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Doh!!!

>:) I thought all you steam buffs would like this.
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  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 19,154
    Uh... why?
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 15,430
    And, how many people couldn't figure out why it didn't heat?

    You can't fix stupid!

    We'll be fixing a couple of these in the coming weeks- I'll be sure to post them too.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
  • Gary Smith
    Gary Smith Member Posts: 403
    Well, one good feature, very little steam can get through that trap
  • gerry gill
    gerry gill Member Posts: 3,034
    Lol..that goes in the ‘don’t be that guy’ file
    gwgillplumbingandheating.com
    Serving Cleveland's eastern suburbs from Cleveland Heights down to Cuyahoga Falls.

  • Danny Scully
    Danny Scully Member Posts: 1,334
    Ahh, but can you figure out what happened? I think I know the answer...it use to be a wall hung rad.
    ethicalpaul
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 12,153
    It's new technology, part steam and part hot water.

    Maybe the radiator was to big for the space and they wanted to reduce the output LOL
  • KC_Jones
    KC_Jones Member Posts: 5,094
    He was trying to add more mass in the form of water to even out the heating between cycles. lol
    2014 Weil Mclain EG-40
    EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Boiler Control
    Boiler pictures updated 2/21/15
  • ChicagoCooperator
    ChicagoCooperator Member Posts: 323
    And no escutcheons in the tile!!!!
    ethicalpaul
  • KC_Jones
    KC_Jones Member Posts: 5,094
    There is also a screw missing in the outlet cover.
    2014 Weil Mclain EG-40
    EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Boiler Control
    Boiler pictures updated 2/21/15
    ethicalpaul
  • Alan (California Radiant) Forbes
    Alan (California Radiant) Forbes Member Posts: 3,308
    edited October 2019
    So, that trap is always open and the radiator will never heat, correct?

    That's a major job to fix.
    Often wrong, never in doubt.
  • EdTheHeaterMan
    EdTheHeaterMan Member Posts: 3,339
    There is a nut lose behind the pipe wrench
    Edward Young
    Retired HVAC Contractor from So. Jersey.
    Services first oil burner at age 16
    P/T trainer for EH-CC.org
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 9,824
    Rad will heat partially if pressure jacked up to 8PSI so the air will compress.
    Or drill and add air vent to rad.

    2 knucklehead answers.......... >:)
    SeanBeans
  • ScottSecor
    ScottSecor Member Posts: 552
    In my world we see stuff similar to this weekly, much to my surprise it works most of the time. If WE installed it like that it would never work and we would be out of business in not time.
  • ChicagoCooperator
    ChicagoCooperator Member Posts: 323
    KC_Jones said:

    There is also a screw missing in the outlet cover.

    How did I miss that one?
  • zackwatt
    zackwatt Member Posts: 80
    KC_Jones said:

    There is also a screw missing in the outlet cover.

    :D:D:D
  • Mike Cascio
    Mike Cascio Member Posts: 143
    Its a hybrid radiator, part steam and part hot water.

    In reality, I wonder if it would heat the first time until it fills up with water then becomes a decorative accessory unless the pressure is through the roof!