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  1. S

    For Sale NEW Lopi Elan Pellet Stove

    For sale Lopi Elan Pellet Stove Free standing stove, never used, clean inside and out brand new just out of box. Manuals are available online. Asking $2,000. In the San Francisco Bay Area, pick up or shipment is buyers responsibility, I will be completely available for arrangements.
  2. A

    Soapstone and Water Heating Considerations on Buying a Wood Stove

    Hi Everybody, I'm trying to decide on a wood stove for my home expansion project. It will need to do the following: Heat a minimum of 1600 square feet (800 downstairs, 800 upstairs, square floorplan) - stove will be centrally located Heat a maximum of 2200 square feet if I add a 600 square...
  3. P

    Help! Stove identification?

    I need help identifying this stove please. Its a BRUNCO, my guess is late 90s maybe. Serial number plate is missing and I need to find a new fan for this thing. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  4. K

    weird burning plastic smell

    Hello! I'm having a little problem with my stove. Maybe you guys can help me. It sometimes has burning plastic smoke smell and I can't figure out from where it's coming from. There is no visible smoke coming from it. I'm burning softwoods and some hard woods I connected it myself, so could it be...
  5. AJPR

    Wehrle Co. mystery stove.

    If I may ask, can anyone direct me to a website, book or other to obtain information regarding a Wehrle Co Stove I inherited? The identifiers; Wehrle Stove Company No114 Buena I found an auction house that sold one last month and after speaking to them I was no further ahead. It's Dark...
  6. M

    High Valley 2500 wood burning stove has me worried...

    Hello, I am hoping someone on here can help me with some experience / advice on a catalytic wood insert. I have this High Valley model 2500 insert that I acquired with a home purchase. I have no history on it and have not burned in it yet. FYI, I have no experience with a catalytic wood stove...
  7. D

    New stove in Old house

    Hi There, hoping for some help on a woodstove install in an old stone house we just bought. The previous owner had an indoor stove, and had to take it out per his insurance company's request, he said it was because the UL sticker on the stove was too damaged to read. He installed an outdoor...
  8. 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...
  9. D

    Top of Nashua stove is rusted and pitted

    Hi guys, I'm new here and new to wood burning stoves in general. I recently bought a house that came with a Nashua stove and it's been very useful this past winter. I have noticed however that the top of the stove is starting to rust and is starting to get pitted (there are a couple of little...
  10. Sifan7x7

    Harman p35i insert problems

    Hi everyone. I’m new with the pellet stove. I got a new harman p35i insert about 4 weeks ago. I have a 1800 square feet home. 3 rooms down stairs and 3 upstairs. I’m having a hard time keeping just the room where the stove is in warm. I have my stove set at feed rate 3.5 room temp at 77 and fan...
  11. Jim Ignatowski

    Looking for a quality Ash Can/Bucket ?

    Hi Everyone - I'm looking for an ash can or bucket, preferrably with a lid that can handle hot ash and coals. I purchased one from Amazon which was a piece of junk - the handle broke within a couple of months and almost started a fire. My other one that I use with the insert is about ready to...
  12. 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...
  13. Jacklumber

    Minimizing Ash Coal build up in Catalytic ZC

    I have a FireplaceXtrordinair Apex 42 Catalytic zero clearance fireplace with an ash charcoal build up issue. A wheel barrel full per week! I have read that catalytic stoves need to be run with a full load to burn efficiently while reducing airflow. But this leads to significant coal buildup in...
  14. 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...
  15. C

    Changing Rear Vent to Top Vent

    Hi everyone I wanted to get your opinons on changing a rear vent stove to a top vent. I just bought an old fisher that is a rear vent and it would work better if it was a top vent. Has anyone been successful welding the original vent shut or does the weld constantly break and is it always an...
  16. J

    Stove selection help for newbie

    I will start by saying I am not a seasoned burner, I had a wood stove in my parents house that I used about 20-25 years ago. My wife and I are in the process of having a home built. It is going to be about 1800 square foot total. It will be a 1.5 story with the upset being in the rafters with...
  17. 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...
  18. R

    Mystery stove

    Does anyone know who makes this propane stove? It came with the house and I am trying to open the glass to clean and rearrange the logs. Thanks for looking.
  19. ElissaGilbert

    Things to remember when buying multi fuel stoves

    I want to install a multi fuel stove in our new house. When I told this to my sister, she immediately recommended this online seller of multi fuel stoves. Well, it’s great that we already have a provider to purchase from. But the problem is, I have no idea how to choose the right stove to buy...
  20. J

    How to remove double wall chimney pipe

    Hi all, our stove pipe runs single wall downstairs, then switches to double wall in the bedroom. I believe the double wall section in the bedroom has a leak. I can see creosote stains on a joint. How do I remove the stove pipe sections so that I can take a look. Do I just pull the locking rings...
  21. Moorboy3

    Strange smell, not smoke, mystery

    Hi. I wonder if anyone can help me understand this. I searched forum but no luck so far. Jotul F3, double wall flue. Installed about 4 years ago. Our first wood burning stove...love it. But... Since we had it installed it's given off a distinct metallic/chemical smell when first lit especially...
  22. P

    Struggling to get stove up to temperature!

    Hi, hopefully someone can help with this! We bought a 5kw multifuel stove recently and have been burning wood with success. We do find though that logs dont last very long and it is becoming expensive so we are trying to move over to smokeless coal instead. We can get the coal lit and...
  23. J

    Quadrafire Contour pellet stove does not stay lit

    Hello all, I have a Quadrafire Contour pellet stove with the old style control board. I am having an issue with it sensing fire in the fire pot from and is not feeding any more pellets from a cold start. What happens is when the thermostat calls for heat the big red light comes on and...
  24. N

    Wood burning stove installation 6 inch pipe to 8in flue

    Hello, I’m trying to connect a new wood burning stove to an existing chimney. The chimney is already existing and is a 8 inch pipe (see attached photos). I have some questions about the connection to the existing 8 inch chimney. After remove the existing fireplace what was left was the 8in...
  25. U

    No vacuum on new Serenity Pellet Stove

    hi, Looking for some advice and input... we just installed a new Serenity Pellet Stove a week ago. We have run it 4 times since then with no issues until yesterday it didn’t ignite. I removed the fire box and cleaned it then restarted the stove when able and it worked fine. This morning went to...
  26. D

    Pellet Stove Piping

    So my old englander finally bit the big one. Bought a new one from HD. Problem i ran into was i couldnt get the old stove from the tee. Soooo out came the hammer. I wasnt worried because i have a brand new tee i never used. So i beat the crap out of it LOL . Well the old pipe (selkirk) wont...
  27. K

    Getting outside Air through Masonry?

    No, I'm not asking how to suck outside air directly through Brick (though that would be handy in this case)... 30 year old split level house with a small wood stove, & Hearth, with a 6 inch through-the-wall vent on the 1st floor (the 1st floor is at ground level, not an enclosed basement). The...
  28. T

    Success with (Logwood 1269E)

    I was wondering if anyone had experience with a Logwood 1269E. I am researching into various solutions for a stove top and found that this could product could function as a heating unit and as well as a stove top for cooking. I am looking for other members in the forum who have first hand...
  29. E

    Indentity Help

    Hello all, I'm new and am in desperate need to find out what this stove's model number may be. The UL plate has been severely damaged. Another wonderful member recommended trying to do an etching but that wouldn't work with how severely scratched it is. Would anyone have any information? I...
  30. VirginiaIron

    What have you done to your stove/chimney today?

    I checked the top of the stove for straightness and cleaned out the firebox and gave my stove a thorough inspection from the outside while checking seams and welds. From the inside via the firebox and the throat, I checked welds, looked for corrosion, and assessed the condition of the baffle. I...