Hitzer 50-93

Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: Linc On: Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:29 am

I was leaning towards getting the 30-95 but the missus wants to get the 50-93. I would like to hear all the good and bad about this stove. There is little difference in price tags for the amount of BTU's they produce. My wife likes the extra insurance of the 90k BTU over the 55K. So long as she is happy,I'm happy. Thanx in advance for all input. :) Linc
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Alaska Kodiak Stoker
Coal Size/Type: Rice

Re: Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: Adamiscold On: Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:39 am

It's always better to have btu's you don't use then to have btu's you wished you had. Their is a few people on here with the Hitzer 30-93 that seem to be very happy with it. Do a search and read through some of the old threads.
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Re: Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: bksaun On: Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:10 am

The only difference that I was told at the Hitzer factory is the 30-95 has a hopper that is removable so the unit can burn wood or bituminous coal. the 50-93 hopper is not removable and is for anthracite only.

Not 100% sure, but I believe this is correct.

BK
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Coal Size/Type: Pea Stoker/Bit, Pea or Nut Anthracite
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Re: Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: grizzly2 On: Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:13 pm

bksaun wrote:The only difference that I was told at the Hitzer factory is the 30-95 has a hopper that is removable so the unit can burn wood or bituminous coal. the 50-93 hopper is not removable and is for anthracite only.

Not 100% sure, but I believe this is correct.

BK

That is asolutely correct. I ran it past M&M Coal and Stove where I bought my 30-95. :)
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 30 - 95
Coal Size/Type: pea and nut/ anthracite
Other Heating: Jotul #3 wood stove in garage. Oil backup in house. Electric backup in house.

Re: Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: Rex On: Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:26 am

We have used our Hitzer 50-93 for the first time this year and have been very happy (actually more than impressed) with the unit.

It heats a farm house at just under 3,000 sq ft and the LP furnace never turned on once this season. We load coal and empty ash every 12 hours or so. Last night it ran 16 hours before I had the chance to tend for a fill and ash clean. No issues with it.

Hope this helps.
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Re: Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: Linc On: Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:50 pm

Yes it does. Thanks Rex.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Alaska Kodiak Stoker
Coal Size/Type: Rice

Re: Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: coal berner On: Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:28 pm

There are a few differents between the two 30-93 has a 30lb coal hopper the 50-95 has a 50lb hopper with a optional 210 CFM blower they clame 50 hr burn time on 50lb can heat up to 2500 SQ ft The 30-93 30lb hopper 30 hrs burn time with a optional 134 CfM blower can heat up to 1800 SQ ft. 30-93 stove size 24 1/2 W x 21D x 31 1/2 H firebox size 20 x 9 x 18 1/2 Hopper opening 14 x 6 1/2 50-95 stove size 30w x 26D x 34 1/2H Firebox size 24 1/2 W x 14 1/2 D x 19 1/2 H
Hopper opening 10 x 6 There is a differents in the two both are good well made stoves it will depend on how much room you are looking to heat

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Re: Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: grizzly2 On: Sat Mar 15, 2008 8:32 pm

I chose the 30-95 so I can burn wood in it spring and fall. It also has enough heat output to heat the parts of the house I need to heat.

I drove the 80 mile each way today to my coal dealer, M & M Coal, to get 800 pounds of pea coal. That should be enough to finish the coal part of the heating season. I am going to build a coal bin in the woodworking side of my garage large enough to hold at least 4 tons of coal. Then M & M will deliver in bulk once a year to me. Man, this is going to be easy compared to heating with wood! :)
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 30 - 95
Coal Size/Type: pea and nut/ anthracite
Other Heating: Jotul #3 wood stove in garage. Oil backup in house. Electric backup in house.

Re: Hitzer 50-93

PostBy: Linc On: Sun Mar 16, 2008 5:09 am

I'm looking forward to not messing with wood at all.Except that I am planning on putting our old stove out to the work shed and heating that with wood when I'll be out there. I would only need to heat out there for short periods of time.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Alaska Kodiak Stoker
Coal Size/Type: Rice

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