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Old 08-26-2013, 05:26 PM   #12
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Huge difference! Your temp/air & draft control becomes much more predictable and fuel consumption goes way down. Wish I had and some day probably will insipulate my firebox.
Originally Posted by CtTradArcher View Post
Is an insulated firebox really that much more efficient than uninsulated? I admit I can be a bit simple minded at times, but I just can't imagine it makes a considerable difference.
I can understand an insulated cooking chamber where you are trying to reach and maintain temps.
To me, it seems the heat is leaving the firebox at a rate determined by the dampers and would only be marginally effected by outside temps.
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