Probe Temperature

Hand fed coal boilers and furnaces using bituminous coal to heat your home or business. Hand fed stoves as the name implies require manual feeding and air adjustments.
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corey
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Post Fri. Mar. 04, 2016 2:18 pm

Hey all.

What does your probe temperature usually run? Mine runs at 200 to 400 18 inches up. But just wondering about low to high numbers here.

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Post Tue. Nov. 22, 2016 1:44 pm

corey wrote:Hey all.

What does your probe temperature usually run? Mine runs at 200 to 400 18 inches up. But just wondering about low to high numbers here.
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Post Tue. Nov. 22, 2016 2:04 pm

What kind of "probe" are you asking about ? And I'm almost afraid to ask, but,....... 18 inches up where ? :shock:

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Post Tue. Nov. 22, 2016 2:13 pm

I have an 8" probe thermometer at the elbow, about 20" up on my Axeman. Runs about 90-110° at idle and around 250-300° when humping.
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Post Tue. Nov. 22, 2016 3:05 pm

It's a condar probe got it 18 inches above stove.

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Post Tue. Nov. 22, 2016 5:39 pm

Probe as opposed to magnetic stick-on. 200-400 degrees sounds about right for a flue pipe probe. Internal measurement is far superior to surface measurement, and will be 50% to 100% higher than surface measurement.
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Post Tue. Nov. 22, 2016 6:51 pm

Thank you all for the replies. I purchased the probe when I had my EPA wood stove. Just left it in.

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