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Posted in thread: Steam Boiler Replacement on 11-24-2011 at 04:59 PM
Paul, Sounds great. Thank you for your help it is greatly appreciated. Happy Thankgiving to you
and your family. Lonnie.
Posted in thread: Steam Boiler Replacement on 11-23-2011 at 06:47 AM
Correct. Each radiator has only one feed in. On my old boiler there is a large riser pipe
coming out of the top and goes left that tees off to each radiator. Also a tee off this pipe
that goes down an...
Posted in thread: Steam Boiler Replacement on 11-22-2011 at 03:43 PM
Paul, I took a couple of pics, let me know if you get them. The new boiler I have says SGO
Series 3 Oil-fired natural draft steam boiler. My radiators have pipes only going in none going
out with a ve...
Posted in thread: Steam Boiler Replacement on 11-22-2011 at 05:36 AM
Well I would appreciate that. I haven't contacted the manufacturer yet they usually won't help
the homeowner with such matters they'd say contact a professional. I purchased the boiler on
ebay in a fl...
Posted in thread: Steam Boiler Replacement on 11-21-2011 at 12:32 PM
My intent was not to insult Joe, I hope that's not what happened. I do appreciate the input but
since I already have the new boiler it seemed like a mute point. Contacting the manufacturer is
a good i...
Posted in thread: Steam Boiler Replacement on 11-21-2011 at 09:25 AM
Many reasons. Cost for one, convenience is also a big factor. My steam boiler is down in the
cellar and I would have to go down there everytime I wanted to put wood on it. Now I have a
nice glass door...
Posted in thread: Steam Boiler Replacement on 11-21-2011 at 06:05 AM
I am currently in the process of replacing my 30 year old Oneida 110K BTU boiler with a new
Weil-McLain SGO-3 114K. The only snag I see is the old boiler has two riser pipes and the new
one only has a...
Posted in thread: Air Volume Control on 11-16-2011 at 04:32 PM
Thanks Blue Jay, I think I'll draw down some water in the tank and pump some air in there. My
pump is quite old so when that dies someday I think I'll put on a new pump and get a tank with
a bladder i...
Posted in thread: Air Volume Control on 11-16-2011 at 06:03 AM
It's a hand driven well and I had trouble years ago with the copper pipe that went inside the 1
1/2 inch well casing. It developed a small hole and we lost prime. We just hooked the suction
line to th...
Posted in thread: Air Volume Control on 11-15-2011 at 08:48 PM
I have a shallow well (12 ft) with a GE 1/3 hp shallow well pump hooked to a 42 gallon epoxy
lined (bladderless I think) water tank. It gets full of water and I have to almost completely
drain it and ...