Get your oil burner nozzles from the original equipment manufacturer for the best quality. It is the aftermarket that will cut corners.
Burner nozzles should last forever, if they are made of the correct alloy, There is nothing in #2 diesel or stove oil that would erode the orifices,...
I work on large power plant boilers. For a small home heating boiler, I wouldn't do any maintenance.
At work we use #2 diesel to clean burner parts,...
My neighbor has a tractor with a fork attachment where the front loader goes, it fits into all sorts of tight places.
I found this :
I wonder if it has the capacity to work with a large trailer mounted barbecue?...
I have a 350 gallon steel tank that I would like to convert into a barbecue/smoker.
I have seen pellet fired barbecues, but I'm wondering if anyone...
I haven't run the pellet stove or the oil furnace since April. I'm just fine with the house temperature at 60F. If I feel cold, I'll put on a...
It's not something I've ever considered. Inside stuff doesn't rust around here.
WD 40 will not last more than a few days, it is not oil and will...
I don't see a problem with a pellet stove in the garage, they let you put gas hot water heaters, with open flame pilot lights, in garages.
I put an old Whitfield Advantage II in my insulated detached garage/shop and direct vented it outside. It keeps the garage a nice 65 degrees when it...
Thanks, I tried Googling it and just got, American Society of Healthsystem Pharmacists, and I knew that wasn't right.
For clarity, maybe it would be...
What is a ASHP? I'm guessing some kind of heat pump, but I can't noodle out "AS"
I store my pellets outside under an enclosed porch. The pellets are not covered, they sit on a pallet and are exposed on three sides. I haven't had a...
I've had two tons in my one ton Ford, it is a 4x4 with overload springs, it didn't squat much at all.
Clean Burn, which are made in Tacoma WA and Olympics or Cascades which are made by the same company in Shelton WA.
Around here, douglas fir pellets are the only thing available, so I haven't burned anything else to compare them to. They heat real well and leave...
Much of the fun of the leaf blower trick is the big cloud of ash that comes out, just don't do it when the wind is blowing where you don't want it to...
I use the leaf blower trick instead of a full cleaning. Why would you do it if the stove was clean!?
I don't see any threads about Lennox stoves. How do they compare with other more popular stoves? It seems that after Lennox bought Whitfield, their...
I'm U.S. Merchant Marine, we call toilets, toilets.
Where are the headlights on a sailboat? In the bathroom!
What stash? It's all gone. I'm done burning pellets 'till next fall.
I thought they called them "Filberts" in Oregon! :)
I have a pellet stove in my garage that is direct vented, it is just a two foot vent pipe. I put the leaf blower suction over the end of the exhaust,...
Scrape your burn pot several times a day!? I never scrape my burn pot, no need to. Sounds like a bad design to me!
Outside temperature here has been in the upper 40s to low 50s for the last week or so. My old Whitfield is set at the lowest setting and the house is...
I have a dog door six feet from the stove, I think it leaks enough air to count as an outside air supply.
I never had a target humidity, it is what it is, I guess.
What pellet shortage? They are easy to get here!
My used stove had a bad board when I got it, I gave the board to my wife and she fixed it. She teaches electronics at a community college.
My old Whitfield does not have auto start. In the fall I make a bunch my own fire starters by filling egg carton cups with sawdust and paraffin wax....
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