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Old 01-27-2019, 04:31 PM   #1
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Pros n cons on camp stove installation

I need help on wood burners in a bus. So far no one will install it for me. I will only use when camping. #2issue the place it will fit is over gas tank. Doh is that bad. #3 vent out window of roof. I do have enuff leaks. I see it is being done and we can do it. Just not sure what materials to use and hubby has cops and is on oxygen another duh. Help
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Old 01-27-2019, 04:44 PM   #2
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hubby has copd and is on oxygen another duh. Help

Open flame with an oxygen tank? Seems like a really bad idea. Would be a no-go for me, personally. My mother had copd and was on oxygen and they had to have an electric range instead of natural gas.
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I agree with Drew - open flame and an oxygen tank is a bad idea.

I wouldn't worry about it too much over the gas tank (especially if it's a diesel.)

Not sure about where to route the chimney - lost of people go straight out the roof because it drafts best (too many bends/curves cut the draft.)
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There are flexible (silicon?) boots for your roof penetration that work quite well.

Something like this: https://www.amazon.com/Dektite-Silic.../dp/B0071C0E6A

As mentioned above. A straight shot of stove pile will draught much better than one with a couple of 45s or 90s.
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I had a brother who camped in my front yard for a year he used a tent (really small ) wood stove to heat a 35 foot camper and it was at times 90 degrees in there. he ran the pipe through the roof vent. to heat a bus you will need a very small stove.

although I agree that o2 and open flames is not a good idea.
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