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    Vestal Rotary-Style Damper Control

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    List Price: $89.99
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    • Rotary-style damper control
    • Easier to use than standard poker models
    • 19" length
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    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Vestal
    Part Number: 26290
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CPF-26290

    Features

    • Rotary-style damper control
    • Easier to use than standard poker models
    • 19" length
    * Please Note: This damper control is designed for use on Vestal dampers. It may not work on other brands.

    The damper controls the draft and seals off the chimney when the fireplace is not in use. If the control mechanism for your Vestal damper is broken, or if you currently have a poker-style control that you would like to change, this rotary-style control may be the ideal replacement. The rotary control is easier to use than a standard poker control and more precisely controls the opening. This rotary control measures 19" in length.
    Customer Questions & Answers
    15 Questions & 15 Answers
    Keith
    from Dayton, OH asked:
    October 24, 2019
    Do you sell just the tube and handle?
    1 Answer
    We are sorry, no, we do not sell the individual parts.
    Submitted by: Tyler M. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on October 24, 2019

    Larry S.
    October 17, 2019
    How do I install the vestal rotary-style damper?
    1 Answer
    You can see the installation instructions for this rotary-style control for Vestal dampers here: Installation Instructions
    Submitted by: Tyler M. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on October 18, 2019

    Mike
    from Newfield, NJ asked:
    February 21, 2019
    Will this product work on a stover damper?
    1 Answer
    This unfortunately will not work on a stove damper, only a masonry damper.
    Submitted by: Brennan W. on February 21, 2019

    Phil P
    from Schaumburg IL asked:
    August 15, 2018
    Is the control rod available in a length longer than 19"?
    1 Answer
    Unfortunately, the rod is not available in a longer size. I apologize for any inconvenience.
    Submitted by: Brennan W. W. on August 15, 2018

    John
    from Springfield, IL asked:
    July 29, 2018
    How do you install the vestal rotary damper control if you have a regular open/shut damper?
    1 Answer
    You would need to replace the damper frame and door.
    Submitted by: Owen O. on July 30, 2018

    John
    from Springfield, IL asked:
    July 21, 2018
    Is this product made to adjust the air flow to increase/decrease the fire?
    1 Answer
    Yes a damper like this is installed in the throat of a masonry fireplace. It is for air flow control to allow more or less combustion air, as needed.
    Submitted by: Owen O. on July 23, 2018

    Gilles
    from MN asked:
    September 19, 2017
    What is the size of the rod that holds the worm gear in place?
    1 Answer
    The control rod for this kit is 19" long.
    Submitted by: Brennan W. on September 19, 2017

    Tom
    from New England asked:
    February 4, 2016
    How many complete turns of the knob does it take to fully open/close the damper?
    1 Answer
    Per the manufacturer, this will depend on the size of the damper, but it will not exceed 8 turns.
    Submitted by: Brennan W. on February 4, 2016

    Sheryl
    from Moultonborough, NH asked:
    January 4, 2016
    Does the rotary knob come in different finishes?
    1 Answer
    Unfortunately, this knob does not come in any other finishes.
    Submitted by: Brennan W. on January 5, 2016

    Laura
    from Hershey, PA asked:
    September 14, 2014
    This appears to take a 1/4-20 set screw. Is this correct?
    1 Answer
    Per the manufacturer, it is indeed a 1/4-20 set screw. Length is listed at 3/8 of an inch.
    Submitted by: eFireplaceStore on September 16, 2014

    Luis R
    from New Bedford, MA asked:
    February 22, 2013
    Will a manual vestal damper work with a rotary control?
    1 Answer
    Yes. Vestal dampers throats and plates are manufactured with a pass-through for the control rod of the rotary damper control. The rotary control attaches in the same location as the pivot arm for the manual control.
    Submitted by: Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on February 22, 2013

    Scott C
    from Massachusetts asked:
    November 7, 2012
    Can I use an existing rod for the installation? Is it okay to pull the handle and rod and will it go back into the collar easily?
    1 Answer
    As long as the existing damper rod is physically long enough for the additional depth added by the doors, it can certainly be used again. It may be necessary to have an assistant line up the worm gear and the rod in order to get the rod to reinsert into position. The worm gear may drop down out of position when the rod is removed.
    Submitted by: Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on November 8, 2012

    Greg W
    from Parkesburg, PA asked:
    October 19, 2012
    Does this come with the yokes?
    1 Answer
    Per the manufacturer, the attachment yoke is indeed part of this set.
    Submitted by: Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on October 22, 2012

    Scott H
    from Baltimore, MD asked:
    April 7, 2012
    What is the length and shape of the handle for this damper control?
    1 Answer
    This unit has an overall length of 19". The handle on this control is only about 5" long.
    Submitted by: Kevin E. - Fireplace Specialist on April 11, 2012

    Tim
    from Ohio asked:
    December 6, 2011
    How do I change from a poker style to a rotary style?
    1 Answer
    You will indeed need to drill a hole through the face of your fireplace to install the rotary style. No sealant will be required.
    Submitted by: Kevin E. - Fireplace Specialist on December 6, 2011

    Customer Reviews
    4.5
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    100% Recommend this product (2 of 2 responses)
    By Randy W. from Cincinnati, Ohio on October 17, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    good design
    has fitted up every time when used as a replacement. When using it on older units have had to modify it a little in order to make it work.
    Proseasy to use as a replacement
    Conslarger than older versions
    By Nellie T. from Talihina, OK on August 17, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Rotary style damper control
    My fireplace builder recommended it as the best.
    ProsWill keep damper shut
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