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    Froling S3 Turbo versus Econoburn

    Okay....so it will burn for two hours...and if it is say, -15C outside, when would you need to re-stoke it?
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    Froling S3 Turbo versus Econoburn

    Bad LP- Thanks for that input! Yah- the piping, tanks, etc, sure add up. I was very lucky...I have a friend that is primarily a plumber but has his HVAC ticket, AND he has a backhoe. One of his customers bought a farm and was taking the heating system out, so he told my friend that if he wanted...
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    Froling S3 Turbo versus Econoburn

    Salecker- THANK YOU so much for that info. That is really helpful. I haven't considered the Econoburn as much as some of the others, but I've been hearing good things lately, so I am going to look into it. I like that- strong AND simple! Exactly what I need! I can't believe that is all the wood...
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    Froling S3 Turbo versus Econoburn

    LOL...yes...I remember you telling me that you had a Benjamin as well, and how much work it was. It IS killing me!!!!
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    Froling S3 Turbo versus Econoburn

    Adirondacker26... HI! I have been following your posts- glad to see you are happy with your system. I am currently in the process (a very lengthy process....ugh...) of trying to decide what boiler to purchase....and it seems like the more I read in these forums, the more confused I get. if I...
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    Lambda controlled boilers

    ??? Insulated pex lines inside the black corrugated pipe...what everyone uses to move hot water from boilers to air handlers/heat exchangers in another building...
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    Help with wood boiler

    Hey Fred! I haven't been in the forum for quite awhile...all kinds of fun stuff happening in life...floods etc. I am still looking at revamping my whole heating system and have been looking for a good used gasifier. IF the gentleman below ISN'T interested, I might be! Thanks. Patti
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    Lambda controlled boilers

    rppm70- May I ask how many cords of wood you burn a year? You said that no one wants to be cutting 15-20 cords....and you are absolutely right! That's what I burned last year and I'm NOT doing that again! I have been looking at the Effecta for awhile now, but I just read above that another guy...
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    Woodpecker Pellet Boiler Shut Down?

    Yup...it might be a few weeks before I can get shipping quotes and all that... I don't remember how much it weighs, and I don't know how long it will be before my friend can take it all apart to weigh it. I have a lot going on right now, including getting my wood inside and trying to buy a...
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    Woodpecker Pellet Boiler Shut Down?

    Hi! That’s news to me that different burner tubes/ burn chambers were made for this model. The only ones I am aware of are the cast iron model and this identical stainless steel model. Mine is 25kW - the same as yours. It originally had a cast iron one burn tube that disintegrated through, so I...
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    Woodpecker Pellet Boiler Shut Down?

    Hi! I have an almost brand new stainless steel burn pot that I put in my Woodpecker. I can sell it to you if you are interested. I have to check my receipts and see what I paid for it and there would be shipping as well. Do you need it asap? I could ship it from my friend's cottage in Delevan...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    Maybe different chimney heights/more draft? How high is your chimney? Are there any trees etc impeding the airflow around it? You two have the exact same model, so maybe you could compare things with Fred and it would allow you to determine the reason for your smoke. I know that seeing a...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    My pex tubing is 2- 1" pex tubes (supply & return) with foam insulation inside a 6" big- 'O' tile. We buried the line down 4-5'. It comes into a loop in the house and t's are there for the air handler, the in-floor heating, the indirect water heater, (not hooked up yet), and the heat exchanger...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    You really like your EKO Fred? I liked the Wood Guns- a lot. They said you don't have to use splits in it?!? But I assume that it would be better if you did anyways. I wasn't expecting them to be up there with the Froling price though...about $12,000 U.S. I 'think' I can get EKO here, not sure...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    I have access to all kinds of softwood on my property, but not a lot of hardwood, so I buy that (or cut up the beams from the barn...and they burn for hours!) I only try to cut ones that are starting to decay or have powder post beetle though, because owing a 160 year old log house....I cannot...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    Thank you for providing me with that detailed description of what a day looks like. That is really helpful! I think I can use the storage tank I have- it's not pressurized, but it has a Troll expansion tank on it and it is all plumbed up and ready, so I might as well try it. That will cut down...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    Ahhhh...okay....I didn't realize that even small ones had to be split, That's okay- more work- but I won't be going through 14 or 15 cords like I am now!! I have been looking at some REALLY good-priced pneumatic splitters online on Alibaba. They are only about $350 U.S. I can't vouch for the...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    I'm definitely going to check this one out again. I live alone, so my DHW requirements are minimal. Two fires a day would be okay. The 600 gal insulated stainless steel tank I have now is already plumbed to my current boiler, and it has an expansion tank on top of it, so it sounds like I will be...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    Whoa! THAT is good to know!! Thank you for that heads-up! I had no idea.
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    Wow. Your burn is only 4 hours, and with 660 gallons of pressurized storage, that provides you with enough heat for 20 hours?T That is definitely what I want!! I don't think I was clear about 'burn times'...what I meant was the time between loading it, not the actual time the wood is burning. I...
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    Feedback on Attack gasification boilers

    Hi! LOVE Hearth.com. Have been following it for a few years now- through my wood pellet boiler, my wood boiler and now- while researching gasification boilers. The Froling and Wood Gun have features that I like...but unfortunately, not prices I like! I have seen some reasonably priced...
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    WoodMinder Wood Boiler Monitor- Anyone familiar with it?

    Hi Maple 1! Yes, you hit the nail on the head about the Benjamin! Exactly what is happening. I didn't realize the output was that low, but again, that's my fault for not knowing that. The water storage system I have now is non-pressurized (it's a 600 gallon insulated, stainless steel former milk...
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    WoodMinder Wood Boiler Monitor- Anyone familiar with it?

    Hi! Just to clarify- I HAD a 25kW Woodpecker Pellet boiler, but this fall I took it out because I couldn't get the boiler to communicate with the water storage tank. This Fall, I put the Benjamin Wood boiler in, but I think it is really meant to be used more as a 'back-up' source of heat. I am...
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    WoodMinder Wood Boiler Monitor- Anyone familiar with it?

    Well actually, I don't have much heat loss through the walls believe it or not. They are a minimum of 12" x 12" hemlock, and some of the beams are 16"-20" thick, and it's pretty well-chinked. The house heats up quickly and stays warm for quite awhile, and stays nice and cool in the summer. As I...
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    WoodMinder Wood Boiler Monitor- Anyone familiar with it?

    Yes....I think that is the case unfortunately. I wish I could afford a new gassification unit....but I'll have to make do with what I've got until that day comes.
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    WoodMinder Wood Boiler Monitor- Anyone familiar with it?

    Hi Peakbagger! Thank you SO much for your detailed response. I really appreciate you taking the time to write this. I will share it with my Plumber/HVAC guy and we will discuss things. I will give you a little more information. This is a learning curve for me, so please bear with me if I say...
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    WoodMinder Wood Boiler Monitor- Anyone familiar with it?

    Hi! I live in Midwestern Ontario (Hanover) which is located in the snow belt, but there are a couple of reasons why I am going to use the propane. I have a lot of problems with my lungs, so in the Spring, Fall and Summer when the boiler isn't running at full capacity there is a lot of...
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    WoodMinder Wood Boiler Monitor- Anyone familiar with it?

    Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has ever tried this product I found on ebay, called a WoodMinder Wood Boiler Monitor? If so, I would appreciate feedback about it. If not, does anyone know of similar products? I have a wood boiler in my shop with a heat exchanger in the house, and I am about...
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    Woodpecker Pellet Boiler Shut Down?

    Wow! Thanks for the part sources! I wish I had known about them a few years ago when I was trying to find parts for my 25kW Woodpecker!!