DS Machine ComfortMax 75 update (on wood)

Re: DS Machine ComfortMax 75 update (on wood)

PostBy: lsayre On: Sat Feb 27, 2016 8:44 pm

Keepaeyeonit wrote:Anymore updates on the ComfortMax Larry?


I haven't fired it since the first test run. Waiting for another cold spell.
lsayre
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Blaschak Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (13.5 KW)


Re: DS Machine ComfortMax 75 update (on wood)

PostBy: McGiever On: Sat Feb 27, 2016 9:41 pm

Heck Larry, Put an old incandescent light bulb or two in it and on a good sunny day let the solar panels warm up that stove a bit. :yes:
McGiever
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
Coal Size/Type: PEA / ANTHRACITE
Other Heating: Ground Source Heat Pump
Stove/Furnace Make: Hydro Heat /Mega Tek

Re: DS Machine ComfortMax 75 update (on wood)

PostBy: Hoytman On: Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:05 am

lsayre wrote: I have even heard rumors that at least one major stove company has declared the sawdust blocks off limits in their EPA stoves and stated that using them voids the warranty.

Wonder which company that was?
Hoytman
 
Other Heating: electric, wood, oil
Stove/Furnace Make: Solarwood wood stove
Stove/Furnace Model: Thermopride Oil Fired

Re: DS Machine ComfortMax 75 update (on wood)

PostBy: lsayre On: Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:02 pm

Off the top of my head it was Vermont Castings.
lsayre
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Blaschak Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (13.5 KW)

Re: DS Machine ComfortMax 75 update (on wood)

PostBy: Lightning On: Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:51 pm

Did you ever get any coal into that stove Larry?
It'd burn for days with a load a pea size in it, and it'd be much prettier too :)
Lightning
 
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Overmodified/Bored out Clayton 1537
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Awesome Size

Re: DS Machine ComfortMax 75 update (on wood)

PostBy: lsayre On: Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:22 pm

Lightning wrote:Did you ever get any coal into that stove Larry?
It'd burn for days with a load a pea size in it, and it'd be much prettier too :)


Only wood. Longest stint of running it has been 5 days.
lsayre
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Blaschak Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (13.5 KW)