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autotech57068

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Hello from S Dakota
« on: January 20, 2016, 08:15:39 pm »
Hi, Just joined. Going to be putting together a WMO fueled hydronic system in a shop I am building this summer. I have picked up a Buderus G115 boiler used and plan to use a converted beckett burner either in siphon or metering pump style. Will be snooping around here for info and ideas.

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Re: Hello from S Dakota
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2016, 10:26:16 pm »
Glad you stopped by.  Hopefully you find some of the info out here useful.

Nice score on the Buderus.  Check out Dougs post of his Buderus convertion:
http://wasteoilheaterforum.com/index.php?topic=102.0

Good luck with your project and let us know how it goes.


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Re: Hello from S Dakota
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2016, 07:58:48 am »
I see that most places reccommend starting with a Beckett AFG. The boiler came with a Model "A" "AF" I am not sure what the difference between an A, AF, and AFG is?? I also have a "AFII 150" but have read that is not a good style of gun to use

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Re: Hello from S Dakota
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2016, 12:37:17 pm »
I am not sure about that myself, but I did find this from another site:

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If it has a AF burner it will probably be a little less efficient furnace. But the AF is necessary for the design of that particular heat exchanger. Most warm air furnaces that have an AF burner, have a refractory combustion chamber and require a slight negative draft in the chamber area. Not necessarily so with the AFG.
That does not mean either is inferior, just different.