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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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Post Sun. Feb. 03, 2013 2:42 pm

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I have had problems moving the air around the house (2 story/2400 sq.ft) .. used regular fans to minimal effect.

This year I got an inline booster fan, see link. I put in small nails into the top of my doorway casing and strung or hung the fan using some picture wire (running wire through the "tube" of the fan).

Now the top level is only 2-3 degrees cooler than the room with the fan ... and the fan is pretty quiet. And the rooms on the first, furthest from the stove (not an open concept floorplan) are also 2-3 degrees different than the room with the stove. (measured at furthest point in room from stove).

So its 28 outside, 70 in room with stove and 68-67 elsewhere. (the furthest bedroom from the stove upstairs is only exception being at 64..its down about a 20 ft hallway ... so I am not surprised at this).

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Post Sun. Feb. 03, 2013 2:54 pm

The trouble with a lot of doorway fans, IMHO, is that they don't move much air. They can pull air from in front of the fan as well as behind it, so they just churn it around. The fact that this fan is in a tube should make it more effective. If the tube were longer, even better....

You must have a tolerant wife. If I hung something like that in the doorway I would be in deep doo doo, functionality be damned! :lol:
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Post Sun. Feb. 03, 2013 3:25 pm

Just be careful with the heat, sometimes those inline fans are not rated real high temperatures, not sure what your temps are in the pipe, but some people have burnt them up being too close to the stoves.

You can also put a temperature snap switch or Duct Stat (Thermostat) to control them on heat rise.
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Post Sun. Feb. 03, 2013 9:10 pm

WNY wrote:Just be careful with the heat, sometimes those inline fans are not rated real high temperatures, not sure what your temps are in the pipe, but some people have burnt them up being too close to the stoves.

You can also put a temperature snap switch or Duct Stat (Thermostat) to control them on heat rise.

That is true, I burnt out 2 of those. I had them in a heated duct from a potbelly stove and they couldn't handle the 200* air, but this fan is free wheeling in the top corner of a doorway simular too the pie shaped doorway fans.
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Post Tue. Feb. 05, 2013 5:21 pm

Since I have it at a doorway about 25' from the stove.. the max temp I read with IR gun was 80°F ...

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Post Tue. Feb. 05, 2013 7:11 pm

rberq wrote:
If I hung something like that in the doorway I would be in deep doo doo, functionality be damned! :lol:
Woman decorate, men facilitate....the end :mad:
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Post Thu. Feb. 07, 2013 12:12 pm

michaelanthony wrote:
rberq wrote:
If I hung something like that in the doorway I would be in deep doo doo, functionality be damned! :lol:
Woman decorate, men facilitate....the end :mad:
Ya have a 90000 BTU stove in that camper? That'll keep ya warm !

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Post Thu. Feb. 07, 2013 12:47 pm

davidmcbeth3 wrote:
Ya have a 90000 BTU stove in that camper? That'll keep ya warm !
:lol: ...."not recommended for tent or camper use"........that camper stays warm with a coleman lantern!
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