Paint or stove black?

Paint or stove black?

PostBy: Freddy On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:18 pm

I just sandblasted a small cast iron coal stove. Should I paint it with high temp paint, or use "stove black"? to give it color and protection?
Freddy
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:38 pm

Stove Black on Cast!
How old is the stove, antiques require the 'black'!
CapeCoaler
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: want AA130
Hand Fed Coal Stove: DS Machine BS#4, Harman MKII, Hitzer 503,...
Coal Size/Type: Pea/Nut/Stove

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: TimV On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:43 pm

Are Coughlin's Products still around?
They used have real good Stove Black.
TimV
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Energy King Furnace
Stove/Furnace Model: 480 EK

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Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: coalkirk On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:46 pm

I've never used stove black so I don't know about it. I've always used Stove Bright brand paint. It goes on well and covers great.


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Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: Cato On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:48 pm

I sanded down and restored a 100+ yr old potbelly cast iron stove and used stove black (Rutland). It came out great and the stove is in use now in my 4 season 'treehouse' (room I built off the back of the barn 12 ft off the ground and in the tree's -- hence 'treehouse'. Good luck with your project!
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Stove/Furnace Make: Harman Magnafire
Stove/Furnace Model: Harman I

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: Cato On: Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:00 pm

Sorry Freddy!

I posted the wrong stove in the treehouse! That was my old wood burning Vogalzang(sp?). Here is the potbelly coal stove! Sorry for the wrong pic!

p.s. I did 'touch it up' in the hard to get spots with high temp spray!

Cato
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Stove/Furnace Make: Harman Magnafire
Stove/Furnace Model: Harman I

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: Freddy On: Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:32 am

Cool treehouse Cato. :)

How old do stoves need to be before they are "antique"? I'm guessing this is 50's or early 60's but really don't know. It's nothing special, it was made to heat a chicken house! LOL Sad, but true. Maybe that's why it had a $25 price tag? It is however the only stove I've ever seen with an automatic exhaust damper. A bimetal thermostat controls both air in and air out. Crazy design! One way or another, it'll end up black.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: PC 12-47E On: Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:10 am

Freddy, Dont get any stove black on the Porsche! :P

RS
PC 12-47E
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Estate Heatrola, Jotul 507

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: oliver power On: Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:32 am

Stove Black
oliver power
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: KEYSTOKER Kaa-2
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 50-93 & 30-95, Vigilant (pre-Vigilant-II)
Baseburners & Antiques: MANY (Mostly when burning wood)
Stove/Furnace Make: HITZER / KEYSTOKER
Stove/Furnace Model: 50-93 & 30-95 , Kaa-2

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Sun Jan 18, 2009 10:19 am

Stove black gets into the pores of the cast iron, paint is just a skin that can flake off.
CapeCoaler
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: want AA130
Hand Fed Coal Stove: DS Machine BS#4, Harman MKII, Hitzer 503,...
Coal Size/Type: Pea/Nut/Stove

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: Cato On: Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:50 pm

Freddy:

I was offered a similar stove and was told it was used to heat chicken houses also. Yours is in much better condition the one I was offered was to far gone to restore--I was going to use it in my 'treehouse' but went with the potbelly stove instead (which I found on Uncle Henry's from a guy in Vienna,ME.

Cato :D
Cato
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Harman Magnafire
Stove/Furnace Model: Harman I

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: Freddy On: Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:41 pm

OK.... It's black! I'm not tellin' how. ;)

It'll be fun to light it off & see how it runs. Maybe this week sometime. I made a little ash pan for it from a scrap os 16 GA steel. All that's left is to make a shaker handle. It's got all new bolts, but I salvaged most of the square nuts. Each one was a project, had to heat them red to get them off the broken bolts and then tap each one to clean up the threads. Furnace cement did a good job sealing the seams.

I didn't dare do anything but clean the galvanized housing. I thought paint would just peel so I steel wool'd it & let it be.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: Hollyfeld On: Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:21 pm

Congrats on the restoration of that lil' beauty. If i didn't see the before pick, I'd swear that stove was fresh off the line.

Look forward to seeing the dancing blue ladies performing inside.
Hollyfeld
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
Stove/Furnace Model: KA-6

Re: Paint or stove black?

PostBy: Freddy On: Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:59 pm

It's handy to have a friend with a bead blaster.

What are friends for but to borrow their tools & use their inventory?
Freddy
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)
Coal Size/Type: Pea size, Superior, deep mined

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