New AHS S500 install

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: mdhorvath On: Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:25 pm

Thanks for the advice Phil. It's greatly appreciated. Are you using a flex auger for coal. If you are, how long can i expect the pipe to last?
mdhorvath
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S500 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Pea Anthracite

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: mdhorvath On: Sat Sep 14, 2013 5:07 pm

First time ever fire up of my s500! It went very well. :) I'm not sure about the grate temp going so high after it ashes though.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S500 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Pea Anthracite

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: lsayre On: Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:59 pm

The ash grate temperature will settle down with running. What temperature are you initiating ashing at?
lsayre
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (It has been fixed!)

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Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: mdhorvath On: Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:52 am

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Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S500 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Pea Anthracite

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: lsayre On: Sun Sep 15, 2013 5:56 am

That should be fine. With Blaschak I run my S130 at 130 degrees in the winter and 120 degrees in the summer. For harmony it only worked well when set at 100 degrees year round (due to the unusually low ash content).
lsayre
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (It has been fixed!)

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: mdhorvath On: Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:27 am

lsayre wrote:That should be fine. With Blaschak I run my S130 at 130 degrees in the winter and 120 degrees in the summer. For harmony it only worked well when set at 100 degrees year round (due to the unusually low ash content).

Thanks Larry

I woke up to a toasty home this morning. Feels good!
mdhorvath
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S500 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Pea Anthracite

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: mdhorvath On: Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:01 pm

The coal bin is ready for coal.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S500 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Pea Anthracite

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: Vampiro On: Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:17 pm

Wow, this is an impressive set up. Sure is a beast of a boiler. All the best of luck with your AHS 500. :D
Vampiro
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson S260
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: #45 BAD HWH
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mk1
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite, Pea Coal
Other Heating: POS gas boiler

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: waldo lemieux On: Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:26 pm

That bin right there is what IM talkin bout. Back up dump ,fire.... removable boards, some kind slick shyt on the bottom ,bring it on old man winter!!! Nothin left to do but pilot the old Barcolounger :dancing: nicely done!
waldo lemieux
 
Stove/Furnace Make: efm
Stove/Furnace Model: s-20

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: lsayre On: Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:54 pm

That's an amazing coal bin! Fantastic!!!
lsayre
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (It has been fixed!)

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: mdhorvath On: Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:09 pm

Thanks for all the compliments! :D I did something tonight that is really odd, I waxed my coal bin floor.
mdhorvath
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S500 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Pea Anthracite

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: Vampiro On: Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:46 am

Can you post more pictures of your s500? :D
Vampiro
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson S260
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: #45 BAD HWH
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mk1
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite, Pea Coal
Other Heating: POS gas boiler

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: mdhorvath On: Wed Oct 02, 2013 7:08 pm

Picked up my coal yesterday,4.7 tons, 2 loads in one hour (including BS ing with the owner), bin is stuffed, flex auger works great. I'm happy. :)
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S500 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Pea Anthracite

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: mdhorvath On: Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:03 pm

As requested, more pics of my 500.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S500 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Pea Anthracite

Re: New AHS S500 install

PostBy: lsayre On: Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:06 pm

I can't say enough about the fantastic install you did!
lsayre
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (It has been fixed!)

Visit Lehigh Anthracite