PostBy: sunline20 On: Wed. Nov. 07, 2007 8:22 am

Hi,my name is Mike and I am new to the forum and to coal.I am Installing a used Franco Belge 10.242 in great shape.I have purchased a Selkirk Metalbestos typeHT dbl walled stainless,Is this suitable.My next question is how far should the stove be kept off the back wall,thanks Mike.
Stove/Furnace Make: franco belge
Stove/Furnace Model: 10.242

Re: Chimney

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Wed. Nov. 07, 2007 8:59 am

If the Selkirk is marked 316, you should be fine. 304 will work too but will have a slightly reduced usable life. 36" is probably enough for a flammable wall, closer if it is protected with steel/tile/cement/etc.
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260M
Coal Size/Type: Pea