Big lump Bituminous coal

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Hillbilly
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Post By: Hillbilly » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:04 am

Went and picked up a ton and half of bit from the same coal dealer I've been dealing with the past 4 years, this Coal seems to have different burning characteristics then what I'm used to. No where near as Volatile and less smoke , the ash is lighter in color no where near as red as previous coal ash. Takes some primary air to get it going and get the heat and it does not fuse together as bad as I'm used to. Dealer said it was Eastern Kentucky Coal. I'll try and get some pics
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Post By: Rob R. » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:05 am

Sounds like a great product.

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Post By: Hillbilly » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:13 am

My brother who has mined poca#3 seam for 30 years says for bit it's harder than woodpecker lips. Just getting the stove and routine down is a little different.
Tony

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Post By: coaledsweat » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 9:13 am

That's some big chunks!


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Post By: StokerDon » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:04 pm

Hillbilly wrote:
Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:13 am
My brother who has mined poca#3 seam for 30 years says for bit it's harder than woodpecker lips.
:lol: :yes:

Looks like some nice stuff. Do you have any pics of it burning?

-Don

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Post By: warminmn » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:12 pm

Id love to burn rocks that size!

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Post By: Hillbilly » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:30 pm

Charged the Warm Morning up around 5.00 pm ,put the poker to it around 8.00pm. This coal has white ash to it and less tending then what I'm used to. If you look close at the chimney's in the stove it has some blue's
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Post By: Hillbilly » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:41 pm

Some pics of the WM 400 chimneys burning .Very seldom have I seen blue flames coming out.
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Post By: StokerDon » Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 8:57 pm

Wow! that is neat look'in!

Nice show there Tony.

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Post By: corey » Thu. Feb. 01, 2018 8:48 am

I get the blues also With Ky Bit looks like it has the same characteristics oh it is some hard coal to bust.

Looking nice.

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Post By: lsayre » Thu. Feb. 01, 2018 10:48 am

Do you break it up any before it goes into your stove?

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Post By: Hillbilly » Thu. Feb. 01, 2018 12:59 pm

If it can fit through the door it goes. I try and put it in easy not to damage the fire brick. When it's time to tend I'll open pipe damper poke it some then shake it down. I try and keep the WM#400 full to top of fire bricks.
Tony

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Post By: Hillbilly » Thu. Feb. 01, 2018 1:16 pm

Here's a pic of the chunks idling along. Close to a 100 pond in the stove.
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