Adaptor for female to female?

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by burnwood, Dec 28, 2008.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. burnwood

    burnwood
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2008
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    0
    Loc:
    Western, MA
    My chimney liners tap is a female 6 inch pipe. So is my stoves. Anything I can do when a female and a female meet?
     

    Helpful Sponsor Ads!





  2. EatenByLimestone

    EatenByLimestone
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2006
    Messages:
    5,328
    Likes Received:
    507
    Loc:
    Schenectady, NY
    Make the liner male with a crimper.

    [​IMG]


    Matt
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  3. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2008
    Messages:
    7,361
    Likes Received:
    110
    Loc:
    NW Ontario
    If you don't have the shown crimper, you can use long skinny needlenose pliers.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  4. TreePapa

    TreePapa
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2008
    Messages:
    612
    Likes Received:
    6
    Loc:
    Southern Calif.
    Stay out of the way
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  5. RedRanger

    RedRanger
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2007
    Messages:
    1,428
    Likes Received:
    0
    Loc:
    British Columbia
    Dangerous post--leaves you wide open to the nut cases on the forum.

    Personally, I don`t care to comment! After 35 years of marriage-I still haven`t managed to adapt. :)
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  6. DAKSY

    DAKSY
    Expand Collapse
    Patriot Guard Rider Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2008
    Messages:
    6,241
    Likes Received:
    1,120
    Loc:
    Averill Park, NY, on Burden Lake II...
    Heat Fab makes a flex-to-rigid adapter that should work for you WITHOUT crimping...
    Heavy gage Stainless Steel & less than $20...
    Part # is 4556SS...
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  7. burnwood

    burnwood
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2008
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    0
    Loc:
    Western, MA
    hahahahaha


    I like the needle nosed pliers idea. right up my alley. I'm always fabricating stuff with the wrong tools. sometimes it even works
     
  8. burnwood

    burnwood
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2008
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    0
    Loc:
    Western, MA
    I used needle nose pliers. It took less then a minute and came out looking like it was from the factory. Thanks!!
     
  9. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2008
    Messages:
    7,361
    Likes Received:
    110
    Loc:
    NW Ontario
    If you have the right size pliers, the last crimp matches up with the first and you can't tell where you started/ended. The taper on the pliers does a better job in transitioning the crimps than that hand held tool.

    I've worked with the bench top tool that rolls the crimp and puts a bead above it. Nice tool to have if you do a lot.

    Glad it worked out for you.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

Entire Site copyright © 1995-2016 - email to webinfo@hearth.com
Hearth.com and HearthNet are property and trademarks of Hearth.com LLC Advertising Information