Keystoker Vs Pellet Stove

Re: Keystoker Vs Pellet Stove

PostBy: Richard S. On: Wed. May. 21, 2008 11:58 pm

jpen1 wrote:The pellet stove can be a cantankerous thing in reguards to jamming up .

Coal stoves can jam too but only if there is something in the coal, you can avoid this by screening it. A screen half way down your hopper or on top of it. Half way works better because its always buried and wont cause a lot of dust when you pour the coal in.
Richard S.
Stoker Coal Boiler: Van Wert VA1200
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/Anthracite

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Re: Keystoker Vs Pellet Stove

PostBy: jpen1 On: Thu. May. 22, 2008 8:58 pm

Iguess I should clarify . The feed auger itself didn't jamm up the pellets bridged or jammed in the hopper. So you had a full hopper cold house and were digging like a gopher to get to where they were hung up in the hopper. After a few nights in a row of this I got smart and oiled the hopper with some crc350 and that fixed it for about a month.
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