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Water filter
« on: January 27, 2020, 07:52:13 PM »

What type of water filter do you guys use ?
On the wood boiler side.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2020, 08:45:06 PM »

No water filter used here.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2020, 09:26:13 PM »

No water filter here, either.  I'd imagine most regular filters would add too much head to the flow and breakdown in the heat.  A spindown filter would probably not work so well, either. 
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2020, 10:36:28 PM »

These are the best I have seen. https://www.boilermag.com/na/products/residential/

Too expensive for most people to want though.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2020, 03:19:32 AM »

None for me.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2020, 07:26:27 AM »

A lot of people use Ruscoís. Personally all I have on mine is a wye strainer, which Iíve never found anything in it.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2020, 07:41:30 AM »

I've had a couple Taco pump impellers disintegrate last year. Kind of wish I had a wye strainer to capture the pieces rather than wonder where they ended up.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2020, 02:28:28 PM »

Yeah I just run a wye strainer and clean it start of the season never really had much after first season.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2020, 07:00:56 AM »

Wye strainer for me too.  Found a few little tiny pieces of stuff after the first year but nothing since.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2020, 07:13:31 PM »

Thinking of adding a filter but it seems the need is questionable??
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #10 on: June 08, 2020, 08:35:33 AM »

None for me either, just a wye strainer which is always clear when I check it annually. I think your stove and piping along with treatment will determine the need for a filter, stainless stoves with barrier pex and proper treatment should never have any buildup to speak of but any mild steel system with plumbing pex will be more susceptible.
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Re: Water filter
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2020, 04:25:05 PM »

Just a wye strainer cleaned once a year.
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