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3"x25' aluminum flex-pipe?

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by Hiram Maxim, Sep 13, 2009.

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  1. Hiram Maxim

    Hiram Maxim Minister of Fire

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    I need a 3"x25' aluminum flex-pipe for my up the chimney OAK....

    Where is the best deal on flex-pipe these day?

    Thank you Hiram :cheese:

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  2. Shari

    Shari Minister of Fire

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    It's football Sunday, replies might be a bit slow.....

    but as near as I know you can't run an OAK up the chimney... (can't be any higher than your firebox???)...

    Let's let other, more seasoned users, reply to this topic also.

    Shari
  3. Hogwildz

    Hogwildz Minister of Fire

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    Is this going in same chimney as you stove vent?
  4. jtp10181

    jtp10181 Minister of Fire

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    This is for a wood stove?

    I know you can do it with pellet, never looked into doing it with wood.

    Anyway, for the question, any dealer who sells direct vent gas inserst should be able to get you some 3" aluminum flex liner. Thats what most of them use for venting.
  5. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    I'd be wary of thin aluminum in the same flue, especially if the primary liner isn't insulated. However, they make stainless 3 and 4" flex for pellet stoves.
  6. You do not want to use it if they are in the same flu. Stainless steel liners are rated to 2100 degrees whereas your aluminum is only rated to approx 550.
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