Can Anyone Identify This MorsØ Stove?

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 Wed. Feb. 20, 2013 10:12 pm

franco b wrote:I think the only way to get satisfactory ash clearing in that stove is to somehow provide a slot at grate level so you can slide a flat poker in there to break up the ash and get it to fall. That little 4 inch shaker wont do the job.
Yes, that's what I'm doing now. Here's a shot of the ash door open. And perhaps I am making something out of nothing, as I have never burned a stove this size nor this shape before. I am just used to stoves that don't require so much poking and prodding. Now that you said that, I would assume that the stove is designed for the operator to have to break up the ash to some degree based on the fact that it has the slots above the ash pan...
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Post Thu. Feb. 21, 2013 4:56 am

what in the heck are those open slots at the top of the ashpan door for? This is kinda interesting because another poster having trouble with bridging had this same design in his wood/coal combo unit (i forget the make now). I suspect this was made as a dual fuel unit, but I don't like those openings in the sides of the firebox :cry: Its just not what coal likes! If you ever loose your fire clean it out and take some pics inside and around that stove and we will write a user manual for you ;)

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Post Thu. Feb. 21, 2013 10:10 am

You have to get under that front grill, not through the slots. the poker has to go just over the grate. That design seems common to European stoves where primary air is allowed to also go through that front grate. Probably helps to burn higher volatile coal and briquets.

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Hand Fed Coal Stove: D.S. Machine Circulator 1500, Warm Morning 617-A, Morsø Universal 3227, U.S. Army Space Heater #1/Locke 120
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Coal Size/Type: Nut, Stove, Pea, mostly Reading
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Post Fri. Feb. 22, 2013 6:40 am

[quote="franco b"]You have to get under that front grill, not through the slots. the poker has to go just over the grate.

Hmmm, perhaps that could be part of my problem. I've been poking through the slots, so I'm a bit higher in the fire.

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Post Fri. Feb. 22, 2013 9:13 am

My little Morso Squirrel had the same type of grate in the font and possible the same bottom grate as yours as well.

Though I tried to burn coal in that stove a couple of times I was never very successful. Knowing what I know now I am sure I could do it. Point being? Like Franco said POKE from the bottom. I am willing to bet you will see a big difference in how the stove reacts.

I have also been looking around and I can't find much info on this stove. Though I will keep looking...
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Post Fri. Feb. 22, 2013 10:09 am

Ashokin wrote:
franco b wrote:You have to get under that front grill, not through the slots. the poker has to go just over the grate.

Hmmm, perhaps that could be part of my problem. I've been poking through the slots, so I'm a bit higher in the fire.
Also the fire will behave badly until you get the bed built up above that front grill.

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Post Fri. Feb. 22, 2013 7:59 pm

Yes it is a morso. I looked it up and found a few up for sale in europe. Sop call or email morso in denmark and they will help you out.

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Post Sat. Apr. 05, 2014 10:06 pm

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Hi all Here is the picture of the tag missing on the back of your stove

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Hand Fed Coal Stove: D.S. Machine Circulator 1500, Warm Morning 617-A, Morsø Universal 3227, U.S. Army Space Heater #1/Locke 120
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Hitzer 82FA
Coal Size/Type: Nut, Stove, Pea, mostly Reading
Other Heating: Wood occasionally, Humphrey Radiantfire #31gas heater, Radiare Gas Bathroom Heater
Location: White Hall, MD
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Post Sun. Apr. 06, 2014 5:23 pm

Wow. Thanks much. I never was able to find out any more info on the stove. Do you have one like it?

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Post Mon. Apr. 07, 2014 6:41 am

I did some asking around about the stove and here's what I got for a response

That’s an interesting appliance, It was originally manufactured in 1979 and ceased production 6 years later in 1985.
It was sold as a small cooker, utilising a hotplate under the top cover, and was very popular in Japan. Unfortunately there is no longer a part breakdown or instruction available.
Rob

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Post Wed. Apr. 09, 2014 5:37 am

Yes... just picked one up its in perfect shape I believe it was used for one season. I also sent the pictures to the Morso rep and they don't know much Denmark sent me back to the us dealer. thanks for your info I am waiting to get that odd metric pipe so hopefully I can fire her up before its 70 degrees around here!!! lol Its my first entry into coal. I am so excited!!!! :D

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