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Re: Heatmor
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2021, 09:18:53 AM »
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This will do it. At first it looks like a lot, but do it 3-4 times and it's quick and easy!!!
I like to look at the pictures too. I need to take more before pictures.
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« Reply #21 on: February 10, 2021, 10:36:07 AM »
I had a Heatmor and found that the flapper in the air intake was creosoted up and would not open one time so I cleaned it up and worked fine till the next time it stuck open and wouldn't shut the air off and caused the boiler to over heat. You must check that flapper real often especially if you burn green wood.
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« Reply #22 on: February 10, 2021, 03:49:10 PM »
If things are getting creosote buildup I wonder if you had a leaking door seal. I burn green wood all the time and the only times I've had creosote problems is when that door is leaking.
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« Reply #23 on: February 10, 2021, 09:48:25 PM »
Yes, that is odd. I burned green hardwood all one winter, did it with softwood too all one winter. Never had a problem creosote. Did have a hard time keeping up on the green pine though. Good thing I had a good supply of scrub pine.  ;)
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« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2021, 11:19:13 PM »
Yeah green pine, especially red pine, has so much moisture in it that it mostly makes steam😂
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« Reply #25 on: February 15, 2021, 07:42:52 AM »
Shut the unit down and CLEAN!!!!

You do want a layer of ashes over the bottom grate.  BUT, just a couple inches.   Be positive that the fan is blowing air (under the front door)  If you have a 400 unit the back fan opening can get covered and ashes can Keep air from blowing into firebox.  (upgrade for that raises the fan opening about a foot in height.)  It will never plug if u take time to install it.   Hint :D  let the fire burn out cause U have to crawl in to install it.    :D :D :D :D!!!!!!

Clean the vent above the firebox.  Easy to do from behind the furnace.  Check for air leaks, door, seal on back of he ash auger cleanout and the cleanout above firebox (from back of unit).  Heatmor is a very simple unit to maintain.

 

Yes, to some wood this year that has more than normal moisture.  The ash is degrading (disease) and not as much BTU/s.  My oak tops are frozen in the center.  Chains do NOT like frozen logs!!  It is harder for me to get my temp up with the wood condition.   AND, NO, i can not cut far enough in advance to feed my two heatmor furnaces.    8) 8)but, am very open to a crew of re (tired)  :) forestry forum members to show me how to get a year supply in advance.  I can offer beautiful winter views down the rolling hills that mother nature formed LONG LONG time ago!  I even have extra big chain saws that do NOT fit my hands. :D

 

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« Reply #26 on: February 15, 2021, 03:46:33 PM »
Your 14-12 doesn't have a saw dust chute.
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« Reply #27 on: February 15, 2021, 07:44:24 PM »
No sawdust chute, but...........the processor is 3pt mounted and i just lift and drive away.   Then clean up with the backhoe loader.   

What MM engine did i see in your pictures.  Think it was running your mill.   The tractor running my Blockbuster processor is a 75 hp, low rpm.  Lots of power and this is her retirement duty.   Good old tractor that starts fast in any kind of weather.  

 
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« Reply #28 on: February 15, 2021, 08:27:42 PM »
G403 power unit.  Same engine that the GTB tractor uses.  It did run the mill :).  We've got a G-VI tractor.  Big low RPM diesels are  8) 8)
What year is your 14-12?  Mines an 05.  Second 14-12 built with a live deck.  It doesn't have the half hoop over the splitter.  Over 7,000 hours on it now. 
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