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Post in 'The Boiler Room - Wood Boilers and Furnaces' started by Bill1472, Feb 13, 2012.
Filling with water
Start time 5:45pm est
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took 2.5 hrs to fill tank and lines, thats with 2 young boys taking showers at the same time.. sneaky they are.
electrical done, air bleeding done, and first fire around 10:30 pm february 29th 2012!!
Well.... Everything working as expected ?
Congrats Gene. Any leaks or problems. Hope all goes well. Keep us posted.
How long did it take to raise the 1000 gals to 180
we only had one leak! ;-)
got it all tighened up and burned half load last night just to check everything over ..
but all in all it went well...
been burning today to bring up storage, and on what i would call the end of the second burn... been loading halves incase any other issues arose while getting up to temp.
top of tank is at 168-170 and bottom is starting to move quickly, was at 75 just 5 mins ago(up fifteen degrees in last 2 hours)
got some pics i will update in awhile along with more info.
stay tuned lol
Sorry fellas, been crazy busy...
Tank took about 14 hours of burning (half loads) to get tank up to temp
Been working magnificently since..
I start 2 fires a day that's it! Start... Load... Close the door....
Waiting to hook up the Boilermate, and box in tank
Then I will be snugged up, lol just in time for spring
Got a couple pics I'll load up Sunday (working this weekend)