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Picked up some nice radiators today.

They are the steam only style two column radiators by Pierce, Butler, and Pierce from Syracuse, NY. I will post photos after we refurbish them. Two 5 section units and one 7 section all are 38" tall .
Cost is what you spend , value is what you get.

cell # 413-841-6726


  • Luv'nsteam
    Luv'nsteam Member Posts: 272
    edited April 2010
    For what purpose

    Are they for, Charlie?  Are you using them, are they for a customer or do you refurb and sell them?  I ask, mainly out of curiosity, because I have been searching for and found, six Victorian era, beautiful radiators.  Three with nice scroll work (one steam, two hot water) and three matching (from two different sources!) with these cool torches on them at top and bottom.  The bottom torches appear to be held by cherubs or angel babies and these are all hot water.  My system is steam.  My issue is I need two rads between 7 & 10 EDR and one at 25 to 30 EDR and one at 45 EDR.  The three small ones will require me to essentially remove all of the sections to get the correct size EDR and I just cannot bring myself to "eliminate" that many sections of antique American cast iron, unless of course, I could sell them to someone who would use them.  One little guy is 21 EDR.  If I could find two sections the same and add them, boy that would great.

    I look forward to the pictures.  BTW, you painting, powder coating or something else?

    Thank you,

  • Charlie from wmass
    Charlie from wmass Member Posts: 4,166
    I will be painting them

    We come across a few and the nice ones we keep for refinishing the others we take to the scrap yard. Ones that leak or are cracked. The leaking ones we look to see where the leak is and see if it is a push nipple or the section. I prefer getting a nice primer on them and painting to suit the customers needs. I am not convinced in the value of powder coating, too many variables not in my control with powder coating.
    Cost is what you spend , value is what you get.

    cell # 413-841-6726
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