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Burner plate

panther
panther Member Posts: 6
I had a housing inspector looked at my oil burner well McLain from the seventies and he said that's missing a burner plate I'm not so sure he knows what he's talking about is there a burner plate that I don't know about thank you

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  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 15,769
    edited April 2017
    Usually that means the iron plate where the burner is mounted. Take a pic of yours and post it- let's have a look. I'll bet it's a 66 or 68 series.

    Are you sure he didn't say "rating plate"?
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    Towson, MD, USA
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  • HVACNUT
    HVACNUT Member Posts: 4,873
    > @Steamhead said:

    > Are you sure he didn't say "rating plate"?

    >> Good catch. The 66 series has the rating plate right above the CI front plate. Probably fell off years ago.
    I just mentioned in another thread, a guy with a 66 series McLain, 30+ year old boiler. Maybe it's time to upgrade your system.
    Do you have natural gas? Look into a mod con to save $$.
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 15,769
    edited May 2017
    Same OP in both threads.

    And, is this a steam or hot-water system?
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting