How to Run One Burner on Hyfire II

A Coal stoker furnace or stove controls most operations including automatically feeding the coal. They are quite similar to any conventional oil and gas units and easily operated for extended periods of time. They commonly use rice coal but may use larger sizes like buckwheat. They can be used as primary heat, supplementary heat or have a dual set up with your existing oil/gas furnace.
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Post Sat. Oct. 17, 2009 10:10 pm

My husband just installed our Hyfire II and we love it. Our question is how to run just one burner instead of both at the same time. We don't need both running right now. Do we just unplug the feed and blower for one burner so that it doesn't run, or is there another way? Don't see anything in the instructions addressing this. Thanks!
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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
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Post Sun. Oct. 18, 2009 6:25 am

Nope, just unplug the stoker and blower for the side not being used.

You can then shovel some hot coals from one side to the other to light the other burner, then plug it in.

I made up 2 switch boxes (one for combustion, one for stokers) and then I can control them separately without unplugging.

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Leisure Line Hyfire I
- Dave
Hyfire I & Keystoker 90K heating an 1890 Victorian
- Amsoil Authorized T1 Certified Dealer

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Post Sun. Oct. 18, 2009 3:59 pm

Dave, thanks for your help and for the link. Seems a simple solution. :D
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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
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Post Sun. Oct. 18, 2009 5:44 pm

any other questions, just ask... :)
- Dave
Hyfire I & Keystoker 90K heating an 1890 Victorian
- Amsoil Authorized T1 Certified Dealer

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Post Sun. Oct. 18, 2009 5:50 pm

Oh, another question, when shutting down one side, what is the best or easiest method, i.e., unplug stoker and let the coal burn out or unplug the combustion blower and just let the coal go out from lack of air flow, or does it even matter? :?

Thanks,
Connie
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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
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Post Sun. Oct. 18, 2009 6:03 pm

Just unplug the combustion blower and stoker, you don't want to waste coal if you leave the stoker motor on. It usually shuts down pretty fast without any air 5-20+ mins. there still could be warm coal underneath, so don't touch it for a while. (if you are cleaning it out or something)

Here's the plug boxes I made..
Leisure Line Hyfire I
- Dave
Hyfire I & Keystoker 90K heating an 1890 Victorian
- Amsoil Authorized T1 Certified Dealer

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