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What is the difference in Rutland Kwik-shot/creosote remover?

Post in 'Classic Wood Stove Forums (prior to approx. 1993)' started by BobUrban, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. BobUrban

    BobUrban Minister of Fire

    Jul 24, 2010
    Central Michigan
    The creosote remover says it is for air tight stoves?? Will this work in non-epa stoves? What is the difference and why is it different when they both say they do the same thing?

    Thanks - Bob Urban

    I have a VC Defiant and just curious if the Air tite stove stuff(Rutland Creosote Remover) will work in my stove. Why/why not?

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  2. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

    Nov 24, 2009
    Tuscola, IL
    By all means, check the contents, but I believe they all are trisodium phosphate.
  3. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    Northern Virginia
    The stove is considered an airtight stove. But it is also a stove that uses a catalytic converter and I would not risk wrecking the cat with the stuff. You would probably be alright to use it with the bypass open.

    Look at the container to see if it says anything about using it in cat stoves.

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