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Proper Steam Vent Location?

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New England SteamWorks
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Intplm.CanuckerJUGHNEIronman

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  • Intplm.
    Intplm. Member Posts: 2,000
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    WHAT THE ! ? LOL
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,075
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    Well it is a vent on a vent pipe.....maybe there is steam in the flue.
    CLamb
  • Intplm.
    Intplm. Member Posts: 2,000
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    And do I see some red firestop caulk there too?
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,075
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    Only seeing the single copper riser.....how well does the system work? (that had to be a HO vent install?)
  • New England SteamWorks
    New England SteamWorks Member Posts: 1,518
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    As you would imagine, -doesn't work well at all....
    New England SteamWorks
    Service, Installation, & Restoration of Steam Heating Systems
    newenglandsteamworks.com
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,614
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    Just stuck and old vent into the combustion test hole
  • Fred
    Fred Member Posts: 8,542
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    No Way!
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,889
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    Just when you think you've seen it all......................
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
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  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,075
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    Maybe it was intended to simply plug the hole.
    CLamb
  • Fred
    Fred Member Posts: 8,542
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    Maybe it's an April fools joke. A day late???
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,614
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    Hope he put dope and Teflon tape on it
  • HotanCool
    HotanCool Member Posts: 55
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    I suspect as stated above, it's just to plug the test hole. I hope it's stuck closed.