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i have a 5 inch header exsisting.new boiler has two outlets.do i build another header and feed the big header?i do not want to remove old header.

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  • Dave in QCA
    Dave in QCA Member Posts: 1,766
    pics please

    pictures and more information would be a big help.  What type of boiler are you going to install?



    Yes, it is possible to build a new header and equalizer for the boiler and then connect a supply line to the old header. 



    However, it is impossible to say if this is a good idea without more information on your system and your proposed boiler.
    Dave in Quad Cities, America
    Weil-McLain 680 with Riello 2-stage burner, December 2012. Firing rate=375MBH Low, 690MBH Hi.
    System = Early Dunham 2-pipe Vacuo-Vapor (inlet and outlet both at bottom of radiators) Traps are Dunham #2 rebuilt w. Barnes-Jones Cage Units, Dunham-Bush 1E, Mepco 1E, and Armstrong TS-2. All valves haveTunstall orifices sized at 8 oz.
    Current connected load EDR= 1,259 sq ft, Original system EDR = 2,100 sq ft Vaporstat, 13 oz cutout, 4 oz cutin - Temp. control Tekmar 279.
    http://grandviewdavenport.com
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