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Standalone / Generic blower?

Post in 'Classic Wood Stove Forums (prior to approx. 1993)' started by gparzych, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. gparzych

    gparzych New Member

    Jan 8, 2012
    Haven't been able to find alot of info on this:

    I have a hearth mounted pre-epa jotul 3 and I'm looking to find a fan I can stick in the back of the (fireplace) firebox to blow some heat out from under or over the stove. All I can seem to find online are blowers to specifically install on wood stoves, but I'm looking for a fan I can just put back there, plug in and go. I can route the power down through the ash catcher to the basement. So far the "Quiet Fireplace FAn" is the closest candidate.

    anyone have any ideas here?

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  2. Dune

    Dune Minister of Fire

    Jan 14, 2008
    Commonwealth Of Massachussetts
    I have seen a computer fan used in this aplication.
  3. Bone1099

    Bone1099 Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    Northwest GA
    I currently use a dual squirrell cage fan that i robbed out of an over the stove microwave unit for free. Just be sure to also get the capacitor with it and ussually on the fan shrouds there will be a simple diagram for wiring it up. two speed although i never use high i made a simple cover for it from a piece of sheet metal bent 90. It runs pretty quietly on low and moves a large amount of air. If youre handy this could be a viable soultion much cheaper than those $100 plus blowers.

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