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Steam Replacement and oil to gas conversion
Still in the process of replacing, almost done.
The old boiler was a Weil McLain Oil fired, owner said is was about 40 years old. He had water hammer galore, one runout went slightly down before going to the upfeed riser, so no way for water to properly return, so I made it drip into a new wet return. Two other runouts were the first runouts off the main, neither were dripped properly and came off the main sideways at a 90° angle and both runouts had no swing joints what so ever, and he had water hammer there too, so I ran a new main into a new dry return and completely repiped the runouts with new swing joints. This is were also a repiped radiator on the second floor bathroom from a renovation years ago, the upfeed riser fell out of the ceiling when we removed the runout, of course it was copper an since they no had clue how to pipe a runout had no swingjoints, so all the movement probably broke the copper joint loose, the pipe was all green so it must have been leaking for years.
The B&G cast 100 was given to me by the owner as he was told to buy a new pump by his oil company last year in case his failed, so he wanted me to use it, I informed him cast isnt the best idea for steam but, he bought it already so we used it.
The new boiler is a Weil McLain EG 35.
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