Coalbrokdale wrote:The manual says 36" from the hopper to the wall. Could I have my gas boiler setting next to the VF3 hopper as log as the hopper is a total of 36" away from the wall? Meaning the hopper is 40" from the wall but the Gas boiler is in between VF3K and the wall. Gas boiler is still with in it's recomended clearances.
The clearances for the hopper are so you can fill it easily and/or work on it and/or the stoker, so it is not really a combustion issue. Your gas boiler is non-combustible so it would be a non-issue. My coal and oil boiler are about 1' apart.