mkline wrote:If you open the front door and look straight down you'll see a space between your firebrick and the body of the stove.The Kodiak gets it's overfire air from the ashpan door.It's also a good idea to keep that area free of ash.I just use a shopvac to clean that area.
rberq wrote:When there is new coal giving off gas, air above the coal is needed to burn the gas. But after an hour or two, and the firebox is full of red coal with no flames, is that extra air needed? Or does it just carry more heat up the chimney?
Poconoeagle wrote:the slot on the back side of the hopper near the top is to allow circulation of air also.