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Pipe Killers

Paul48 Member Posts: 4,469
A while back I posted about my deteriorating smoke pipe.I was trying to figure out how my gas conversion could have been causing this problem.As it turns out, 2 winters ago, the oil company I had my service contract with, replaced my aquastat. I didn't check the setting until this morning, and it seems he set the hi-limit to 170 and the lo-limit to 130 with a 10 deg differential. So, in this old gravity conversion, I was circulating water down to 120 degrees for a good long time.Ughhh.....Mo' Money..Mo' Money...Mo' Money


  • j a_2
    j a_2 Member Posts: 1,801

    Sounds like you don’t have a boiler bypass…That goes back to original installer…if not installed…If the boiler is older it would be a waste of time to install one now….Damaged done….Boiler and venting system
  • Paul48
    Paul48 Member Posts: 4,469
    No Bypass

    Although not the best, the triple aquastat(set correctly) worked well for this system.