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Paul Ainsworth21/03/2019 12:24:20
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That's my first boiler finished and hydro tested; mistakes made and learnt from, now for the second one (fittings are in loose).

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Bill Chugg21/03/2019 14:05:53
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Fine job - similar to Tubal Cain boiler for Polly I made.

I used 15mm plumbing pipe for flue and fitted a coupler at the top end with about 12mm protruding.

This allows the chimney to be easily replaced if it gets dented / knocked.

Bill

 

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Edited By Bill Chugg on 21/03/2019 14:20:04

Paul Ainsworth22/03/2019 10:03:14
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I like the chimney idea Bill, I'll pinch it for the next one.

Bill Chugg22/03/2019 11:08:49
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Posted by Paul Ainsworth on 22/03/2019 10:03:14:

I like the chimney idea Bill, I'll pinch it for the next one.

Hi Paul - pleased that was of interest.

12mm should read 6mm and I used an ordinary end feed coupler that I silvered onto the pipe first with stage one solder then used stage 2 for the rest.

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