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Chimney for Squire Stove

Post in 'Classic Wood Stove Forums (prior to approx. 1993)' started by apolenur, Nov 14, 2011.

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  1. apolenur

    apolenur New Member

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    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

    http://www.chimneylinerinc.com/metalbestos_wallkit.html

    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

    http://www.hearth.com/econtent/index.php/forums/viewthread/19269/

    Thanks in advance, Alexi

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  2. mellow

    mellow Resident Stove Connoisseur

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    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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