Warm Morning 523

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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abeck13
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Stove/Furnace Make: Warm Morning
Stove/Furnace Model: # 523

Post Wed. Nov. 12, 2008 11:08 pm

I just acquired a model 523 (Warm Morning). Does this burn both wood or coal? If it does burn coal, does anyone know what kind of coal would burn best? I'm quite the novice and would like to begin using the stove. Thanks in advance for any insight.

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rockwood
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Stokermatic coal furnace
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Rockwood Stoveworks Circulator
Baseburners & Antiques: Malleable/Monarch Range
Coal Size/Type: Soft coal: Lump and stoker (slack coal)
Location: Utah

Post Thu. Nov. 13, 2008 12:04 am

These can burn wood, soft or hard coal with soft coal being most common.
These are good stoves IMO.

Here is a link to a thread on this forum with good info.
The Care and Feeding of a Warm Morning Stove
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envisage
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Werner Foundry 350a
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Warm Morning 400, Fire Boss Wood/Coal Hyrbrid
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat, Pea, Chestnut and Stove
Location: Phoenixville, PA
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Post Thu. Nov. 13, 2008 12:47 pm

I am so glad to see more activity and interest in the Warm Morning Stoves! I have the model 400. They do burn wood, but they were designed to burn coal, bituminous in particular.

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