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Bat Cave Wood Stove/Heater

Post in 'Classic Wood Stove Forums (prior to approx. 1993)' started by coloradocowpatti, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. coloradocowpatti

    coloradocowpatti New Member

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    Hi, need help finding the piece of pipe that connects a Bat Cave Insert to the regular stove pipe. Anyone know what it is called and where I might can find one or have one made? Ok, here is a pic. The opening with the attached piece is 14x3", which is crazybe because it doesn't even fit, as you can see there are holes on each corner for the smoke to come out into the house? Oh well, if you can shed any light on this I would surely appreciate it! IMAG0476.jpg

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  2. fossil

    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    Got more specific/descriptive information? Photos?
  3. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Give High Valley a call. They started out making Bat Cave stoves, then Carolina stoves and the High Valley. If it is a rectangular hole in the top of the stove you are looking for an "insert boot". A Google search will produce several. Also you can get them from hartshearth.com.

    http://www.highvalleystoves.com/about.php
  4. webbie

    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    As the page says, they were bought by Stoll - the old info is likely to be lost by now...but, as BB says, you can find something to do the job.

    What you need to do is measure the rectangular opening and note what may be on the inside of it (dampers, stuff in the way, etc.).....
    Then look for something like this:
    http://www.efireplacestore.com/cpf-20080.html

    or this:
    http://www.woodmanspartsplus.com/738875/products/Stove-Stack.html

    If you carefully measure and ask the right questions, you will end up with the right part!
  5. webby3650

    webby3650 Master of Fire

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    As was mentioned above, Stoll recently assumed High Valley. They make a great product. All there doors are incredible as well as the stoves and inserts, but i don't think they will be involved with these old "boots". There are so many available aftermarket, there would be no need to.

    I was pretty impressed with the High Valley products at the HPBA show!
  6. coloradocowpatti

    coloradocowpatti New Member

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    Hi, posted a pic of the bat cave wood stove with the problem opening. thanks!
  7. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    coloradocowpatti New Member

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    thanks so much!!!! kool! really appreciate your help!
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    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    That's what we're here for...let us know what you come up with. Have fun! Rick

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