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Old 02-15-2013, 10:10 PM   #1
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I'm wondering if anyone has any knowledge or information about this weathervane. It came with the purchase of our house. It installs by fitting inside the chimney. When a fire is lit, smoke comes through the weathervane as the wind spins it around. Unfortunately, we had to remove

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it in order to install a top mounted damper. It's copper. Should I scrap it or does it have any value?

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Old 02-15-2013, 10:59 PM   #2
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If it is copper it definitely has value as scrap.
I would also not really call it a weather vane. It is a draft inducing wind directional chimney cap.

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If it is copper it definitely has value as scrap.
I would also not really call it a weather vane. It is a draft inducing wind directional chimney cap.
Or a DIWDCC for short! It weighs maybe 10 lbs. at the most. So that's maybe 30 bucks or so.
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I would list it on Ebay or Craigslist and see what happens.
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Ayuh,... It's pretty darn Cool lookin' to me,....

it'd look Great on my chimney....
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Old 02-16-2013, 01:00 PM   #6
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I think it's pretty cool too and I'm sorry to see it go. But I had a horrendous draft coming through the fireplace so we needed the new top mounted damper.

But I think I'd rather put this thing on Craigslist than scrap it. Seems like a shame and a waste.

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