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Help identifying Wolf range

royehill Aug 12, 2010 11:20 AM

Hi, I am new to the site and need some help. We bought ahouse that is including a gas range. I am trying to identify it and determine how best to vent it (It currently is not vented to code).I am in the Portland area. Can anyone familiar with Wolf products identify the range in the attached photo?

Thanks in advance


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    chuckl Aug 12, 2010 11:28 AM

    not sure about the identity of the Wolf, but we have one that's only 4 burners, and it gets really hot, especially when the oven is on. You're going to want to vent it through a hood above the range I think, with a hood that's fairly powerful. We use a Zephyr, and it seems to work pretty well.

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    1. re: chuckl
      ospreycove Aug 12, 2010 11:33 AM

      Looks like a CH 6 (eye) 29, if it is a standard oven. Check local codes for clearance to wall, there are different minimum clearances to combustible walls at the back.

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        royehill Aug 12, 2010 03:45 PM

        Thanks opreycove, That does indeed look like the CH 6 Eye 29. Unfortunately, we may just have to sell it and buy a residential unit since the current owner has not vented it at all???? I think she may have just operated it with all the kitchen windows open. I thin the expense of venting a commercial unit far exceeds the cost of a professional install of a approved residential range.

        Thoguhts, ideas...

        1. re: royehill
          ospreycove Aug 12, 2010 04:08 PM

          Depends on framing of house, is there a second floor etc. Check with a good remodeler and/or independent appliance dealer for recommendations.

          I would hate to give that one up....Personal observation. Oh, do a temp check om oven first and a through look at venturis and fittings.

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      pochakko Sep 15, 2010 10:12 AM

      I recently also bought a house that came w/ a wolf range similar to your pic. I'm interested to see what you do with it. What we learnt so far, it is a commercial range, model number CH-6-29, needs clearance on the sides b/c of the heat, does not have a safety valve, uses a lot of gas. Cabinets around it were peeling off and kind of melting the paint off. We are completly remodeling the whole kitchen but have to make a decision on the range. Some people have told it is worth a lot of money, but I think it would too much time and money to fix. Leaning towards put it on craiglist.

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      1. re: pochakko
        Irishman1973 Feb 8, 2011 02:58 PM

        If you pull the kick panel off, the panel under the over door, there will be the model number, serial number, out put, and clearance requirements.

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        nancyloconnor Apr 30, 2013 02:11 PM

        I have this stove in my house and when we built our kitchen we put cement board and then porcelin tile and then did not require any clearance from wall or cabinets

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