The wood boiler is completely plumbed now on the storage side–have not wired anything yet. But I’m having trouble with leaks. I used the air compressor to look for leaks and found a couple of places that I had forgotten to tighten. They were easy fixes.
These two were taken apart, re-sealed with pipe dope and reconnected twice–and they still leak. Figure I stripped the threads by over-tightening so I’m ordering new hex type nipples. I like those better than close nipples.

Cold Side Leak

Hot Side Leak

Hot side leak

Cold Side Leak

I would think the leaks were because of the stove-side pipe connections but none of the plugs on other stove outlets leak like this. Hopefully these leaks can be repaired and I can replace the air in the system with water.

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