steamup wrote:NFPA 211 - prohibits galvanized pipe for use as chimney connectors on solid fuel appliances.
I am not sure what year NFPA added this.
Depending on the Local Authority having Jurisdiction, NFPA may or may not be enforced.
whistlenut wrote:It will last at least 40 years. Just have a clean-out in the bottom, and use it. I see a lot of 8" well casing chimneys in my travels, also. Lots of culvert pipe also in huge units. Folks in the city don't usually do this, however in the country.........
Dennis wrote:When living my parents home years ago,we also had a steel 10" gas pipeline for a flu pipe.When you said that you wack the pipe ,we also done that and cleaned all cresote out with one hell of a bell sound. Our steel pipe would always sweat from being uninsulated and open to the elements.Your galv. pipe extention being at the top collecting the moisture and along with the sulfuratic acid eat away much quicker.
lumpocoal wrote:I was actually thinkin about using some rolled insulation and wrapping it all the way up...but I figured that could possibly hold moisture, I have seen that done out here in the boonies