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Laziness Can Be Expensive

Sometimes I just don't want to take the time to reduce and then increase the size of piping between boiler and manifold even though it's way overkill and more expensive.

Often wrong, never in doubt.
Ironmankcopp

Comments

  • GroundUp
    GroundUp Member Posts: 1,283
    That extra $8 probably isn't much of a concern when they just spent 5 figures to heat 600 sq ft
  • Alan (California Radiant) Forbes
    Alan (California Radiant) Forbes Member Posts: 2,969
    edited July 2020
    More when you include the larger air eliminator and pump flanges.
    Often wrong, never in doubt.
    mattmia2
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 6,578
    Well, I think I would have done the same.

    Nice work.
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 3,823
    Nice.
    I love that boiler. very simple but effective.
    BTW... where does the expansion tank connect into that piping?
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 10,328
    I have done the same sometimes because it eliminates reducers.

    I like reducing tees or 90s (with fitting reducers if propress) and try to avoid bell reducers
  • Alan (California Radiant) Forbes
    Alan (California Radiant) Forbes Member Posts: 2,969
    edited July 2020
    kcopp said:

    Nice.
    I love that boiler. very simple but effective.
    BTW... where does the expansion tank connect into that piping?

    The blue x-tank is for DHW. The heating tank is upper left, almost out of view.

    ...........and I just realized I'm pumping towards the expansion tank. Rookie move and I'll change it when we go back.
    Often wrong, never in doubt.