New & old stoves and chimney installed at the Sistine Chapel

BrianK Posted By BrianK, Mar 9, 2013 at 10:26 PM

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    Sistine Chapel chimney installed as conclave nears

    (Reuters) - Vatican workers hoisted a chimney onto the roof of the Sistine Chapel on Saturday in readiness for the conclave of Roman Catholic cardinals that will elect a successor to Pope Benedict....
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    That thing should draft really well...
     
  3. begreen

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    Tut tut, 2 stoves on one pipe. Wonder what is the magic formula to make black vs white smoke? Oil burner? With 50ft of copper vent they are lucky there is the Swiss guard there.
     
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    The one on the left is an electronic smoke maker:
     
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    Ya gotta love Italy, even the stove technicians (see picture number four) are beautiful! When I was in Rome I swear-even the ladies picking up the garbage looked like supermodels :cool:
     

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