Burning Coal in a Pellet Stove ???

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bob c

Post Wed. Nov. 02, 2005 8:08 pm

has anyone tried , with success burning coal in a pellet stove? I just got a pellet stove after burning wood for the last 18 years. If you have , what size coal was used? Thanks

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Richard S.
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Post Wed. Nov. 02, 2005 9:56 pm

I wouldn't reccomend trying that at all. Most likely you'll probably destroy the stove in a short time. Coal burns much hotter than pellets.
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Post Wed. Nov. 02, 2005 11:20 pm

DO NOT try it. You will trash your stove quick, and void you warranty.

bob c

Post Thu. Nov. 03, 2005 12:08 pm

I didnt think it would be a wise thing to do, but I figured I would ask people who know more about coal burning than I do.... thanks guys

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