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Thanks. Will pick up a proper gauge and T...

Thanks. Will pick up a proper gauge and T connector. The steam valve has a tag on it and seems to be this one so think I'm good.

The valve is a Watts #315 Steam Safety Relief Valve with a 15psi...
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I see what you're saying. Those drain valves look...

I see what you're saying. Those drain valves look like they've been on there awhile and I'd be nervous about trying to remove and potentially cracking something important. Perhaps R. Beck will chime...
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Hi Furd, More photos attached. I don't...

Hi Furd,

More photos attached. I don't really see any ports where I might be able to put a garden hose in but I'm assuming you mean it would be with the garden hose turned on in order to move...
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Thanks. I had some luck and was able to clear the...

Thanks. I had some luck and was able to clear the upper drain with a small pike snake and that is now flowing fully. How much of the water should I drain? At this point, I just drained until water...
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Thanks Furd. I'll likely end up calling someone...

Thanks Furd. I'll likely end up calling someone to clean this out but if I did attempt to give this a go, which pipes would have to be removed? Could I just try snaking or replacing the two circled...
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Where to drain a boiler. Drain valve vs LWCO

I have an old steam boiler that I'd like to drain. Over the winter I had to replace a number of new Varivalve vents that are continually getting clogged and it was suggested by my local plumbing...
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