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Topic # 223190 18-Sep-2017 11:26
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I am looking at removing the wood burner in my lounge that has a wetback connected to the hot water cylinder.

 

My question is, when removing the wetback, can I just run a pipe between the outlet and inlet of the hot water cylinder, creating a short loop that replaced the wetback plumbing? Or, can I simply cap the outlet from the hot water cylinder?

 

The cylinder is from the 70's and I estimate the same for the burner, if that make a difference. There is no way of shutting off the wet back piping that I can see.


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  Reply # 1867977 18-Sep-2017 11:58
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Just screw in a couple of bungs into the HW cylinder. (You may want to drain it first)





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  Reply # 1867979 18-Sep-2017 12:02
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Thanks for the reply. That's easy then.

 

 


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  Reply # 1867982 18-Sep-2017 12:06
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Yep. Don't bung the pipes from the wetback though. You might have an explosion.





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  Reply # 1867984 18-Sep-2017 12:07
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Nope, wood burner is coming completely out and hopefully sold, so won't be used.


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