yeah we put up stainless triple wall and it cost us a fortune..but it is so much better than the old stuff..and will last pretty much forever..so i guess the initial investment was worth it..we have 3 stainless chimneys at this time.
Bloom where you are planted.
carbonout wrote: can anyone help with parts list so i can make my own? also i can't find pearlite can i use fiber glass batting
Keep looking for perlite or vermiculite - both are used for gardening. Wal mart has them. (Ashes mite work, not sure what u r making.)
Fiberglass is cheap and fireproof, but will lose insul value after dirt/suet gets in it. Also it gets brittle and changes composition after a year of exposure to heat. Works great for about a year though.
Sometimes the answer is not to cross an old bridge, nor to burn it, but to build a better bridge.