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Darcey

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Oct 24, 2021
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Canada
I believe I have a blaze king king stove, not sure how old it is, came with the house I bought. I am finding that I have to burn it minimum 3 or more on the thermostat or it goes out. Often the catalytic thermometer on the top says it is inactive. Any tips
 

bholler

Chimney sweep
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Jan 14, 2014
26,867
central pa
I believe I have a blaze king king stove, not sure how old it is, came with the house I bought. I am finding that I have to burn it minimum 3 or more on the thermostat or it goes out. Often the catalytic thermometer on the top says it is inactive. Any tips
How long has your wood been cut split and covered?
 

Darcey

New Member
Oct 24, 2021
3
Canada
Not too sure, it can with the house too. More than a year. I bought the house July 2020. The would had been here since I viewed the house in April 2020 or before.
 

bholler

Chimney sweep
Staff member
Jan 14, 2014
26,867
central pa
Not too sure, it can with the house too. More than a year. I bought the house July 2020. The would had been here since I viewed the house in April 2020 or before.
Get a cheap moisture meter and split a price open to test it. Could need the cat replaced or that could just be the minimum you can run it at with your setup.
 
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stoveliker

Minister of Fire
Nov 17, 2019
2,860
Long Island NY
Post a picture of the stove. How tall is your chimney (distance from stove top to chimney cap)?
 

moresnow

Minister of Fire
Jan 13, 2015
1,922
Iowa
I believe I have a blaze king king stove, not sure how old it is, came with the house I bought. I am finding that I have to burn it minimum 3 or more on the thermostat or it goes out. Often the catalytic thermometer on the top says it is inactive. Any tips
Nothing really abnormal about your "low" set point. Definitely verify your wood moisture content before monkeying with the stove etc. Have you downloaded the BK operators manual? Read it and start/run the stove just as directed to get a good operating baseline. Post a few pics as well to help verify the model.
 

BKVP

Minister of Fire
Verify minimum chimney requirements and if installed into masonry chimney the presence of an insulated liner....
 

Darcey

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Oct 24, 2021
3
Canada
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This is my stove
 
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ratsrepus

Minister of Fire
Jan 5, 2018
673
Howell, Mi
you might just for the hell of it, is pick up a new cat. No telling how old the one you have is. Of course gotta have dry wood and a decent draft. Post some pics. Never mind the pics, just noticed you
posted one
 
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