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    The Road To Hell is Paved With Good Intentions

    Went to a church to try and get their steam boiler running. The usual story, no money, depending on volunteers, etc. They had a hot water tank put in by a friend of a friend a little while ago.



    I'm not a fan of immediately reducing the flue, and it should be 4" due to the distance.

    As I gaze up 15' or so into the ceiling it does this:



    The pic is a little hard to see (sorry) but the pipe goes up 15' or so, elbows for a few feet, then elbows DOWN into a chimney pipe. Of course, the draft was a bit off.

    They know about it, someone is coming by to turn the tee around to the bottom and rework it so it can be connected properly.
    Good? Bad? I'm the guy with the gun.

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    " The road to hell is paved with good intentions" I must have heard that a million times growing up from my dad. Never heard it from anybody else though, thanks for making me think of him.
    "Paddle faster, I hear banjo music"

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    Liberals seem to have good intentions, where are they headed???

    Oh, I'm sorry this should have ben in ARP. Just couldn't resist.
    Those who dance, appear insane to those who do not hear the music.
    Those who believe, appear ignorant to those who do not know God.

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    Twilli says what did you do?
    No Heat No Cool You need Action Fast

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    I wrote it up, they signed off that they knew it was improper.
    Good? Bad? I'm the guy with the gun.

    Statements made by me are strictly my opinions and do not reflect the opinions of my employer. I am not authorized to make any official statements on behalf of my employer.
    Any technical advice offered by me is for educational purposes only, all HVAC related repairs should only be attempted by qualified personnel.

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