Lit the Old Girl Tonight

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Qball
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Keystoker Koker
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Location: Rhode Island
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Post Mon. Oct. 12, 2009 7:00 pm

Well I haven't been on here in quite a while. I lit the stove tonight to get the chill out. I hate to hear that oil furnance kick on. I noticed the angle iron inside the door that covers the firebrick was nearly burnt through,. Took that out to make a new one and decided to light her up. Feels great 70 inside and 47 out. I'm sureI will let her go out before the final match of the season.


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Stoker Coal Boiler: AA130's,260's, AHS130&260's,EFM900,GJ & V-Wert
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Franks,Itasca 415,Jensen, NYer 130,Van Wert
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Alaska, EFM, Keystoker, Yellow Flame
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Alaska, Keystoker-2,Leisure Line
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Alaska, Gibraltar, Keystone,Vc Vigilant 2
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Ford, Jensen, NYer, Van Wert,
Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwoods
Coal Size/Type: Barley, Buck, Rice ,Nut, Stove
Other Heating: Oil HWBB
Location: Central NH, Concord area

Post Mon. Oct. 12, 2009 7:21 pm

Was 23 here this AM, had to look three times and then check the computer for current conditions. It's just a scare tactic to see who can last till the end of the month. The Hand-fed guys used to call us 'Girlie-men' because we had stokers, heck, I didn't know any better....but I still don't ever run a hand-fed...even though I own 3 of them. Perhaps someday when I have a weak moment, I will fire on up. I do have 2 hand fed boilers I play with, just so that I know having a stoker was the right thing to do.
All anyone needs to do is stay comfortable,by whatever means. Laugh at the snow flurries on the AM...it's only a test.... :cry: :| :roll: :? :lol: :D :shock: :!:

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