April 2013 Coal Consumption

If you are in need of a more conventional heating solution that requires no power look no further. Unlike an automated stoker boiler these units do not require power to generate heat. They can be set up wiith pumps like a typical boiler or a gravity fed sytem insuring heat during power failures. Models include many New Yorker coal boilers, EFM WCB-24 and others. Some of these units can also burn wood.
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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)
Location: N/E Ohio, between Medina and Wadsworth

Post Sat. Apr. 20, 2013 8:08 am

I'm currently projecting 820 lbs. for April, and 8,750 lbs. since September 29th.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Patriot Coal - (custom built by Jim Dorsey, Taunton MA - RIP 4/18/13)
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III (SOLD!)
Coal Size/Type: Rice / Blaschak anthracite
Other Heating: Oil fired Burnham boiler
Location: West-Central Mass

Post Sat. Apr. 20, 2013 9:45 am

I need a few minutes to count the hundreds of bag corners. Probably going to light up the last 2 bags right now after watching the forecast ..... :mad:

I shall update later. Got to be right around 5 tons or more. Burned wood for the first time this season, so might be right at 5 this time around.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Leisure Line WL 110
Location: Northern Maine (Houlton area)

Post Sat. Apr. 20, 2013 7:54 pm

If I burn to the end of April I will use about 920 lbs. , more than expected for April . We had some cold days in April here and company for a week so used alot dhw , it all adds up . That will add up to 8320 lbs. since Oct .9 .

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

Post Tue. Apr. 30, 2013 7:21 pm

I just topped off and my actual coal consumed for April was only 774 lbs. Well down from my earlier projection of 820 lbs. And even farther off than that from my formula calculated usage for the month of 850 lbs. After serving me well since October, my HDD's formula has failed me (in a nice way) for April. Either that or I lost track and forgot to record a load of coal that I added to the boiler somewhere along the line during the month. ???

The mean temperature for the entire month came in at 48.05 degrees by my reckoning here in these parts. Just about normal for April around here.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Leisure Line WL 110
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Post Thu. May. 02, 2013 9:53 am

I used 880 lbs. for April and as soon as the hopper is empty I will be done with coal for the summer season. I used 8280 lbs. to the end of April and started burning on Oct. 9th . This was my first year burning coal and I am well pleased with both the 110 boiler and the amount of coal used . I would like to thank all of you on the forum for all the help , it was much appreciated .

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Hand Fed Coal Stove: HITZER 50-93
Coal Size/Type: BLASCHAK Nut
Location: Freetown,NY 13803

Post Thu. May. 02, 2013 1:16 pm

About half of what I used in March ;)
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Stove/Furnace Model: No. 28 Glenwood 1880, Alaska
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Post Thu. May. 02, 2013 10:37 pm

All the coal I had left from the six tons bought 7 MONTHS AGO !!!! now 2 days into the EIGHTh month ;)
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