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    Superior/Vantage Hearth Squirrel Cage Manual Variable Speed Blower Kit

    List Price: $219.99
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    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Vantage Hearth
    Part Number: BK
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-BK
    UPC: 043593043146


    • Squirrel Cage Manual Variable Speed Blower Kit
    • For use with Vantage Hearth wood-burning, direct vent, vent free, and B-vent model fireplaces
    • If the blower used with a B-vent firebox, a separately purchased louver plate MUST BE used.
    • Measures 15 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/4 inches high by 3 1/2 inches deep
    • Compatible Vantage vent-free fireboxes
      • Model VBV36
      • Model VBV42
      • Model VFB32
      • Model VFB36
      • Model VFB42
    • Compatible Vantage wood-burning fireboxes
      • Model VB36
      • Model VC36
      • Model VC42
    • Compatible Vantage direct vent fireboxes
      • Model VCD
      • Model VT
      • Model VTC
      • Model VVC
      • Model VKC
      • Model VDVC
    • Compatible Vantage B-vent fireboxes**
      • Model VP3241
      • Model VP3251
      • Model VM36
      • Model VM42
      • Model VGL36
        • **PLEASE NOTE:
    This blower features a manually adjustable variable speed. This squirrel cage type of blower by Vantage can be used in a wide variety of Vantage Hearth wood burning, direct vent, and vent free fireplaces. If the blower is to be used in a B-vent type of firebox you must also use a separately purchased rolled louver plate. You should consult the owner's manual to see if your particular fireplace model is listed as compatible with this blower.
    Customer Questions & Answers
    12 Questions & 12 Answers
    from NV asked:
    November 5, 2017
    What is the CFM rating?
    1 Answers
    This blower operates at 75 CFM.
    Kelsey C.
    on November 6, 2017

    from Easton, PA asked:
    December 30, 2016
    I have purchased the DVD-32-FP30P model, which blower do you suggest?
    1 Answers

    from OK asked:
    November 19, 2015
    I have a Superior VCT3036 newly installed in my home. Is this Vantage Hearth squirrel cage manual variable speed blower kit the "BK" model that is meant for that fireplace?
    1 Answers
    The BK model blower is indeed one of the applicable models for your VCT3036. Additionally, this model can also accept the thermostatically controlled BKT Blower.
    Chris C.
    on November 19, 2015

    from Klamath Falls, OR asked:
    October 17, 2015
    I want to use this Vantage Hearth squirrel cage manual variable speed blower on an Empire Keystone Deluxe B-vent louvered gas fireplace 34". Although this blower listed above is operated by a manual control is it also thermally activated to turn on and off when the fireplace is started and turned off. Would this work for my fireplace?
    1 Answers
    This blower is not the listed blower for your Empire Keystone 34" model. You will need the Empire FBB-4 Variable-Speed Fireplace Blower with Temperature Switch - FBB-4.
    Will M.
    on October 19, 2015

    from Florence, SC asked:
    April 30, 2015
    How many CFM's of air does this Vantage Hearth squirrel cage blower kit move?
    1 Answers
    This blower operates at 75 CFM.
    Brennan W.
    on April 30, 2015

    from Bellevue, WA asked:
    December 3, 2014
    Could this item provide heat independently or does the heat source solely come from the fireplace?
    1 Answers
    This fan is designed to circulate the heat produced by the fireplace while it is burning, but it does not have its own heating element. As such, it cannot provide supplemental heat on its own.
    on December 3, 2014

    from Cincinnati, OH asked:
    October 6, 2014
    Does this work with vent free gas log sets in a firebox of an existing fireplace? Also, does it need a cover or is a cover included?
    1 Answers
    This is manufactured for installation in the enclosed compartment of a prefabricated fireplace and cannot be installed within an existing firebox. If you have a prefabricated fireplace, it may have provisions for a blower, however masonry fireplaces cannot utilize a blower with vent free gas logs.
    on October 7, 2014

    from Farmington Hills, MI asked:
    September 23, 2014
    What's the CFM on this blower?
    1 Answers
    Per the manufacturer, the measured CFM on this model is 75.
    on September 23, 2014

    from Seattle, WA asked:
    July 30, 2014
    Could you please provide some dimensional information on this product? I've looked at the manual and it provides none.
    1 Answers
    Per the manufacturer, this blower measures 4 inches by 4 inches by 12 inches overall.
    on July 31, 2014

    from Fredericksburg,Texas asked:
    January 16, 2013
    Will this blower work or fit in a Forester Fireplace insert? The blower that is in there now does not work anymore.
    1 Answers
    We do not sell a blower made for your particular model, and all of our blowers are model-specific. We apologize for this inconvenience.
    Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist
    on January 16, 2013

    from New Jersey asked:
    December 17, 2012
    Can this blower be used with American Hearth direct vent fireplaces?
    1 Answers
    Unfortunately, no. This blower is only tested and listed for use with select FMI, DESA and Vantage Hearth fireplaces.
    Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist
    on December 17, 2012

    from Memphis,Tenn. asked:
    November 3, 2011
    How does it install and work?
    1 Answers
    This blower will install in the bottom of Vantage Hearth fireplaces, beneath an access panel in the floor. The blower will draw cool air through the bottom louvers on the face of the fireplace, then circulate the air around the back of the unit and out the top louvers. The heat from the chassis of the unit allows the air to be warmed substantially. The blower control will have long enough wiring to mount the control on the face of the unit. It has a variable control knob that will activate the blower and control the speed. It functions much like a light dimmer.
    Collin C.
    on November 3, 2011

    Customer Reviews
    7 Reviews
    43% (3)
    29% (2)
    14% (1)
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    14% (1)
    86% Recommend this product (6 of 7 responses)
    By jim from Saint Joseph on January 26, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    great product
    Much better than the three fan system that comes stock!
    By Robert from Mason City on December 1, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Problem Solved
    The first one I received was damaged when I opened the box. I contacted these guys and another one was sent. I just had to provide pictures of the damaged item and there were no questions asked. Received the next one in good order put it in and it works great. Much better than the original 3 blade blower this replaced. Quieter and moves much more air.
    By Chris from Hauppauge, NY on November 1, 2016
    Superior Blower attachment
    Does not blow effectively enough, not worth the purchase dissatisfied.
    ConsDosent have enough force.
    By Bill from FARMINGDALE on May 28, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Outdated instructions.
    This blower could not be mounted through the louvers as depicted and required a number of calls to determine an alternate mouting location. The fan seems to operate well.
    By Gilbert Macias from Houston on December 23, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Blower is the only way to go
    Like the fact that the installation was so easy and the performance is better than expected
    By Roderick from Mandeville on December 8, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Our new fireplace fan
    We have enjoyed adding the fan to our new fireplace. It adds additional warmth to our living room while the fireplace is operating.
    By Sherwood Judson from florida on December 31, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    arrived on time in perfect condition
    Exactly what we needed
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