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Handyman_007
Handyman_007 Member Posts: 2
edited July 2023 in THE MAIN WALL
Who still has one of these older then 8 years old

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  • GroundUp
    GroundUp Member Posts: 1,956
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    Almost everybody who had one 9 years ago still has it. 25-30 years is not at all uncommon if it's properly installed. I've got one in a rental property that I believe is from 1987, and had another rental property with a 1964 model Sears boiler that was still operational until it froze prior to my purchasing the home (foreclosure, not properly winterized).
    Handyman_007
  • Handyman_007
    Handyman_007 Member Posts: 2
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    I got offered to have mine changed to a Worcester free of charge ..terms and conditions apply for free..I can share details if anybody need to do the same
  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 4,955
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    Who still has one of these older then 8 years old

    Mines 22 years young. That replaced a 1920 Thatcher!
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  • Robert O'Brien
    Robert O'Brien Member Posts: 3,547
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    I got offered to have mine changed to a Worcester free of charge ..terms and conditions apply for free..I can share details if anybody need to do the same

    I assume UK? Boilers on this side of pond are a LOT older!
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  • gyrfalcon
    gyrfalcon Member Posts: 167
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    I have a non condensing cast iron Slant Fin Galaxy from the early 80’s.   
    Slant Fin Galaxy GG100(1986) , 2 zone hot water baseboard, T87 Honeywell thermostats. 
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  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 22,472
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    Seems boilers in the UK connected to open air expansion tanks don’t last as long as closed loop US systems .

    Is the part of the reason that the UK is the largest boiler market😗
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
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  • MikeAmann
    MikeAmann Member Posts: 998
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    Original to the house when built in 1965. You do the math.
    But I did rebuild it. B)
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  • john123
    john123 Member Posts: 83
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    hey mikeamann: what make of boiler was it and what did you do in the rebuilding?
  • MikeAmann
    MikeAmann Member Posts: 998
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    john123 said:

    hey mikeamann: what make of boiler was it and what did you do in the rebuilding?

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