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03-04-20, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Handy_man32

I just donít know why they would sell the 7k and...

I just donít know why they would sell the 7k and 15k indoor units as a package with one condenser if it cant run properly with only the 7k unit running by itself. I planned on putting a condenser on...
03-03-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Handy_man32

Thanks for the reply Grady. Yes, I was looking...

Thanks for the reply Grady. Yes, I was looking into the LG multi flex units. I guess putting a big evaporator mixed with small ones on two separate floors of the house is a no go. It never dawned on...
03-03-20, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Handy_man32

Multi zone mini splits on one condenser

Hello all. Quick question that perhaps someone can help me with. Im looking to put 3 indoor units on one side of my house. 15k btu downstairs, 7k and 9k btu units in two bedrooms upstairs. I...
01-18-19, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Handy_man32

Its hard to tell what is causing your issue...

Its hard to tell what is causing your issue without looking at it. My guess is that the wired you capped off were feeding other areas of the home. Circuits are like a chain. If you break the chain...
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Posted By Handy_man32

Shouldnt be an issue at all. I would still change...

Shouldnt be an issue at all. I would still change the oil and filter. the atf doesnt have the viscosity of motor oil.
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Views: 805
Posted By Handy_man32

Thanks. I planned to put the felt filter at the...

Thanks. I planned to put the felt filter at the tank and the spin on right before the burner. Ends up that the valve on the tank is a make flare. Oil linecis buried in the concrete. I need to order...
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Views: 1,956
Posted By Handy_man32

I should also mention that a liner makes a...

I should also mention that a liner makes a difference if chimney is interior or exterior. Most chimneys around me are exterior.
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Posted By Handy_man32

every wood stove I have done I have lined the...

every wood stove I have done I have lined the chimney with a stainless liner. Around here fireplace clay flu is generally 12x12 which is way too big. My neighbor runs his wood stove into a12x12 clay...
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Posted By Handy_man32

I just assumed you can downsizee to a 6 inch...

I just assumed you can downsizee to a 6 inch liner going up the chimney. I have done a bunch of wood stoves (for myself and friends). Generally you have a problem if you are using the clay flu. My...
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Views: 1,956
Posted By Handy_man32

I have a 6Ē liner now that would work for the...

I have a 6Ē liner now that would work for the weil mclain. If I redo the boiler I would want to pipe it with a promary/secondary loop with an electronic valve that adjusts based on supply/return...
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Views: 1,956
Posted By Handy_man32

Just saw on the thermodynamics website that the...

Just saw on the thermodynamics website that the S110 which is listed with the .85 nozzle has the same water capacity as the SS125-S150. I dont know.... I see a new weil mclain boiler in my near...
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Posted By Handy_man32

I thought the same thing. First thing I did was...

I thought the same thing. First thing I did was look at the dimensions of each boiler. The only difference is the water capacity. That kind of has me baffled. LOL next tune up maybe I will mention it...
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Posted By Handy_man32

I ran it past them and they said 1.0 is the...

I ran it past them and they said 1.0 is the smallest recommended nozzle. There was a .85 in there when I bought the house and my boiler guy did catch that a 1.0 was the smallest recommended and...
01-12-19, 12:36 PM
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Views: 1,564
Posted By Handy_man32

cool. Thats some good info. I always thought the...

cool. Thats some good info. I always thought the ground was undersized.



it should also be noted that the NEC allows the next size up for the breaker. A 55 amp breaker is not common. So if...
01-12-19, 10:09 AM
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Posted By Handy_man32

National electric codes are in place for a...

National electric codes are in place for a reason. An 8 gauge ground is correct. My sub currently has 6-3 with a 10 gauge ground only because I couldnt find 6-3 with a 8 gauge ground. Is what it...
01-12-19, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Handy_man32

Will it work? Answer is yes. Is it the right type...

Will it work? Answer is yes. Is it the right type of cable? NO. Its such a short run why not go buy the right cable? A short legth of 6-3 NM-b with a ground from the local big box store will only be...
01-12-19, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Handy_man32

Against the rules. Switch to Nm-b cable is its...

Against the rules. Switch to Nm-b cable is its all inside. How far of a run?
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Posted By Handy_man32

So I contacted thermodynamics and sent them the...

So I contacted thermodynamics and sent them the pics. They said based on that service tag the boiler is a S125/S150 series and the size of the nozzle determines how its referred to. There is a 1.0...
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Posted By Handy_man32

Ok sounds like some great advice here. It appears...

Ok sounds like some great advice here. It appears to be the original tank which means its 30 years old. Looks good condition on the outside, but who knows about the inside. I plan to replace the tank...
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Views: 1,956
Posted By Handy_man32

Im trying to figure out how to upload better...

Im trying to figure out how to upload better quality pics. They look great on my phone until i upload them
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Views: 1,956
Posted By Handy_man32

These are the only identifying tags on the...

These are the only identifying tags on the boiler. The serial number box is empty. I donít have any paperwork on this boiler. The tag lists the specs for S125, S135, S150.
Forum: Water Heaters
01-10-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Handy_man32

keep an eye out for deals and depending where you...

keep an eye out for deals and depending where you are located there may be a significant rebate from your utility company. I recently ditched my tankless coil on my oil fired boiler and replaced it...
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Views: 805
Posted By Handy_man32

Im just trying to figure out the best setup. I...

Im just trying to figure out the best setup. I have gotten few different recommendations from professionals. How do I know which one to listen to?
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By Handy_man32

Thanks for that info. To be honest with you I...

Thanks for that info. To be honest with you I really donít know which model I have. There is no tag on the boiler itself. The only decal on the boiler itself is the service tag for initial...
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Views: 805
Posted By Handy_man32

Only had a serious issue one time when the tank...

Only had a serious issue one time when the tank was ran extremely low. The other times there was only a little bit of an issue. Boiler guy says the spinon filters donít work well with a gravity fed...
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