LsFarm wrote:Don't forget that creosote condenses on cool surfaces. The small amount of air venting around the baro may make it cooler than the rest of the flue pipes.. I'd at least take a look at it ever couple of days to see if it is getting an accumulation on the back side of the door.
You could cover it with aluminum foil to seal it.
thanks, i'll keep a close eye on it. i'd rather pull it and stuff a cap in the hole.
then if i want to run coal through the stove or it's really windy it will be quick, pull the plug and level the damper.