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straight, adjustable steam air vents for old steel convector radiators

Don10000
Don10000 Member Posts: 21
Can anyone suggest a good, straight, adjustable steam air vents for old steel convector radiators? The Ventrite #51's I have work great and wanted to get more but Ventrite no longer makes straight adjustable. Can anyone recommend anything similar? Looking to balance the system so needs to be adjustable.

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  • EdTheHeaterMan
    EdTheHeaterMan Member Posts: 7,818
    edited March 2022
    Have you considered this angle to straight steam vent adaptor?
    Edward F Young. Retired HVAC ContractorSpecialized in Residential Oil Burner and Hydronics
  • Hap_Hazzard
    Hap_Hazzard Member Posts: 2,846
    I think the Dole 1933 SV is ⅛" straight and adjustable, but I doubt you'll find one of those either. USAV makes a ⅛" straight vent and a ⅛" adjustable vent, but I don't know if they make a ⅛" straight adjustable vent, but they're not very good vents anyway.

    Most of us manage to blance our systems with fixed vents. Maid-o-Mist vents come in ⅛" straight and have interchangeable vent ports. Someone said they even make an adjustable port, but I've never seen one.
    Just another DIYer | King of Prussia, PA
    1983(?) Peerless G-561-W-S | 3" drop header, CG400-1090, VXT-24
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,622
    I bet you could make an adjustable vent for a Maid-O-Mist with a needle valve.
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,823
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  • Hap_Hazzard
    Hap_Hazzard Member Posts: 2,846
    Steamhead said:
    That's a ¼" vent. Make sure that's what you want.
    Just another DIYer | King of Prussia, PA
    1983(?) Peerless G-561-W-S | 3" drop header, CG400-1090, VXT-24
  • EdTheHeaterMan
    EdTheHeaterMan Member Posts: 7,818
    edited March 2022

    Have you considered this angle to straight steam vent adaptor?

    C'mon, now this is too funny for a private message.


    I need to add this to the "Nearly Famous Quote"

    Edward F Young. Retired HVAC ContractorSpecialized in Residential Oil Burner and Hydronics