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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- Posts: 5849
- Joined: Mon. Nov. 14, 2005 8:40 am
- 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
- Posts: 1571
- Joined: Tue. Mar. 12, 2013 3:00 pm
- Hand Fed Coal Stove: handfed coal stove
- Coal Size/Type: nut/ pea ant.some bit.
- Stove/Furnace Model: ds circulator/1500 sl/wh.
- Location: NW ohio
had a hearthglow many years ago at timr seemed well built burned all bit and huge amounts of wood in it heated 2 story farm house a large mud room with it but the underfire draft control sucked on it allways had problems with it a lot of heat with the wood but would not burn coal as it should have //// there again it was classed as a coal only and it sucked as that .burned w. virginia coal .kentucky and southern oh. coal in it and really didnt do its job ..just my experiance with that stove !!