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Will this old radiator work on my 2-pipe system?

I'm looking to add one radiator to my 2-pipe Dunham Vapor system in my nearly 200-year-old house in upsate NY. System is in great shape, BTW, with a new Utica boiler, and steam traps seem good (radiators get hot; return pipes do not...) This will be my first winter here, though (just bought the house this summer.) So only time will tell.

I removed some nice baseboard heaters in my wife's music room (she needs to place instruments against the walls, so that's why...). But now I need to find a radiator that works with a 2-pipe system. Not so easy, since 1-pipe radiators are more common here.

In any case, I have found a stash of radiators that came out of a store with forced hot water heat. They are configured to have the water come in at the bottom on one side, and exit at the bottom on the other. However, they have the fitting ports at the top, as well - just with plugs.

Will such a radiator work on my system, if trimmed out appropriately?

Many thanks!


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