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I have an fw 350 model stove and i wanna know if this model allows me to go from 6" pipe off the stove and go to 8"outside

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I would answer this with probably. Are you going to be far enough away from heater before you increase pipe size to make sure furnace is venting flue gases properly? Next is there any other equipement that vents into this same vent pipe such as water heater? I'm not trying to avoid your question,just want to be sure you can do so safely. Thanks.

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