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    Depending on the unit I guess you could back vent. Top venting would be much easier. You won't have to cut 6"-8" hole through 18" of masonry and ruin the fireplace for anything else. Sounds like a...
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    ditto

    I completely agree with craigi. Since you mentioned sole source of heat, direct vent probably is your best way to go. Some other lines that you may want to look into are,
    Martin DVS series,Lennox...
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    answer to your question

    dmk,
    To answer you question without trying to meet every scenario you will come across...a general rule of thumb (from most VF Manufacturers) 10K BTU per 250 sg.ft. I know, I know...what about 10...
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    UVC36RN

    If I am not mistaken, the UVC36RN is a vent free fireplace, and the pilot has only a thermopile. With this particular configuration, the pilot coil "robs" a bit of the current generated by the...
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    Seattle is right.... The installation manual...

    Seattle is right....

    The installation manual should answer most of your questions. Follow the manufactures guidelines EXACTLY. Do not omit a step because you feel it is unimportant. The step...
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    Monessen has one...

    Monessen has one http://www.monessenhearth.com/productInfo/display.cfm?product=3321
    Martin (now a division of Monessen) has one
    http://www.martinhearthandheating.com/DVSeeThru.html
    and Vanguard...
  7. 3rdone, After reading your posting of part of...

    3rdone,

    After reading your posting of part of my response, I realized it may have sounded rather rude. I appologize for that. I didn't intend to place the blame with you or your mom necessarily....
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    <<If she gets a direct vent will she still have to crack her windows in her house>>

    She shouldn't have had to crack the windows in her house to start with, if her vent free appliance was being...
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    Yes Seattle, It's exactly as you described,...

    Yes Seattle,

    It's exactly as you described, except the orifice is more of an insert/plug instead of a hood. Think Heat-N-Glo style four point pilot that comes apart in the middle. They are indeed...
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    sorry...deleted dual post [Edited by thegasman...

    sorry...deleted dual post

    [Edited by thegasman on 03-31-2004 at 10:49 PM]
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    Chad, I have had the same experience you are....

    Chad,

    I have had the same experience you are. Is new pilot orifice a hood or a reverse plug orifice(w/ hex hole for allen wrench? If it is a hood they are changed as Seattle stated. The...
  12. Propain...while I agree with most of your post,...

    Propain...while I agree with most of your post, you have cut propane short by about 20K BTU. Propane is rated 91,502 BTU per gallon.

    The Gasman
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    Pete... I did not mean to imply that you were...

    Pete...
    I did not mean to imply that you were incapable of installing your gas unit yourself. Thats why I hoped you had a basic knowledge of gas piping. My comment was pointed at the whole idea of...
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    DIY install

    I can't help but cringe when FP shops encourage DIY installation. I hope you atleast have some basic knowledge regarding gas line installation. In most cases, FP shops encourage DIY installation...
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    is the regulator vent piped outside? Bet the...

    is the regulator vent piped outside? Bet the vent limiter is still in there. Thing wont operate on its side (reg in vertical position). Good way to burn down a house.
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