Dutchman wrote:Is your coal damp? That might make it sticky and it will hang up along the edges. The only time my hopper had trouble emptying all the way, that was the culprit.
My coal usually falls straight down to the stoker from the front of the hopper, the corners and edges are always the very last to empty now that I think of it. I wonder if it's beneficial to let her run low and clean those corners out more often than I do?
Matthaus wrote:I just take the small coal shovel and heard the little black beauties toward the exit once in a while. Gives me a chance to go and look the stove over.