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traderfjp
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Stove/Furnace Make: Alaska
Stove/Furnace Model: Channing 3
Location: New York

Post Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 9:07 pm

I live in NY and the last week we have seen temps in the 20's with high in the 30's. I thought it might be interesting to post the following info: (cut and past my info and just add your own stats.

Stove: Alaska Channing
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 20f-35f
Square footage of home: 2000
Coal used: Kimmels Rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 3
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 74-77
Daily usage: 50lbs.
Last edited by traderfjp on Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 10:33 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Disclaimer: I'm not an expert in any coal or plumbing related field. I only post my own experiences, research and common sense. If you choose to use any of the information in this post or any other post you do so at your own risk.


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av8r
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Leisure Line Hearth with twin turbos (sounds like it)
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hearth model with twin turbos
Location: Near Owego, NY

Post Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 9:30 pm

Stove: LL Hearth
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 20f-35f
Square footage of hoom: 1600
Coal used: Blaschak rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 3-4...house was all electric heat when built in 1986
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 70-72
Daily usage: 20-30lbs.
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vtec350
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Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
Stove/Furnace Model: KA-6
Location: Western Mass.
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Post Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 9:45 pm

Stove: Keystoker KA-6
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 15*L / 35*H
Square footage of hoom: 2000
Coal used: Centralia Rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 4
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 70*
Daily usage: 70lbs.
Last edited by vtec350 on Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 11:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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JohnnyAsbury
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Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
Stove/Furnace Model: 90 - Direct vent
Location: Southern New Hampshire

Post Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 9:53 pm

Stove: Keystoker 90 DV
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 20f-35f
Square footage of hoom: 1400
Coal used: Blaschack Rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 4.5
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 74
Daily usage: 25 lbs
John
Burning Blaschak

Fran654
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Stove/Furnace Make: US Stove
Stove/Furnace Model: 6100M

Post Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 10:09 pm

stove_ clayton 1600 hot air furnace 2000 sq ft house stone with block back up ; no insulation in walls ; attic has r 30 put in last year;avg temp outside low 24/32 high 34/ 40 temp inside a balmy 74/80 burnin bought 70 lbs a day . shake down at 5am and 5pm adding new coal each time. new at this if I would have known how easy an hot coal is would have done it long ago!!!!!!! next year maybe a stoker/boiler then no more oil !!!! still need that for hot water. you guys are great /thanks for all the help youve provided !!!! my wife keeps opening the front door an putting the screen down !!!! ha !!! TOMMY in valley forge pa

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cArNaGe
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Location: Montrose, PA
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Post Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 10:22 pm

Stove: EFM 520
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 15f-25f
Square footage of hoom: 3200 (being heated by the 520)
Coal used: Rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 2
Temp of the house: 73-76
Daily usage: 80-120 pounds (est. 5 gallon bucket @ 40lbs)

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gambler
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Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Pioneer
Location: western Pa

Post Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 10:25 pm

Stove: Leisure Line Pioneer
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 18f to 30f
Square footage of home: 2000
Coal used: unknown rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 3.5
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 74-77
The rest of the house temps: 71-73
Daily usage: 50-55lbs.
Take Care and God Bless
Rick

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ceccil
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Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker, Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: 90K, Mark III
Location: Elmira, NY

Post Sun. Nov. 23, 2008 11:36 pm

Stove: Keystoker 90K
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 15f to 29f
Square footage of home: 900
Coal used: unknown Rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5: (1)
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 70
The rest of the house temps: 69-71
Daily usage: 40lbs. (based on cArNaGe's estimate of 5 gal. bucket.) use 1 bucket per day.
Jeff
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dtzackus
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Gibraltar LCC
Stove/Furnace Make: Gibraltar
Stove/Furnace Model: LCC
Location: Schuylkill County, PA

Post Mon. Nov. 24, 2008 2:13 am

Stove: Gibralter LCC hand fired
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 28 - 41
Square footage of home: 3200
Coal used: Harmony Nut - unknown pea
How well insulated is your home from 1-5: 5 (house was insultated for electric heat)
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 80
The rest of the house temps: 71 - 73
Daily usage: 40lbs. (based on cArNaGe's estimate of 5 gal. bucket.) use 1 bucket per day.

Linc
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Alaska Kodiak Stoker
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Location: Martville,NY

Post Mon. Nov. 24, 2008 5:20 am

Stove; Alaske Kodiak Stoker II
Avg low/high's: 20*/30*
Square footage: 1000sq.ft
Coal used: Reading (?) rice
How well insulated 1-5: 3
Temp of room stove is in: 80*
Rest of the house: 74-76*
Daily usage: 22-24#

black dog
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Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
Stove/Furnace Model: K8
Location: Pa

Post Mon. Nov. 24, 2008 8:27 am

Stove: keystoker k8
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 12f 29f
Square footage of home: 4000
Coal used: superior rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 4
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 60-65
Daily usage: 114lbs

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LsFarm
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Self-built 'Big Bertha' SS Boiler
Baseburners & Antiques: Keystone 11, Art Garland
Location: Michigan

Post Mon. Nov. 24, 2008 8:38 am

It's only Thanksgiving!! and I'm burning like it's January !

Stove; AxemanAnderson 260 boiler
Avg low/high's: 10's/20's
Square footage: 4000sq.ft house, 2400sqft shop
Coal used: Superior Pea
How well insulated 1-5: house= 1-3, shop= 0.5
Temp of room stove is in: outdoor boiler building
Rest of the house: 65-70*
Daily usage: 100-120#

Greg L.
Burning Pea/Buckwheat through an antique stoker [semi retired SSboiler],
Running an Axeman-Anderson 260M boiler burning Pea, About 150-250#per day
Farming, Fixing, Fabricating and Flying: 'spare time' what's that?

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Machinist
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker KAA-2
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Other Heating: None
Location: Telford, PA

Post Mon. Nov. 24, 2008 10:00 am

Stove: Keystoker KAA-2 boiler
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 16, 47
Square footage of home: 1200
Coal used: Blasckak Rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 2 1/2
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 70
Daily usage: 50 lbs
Mike

GettingStoked
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Stove/Furnace Make: Alaska
Stove/Furnace Model: Channing III

Post Mon. Nov. 24, 2008 11:22 am

Stove: Alaska Channing III
Average daily low & high temps over the last 5 days: 13 - 28
Square footage of home: 1500
Coal used: Blaschak Rice
How well insulated is your home from 1-5. 3
Temp of the room that the stove is in: 80
The rest of the house temps: 65 - 71
Daily usage: 60lbs.
Chris

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Matthaus
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Leisure Line WL110 Dual Fuel, natural gas
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Leisure Line Lil' Heater (rental house)
Coal Size/Type: Rice and Buckwheat Anthracite
Location: Wilkes Barre, PA

Post Mon. Nov. 24, 2008 11:37 am

Stove; Bethlehem 130 boiler (AA copy)
Avg low/high's: 10's/20's
Square footage: 2,500sq.ft house
Coal used: Superior/Summit Pea blend
How well insulated 1-5: house= 2
Temp of room stove is in: basement is 65*F, no jacket on boiler
Rest of the house: 73* downstairs, 70* F upstairs
Daily usage: 60-80#

The garage:
Stove; LL Pioneer Top Vent
Avg low/high's: 10's/20's
Square footage: 1,000 sq.ft garage with 13' ceilings
Coal used: Superior/Summit/UAE Buckwheat blend
How well insulated 1-5: garage = 3
Temp of room stove is in: 65*F
Rest of the house: N/A
Daily usage: 40-60#
Matthaus
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