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AFG replacement electrodes look too short

paulmars
paulmars Member Posts: 33
I bought replacement electrodes for my AFG burner and they appear too short. I took both the old and replacement electrodes apart to see if I could use some of the old pieces to make the replacement electrodes longer, but I could not. I asked the supplier and they say they have been supplying these for years and never hard this before. What an I doing wrong?

Before Im told that home novice user should never do this, i did do it once before years ago. I replace these, the nozzle, the strainer, filter, clean out the chamber, replace the gaskets, get it running so it looks about right, then I pay for someone with the gauges and know how to make sure it is running right.

I have pics.

the gasket looks different too.

tks,
pa

Comments

  • HVACNUT
    HVACNUT Member Posts: 4,597
    edited January 2018
    All Beckett electrodes I get come with a couplings, locking nuts and theaded bus bars you cut to length.
    Are they in Beckett packaging?
  • lchmb
    lchmb Member Posts: 2,997
    is it the nose or the tail that's to short?
  • newagedawn
    newagedawn Member Posts: 586
    edited January 2018
    what length burner tube do you have that will tell you what size electrodes you need, its usually on the burner, f3 f1
    "The bitter taste of a poor install lasts far longer than the JOY of the lowest price"