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    Ugly 1 (11 Posts)

  • Paul Pollets Paul Pollets @ 7:45 PM
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    Ugly 1

    SlantFin boiler, c 1962, had no isolation valves, no air elimination, no LWCO or manual reset high limit; 9 zone valves and a 26-64 pump (pumping towards the exp. tank) with 100 ft of baseboard. We offered a replacement boiler and repipe, but were told "it was too expensive".  Notice the lighters on top of the boiler...the pilot wasn't working and the boiler had to be lit manually for each cycle. Ugly.
  • billtwocase billtwocase @ 10:08 PM
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    fine example

    of someone with a lot of time on their hands, a lot of fittings and pipe, and no concept of piping. Looks like late 70's, early 80 Malibu
  • Scott Scott @ 6:17 AM
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    UGLY 2

    This was down in a crawl space where you had to STAND on the boiler to get down and service it... Ugly indeed.
    This post was edited by an admin on October 19, 2010 6:18 AM.
  • Jean-David Beyer Jean-David Beyer @ 8:51 AM
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    Gives me nightmares.

    Some nightmares I have involve claustophobic situations where I can get into a tight spot and cannot get out again. I often wake up screaming from those.

    That system would be one of them, and I would be awake. I can just imagine being down there and it starts on fire, or putting out too much CO and I could not get out. And instead of waking up, ...
  • Paul Pollets Paul Pollets @ 6:17 PM
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    Wow!!!

    Very Ugly, indeed!
  • tim smith tim smith @ 10:09 PM
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    Paul, re: your pic

    Oh, my heart skipped a beat. I thought I saw a Reed Wright sticker on there:). Must have been Buzzs. hahaha.
  • Paul Pollets Paul Pollets @ 10:15 PM
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    Stickered

    this machine had no sticker. your company doesn't do this kind of work...no worry!!
  • tim smith tim smith @ 8:31 AM
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    Re: ugly Paul

    Oh, I know we did not install Paul, just messin around. We do have service stickers on some of the fugliest ones around Seattle. I just don't have pics of them. Wish I did. Tim
  • David Sutton David Sutton @ 7:36 AM
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    ugly

    sends chills up my spine , when you think soneone looked at it and said " Look what i did , what a great job "
  • Akaur Akaur @ 2:51 PM
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    Boiler without Clothes ??

    An old H.B. Smith Boiler.
  • Charlie from wmass Charlie from wmass @ 4:47 PM
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    not ugly at all

    In fact that boilers really hot. No I mean that it must be 200 degrees in that boiler room. Nice leak off the supply. Good thing it rusted shut after only 20 years of dripping.
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