superior wrt4826wh new to me planning and install

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WillZig

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Nov 13, 2021
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South jersey
Hello I have just aquired a used superior wrt4826wh. I have read over the instruction manual but when in comes to the chimney starter collar/ adapter the instructions are pretty vague. When I look down inside the top of the unit I can see the outside shell with a 4 inch knock out on the back. The baffle / catalysts bypass has a slide bar that moves when you pull a knob. For the life of me nothing I find looks like it would hook up properly. I am beginning to think I am missing a part. I am going to go with a stainless triple wall 7" pipe straight run, fire stop, roof flashing . To 3 wall brackets and 1 roof. Connecting to the fire place is my only issue.

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john26

Minister of Fire
Oct 27, 2008
705
Wildwood MO
In the owners manual Page 22 figure 30 shows the chimney adapter for this unit
 
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begreen

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Nov 18, 2005
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South Puget Sound, WA
I can see what looks like screw holes where the old chimney pipe adapter was removed.
 
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WillZig

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Nov 13, 2021
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South jersey
In the owners manual Page 22 figure 30 shows the chimney adapter for this unit
I appreciate that I looked it up and nothing shows up listing . I am guessing it will have to have a slot in it for the bypass bar to go through. I can't find a picture of one installed. I was hoping maybe someone had a photo of a similar setup. I got the unit for free so getting the old part off them is not a option.
 

WillZig

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Nov 13, 2021
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South jersey
I can see what looks like screw holes where the old chimney pipe adapter was removed.
Yes unfortunately I can't see it or find one. I don't like the idea of a slot for the bypass if that is what they did. Always had wood stoves pretty straight forward installs and hook ups.
 

begreen

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Nov 18, 2005
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If the hole is 4" it is not the flue outlet. Can you post a picture of the whole top of the fireplace?
 

WillZig

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Nov 13, 2021
8
South jersey
It is a 7" hole up top 4" on the back side just through sheet metal with no insolation. I believe the 4" could be for a vent but I am not using that. I just don't understand any connection design I would be comfortable with in my home. I can't find any photos of chimney connection looking at the top of fire box and adapter connections with this type of set up.
 

begreen

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Nov 18, 2005
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It looks like a factory start collar was removed and that this start collar had a stainless sleeve that went down past the insulation. I haven't had any luck finding this part. Has this fireplace ever been used? It's a bit rusty but it looks like new inside.
 

WillZig

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Nov 13, 2021
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South jersey
It looks like a factory start collar was removed and that this start collar had a stainless sleeve that went down past the insulation. Has this fireplace ever been used. It's a bit rusty but it looks like new.
Yes he said about one season but got a pellet insert because he didn't want to cut wood. I am going to clean it up and order a cat for it if I can find the adapter. So if that starter collar went past the insulation did it connect to the top of the cast iron fire box or hovered inside over top? I have never seen a zc hooked up but that rod in the middle baffles me. The sheet metal inside is clean with no soot.
 

begreen

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Nov 18, 2005
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The lack of any soot is puzzling. This fireplace is made by BIS. It's called the Panorama. I've searched for a while and haven't found the proper part.
 

WillZig

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Nov 13, 2021
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South jersey
The lack of any soot is puzzling. This fireplace is made by BIS. It's called the Panorama. I've searched for a while and haven't found the proper part.
Thank you that helped . I think I will be able to find what I need. A different person on here posted this picture.

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