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    Majestic parts

    As a former Majco dealer I am concerned about my old Majestic fireplace customers. I left Majestic several years ago because they were having alot of problems and those problems were effecting my...
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    Installing a direct vent stove in the basement...

    Installing a direct vent stove in the basement for supplmental heat is a good idea. One of the draw backs is heat rises and it will go up an open stairway. Beats being cold in the basement. The other...
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    Steve the cold climate sw will do very little to...

    Steve the cold climate sw will do very little to stop your cold air issue. The person recommending you run the pilot did qualify that it only helps with a cold glass issue not the cold air issue you...
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    The only way you can get 90+% from a vented gas...

    The only way you can get 90+% from a vented gas burning fireplace would be to have a secondary heat exchanger in it and a water collection and disposal system on it. Also it would need to be power...
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    There is a construction issue with the chase...

    There is a construction issue with the chase around the fireplace. The cold climate switch is used to keep the chimney warm enough in extremely cold weather to maintain draft.
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    I won't sell them but, I won't park the car in...

    I won't sell them but, I won't park the car in the living room and let it run either.
  7. Thread: btu

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    Your question is too vague. There is a big...

    Your question is too vague. There is a big difference between gas log and gas fireplace. Which is it?
  8. You will want to choose the Contractor that...

    You will want to choose the Contractor that preformed a Mannual J load calculation and was willing to show it to you and explain it. I would choose the zoning system to solve the one room temp....
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    In a pinch I have inserted a long drywall screw...

    In a pinch I have inserted a long drywall screw to hold the two pieces together.
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    If it has an oxegen sensor on it all bets are...

    If it has an oxegen sensor on it all bets are off. It's a vent free. I don't know alot about them, other than I wouldn't have one.
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    If the log set is vented. I would make sure the...

    If the log set is vented. I would make sure the pilot and main burner orfices are L.P. rated. It sounds silly but. You may have a propane burner with a natural pilot. A give away is the pilot would...
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    What an great idea. How is it working for you?

    What an great idea. How is it working for you?
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    If you can't get the milivoltage reading up,...

    If you can't get the milivoltage reading up, checking the valve won't do alot of good. You need 500 mv in the off cycle and it would be nice to have 200-250 mv under load. May be generator position...
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    The instruction manual will have that clearence...

    The instruction manual will have that clearence in it. Tipically it is 36" to combustables above the termination.
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    With the info I read. I believe you can have a...

    With the info I read. I believe you can have a gas insert installed without doing anything more to the existing unit. As previously mentioned. You will need gas, power and two liners. Then your good...
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    need more info.

    need more info.
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    The market already has a high eff. gas fireplace...

    The market already has a high eff. gas fireplace in fact it's 100%. Why reinvent the wheel. It's called vent free. personally I don't like them.
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    Was a dealer for several years. Then Majco was...

    Was a dealer for several years. Then Majco was sold to CFM and shortly after they purchased Vermont Castings (late 90's I believe) that's when it really got bad.

    I became a Heat & Glo platium...
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    Ditto Hearthman. Most gas fireplaces are AGA...

    Ditto Hearthman. Most gas fireplaces are AGA certified. That means they were tested and certified as a system and cannot be modified without retesting. You would be accepting all liability youself if...
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    It happens more than you know. Usually it will do...

    It happens more than you know. Usually it will do it as it heats up and cools down. There are a few thing you can do.

    Majestic had a problem like this once. They sent a kit that included a...
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    If you can put the smoke back in the gas valve it...

    If you can put the smoke back in the gas valve it is easy.
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    I am new to techtalk and I'm more interested in...

    I am new to techtalk and I'm more interested in the marketing forums than the service. How do I get qualified for what I want?
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    The reason I suggested the contractors supply...

    The reason I suggested the contractors supply mannual J is to keep them honest. One may have done it and the other may have gotten lucky. I choose the one that does the work over lucky any day.
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    As a contractor I would discount a demo if I...

    As a contractor I would discount a demo if I wanted to get rid of it. I would have no problem with a full warranty. Don't push your luck by asking for the moon let the guy make a living and he will...
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    It sounds like both are close in equipment and...

    It sounds like both are close in equipment and there is not enough difference from that point of view. Ask both of them for thier Mannual "J" Load calculations to support thier equipment selection....
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