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2.5 gallons of water normal in boiler?

Foreman Member Posts: 30
Pat, its a Slant-Fin Galaxy, Model GXH-190Z Propane.
Any info would be helpful, thanks.


  • Foreman
    Foreman Member Posts: 30

    Was cleaning the boiler and before adding any TSP, I measured how much water was in boiler. From the normal water level in the site glass, and verified it at the skimming level, there was only 2.5 gallons of water for a 189k Btu input steam boiler. That surprised me.
  • patrick linhardt
    patrick linhardt Member Posts: 134
    me too

    Hi Foreman,

    That sounds too low to me. I will check the water content of a comparable Weil-McLain at the office in the morning.

    What brand and model do you have?

    Best regards, Pat
  • David Hohengasser
    David Hohengasser Member Posts: 52
    8.6 gallons

    My 187,000 input H.B. Smith contains 8.6 gallons
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