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Need alternative to Harman wire brush

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by Justin M, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. glenc0322

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    And now HOCKEY
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  2. lessoil

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    Here is what I use on the exhaust pipe. Is that what you want it for? Our P61 did not come with a brush.
    Anyway, this brush works well for me.

    http://www.homedepot.com/p/t/203652...toreId=10051&N=5yc1v&R=203652254#.UPZouIco7IU
  3. Justin M

    Justin M Feeling the Heat

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    So I got a new brush from Grainger. The twisted metal rod is much thicker/beefier so I think it will do the trick. I will update after the next time I clean the stove.

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  4. glenc0322

    glenc0322 Minister of Fire

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    do you have the part number ?
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    http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/ww...&GlobalSearch=true&sst=subset&typeaheadSearch
    Item no: 3EDR3
    It's 42" long so you still will have something to hold on to when you push it in all the way. The brush is 2"x4" and the twisted metal rod is much thicker so hopefully it won't bind up when it meets resistance. I have not tried it yet so no guarantees that it will work.
  6. glenc0322

    glenc0322 Minister of Fire

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    Thanks I will let you be the guinea pig lol
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    So I cleaned the stove because I wanted to try out the new brush. I was able to push it all the way through the exhaust path. It took a little forcing to get it through. Unlike the harman brush which was too weak and would bend on itself, this one was almost too stiff to make the 90° turn. So it definitely works, but I still think there is probably a better way. Maybe I will get another length of hose and try the previously mentioned vacuum method.
  8. glenc0322

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    Once you are through make up the attachment and you will be fine
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    For all you guys that use the vac attachment, are you brushing first then vacuuming or just vacuuming?
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    I always brush first usually 3-4 times through the tube then vacuum to pick up all the lose ash. I have no problem going through the tubes with the harman brush and always look in the right tube (looking at the stove ) to make sure i am all the way through. But I do this every Sunday

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