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  1. Vinod

    Vinod New Member

    Hello All,

    Anyone have any recommendations for a replacement for the below tank.

    Cheers




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  2. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Depends on water pressure either an unvented cylinder or a normal tank feed cylinder
     
  3. Last Plumber

    Last Plumber Plumber GSR

    What is it coated in?
     
  4. Vinod

    Vinod New Member

    no gas only electric in this flat. They have economy 7
    Thinking a direct combination economy 7 cylinder
     
  5. Vinod

    Vinod New Member

    no idea of the coating last plumber
    flats were made in the 60's
     
  6. Last Plumber

    Last Plumber Plumber GSR

    It made me think asbestos when I saw it !
    It may just be that the look reminded me of Boilers lagged in pig muck. It may be something completely innocent. Worth a mention though.
     
  7. Vinod

    Vinod New Member

    It did cross my mind that it may be asbestos. Will have a closer inspection.
    Thanks
     
  8. wiggers

    wiggers Plumber

    Looks like an elson?
     
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  9. deg

    deg Member

    Elson unit as mentioned above. Covered in insulation then hardboard. E7 combination unit or unvented. I'm guessing your hot water pressure is quite bad?
     
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