Simple Automatic Air Controller But...

BrotherBart Posted By BrotherBart, Feb 13, 2013 at 6:47 PM

  1. BrotherBart

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    Not one word on their website about it or anywhere else on the Web that I can find.

     
  2. BrowningBAR

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    Seems like it is a variation on VC's old design.
     
  3. BrotherBart

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    Bet you can picture it inside the heat shield on that 30-NC with an extension on the primary air inlet.
     
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    That would be nice to have on my stove.:)
     
  6. BrowningBAR

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    I'd give it a try. Definitely.

    But, I gotta say, all three stoves are rarely messed with once the stoves are locked in. Seriously considering a second 30 to replace the Encore in the kitchen. Really depends on what I can do with the air leaks in this place. I have the heat, but the added firepower would add an extra level of ease when the temps drop.
     
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    Yeah i would give it a test drive too.
     
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    Seems way more responsive then the t-stat on my bkk.
     
  9. HollowHill

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    What I would think it would be great for would be burning down the coals. I'm assuming that it would automatically feed it more air as the temp went down. It would be great to wake up to a coal bed that was nicely burned down instead of having to turn up the air and wait an hour or so for the bed to burn down. Not much heat at that point and natives are getting restless... Of course, conversely, it would not be great to wake up to no coal bed...
     
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    looks bi-metallic. Doesnt quad has a similar system to add boost air on startup but with a timer?
     
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    ACC or ACT, whatever they call it this year.
     
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    Yeah, but it only automates the closing. It won't open itself. Matter of fact, mine doesn't even have the ACC it is an early Isle Royale (meaning it is a manual control). And the ACC is basically timer operated. Not temp sensitive.
     
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    Is that flapper covering the outside air hole?
     
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    The links to your automatic air controller are not working for me.
     
  16. nate379

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    I'd imagine that video is showing it sped up.

     
  17. HotCoals

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    I dunno but the bkk works so well on low burn here that I don't really care.
    Would be great though if the air would open all the way to burn coals when the stove got down to 250 or so.
     
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    Even the new IR's do not have the ACC option. Quad has not made that available for either of there cast models. Cumberland gap being the other quad without it. It is a neat idea but I'm not sure i would actually use it. I like to control my burn myself
     
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    Oh, I loves me my startup air. It is a manual control on mine.
     
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    Yea I really like quads startup air design. Def a neat and simple feature. I just meant i dont think i would like using the ACC operated ones on the steel models. i like the manual style startup air on their cast models. I'm looking to get my new IR next week!!
     
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    Oh, you lucky dog.;)
     
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    Why no just load earlier prior to going to bed, that would give the coals more chance to burn down earlier prior to waking up and reloading. Of course it may be a tad cooler in the house at wake up time.
     
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    For those of us with drafty homes, and HollwHill is one of us, a "tad" cooler could be the difference of waking up to 59 degrees as oppose to 70 degrees.
     
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    LMAO, that would be a tad more than a tad.
     

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