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Offline Hutchy

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Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« on: March 28, 2014, 08:41:47 am »
When you roll up your pipe for use, does the pipe seal along the seam? I cannot seem to get mine to seal nicely. There are gaps in the seam where it meets.

Anyone have any advice?

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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 08:46:22 am »
You know, I got out my tent the other day and checked. I think I may be able to come straight up from the stove. That way, I could make a stainless steel flange on the stove where the chimney hole is, maybe 1/2 inch sticking up. I could just bring a stainless steel hose clamp and put the pipe outside the flange. Then just bring a hose clamp and a nut driver and do up the clamp. That could work...

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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2014, 02:30:22 pm »
I ordered some wire loops and upper and lower metal rings for my pipe from TG. My pipe sits outside with one of the metal rings around it, the other metal ring at the top.
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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2014, 08:11:19 pm »
Dang. That last post was supposed to go in my other thread... sorry for the confusion

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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2014, 08:12:48 pm »
So, do the metal rings go outside or inside the ti pipe?
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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2014, 08:50:39 pm »
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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2014, 07:41:11 am »
So, do the metal rings go outside or inside the ti pipe?

From the tigoat site:
"... an end ring at the top, and a cable ring every 12"-18" to
hold the pipe body to the inner pieces"

Looking at this image on the site, the metal ring is inside:


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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2014, 02:30:53 pm »
Thanks for the link.

I get the ends of the pipe, but how does one line up the middle inner rings with  the outside cable keepers? Does not seem as straightforward as I always thought it was..



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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2014, 10:14:38 pm »

I get the ends of the pipe, but how does one line up the middle inner rings with  the outside cable keepers?

I can't wait to put my hands on the pipe I ordered. If I understand right, there's no inner ring in the middle, only the cable keepers. Have you done the first burns to temper the steel?

The setup I'm looking at is the one used by Waw Hiker (youtube videos). The only problem I noticed in his videos, is the bottom end of the pipe attaches to the outside of the in-line damper section. I ordered a 3" pipe and I have access to some 3" stainless steel exhaust pipe (and TIG welder). I will have to figure out the elbow and damper configuration. Unfortunately, those roll up pipes are meant to go straight in the stove.

Let us know how it goes for you.
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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2014, 08:23:16 pm »
I'm not sure that picture from the TI Goat site shows the rings. What is depicted is a damper. I have a Ti Goat damper and it fits inside the pipe, as shown in the picture. I also have the Ti Goat end rings, and they fit on the outside of the pipe. You can make inexpensive extra wire rings using stainless leader wire and swages. I put a wire ring on about every foot and my pipe seals fine.
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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2014, 02:45:59 pm »
rbinhood,
Logically the rings would go inside and the pic shows clearly the rings inside (you have to zoom it a bit). But to clear that up, I sent an email to titaniumgoat, here's their answer:

"End rings go on the INSIDE with an outside cable ring pushed up close to it to hold it in place.
The end rings set the diameter of the pipe "and" keep it from collapsing.
DJ"


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Re: Anyone use a ti roll up pipe?
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2014, 09:56:13 pm »
Thanks for clarifying that. You have helped me recognize that I have been using my rings the wrong way. Now if I could only figure out how to keep the pipe from collapsing the top of the Ti stove I made. When the pipe is inserted in the hole, its weight tends to push the top of the stove inward. My stove is like the cylinder stove that Ti Goat sells, however, mine doesn't have the solid rods on top. I'm working on a revision that will eventually have the rods on top. Thanks Wintair.
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