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Return leg radiator

Hello All,
I'm getting in some last minute tweaks to my one pipe steam system before the cold. One is that I want to hook up a radiator in my garage on the return leg. This was the original configuration of my 1926 home, and a giant radiator (with a big hole) still hangs on the wall. In any case, I have a spare large radiator, but how the heck do I remove a second opening to make it a two pipe radiator? The plug hasn't budged with banging, burning and general swearing at it. Any help would be appreciated

Comments

  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 3,990
    Small hole saw.... then saw out the sides.
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 12,010
    Like @kcopp said. Also the plug will be cast iron most likely. It will take some careful cutting with a hole saw and metal saw and probably a little cold chisel work. Patience
  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 3,990



    this may help.
    TheKeymasterCanucker
  • curiousburke_2
    curiousburke_2 Member Posts: 70
    edited September 2017
    Okay, make it into a pipe, then cut it out. Thanks! This is going to take some time. Hopefully it's hollow
  • curiousburke_2
    curiousburke_2 Member Posts: 70
    Thanks, worked like a charm ... a very slow and laborious charm :)
    kcopp