Lets talk installing Stove Jack...

Discussion in 'Functional Gear & Equipment' started by phorisc, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. phorisc

    phorisc Monkey

    I am currently building a hot tent...getting close to being done with it.

    I basically followed this guys instructions:

    Now the part im on is installing the stove jack...I'd like to avoid sewing...but if thats the best bet maybe I need do that...but i've heard suggestions that this might work to glue it in...
    Sashco 13033 5oz Sashco Sealants White Lexel Adhesive Caulk, 5-Ounce: Adhesive Caulk: Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

    If glue(epoxy or whatever) is really not a good way to do a stove jack install, I may have to seek sewing assistance...but i really would try to get it done on my own :D
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  3. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey Site Supporter

    Take a look at a Mil Tent, squad or larger.
  4. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    With Canvas, I use two sheets, of SheetMetal, one connected to the Metal Stove Jack, on Top, and a second, the same size that sandwiches the Canvas, in between, but back 6" so it doesn't catch fire from the Heat of the Stove Pipe. I also use Insulated Stove Pipe, to minimize the Heat, that will be transferred....
  5. phorisc

    phorisc Monkey

    interesting never heard of using stove jack like that. I am currently trying to install this one on a plastic heavy duty tarp you buy at hardware stores. Hence the interest in epoxying or glueing it in.
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