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chamber kit

jaybee
jaybee Member Posts: 128
a freind of mine has a burnham boiler #RS113-af burner-f12 head-fireing 150 80a nozzle. He needs a new chamber for this boiler and want it done as sson as possible.But the kit that is the exact replacement $250.Is there asnother kit i could use that will work just as well.Say the v7 v7 series ect.Thanks in advance for any replies.

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  • Firedragon_4
    Firedragon_4 Member Posts: 1,436
    That's the only show in town except for

    a backfilled bathtub type. Spend the dough, it's still cheaper than a new boiler, or maybe make the down payment on a ...................
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 14,850
    If that's the Lynn kit

    that's shown in the R.E. Michel catalog, it should be worth the expense. I've installed a bunch of their kits, including one in my own boiler, and they work very well.

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  • Weezbo
    Weezbo Member Posts: 6,232
    were you thinking of using a wet pack?

  • Robert O'Connor_6
    Robert O'Connor_6 Member Posts: 299
    The RS

    is a dry base steel boiler. No Wet packs here! OEM only.

    Haven't changed one lately but the early ones require considderable effort, IE: lift the block

    Regards

    Robert

    ME
  • RS Chamber

    The combustion chamber used on the RS and RSA series boilers is a preformed chamber and can not be replaced with anything but the OEM replacement. Before ordering the chamber, take a close look at the steel base assembly to ensure that no damage has occured to it, particularly in the rear. This is a dry base type boiler and if the chamber has broken down, then the heat of the flame could have done harm to the base assembly also.

    The replacement can be ordered as a chamber only or as a base assembly with chamber. Either way, the boiler vessel assembly will have to be jacked up to replace the base or the chamber as the chamber has an upper lip that is sandwiched between the base and vessel. As for a reason why these chambers break down, more often than not it encounters some sort of damage during the cleaning process by the cleaning brush hitting it. Hope this helps.

    Glenn Stanton

    Burnham Hydronics
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