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Boiler Cleaning

fxrgrunt
fxrgrunt Member Posts: 157
Based off the recommendations over received I will be draining the boiler, wand cleaning followed by a skim. I already skimmed once prior to as well then fired the boiler. Water is much cleaner but still surges. My question is when I drain and refill should I add some surgemaster while it is empty per the products recommendation or should I only put water in the boiler? Trying to make sure I dont have to do this multiple times and get as dry steam as possible. Thanks.

Comments

  • ethicalpaul
    ethicalpaul Member Posts: 5,701
    You have skimmed your boiler? Out of which port?
    NJ Steam Homeowner. See my sight glass boiler videos: https://bit.ly/3sZW1el
  • fxrgrunt
    fxrgrunt Member Posts: 157
    You have skimmed your boiler? Out of which port?
    I used the T per instruction manual and clammys recommendation. Built contraption in attached picture to do it. 
    ethicalpaul
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,513
    That's a good start
    fxrgruntethicalpaul
  • fxrgrunt
    fxrgrunt Member Posts: 157
    Any recommendations in regards to adding the Rectorseal Surgemaster?
  • ethicalpaul
    ethicalpaul Member Posts: 5,701
    Very nice skimmer you made there. 

    My recommendation is to try about 1/3 of whatever Rectorseal says
    NJ Steam Homeowner. See my sight glass boiler videos: https://bit.ly/3sZW1el
    fxrgrunt
  • fxrgrunt
    fxrgrunt Member Posts: 157
    @JUGHNE gave me the idea to reduce it from 2" to 1 1/4" so I have to give credit where it is due regarding that. Saved me $20 bucks atleast due to using the smaller nipple and valve as well.

    Very nice skimmer you made there. 

    My recommendation is to try about 1/3 of whatever Rectorseal says

    ethicalpaul