I took apart the chimney and took some pictures.
The support box does not support the weight of class A pipe.
The weight of the chimney is on the...
Does support box have to support the weight of the pipe?
Thank you for advice everyone. It seems like I have some work to do.
Can any of the piping be reused?
What should be in the support box? It seemed...
Why does each joint need 3 screws?
The pipes were original to the house and there were no screws...
The pipes connect in that still box below the ceiling. Water drops come down from that box when it rains. I think I need a larger size pipe cap.
I am trying to fix up a used defiant 1945 before it gets cold.
I ordered a CAT for $99 - hopefully it will work fine.
All the gaskets need to be...
Does anyone know how to read "manufacturer date code?"
It says 1212 on defiant 1945.
Between what years was 1945 model in production?
I have the same problem on my used 1945 I just purchased. What do you mean by "kink"? What did you have to take apart to replace the cable?
I bought it...
Now I have to figure out how I can get it in good shape.
Can anyone give advice on replacing the gasket?
How do I know if I...
You were right.
It was made in taiwan...
Thank you for the info!!!
The doors DID, in fact, have a big gap on the bottom.
I would not have seen it without your advice.
Did anyone use this stove?
The owner said "the stove is about ten years old.....it is a Defiant. It needs new gaskets around the glass and the...
You must be right - an old cat stove can not be a good purchase.
I love the design though...
what is IMHO?
I am not experienced in rebuilding stoves, but I would not mind playing around with it. What does recaulking involve?
Do I have to take...
I am thinking of buying Consolidated Dutch West with arched glass. Looks like it is model #288C.
What could possibly go wrong?
Is it easy to find...
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