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Author Topic: Vent pipe and float  (Read 2136 times)

dieselpolaris

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Vent pipe and float
« on: October 09, 2015, 10:14:55 AM »

What size vent pipe do you guys recommend using and does anyone have any suggestions for a float? Thinking it be nice to have so one can easily check boiler water level. Thanks!
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Re: Vent pipe and float
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2015, 01:17:38 PM »

Used 1 pipe on all mine for a vent. An old brass toilet bowl float would work well if you can find one, would have to be in boiler though before welding water jacket shut.
« Last Edit: October 09, 2015, 09:39:26 PM by mlappin »
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Re: Vent pipe and float
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2015, 06:12:45 PM »

My Ridgewood has a 1" vent and a sight glass to show water level.
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