Trouble With Hitzer Install

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Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker KA-6
Coal Size/Type: Rice/Anthracite
Other Heating: Heat Pump/Forced Hot Air Oil Furnace
Location: Harrisburg, PA

Post Mon. Jan. 16, 2012 10:24 pm

Where are you measuring the draft? I have a hitzer 983 insert and I'm not sure where to insert manometer probe. No vent pipe, stove just shoved into fireplace with shroud sealing the opening.

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Stoker Coal Boiler: Hybrid, Gentleman Janitor GJ-6RSU/ EFM 700
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 503
Coal Size/Type: Pea Stoker/Bit, Pea or Nut Anthracite
Stove/Furnace Make: Hitzer/ EFM-Gentleman Janitor
Stove/Furnace Model: 503 Insert/ 700/GJ-62
Location: Hustonville, Ky

Post Tue. Jan. 17, 2012 12:04 am

I have 10 ft of pipe going up into the chimney, draft fitting is about 14 inches above the stove outlet

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