plumber wrote:Now that is COLD, the boiler is RUNNING. I've had to turn back the screw another turn, I did a quarter turn a day to keep burning coal from dropping into the ash pan.
plumber wrote:I'm thinking the boiler and my current coal don't agree. I had set it and forget it last year. Now I either have over 2" of ash at the end of the grate or hot coals falling over the edge, I can't win. I'm waiting at least a day inbetween adjustments, and only turning the screw 1/8 of a turn at once. I'm also getting what looks like half burned and unburned coal.
Flyer5 wrote:When is the last time you cleaned under the grate? You may have fines plugging the front holes.
Rob R. wrote:Any chance the screw is turning from vibration without your knowledge?