Chimney for Squire Stove

apolenur Posted By apolenur, Nov 14, 2011 at 3:43 AM

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  1. apolenur

    New Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    Baltimore, MD
    Hi all,

    I bought old Squire 50500 Fireplace insert. I'd like to use it as a stove (my house does not have fireplace nor chimney).

    I need to build a chimney. I am thinking of using this kit

    Does it make sense ? What I am not sure is what diameter of chimney pipe I should use. Shell it be 8" or 6" is fine ?

    To connect stove to a stove pipe I am thinking of using a boot, base on suggestion in this thread

    Thanks in advance, Alexi
  2. mellow

    Resident Stove Connoisseur

    Jan 19, 2008
    Salisbury, MD
    If you are going to spend that much money on the chimney I would get a proper EPA stove.

    Making an Insert into a free standing stove defeats the purpose it was designed for, I would resell it and buy an EPA free standing stove.
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