Stove With Coal-Trol Won't Shut Off?

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spc
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Post Wed. Jan. 09, 2008 4:19 pm

gambler wrote:I set my coal-trol to set back 2 degrees every weekday while nobody is home and it starts to ramp up the 2 degrees at 4:30. I rarely see an overshoot unless the outside temps are on the warmer side. If I try to setback 3 degrees I get an overshoot by 2 degrees just about every time.
Hi gambler, Whats your min-max settings? Thanks.
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Post Wed. Jan. 09, 2008 4:46 pm

I doubt 2 degrees makes much of a dent. I usually set my manual feed back to idle when I leave which is about 8-10 degrees. When I get home I turn the feed rate to 5 and when it gets to about 3 degrees of the final temp I want I set it back to 3.
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Post Wed. Jan. 09, 2008 8:44 pm

spc wrote:
gambler wrote:I set my coal-trol to set back 2 degrees every weekday while nobody is home and it starts to ramp up the 2 degrees at 4:30. I rarely see an overshoot unless the outside temps are on the warmer side. If I try to setback 3 degrees I get an overshoot by 2 degrees just about every time.
Hi gambler, Whats your min-max settings? Thanks.
I have my min feed set at 4 and my max feed set at 35
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