Wanna Bee wrote:Are you leaving the ash door open for a little bit at tending time?
I find when I run a low slow burn in my box stove. I need to bring it up to a full burn during daily shake downs.(24 hr tending schedule) Don't expect it to run without livening it up on occasion...Everyone warned about the dangers of leaving the ash door open for any amount of time.
Hambden Bob wrote:The Chubby Breathing Easy On Nut Coal. By This Time Next Year,We'll Be Getting Your First Year's Burn Report. Also,We'll Be Getting A Very Happy And Warm Crow Report. Keep Us Posted On How That Chubby Resurrection Is Coming Along.
franco b wrote:With the warmer weather the stove might not be able to sustain a less hot fire.
Crow Horse wrote: I'm thinking this bushing will need to be oversized (ID) because the shaker rod doesn't move perfectly linear.
Crow Horse wrote:Edit* I forgot to mention that when the burn chokes off I'm left with a boatload of unburned, half burned coal and clinkers...... I sort through picking out the obvious unburned and half burned coal, but some large clinkers when broken open appear to be partially burned coal.....
franco b wrote:With the warmer weather the stove might not be able to sustain a less hot fire. A more compact fire box will work better at low output. You should see a difference with the round fire pot of the Chubby.
Crow Horse wrote: This morning I restarted, ran it till it was about 400° or so then idled it down. Several hours later it was nearly out
Crow Horse wrote:When I restart with wood, there is quite a draft when the wood is fully involved....