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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 Minister of Fire

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    What would cause this type of build up?
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  2. Dgopetactical

    Dgopetactical Feeling the Heat

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    Is it soft and scrape off easy? Or ist it hard and stuck?
  3. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon Minister of Fire

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    Soft and Easy, just how she likes it ;lol sorry :p
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  4. subsailor

    subsailor Minister of Fire

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    It must be the Sets:p
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  5. letsblaze

    letsblaze Feeling the Heat

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    Yup, Inferior sets. I'll be by to take them crappy pellets off your hands for 1/2 off.
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  6. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon Minister of Fire

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    All of them? you were first to offer so their yours
  7. letsblaze

    letsblaze Feeling the Heat

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    I think I will need a semi or two.
  8. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    What setting are ya burning on OMV?
  9. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon Minister of Fire

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    Using the Softwood setting Auto its running medium for the most part
  10. DexterDay

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    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 ;)
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  11. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon Minister of Fire

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    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
  12. farmboy

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    I had this exact same thing when I cleaned my stove today,burning green label lignetics.
  13. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon Minister of Fire

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    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
  14. DexterDay

    DexterDay 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 Feeling the Heat

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    Dear Sir,
    Please step away from my pellets. Please see post 4 or 5 as I have already claimed them. :)
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  16. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon Minister of Fire

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    well i have 1 ton of the original sets not from my load. gonna have to compare
  17. DexterDay

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

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    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
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  19. oldmountvernon

    oldmountvernon Minister of Fire

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    OK you all can thank Jay, they are staying here now
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  20. stoaf88

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    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 Minister of Fire

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    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
  22. DexterDay

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    Ha.....

    Clean yer stove OMV!!!

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

    oldmountvernon Minister of Fire

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    Full clean on Friday always once a week
  24. stoaf88

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    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
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  25. 343amc

    343amc Feeling the Heat

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    I get those when my stove runs on low too long, except they look more like cocoons or mud tubes in my case.

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