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    Building heat exchanger insert

    Hello, this is my first post. Found this forum while searching around for advice on how air flows around the house and how inserts work etc. I have two main questions at this time. A little background. I like to build things as that's what I do. And Inserts are crazy expensive, so I built...
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    Quadra- fire 1200 Classic Bay Loose heat exchanger tubes.

    Seems I have encountered the loose exchanger tube situation. The curved tubes at the top have a small flange ring that appears to be caulked to the top of the heat exchanger box. the cleaning rod will not travel up to the top on the one side any more. The other side seems to be intact, but the...
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    One heat exchange flue not blowing

    I'm unsure where to start, but this is my first post on the forum because I am simply dumbfounded and have no where else to look. I have a quadra-fire contour that I have been running for 12 years with no troubles. I meticulously clean it weekly and maintain anything that goes wrong as soon as...
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    Heat Exchangers for Zero Clearance wood stove?

    Greetings, I'm looking at buying a Heatilator SC60. The big drawback for me (compared to its much more expensive cousins from Heatilator) is that it doesn't have any additional heat ducts for additional rooms. Other units/brands seem to have up to 2 ducts (in addition to the main fan for...