New Install Few Questions ???

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robbs64
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Stove/Furnace Make: efm
Stove/Furnace Model: 520df / 1992

Post Wed. Dec. 14, 2011 8:43 pm

hello
im new here just recently bought a 1992 520 df the coal stoker has never seen coal, the peoble who owned it only used oil, the domestic coil leaked as I have learned is common, the guy who removed it
had a plate welded on the whole back and eliminated the domestic coil all together, thats fine with me ,im installing in my garage 10,000 sq feet with in floor heat, when I got it home I removed the jacket and the
base was rusty thin on the back so I fabed a complete new base up out of stainless it will last forever. thats the history, now heres my questions. My coal bin is 16feet X 8 X 6 high I wanted to get about 15 tons in
i know with this large bin ill never get it to flow to auger completely, and ill be doing some shoveling,(i may taper sides a little) but the auger is comeing in the 8 wide side how long max would you exstend, don't want to
have problems. secondly I have read the recomendation to build a tunnel over the auger in case of problems how much clearance around auger tube do you recomend,

robbs64
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Post Mon. Dec. 19, 2011 6:41 pm

i must have asked a really dumb question guess ????

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Dennis
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: AHS/WOC55-multi-fuel/wood,oil,coal
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Rob R.
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Post Mon. Dec. 19, 2011 6:49 pm

EFM has a nice bin diagram in the DF520 manual on page 13. http://efmheating.com/manuals/DF520-Installation.pdf

robbs64
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Post Mon. Dec. 19, 2011 7:35 pm

thanks rob,i looked thru the manual severl times,didnt pay attention to the bin drawing

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