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corey21 Posted By corey21, Dec 1, 2012 at 4:17 PM

  1. corey21

    corey21
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    Today i started the stove at 6:45 AM and the temp peaked at 750 just looked and the stove is 200 wish it was not so warm out i would just reload. That is 9 hours i am very happy today my first 9 hour burn.
     
  2. Backwoods Savage

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    Sounds great Corey. You're getting the hang of it.
     
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  3. amateur cutter

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    Nice Job.
     
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  4. etiger2007

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    Good job Corey, what kind of wood were you burning?
     
  5. corey21

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    5 splits of birch.
     
  6. etiger2007

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    That's great
     
  7. corey21

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    I forgot to add that i don't really trust my stove thermometers right now. IR gun comes in next week i still trust my flue probe.
     
  8. etiger2007

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    I use my magnetic as a guide for setting the burn up, then I zap it with the IR gun for good measure.
     
  9. DTrain

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    What size splits. Cross section. I am having trouble putting more than 3 in. I think I have splits that are between 6-8" wide. Is that too big? Jotul oslo
     
  10. corey21

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    They were a little on the smallish side that is why i think the temp peaked at 750 i would have rather it peaked at 650. also i raked the coal bed forward to and i started turning the air down sooner then i used too. This gave me dancing blue flame it was not a propane grill look it was a lazy look. Also it may have not been 750 my magnetic temp gauges are off right now i think.
     
  11. Backwoods Savage

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    Evidently that is too big for your stove.
     
  12. corey21

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    I agree sounds like they are to big for your stove.
     
  13. DTrain

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    Yep, i think I'm going to have to half a bunch. Get out that froe.
     
  14. jrendfrey

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    what kind of birch were u using? i put in 3 splits of the white this morning got good heat but dissappeared in 3 hours. yellow stuff lasts longer
     
  15. corey21

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    I know is birch but don't know what kind it is.
     

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