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Renyolds Gas Regulator Leak?
HI guys. I have a 1929 Johsntown boiler with a Republic Heating Systems gas conversion done in about 1945. Recently I have noticed that the fire seems stronger than it used to be. The sound reminds me of a jet engine. I believe I have narrowed the problem to the gas pressure regulator which is a Reynolds R504 of Anderson Indiana. Several years ago I acquired a spare and have opened it to try to understand what I need to repair. Inside there are two Leather diaphragms. I'm not sure which is the problem in my operating regulator so I have decided to simply replace both, they are leather after all. Problem is I can find no information on where to buy the replacement parts. Anyone have any ideas where I could get these diaphragms? Anyone know if I can make new ones myself. They seem rather simple, but gas explodes and all, so I'm not sure if I should attempt this. Any Advise would be greatly appreciated.