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Hunt4heat

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E classic 1450 question
« on: December 05, 2018, 06:29:26 AM »

Hi all,
This is my second season using my central boiler 1450 and my question relates to the fire box clean out attached is a picture of the rear lower portion that has kind of a roof shape, that I'm wondering how to remove this to clean the build-up out of that area? It looks like the top portion is just fit into a channel but the bottom looks to be welded? This is where the are over fire originates from and is really difficult to clean without removing this portion, let me know what you guys have come up with in the past I have just been using a long spring that I push through and scrub it out the best I can thanks Matt
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Re: E classic 1450 question
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2018, 10:13:59 AM »

Hi Matt - The picture didn't show up on the forum.  I used to have a E-Classic 1400 which is the sister to the 1450 and I don't recall seeing a roof shaped area inside the fire box.  If you can, try posting the picture again, it may jar my memory.  Roger
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Re: E classic 1450 question
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2018, 07:26:25 PM »

There is a metal shed-shaped structure at the center back of my 1450.  That location is where the gas igniter would be, if I had purchased the option.  The shed structure lifts straight up and off the holder.  There's little point in fussing with it though, as there's nothing behind it.
Much more important to lift the four corner shields and clean out the creosote that accumulates in those air channels.
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Re: E classic 1450 question
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2018, 03:06:06 AM »

Blair - I now remember that piece.  I had removed it after my first year heating with the 1400.  It was simply in the way.  Roger
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Re: E classic 1450 question
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2018, 02:05:57 PM »

 I will admit that I had no idea what it was, I didn't need the gas ignition. What the heck are the 2 bars hanging on the sides of the fire box? I assumed that they are like sacrificial rods in a water heater?
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Re: E classic 1450 question
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2018, 05:32:03 PM »

duramax - Those bars are to prevent the firewood from resting against the air holes blocking the air from doing it's job.  Roger
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Re: E classic 1450 question
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2018, 06:41:15 PM »

I think they're also a lame attempt to destabilize the wood so it doesn't arch as often.  If so, it was wasted effort.  I can pile it right, and not arch, or I can pile it wrong, and arch most of the time.  The 1450 may actually just be too narrow for the size of wood I prefer to split.  I'm having to split it smaller than i like to prevent it arching.
Just my two cents.
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