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US Stove Company Corn/Pellet Multifuel Furnace, Model# 6220

Item# 175058
The American Harvest® Model 6220 multifuel furnace features Firite Technology™, an accurate fuel management system that maximizes fuel usage and heat output. This rugged furnace is built for durability and made to burn corn and pellets, and can be adapted to burn soy bean, olive pits, cherry pits, bio mass fuel grains and processed silage. Digital Control Board offers thermostat control and built-in diagnostics. U.S.A. BTU Output: 50,000-64,000, Heating Capability (sq. ft.): 2,000, Blower Included: Yes, Blower (CFM): 1,100, Fuel Type: Corn, Pellets, Thermostat Included: Yes, Fire Box/Hopper Capacity (lbs.): 250, Door Opening W x H (in.): 19 3/4 x 11 5/8, Flue Collar Size (in.): 3, Dimensions L x W x H (in.): 23 1/2 x 48 x 54 Glass size: 16 3/4in.W x 8 1/2in.H Smoke pipe outlet: 3in. (pell vent) Exhaust blower for negative draft pulls flue products through and out, with no smoke spillage Automatic circulation blower Unique agitator burns corn without “clinkers,” allowing use of nonpremium pellets Cold air filter bracket built into return air design Hot air duct adapter (included) provides easy hook-up
Average Customer Rating:
2.8 out of 5
2.8
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Rating Summary (5 reviews)
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3 of 5(60%)would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for US Stove Company Corn/Pellet Multifuel Furnace, Model# 6220
Review 1 for US Stove Company Corn/Pellet Multifuel Furnace, Model# 6220
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

A few tips

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January 16, 2008
By Shopbuilder
from Sierra Mountains
" This stove isn't a plug and play.
It works great but you need to take the time to get the settings correct.
The reason pellets bounce out is because they hit the agitator, take it out and turn the motor off if burning wood pellets.
Our house is 2400 sqft with lots of windows and at 15 degrees outside its 74 in the house.
We take the little cleaning tool and scrape the fire pot once a day, with no agitator no pellets come out and the stove works great. A 4" pipe helps the stove draft and prevents the draft fan from pulsing.
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Review 2 for US Stove Company Corn/Pellet Multifuel Furnace, Model# 6220
Overall Rating:
3 / 5
3 / 5

Pellets is easy, corn takes a while

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October 10, 2007
By Joseph3215
from Keedysville, MD
" It hasn't gotten very good reviews. But word of advice. Read the manual, then look up the corn burners forum and read the advice on there.
If you havn't had a corn stove/furnace before you'll need to do some research.
I will say that US-Stove is very responsive to technical support requests. If you bought the 6100 version call and get some replacment parts under warrenty for the burn pot and draft.
Unfortunatly this stove is not something you are going to turn on and walk away from for three days. It requires daily cleaning when burning corn. Pellets I ran it for a week without cleaning. If I could do it over again I would get a free standing corn burner for the living room. I'll write anohter review mid winter.
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Review 3 for US Stove Company Corn/Pellet Multifuel Furnace, Model# 6220
Overall Rating:
1 / 5
1 / 5

REVIEW OF USSC MODEL 6100

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March 7, 2007
By ROCKCO
from MT. HOREB, WI
" I purchased this as a back-up to my home furnace; I'm currently only burning pellets; however I think it would be best to burn a mixture of corn and pellets. This unit can heat my 2000 sq. ft. home marginally on pellets; I don't like the way the pellets are fed to the burn pot. They bounce out of the burn pot and don't burn. (wasted pellets) I had to contact USSC and learn how to crank-up the feed rate. I now have it maxed out and still at 10 degrees outside my house will only be at 60 degrees inside. I also will go through 120lbs. of pellets at that outside temp.(Cost effective?)This is the first year out and I think thats why Northern now offers this at $500.00 less than I paid.
Stuck with it- ROCKCO "
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Review 4 for US Stove Company Corn/Pellet Multifuel Furnace, Model# 6220
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

USSC 6100 Multi-fuel Shop Furnace

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March 7, 2007
By JimB
from Connecticut
" Last summer I built a 28 x 36 post and beam barn/garage. It is sided with 3/4" ship lap siding and no insulation. It has a loft so all in all it's about 15,000 cubic feet of uninsulated space in New England. My hope was to heat the barn affordably but only to about 40-50 degrees so I could keep liquids in my shop without fear of freezing and to make winters easier on my cars.
I researched many stoves and furnaces and ended up buying the USSC 6100 for two main reasons; price and the ability to hook it to duct work in case it wasn't enough to heat the area.
I received the unit several weeks ago (only about a week after my order) and installed it in less than two hours. Most of that time was spent installing the exhaust vent through the agacent wall. The next day I fired it up and it has been running ever since.
It has exceeded my expectations. As I write this review it is 6 degrees outside and the barn is at 37 degrees. I go through about 1.5 bags of pellets per day @ $5.80 per bag (cheaper if you buy in bulk in the spring). On "normal" winter days (20-30 degrees) the barn stays at a cozy 50-60 degrees with the temp set at the middle setting.
Pros: Easy to install, inexpensive, efficient, multi-fuel (I have not tried corn but intend to next fall)
Cons: Takes a considerable amount of "tweaking" to get the draft adjusted properly, does not run dependably on the lowest setting (1 of 3). I think this could be eliminated by additional adjustment of the draft but I lost patience and just put it on the middle setting. I put in on "high" for the coldest nights like last night. Also, the documentation is marginal. Installation and operation is covered excellently but cleaning and location of various things could be a lot clearer.
I highly recommend this product to anyone looking for an affordable way to heat an open space. "
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Review 5 for US Stove Company Corn/Pellet Multifuel Furnace, Model# 6220
Overall Rating:
1 / 5
1 / 5

Model 6100

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March 6, 2007
By Grandchildren50
from Roseau, Minnesota
" I purchased this stove and have lots of trouble with it. I have gotten very good help from the service phone line but I feel this stove is not giving me the heat that it is rated for. It is very dirty and messy to keep clean and I would not recommend it to anyone to put in a home.. I have two other brands of corn stoves and they are superior to this one. "
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