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Posted Fri Mar 15, 2013, 9:43am
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It sounds like they didn't drain the boiler before shipping it.  There's a possibility the boiler cracked (the water inside froze causing the boiler to split).

 
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Posted Fri Mar 15, 2013, 10:08am
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I think there is nothing wrong with drying it out and trying it. Use a kitchen grounded outlet so you can tell right away if there is a short.

 
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Posted Fri Mar 15, 2013, 10:16am
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thank you. yea the steam wand was not shut when i opened it. do i have anything to worry about with the black grime? my guess is thats the insulation from the boiler
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Posted Fri Mar 15, 2013, 11:07am
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My insulation crumbled when touched.  If that is what it is that is nothing to worry about... the water is though....

 
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