Bees making a nest in my stove ?

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by oldmountvernon, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    What would cause this type of build up?
    [​IMG]
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature

    Helpful Sponsor Ads!





  2. Dgopetactical

    Dgopetactical
    Expand Collapse
    Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2012
    Messages:
    314
    Likes Received:
    45
    Loc:
    York County, Pa
    Is it soft and scrape off easy? Or ist it hard and stuck?
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  3. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    Soft and Easy, just how she likes it ;lol sorry :p
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
    Eatonpcat likes this.
  4. subsailor

    subsailor
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2011
    Messages:
    1,420
    Likes Received:
    384
    Loc:
    Winthrop, Maine
    It must be the Sets:p
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
    gbreda and letsblaze like this.
  5. letsblaze

    letsblaze
    Expand Collapse
    Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Messages:
    309
    Likes Received:
    50
    Loc:
    40 minutes north of Grand Rapids
    Yup, Inferior sets. I'll be by to take them crappy pellets off your hands for 1/2 off.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
    gbreda and jtakeman like this.
  6. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    All of them? you were first to offer so their yours
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  7. letsblaze

    letsblaze
    Expand Collapse
    Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Messages:
    309
    Likes Received:
    50
    Loc:
    40 minutes north of Grand Rapids
    I think I will need a semi or two.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  8. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2008
    Messages:
    13,363
    Likes Received:
    1,662
    Loc:
    Standish, ME
    What setting are ya burning on OMV?
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  9. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    Using the Softwood setting Auto its running medium for the most part
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  10. DexterDay

    DexterDay
    Expand Collapse
    Guest

    That looks odd??????

    Do you have an OAK? Is your R/H pretty high (relative humidity)??

    I would love to poke blame at the Sets :)

    But I Effin no better ;)
     
    Eatonpcat likes this.
  11. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    That was my first thought moisture, but no OAK 74 F in here dry as a bone
    sure hope i didnt catch a bad load of sets lol
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  12. farmboy

    farmboy
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2011
    Messages:
    55
    Likes Received:
    0
    Loc:
    eastern va
    I had this exact same thing when I cleaned my stove today,burning green label lignetics.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  13. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    Well to be honest i been playing around switching off some MWP and a bag of GS so cant totally say Sets but mostly Sets
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  14. DexterDay

    DexterDay
    Expand Collapse
    Guest

    Maybe they finally made a chitty batch ;em

    I had better come get all of them off your hands. As my furnace burns the chittiest of pellets :)
     
  15. letsblaze

    letsblaze
    Expand Collapse
    Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Messages:
    309
    Likes Received:
    50
    Loc:
    40 minutes north of Grand Rapids
    Dear Sir,
    Please step away from my pellets. Please see post 4 or 5 as I have already claimed them. :)
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
    gbreda, Melissa220, jtakeman and 2 others like this.
  16. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    well i have 1 ton of the original sets not from my load. gonna have to compare
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  17. DexterDay

    DexterDay
    Expand Collapse
    Guest

    With all due respect....... I'm closer ;)
     
  18. jtakeman

    jtakeman
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2008
    Messages:
    13,496
    Likes Received:
    1,571
    Loc:
    Northwestern CT.
    I get this with most of the good hardwoods that an amount of oak in them. Cubex and Turmans to name a couple. Had a batch of Hamers do it too. Think the oak has a sticky sap like the softies in its fiber and when the embers fly out of the pot they stick to the cast iron. I also get some stuck on my fire grate above my burnpot liner. Swipes right off and is nothin big to deal with. A small price to pay for all the heat they give off! As long as they aren't clinkering, I wouldn't worry!

    I too will take them off your hands if you don't like em. ==c
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
    Eatonpcat likes this.
  19. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    OK you all can thank Jay, they are staying here now
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
    Eatonpcat likes this.
  20. stoaf88

    stoaf88
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2009
    Messages:
    235
    Likes Received:
    16
    Loc:
    RI
    its not your sets.

    im burning them in my stove right now and i got nothing like that.

    your stove may be plugged up from the other brands you were using.

    give the stove a good clean, load in the sets and enjoy
     
  21. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    Stoaf you got the other batch, Since it was raining i gave you the ones out of the garage Not from the full load in the tent
    But im hoping that's the case mixing the other junk pellets
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  22. DexterDay

    DexterDay
    Expand Collapse
    Guest

    Ha.....

    Clean yer stove OMV!!!

    Been burnin'em. But aint been cleanin it. Figures ;)
     
    Eatonpcat likes this.
  23. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    199
    Loc:
    SE Mass
    Full clean on Friday always once a week
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  24. stoaf88

    stoaf88
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2009
    Messages:
    235
    Likes Received:
    16
    Loc:
    RI
    Yea dont worry about different batches. Ive been burning them for 5 years and they have always been consistant.

    This problem is from other pellets or dirty air passages in your stove for sure.

    But of course i can stop by tomorrow and take the rest of the sets off your hands for 100 a ton if you want.

    I can be there with a trailer around 9 am
     
    jtakeman and DexterDay like this.
  25. 343amc

    343amc
    Expand Collapse
    Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2005
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    181
    Loc:
    West Michigan
    I get those when my stove runs on low too long, except they look more like cocoons or mud tubes in my case.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature

Share This Page

Entire Site copyright © 1995-2016 - email to webinfo@hearth.com
Hearth.com and HearthNet are property and trademarks of Hearth.com LLC Advertising Information