By Taunya from Vernal, UT on April 29, 2013
I'm looking for 6' fiberglass rods with 1/2" threaded fittings on both ends (like part # 60X-6). Do you have anything like this available?
By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on April 30, 2013
Answer:Unfortunately, we do not offer a chimney rod with a 1/2" NPT thread. The thread sizes jump from 3/8" to 1/4". I apologize that we do not have a rod with the needed thread pattern.
By Matthew from New Hampshire on September 27, 2013
I just had my chimney swept for the first time. They told me I could easily do it myself from the bottom without a need to go on the roof (they didn't).
They said I needed 18' of rod. There is only one 90 degree angle at the entry that the rod needs to make. I have a 6" insulated insert, so they said I needed a 6" soft brush. Am I fine with a 6" poly brush that you have listed on the website, and these Rutland Fiberglass rods (3 of them at 6' would give me 18' total)? I don't believe that I need any other attachments or adapters since they are both listed at 1/4" thread on both. If you tell me I am "good to go" with the soft brush and these rods that will work on my 90 degree angle, then I am ready to purchase. I will only use these once a year. I burn 2-3 cords hardwood per year.
By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on September 27, 2013
Answer:You will indeed be all set for your application with the poly brush and standard rods. Even with the smaller diameter rods, the 90 degree bend may be a bit tough to negotiate initially. Once you have the hang of it however, it is indeed relatively simple.