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Phantom Boiler Section. . .

someone might have realized the boiler was oversized and removed a section (or swapped jacketing i have seen a 2 with a different model/size jacketing)
-- Are you trying to replace a boiler without doing a load calculation or measuring the EDR of the connected load ??


  • Looch
    Looch Member Posts: 1

    I just took a look at a pretty old boiler to replace, rating plate has "MGB-6" stamped on it. I took off the burner cover, took photos and counted exactly FIVE sections. Went to Weil mclain's website, downloaded the exact specs and instructions for that old model of boiler, and discovered as I intuited that the MGB6 should have. . . SIX sections. This is not rocket science.

    Am i going nuts? Is there something I'm not seeing?
  • Looch_2
    Looch_2 Member Posts: 1

    Unfortunately I am as the customer is very insistent that I not be given access to the apartments. I tried to explain it to them but they wouldn't listen, so I have to give them a price to just match what they have. It's depressing.
  • RonWHC
    RonWHC Member Posts: 232
    Weil used

    to send multiple rating plates w/ their commercial boilers. The installers were supposed to affix the correct plate. Unfortunately, some installers count better than others. Once saw a 1388 plate on an LGB-6. Completely different boiler. The DC Inspection Sticker also said 1388.

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