New (to me) Quadrafire Mt Vernon AE Insert

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blkonblk

Member
Oct 14, 2018
11
new york
Hi - hope everyone is doing ok. I just got a pellet stove to replace my wood stove insert. I bought a used Quadrafire Mt Vernon AE insert that's a 2011 model. I am cleaning it out pretty thoroughly. Wanted to ask for some advice. What if any parts should I change while I have it on the in the open? By just searching around I see that there is a burn pot upgrade, not sure if I should change it or not. Any advice would be appriciated

Thanks,
Bo
 

Dataman

Minister of Fire
Sep 10, 2018
1,012
Newport, Wa
I have Harmon XXV in my 3rd season this year. I have on hand Distribution Fan and Plan on Keeping Combustion Fan and Igniter. Since I am new I would think if it's had good maintenance the only item I would swap would be igniter. On Burn box upgrade out of my area. Do you play on using it during power outages. if so I posed what I use and batteries. Only used it twice. Once for 7 hours.
 

johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
3,745
Eastern Ontario
I don't have a Quadrafire but for my stove I
keep on hand a combustion motor and fan assy
a circulation fan and an auger motor.
If the ignitor goes you can always start manually and
sensors can be jumped until you get new
Remember a pellet stoves best friend is a good
cleaning and keeping it clean