quadra fire

  1. J

    Quadra Fire Classic Bay 1200 sealant

    Hello, so I finally replaced the window gaskets on my Classic Bay 1200. I honestly feel like the seal isn’t the best. Nothing shows me that it’s not good, I just don’t trust it. So I was thinking.....has anyone ever used a sealant around the windows? I know the top of the windows are a wash so...
  2. B

    Convection blower slow to come on and off - Quadrafire Classic Bay 1200 FS

    My stove (year 2000) calls for heat, ignites, drops pellets, and then lags to turn convection blower on (15+ minutes). Once it reaches temp, the convection blower lags to shut off... 30+ minutes after exhaust blower does. It's super noisy on startup too- grinding metallic noise, but that fades...
  3. projectanavita

    Quadra fire isle royale issues

    We picked up a used IR and it seems to have some issues. We are seeking advice on how best to move forward. 2009, looks like it was likely over-fired. Top plate on the baffle bypass is warped. I measure 3/8" clearance between the top plate and the tubes on either side and 1/4"in the center...
  4. M

    Moving an Explorer

    Hello Folks, It's been a very long time since I have posted on the forums. Originally I was a pellet guy and since have moved to a place with acreage and am moving to a wood burning setup. My hopes is to be self sufficient with my heating! I am closing in on a really nice barely used...
  5. Stratcat900

    Santa Fe Combustion blower works fine – but doesn't start when thermostat calls for heat

    I have a four year old Quadra Fire Santa Fe that's not re-starting when the thermostat calls for heat. I have had this problem on occasion since day 1, and the frequency has increased to the point that the stove simply isn't usable. It's well maintained, cleaned often, professionally serviced...
  6. M

    Quadrafire 1100i restart issues

    Hello, all! I’ve purchases a Quadrafire 1100i insert and it worked fine for serveral weeks but now is having major problems when it comes to restarting. If I manually turn up the thermostat it will start but once it gets up to temperature and turns off, it won’t start again. I have to restart it...
  7. S

    Help with Mt Vernon AE Insert

    I bought a Mt Vernon AE 2014 model. It isnt putting out a lot of heat unless it is set on "sunflower mode". I have tried just about every setting, some with better results but just about all with mediocre. Currently on Manual High, +5 flame height, Normal Elevation, softwood. I have been burning...
  8. H

    Quadrafire Explorer III - First Impressions

    I had a lot of trouble finding information on this stove when I was looking at stoves to replace our aging but good-looking Vermont Castings Encore - Catalytic Stove. I'm writing this as my first post in the hopes of providing my impressions of this stove after a month or so of running it and...
  9. N

    Lopi Liberty vs quadrafire adventure II??

    I’ve read a lot of threads on here and can’t find much on the quadrafire adventure 2 vs the Lopi Liberty. We are attempting to decide between the two shortly! If you have any personal experience with either stove please speak up. We are placing the stove in our daylight basement that is 1200sq...
  10. Y

    Quadra- fire 1200 Classic Bay Loose heat exchanger tubes.

    Seems I have encountered the loose exchanger tube situation. The curved tubes at the top have a small flange ring that appears to be caulked to the top of the heat exchanger box. the cleaning rod will not travel up to the top on the one side any more. The other side seems to be intact, but the...
  11. M

    Osburn 2400 or Quadrafire 5100i

    Hey Y’all- new here and looking forward to discussions! Went to my local dealer and looked at the Quadrafire 5100i and fell in love with it. When I got home did a little more research and came across the Osburn 2400 which seems to burn hotter, have a bigger box and cost less. So what am I...
  12. C

    One heat exchange flue not blowing

    I'm unsure where to start, but this is my first post on the forum because I am simply dumbfounded and have no where else to look. I have a quadra-fire contour that I have been running for 12 years with no troubles. I meticulously clean it weekly and maintain anything that goes wrong as soon as...
  13. W

    Wife needs wood insert recommendations

    Hello everyone, Having spent a somewhat chilly New Year's holiday at our cottage here in Ontario Canada, I'm now researching so that I have good facts to convince my Hubby to get a wood burning insert! Would you kindly share your recommendations with me, as the information is a bit...
  14. Z

    Help Me With A Wood Insert Choice

    Hi all, My family and I moved into a (flipped) historic house built in 1880 in Chester County, PA this past August. The house is ~2500 sq ft and three floors. Picture an Italianate style row home (tall and skinny) in Philly and that's our house, only ours is a single. It's our first time having...
  15. E

    Mt Vernon AE Error Code

    We just bought a used Quadra Fire Mt Vernon AE stove, I hooked up the thermostat and power cord just to see that it works properly and there is the error "Max Drop Tube Temp" on the thermostat. I've read forums on here and it seems to be an error for the flame being too high causing overheating...
  16. U

    Quadrafire Classic Bay 1200 Circuit/Switch Testing

    I have a classic bay 1200 that is not feeding pellets. The exhaust fan starts and the call for heat light is on when I raise the thermostat. I have replaced the vacuum switch and the auger motor, checked the vacuum hoses, and checked the stove door gasket - all seem to be fine. The control box...
  17. B

    Quadra Fire HHT Warranty Problems

    I am hoping that I am experiencing a rare problem dealing with a Major Manufacturer. I was wondering if any other members have any similar issues with HHT the parent company that owns Heatilator, Heat&Glo, Quadra-Fire, Harmon and Vermont Castings to name a few. In 3 separate issues over 9 years...
  18. Jonkman

    Quadra-Fire Castile height adjustment - flame still to high at lowest setting.

    Hello everyone. Just a question, I have a Castile insert, and it must be the pellets this year but the flame gets pretty tall and I want to turn it down...but I've reached the extent of turning it down with the adjustment rod. Has anybody ran into this before? Only thing I can think of is to...
  19. R

    Quadrafire Isle Royal rusting

    Hello, I have a quadrafire isle royale stove that has surface rust (I have an old dog that licks the stove). The stove is matte black so I plan on using a wire brush and vinegar to remove the rust and then re-paint it with stove paint. The question I have is that the top loading part, the...
  20. theswine

    Quadra fire 1000 trouble

    Having a tough time. The fire starts just fine, it's just the thermoucouple not signalling to control to run the auger... So after it starts, it then fails to keep running.. Replaced all snap discs and just replaced a $90 new thermocouple.. but still doing the same thing. Thinking it's the...
  21. M

    QuadraFire Classic Bay 1200 troubleshooting

    So I just had a brand new stove installed a few days ago. They put 1 bag of pellets in it to make sure it worked. I'm supposed to pull the fire pot cleaning rod daily. (As a first time stove owner I didn't really know how far it was supposed to pull out.) I've been doing it but today I decide to...
  22. Jonkman

    Quadra-fire Castile squealing fan - Combustion or Convection fan?

    HI All, I have a 2015 Quadrafire Castile insert, this is our second winter. It has been working great so far, only (minor) issue is that when it goes through it's shutdown phase, it sometimes makes a squealing noise. Obviously it is one of the fans, I am just not certain how to tell which one...
  23. Jonkman

    What happened to the Quadra-Fire Edge 60 Pellet-Burning Fireplace?

    Hi, I remember when I was looking at pellet stoves and stumbled across these on a few websites...but I don't see it anywhere anymore, so I assumed it was discontinued rather promptly. Just curious if anybody knows why...seems like a nice solution for a new build or a remodel. Here is a page I...
  24. D

    Over firing Quadra Fire 3100 Flat Top

    I'm new to the business of owning a wood stove and my husband and I have had some burning (no pun intended) questions regarding ours. We recently bought a house with the Quadra Fire 3100 Millennium Flat Top installed (probably from the early 2000s based on photos we've seen). We bought seasoned...
  25. SWEETOZARKSGIRL

    Quadra-Fire Classic Bay 1200 Pellet Stove - First Time Set-up / Pellets Not Feeding

    We owned this pellet stove for 10 years with no issues and have since sold the house where it stayed. We just bought the same exact pellet stove and have followed the instructions to a T and we cannot get the stove going. When we plug it in, the exhaust fan comes on. We wait the 10 or so...
  26. J

    Quadrafire Mt Vernon AE - Auger Jam

    Hey everyone, I've got a freestanding Mt Vernon pellet stove that has been giving me an Auger Jam error. I've taken the assembly apart and cleaned everything out, including cleaning the optical sensor. I put everything back together and the stove ran (including the auger motor) for about 10...
  27. A

    Couple newbie questions.......

    I have a newly installed quadrafire voyager grand. I have just installed a block off plate and insulation, and I am ready to fire this unit up for a few small break in fires. My block off plate is fairly snug, but it does have a few gaps at the walls and at the ss liner. Should I stuff the...
  28. M

    How do I replace fuse in Quadrafire Castile

    Hi! I was working on my quadrafire Castile this morning and cleaned the ash out and while pulling the ash holder out it caught the wires and caused them to arc. Fixed the wires but stove won't turn on. Figure it blew the fuse but don't know how to change it out. Any help would be great!
  29. Y

    Quadra Fire Mt Vernon stove: Power problem...

    Greetings! I have have an older Mt Vernon stove (2006) which refuse to start. In fact, there is nothing happening when plugged... The stove stopped after a power failure. When the current went back on, the stove worked for a few second, then went dead. I checked all the disk and fuses (main...