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Flexible Oil Lines? Do you use them?

I have a boiler with a swing door and would like to have a flexible line installed for the last few feet to make opening the door easier. Do you use these, and if so do they typically meet code, and would you share a pic of your install of them? Thank you


  • R Mannino
    R Mannino Member Posts: 440
  • Robert O'Brien
    Robert O'Brien Member Posts: 3,537
    Nice pics!

    Nice pics,Ron!
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  • Tim_41
    Tim_41 Member Posts: 153

    Only way to make a door open.  To many service calls with boilers that can't really be opened without making a mess with fuel. 
  • R Mannino
    R Mannino Member Posts: 440
    My Personal Favorite

    is a hard piped return in front of the door.
  • Tim_41
    Tim_41 Member Posts: 153

    I still cannot figure out why the return pipe is there.  (If we are talking about the same boiler.)
  • R Mannino
    R Mannino Member Posts: 440
    There's More Than One

    brand with the return there.
  • shoudabeenaplumba
    shoudabeenaplumba Member Posts: 74
    9 times out of 10

    I'm working on a beckett burner, and when I am I end up pulling the fuel pump to check the pump screen, so the fuel line is disconnected anyway.  Very few underground tanks are still in service around me, and even fewer  of those have two-pipe systems.  The only braided fuel lines I see are Tigerloops, and most of those are commercial burners.
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