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  1. #1
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    Combustion air intake sizing

    I just bought a country hearth 2000 freestanding wood stove and would like to run a fresh air intake to it. There is a air intake connection in the back which is only 2.5" dia I was thinking either 3" or 4"? Not sure how to size combustion air for a woodstove

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  2. #2
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    Check install manual. Most mags give needed info.

  3. #3
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    Well they list a kit for it but for the life of me I can't find the kit online anywhere. I guess I could call them and maybe they will tell me the right size pipe to run

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    this is the kit for that stove:

    http://www.efireplacestore.com/uss-69fak.html
    Political Correctness, the language of wussies.

  5. #5
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    Sweet! I appreciate it. It looks like its only a 2" intake, the same as it is on the stove. Do you think I will have any problems getting it up to temp using outside combustion air especially when it gets real cold?

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  6. #6
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    it might, but it's better than the alternative of drawing inside air and having cold makeup air enter the home.
    Political Correctness, the language of wussies.

  7. #7
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    I think that's a pretty good payoff.

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