Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

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Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by BurnBern » March 31st, 2019, 7:07 pm

I remember seeing on the forum someone found an easier way to get the insulation into the frame. I can’t seem to find it. If anyone can help it will be appreciated.



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Post by pr0wlunwoof » March 31st, 2019, 7:09 pm

I cut it into strips with a razor knife and put it in. Works well as far as I can tell.

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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by Elmacho » March 31st, 2019, 7:10 pm

BurnBern wrote:I remember seeing on the forum someone found an easier way to get the insulation into the frame. I can’t seem to find it. If anyone can help it will be appreciated.
I made a stuffin’ stick out of a broom handle and a old bicycle handlebar grip.


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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by Overspray » March 31st, 2019, 7:24 pm

so far I’ve just been loading it in by hand and using a 1x1 piece of aluminum (I had it as scrap) to shove the insulation down.



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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by BurnBern » March 31st, 2019, 7:37 pm

Found the thread and the tip l was looking for
Texasbowhunter wrote:
February 24th, 2018, 9:25 pm
I had to figure out real quick on how to get the insulation into the tubing after to no avail would the insulation slide into the tubing trying to stuff it from one end…So I came with a method where I used a piece of vinyl siding and cut it down to the interior width which helped take all the fuss/cursing out of the equation…I knew it would work I just had no idea as to how well it would work…
Enclosed are 2 photos on aid and how it would work

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All the tubing is insulated
Seeing how there were a couple times I had the senior citizen moment where after getting the tube welded in place I had to go back and cut the weld and add the insulation...So nothing like doing the job twice...LOL



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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by BurnBern » March 31st, 2019, 7:38 pm

Thanks all for the ideas



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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by Dirtytires » March 31st, 2019, 9:52 pm

Just my 2 cents, but it is much better to ‘pull’ the insulation in rather than stuffing/jamming it in. Insulation will loose much of its properties if it’s fluffy consistency is lost since it needs to be able to trap air within its fibers to work as designed.



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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by Chromeski » April 1st, 2019, 8:43 pm

I just pulled the batts apart and stuffed them in with a piece of 1/2 inch stock



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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by wbegg » April 2nd, 2019, 4:19 pm

I scream at it and it self installs.



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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by ajfoxy » April 2nd, 2019, 7:51 pm

I scream at it and it self installs.
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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by BurnBern » April 3rd, 2019, 4:31 pm

wbegg wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 4:19 pm
I scream at it and it self installs.
I tried screaming at it but it just laughed back at me
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Re: Is there an easier way to stuff insulation into the frame

Post by Chromeski » April 3rd, 2019, 6:24 pm

wbegg wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 4:19 pm
I scream at it and it self installs.
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