Varde Aura 11, will it burn smokeless fuel

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Post by kah22 » Thu. Mar. 04, 2021 4:13 pm

My first post! I’ve a Varde Aura 11 wood burning stove.

The problem, it does say 'Wood burner' NOT Multi-burner. But two retailers that I've contacted say yes you can burn smokeless in it. Also it has a shaker grate, see, page 13, which from my reading meets the solid fuel requirements.

It’s not a stove I use very often, maybe once a month and I use kiln dried logs but it would be handy to throw on a small amount of smokeless.

The stove is of Scandinavia design and it occurred to me that as wood is a main fuel there it just wasn’t tested for solid fuel.

Thanks in advance for any assistance you can offer, and please feel free to expand on my question


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Post by coaledsweat » Thu. Mar. 04, 2021 6:50 pm

When you say smokeless, do you mean anthracite coal?

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Post by franco b » Thu. Mar. 04, 2021 10:36 pm

Seems like it will, but bed depth might be a problem, as is the composition of the insulating liners not being hard enough to withstand the abrasion of coal.

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