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by SlimJim
Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:15 am
Forum: General Outdoor Boiler Discussion
Topic: Tankless water heater
Replies: 3
Views: 8535

Re: Tankless water heater

When you say tankless, to me that means a coil that goes into your oil or gas boiler, if you are referring to a gas or electric wall hung, yes it can be done but be sure when you buy it that it will be ok to preheat the water, some wall hung units will not modulate the fuel and preheated water can d...
by SlimJim
Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:18 am
Forum: General Outdoor Boiler Discussion
Topic: Anyone read or respond anymore?
Replies: 10
Views: 2694

Re: Anyone read or respond anymore?

Were still here, oil is at $35 per barrel, so stove sales are very slow, fewer newbies needing help!
by SlimJim
Sun Nov 15, 2015 5:31 am
Forum: General Outdoor Boiler Discussion
Topic: Hot water in house moving by convection not with the pump
Replies: 6
Views: 2201

Re: Hot water in house moving by convection not with the pump

What you have is known as ghost flow, you may have a flow check that is leaking by allowing hot water to rise to the house and cool water will return, check the flow checks and if they are ok, try installing a heat trap in the piping, a heat trap is simply a drop in the supply side of the piping of ...
by SlimJim
Thu Nov 05, 2015 5:13 am
Forum: General Outdoor Boiler Discussion
Topic: need some help deciding on bl 28-40
Replies: 5
Views: 1690

Re: need some help deciding on bl 28-40

He won't unless it's used or it is strictly for commercial use!
by SlimJim
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:40 am
Forum: General Outdoor Boiler Discussion
Topic: Water in the ash pan chamber
Replies: 6
Views: 1747

Re: Water in the ash pan chamber

Have you lost any water?
by SlimJim
Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:52 am
Forum: General Outdoor Boiler Discussion
Topic: Rehau Piping - thoughts?
Replies: 9
Views: 2503

Re: Rehau Piping - thoughts?

That's weird because one of the other members sent me a sample of it to compare to my Logstor and it was 1 inch nominal ( outside )
by SlimJim
Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: General Outdoor Boiler Discussion
Topic: Slowly but surely
Replies: 7
Views: 2135

Re: Slowly but surely

Think about this before you drop it in the ground 4 feet deep, our frost here in Maine typically goes 3 feet deep, if you go below the frost line then the frost heaves, it will move your pipe with it, there is a good chance that this will damage the pipe and allow water into the drain tile, being th...
by SlimJim
Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:18 am
Forum: General Outdoor Boiler Discussion
Topic: Security Chimney - compatible with other brands?
Replies: 6
Views: 1827

Re: Security Chimney - compatible with other brands?

I have been there before, security does not interchange with selkirk
by SlimJim
Sat Jul 25, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: Forsale / Wanted to buy
Topic: Used Portage and Main B-L 34-44
Replies: 3
Views: 3016

Re: Used Portage and Main B-L 34-44

It was a great deal!
by SlimJim
Wed Jul 22, 2015 4:29 am
Forum: Forsale / Wanted to buy
Topic: Used Portage and Main B-L 34-44
Replies: 3
Views: 3016

Re: Used Portage and Main B-L 34-44

Now sold!