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boiler water feeder replacement

courtgood
courtgood Member Posts: 2
I HAVE A STEAM BOILER AND THE CONTRACTOR REPLACED MY VXT programmable water feeder model vxt-24 with a Mcdonnell & Miller universal water feeder model number wfe-24 should I be alarmed

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  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 19,426
    No. Not if he did it right, anyway. Both are perfectly good.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • courtgood
    courtgood Member Posts: 2
    thank You :)
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 12,362
    Most like the VXT better
  • KC_Jones
    KC_Jones Member Posts: 5,113
    The downside is you now can't monitor how much make up water the boiler is using. I am of the opinion this is a fairly critical point as excessive make up water is what can destroy boilers.
    2014 Weil Mclain EG-40
    EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Boiler Control
    Boiler pictures updated 2/21/15