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Post by Benny » Wed. Jan. 08, 2020 3:28 pm

So he never cleaned it from last year, we were looking at it to change the flue from power vent to the chimney,we found a steel plate on top of the coal at the back of the grate. Anybody know what it is and where it goes?

 
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Post by nepacoal » Wed. Jan. 08, 2020 3:40 pm

Sounds like the plate that is screwed up under the throat area. It sets the height of the coal being pushed through.

 
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Post by Benny » Wed. Jan. 08, 2020 4:01 pm

That’s what I was thinking. Do I need to pull the stoker out to fix it?

 
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Post by nepacoal » Wed. Jan. 08, 2020 4:06 pm

Check out page 2 of this thread... Shows some good pictures. It's a smaller stoker than the Koker, but it has the same parts. And yes, I believe you must pull the stoker to get to the screws

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Post by Benny » Wed. Jan. 08, 2020 4:11 pm

Thank you much, I’ll check it out

 
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Post by 2001Sierra » Thu. Jan. 09, 2020 9:43 pm

If you don't clean these steel stoves at the end of the season they will self destruct pretty quickly in humid summers. They need to be cleaned and oiled to get years of service. Just sayin'

 
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Post by CoalisCoolxWarm » Thu. Jan. 09, 2020 10:00 pm

What make/model?

 
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Post by Benny » Fri. Jan. 10, 2020 3:26 am

It’s a keystoker koker 160 I believe. Last year was having co problems in warm weather, even with power vent turned up just shut it down.

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Post by WNY » Fri. Jan. 10, 2020 6:03 am

That a good size stoker, did you have a draft gauge to monitor how well the power vent was working and have it adjusted properly. Without a draft gauge, you can't adjust draft properly. if you had CO issues, it probably wasn't pulling enough draft or you need to check gaskets on the stove. Sometimes you have to run it a bit warmer in warmer weather to keep draft going, or if you have a plate or speed adjustment on the power vent, needs to be opened up a bit or more speed.

 
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Post by Benny » Fri. Jan. 10, 2020 6:51 am

He got a Dwyer after the fact, we’re going to install and go to the chimney. He lives in a hollow to doesn’t help matters

 
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Post by Benny » Tue. Jan. 21, 2020 5:16 pm

Pulled the stoker out and replaced the plate, abandoned the power vent and hooked up the mono. All looks good w

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