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hwb off of steam boiler

KBP&H Member Posts: 48
In Dan's book How Come... how much of a HWBaseboard load can be put on a Weil Mc Lain 468 steam boiler---- There is already app. a 30,000 btu zone and like to add 10-15000 more?????????. OH-I can't find my book as this renovation is still going on-- how come we have to be at everybody's house immeadaetly, but no one can seem to find the time to come to ours.


  • KBP&H
    KBP&H Member Posts: 48
    found my book

    found my " How come" book and all my notes,, Dan would have liked that I bought a new one, as I spent about 3 hours looking for this one and $25.00 would have been cheaper---------------
  • Kal Row
    Kal Row Member Posts: 1,520
    dont forget a bronze 3 peice pump with that

    water cooled pumps dont have that starting torque for sluge, and cast iron sticks to it
  • are you sure

    you need a bronze pump? i just put one in according to dan's diagram and it worked great with a 007. at least for a month. bob

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  • Kal Row
    Kal Row Member Posts: 1,520
    i dont remember a 007 in dan's diagram

    this is based on my experiances and many others on the wall - do a search

    youl get one season if it's an old system, two or three if it's new - then the cartrige inside will be jammed on iron oxide

    - if you keep it real clean, and you exersize it all summer, then maybe you will get away with it, i know, a B&G 100 series in bronze, is $245 trade price - ouch

    dont take my word for it ask dan
  • Glenn Harrison_2
    Glenn Harrison_2 Member Posts: 845
    We have a system that has been in for at least 5 years...

    with a B&G NRF-22, flat plate HX and an oversized 2" wye strainer on a 1" line. Showed the customer how to blow down the strainer and its been working fine.
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