Diary of a Surdiac

Lisa171
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Joined: Fri. Oct. 13, 2017 1:14 pm
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Surdiac
Coal Size/Type: Pea anthracite
Other Heating: Electric- Almost went broke heating house with it last winter!
Location: CT

Post By: Lisa171 » Mon. Oct. 16, 2017 8:52 pm

Tried to push cold air down the stairs last winter, with little success ☹️
The stairs in my raised ranch are half closed off so it felt that warm air just got stalled somewhere right in the middle of it. This winter with hopefully more powerful and consistent heating stove, not just 3-4 hours of burn in the evenings, I am sure I will be expirementing all possiblities!


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confedsailor
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Posts: 466
Joined: Tue. Mar. 12, 2013 9:46 pm
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 100 KBtu Chappee
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Surdiac 513
Other Heating: Oil Fired 1950"s American Standard Arcoliner 132K BTU
Location: Moosup Ct

Post By: confedsailor » Mon. Oct. 16, 2017 9:04 pm

Ah, so only a half story and not enough "thermal driving head" The greater amount and duration of heat from the coal will help a great deal in getting circulation going.

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