiques: Keystone 11, Art Garland

Re: Odor from Coal Storage Bin

PostBy: Bruce M On: Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:17 pm

I would be happy to share what I am thinking of buying and look forward to your comments on this. It will be installed in an open basement to heat the house from below, just trying to keep it simple. There is a dealer just 20 miles from.

5. DS Riteburn Basement Stove

Firebox: 16" x 27"
Size: 32"W x 44"H x 42"D
Oxygen afterburner
Righthand / Lefthand available
Weight: Approx. 700 lbs.
Standard 7" flue
UL Listed
170,000 BTU
Bruce M
Hand Fed Coal Stove: DS Machine 1627 basement stove

Re: Odor from Coal Storage Bin

PostBy: McGiever On: Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:25 pm

That stove is a modern clone of a 1970's Riteway #37.

The original Riteway had no spinners at all.
The spinners could be handy for limited usefulness sometimes. The bi-metallic temperature controller will do the majority of the job.
Spinners may help if burning wood or even soft coal, but for hard coal...maybe helpful only before shake downs & when recharging.

Overall should do a fine job burning anthracite or wood...one of the few stoves that will do both well.
Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
Coal Size/Type: PEA / ANTHRACITE
Other Heating: Ground Source Heat Pump
Stove/Furnace Make: Hydro Heat /Mega Tek

Re: Odor from Coal Storage Bin

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:47 am

DS Machine Stove makes a great coal stove...
Stoker Coal Boiler: want AA130
Hand Fed Coal Stove: DS Machine BS#4, Harman MKII, Hitzer 503,...
Coal Size/Type: Pea/Nut/Stove