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Homeowner ’ s Installation and Operating Manual For use in the United States and Canada Do Not Discard This Manual: Retain for Future Use 2000966 2/07 Rev . 19 The Intrepid II W oodburning Stove Model 1990 SAFETY NOTICE: IF THIS APPLIANCE IS NOT PROPERL Y INST ALLED, OPERA TED AND MAIN- T AINED, A HOUSE FIRE MA Y RESUL T .
2 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 W elcome All of us at CFM Corporation Ask your V ermont Castings dealer how these instal- lation accessories can enhance the versatility , ap- pearance, and safety of your Intrepid Stove. 0307 Bottom Heat Shield 0172 Rear Heat Shield Chimney connector heat shields Heavy-gauge enamel pipe to match the stove’s color W arming shelves 0098 Classic Black 1375 Suede Brown 1362 Sand 1376 Biscuit 1365 Green 1377 Chestnut Brown 1371 Bordeaux 1378 Ebony 1372 Midnight Blue 1379 Vt.
3 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Speciﬁcations Intrepid II, Model 1990 21 " (545 mm) 20" (510 mm) 25 " (640 mm) T op exit flue collar height 21 " (540 mm) 24" (610 mm) 7 " (180 mm) 21 " (545 mm) C L 21 " (540 mm) 18" (460 mm) 1 " (31 mm) 20 " (520 mm) 13 " (350mm) 0966 Intrepid II specifications 1 1/00 0966 DRA WINGS NOT T O SCALE Fig.
4 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Installation SAFETY NOTICE: IF YOUR STOVE IS NOT PROP- ERL Y INST ALLED, A HOUSE FIRE MA Y RESUL T . TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, FOLLOW THE INST AL- LA TION INSTRUCTIONS. CONT ACT LOCAL BUILD- ING OR FIRE OFFICIALS ABOUT RESTRICTIONS AND INST ALLA TION INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS IN YOUR AREA.
5 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 If you use an existing masonry chimney , it must be inspected to ensure safe condition before the stove is installed. Y our local professional chimney sweep, build - ing inspector , or ﬁre department ofﬁcial will be able to inspect the chimney or provide a referral to someone who can.
6 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Keep the horizontal run of chimney connector as short and direct as possible, with no more than two 90° turns. Slope horizontal runs of connector upward 1/4” per foot (20mm per m) going from the stove toward the chim- ney .
7 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 The opening through the chimney wall to the ﬂue (the “breach”) must be lined with either a ceramic or metal cylinder , called the “thimble”, which is cemented ﬁrmly in place. The ﬁt must be snug and the joint between the thimble and the chimney wall must be cemented.
8 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Fireplace Chimney Installations - Through a Fireplace If your ﬁreplace height is at least 25” (635mm), you may install an Intrepid II with standard legs through the ﬁreplace opening using a “positive connection” kit available from your local dealer .
9 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Y our local dealer or your local building inspector can provide details for other approved methods of passing a chimney connector through a combustible wall in your area. In Canada, this type of installation must conform to CAN/CSA-B365, Installation Code for Solid Fuel Burning Appliances and Equipment.
10 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Floor Protection for Fireplace Installations Do not assume your ﬁreplace hearth is completely noncombustible. Many ﬁreplace hearths do not satisfy the “completely noncombustible” requirement because the brick or concrete in front of the ﬁreplace opening is supported by heavy wood framing as in Figure 12.
1 1 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 connector) and nearby shields carries away heat. Do not block the air ﬂow by ﬁlling this empty space with any insulating material. The shiny shield surface facing the heat source must be left unpainted, enabling it to reﬂect heat back towards the stove or connector and away from the wall.
12 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Noncombustible shields installed 1” (25 mm) away from the combustible surface on noncombustible spacers, called ventilated shields, may be used to reduce clear- ances. (Fig. 14) 1" (25mm) 1/4" (6mm) ST501 mantel and trim shield 11/10/00 djt ST501 Fig.
13 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 ST503 Alcove side view 1 1/10/00 djt Metal Stud Combustible facing may overlap metal studs by only 1” 1” air gap top and bottom, on both sides and back wall 7/16” Durock® (or equivalent) Joist Shield (Sup- plied by Chimney Manufacturer) ST503 Fig.
14 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Intrepid II Clearance Chart See Pages 15 and 16 for illustrations of these clearances. * Clearances with double-wall connectors and protected surfaces have not been tested for the Intrepid II. 1. Shielding for a top exit stove must include the stove rear heat shield insert to protect the area behind the ﬂue collar .
15 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 D E F F C C A B J K L L I I G H ST507 Intrepid Clearance Diagrams 11/00 P Q M N Intrepid II Clearance Diagrams See the chart on Page 14 for dimensions indicated by letter in the diagrams below .
16 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 W all Shield Requirements for Some Common Intrepid II Installations IN T R E PI D II C C C C D F A B E D ST508 Intrepid II wall shield 1 1/00 ST508 Fig. 21 Parallel installation, vertical chimney connector , two wall shields.
17 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Distance from the Center of the Flue Collar to the W all in T op-Exit Installations The information on this page is helpful in planning stove placement for top-exiting installations, particularly those in- stallations with chimneys that pass through the ceiling.
18 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Clean the Griddle Before Use At the factory the griddle is coated with vegetable oil to prevent rusting while the stove is in transit and storage. Remove the oil with a dry rag or paper towel before you use the stove.
19 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 ST515 reverse flue collar 1 1/17/00 djt Flue Collar Screws ST515 Fig. 30 Reversing the ﬂue collar . Attach the Griddle Handle Install the handle on the griddle. Place the griddle upside down at the edge of a ﬂat surface and assemble the handle as shown.
20 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 A Damper Directs Air Flow Within the Stove The damper handle opens and closes the damper to direct air ﬂow within the stove, and is next to, and to the right of, the primary air control lever on the right side of the stove.
21 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 W ARNING: For safety and greatest efﬁciency , oper- ate your stove only with all doors/griddles fully closed. The test standard for your stove when it is operated in this mode is UL 1482. Y our stove may be used as a ﬁreplace with the front doors open or removed only when the spark screen is placed correctly in the opening to protect against the possibility of sparks and embers leaving your stove.
22 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Use the Air Control Settings that Work Best for Y ou No single air control setting will ﬁt every situation. Set- tings will differ depending on the quality of the fuel, the amount of heat desired, and how long you wish the ﬁre to burn.
23 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 produce soot or large ﬂakes of char or ﬂy ash that can coat the combustor and cause smoke to spill into the room. Coal smoke also can poison the catalyst so that it won’t operate properly . In general, the ﬁre must be sufﬁciently well-established to ensure catalytic activity is initiated.
24 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Continue adding split logs of this size to the briskly- burning ﬁre until there is a glowing ember bed at least 3” (75mm) deep. A good ember bed is neces- sary for proper functioning of the catalytic system and may take an hour or more to establish.
25 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 A stove is part of a system, which includes the chimney , the operator , the fuel, and the home. The other parts of the system will affect how well the stove works. When there is a good match between all the parts, the system works well.
26 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Creosote Creosote is a by-product of slow wood-burning. It’s an organic tar that can condense in the ﬂue if it’s dense in the smoke, and slow-moving, and cools off to less than 290°F . Condensed creosote is volatile, and can generate chimney ﬁres if it gets hot enough.
27 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Maintenance Let the ﬁre in the stove go out and allow the stove to cool completely before beginning any maintenance procedure. Care of the Cast Iron Surface An occasional dusting with a dry rag will keep the painted cast iron of your Intrepid looking new .
28 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 ST532 damper adj 11/00 Thermostat Cover D-plate Damper Actuator Rod Handle Damper Locking Nut Allen Head Ad - justment Screw ST532 Fig. 45 T ighten the damper adjustment screw for a snug seal.
29 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 The Catalytic Combustion System Inspection and Cleaning This wood heater includes a catalytic combustor , which needs periodic inspection and replacement for proper operation. In the United States, it is against the law to operate this wood heater in a manner inconsistent with the operating instructions in this manual, or if the cata- lytic element is deactivated or removed.
30 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 6. Remove the damper housing. It is held in place by two weld screws and two chrome acorn nuts in the back of the stove. Loosen the chrome acorn nuts and rotate the tabs to release the damper housing. Y ou may ﬁnd it necessary to remove or loosen the thermostat cover to access the one of acorn nuts installed behind the cover .
31 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 5. Lay an unbroken 1/8” (3mm) bead of gasket cement in the newly-cleaned channel. Starting at one end, press the gasket into the channel. Ensure a good joint where the gasket meets before trimming any excess.
32 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 • Inspect and clean the catalytic block, and vacuum out the ash at the bottom of the back plate after removing the lower ﬁreback. Lightly clean the refrac- tory assembly that houses the element. Be careful not to damage the refractory material, which is very fragile.
33 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Appendix: Catalytic Combustor In any chemical reaction, including the combustion process, there are certain conditions which must be met before the reaction can take place. For example, a reaction may require a certain temperature, or a certain concentration of the reactants (the combustion gases and oxygen), or a certain amount of time.
34 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 13 16 17 18 20 9 21 22 25 26 24 23 21 36 37 38 39 40 41 15 1 1 12 9 42 43 43 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 35 34 0966 Intrepid II exploded view 1 1/00 22a 73 0966 CFM Corporation reserves the right to make changes in design, materials, speciﬁcations, prices and discontinue colors and products at any time, without notice.
35 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 45 46 47 48 49 50 57 52 53 54 60 57 59 68 65 64 63 62 44 55 56 66 67 61 58 51 0966 Intrepid II exploded view 8/02 72 CFM Corporation reserves the right to make changes in design, materials, speciﬁcations, prices and discontinue colors and products at any time, without notice.
36 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 Stove Serial No. _____________________ Dealer ____________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ Phone _____________________________ Date Purchased _____________________ Installer ___________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ Phone _____________________________ Date Installed _______________________ Please record the following information for future reference.
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39 Intrepid II W oodb ur ning Stove 2000966 W arranty Limited 3 Y ear W arranty CFM Corporation warrants that this woodburning stove will be free of de- fects in material and workmanship for a period of three years from the date you receive it, except that the catalyst, thermostat assembly , handles, glass door panels, cement, and gasketing shall be warranted as described below .
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