Is There Glass Doors for Vermont Castings Vigilant Wood Burner?

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Post Fri. Oct. 15, 2010 9:54 am

Can I change a vermont castings vigilant wood burning stove to doors with glass ?
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Post Fri. Oct. 15, 2010 1:06 pm

I don't know for certain but I don't see why you couldn't. The only problem I see is that with wood, they'd likely creosote up quickly. That's what happens on my model 2310, a coal burner model, when I burn wood. Hopefully someone else will chime in with more info for you.
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Post Fri. Oct. 15, 2010 11:04 pm

Two different size doors were made for the Vigilant...
I'll check later if the glass doors fit from the coal burning Vigilant I have to the Wood burner Vigilant...
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Post Sun. Oct. 17, 2010 5:36 am

CapeCoaler wrote:Two different size doors were made for the Vigilant...
I'll check later if the glass doors fit from the coal burning Vigilant I have to the Wood burner Vigilant...
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Post Mon. Apr. 25, 2011 1:33 pm

I am trying to find glass doors as well for a Vigilant Vermont castings stove...

have you found any info on where to get them?

I'd appreciate any insight!!

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Post Wed. Oct. 19, 2011 1:00 pm

The Vigilant I have has "tall" doors and a coal conversion kit. Early 1980's model. The glass door insert came as an option.

Here is how it was assembled. Assumong the cast iron inserts are removed first.
Lay door on it's face.
Insert safety screen into door frame. (3/6" x 3/6" grid painted black with 1/64" diameter wire)
Wrap glass with "U" shaped preformed gasket material. http://www.woodmanspartsplus.com
Insert wrapped glass into door.
Screw the cast iron frame to the door back to hold screen / glass / gasget in place.

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Post Wed. Oct. 19, 2011 1:02 pm

I saw a stove - Vigilant coal setup in North Jerset Craigslist Long Valley / Chester area

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