Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

Re: Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

PostBy: gitrdonecoal On: Thu Jan 15, 2009 3:16 pm

Wow that ash is very, VERY clean in the hand fired one! so fine. gotta love dancein the blues with the hot, red dressed ladies. thats it! i was gonna wait till a month from now, but i think im gonna get some pea coal right now. waiting on permits to get ready on a bathroom. that is a crock of you know what. bathroom remodel in the city, need plumbing and building permit, and need framing, electrical, plumbing, and final inspection. so until i get the plumbing permitt signed tomorrow we r gonna work with the pea. wish me luck!!!!!!
john
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Re: Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

PostBy: DOUG On: Thu Jan 15, 2009 8:06 pm

John, Make sure you take some pictures. I know we all would like to see it through the different firing stages. Keep us posted. Thanks. :idea: :) DOUG
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Re: Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

PostBy: gitrdonecoal On: Fri Jan 16, 2009 8:55 am

the pea does indeed burn a lot "cooler" than the stove or nut. this is good cause if this experiment works i will just burn slower burning pea when i dont need so much heat, instead of burning wood. so far so good, pics coming soon. got 7 bags, should last me maybe 5 days or so.
john
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Re: Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

PostBy: DOUG On: Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:34 am

Well, guys. The school closed today because of the cold. I slept in and let the fire go for 14 hours with the draft fan flap set at 4 spins out.
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I woke up to -15 degrees outside and the buckwheat coal fire was all burnt up ash. I had to clean it out and start all over this morning. The natural gas furnace kicked on to supplement the Clayton stoker. Oh well. I slept good anyway. I'm sure I'll be mad at myself when the gas bill comes in next month. :lol

John, looking forward to seeing those pictures.
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Re: Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

PostBy: gitrdonecoal On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 12:13 am

same with me, opperator error more than likely :oops: . think i was burning it too hot. i had the draft know out half way, so yeah, probably my fault. threw a piece of dry maple to get it goin again, then threw some stove on it. there were a few clinkers in it, but i think thats just some old stove coal that i hauled out of a basement for free. it is like a stove nut mix. its kinda old and i question the quality, but heck its free. but the pea is not gonna let me down. still got 6 and a half bags left and will try it more. sorry for buggin ya all the time charles ;) :lol:
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Re: Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

PostBy: North Candlewood On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 12:52 am

Sounds like we all had that morning :oops:
I did much the same but saved it in the back while cleaning the front then raked it to the front and cleaned the back, then leveled the field and loaded it up. I need to feed it prunes once a week! :sick:
Mudman I'm going to have to start charging you by the hour and any part there of :!: :P :!:
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Re: Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

PostBy: gitrdonecoal On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 12:57 am

you room and board me for a week i ll roof your house for free
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Re: Slow Blue Dancing with Red Dressed Ladies in a Clayton

PostBy: DOUG On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:01 am

Boy, was it cold outside last night.
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At 5am this morning -25 degrees with wind chill of -40 degrees.
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Recharged the hand fired Clayton with some damp Reading Anthracite buckwheat coal at 5am normal routine. I did NOT want to start over with it that cold outside!
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The stoker fired Clayton is cranking too. I could still bump it up a notch, but the buckwheat may not burn all the way through. I think this is where rice coal may out perform the buckwheat size in Super High demand for heat. I'll have to try that. But I need rice coal to do that. Someday I'll get a round to it.
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