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  1. webby3650

    Blaze King Princess Insert - Inside Mount Adapter

    I aware of all of this, I was asking BKs input from a manufacturers standpoint. The reason ZC manufactures don’t allow it is because they’ve simply never tested for it. Why would they? There’s no money in it, they sell fireplaces, not inserts...
  2. webby3650

    Blaze King Princess Insert - Inside Mount Adapter

    I’m curious. If almost no pre-fabs allow for inserts to be installed, or allow it as long no modifications are done, (which is pretty much impossible) why would BK put the time and money into testing to make it ZC approved?
  3. webby3650

    Thoughts on the new(ish) hybrid cat designs?

    The Lopi Liberty and Endeavor were redesigned and will not have a cat. Larger glass and an ashpan system which are nice upgrades.
  4. webby3650

    Princess Cat too big

    What size gasket are you using on the cat? It should be 1/16” interam gasket, 1/8” will not work. The piece in the picture is a bypass retainer. It keeps the bypass damper in place, it’s necessary.
  5. webby3650

    Vermont Castings Encore Disassembly Problem

    Those are the bolts that hold the bypass damper assembly. You will also need to remove the bypass damper handle before removing the damper assembly.
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    Vermont Castings Encore Disassembly Problem

    I’m not exactly sure what’s got you stuck. It sounds as if you are to the point that you can see the combustion box, but can’t remove it.? You will need to remove the entire damper frame. First remove the rear heat shield, then you will see the bolts on both sides that hold it on.
  7. webby3650

    Rainbows (no unicorns)......Is my glass losing its temper?

    If you haven’t made a habit of cleaning the glass it may be etched. If ash is left on the glass for long periods of time it turns it ashy looking, nothing can be done at that point.
  8. webby3650

    Hearthstone Homestead 8570 running too hot

    Well, maybe. There may be more gaps than are noticeable. Are you sure the ashpan gasket is sealing good? Try using larger pieces of wood and shutting the air down much sooner.
  9. webby3650

    Hearthstone Homestead 8570 running too hot

    All hearthstone threads should start with build quality/durability issues in my opinion.
  10. webby3650

    Hearthstone Homestead 8570 running too hot

    I just opened the picture. That’s no good! The fit and finish has really been bad for a while now on hearthstones. Definitely get the dealer involved with this one. Where else is it not sealed well? That’s what I’d want to know.
  11. webby3650

    Jotul F118 mystery part

    That’s sent with every 400. I’ve never seen the piece included with this 118.
  12. webby3650

    Hearthstone Homestead 8570 running too hot

    Make absolutely sure the ashpan is pushed all the way in. It will slide in easily, once it stops it requires a solid push to seat it fully. This pan is just a pressure fit, so being seated completely is just as important as the gasket. Make sure the ashdump dial is also in the closed position.
  13. webby3650

    insulating and leaking

    Insulated liners always perform better, and it’s a must if you’ve got cracked clay liners.
  14. webby3650

    insulating and leaking

    There’s no reason to replace any clay liners if you’ve got an insulated stainless liner. You don’t need to use red high temp silicone either. Regular silicone is high temp enough.
  15. webby3650

    insulating and leaking

    That looks to be sealed up pretty well, not sure how much a block off plate will increase efficiency? You most likely need some work done to the chimney crown. Sometimes it just needs sealed rather than replaced. Hopefully it’s repairable. Can you get a picture of the top of your chimney by chance?
  16. webby3650

    Did Travis Industries make their own stove?

    Lopi, Travis ind, Avalon, Fireplace Extradonaire are all the same company. Lately they’ve done some simplification. Eliminating Avalon is one thing they did. With so many lines in the different brands it was confusing. Avalon and FPX were both established companies that Travis Ind. bought up.
  17. webby3650

    Heatmaster G200 Install thread

    I don’t know about that... they get into everything.
  18. webby3650

    help Identifying insert

    Ok. I’ve got a 20’ insulated liner sitting in my garage. It’s a bit far though..
  19. webby3650

    help Identifying insert

    Where are you located?
  20. webby3650

    help Identifying insert

    Nice find. Bricks are really cheap. Did it come with a liner by chance?
  21. webby3650

    Heatmaster G200 Install thread

    Your unit appears to have fiberglass insulation. I just looked at a new G200 and it had closed cell foam. I worry about the fiberglass attracting mice... mice get into everything around here!
  22. webby3650

    What is this

    Looks like it’s plugged anyway. Wreck it out and continue with life. No sense in worrying with additional problems, you’ll have your hands full with 2 pellet stoves going! ;lol
  23. webby3650

    What is this

    Maybe it’s best to just cover it over and install a free standing stove? It can vent through an exterior wall very easily.
  24. webby3650

    help Identifying insert

    Looks like an older Napoleon 1402. Could possibly be a different model number depending on its age.
  25. webby3650

    2019-20 Blaze King Performance Thread Part 1 (Everything BK)

    I’ve had both. I prefer the Princess. I had a King before that!;)
  26. webby3650

    2019-20 Blaze King Performance Thread Part 1 (Everything BK)

    I’m very aware of the differences... been there done that. Don’t plan on going back either..
  27. webby3650

    2019-20 Blaze King Performance Thread Part 1 (Everything BK)

    Or save yourself a heap of time and trade it in for a Princess!
  28. webby3650

    2019-20 Blaze King Performance Thread Part 1 (Everything BK)

    It’s a good idea to tighten it. But first just for fun, do a dollar bill test. With the knife edge seal, I bet it still seals up good.