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Delete the damper

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A damper is a valve or plate that stops or regulates air flow inside the chimney.woodstove chimney 6 inch iron damper


We bought a damper thinking it was part of what we needed, but found out just in time that our
Jotul F 602 does not require one due to it being air tight and having a rain cap to prevent Santa and other critters from entering.


The downside to a damper is how it restricts air flow even when it's open and makes cleaning the chimney a lot more difficult.



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Mark probably assumed you'd already picked this up from our earlier posts, but the stove has an air regulator on the front that does the work a damper usually does on older, non-air-tight stoves.
Comment by anna Sun Nov 28 17:57:07 2010

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