Warm morning 523 lighting

Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: gasman052 On: Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:25 pm

I am new to using a coal stove and recently purchased a warm morning 523 and I am expieriencing a great deal of trouble lighting it
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Stove/Furnace Make: warm morning
Stove/Furnace Model: warm morning 523

Re: Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:26 am

Hi gasman and welcome. this video is of a different stove but if you follow this advice you will be good.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ako2m5K_uM

Your decision to heat with coal is a smart idea, you will not regret it. However, if you search warm morning you will find a ton of good posts and great info and lighting is just one of the steps to knowledge. You will see a section under hand fired stoves and that is the best place to put your posts. Warm Mornings are fine stoves, LOL.
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Re: Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: lowfog01 On: Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:29 am

Good morning, I don't know a lot about a Warm Morning Stove. Let me rephase that, I don't know anything about a Warm Morning Stove in particular. Have you used the search button in the upper right hand corner. When I did that a minute ago for Warm Morning, a couple of postings came up. Even more come up for lighting a coal stove. There are many methods but I like using "match light" charcoal. I layer the entire small bag on the grate and then I put on a thin layer of coal - a very thin layer of coal with lots of air between the pieces. Then I light the charcoal and off it goes. Open your air vent, not all the way, but maybe 1/2 to 3/4 and let the fire rip. You need a hot fire to start a coal fire. As the coal catches add more, a little at a time making sure that the new stuff is actually catching. Add more and more coal until you have filled it to the the top of the fire bricks or fire pot. Do not leave the room with the stove doors open or the air vent open wide. That will cause an out of control fire. After fire box is full and the coal is burning reduce the opening of the air vent and enjoy the warmth. Good luck, Lisa
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Re: Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: coalturkey On: Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:32 pm

Hi, I have 2 Warm Morning 523's and they are a great and inexpensive stove. Are you burning anthracite or bit coal. Tha procedures will be different. I simply crumple up about 5 sheetes or so of newspaper and pack it itn the bottom then add fine split kindling and then larger pieces and after a good fire is going, I add a couple of scoops of coal and later some more and so on. You will see when the coal catches and just keep adding. I leave the ashpit draft wide open at first and the manual damper wide open. After it has caught well, temper these settings. Your stove will hold 100 lbs of coal and I have run mine for 3 full days without touching it and can bring it back to full load. A lot of people worry about the corner flue bricks being broken out but if you are burning anthracite, you needn't worry. With bit coal it would be another matter. They are very expensive to replace and not readily available. I think they are one of the best although not real pretty. Cheap to buy and easy to operate. Do make sure you have a manual damper and a borometric one too, manual on first then the baro above that. Oh yah, when you do shake down, get a straight poker and "stab the coal from the top straight down then shake and stab and shake and stab till you get some red hot coals dropping into your ash pan. If I can help any other way, let me know.Oh yah, welcome to the site.
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Re: Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: david78 On: Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:31 pm

So do you burn bit in yours?
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Re: Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: coalturkey On: Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:07 pm

If you are asking me David, I burn anthracite.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Warm Morning 400
Baseburners & Antiques: Oakland #6 baseheater
Coal Size/Type: blaschek nut
Other Heating: Home Comfort range
Stove/Furnace Make: Oakland #6 Base Heater
Stove/Furnace Model: Home Comfort range

Re: Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: Wiggles1 On: Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:03 pm

I have a warm morning stove and found the you tube video posted very interesting my stove is already started and will try that next year when I start my stove I have been using my stove for about 20 years and love it I have About 2200 sq ft home it it keeps my house very comfortable through the entire heating season and live in new england where it gets very cold in the winter
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: warm morning
Coal Size/Type: nut
Stove/Furnace Make: Warm morning

Re: Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: LDPosse On: Thu Nov 07, 2013 5:27 pm

Wiggles1 wrote:I have a warm morning stove and found the you tube video posted very interesting my stove is already started and will try that next year when I start my stove I have been using my stove for about 20 years and love it I have About 2200 sq ft home it it keeps my house very comfortable through the entire heating season and live in new england where it gets very cold in the winter


Which model WM are you using? Are you burning anthracite? How much coal do you use per year?
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Re: Warm morning 523 lighting

PostBy: Wiggles1 On: Thu Nov 07, 2013 6:10 pm

I believe it is model 523 and if I start my stove in October until spring. I average about three and a half ton a season and I use anthracite coal this year I paid 270 a ton down 18 dollars a ton from last and this heats my whole house I have a spilt level home with the stove in my finished basement and when my son and son in law come to the house for the holidays they bring shorts to the house because its to warm for them my wife likes the house hot
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: warm morning
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Stove/Furnace Make: Warm morning

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