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Wall Thimble Proximity to Wall Outlet

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by QuadSantaFe, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. QuadSantaFe

    QuadSantaFe New Member

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    Does anyone know if you can place a wall thimble near an electrical outlet? How close can they be to each other? There is an outlet near where I want to put the Duravent for my Pellet Stove and I need to determine if it needs to be moved.

    Thanks!

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  2. stoveguy13

    stoveguy13 Minister of Fire

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    my wall thimble is right next to the outlet no problem with it just be careful you dont hit the electric line when you cut the hole.
  3. QuadSantaFe

    QuadSantaFe New Member

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    Great! Thanks for the reply.
  4. DexterDay

    DexterDay Guest

    As long as the Thimble does not touch the outlet and/or wires. You should be good.

    Is this a corner install? Or a regular wall install. If a wall, it could be moved slightly off center of your position.
  5. QuadSantaFe

    QuadSantaFe New Member

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    This will be a corner install.

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