What ever happened with the shut down problem ?
Have not shut it down since we started it. I will probably shut it down on Sunday when the temps are expected to be in the 60's briefly. With the room temperature setting I can see this stove as almost set it and forget it! Just feed and clean it. I will post about the result when I try it out.
Is a simple cleaning weekly OK? i.e. scrape the heat exchange tubes. Or do I need to do a more thorough cleaning? Seems from what I have read, maybe every ton do a thorough cleaning and like once per month empty the ash bin.
I have been running HD stove chow and they burn OK in this stove but the ash is clumping and seems heavier and darker then other pellets we have previously run. Right now I have no room in my garage for a ton of pellets so I will be doing 10 to 15 at a time from various stores.