EZ Flue Cleaning

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Stove/Furnace Make: Ketstoker 70,000
Stove/Furnace Model: Keystoker 70,000

Post Mon. Jan. 14, 2008 4:49 pm

I bought, at Lowes for $37.00 a product called LINT EATER". It is intended for cleaning 4" clothes dryer line, but I figured what the heck, let's give it a go on the next shutdown cleaning event. I gave it a try on my 6" flue, to get the flyash from the Keystoker 70k, and I consider it a rousing success. Basic componet is 4 @3' fiberglass rods which screw together, then the brush screws to the "Business end" and the other end chucks-up to your cordless drill. Because it's spinning, the brush "walks" easily through the flue. I'm now looking for a 5" brush, but the 4" does a flop and wobble that sooner or later hits everything.
Now the best part. Also included is a 4" cap with 2 holes . One allows the rods to pass through , and the other accepts your shopvac hose. I put a 6"-4" reducer on my "cleanout T" so I have a +/- airtite dustfree flue cleanout system. Additional rods are available so I should be able to clean my entire SS CHIMNEY LINER from my basement.
I love it when a plan comes together.
Sorry ,I'm currently without a camera so my 1000 words will have to be as good as a picture.
Off thread! Matthaus, could you please send me your PM so that I could get on the Manometer list?? Thanks
Larry Bowen
Keystoker puttin' out 70k and my tails waggin'. Happy Dog!

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Stoker Coal Boiler: Van Wert VA1200
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/Anthracite
Location: NEPA

Post Mon. Jan. 14, 2008 10:05 pm

Is this a test or you just posted in wrong section? This section is for testing forum features, it's not for questions.
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Leisure Line Hearth with twin turbos (sounds like it)
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hearth model with twin turbos
Location: Near Owego, NY

Post Tue. Jan. 15, 2008 9:51 am

It would appear to be posted in the wrong forum.
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