sarge wrote:ls you were right my owb does not burn anthracite coal very good .I am in the heart of winter now and have burned wood to keep warm.I am looking at an alaskan combo stove it burns pellets or coal but the dealer wants 4400 dollars for it .I really want to get away from cutting wood and stoking that owb.I really wish i knew how much coal i would burn that would determine if i should buy the alaskan
If you want to burn coal, buy a boiler designed just for coal. i've never seen acombo unit that will burn anthracite coal well. Too many compromises. The AA unit Doug suggests is a heat machine.