Darn Baro Damper!

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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Carbon12
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker KA-6
Coal Size/Type: Rice/Anthracite
Other Heating: Heat Pump/Forced Hot Air Oil Furnace
Location: Harrisburg, PA

Post Tue. Oct. 22, 2013 4:46 pm

All smoke pipe is triple screwed together. Every time I go to screw the baro damper in, it moves out of plumb! GRRRR!!! Metal tape all around for now. Will re attempt screwing when I calm down! Lol!
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Hambden Bob
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Harman 1998 Magnum Stoker
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Blower Model Coal Chubby 1982-Serial#0097
Coal Size/Type: Rice-A-Roni ! / Nut
Other Heating: Pro-Pain Forced Air
Location: Hambden Twp. Geauga County,Ohio

Post Tue. Oct. 22, 2013 4:59 pm

Good Idea....Never Screw when you're Angry,Upset or Frustrated ! :taz: :funny: Somehow the assembly's getting torqued. Recheck how it was bedded into the pipe,prior to drilling and fastening in.....
Remember,There's No Sight Like Anthracite !......Hambden Bob

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Carbon12
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker KA-6
Coal Size/Type: Rice/Anthracite
Other Heating: Heat Pump/Forced Hot Air Oil Furnace
Location: Harrisburg, PA

Post Tue. Oct. 22, 2013 5:06 pm

Briefly glanced at the tube of high temp silicone furnace caulk. Hmmm??? I'll have a beverage and think about it me more :D
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Carbon12
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker KA-6
Coal Size/Type: Rice/Anthracite
Other Heating: Heat Pump/Forced Hot Air Oil Furnace
Location: Harrisburg, PA

Post Tue. Oct. 22, 2013 5:07 pm

Some more,...that is.
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gaw
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker KA-6
Coal Size/Type: Rice from Schuylkill County
Location: Parts Unknown

Post Tue. Oct. 22, 2013 6:14 pm

I have found that slightly out of plumb does not make much difference. If it is only moving a little I would not lose any sleep over it unless your over-fire draft readings are way out of spec. That should be -.02 on the KA6 if memory serves me but I do drink occasionally so don’t take my word for it.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: DS Machine 1300 with hopper
Coal Size/Type: Blaschak Anthracite Nut
Other Heating: Oil hot water radiators (fuel oil); propane
Location: Central Maine

Post Tue. Oct. 22, 2013 6:23 pm

Mine's out of plumb too, a little. If I don't like how it behaves, I move the weight a little.
Perfect is the enemy of good. :)
I'm trying to make this foolproof, but I'm badly outnumbered.

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Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Blaschak Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (13.5 KW)
Location: N/E Ohio, between Medina and Wadsworth

Post Tue. Oct. 22, 2013 6:27 pm

I have a Fields Type M, and instead of screwing it in, I just sealed it in place with high temperature silicone rubber adhesive. The M's have very little perimeter lip through which to run screws.
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