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I think i found my answer. THANK YOU...

I think i found my answer.

THANK YOU STEAMBOY....

I will try the Danfoss Valves on the 1st floor room with the thermostat and turn it all the way to lowest so it heats up super slow.

Im...
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I have a 1 pipe steam system with 2 main lines...

I have a 1 pipe steam system with 2 main lines from the boiler. Both of the main lines have big mouth vents on the ends. yES, both the downstairs and upstairs radiators are tied to the main...
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Steam boiler lines: am I over venting ?

I have a steam boiler that has 2 main runs. Each main is about 30-40 feet to the end. On the end of each main has a 3/4 nipple with a big mouth vent on each. Im thinking about making an antler...
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spoTt so usually each main line has 1 vent? I...

spoTt so usually each main line has 1 vent? I found my first vent. I wonder where my other is. Im gonna change both of them to BIG MOUTH vents in the sPRING time. Not now in case i mess something...
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both of you are helping me and i appreciate so...

both of you are helping me and i appreciate so much im geetting this for free! :D :D:D

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!


Im gonna think where i can move it. MAybe up to the hall way right on the upstairs...
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I read your whole response SPOTT... This is...

I read your whole response SPOTT... This is the picture so its clearer.

BTW GUYS. I have 3 radiators upstairs. 7 downstairs, 3 of the 7 are from an extension the old owner had built...
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Do you remember the name for the wire extender...

Do you remember the name for the wire extender Steamboy!? I am moving the thermostat!!!!
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I am doing a test. I closed all 3 of my...

I am doing a test.

I closed all 3 of my first floor home extension radiators so now all the rest of my radiators are original. Now the pipe sizing and boiler btu should be correct. Ill see if my...
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Steamboy, you make 100% sense and i understand...

Steamboy, you make 100% sense and i understand your logic. What should i do though! ?? AHHHHH! There must be a way to KIND OF balance out the system without redoing the whole heating system!

...
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quick question.... is it possible to have my...

quick question....

is it possible to have my boiler run a longer cycle?if i let it run just 5 or 10 minutes longer, all my upstairs radiators will get hot. they get hot quickly once steam reaches...
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Ok. Im gonna open it then... I hope i dont...

Ok. Im gonna open it then... I hope i dont mess up. It seems super tight and old...
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Guys, im back. Sorry i was busy last week. ...

Guys, im back. Sorry i was busy last week.

So i cutt out the hole for the 1st main vent i found. HERE ARE PICTURES.

1) IS THIS a MAIN VENT? I dont want to end up breaking something

2) I...
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Steamboy. I would love to also hear your...

Steamboy. I would love to also hear your suggestions! SPOTT been helping me and he has already taught me alot about my heating system. LOL. I am a total newbie.

So far, i changed all 7 of my...
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Guys, I just got home from a Vacay. I also just...

Guys, I just got home from a Vacay. I also just received my BARNES AND JONES BIG MOUTH VENT! I just bought 1 for now because i only found 1 of my mains... I have to look for the other one.

Im...
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HEY GUYS! I replaced all my first floor to...

HEY GUYS! I replaced all my first floor to varivavles. In my last post, i said my issue was fixed but actually it still isnt... I thought it was because i turned my heating cycle on longer so...
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Hey SPOTT! I got my VarivaVLES and installed 5...

Hey SPOTT! I got my VarivaVLES and installed 5 so far. all the ones that heat up the first on the first floor, i installed 5 x and closed them all. These vavles are magic... Right away my...
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thanks for ALLLL UR ADVISE Helps me understand...

thanks for ALLLL UR ADVISE Helps me understand my heating system and boiler much better !!!! THANK YOU SPOTTT! :D
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SCOTT , LOOK what i realized! Is this a...

SCOTT , LOOK what i realized!

Is this a SKIMMER!? If so, how do i do it? Just turn off boiler , cool down, and open? This is the highest of all 3 openings.

The middle one is the OTHER...
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How about these? I usually drain the water from...

How about these? I usually drain the water from the red circle tab.. Then i press the button on the auto feeder to manually put water back in till the right level on sight glass.

is that right? ...
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LOL. so i have no way of putting this stuff in !...

LOL. so i have no way of putting this stuff in ! LOL I cant skim this boiler also?

Do i need to flush this once in a while? I usually just let the water out until the sight glass is empty,...
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Posted By Tumbz

hey scott! Just wondering. when i get my flush,...

hey scott! Just wondering. when i get my flush, where do i pour it in from?!?
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OK, I just bought 7 x Varivalve 925005-00... ...

OK, I just bought 7 x Varivalve 925005-00... ill get it in a few days. il update. im gonna change all hoffman 40s to vari vavles and then adjust the them as needed and see if my upstairs heats...
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Fiberglass innsulTION? I guess those cheap...

Fiberglass innsulTION? I guess those cheap thin foam ones with the sticky insides arent good enough? I already put some of those on.

I looked at the thermostatic valves. So for example if i...
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scottt, is a bypass doable DYI? or should i cll...

scottt, is a bypass doable DYI? or should i cll a pro?
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SCott, WOW! You answered so many questions! ...

SCott, WOW! You answered so many questions! Thank you for explaining! Few questions..

1) These looks like 2 inch pipes. What kind of insulation do i buy? Just wrap all the pipes coming out of...
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