Jotul 8 TDIC Question

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New Member
Dec 19, 2021
Forestville, CA
Hi, I'm hoping you all can help... The baffle fell out of our Jotul 8 TDIC leaving an exposed hole going straight to the vent. I filled it with fire bricks to try and make the stove more efficient but am worried that it might not be safe. Do you think this is a reasonably safe method until we can get a new stove? The supply chain seems to be very backed up. Thanks so much --Nicole

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Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
South Puget Sound, WA
It looks like the holding bolts for it rusted out. If so, I would drill them out, tap the holes and install new ones. The firebrick are not much of a baffle. They look more like a flue blocker.