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radiator bushings

Ive got a couple steam radiators that I want to convert to hot water for a customer. After cutting out the plugs on one side I found they have left hand thread. Does anyone have a source for L-R bushings so I can use these?.
Thanks in advance.

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  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 16,584
    Pressure test them before you do any further work on them to make sure they are usable.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • JohnNY
    JohnNY Member Posts: 2,716

    Pressure test them before you do any further work on them to make sure they are usable.

    He can't do that until he finds a fitting for the left hand thread.

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    ethicalpaul
  • ethicalpaul
    ethicalpaul Member Posts: 3,089
    I instantly thought of that "There's a hole in the bucket" song :(
    1 pipe Peerless 63-03L in Cedar Grove, NJ, coal > oil > NG
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 9,672
    Don't know about bushings but McMaster Carr has left hand right hand threaded nipples. You could put a nipple in the radiator then a reducing coupling concentric or ecentric as needed
    JohnNY