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  1. DBCOOPER

    DBCOOPER Feeling the Heat

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    42 degrees and 88% relative humidity = a smokey start in my quad with outdoor air. Anybody else notice that?

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  2. CT Pellet

    CT Pellet Minister of Fire

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    Not uncommon. Is the smoke inside or outside the house?
  3. 343amc

    343amc Feeling the Heat

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    Try preheating your pellets. I've read that solves lots of issues.

    Sorry. I couldn't resist.
  4. DBCOOPER

    DBCOOPER Feeling the Heat

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    Outside. Just smokes alot prior to light off. Seems to do it when there is a lot of moisture in the air.
  5. CT Pellet

    CT Pellet Minister of Fire

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    Yep...Very common. Your stove is not actually creating more smoke when it fires up, it is just that the humidity makes the air "dense" and the smoke lingers much longer before dissipating. Same reason the smoke from wood stoves "sinks downward" on foggy days as opposed to wafts away. Enjoy the smell....It smells like......"Victory!"
  6. LMPS

    LMPS Feeling the Heat

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    Interesting I have noticed this also and just thought it was a delayed start.
  7. imacman

    imacman Guest

    lol ;lol
  8. roadking88

    roadking88 Feeling the Heat

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    lol X 2:)
  9. DexterDay

    DexterDay Guest

    LOL...


    DB... I get Smokey start ups too.... Its o.k... Its a Quad. It doesn't need fresh pellets to operate correctly ;)

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