2022-2023 BK everything thread

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Highbeam

Minister of Fire
Dec 28, 2006
19,855
Mt. Rainier Foothills, WA
Quick question for all you BK folks. Being a belt and suspenders kind of guy, I'm thinking it might not be a bad idea to have a spare combustor in reserve. Problem is I can't seem to find anything when I do a web search on the part numbers (Combustor part number: 115-0336A-M or 115-0556) supplied in the user manual. Anyone know what I should be ordering, and where?
I agree that you should have a spare. I happily store the next cat just like I do the next roll of toilet paper. You don’t want to run out!
 

stoveliker

Minister of Fire
Nov 17, 2019
5,194
Long Island NY
Lol, comparing cats to toilet paper. The essentials a modern human needs ;lol
 

KMW

New Member
Jun 22, 2022
2
NE PA
On the topic of replacement combustors, can anybody confirm if the cats for the freestanding princess models are the same as the princess insert (PI29)? Or the older PI1010A insert? I've searched the firecat website and even google searched the OEM part number for the cat from the PI29 manual and have yet to find one online that specifically says it fits the PI29 princess insert. Thanks.
 

putdownfox

Member
Aug 14, 2020
45
Pottstown, PA
Call the dealer and the rheostat can easily be replaced. I think they are in stock, but I'm not in the office today to verify. Warranty issue is covered in the manual, by model.
I left a message with the dealer yesterday, and still waiting for a call back. Is the rheostat considered part of the fan assembly and covered under the 2 year warranty for the Ashford 25? If so, I'm just within the 2 years since I had the unit installed November 12, 2020.
 

BKVP

Minister of Fire
I left a message with the dealer yesterday, and still waiting for a call back. Is the rheostat considered part of the fan assembly and covered under the 2 year warranty for the Ashford 25? If so, I'm just within the 2 years since I had the unit installed November 12, 2020.
I'll check with my staff and get back to you. PM your contact information so one of our folks can reach out...
 

jurgenk

Member
Jul 28, 2018
18
Hazelton, BC
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My son just bought a house with an older Blaze King Princess stove and when closing the door the latch does not force the door closed. Looked at the manual, and even with adjusing the threaded catch all the way in (as shown in the pictures), the door is still "open" and I cannot figure out what the issue is. Anyone have any thoughts or suggestions and thank you for the help.

Brad
 

stoveliker

Minister of Fire
Nov 17, 2019
5,194
Long Island NY
@BKVP?
It appears to me a part is missing here?
 

jurgenk

Member
Jul 28, 2018
18
Hazelton, BC
Is there a gasket in the door?
There is and it looks in good condition but I purchased another for it so could replace it. I see that there is an uprgraded door handle kit for it, but it does not appear from the photos that there is any difference in it so am hesitant to order:

 

BKVP

Minister of Fire
There is and it looks in good condition but I purchased another for it so could replace it. I see that there is an upgraded door handle kit for it, but it does not appear from the photos that there is any difference in it so am hesitant to order:

That is not an upgrade. It's either an identical replacement or a new handle for the newer stoves that required a different degree of angle in the handle.

The handle passes through a black block on the door. Is that block secure and tight? If not, you can tighten it, the bolts are allen head bolts located under the gasket.

Post a picture of the door from the inside showing the gasket please.

BKVP
 

jurgenk

Member
Jul 28, 2018
18
Hazelton, BC
That is not an upgrade. It's either an identical replacement or a new handle for the newer stoves that required a different degree of angle in the handle.

The handle passes through a black block on the door. Is that block secure and tight? If not, you can tighten it, the bolts are allen head bolts located under the gasket.

Post a picture of the door from the inside showing the gasket please.

BKVP
The block did not appear overly loose (will check it when I have access again) and will post up another picture later today when my son gets off work. Thanks very much for the help....
 
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Highbeam

Minister of Fire
Dec 28, 2006
19,855
Mt. Rainier Foothills, WA
I betcha the gasket is some off the shelf product that is not equivalent to the robust bk product. I wonder how much damage has been done running it with such a huge air leak?
 

BKVP

Minister of Fire
I betcha the gasket is some off the shelf product that is not equivalent to the robust bk product. I wonder how much damage has been done running it with such a huge air leak?
Or the gasket isn't there...I'm waiting for images....
 
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moresnow

Minister of Fire
Jan 13, 2015
2,010
Iowa
Wrong door gasket. My op.
 

BKVP

Minister of Fire
Yes wrong gasket. Please visit with a Blaze King dealer. You need our dense 7/8" gasket and it appears to be a solid door and that gasket is also failing.
 
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jurgenk

Member
Jul 28, 2018
18
Hazelton, BC
Yes wrong gasket. Please visit with a Blaze King dealer. You need our dense 7/8" gasket and it appears to be a solid door and that gasket is also failing.
Have a email into my local dealer and so the procedure for replacing the other gasket would be the same as for replacing door glass?
 

BKVP

Minister of Fire
Have a email into my local dealer and so the procedure for replacing the other gasket would be the same as for replacing door glass?
Yes, the door can be lifted off the stove and taken to the dealer. They can install both gaskets needed.
 
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BKVP

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