A hacksaw blade and cut around it until it loosens.
Trying to flush a radiator with no flow to it is also futile !
If there is no flow to the rads then adding any cleaner is pointless.
Disconnect rads and check there is a good flow from both pipes.
Compare the sum of your radiators total output with the boiler output. Then compare it with the heat loss.
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I still see a couple of ODY 3 with D42's on my travels.
Was it a downfiring "Pathfinder" Bob ??
With enough heat it will fall out !! But need some paint after .
That is one hell of a run for a 2.4 kw load on 8mm.....!6 to 20 m.
The rule of thumb on site we used for 8mm was ( 8000 btu max with 20ft run of...
Is this copper pipe how long is the run of 8mm + any elbows ??
It would take me a liesurely 3 hours to drain and remove back to the builders opening....But l have done hundreds.
Is this the model with a "Post purge" pcb ?
If it is microbore then definitely 2 pipe.
The other rad is only piped T B S E for wall space.
Who will probably tell you that you need a plumber to replace the element.
If they are old and stiff / crusty...and not been moved for years , It is almost guaranteed to leak afterwards.
The only ones I never change are...
They say 5 years for L/Life flexis. But same as any hose I swap when needed. From HWOS
I don't change braided ones every year either unless...
Who the fook is going to stand in front of the pipe.??
The pipe will still have water in it so an explosive decompression will not occur....This...
If you have any totally blocked pipes, connect each pipe to a foot pump and try that.
It makes far less mess if something blows, as you have only...
One side flow and t'other return .
Yes ! If it is the size required by MI.
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