cmk9180 wrote:Thanks for the help, guys. The problem was the bimetallic heat control knob. It kept getting stuck and not closing the flap. I fabricated a spin type draft control in the place where the flap was. This thing has kept temperature of 325-350 all day. No problems. I really appreciate everybody's kindness and willingness to help me.
Glad you got that fixed.
Yes please post pics. We just love pics here !!!!!
And don't dismiss the air circulation. Makes for long term coal useage savings.