Crawford Tropic 112

Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: vfw3439 On: Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:29 pm

Well I bought a Crawford Tropic 112 today. It is not a full base burner but it has and indirect back pipe to increase efficiency. I am going restore it myself and have some fun with it.
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vfw3439
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Fuller & Warren No. 4
Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8, Crawford Tropic 112, Fuller & Warren No. 4
Coal Size/Type: Stove/Egg Size Anthracite Coal
Stove/Furnace Make: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8
Stove/Furnace Model: Crawford Tropic 112

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: freetown fred On: Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:40 pm

Nice project my friend:) Nice converted treadle machine there:)
freetown fred
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: HITZER 50-93
Coal Size/Type: BLASCHAK Nut/Stove mix

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: McGiever On: Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:49 pm

Recongnize that one from those pics on ebay auction...congrates.:D
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: HARMAN MAGNUM
Hand Fed Coal Stove: RADIANT HOME AIR BLAST
Baseburners & Antiques: OUR GLENWOOD 111 BASEBURNER "1908"
Coal Size/Type: PEA / ANTHRACITE, NUT-STOVE / ANTHRACITE
Other Heating: Ground Source Heat Pump
Stove/Furnace Make: Hydro Heat /Mega Tek

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Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: michaelanthony On: Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:27 pm

freetown fred wrote:Nice project my friend:) Nice converted treadle machine there:)


yeah, looks like the front of a victrola as well. Nice pieces of furniture working or not.
michaelanthony
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Vigilant 2310, gold marc box, vogelzang pot belly
Coal Size/Type: Pea, and a little nut
Other Heating: Very cold FHA oil furnace

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: vfw3439 On: Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:19 pm

It is in an antique store in Torrington, CT. I am looking forward to doing the restoration this fall. It still has the original factory fire bricks.
vfw3439
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Fuller & Warren No. 4
Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8, Crawford Tropic 112, Fuller & Warren No. 4
Coal Size/Type: Stove/Egg Size Anthracite Coal
Stove/Furnace Make: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8
Stove/Furnace Model: Crawford Tropic 112

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: warminmn On: Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:49 pm

If I had lived closer i would have boughten it off ebay weeks ago. I really like the looks of it, and the price was good too. Enjoy
warminmn
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Chubby Junior, Surdiac Nestor Martin
Coal Size/Type: nut ant
Other Heating: wood

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: wsherrick On: Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:41 pm

This is a simple, good quality stove. It isn't too hard to restore if all the parts are there. You should enjoy it. What are you going to do with it after you finish it? Be careful and don't end up like some of us with a house full of stoves. It almost can't be helped though. There are so many beautiful examples out there.
wsherrick
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: None
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: None
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: None
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: None
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Glenwood Base Heater, Crawford Base Heater
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: None
Baseburners & Antiques: Crawford Base Heater, Glenwood, Stanley Argand
Coal Size/Type: Chestnut, Stove Size

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: vfw3439 On: Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:35 pm

William,
I have several options on where to put it. My workshop/barn, in-law house (800 SF), or the lower level of my raised ranch. It does become an obsession with these ultra efficient works of art. I ended up getting the stove for $352 and I am happy with the deal.
vfw3439
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Fuller & Warren No. 4
Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8, Crawford Tropic 112, Fuller & Warren No. 4
Coal Size/Type: Stove/Egg Size Anthracite Coal
Stove/Furnace Make: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8
Stove/Furnace Model: Crawford Tropic 112

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: g13nw00d-man On: Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:14 pm

g13nw00d-man
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Glenwood
Stove/Furnace Model: #6 Base Heater

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: vfw3439 On: Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:22 pm

g13nw00d-man wrote:well she looks familiar...
http://nepacrossroads.com/download/file ... &mode=view



You did a wonderful job on your stove.

This is a picture of my big girl.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Fuller & Warren No. 4
Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8, Crawford Tropic 112, Fuller & Warren No. 4
Coal Size/Type: Stove/Egg Size Anthracite Coal
Stove/Furnace Make: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8
Stove/Furnace Model: Crawford Tropic 112

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: dcrane On: Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:27 pm

wow...lookie the nickel on that Glenwood 8 :shock: FANTASTICAL!
dcrane
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Crane 404

Re: Crawford Tropic 112

PostBy: vfw3439 On: Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:02 pm

dcrane wrote:wow...lookie the nickel on that Glenwood 8 :shock: FANTASTICAL!


All I use on the chrome is a few of sprays of Windex and it looks like a mirror. Thank you!
vfw3439
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Fuller & Warren No. 4
Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8, Crawford Tropic 112, Fuller & Warren No. 4
Coal Size/Type: Stove/Egg Size Anthracite Coal
Stove/Furnace Make: Glenwood Base Heater No. 8
Stove/Furnace Model: Crawford Tropic 112

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