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Post by midnightmadman29 » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 11:26 am

midnightmadman29 wrote:
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It’s also very windy today. Maybe that’s causing it
So should I fall completely closed when there is no fire burning etc ?
I just took the damper off and with it perfectly level and plumb the flap stays open the same amount.
So it’s not opening from a draft. It’s just staying that way from the weight. I’m wondering if I need less weight for some reason.


 
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Post by waytomany?s » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 11:27 am

midnightmadman29 wrote:
Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 10:38 am
It’s also very windy today. Maybe that’s causing it
So should I fall completely closed when there is no fire burning etc ?
If windy then probably ok, cause that would cause it to open. Mine will bounce in heavy winds when not burning. You have to let go the feeling you are losing heat into the chimney. You're not. But it's hard to get over it.

 
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Post by waytomany?s » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 11:29 am

Is pipe completely vertical?

 
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Post by waytomany?s » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 11:30 am

I don't remember if mine tips a bit. I'll look when I get home.

 
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Post by midnightmadman29 » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 11:31 am

waytomany?s wrote:
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Is pipe completely vertical?
Perfectly vertical plumb and level.

 
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Post by midnightmadman29 » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 11:32 am

On another note. I had to mount it 3’ above the top of stove. Is there any issues with that ? In the manual it says as close to the stove as possible is better.

 
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Post by midnightmadman29 » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 11:33 am

waytomany?s wrote:
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I don't remember if mine tips a bit. I'll look when I get home.
I contacted field controls to see what they say.


 
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Post by nepacoal » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 1:18 pm

If you don't have a manometer and it's level, just set it between 4.5 (-.045) and 5.5 (-.055) using the markings on the baro and forget about it. Many hand feds recommend it set at -.06 but I'd start a little lower without a manometer.

 
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Post by midnightmadman29 » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 1:26 pm

Found out what’s wrong. There is a counter weight that sit on the backside of the door. It was laying loose in the box. They are telling me I have to return it. Anyone else know how that counter weight gets held on? It doesn’t seem to have threads. Looks like it gets pressed in maybe

 
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Post by nepacoal » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 1:33 pm

Mine is riveted on...

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Post by midnightmadman29 » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 1:47 pm

Thank you!
It’s actually pressed on. I found out from them. It has a beveled nipple that gets pushed through.

 
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Post by nepacoal » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 1:50 pm

midnightmadman29 wrote:
Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 1:47 pm
Thank you!
It’s actually pressed on. I found out from them. It has a beveled nipple that gets pushed through.
Are you able to push it on or do you still need to exchange it?

 
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Post by waytomany?s » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 2:23 pm

midnightmadman29 wrote:
Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 1:26 pm
Found out what’s wrong. There is a counter weight that sit on the backside of the door. It was laying loose in the box. They are telling me I have to return it. Anyone else know how that counter weight gets held on? It doesn’t seem to have threads. Looks like it gets pressed in maybe
Thank goodness you caught that.

 
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Post by midnightmadman29 » Tue. Sep. 19, 2023 2:59 pm

I know I was thinking the same thing as far as catching it before I used it.
They are replacing it

 
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Post by midnightmadman29 » Mon. Sep. 25, 2023 2:38 pm

All good. New one installed


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