Stove Has Arrived

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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medukonis
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Magnafire Elite Insert
Other Heating: Heat pump, wood pellets
Stove/Furnace Make: Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: Magnafire Elite Insert
Location: Manassas, VA
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Post Sat. Jul. 17, 2010 2:55 pm

Well our new addition to the home arrived from Harman yesterday. You can see some pics here

Harman Magnafire coal insert.
Our chimney is offset but in great shape. They sent 9 inch oval pipe that gets up to tile flue but not into it...just a little too large, so I plan to get an oval to round adapter and another 5ft section of 8" flex. Maybe someone can guide me with this. I was offered some suggestions to re-line the entire chimney but that seems excessive and not necessary as far as local code is concerned. The previous installation was a wood insert which worked very well just constant tending was getting old. When I removed the wood insert I was suprised to see just a rectangular metal pipe that went up into the smoke box and not up to the flue.
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Post Sun. Jul. 18, 2010 7:43 am

Congrats on the new stove looks like a real winner.............. :D

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Stoker Coal Boiler: 1959 EFM 350
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Magnafire Mark I
Baseburners & Antiques: Sears Signal Oak 15 & Andes Kitchen Range
Coal Size/Type: Rice and Chestnut
Other Heating: Fisher Fireplace Insert
Location: Stillwater, New Jersey

Post Sun. Jul. 18, 2010 8:27 am

Looks nice, I'm sure you will be happy with it.
Heating a circa 1832 farmhouse with a Harman Magnafire Mark I & a 1959 EFM 350 (heating DHW).
100% Oil Free!
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