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Offline Buckshot Bill

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Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« on: August 13, 2009, 10:28:17 AM »
How are you guys that have the covers on your tents doing the wood stove pipe through it?  Are you just cutting a hole in the tarp/canvas or are you rigging up a seal of some sort that is heat resistant for the pipe hole?  I'm taking the advice of many on here to throw a cover over my wall tent but wanted to know what it is you all do for the stove pipe.  Thanks

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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2009, 10:37:21 AM »
I cut a hole in my tarp.
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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2009, 04:09:14 PM »
cut hole...........

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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2009, 04:11:13 PM »
I think it is recommended to cut a hole about the size of the stovejack.
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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2009, 08:21:46 PM »
Cut a 2'x2' square with your pipe coming directly out of the middle of it.  Do not cut it so it is close.  Tarps are easy to sew so make sure you hem your edges. 
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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2009, 10:56:20 PM »
Get a tent with a side vent.  If you already have the tent with the top hole, cut a hole in the tarp.

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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2009, 04:26:51 AM »
Why cover your wall tent??? Mine has never leaked.

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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2009, 08:05:57 PM »
Cut a hole
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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2009, 08:15:42 PM »
Get a tent with a side vent.  If you already have the tent with the top hole, cut a hole in the tarp.



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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2009, 08:56:29 PM »
I cut a hole in the tarp about a foot larger in diameter than the stove jack. I prefer to not use a tarp (quieter in the wind, easier to set up), but I have had some bad experiences going that route. Like the time it rained HARD, then cleared up and froze solid. And it was time to break camp. By myself. I didn't have the time to build a big fire in the stove and wait for the tent to thaw out, so i chipped as much ice off as I could, then did my best to roll up a 12x17 tent that had to have weighed 140 lbs! There are conditions where a tarp can save a ton of work!
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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2009, 10:32:33 PM »
I cover mine with a tarp in case of hard rain or snow.  I just cut the hole big enough so the heat from the pipe won't melt it.

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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2009, 10:19:03 AM »
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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2009, 07:32:38 AM »
You could always buy the silver material and rubber boot for a stove jack cutout and then sew it into a tarp. I know some folks who have bought one from http://www.titaniumgoat.com/index.html. I know someone who had a stove jack sewn into the side of his tent too so this wouldn't be an issue anymore. Cost him about $75.

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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2009, 10:08:51 AM »
+1 on TiGoat - source for small amounts of welder's cloth.
I have a number of sil-nylon Kifaru tipis that use this and it does the job.


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Re: Wood stove pipe thru tarp or canvas cover for wall tent???
« Reply #15 on: October 01, 2009, 02:27:44 PM »
Why cover your wall tent??? Mine has never leaked.

Exactly! It just removes the canvas' ability to breathe. :dunno:
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