Stainless

Stainless

PostBy: cf1 On: Sun. Aug. 24, 2008 10:51 pm

This fall im going to install a hitzer 503 insert. I have 8 inch tile, from the insert to the chimney do I need stainless or can I just use regular pipe?
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Re: Stainless

PostBy: LsFarm On: Sun. Aug. 24, 2008 11:26 pm

Since removing the insert usually is a fair amount of work,, I'd use stainless so I didn't have to replace the flue pipe as often..

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Re: Stainless

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Mon. Aug. 25, 2008 6:36 am

Are you sure it is only 8 by 8? Most fireplaces have larger flues.
Use a 6" round to 7" oval appliance adapter and run oval into the first tile, usually 4-5 feet.
The oval will get you past the damper with ease.
Damper sealing kits make that part easy also, just glue and screw.
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Re: Stainless

PostBy: cf1 On: Mon. Aug. 25, 2008 3:13 pm

i TOOK THE FIRE PLACE DAMPER OUT, NOW I GOT A STRAIGHT UP SHOT. I HAD THE NEIGHBOR BOY MEASURE IT FROM THE ROOF.tHE PLACE WHERE IM BUYING THE STOVE SAID THERES A BONNET ( FOR THE TILE SQUARE) THE THE PIPE FROM THE HEATER GOS INTO THAT. STAINLESS IS A LOT MORE MONEY THAN REGULAR PIPE. THATS WHY IM ASKING.
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Re: Stainless

PostBy: LsFarm On: Mon. Aug. 25, 2008 3:31 pm

Please don't type in all caps.. this is considered YELLING at us !! :)

I'd spend the money on the Stainless.. Coal ash, fly ash etc is pretty corrosive.. plain steel will corrode enough in one year that it would have holes in it.. Stainless should last several years.. it is more money, but usually it is money well spent,, you actually get more years of use per dollar with the Stainless compared to regular steel.

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Re: Stainless

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Mon. Aug. 25, 2008 7:57 pm

If your chimney is inside the building structure and the flue tiles sound you do not need to go all the way with the stainless liner.
4-5 feet of stainless liner will get you past most smoke chambers and into the tiled flue and that is all you need for liner.
Now you do have to seal off the chimney so you do not back draft the nasties into the house but that is another project.
Looks a bit like the cap lock got hit!
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Re: Stainless

PostBy: cf1 On: Mon. Aug. 25, 2008 9:19 pm

this tile is 11 3/4 x 11 1/2 od. its around 5 foot from the heater to the tile. I was told theres a cap that fits into the tile then the 6 inch pipe from the heater connects into that. Its kind of tite because I want to screw that pipe in with screws. This wood insert had no flu pipe conected.
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Re: Stainless

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Mon. Aug. 25, 2008 9:40 pm

http://www.chimneylinerdepot.com/
They have all the fittings you need.
They are very helpful on the phone.
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Re: Stainless

PostBy: cf1 On: Mon. Aug. 25, 2008 11:29 pm

thanks for the link ..
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