gixxer wrote:checked the stove at 3 am and I had red coals on top. I could take my poker and push easily to the bottom. I'm assuming it shouldn't be that easy.
gixxer wrote:I shake it every 12 hours and dump the ash pan once a day. I shake only until some red coals fall through
gixxer wrote:One of my biggest questions is the bypass damper. should that be closed at all times and only opened when I feed the fire?