Moving Air Around Quietly

Modern and vintage hand fired coal stove are similar to a wood stove and in some cases can burn either. They need to be regulated and fed by hand usually every 12 to 24 hours depending on your usage. They require no power to operate making them ideal for rural settings with long power outages.
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Stove/Furnace Make: VT Castings--early models
Stove/Furnace Model: Vigilant, and Resolute
Location: So NH

Post Sat. Nov. 14, 2009 9:51 pm

Don't know where the best place to post this, so did it here---

I don't know if anyone has used one of these. This is a picture of one of the 2 I have, blowing air from the ends of an "L" shaped house that has the stoves in them, back into the main parts of my house.

they are super quiet,draw .38 amps, and tho unsightly, they do a great job of eneving out the heat from my stoves.

They are replacement kickspace heater blowers that are made by A O Smith, for the HVAC market. Available from most electric motor repair shops (I run one)
I screw them into the door trim, just the outlet hangs below the doorheader, and remove in the summer.

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Stove/Furnace Make: Waterford/penn royal in garage
Stove/Furnace Model: 1994 Erin
Location: Suffolk County , New York

Post Sat. Nov. 14, 2009 10:19 pm

good solution .how wide are they ? I need something to go inbetween floor joist to pull cooler air in to basement using the joist as the duct,can I ask how much approx? I have small 8" round fans I was going to make a shroud to get suction.

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Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Keystoker 90K, Leisure Line Hyfire I
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker, LL & CoalTrol
Stove/Furnace Model: 90K, Hyfire I, VF3000 Soon
Location: Cuba, NY

Post Sun. Nov. 15, 2009 6:18 am

Check out electric motor warehouse, they have many different blowers, fans, motors, etc..for just about any type of stove.
- Dave
Hyfire I & Keystoker 90K heating an 1890 Victorian
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Stove/Furnace Make: Harman Magnum Stoker

Post Sun. Nov. 15, 2009 11:21 am


It includes the register grilles and templates for installation. Higher on the "wife acceptance".

25 CFM at 1.15 sones. 25 Watts. 0.5 Amps max. Pennies per day to run and ~$130 delivered from here: ... Ventilator

The ASLL will work great for those with the stove in the basement.

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Stoker Coal Boiler: 1996 EFM 520 DF
Coal Size/Type: Buck / Reading
Location: Red Creek, Fair Haven area NY

Post Sun. Nov. 15, 2009 1:30 pm

I like the idea to be able to hide them in the summer. I had trouble getting heat to a couple rooms due to house design and only using a stove, not a coal furnace. (yet :o ) I have 2 of these running and they do an OK job. The rooms are noticeably warmer. I just put a vent cover over 6" solid duct. ... lpage=none

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