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Posted By spott

Not in my experience. In order for water to...

Not in my experience. In order for water to evaporate I believe it must go above 212 in your system. I leave mine open but it is a matter of personal prefference.

An example of the water evap...
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Posted By AllanJ

In order to reset the expansion tank without...

In order to reset the expansion tank without draining the boiler at all you need three valves at the pressure tank:
1. Between the expansion tank neck and the fresh water feed,
2. Between the...
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Posted By doughess

Re kettlin-1 Would not worry about small...

Re kettlin-1 Would not worry about small differences in pressure at points in system.

With properly sized expansion tanks pressure should not vary more than a couple of pounds over wide range of...
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Posted By spott

K, If your relief valve is dripping or...

K,
If your relief valve is dripping or leaking that means your boiler is approaching 30 psi which means something is not doing its job.

You either have a tank with a ruptured bladder or...
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Posted By doughess

First thing to do is verify actual boil pressure....

First thing to do is verify actual boil pressure. The majority of boiler pressure gauges are defective or inaccurate.
The original boiler gauges are often junk.

I installed a second 4" gauge as...
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Posted By spott

You do not have to drain the boiler. Just let it...

You do not have to drain the boiler. Just let it cool down to check the boiler gauge. That's if your feed valve hasn't been adjusted to a higher pressure when installed.

To add a second gauge just...
01-18-20, 08:24 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

If there is bare paper exposed you usually want...

If there is bare paper exposed you usually want to hit that with an oil primer or some gardz first.

Anytime I have a deep repair I will use setting compound. It sticks to the gypsum better and it...
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