My "New" Glenwood Modern Oak 116

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SteveZee
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Post Fri. Oct. 12, 2012 9:28 pm

Well, I broke down and lit up the 116. Got home from a week on the road and it was about 52 in the house and the forcast calling for 27 tonight. Loath to fire the furnace, I fired the 116 and 3 hours later it's 70 in the place and the stove is only cruising at 325. You can imagine in day or two after the house soaks it up, it will be easy to maintain whatever temp I want. This stove has great control and is responsive. The weather is looking like "stove" weather at least thru Monday and depending on what happens then, I may try and idle through the warmer days since the end of next week looks chilly enough. So much for waitin on Halloween. ;)
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Post Fri. Oct. 12, 2012 10:31 pm

Must have felt good after all your work. Stove and fire look good.

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Post Sat. Oct. 13, 2012 6:38 am

Sure looks nice with those blue flames, another avatar picture material.

Is that stove size coal in there or mixed ?
Did nu chrome do your nickel it looks very nice, would you recommend them ?

I spoke to Jack from Nu Chrome this week and he said they should be up and running again very soon since the move is finished.

Edit:
Thought of a couple more questions,
Did you paint or polish the stove barrel I am thinking polish as I am not a fan of paint on a cast iron stove and how many tubes of Williams polish did you use for the entire restoration ?
Keith V
Glenwood No. 6

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Post Sat. Oct. 13, 2012 8:35 am

Thanks Richard, It sure does feel gratifying and satisfying to realize (this morning) that the stove held solid 350 all night and never moved up or down in 13 hours. Don't think it will need a shake till tonight really as the first fill being fresh always lasts longest.

Keith, That is the stove/nut mix coal. I do have a mix of 4/2 stove/nut, but allot of the nut was in the middle so to speak. It's mostly stove as you can see good sized chunks.

Yes I am very happy with how the nickel came out. I worked in a plating shop as a teen and can appreciate good work and proper look. I am not sure who did it but if you call Bryant's Stove in Maine ask for Donna, and tell her you are considering doing the nickel over on your stove and who do they use as their plater (because you've seen a couple different ones and want to make sure it's not whomever before you decide), you might get the name.

2-3 Tubes of Williams will get it done the first time. After that it doesn't take near as much (maybe a tube or less) to polish the stove but like a wood finish, the first one seems to "soak" it up.

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Post Sat. Oct. 13, 2012 9:25 pm

Very nice Steve. Happy to see that your stove can be controlled like you described it. Good reward for your work.
I think I should move down to get a colder temp. :D but it's coming soon.

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Post Sat. Oct. 13, 2012 9:26 pm

We'll need a performance update in the a.m. Steve!

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Post Sat. Oct. 13, 2012 9:35 pm

Forgot to ask Steve but where did you place the thermometer on the stove? Thanks.

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Post Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 9:05 am

PJT wrote:We'll need a performance update in the a.m. Steve!
Tended at 7pm and filled for the night, stove at 350 degrees. This morning at 7am. it's pegged at (wait for it......) 350 degrees. ;) Really didn't need much of a fill either.


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Post Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 9:12 am

nortcan wrote:Forgot to ask Steve but where did you place the thermometer on the stove? Thanks.
Pierre, It's up on the top of the barrel on the right side. It's under the top skirt a little bit but can still read it easily. I'll post a pix but the camera batts are charging at moment.

Here we go. I like this thermom. It has a large range all the way to 850! Hopefully we never need that! ;)
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Post Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 9:23 am

That thing looks great Steve. I guess I will be on the skype line soon with my son to go through the fire up process for the Harman if it is that cold up there.
I know where there is a similar stove, probably a base burner but a Glenwood or Modern Glenwood that I aspire to own one day. It sets in a basement looking nice and not being used. :o

Kevin

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Post Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 9:24 am

What was the overnight low temp wise, didn't get very cold here over night maybe mid to low 40's.Friday night it was lows 30's and I fired up the new gas boiler and bled air from the radiators and now it works very well. I could get used to those things on the wall, I think they call them a thermostat :lol: but the bill in a month or so may change my mind really quickly if my natural gas usage and cost are high :oops: .

Back to work on the 6, need to start assembly of the lower pans today.
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Post Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 9:56 am

KLook wrote:That thing looks great Steve. I guess I will be on the skype line soon with my son to go through the fire up process for the Harman if it is that cold up there.
I know where there is a similar stove, probably a base burner but a Glenwood or Modern Glenwood that I aspire to own one day. It sets in a basement looking nice and not being used. :o

Kevin
Kev, Yeah Man, definitely keep that Glenwood in your sights. On Friday when I got back from Boston it was about 52 in the house. Looked at the weather and it was "stoveable" for the next 4 days or so and marginal after that so I decided to give it a go. The cookstove is off so just the MO116 heating the whole place is doing it pretty easily too.

Kieth, the low friday night was 29 and we had a good hard frost. Last night was about 39. Now that the stove has been going a couple days the house is starting to get consistent through out heat wise. I've only had the 116 at 350 for these 38 hours now and it's 70 throughout.

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Post Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 12:08 pm

You just can't say enough good things about an air-tight stove!
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Post Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 12:41 pm

Thanks for the update Steve keep them coming.....now we need some really cold weather to put it through its paces :!:

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Post Sun. Oct. 14, 2012 1:27 pm

SteveZee wrote:
PJT wrote:We'll need a performance update in the a.m. Steve!
Tended at 7pm and filled for the night, stove at 350 degrees. This morning at 7am. it's pegged at (wait for it......) 350 degrees. ;) Really didn't need much of a fill either.
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