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I have an old Efel Kamina wood stove that I want to install in a new structure that does not have a chimney. I need the manufacturer's specifications to determine the distances from combustible materials for installation. Iwould like to acquire the user's manual and installation instructions but have been unable to find them on-line..

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Manufacturer's clearance specs are on a plate below the side loading door. If you want to reduce these, you can construct a heat shield to protect combustible surfaces. The maximum reduction is 66% of the standard. If you need to get closer than than, then you need to make your wall and floor "non-combustible" by utilizing some sort of heat barrier substance like USG Micore (half inch thick) and covering it with a non-combustible stone, tile, or other substance (Note: You cannot just put tile on the floor or wall. You have to have the heat barrier beneath or behind it), Clearance for stove pipe can be substantially reduced (down to 6") by using the newer insulated stove pipes instead of the standard single-wall stove pipe.

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    Manufacturer's clearance specs are on a plate below the side loading door. If you want to reduce these, you can construct a heat shield to protect combustible surfaces. The maximum reduction is 66% of the standard. If you need to get closer than than, then you need to make your wall and floor "non-combustible" by utilizing some sort of heat barrier substance like USG Micore (half inch thick) and covering it with a non-combustible stone, tile, or other substance (Note: You cannot just put tile on the floor or wall. You have to have the heat barrier beneath or behind it), Clearance for stove pipe can be substantially reduced (down to 6") by using the newer insulated stove pipes instead of the standard single-wall stove pipe.

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From an insulated wall - 30 inches. Not insulated - 38. We have one as well and are trying to find out information about it.

Southport Stove Inc. Serial # F90309 ICBO 3 500 Another number: 079-66 It's a Kamina.

Any information would be great!

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