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  1. wildbroncgirl

    Lopi Deerfield just installed. Smoke and smoke smell throughout house. Restrictor adjustment??

    I have had some experiences with pellet stoves... some old stove - not sure of brand - in Montana. The kind you use fire gel to start. And even then the sad old thing wouldn't like to start. However it worked and kept us warm and no smoke inside and hardly any dust. And then a Quadrafire...
  2. T

    American harvest 6039

    I just bought a used American harvest 6039 pellet stove from an online market. I took it home cleaned and installed it and it ran great but I had an issue with the stir pot catching. So I fixed that issue and when I was sure it was clean and running great I went and got some wood pellets. I put...
  3. T

    Auger rotates and unplugs

    My dad put in a new auger last year. It's a pelpro stove. The two connections plug in from the stove to the auger , both have a white connector. In the middle of the night we freeze to death because the two connectors come apart. You cant electric tape them, they still come apart. It's like it...
  4. coffeecup86

    New house, new pellet stove. Lots of questions.

    My husband and I just bought a home 6 weeks ago, which came with a pellet stove as the secondary source of heat. The poor thing was pretty ill kept and very full of brown dust/soot? The fan and blower was caked with it. The first week we ran it everything was getting covered in this brown dust...
  5. C

    Electric bill for pellet stove

    Anyone tell me how much much your electric bill went up with just using your pellet stove? Average.
  6. K

    Northwest (OR, WA) Blazer pellets $270 for a ton at Farm Store in Chehalis, WA

    Blazer pellets are running $270 for a ton at Farm Store in Chehalis, WA. Just got a ton.
  7. C

    P43

    Anyone running 50/50 mix of corn and pellets in there p43??
  8. M

    Regency GFI 55 Pellet Insert

    I'm a first time pellet stove owner and I missed a few topics in my research prior to purchasing the GFI 55 pellet insert for a brick faced fireplace. The surround rattles. The installer said it's due to the flimsy metal that the surround is made of. Fix is to press on various spots until the...
  9. M

    Lesson learned: difference between wood chip and pellet, chip char is bigger than pellet char.

    I had a conjecture that wood chips of the same size could replace wood pellets, just need better auger design. For proving the theory, I bought some dowel pins (see pic) with similar dimensions with pellets, as a surrogate for wood chips, and burned them in a burn pot. Then I found out the...
  10. R

    England Pellet Stove - Control Board Change

    I have a pellet stove (England SmartStove) top mount control board, has anyone ever switched to the side mount that allows for adjustments? Is this possible? I’m looking at it due to it not heating the space well (basement - 900ft2) it only gets it up to 67-68°. I have fresh air plumbed in from...
  11. C

    Poll: Harman P35i vs Lopi AGP

    Heya - I'm trying to decide on a pellet insert. All things equal, what would you choose... the Harman P35i or the Lopi AGP? Thanks!
  12. R

    USSC 6039 question

    Hello. I’m new to the pellet world. Locally here in PA I found someone selling a USSC 6309 made in 2006. He bought it, said he cleaned it, went over it and ran it for a day with no problems. This was going to go in my basement. I have a few questions. Is this a good pellet stove to acquire, how...
  13. J

    POWER LIGHT flashing, not status light...HELP

    Have been heating our home in Wisconsin with a Harman Accentra for about 5 years. Almost trouble free except for having to replace the control board about 2 years ago. That's the history. Must mention that I clean this stove every 3 weeks. Yesterday the stove started to SURGE, and growl. It...
  14. J

    Converting from Pellet to Propane

    Hello! My older pellet stove died and I replaced it with a used propane Warnock Hersey stove. It came with a wide vent pipe and a pipe that goes through the middle, looks thin kinda like a dryer vent. My pellet stove that was there has a vent that uses pellet venting which is pretty thick. My...
  15. B

    Blower Fan Cuts Off

    Hi, I have a Whitfield Advantage II-T pellet stove. The blower fan has a problem in that it cuts off when I increase the speed. If I start on the lowest speed setting for the blower, I can gradually increase the speed using the dial, and the I can hear that the fan speed increases. When I get...
  16. G

    Eco 65 problems

    Hello. I have a eco 65 pellet stove. Just did a full clean and tried to start it but the switch is not powering the unit on. It shows up red for off so it’s getting power but it won’t respond to anything. If I unplug the cable from it the stove blowers will turn on. anyoke know how to test the...
  17. C

    Quadrafire 1200i does not start on its old after it’s cold

    Hello, I just bought a brand new quadrafire 1200i pellet stove and have had it for only a week. I have a huge house so I set the thermostat to 80 degrees and keep it on highfrom 4-11pm heats the house to about 74. I think have the thermostat set to 68 at night but for some reason the stove...
  18. O

    Jamestown J1000 Combustion fan fix

    Our house came with a Circa 1994 Jamestown pellet stove. This little stove is priceless and performs as needed for our 1500 sq ft house. About 2 weeks ago, the combustion fan started making a terrible noise. In my forum investigating, I found 2 things 1. Jamestown does not carry or has very...
  19. Dana Kayal

    Low heat output Drolet ECO 65

    I have an Enviro EF-V & a Drolet Eco65 & struggling hard. I had poor heat last year when I replaced my Enviro with my Drolet. I blamed it on the pellets or wondered if I was my imagination that I got way more heat out of the enviro. The manufacturer thus far has been no help & the local pellet...
  20. P

    New England (MA, CT, ME, NH, VT, RI) Has anyone heard of 2019-2020 pellet shortages?

    I’ve heard a bit from some pellet manufacturers that pellet supply is short this year and everyone is increasing price across the board. Anyone else heard anything similar? My company just took in 1000+ tons with a good early buy deal to combat raising prices
  21. S

    Thoughts on Ravelli Vittoria?

    We are building a small (1200 sf) cape cod style home in the Poconos. A pellet stove that can be ducted to a couple of rooms seems ideal.We would be ducting it to the room above the main room where the stove will be located and to the basement (since that is conditioned space and thus requires...
  22. T

    Enviro EF2 not working.. tried everything (I think)

    Hi first post here, saw a lot of great info and hope someone can help. I bought a house and it has an Enviro EF2 FS pellet stove. This is my first time dealing with any kind of stove. The auger motor is not getting power. Replaced the motor, dial-a-fire switch, and timing board with a 3second...
  23. C

    Harman XXV ignitor replacement too often

    Hi everyone, I'm in need of some help trying to figure out a problem with my Harman XXV. When it's working, it's wonderful. However, the ignitor will go out on it ALL THE TIME. First time it happened I replaced with a cheap piece of junk ignitor from Amazon. Last four ignitions and died...
  24. J

    Vacuum Loss Error on England’s Stove Works 55-SHPCB120

    Hello, I am new here and new to pellet stoves in general and would really appreciate any help I could get. I’m incredibly frustrated. Just purchased a Summer’s Heat from England’s Stove Model # 55-SHPCB120, from Lowe’s. Set it up with a kit. I think I have everything set up correctly according...
  25. C

    Harman P61-A rises to 75 in room and stays there

    purchased in 2005 and has been flawless until late last season. If I start it at say 66 degrees it stays for a bit but over the next 12 hours or so it slowly rises to 75 and stays there. Ive changed the ESP and room temp sensor. Any other ideas before I replace the main control board? It runs...
  26. D

    1990 Whitfield Advantage II Control Panel Blew Up (pics) - Suggestions?

    Hello all, I have a 28 year-old Whitfield Advantage II insert (S/N: WH-12473) with the old-school dial control panel (Part Number 25250801) that sat unused for probably over 10 years. Last year, after a visual inspection of the wiring in the back and a thorough vacuuming, I fired it up...
  27. A

    Lopi AGP Troubleshooting Question

    Just moves into a new house with a Lopi AGP pellet stove hooked up in the corner. Home was a flip and seller was up front that he had 0 clue if it worked. Downloaded owners manual and troubleshooting guide prior to attempted startup and am looking for some direction on what could be wrong. 1...
  28. T

    Englander 25-puf problem

    Hey! I’m brand spankin new to the world of pellet stoves and just rented a house with one. Worked great for a almost 2 full days then turned it up one notch (5 to 6) and it shut off about a half hour later because it had stopped feeding. I then took to YouTube and google and began trying...
  29. M

    Jam time in my pellet stove

    I have been having Jamming issues that do not match what others have posted that I have seen. I have pellets getting trapped in the upper auger. I thought at first it was a fluke, but it is happening every time I run the stove with pellets I purchased. The stove ran wonderfully with the...
  30. A

    In desperate need of advice.... Dirty stove

    I have a 4 year old hudson river kinderhook pellet stove. Burned beautiful for 3 seasons. Last year it started burning very dirty. Fills up burn pot with ash and clinker in 5 to 8 hours. Appears to burn somewhat lazy as well. Ive messed with settings and tore the stove down for a...