Recent EFM 350 Installation

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ben
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 350 with an S-20 pot (1966)
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Post Tue. Sep. 29, 2009 9:55 pm

Here are a couple of pictures on my recent 350 installation. This unit was just completed on Monday. This is a reconditioned unit I purchased from scrapper. I managed to deliver and set up the unit myself with friends. The efm website and printable manual were a great help. The unit was completed by my plumber.
The electric hot water heater is hooked up but it is not working it is just a back-up. I plan on running the boiler year round. The unit is heating a 1475 square foot Cape Cod house that had electric baseboard heat with a propane fireplace. Now there are two hot water zones one for each floor.
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2001Sierra
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Post Tue. Sep. 29, 2009 9:58 pm

Nice neat installation. Enjoy the savings and let the heat be with you! :D

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whistlenut
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Post Tue. Sep. 29, 2009 10:07 pm

Nice unit, nice installation.....many years of trouble-free, economical heat and hot water. Better say thanks for the dinosaurs...for making the coal layer happen......... a 'few centuries later'. Who knew! :shock: :idea: :P :?

Enjoy.....and scrap that electric resistance baseboard. With coal, it sure seems that what has gone around is coming back again. Kinda like a kid who thinks his parents are not too bright, then when he or she turns 40; realizes that they were pretty damned smart after all! Hopefully in time to relay that message to them before their time is up..... :idea:

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Post Wed. Sep. 30, 2009 5:30 am

Beautiful unit and nice plumbing.

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Freddy
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Post Wed. Sep. 30, 2009 5:54 am

Lookin' good! Thanks for sharing the pics.

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Post Wed. Oct. 26, 2016 10:08 am

I just found this thread!

Nice boiler and nice installation.

Mine came from Scrapper too.

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Post Wed. Oct. 26, 2016 10:14 am

Now we're talking! Looks great.

What did you use for radiation? Baseboards or cast radiators?

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lsayre
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Post Wed. Oct. 26, 2016 10:26 am

She looks mighty nice!

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Post Wed. Oct. 26, 2016 12:57 pm

Looks real nice, clean and neat. Enjoy!!

ben
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Post Wed. Oct. 26, 2016 2:12 pm

I went with the regular baseboard hot water aluminum fins. Two zones. It's amazing how quick it it heats up.
I do have 1 radiator in my small downstairs bathroom.

I had to rip out 1950's electric baseboard heat units what a mess. Some didn't work full of dust etc.

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