I Just Ordered a Keystoker Baywindow

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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kc4601
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Post Wed. Jun. 18, 2008 3:59 pm

Do you have any advise? I ordered a Keystoker 75K Baywindow. Delivery is 8 weeks. I need to lay in a supply of coal and prepare the chosen spot in the house for the stove. What do I need to know?

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Post Wed. Jun. 18, 2008 4:15 pm

Read a few threads on coal quality b4 you buy your coal. Bad coal will ruin your winter! (get good stuff...There is a huge difference!)
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
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Post Wed. Jun. 18, 2008 4:28 pm

We just heard today that Keystoker isn't taking any more orders this year. True or False?
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Post Wed. Jun. 18, 2008 6:15 pm

I placed my order 3 weeks ago, and got it installed Monday. :D
John
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Post Wed. Jun. 18, 2008 6:46 pm

Guy in work put down payment on a -90, dealer said he'd have it in 2 weeks. Central CT area.

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Post Wed. Jun. 18, 2008 7:01 pm

I'm talking about availability from the factory.
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Post Wed. Jun. 18, 2008 7:21 pm

My dealer said that Keystoker wasn't taking anymore orders after Friday! :shock: :shock:
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Post Thu. Jun. 19, 2008 6:48 am

It sounds like I made a wise choice to order when I did. I hope there are no problems or delays with the order due to the high order volume. I didn't get any feedback that orders were being closed out, but if they are I was lucky.

Now about coal. I am looking to go with Blaschak rice in 40lbs bags. I was thinking of ordering 6-10 tons to lock in the payback on the stove. How is the quality of Blascak? Is there a better product in 40 lbs bags or similar? I won't be able to dump a pile in the back yard, the boss wouldn't like that.


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Post Thu. Jun. 19, 2008 6:58 am

My stove did come from the factory. I think I heard that they were going to start concentrating on the boilers..
John
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Post Thu. Jun. 19, 2008 6:59 am

kc4601 wrote:It sounds like I made a wise choice to order when I did. I hope there are no problems or delays with the order due to the high order volume. I didn't get any feedback that orders were being closed out, but if they are I was lucky.

Now about coal. I am looking to go with Blaschak rice in 40lbs bags. I was thinking of ordering 6-10 tons to lock in the payback on the stove. How is the quality of Blascak? Is there a better product in 40 lbs bags or similar? I won't be able to dump a pile in the back yard, the boss wouldn't like that.
I burned a few bags of Blaschak in my former Magnum last year. Burned nice.

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Post Thu. Jun. 19, 2008 7:00 am

kc4601 wrote:It sounds like I made a wise choice to order when I did. I hope there are no problems or delays with the order due to the high order volume. I didn't get any feedback that orders were being closed out, but if they are I was lucky.

Now about coal. I am looking to go with Blaschak rice in 40lbs bags. I was thinking of ordering 6-10 tons to lock in the payback on the stove. How is the quality of Blascak? Is there a better product in 40 lbs bags or similar? I won't be able to dump a pile in the back yard, the boss wouldn't like that.
Blaschak is excellent coal. Stay away from Reading Coal.
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
Winston Churchill
Shaking & Poking The TLC2000 Video

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Post Thu. Jun. 19, 2008 10:15 am

Add Harman to the list of no new orders.
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