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Igniter to Flame Time

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by IHATEPROPANE, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. IHATEPROPANE

    IHATEPROPANE Minister of Fire

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    So I just replaced my igniter and my stove goes from cold to flame in seven minutes.

    Just seeing how other stoves match up.

    PS....Room blower comes on at 13 min

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  2. Pelleting In NJ

    Pelleting In NJ Feeling the Heat

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    I think my Ecoteck Elena takes about 3 or 4 minutes.
  3. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    I see fire in 2 to 3(depending on pellets) minutes. 5 minutes she's blowing heat at me.
  4. hyfire

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    Damn I'm at 21 minutes.what am I doing wrong?????????????????
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    Bioburner Minister of Fire

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    Lets see, Bixby on corn about 6, PC45s on pellets under 5, Elena about 4, Hestia about 6 on corn
  6. IHATEPROPANE

    IHATEPROPANE Minister of Fire

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    Dang...all you guys got me beat!!!

    Well, except for Hyfire.....I feel better now lol
  7. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    The stoves with the pressure igniters are the cats meow! But cost the moon when its time for new.
    Did ya contact FyreBug? HE says he has some tricks.

    20 minutes plus with a pressure igniter doesn't seem right?
  8. hyfire

    hyfire Feeling the Heat

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    Hes not available...on the road for a week.......
  9. hyfire

    hyfire Feeling the Heat

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    Yes I agree pump is working and hissing out of the injector glowing red too...........
  10. SmokeyTheBear

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    You might get a faster light if the end of the igniter is back away from the burn pot side just a bit and if your igniter is sticking out into the burn pot you really need to pull it back.
  11. IHATEPROPANE

    IHATEPROPANE Minister of Fire

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    Its about 3/16 inside the tube.
  12. hyfire

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    Its depth is fixed by a shoulder, it can't be put any lower in, so I don;t think that is the issue. The auger has a tendency to stack the pellets not close to the ignitor, until the 2nd firing attempt where it fill the burn pot up big time then it starts within one minute, or so after that happens.
  13. imacman

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    Englander 10-cpm goes from cold stove to flame in about 2 1/2 minutes.
  14. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    I was responding to the OP.
  15. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    Try 1/8" which is still inside the tube but not quite as far as you have it. Also make sure that the area around the igniter is clean. I doubt if you get much of a change but you might pick up a minute.
  16. IHATEPROPANE

    IHATEPROPANE Minister of Fire

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    I will move it up when I get a spare minute...it is actually very easy to change on my stove. 15 min job. My first igniter was outside the tube about 1/16.....didn't last very long
  17. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    hyfire,

    Is your stove level?
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    4 minutes to flame and another 4 before the conv blower kicks on.
  19. hyfire

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    Yes just rechecked it, however todays ignition time was about 7 minutes. I am getting some in-consistency's on the ignition time for some reason.
  20. DexterDay

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    Are your pellets Looong?

    A short pellet will be more consistent.

    If I get time in a few days, I will post a video of my stoves start up. My Quad was pretty quick. But this one may have it beat :)
  21. hyfire

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    No I would say they are average nothing longer than may an inch and a bit..
  22. fmsm

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    3 minutes 18 seconds.....
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    i see this thread derailing into a beer thread :)
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    P38X2 Minister of Fire

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    Propane torch igniter. Flame in 45 seconds :p
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  25. jtakeman

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    Prolly sooner than that. Almost instant if you use map gas! Now if you can just figure out how to do it all by itself? :p

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