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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    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/203652254/5yc1v?catalogId=10053&langId=-1&keyword=boiler+brush&storeId=10051&N=5yc1v&R=203652254#.UPZouIco7IU
     
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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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    do you have the part number ?
     
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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.
     
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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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