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Model 4396037RP

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0-18 in. Dryer Periscope

$23.21 /each

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0 - 18 in. metal vent periscope for tight 2-1/2 in. clearance. One male Snap-Lock fitting and one extra long draw-band collar. Excess length can be trimmed to fit. Includes 2 clamps.

  • Adjustable dryer vent (up to 18 inches)
  • Includes a male snap-lock fitting and extra long draw-band collar for easy installation
  • Closest to wall application is 2-1/2 in.
  • Fits all major brands

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Does the 18" dryer periscope work if it is not installed 90 degrees vertically?

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September 23, 2014
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Mine was installed pretty much horizontal. I would think it would work better horizontal as the air flow (lint that bypasses any filters) would not be working against gravity. If installed vertically then the owner would have to check it more frequently to make sure any accumulated lint does not fall back into the dryer and creating a potential fire hazard.
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September 16, 2014
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YES
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Atwater, CA, USA
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May 13, 2014
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It will install and work no matter what angle its installed at.
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April 1, 2014
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yes mine is at an 45 degree angle
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Arvada, CO, USA
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January 14, 2014
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Can work at any angle.
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Ridgely, MD
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December 17, 2013
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Yes it sure does, mine is on an angle from the dryer exhaust that is in the center of the dryer to about a 45 degree angle where it exits the house wall
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Tennessee
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December 10, 2013
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This periscope venting is fixed. It has to be installed up and down and would not work at an angle. Thank you for viewing this accessory.
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can both vent openings be on the same side? In other words the exhaust makes a "U" turn.

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Yes
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I do not believe so.
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Roswell, NM
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I don't know since I was not thinking along those lines. It would depend on whether the pieces would match up.
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September 16, 2014
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NO
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Tennessee
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May 28, 2014
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It is possible to take the periscope venting apart and put the holes on both sides for a "U" turn. Thank you.
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You can take the periscope apart and make it so that the vent holes are on the same side. Thank you.
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can I have one made to open from 0 to 24

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earl gilmore
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August 13, 2013
20 " is to short
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This one won't do it. You could have a center piece fabricated that would add the length you're looking for.
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I believe they make one that extends to 24 inches. I don't recall what the short end was on one I was looking at. Just measure from center of hole to center of hole and go with the one that fits the closest. With the one I had I collapsed it to the point where both holes lined up but on one end the excess was all on one side. I did that out of curiosity sake and no other. The installers only had about Read More
I believe they make one that extends to 24 inches. I don't recall what the short end was on one I was looking at. Just measure from center of hole to center of hole and go with the one that fits the closest. With the one I had I collapsed it to the point where both holes lined up but on one end the excess was all on one side. I did that out of curiosity sake and no other. The installers only had about 2-3 inches not used but the excess could have been cut off and crimped to prevent the pieces from separating. Read Less
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New Castle, DE 19720, USA
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August 25, 2013
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Whirlpool also makes a 29-50 inch vent hook up.
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Kennesaw, Ga
August 14, 2013
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. This item is not available in the size choice that you are requesting. It does not come in a 24 inch. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376.
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SIZE PLEASE?

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Why is the diameter of the coupling flange not listed in the description?
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Because dryer vents are standard 4" opening. However I'm looking for a periscope vent like this with 5" duct opening.
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November 9, 2015
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The diameter of the venting is 4". Thank you for viewing this Whirlpool accessory.
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It's just the standard diameter. Four inches, I believe.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 46 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Product! This product allowed us to get the back of the dryer as close as 3 inches from the wall. It was easy to install and only took about 30 minutes to install it. This made it possible for us to have the front load dryer in the space provided in our laundry room and gave enough clearance for the laundry room door to close. August 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by The unit was a breeze to install. The unit was easy to fit and install. Due to its design, it saved on space. May 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works Well The installation wasn't too easy, because you need to push the dryer into place and connect one end at the same time. That is not a fault of the product, but just know that going in. Also, if your exhaust vent to the outside if very close to the corner of a wall, the corner of the vent will hit the wall when you use the vent at an angle. Make sure to use the crimp side for the connection to the outside vent, and the smooth side for the exhaust vent from the dryer. It will not work otherwise, and will leak exhaust. It saved me a bunch of space, a traditional aluminum flex tube was around 6.5" and this was about 4.5". I needed the vent to be under 5.5", so I was very pleased with how the installation ended up. A tin snip is required to trim the vent to size. October 9, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Worked out perfectly I bought this because I made a built in pedastil for my washer and dryer. They were raised 20" and closer to the wall so the conventional corrugated tube wouldn't work this was adjustable to the height and ANGLE I needed, I couLdnt have made the project work without it. Plan ahead!! July 8, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Doesn't buy you any space no matter how you trim it. The dryer could go back no further than it was with the round flexible hose. While the periscope itself is thinner the metal that sticks out to connect it to the dryer and wall and still be able to clamp it in place cancels out anything you saved with the narrower tube. Even after we trimmed it down with snips. Very disappointing. Ended up going back to the flexible style because it is easier to pull out the dryer for cleaning with it. Couldn't return it because we cut it. Out the money. Would not recommend if you are getting it for space saving only. Might be good for other reasons in some applications different from ours. December 9, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by periscope review Recommended - but w/ caveat that it is not that easy to install in a small space (the very situation which prompted the purchase. Saved about 1 1/2 inches of space; had hoped for more. But, in such a small laundry room, every bit helps. Tin material seemed very flimsy, consequently I am worried about how long this might hold up. July 29, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Cheaply made This product is very cheaply made and in fact fell apart while trying to install. I finally gave up and threw it in trash. It will probably work for most people...but be very careful in handling as it will collapse into itself if you put too much pressure on it when installing. Also you will need to buy a roll of very good aluminum duct tape to seal the whole thing up so air does not leak out of it when in use. Difficult to line up and install when pushing dryer into position....you have to be a contortionist to accomplish ! April 8, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Well designed solution for tight spaces Tried a Menard's product that was very flimsy and found this online. Very well designed with substantial strength to stay in place. Adjusts easily for custom installations with tight fits. June 9, 2015
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