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  • bobby b
    bobby b Member Posts: 17
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    It's heating time.
  • Beautiful job Bobby

    What brand paint is that ? Makes it look like a charcoal color , real nice touch . The pipework is outstanding .
  • bobby b
    bobby b Member Posts: 17
    mega

    Original boiler was a not to healthy.
  • bobby b
    bobby b Member Posts: 17
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    Original boiler was a not to healthy.
  • narcaparbebra
    narcaparbebra Member Posts: 32


    The Burnham is 60% smaller. Why did they make them so big back then?
  • Phil_17
    Phil_17 Member Posts: 178
    Craftsmanship!

    I love the attention to detail... unions on the feeder, oversized risers, especially the pitch on the drop header (that must have taken extra time to get it right).

    Two questions though:

    1) the hartford loop looks like it's set at the nominal waterline rather than the low water mark. Is this just an illusion due to the camera angle?

    2) I keep hearing everybody advocating the use of vaporstat's, but I don't think I've yet seen pictures of a new install with anything other than the pressuretrol. What's up with that?

    Love to see this stuff done right :-)

    -Phil
  • bobby b
    bobby b Member Posts: 17


    I think it is the camera angle,According to Glenn Stanton @ Burnham,center of hartford loop should be 2" below NWL. As for the vaporstat i feel it is a great option, but expensive.
  • JackR
    JackR Member Posts: 125
    Looks Great!!

    I just quoted a couple myself this week, I could only hope to have mine come out as nice!!!!

    Kudos to Burnham on the Megasteam, it is one fine boiler
  • tim smith
    tim smith Member Posts: 2,738
    Steamhead or any others?? any news on megasteam going gas

    Just wondering if there is any testing in the pipeline. Also, separate question, if the boiler has a feed/tank set, the 2" below normal water line could be increased to say 4 or 6+ with out any detrimental effect?? true or not.
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