Yes, the LPAO is in the bottom, front centre of the firebox. I agree his problems seem more weak-draft related... orrr the other glaring one which I don't think we have had confirmation: moisture content of fuel... unless I missed it (humble apologies if so)I'm not sure, but the LPAO appears to be a boost air port. Is it located at the bottom, front center edge of the firebox? If so, then the adapter appears to be a right-angle diverter to point the boost air at the base of the fire. If that is the case, it's hard for me to understand how this could be causing the hard start and unable to run without the door ajar issue that LakeCabin is seeing. His problem seems more weak draft-related.
The 2400 is the cascade line. It has a cat but it is a new unproven design that I am not a big fan of. We have had a few customers burn a season with the new noncats and had no issues. Also have out some of the pro line and they work wellThanks. I noticed that was the case from the earlier thread. Looking at the manuals for the F2400, F2450, and F2500 it would appear that only the F2450 has the Vertical Stainless Deflector. I wonder if that the only difference with the earlier F2400 model.
Do you have customers having issues with the Cascade cat 1500 as well?The 2400 is the cascade line. It has a cat but it is a new unproven design that I am not a big fan of. We have had a few customers burn a season with the new noncats and had no issues. Also have out some of the pro line and they work well
I havnt sold any at this point because I won't recommend them to people untill they are proven. If someone specifically asked for one I would sell it to them but I am not going to push them. I just don't like the designDo you have customers having issues with the Cascade cat 1500 as well?
I just got the 2450 last season. I like it immensely. The couple of criticisms I have include what feels like a low firebox. Seems like it is tough to pile the wood in there to any degree. It also seems to run hot. I’d love for it to cruise in to 600’s. Instead it tends to cruise in the mid 700’s. This is with dry decent sized hardwood. I can’t imagine having a good load of softwood in there.They installed a Regency F2450 this morning. I have the first test fire going. It's 70 here so I have all the windows and doors open!
So far so good. I had the door cracked for the first few minutes then locked it and fire is burning fine. I have now shut the air intake down some and it's still working fine. I can see the secondary burn at the air intakes at the top of the stove. When I open the door, as they instruct, to add wood there's no smoke coming back into the cabin. It appears to be drafting fine.
Much thanks to everyone for their advice and help and especially to begreen for the F2450 recommendation.