DHW Mega-Score !!!

Post in 'The Boiler Room - Wood Boilers and Furnaces' started by mustash29, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. mustash29

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    Mega-score from CL. 75 bones. These go for 1250 new. :cool:

    Crown Mega-Stor MS-40, 40 Gal, stainless tank & coil, Honeywell L400 aquastat, drain valve.

    Plumber just removed it from his house that he is cleaning out and selling. It's 13 yrs old but in great condition.

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    The plan is to abandon the tankless coil on the oil boiler. I think it will fit nicely on the right side of the boiler, hardly any piping to run.

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  2. arbutus

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    Wow!
     
  3. velvetfoot

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    Great deal and all, and not to rain on your parade, but I have just about the same setup as you (is that a Burnham boiler?) and have an indirect tank, but I figured it'd be cheaper to run an electric water heater, and that's what I did.
     
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  4. mustash29

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    I'm still searching for a deal on a quality electric to use during non-heating season.

    I currently get most of my heat from an Englander 28-3500 wood furnace. I may play around with installing a water coil (Hilkoil) in it running a non pressurized loop & some storage.

    I have researched a Froling 20/30 setup with pressurized storage and an Empyre Elite 100 which is non pressurized.

    I will soon be looking a what Varmebaronen has to offer.

    This place is addictive, and the info / discussions are awesome. :)
     
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  5. TheMightyMoe

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    In-directs are nice if you use A LOT of hot water, but they are pretty inefficient due to the transfer process (Better then your boilers coil though!)

    If I ever have to do a boiler / hot water set-up again, I'm going to run a separate heat exchanger off a zoneso I can heat a electric water heater with boiler, or simply use the electric water heater during the spring-fall monthes. I'm currently running a super-stor indirect, it works great, but you still lose a lot of heat from the boiler when heating the superstor is satisfied.
     
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