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How do you secure the control angle bolt to the damper frame if the other side of the damper frame is not accessible for a nut? The control angle bolt in my installation needs to be installed from the inside of the fireplace and there is nothing for the
Posted by Elite Deals - Chris M. on 28 October 2013 12:58 PM

Our Answer:

On Vestal damper throats, this mounting hole is threaded. As such, the damper catch is not designed to need a nut to secure the bolt. Because the mounting hole is not threaded in your case, I would recommend using an appropriately sized tap to thread the hole prior to attempting to install the catch.

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How do you secure the control angle bolt to the damper frame if the other side of the damper frame is not accessible for a nut? The control angle bolt in my installation needs to be installed from the inside of the fireplace and there is nothing for the bolt to 'bite' on; the hole in the iron frame is not threaded.

From Page: Vestal Poker-Style Damper Control - 15-003

Manufacturer's Product Number: 15-003

Our SKU: CPF-26295

Page ID: cpf-26295

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