8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard Zoom

8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

SKU:103401080

Brand: Slant/Fin

Slant/Fin
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$145.95
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Specs

Length (Feet): 8 ft.
Height: 8-7/8"
Color: Nu-White enamel
Finish: Nu-White enamel
Model: Multi/Pak 80
Application: Heating
Depth (Inches): 3-1/2"
Type: Hydronic
BTU Output: 840-1030 per ft
Package Type: Includes Heating Element

Description for Slant/Fin 103401080

Multi/Pak 80 is the ideal choice for deluxe residential heating or for a broad range of light commercial heating requirements. With a choice of heating elements for hot water or steam systems, output ranges from 840 to 1030 Btuh (with 200+water temperature). It' s built with hefty brackets and an 18-gauge front panel.
Height: 8-7/8"
Depth: 3-1/2"
Package: With Heating Element

**Includes 2" Splice Plate

8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

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5.0

First time buyer @ Supply House

By glock-man

from Wyoming

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        Comments about 5 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

        We were extremely pleased with the products we purchased and also with the ease of installation. We will be buying more!

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        5.0

        Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

        By Chris

        from Parish, NY

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              Comments about 4 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

              These are really well built. So much so that it is best to pre-drill the mounting holes. Also, if you look at the $/BTU/linear foot, they really don't cost much more than the cheaper ones. I saw some reviews with comments about damage. They must have addressed that issue. These come really well packaged. And of course, the service is top-notch!

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              4.0

              Nice heating unit

              By Chrissey

              from South Dakota

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                    Comments about 3.5 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

                    Some shipping damage that could be repaired, now it has its first dent

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                    4.0

                    Fast delivery!

                    By OMC

                    from Nashwauk, minnesota

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                          Comments about 5 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

                          I was very pleased with the fast delivery time on this product.
                          My only complaint was the slight damage to a few of the heat transfer fins in the location of the support brackets. With a pair of needle nosed pliers I was able th straighten them.

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                          5.0

                          Exactly what I needed!

                          By ??

                          from Lafayette, Indiana

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                                Comments about 6 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

                                I have the this type of slant fin tube in my house currently so this fit in perfect with little effort. I would recommend using these heat runs in any construction. Just make sure you add the bleeders tp each run to eliminate the air in line.

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                                5.0

                                Easy install and good efficient heat

                                By Lar

                                from Waterbury, Vt.

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                                      Comments about 8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

                                      Matched existing Slant/Fin in remodeling project. Good fast heat.

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                                      5.0

                                      Multi Pakl 83 A baseboard

                                      By Brookeville Re-model

                                      from Brookeville, MD

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                                            Comments about 7 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

                                            We used this product along with other sizes to provide baseboard heating in our master bedroom, master bathroom and hall bathroom. All sizes work seamlessly together. The units come complete with everything you need except end caps and corner pieces. You order these separately. I was able to reduce the anmount of baseboard heater linear footage by 1/2 over my older units. Alsio, beacuse you get the whole system, it is extremely easy to install. The completed unit then works great. No effort at all!

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                                            5.0

                                            slant fin multipak 83/a

                                            By p-gray

                                            from l.i. new york

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                                                  Comments about 8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

                                                  most sturdy of all steel baseboards make it easier to install and adds to its high output appeal.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Very effective heating

                                                  By Jaro

                                                  from Bridgeview,IL

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                                                        Comments about 6 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

                                                        Produces great heat ditribution, good quality, used for hot water heating has good results

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                                                        5.0

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                                                        By Turbo

                                                        from Long Island, ny

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                                                              Comments about 6 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard:

                                                              Great baseboard easy install for do it yourselfer. Requires less Footage than other models and is a heavier gauge metal. Highly recommend.

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                                                              • 2 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                The engineering data stipulates the bottom of the 83a Multi Pak with the H-3 element should be installed 4" from the finished floor. Is this accurate? Can it be installed closer to the finished floor?
                                                                Asked on 1/20/2015 by H20 tech from Norfolk, va

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                                                                  A:

                                                                  it can but it will restrict the air flow & may warp the floors

                                                                  Answered on 1/21/2015 by Supplyhouse Staff from New York
                                                              • 4 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                Can I use this with steam?
                                                                Asked on 1/17/2015 by Krisnet55

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                                                                  No, these baseboards are for hydronic heat only. SupplyHouse.com does not sell any steam baseboards at this time.

                                                                  Answered on 1/29/2015 by SupplyHouse Staff from New York
                                                              • 8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                can I use this in an outside environment like in a crawl space
                                                                Asked on 1/16/2014 by kowboy from sterling hgts mi

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                                                                  I'm not a plumber, but I suppose you could as long as the temperature never goes below freezing.

                                                                  Answered on 1/17/2014 by Anonymous
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                                                                  I don't see why not. There's no moving parts. The exchanger is copper and
                                                                  aluminum I think. The cover is painted steel. Worst case the cover
                                                                  rusts? I'd be most concerned about insects and small rodents building
                                                                  nests inside and blocking the airflow. Maybe you could cover it in fine
                                                                  meshed hardware cloth (like chicken wire but much finer mesh), or raise
                                                                  snakes in the crawl space? :)

                                                                  Answered on 1/17/2014 by Anonymous
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                                                                  you can as long as your crawl space is insulated, i think of a crawl space as the area below a house with no basement , which usually has a dirt base, i wouldn't want you to go through that trouble and not get the results you hoped for

                                                                  Answered on 1/20/2014 by Anonymous
                                                              • 5 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                I currently have regular slant fin baseboard with 3/4" copper. Can I just remove the slant fin and replace it with the multi/pak 83a and get more heat. The water temp is about 190 degrees
                                                                Asked on 12/11/2013 by bill from west seneca n.y

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                                                                  Probably yes. Check the output of your current units, and match that against the output of the 83A units (BTUH per foot for each). If you don't know what type units you have then measure the size of the fins, count the number of fins per inch, go to the Slant-Fin website and look for a unit that has the same fin size and count as your existing, and then match that against the output of the 83A units.

                                                                  Answered on 12/11/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  Yes you should. Alternatively you can add some more radiator into the
                                                                  existing runs. Check out the datasheets at slantfin to get the btu per
                                                                  foot outputs

                                                                  Answered on 12/11/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  Sorry, I can't honestly answer that, if your old fins are dirty & damaged I would say yes but other than that I couldn't tell you if it would, however if you want more heat install more per baseboard in the room
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                                                                  Answered on 12/12/2013 by Anonymous
                                                              • 6 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                Does this product come with the H-3 ELEMENT or the H-1 Element
                                                                Asked on 10/28/2013 by Jason from United States

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                                                                  I think it has the H3
                                                                  http://www.simplyplumbing.com/slantfin-83a1.html

                                                                  Answered on 10/28/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  The Mult/Pak 83 comes with standard size H-3 fins which seem plenty adequate

                                                                  Answered on 10/28/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  This comes with 3/4" H-3 element.

                                                                  Answered on 10/28/2013 by OrionGuru from Lake Orion, MI
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                                                                  It includes the H-3 elements. H-1 elements are available separately, but not as part of a complete assembly with the cover.

                                                                  Answered on 11/1/2013 by PexSupply Staff from NY
                                                              • 8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                Should I run new 3/4 inch distribution line for these, or should I reduce to 1/2 inch between radiators (like the rest of my house, this is a separate zone)? And which PEX tubing do you recommend for the loop?
                                                                Asked on 8/12/2013 by brian from CA

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                                                                  I used 3/4" and it worked well
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                                                                  Answered on 8/12/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  My heating system is all 3/4". I upgraded in a couple of rooms to the high output in order to reduce the footage and gain more wall space in one room and to get a bit more heat into another room. I stayede with all 3/4". Used PEX and Sharkbite fittings where sweating was almost impossible. On the PEX: make sure it's heating grade, not plumbing grade.

                                                                  Answered on 8/12/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  yes, run 3/4.
                                                                  use any 3/4" barrier tubing
                                                                  :)

                                                                  Answered on 8/12/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  i would run 3/4" for the whole system, if you restricted as you say , some people my think that you would keep the hot water in the pipe longer hence more heat , but in reality it will also be longer to get back to furnace , you want to keep a constant flow for more efficient heating , i use copper pipe w/shark bite fittings hope this helps you

                                                                  Answered on 8/13/2013 by Anonymous
                                                              • 8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

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                                                                how do I connect multiple 8 footers together. planning to install 45 ft. in line.
                                                                Asked on 7/27/2013 by none from ohio

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                                                                  Regular plumbing solder. Then there's a flap to cover the junction.

                                                                  Answered on 7/27/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  designe to hook in series , i used the shark bite brand of coupling, a little expensive but simple & no mess , you will have to order end caps & corners as needed

                                                                  Answered on 7/29/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  Please see the installation manual:
                                                                  http://s3.pexsupply.com/manuals/***.****43/37342_PROD_FILE.pdf
                                                                  The heating elements are soldered together. One side of the heating
                                                                  element is flared into a copper female socket for soldering. The other is
                                                                  regular copper pipe. Please see page 10 of the manual.
                                                                  If you are asking about connecting the covers to one another, you will need
                                                                  splicing pieces available from PexSupply. Please see pages 12 and 13 of
                                                                  the manual to understand how they work.

                                                                  Answered on 7/28/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  each unit comes with a 2" splice kit, connect the copper and you are good to go

                                                                  Answered on 7/29/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  It's a splice. I bought these years ago. I think each came with the splice. Better ask Pex.

                                                                  Answered on 7/30/2013 by Anonymous
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                                                                  Splice plates, which can be used to cover the connections between covers, are included with Multi/Pak 80 Series baseboards that are 5-feet and longer. They can be purchased separately for shorter units as part 103432000. To cover larger gaps, you can use 7" (part 103416000) or 14" (part 103415000) filler sleeves.

                                                                  Answered on 8/5/2013 by PexSupply Staff from NY
                                                              • 4 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                Just to be clear, the 4ft. multi/pak 83A baseboard does come with the heat element? All I would have to purchase additionally for this to be fully assembled are the end caps correct? But besides the end caps the mulit/pak comes with everything else that it needs to provide heat efficiently once connected?
                                                                Asked on 11/4/2012 by Niq from Brooklyn, NY

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                                                                  Yes, it says right on the page that it includes the heating element.
                                                                  Order your end caps online. I figured I would buy them later locally but
                                                                  ended up needing them in a hurry and they were way more expensive and hard
                                                                  to find locally.

                                                                  Answered on 11/4/2012 by Anonymous
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                                                                  yes, you are good to go when you order the end cap hardware additionally.

                                                                  Answered on 11/4/2012 by Anonymous
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                                                                  Yes, it comes complete with the heating element.

                                                                  Answered on 11/4/2012 by Anonymous
                                                              • 8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                How far from the finished wall do i need to rough in the pex to be in the right location for the multipakbaseboard ?
                                                                Asked on 10/21/2012 by Anonymous

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                                                                  A:

                                                                  1.75" from the finished wall is where the center of the hole should be.

                                                                  Answered on 10/21/2012 by Anonymous
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                                                                  I can't remember the figures, but it should be clear from the drawings
                                                                  included in the spec. for the base board. It is somewhat flexible, as the
                                                                  housing is not rigidly coupled to the heat exchanger. The spec should
                                                                  indicate the tolerances.
                                                                  Or... just lay a unit up against the wall, and wiggle the end of the heat
                                                                  exchanger around, and you can measure the range of clearance that will work.

                                                                  Answered on 10/21/2012 by Anonymous
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                                                                  1 & 3/4" from the sheetrock to the center of the pex pipe coming up thru
                                                                  the floor.

                                                                  Answered on 10/21/2012 by Anonymous
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                                                                  1" off the wall should be fine if you are using 3/4" pex.

                                                                  Answered on 10/22/2012 by Anonymous
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                                                                  It is an 1 9/16" to center of the pipe from the face of the wall for a floor hole. It is 3 1/2" from the finished floor to center on the wall penitration. All holes must be at least a 1/2" bigger than the outside diameter of the pipe you are using. If you are using pex, this is especially critical. Avoid contact of the pex to any sub floor or structure. If there is contact, you will hear creaking as the tube gets hot an cools down. We recommend all penitrations be piped in copper and the pex connection is made below the floor system or within the wall so that expansion and contraction is not an issue and is properly compensated for.
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                                                                  Answered on 10/22/2012 by Anonymous
                                                              • 8 ft. Multi/Pak 83A Baseboard

                                                                Q:

                                                                How many are included in the pack?
                                                                Asked on 7/16/2012 by T660 from Remodeling a home in VT

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                                                                  A:

                                                                  Even though the baseboards are named "Multi/Pak," they only include a single baseboard. The name comes from the fact that they work with multiple elements.

                                                                  Answered on 7/16/2012 by PexSupply Staff from NY
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                                                                  A:

                                                                  Even though the baseboards are named "Multi/Pak," they only include a single baseboard. The name is a result of the fact that they work with multiple elements.

                                                                  Answered on 7/16/2012 by PexSupply Staff from NY
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