Can you spot the defect?

Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: coalkirk On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:41 am

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This was in a home being rehabbed. Work was being done by some non-English speaking fellows from south of the border. At least they put in a shut off valve!
coalkirk
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: Poconoeagle On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:45 am

burners put in for suicide as opposed to heat??? :D
Poconoeagle
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Buckwalter & Co. , EFM520
Stove/Furnace Model: No. 28 Glenwood 1880, Alaska

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: coalkirk On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:47 am

I think maybe it's an automatic duct cleaning system. :lol:
coalkirk
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal


Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: Poconoeagle On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:49 am

un real what goes on out there. even with instruction sheets in 15 languages, doo-doo occurs if they dont know how to read!!

real clean install also :shock: classic hand prints :D
Poconoeagle
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Buckwalter & Co. , EFM520
Stove/Furnace Model: No. 28 Glenwood 1880, Alaska

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: JB Sparks On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:17 pm

Man, that is some sloppy workmanship. Hard to see but, is that valve in backwards?
JB Sparks
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Harman - Chubby
Stove/Furnace Model: Harman: SF160 - Chubby Sr.

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: 009to090 On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:30 pm

What a MESS!!! Don't they believe in cleaning off excess pipe dope? And the blue pipe dope should not be used on the PVC.
009to090
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520 HighBoy
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: DVC-500 x 2
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Rice

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: mr1precision On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:58 pm

Hey Moe...Larry! yuk yuk yuh...
mr1precision
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman-Anderson AA-130

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: coalkirk On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:58 pm

OK, for those who haven't noticed, the gas line is piped into the condensation drain for the A coil. If the gas is turned on, it will send gas through the entire duct system.
coalkirk
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: Poconoeagle On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:03 pm

it will automatically clean all the ducts of those pesky spiders..... ben-deck-ko!!!! 8-)
Poconoeagle
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Buckwalter & Co. , EFM520
Stove/Furnace Model: No. 28 Glenwood 1880, Alaska

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: Hambden Bob On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:07 pm

Best Ever ! What could go wrong ? Ohhh Mi Dios !
Hambden Bob
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Harman 1998 Magnum Stoker
Coal Size/Type: Rice-A-Roni !

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: rockwood On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:09 pm

Nice! What got connected to the burners? :shock: Let me guess...the little plastic plug is still in place on the gas valve assembly :roll:
rockwood
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Stokermatic coal furnace
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Rockwood Stoveworks Circulator
Baseburners & Antiques: Malleable/Monarch Range
Coal Size/Type: Soft coal: Lump and stoker (slack coal)

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: 009to090 On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:10 pm

I saw the pvc pipe for the A-frame condensation drain. Strange, that the gas would be connected alongside of it.... thinking..... thinking.... Nope, can't figure it out, must be some kind of new-fangled burner that I haven't seen yet :o
Now that you pointed it out, Yep, the gasline should be below, where it would normally be.
Duh, I questioned it, but missed it :mad:
009to090
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520 HighBoy
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: DVC-500 x 2
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Rice

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: coalkirk On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:11 pm

rockwood wrote:Nice! What got connected to the burners? :shock: Let me guess...the little plastic plug is still in place on the gas valve assembly :roll:


Yep.
coalkirk
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: rockwood On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:21 pm

coalkirk wrote:
rockwood wrote:Nice! What got connected to the burners? :shock: Let me guess...the little plastic plug is still in place on the gas valve assembly :roll:


Yep.

Incredible. I'll have to show this one to my HVAC buddy.
rockwood
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Stokermatic coal furnace
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Rockwood Stoveworks Circulator
Baseburners & Antiques: Malleable/Monarch Range
Coal Size/Type: Soft coal: Lump and stoker (slack coal)

Re: Can you spot the defect?

PostBy: coalkirk On: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:31 pm

Yea, that's some scary *censored*. I don't have a picture of it but a few years ago in another rehabbed house, I found a woodstove newly installed in a basement recreation room. The only problem was that there was only one chimney and it was used for a fireplace on the first floor. The wood stove vent pipe was connected to the ash dump for the fireplace. If a fire had been started, all the smoke and flame would have come out of the ash dump in the bottom of the fireplace. Again mexican "craftsmen."
coalkirk
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal