What are These Brackets For?

Sawnami Posted By Sawnami, Oct 10, 2006 at 3:08 AM

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  1. hardwood715

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    it has a slight, very slight bow, top is flat towards front slight bow then curves down

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  2. hardwood715

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    well that didnt work, but anyway its a piece of steel maybe 1/4 in thick with a curved front 24"x8"
     
  3. Sawnami

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    Well, I got my baffle installed. It is made from 1/4" hot rolled steel plate and weighs 35 lbs! It only cost $32.00. A stainless plate would have cost $120.00 so I opted for the steel one.

    I started a fire and it seems to make quite a bit of difference on heat output. Before, the flames would converge and go directly up the flue. Now the flames spread out covering the entire bottom surface of the baffle and move toward the front edge and curve over the baffle and back toward the flue.

    Thanks for everyone's help in making my insert more efficient!
     
  4. hardwood715

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    Way to go! Glad to hear you got it together!
     
  5. Roospike

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    Good deal .........glad there was a happy ending. Now fire it up !
     
  6. begreen

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    Kudos Sawn, that's the spirit. I think you'll find you have an almost new stove now. It's a nice feeling isn't it?

    Congratulations for a job well done.
     
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