Old 07-05-2009, 08:24 PM
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Default chimney mortar

i am building an alan scott oven and was wondering if i should use the fireclay mortar mix (10 - 3 - 1-1/2) or just type s mortar for building the chimney. any ideas on which would be the better choice?

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Old 07-06-2009, 05:43 AM
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Arrow Re: chimney mortar

I'd stick with the fireclay mix as the Portland cannot withstand the higher temperatures.
I know that it's a chimney that you are referring to, but they still get pretty hot.
Go the safe way rather than inviting problems to your build.

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