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Forum Categories => Steam Engines => Topic started by: AUSDOK on 08 June, 2021, 07:33:53 am

Title: Jacko boiler
Post by: AUSDOK on 08 June, 2021, 07:33:53 am
Hi I am looking at obtaining a Jacko boiler , there are 2 on the property and as usual they worked until they where put there 40 or so years ago. what should I be looking out for before I make a decision on whether or not to get one. Regards Rudy 
Title: Re: Jacko boiler
Post by: AUSDOK on 09 June, 2021, 12:18:37 pm
Had a look at a couple of Jacko boilers .they are basket cases but have all the fittings. If anybody knows of where I can get a good body please let me know.  Regards Rudy
Title: Re: Jacko boiler
Post by: AUSDOK on 20 June, 2021, 06:35:28 pm
Found a jackothat looks ok. Pressure tested at 50 psi for 10 min with no leaks. Will need to rebuild  the base as rust beat me to it.will need toget the other 2 basket cases s for parts.
Title: Re: Jacko boiler
Post by: cobbadog on 20 June, 2021, 09:13:10 pm
Well done Rudy. Hope to see how they fix up.