Anyone ever seen one of these?

Trktrd Posted By Trktrd, May 3, 2014 at 10:20 AM

  1. Trktrd

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    Maybe I'm crazy, but I just gotta have this thing. Found it on CL. Coolest wood stove I've ever seen! cool stove.jpg
     
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  2. webbie

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    I've seen it in ads and catalogs way back.

    I see what you mean - you have to have it!
     
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    Getting it tomorrow, can't wait! Details to come.
     
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    I was thinking the same (looks like a mine). Supposidly, that's how Webber grills got their start after WWII. It would be curious to know the year of manufacture. The money shot is the profile of Lincoln and the axe handle.
     
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    Had to pass on it. WAAAY too much stove for me. That thing would eat a whole tree in a matter of hours. Turns out they came from Nebraska where they were used to heat poultry houses. So the "cool factor" was negated by the "OMG this thing is enormous" factor.
     
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    I want one!
     
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    The turkeys called fowl on them. ;)
     
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    I was eyeing the rungs on the ladder hung on the wall behind the stove, and wondering how perspective was going to work on that. It looks like it could be 30" diameter, or larger.
     
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    I'd say about 4' in diameter and a little over 5' high. Much bigger than it seems in the picture.
     
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    No, I have first time seen this over here.
     
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    My Uncle was the manufacturer of Lincoln stoves. That model was called the "Papa Potbelly" it was designed to be used in large shops/garages. There was one in a local mechanics shop in the town I grew up in that would keep that entire building uncomfortably warm in even the coldest weather.
    There was also a "Momma Mushroom" model that was a pedestal base mushroom shaped unit. Visualize half of the round unit pictured above. They were great for homes, My parents and grandparents still have them in their homes today.
    There was a thirds "fireplace insert" model as well. We had one in our place as far back as I can remember.

    All three models worked extremely well!

    if the OP is still around, what part of the country was that Craigslist ad posted?
     
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    I have a neighbor that had one many years ago.

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    His decor is the same as my freshman dorm room.
     
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    Here's mine, works REALLY well. It's in my basement and I have it connected to my '22 Royal and it's awesome... very powerful stove. To my knowledge it was a prototype that never never took off, can anyone confirm?
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    I just found a small Lincoln Stove. Flat bottom with 3 short legs.​
     
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    Note that only one appliance is to be connected to the chimney. Also the clearance to combustibles for this stove are 36" all directions.
     
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    That's pretty unique. With the short legs I suspect it is designed to be used on a fireplace hearth or cement slab only.
     
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    This must be the fireplace insert model I’ve heard of.
     
  20. Bob Breckner

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    Are you still looking for a Lincoln Stove?
     
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    We have one, and would like another one. Anyone know where one for sale is?
     

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    Here's mine.. picked it up in South Dakota this winter for a mere $400! Previous buyer sanded it down to metal and then decided it was too big for his house.. I got a bit carried away painting it up a bit much and now its my shop stove. Keeping this unicorn forever haha. and yes, Lincolns face is painted in high temp copper;)
     

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  24. BIGChrisNH

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    I need one of these.
     
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    every time i see one of these i'm expecting to see someone's face thru the glass
     
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