Seven wrote:I'm in the process of isntallig the 520 w/o oil kit. I have had great help from the board members over the last several days and it is greatly appreciated. The quick answers you guys have provided have kept me in the basement working rather than searching for answers!
The goal is to use the same flue for the existing oil burner and new-to-me 520. This will be a manual switching process where the electronics will be done with switches and the water with manual valves. The dillema I have is the flue pipe. My concern is making as simple as possible for my wife to switch in the case there is a fire-out situation and I'm out of town. I can put together a cheat sheet with pictures, directions and labels for the controls and the hot water. I would like to avoid asking her to manually move the flue pipe.
Is there a right way, safe way, to plumb the flue pipe into the thimble for both systems with the expectation that they will not be run at the same time? I can certainly put them together but what about the Barametric damper; Can there be two in the system (don't think so)? Should I use one and have different adjustment settings for the boiler that is in operation? If yes then where should the damper be located in the system?
Roger, why not just make a cheat sheet on how to relight the 520 ?? They really are not that hard to start. After all, you do it right ???
I taught my nephew in 1 night. He in turn showed his girlfriend.
Get your re-starter kit (s) ready before you leave.