A cautionary tale

A cautionary tale

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Thu May 10, 2012 9:37 am

I know it has been said many times on this board but these things still happen. Mostly just a word to other newbies.

http://www.muncyluminary.com/page/conte ... l?nav=5036
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: LL AnthraKing 110K, Pocono110K,KStokr 90K, DVC
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 50-93, Jotul 507
Baseburners & Antiques: Red Cross Invader 2
Coal Size/Type: Rice, Chestnut
Other Heating: Heating Oil CH, Toyotomi OM 22

Re: A cautionary tale

PostBy: blrman07 On: Thu May 10, 2012 9:49 am

When they say reservoir bin I assume that he got a burn back into the hopper and had a hopper smoldering fire?
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Bucket a Day
Hand Fed Coal Stove: installing a VC 2310
Coal Size/Type: Pea/Nut/Wood in the VC and anything that will fit in the Bucket a Day. It's not fussy.

Re: A cautionary tale

PostBy: samhill On: Thu May 10, 2012 9:56 am

Good post, we can't be reminded too much to keep the chimney or as in my case direct vent clean & functioning properly.
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: keystoker 160
Hand Fed Coal Stove: hitzer 75 in garage
Stove/Furnace Make: keystoker/hitzer
Stove/Furnace Model: koker 160/ hitzer 75


Re: A cautionary tale

PostBy: freetown fred On: Thu May 10, 2012 11:25 am

Now that's a damn shame. Well put Sam---good post CN---lest any of us take safety maintenance for granted--it ain't rocket science, it's about gettin off your ass & makin sure your system is safe!! Chimney, gaskets, etc.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: HITZER 50-93
Coal Size/Type: BLASCHAK Nut/Stove mix

Re: A cautionary tale

PostBy: KLook On: Thu May 10, 2012 5:47 pm

And I would assume there were no detectors operating in the home. Cant have enough of them.

Kevin
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF 3000
Coal Size/Type: rice, bagged, Blaschak
Stove/Furnace Make: Harman (Back In Maine)
Stove/Furnace Model: VF 3000

Re: A cautionary tale

PostBy: sterling40man On: Thu May 10, 2012 6:15 pm

Sad
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker K6
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
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