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#### HAMnEGGr

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##### Chimney Height
« on: July 10, 2013, 09:48:55 PM »
So I checked the other search function and read various threads regarding this.  Lots of formulas and spreadsheets.  I am still uncertain what height chimney I should go with...

I have a FGM950B pretty close to being completed.  I am just not certain what height I need for the chimney. Thoughts?  Thanks!

#### Tscarborough

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##### Re: Chimney Height
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2013, 07:49:52 AM »
You don't NEED any, but the higher the better as a rule.

#### HAMnEGGr

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##### Re: Chimney Height
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2013, 08:10:50 AM »
Why?

#### Tscarborough

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##### Re: Chimney Height
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2013, 08:33:31 AM »
Why which?

#### HAMnEGGr

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##### Re: Chimney Height
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2013, 08:50:34 AM »
What makes higher better?

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#### Tscarborough

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##### Re: Chimney Height
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2013, 09:14:11 AM »
Draw is a function of pressure differential., so the higher the flue the higher the difference.

#### Trickydick

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##### Re: Chimney Height
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2013, 10:59:57 AM »
I didn't know that.  Call it dumb luck then, my chimney is well over 10 feet tall.  I can find paint in a matching color that doesn't flake off the decorative cap on my roof though.  I'm thinking automotive engine paint, but ford blue isn't what I'm going for..  Need a brown.

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