Mark III grate removal?

Mark III grate removal?

PostBy: BeerMonley On: Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:04 pm

my dealer said they just lift up out after the stone is removed but i cant get mine out. do i need to take the shaker handle off or something? there are 2 bolts on the end of the shaker (lower part where it goes into stove)
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Stove/Furnace Make: Lesiure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Pocono

Re: Mark III grate removal?

PostBy: Razzler On: Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:02 pm

lift up on the right side first and the will come right out. if they are warped bad you mint have to get under them with a bar to push them up.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman SF 250

Re: Mark III grate removal?

PostBy: BeerMonley On: Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:15 pm

yeah they are bent pretty bad. thanks, i just didnt want to mees up the handle part by prying on the wrong spot.
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Stove/Furnace Make: Lesiure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Pocono

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Re: Mark III grate removal?

PostBy: Devil505 On: Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:25 pm

BeerMonley wrote:yeah they are bent pretty bad. thanks, i just didnt want to mees up the handle part by prying on the wrong spot.


How hard would it be to cut the grates out with a hack saw or hacksaw blade on recip or sabre saw? (they're junk anyway)
Devil505
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: TLC-2000

Re: Mark III grate removal?

PostBy: djackman On: Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:12 pm

If it's the same as a mark II, start pulling up at the right side of the grates. They will disengage from the shaker "rack".

The grates sit in cast channels - those channels are also removable. My grates/channels were packed in with ash from the sides, almost like cement. Once most of it was cleared out the grates could move side to side and was able to work them out. Spent the better part of an hour lightly prying up/down to loosen them, another hour chipping out packed in ash from the channels and the stove body where they sit.
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Stove/Furnace Make: 1980 vintage Tarm
Stove/Furnace Model: FT22 (aka 202) installed!

Re: Mark III grate removal?

PostBy: BeerMonley On: Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:22 pm

got them out. the last one was a real bitch to get out but i got it. $89 each for new ones at my local place.
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Stove/Furnace Make: Lesiure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Pocono

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