You may remember the other night I also pressure tested the heating system... it kept 3 bar in for a couple of hours without problem but I also left it over-night for good measure as Thursday was the planned installation date for the Thermo Top C.
I will try not to be overly critical here and whilst it IS now up and running, it was not all plain sailing. The chap was an hour late to start with - ok so traffic CAN be a pain sometimes but a phone call at the due time would have been nice. On arrival, it was announced we'd need to be on shore power in order for them to "weld" the bracket to the side of the hull - which of course we're not. He already knew this from our previous conversation... SO, instead, a piece of board was scavenged from my pile of
In the process, another board originally installed by the builder using silicone was knocked off and is still hanging waiting for me to stick it back on.
ALSO a bit crappy, is the temporary method of holding up the pipes as can be seen here:
to be fair though, it might have been replaced with something more secure as I took that photo during a coffee break...I'll have a look tomorrow night and report back.
At least the header tank doesn't look TOO bad:
When it came time to fill the system up, it also transpired they'd forgotten to bring any anti-freeze which necessitated a trip into town for me. I was sent to buy 20 litres of either blue or pink stuff (glycol or Oat) - Halfords only had the blue stuff in 2 litre bottles at 11.99 each so I opted for the pink instead.