Stove temprature and other things.

Stove temprature and other things.

PostBy: beemerboy On: Thu Aug 28, 2008 12:12 pm

Last spring I got a used SAEY Hannover 1 and I only used it for about a month before it was time to let it go out.

Now that the weather will be turning cold and soon it will be time to relight the stove, I have a few questions.

1. What temperature can I reasonably expect to run the stove at? Would it be better to measure at the top of the stove or the flue pipe?

2. Would it be better to run nut or pea? The manual says either.

3. Between the ash door and the upper door there is a series of square (1"x1" ?) openings with a plate that slides in back to close them off. What would that be for and when would I use it?
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Stove/Furnace Make: SAEY
Stove/Furnace Model: Hannover 1

Re: Stove temprature and other things.

PostBy: BIG BEAM On: Fri Sep 05, 2008 7:26 pm

Maybe if you could post some pics of the inside and outside.
DON
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Re: Stove temprature and other things.

PostBy: tsb On: Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:22 pm

I've run two SAEY stoves for a few yews now. I use a magnetic thermometer on the back corner of the top. It usually runs about 350F. The slots in the front give the glass an air wash and allows a little air over the top of the fire. It helps burn the gas off. Keep an eye on the draft damper to make sure it doesn't get ashes stuck in it. I always give it a tap when I fill the stove and take out the ashes to make sure that it is free. I only burn pea coal, but I have tried nut and buckwheat. The nut is ok in warm weather, but the buckwheat falls through the grate.
These stoves burn very well and are great for making soup and warming bread.

Good luck.

TSB
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Re: Stove temprature and other things.

PostBy: beemerboy On: Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:51 pm

Thanks for the info. The manual doesn't explain that very well.
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Stove/Furnace Make: SAEY
Stove/Furnace Model: Hannover 1

Re: Stove temprature and other things.

PostBy: jedc43 On: Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:01 am

I also just purchased a Hanover 1 Stove by SAEY.I am (as we Speak)seosoning the cast with small fires.I did plan to burn wood in the stove this month.Is that an easy thing to do in these stoves?I had a manual damper installed under th auto damper for burning wood.I have my thermometer mounted near the top elbow that goes into the chimney.Is that a good place?That is where I had it when I owned my vermont casting wood stove.I am really new to this coal stuff and I am a little nervous mostly because I have no Idea what I am doing.Any advice out there would be apreciated on how to go about burning wood in this coal stove.
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Re: Stove temprature and other things.

PostBy: tsb On: Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:02 pm

jedc43

I burned wood in my Hanovers a couple of times. You just pull out the coal hopper and you're ready to go. The problem is that they don't have any secondary air supply. The wood fires tend to burn very rich and coat the inside of the stove and chimney with creosote and that lovely barbecue smell. I find it better just to start a coal fire. I have a Vermont castings wood stove up in the back room if I just need to take the chill off for things like watching the world series. Wood fires also smoke up the front glass.

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Stoker Coal Boiler: Binford 2000
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Re: Stove temprature and other things.

PostBy: Devil505 On: Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:14 pm

beemerboy wrote:What temperature can I reasonably expect to run the stove at?


That's like asking what speed is best to run your car at?

Depends on the circumstances.

(I run my hand fired anywhere between 120* on warmer days to 400* on cold days) Mag stack thermometer
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