KA Boiler Summer Settings

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lsayre
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AHS S130 Coal Gun
Coal Size/Type: Blaschak Anthracite Pea
Other Heating: Resistance Boiler (13.5 KW), ComfortMax 75
Location: N/E Ohio, between Medina and Wadsworth

Post Sat. Jul. 20, 2013 12:12 pm

Looks like you've got it dialed in and fine tuned for summer operation. :clap:

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PRengert
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker K6
Location: Livingston county, NYS

Post Tue. Jul. 23, 2013 2:07 pm

Wiz wrote:
PRengert wrote:Been there, done that.

With buck I needed to about double the timer setting (I used 2 groups of 7-8) and cut the feed by 2 turns or so for late spring-early fall operation. Secondary blower was full open.

With rice I run the same settings all the time.
Did this help with ash? Unburnt has increase.
Yes, it helped a lot with the unburnt. I also ran the primary and secondary air full open.

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Rob R.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM DF520
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 50-93
Coal Size/Type: Lehigh Rice
Other Heating: Dad's 1953 EFM Highboy
Location: Chazy, NY

Post Mon. Jul. 29, 2013 6:17 am

Still running good?

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Wiz
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker Ka 6
Coal Size/Type: Casey Junk Coal :(
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Post Mon. Jul. 29, 2013 7:07 am

Rob R. wrote:Still running good?
Yes, coal is burning up great.. very happy

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