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  1. Kevin*

    Kevin* Burning Hunk

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    So i am staring to clean out some ash for the first time and i have been finding these things, this is the bigest of them, 3"x4"x2", but there's alot of them, i have been buring some old growth mapple, is this some kind of mineral from the wood or am i screwing something up?

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  2. dorkweed

    dorkweed Guest

    Clinkers. From the impurities in your wood. Coal fired furnaces and forges(especially) get them.
  3. Kevin*

    Kevin* Burning Hunk

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    Sweet! just another nail in the coffin for how bad a** this stove is.
  4. jeff_t

    jeff_t Minister of Fire

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    Huh. Never had a clinker in my wood stove. Plenty when I was burning corn, though.
  5. hookspacken

    hookspacken Member

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    Troy, NY
    I have seen these in my stoves. More so in my last catalytic stove than my current stove though.
  6. HotCoals

    HotCoals Minister of Fire

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    I found a small one once!

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