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Vintage radiators

I have many victorian aged radiators with design In just about every shape and size. The copper paint has no chipping and in great condition. For sell in pueblo colorado
ANYONE WANTING TO BUY?
WILL SELL FOR CHEAP!!!

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  • SteamheadSteamhead Member Posts: 12,923
    Where did they come from?
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/all-steamed-up-inc
  • Some pictures would help. And yes, where did they come from?
    Often wrong, never in doubt.

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  • frosty27frosty27 Member Posts: 7
    From old houses i remodeled
  • frosty27frosty27 Member Posts: 7
    Pictures
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  • frosty27frosty27 Member Posts: 7
    And i have no use for them kept a couple fur decoration but all the others have no use
  • IronmanIronman Member Posts: 5,004
    Most of them are steam only.
    Bob Boan


    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
  • frosty27frosty27 Member Posts: 7
    Are they? I have no clue does that affect ic people want them
  • SteamheadSteamhead Member Posts: 12,923
    So when you "remodel" a house, you automatically tear out the radiators?
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/all-steamed-up-inc
  • Jamie HallJamie Hall Member Posts: 10,379
    Steamhead said:

    So when you "remodel" a house, you automatically tear out the radiators?

    Straight to forced air! Everyone knows it's vastly superior! What is you say? "Can't fix... "
    Jamie



    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England.



    Hoffman Equipped System (all original except boiler), Weil-Mclain 580, 2.75 gph Carlin, Vapourstat 0.5 -- 6.0 ounces per square inch
  • pecmsgpecmsg Member Posts: 718
    Steamhead said:

    So when you "remodel" a house, you automatically tear out the radiators?

    Sad!
  • frosty27frosty27 Member Posts: 7
    If they wish fur them too be
  • KC_JonesKC_Jones Member Posts: 4,108
    > @frosty27 said:
    > From old houses i remodeled

    That’s unfortunate, feel bad for the house and the new occupants.

    Let me guess you “upgrade" to forced hot error? Some people are so clueless.
    2014 Weil Mclain EG-40
    EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Boiler Control
    Boiler pictures updated 2/21/15
    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10202744301871904.1073741828.1330391881&type=1&l=c34ad6ee78
  • IronmanIronman Member Posts: 5,004
    frosty27 said:

    Are they? I have no clue does that affect ic people want them

    It limits the possibilities when they can only be used on steam.

    Bob Boan


    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
  • SuperTechSuperTech Member Posts: 938
    > @Steamhead said:
    > So when you "remodel" a house, you automatically tear out the radiators?

    I hope that is not the case...it breaks my heart to see cast iron radiatiors ripped out of older, sometimes historic homes. The dead men who installed the systems usually did quality work that the majority of men in the trade can no longer do. Most of the time when this happens it's because of untrained or lazy techs who don't understand how to work on the system so they try to convince the owner that the thing to do is to rip it out and install a crappy scorched air system. The owner agrees even though it destroys the historical integrity of the home and devalues it at the same time. Imagine what it would cost to install an entire piping system for steam or hydronic radiators now. Forced air systems are more common now only because it's cheaper and easier to install, it certainly does not offer superior comfort and let's not forget about indoor air quality after a few years of the ducts getting dirty....

    Sorry for the tirade. I'm a little passionate about the subject. I have a lot of respect for the dead men who installed the old equipment.
  • frosty27frosty27 Member Posts: 7
    Its good man. Just So everyone knows not my decision i do what I'm told. Like a good worker does i do what my boss asks. I state my opinion if i disagree but if he doesnt change his mind. I listen and Keep my job
  • Steve MinnichSteve Minnich Member Posts: 2,358
    “Untrained or lazy techs” usually aren’t the decision makers.

    Within this last year, I had a sales opportunity where I was recommended by two different people that didn’t even know each other.

    It was to assess a very old steam boiler connected to a well maintained steam system.

    They wanted a quote on a new boiler and AC so that’s what I proposed to them. It was a solid plan.

    Two weeks after submitting my proposal, I followed up with the homeowner. They told me that they decided to go with forced air because it would save them some money.

    They put the radiators out in front of the house for scrappers.

    This was in a prestigious neighborhood so money couldn’t have been an issue.

    I was at a loss.
    Steve Minnich
    Tell me I can't, and I'll show you I can.
  • KC_JonesKC_Jones Member Posts: 4,108
    I put heat in a house for comfort, not to save money. If people were serious, really serious about saving money. They would put a couple space heaters in critical locations to keep the plumbing from freezing and be done with it.

    People are being fed a false bill of goods by garbage contractors, and it's not just the heating field.

    Biggest contractor in my area builds crap, and people buy them up like crazy because, well granite counter tops and square footage for cheap.
    2014 Weil Mclain EG-40
    EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Boiler Control
    Boiler pictures updated 2/21/15
    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10202744301871904.1073741828.1330391881&type=1&l=c34ad6ee78
  • D107D107 Member Posts: 1,499
    @frosty27 Some of those rads are beauts. Here's a page on this site that has a list of places that sell re-furbished old rads. https://heatinghelp.com/systems-help-center/where-to-find-used-radiators/ hate to see them scrapped.
    Actually just found a dealer in Aurora CO. https://www.tonsofradiators.com/index.html
    @Erin Holohan Haskell here's another one for your list.
  • Erin Holohan HaskellErin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 1,043
    Thanks, @D107. I've updated our list.
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