Fuel Saver II

R-J. Posted By R-J., Dec 15, 2011 at 11:59 PM

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  1. R-J.

    R-J.
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    Hello new to this site
    I found a link to yall on a paintball site, mcarterbrown.com, that is to old paintball markers what yall are to wood burning stoves.


    I have just bought a pre 80 Fisher papa bear with 4 fin vent cap on one side. Stove was made by Hesston in Hesston Ks.
    On the left vent it has a device that looks like it was made from a tin can marked Fuel Saver II. The device has a flapper on a off center hinge with a threaded counter balance to control the draft. Has anyone ever had any experience with this device?

    Thanks

    R.J.Taylor
    Middle Tennessee
     
  2. valley ranch

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    I'm guessing the flapper is used when the stove gets hot enought. I like the idea of them, seen them on some very nice older stoves, even homemades. Some are made to cause the exaust to dip down as with a Down Draft furnace. This was done, I've read, in the origional Franklin stoves and was Ben's idea.

    Like to see a picture!
     
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