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Newby7
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Forum Posts: 29
18th Dec 2018 01:22  
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With a steam plant what do you use for a stack as it has to take high temp. where do you find and what material used .
Rick

hammer
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Forum Posts: 77
18th Dec 2018 16:03  
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Depends on the size. I have used copper plumbing pipe. 22 & 28mm. Or beer cans cut off top & bottom slit down the length, bend around a former, solder joint. I have used all these methods.


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Newby7
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Forum Posts: 29
18th Dec 2018 16:08  
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Thank you Hammer I like the bear can didn't even think in that direction great idea.
Rick

GaryLCoupland
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Forum Posts: 13
20th Dec 2018 00:14  
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Hi Rick I favour aluminium tubing as you can buy any diameter you want, a 12" length is not expensive, then using milliput putty mould a few rings of putty around it say top, bottom and an inch from the top, square them up on a lathe then you can fix the four stays into the putty, which looks just like the real thing in miniature. Regards, Gary. (I'll bung you a photo.)


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GaryLCoupland
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Forum Posts: 13
20th Dec 2018 09:38  
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Hi Rick, photo as promised and a rough idea of my solution for the chimney problem, I think this needs a bit more work as yet? Question, do you have access to a lathe? Regards Gary.


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Newby7
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Forum Posts: 29
20th Dec 2018 13:37  
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Thanks Gary no I don't have access to a lath but will look at aluminium tubing as a fix.
Rick

onetenor
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21st Dec 2018 03:25  
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Double thickness of tinplate formed by folding along it's length shaped round a former and soldered in place. Epoxy if on alloy .If you want lugs just fold and pinch in a vice or pliers.Drill holes as required for stays. Or just solder on.👍 Takes patience but very effective.