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Old 06-29-2020, 06:04 PM   #31 (permalink)
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The fuel tank is too big. When running in the past I've just kept a close eye on it. When it stopped I would turn off the gas. At this point the boiler would be out of water. As far as I can tell, there's been no damage to the boiler from this.

As I was saying, the fuel tank is too big. Rather than make a new one, I'm just going to displace some of the volume. I drilled a hole in each side and soldered a 1/4 inch bar in place. The holes were countersunk to give space for solder after sanding the joint flush. Also more painting.
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