Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: mooseman100 On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:04 pm

These pictures kind of show my install. Open to suggestions of anything you may see wrong. I did this with only you tube videos
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520
Stove/Furnace Model: EFM 520

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Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: Salemcoal On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:18 pm

Horizontal circulator?
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Stove/Furnace Make: 1960 efm 520
Stove/Furnace Model: Harman Mark II

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: Rob R. On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:28 pm

No cotter pins on the auger coupler?

Post more pictures of the stoker.
Rob R.
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM DF520
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 50-93
Coal Size/Type: Lehigh Rice
Other Heating: Dad's 1953 EFM Highboy

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: StokerDon On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:40 pm

Salemcoal wrote:Horizontal circulator?

As long as you keep the motor horizontal, it's fine.

-Don
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Stoker Coal Boiler: BairMatic BMC-500 with Van Wert VA400 Stoker, Gentleman Janitor GJ-671/EFM S-15 stoker, Van Wert VA-600
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Harman SF3500
Coal Size/Type: Rice and Chestnut
Other Heating: Noth'in but COAL! Well, Maybe a little tiny bit of wood

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:44 pm

Salemcoal wrote:Horizontal circulator?

what's wrong with that?
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520, 700, Van Wert 800 GJ 61,53
Baseburners & Antiques: Magic Stewart 16, times 2!
Coal Size/Type: Lots of buck
Other Heating: Slant Fin electric boiler backup

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: windyhill4.2 On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:53 pm

The PRV has no pipe connected to it,supposed to be piped down near the floor.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: 1960 EFM520 installed in truck box
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Crane 404 with variable blower
Coal Size/Type: 404-nut, 520 rice ,anthracite for both

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: mooseman100 On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:27 pm

The first pixture was with pins sheared. I just pit two pins in for the photo, not the proper pins.
There is a collar between gear and coupler that sloded over the clutch shaft
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520
Stove/Furnace Model: EFM 520

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:29 pm

That's funny. It's not where the shear pin goes. It goes in the by the squared off end. That could be why you are shearing pins. ;)
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520, 700, Van Wert 800 GJ 61,53
Baseburners & Antiques: Magic Stewart 16, times 2!
Coal Size/Type: Lots of buck
Other Heating: Slant Fin electric boiler backup

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Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: mooseman100 On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:32 pm

There is a shear pin on the other end as well, by the square end

Scottscoaled wrote:That's funny. It's not where the shear pin goes. It goes in the by the squared off end. That could be why you are shearing pins. ;)
mooseman100
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520
Stove/Furnace Model: EFM 520

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:33 pm

I see you don't oil the three holes for the routine maintenance
Scottscoaled
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520, 700, Van Wert 800 GJ 61,53
Baseburners & Antiques: Magic Stewart 16, times 2!
Coal Size/Type: Lots of buck
Other Heating: Slant Fin electric boiler backup

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: mooseman100 On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:36 pm

Yes I do about every 4 weeks

Scottscoaled wrote:I see you don't oil the three holes for the routine maintenance
mooseman100
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520
Stove/Furnace Model: EFM 520

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:38 pm

You only use one on the squared end.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520, 700, Van Wert 800 GJ 61,53
Baseburners & Antiques: Magic Stewart 16, times 2!
Coal Size/Type: Lots of buck
Other Heating: Slant Fin electric boiler backup

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: mooseman100 On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:42 pm

Additional pictures
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520
Stove/Furnace Model: EFM 520

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: mooseman100 On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:43 pm

Couple more
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520
Stove/Furnace Model: EFM 520

Re: Pictures of EFM Install, Please Critique

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:45 pm

You have a 350 spacer plate on your 520. Could you post a picture of your nameplate.
Scottscoaled
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520, 700, Van Wert 800 GJ 61,53
Baseburners & Antiques: Magic Stewart 16, times 2!
Coal Size/Type: Lots of buck
Other Heating: Slant Fin electric boiler backup

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