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Downrod color I have a gilded mahogany huntington 111 and am wondering what color downrod is the best match and where i can find the 18" length?

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Gold i suggests, go to your nearest home depot theres a lot of rod to buy in there.

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How to install Hampton bay fan #CF 004-52 on a slanted ceiling


I'm an electrician and can help you with your question.

Most (if not all ceiling fans) are designed to hang from most ceilings - flat or angled. This is done through the use of a molded plastic ball secured to the downrod of the fan assembly, that will allow the fan to "self-level" in the hanger

A special "hoop like" hanger is secured to the fan rated electrical box that allows the fan to hang straight down - providing that your ceiling isn't at a real freakish angle - all by itself. The only other thing to watch for is the blades. This is especially true if the new fan has larger blades or a shorter downrod than the old fan. Make sure that the fan blades will clear the ceiling (and enything else for that matter) when running. Otherwise, you will need to use a longer downrod to allow the fan to hang a little lower. Make sure it is not too low to prevent it from striking people walking below it.

Review the installation manual and check out the support "hoop" for the electrical box and the downrod with the plastic ball on the end (may require assembly of the ball to the downrod). You can install the support hoop and hang the downrod to make sure you understand how it works without assembling the rest of the fan.

If you have any problems, you should contact Home Depot (Hampton Bay is a Home Depot house brand) for support.

Good luck!

Mar 28, 2013 | Hampton Bay 04345 Cruiser Ceiling Fan

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My fan is installed and it wobbles it is anchored properly from the box but the pole has a little play from the top not tightly secured The eletrician had to change the downrod was is on the fan at the...

Hi marilynh57....
Try removing the fan blades and putting them into different positions.
This will sometimes solve your wobbling problem as some fan blades are heavier than others and this causes the wobble you experiance.
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Aug 17, 2011 | Vacuums

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Where can I purchase a 3/4" downrod coupler for a

From your friendly neighborhood electrician - any electric supply (a business supplying parts to
the electrical & HVAC trade) will either carry Hunter parts, or at the very least be able to
order the parts - why: Hunter is manufactered in the USA. Nearly every other brand of ceiling
fan you'll find at your neighborhood Home Depot or Lowes is manufactured in China.
The typical ceiling fan will come with parts for two configurations: (1) flush, and (2) a optional
3-inch downrod, but commercial installations will somtimes use extended downrods.

The Hunter web site ( catalog shows available downrods in several
lengths: 12", 18", 24", 36", 48", 60", and 72".

I found Hunter downrod specifics in the online "core products catalog," at:

May 30, 2011 | Hunter Dryers

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I bought this fan and bought a 60 inch hunter downrod it dosent fit into the fan homedepot said they are all standard but no go should i grind it down

what about it doesn't fit? I'd say it should fit. Is it threaded? Is the fan threaded? Are the setscrews on the fan backed all the way out? Is the rod that goes through the top of the fan and the downrod out?

Feb 28, 2011 | Hampton Bay 56 In. 5-Blade Fan Brushed...

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Does anyone know if I can make this a regular fan without the 14 in rod

You can replace the downrod with any other length. Not a problem. Just make sure that you get the same diameter. Have done it several times.
Regards. --W/D--

Jul 19, 2009 | Hampton Bay 52 In. Ceiling Fan, San Tropez

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96 or108 inch downrod for a hunter ceiling fan

FIrst, go to the Hunter website and see if they make one. If they do, then go to their "Where to Buy" link, and see who sells Hunter products, and call them to see if in stock.

If worse comes to worse, got to a hardware store and buy a piece of black iron gas pipe the correct length with threads on each end. You will probably have to get cross holes drilled through the threads to match the short stub pipe that comes with the fan.
Buy some spray paint while there that matches the color you want.
Buy some stranded wire, enough to run the length of the pipe, plus the length of the fan, plus excess to extend beyond the end of the pipe and out the junction box of the fan. It would be best to buy a length of the following colors to match what is already in the fan, and that should be white, blue, and black.

Once home, clean the pipe with solvent, then paint to match with the paint you bought. After it dries, push the wires down through the pipe, and rest the fan near where the fan end of the pipe will be.

Open the junction box of the fan and pull the factory wires through the center shaft. Take the wires extending from the pipe and slide through the hollow fan shaft until they extend out the bottom. Cut each of the factory wires short, then strip the end, and the end of the new wire of the same color, and wire nut together. Do this for the remaining 2 wires.

Screw the pipe into the top of the fan, install the cross pin and cotter.

Move the hanging components from the supplied fan hanging stub to the new pipe, making sure to install exactly as removed from the stub.

Follow the installation directions from here.

Jan 24, 2009 | Hunter 72-Inch Downrod, Weathered Brick,...

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Diamater of downrod

the fan must be tight fit to downrod.

Jan 19, 2008 | Hampton Bay 73554 Antigua Ceiling Fan

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Fanimation dRACO fp3220- Downrod question

as long as the other down rod fits and matches up there should be no problems.

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