Oil Gun for DF520

Stoker Coal Boilers automatically feed the coal and have controls and pumps just like any conventions boiler. They are intended to be used as a primary heat and often have domestic hot water coils as an added bonus. They can be set up independently or in dual sytem with your existing oil/gas boiler. They can accommodate both hot water base board or steam plumbing.
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Razzler
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM DF520
Coal Size/Type: rice
Location: Northampton Pa.

Post Mon. May. 12, 2008 5:38 pm

I'm thinking of getting a DF520 and I have a Efm PK450. I would like to know if I buy a 520 if I can take tho oil gun off the 450 and install it on the 520? It's only 10 years old so I would like to use it as a back up. :gee: And hoo know oil mint go back to $1.50/gl some day... :funny: :yearight:

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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA

Post Mon. May. 12, 2008 6:28 pm

Yes, you can. You'll have to change the air tube assy and use a 1.5 gpm nozzle, but the rest is OK. You can have the cost of the Chassis assembly removed from the oil kit price, which includes the necessary items to have the oil burner option.
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Razzler
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Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM DF520
Coal Size/Type: rice
Location: Northampton Pa.

Post Mon. May. 12, 2008 7:43 pm

Thanks! Stoker-man Now the next step to hunt down a good 520 and get it up and running by next season ;)

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