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My old boiler

Post in 'The Boiler Room - Wood Boilers and Furnaces' started by guy01, Jan 10, 2008.

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  1. guy01

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    I've been trying to resist asking this till I located the paperwork so I could name it , but have any of you ever seen a fireplace boiler? I mean it went in like a heatalator but it had a water jacket and the water went thru the tubes the wood laid on. Last time I saw the paperwork for the thing I called and they were out of buisness but that thing was the bomb, Installed aproximatelly in1979

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  2. Eric Johnson

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    Not "the" bomb. "A" bomb.

    If it's what I'm thinking of, Guy, they had the potential to go "boom."

    Not very efficient, in any event.
  3. guy01

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    No not eficient at all and it did go boom but because of my stupidity not design I think.
    I wired the aquastat backwards so when the water went over 200° the gas kicked on.
    I was young or she did it or something --- Did I do something that stupid
    But the cool factor was there ,Remember I was the guy looking at range cookers ,I like cool factor
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    They still sell some others. On this forum I saw a guy who posted a link. you can search for it. if I see it I will post back.
  5. guy01

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    That's OK I saw it it was cool but this thing was huge we had a 13x13 liner NOW HAS A 6 INCH SS liner hooked to a lopi freadom bay ,but I miss the whole house heat. I think I got the boss talked into going the boiler rought tho
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