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Gas pipe to a Worcester System 24i boiler - nice job

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by smarriott, 6 May 2009.

  1. dextrous

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    He should have asked, or at least thrown a T-shirt over it so you wouldn't notice :LOL:
     
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    he should have chased it into the wall in 10mm

    just be sure to sweep the bends
     
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    8mm and he'd have been able to bury it in the mortar joints.
     
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    this is true

    polish it up and you could make it into a lovely decorative feature, perhaps looping it to spell your favourite saint
     
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    Or use 28mm in a zigzag ladder frame to allow burglar bill to climb up and dismantle it safely from the top and work his way down. HSE applies to everyone you know!

    But we digress.
     
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    I would do the pipe this way if it were my house.
    The choice of a 24i, being the cheapest possible option to get a WB, usually indicates cutting corners ether by the installer promoting the boiler, or the householder trying to get the cheapest deal possible.
    Count yourself lucky he didn't undersize the pipe.
     
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    Transpires there was a 22mm feed into the airing cupboard anyway [hate to say I told him so but I did], he just couldn't be bothered to lift the floor boards to find out.

    What up with a WB boiler anyway?
     
  9. the 24i is the bottom of the range job. A bit like a one litre corsa-underpowered and poor quality.
     
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    how can you say that a 80,000 btu boiler is under powered?

    the property size or heating demand, has not been stated yet.


    nout wrong with WB IMO.
     
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    WB in itself is fine, but like dm mentioned, the 24i is the cheapest of the cheap and will not give an impressive performance.
     
  13. 24 KW will run a pretty poor shower on a cold winters day or take a bloody long time to fill a bath. Performance costs and like I said this is the bottom of the range boiler, better than some (such as Heatline, Ferrolli, etc) but nothing impressive by any means.
     
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    the 24i is a system boiler!

    where has it been said that its a 24i junior (combi) :?:
     
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    There's a clue in the title of the thread freeflow :rolleyes:

    I was wondering about the need for 28mm copper pipe.
     
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    whats behind the meter box?

    could he come internal and run up the inside wall?

    i have explained a similar job to this got the ok to do it then had the punter moan they dont like it.
     
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    gas supply from meter box should only exit from bottom of meter housing, thats why it has a knock-out. Top or side is not acceptable.
     
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