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Posted By rmplstlskn

Copper is fun! Unless you do it for a living...

Copper is fun!

Unless you do it for a living and need to make a profit on your time (copper slower than pex), or do not want to pay for the copper cost...

I did mine in copper... I like the...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

I did it, I'm a lay person, but with oil, not...

I did it, I'm a lay person, but with oil, not gas...
Buderus Boiler Install...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

UPDATE: I did more troubleshhoting on it.......

UPDATE:

I did more troubleshhoting on it....

Without any load on the motor (belt removed) the amps are exactly as the label designates: 15/7.3A
When I add the compressor without air outlet...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Question High start & run AMPS on a Craftsman (DeVilbiss) Air Compressor

I have a Craftsman Air Compressor made by DeVilbiss that has HIGH starting and running AMPS problem that often throws the 20A breaker at startup.

Specs:
Craftsman 150psi, 25gal oil-lubed...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Since this thread will come up often on a search...

Since this thread will come up often on a search for this work, here is what I did...

Due to a leak on the bottom, near the valve, I replaced my old tank... Here is its carcass...
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06-27-09, 07:40 PM
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Posted By rmplstlskn

The concept is to shut off the filter WASTE to...

The concept is to shut off the filter WASTE to drain so that it forces to filter to WAIT to backwash until the timeclock opens the solenoid (15 minutes for neutralizer & 75 minutes greensand). Since...
06-27-09, 07:22 PM
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Yes, he is a Kinetico dealer. I had them here...

Yes, he is a Kinetico dealer. I had them here Tuesday to figure out why we were getting some untreated water in the potable finish side occasionally and to see why we had some very fine sand on top...
06-27-09, 03:20 PM
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Question Adding waste solenoids to Kinetico Para-Flo valves to control backwash times...

After consulting with my water treatment equipment installer, he has recommended he (or I) install a solenoid valve and timeclock to the WASTE LINE of our Kinetico Para-Flow valves that control our...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Already on the list during the service...

Already on the list during the service tomorrow...

I know that some of this install done by who knows who whenever in the past is a bit "non-standard" practice, which is why I have these threads...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Not in my situation... The boiler is in an...

Not in my situation... The boiler is in an enclosed workshop area (with plenty of open air vents) in a detached garage right next to the home. It doesn't draw any warm air from the house...

The...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

On the fix list... A mouse made a...

On the fix list...



A mouse made a pretty good mess out of the insulation on one side, so I will be replacing one whole half, plus the top.



I'll look into that... I don't know what that...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Yeah, it was from a leak OF SORTS... :D A...

Yeah, it was from a leak OF SORTS... :D

A mouse or two made a nice cozy nest in the fiberglass insulation and pee'ed on my boiler in both places with the bright red rust... :eek:

No leak......
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Question Help me make this Boiler installation better and more efficient... (56k suicide)

Here are the pics with some comments... Help me make this not-so-purty installation more effective and efficient without breaking the bank... ;)

We are located in cenral Virginia, just east of...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Question Help me identify this Weil-McLain Boiler...

I need help further identifying this Weil-McLain oil-fired Boiler... I think it is a Model 68. It was bought by previous owner used and somewhat refurbished and it DID NOT have any W-M info plates....
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Thank god those old days of random refrigerator...

Thank god those old days of random refrigerator electrocutions are no more... Beer 4U2

Rmpl
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Posted By rmplstlskn

Question How to tell when a REFRACTORY BLANKET needs to be replaced...?

I have a Weil-McLain P-68 Boijer with a Beckett AF burner...

How do tell if the back refractory blanket needs to be replaced?

Where the flame impacts the blanket there is a black circle around...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

I find this hard to believe... but then again,...

I find this hard to believe... but then again, you are in MA. :eek:

Rmpl
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Posted By rmplstlskn

My experience with a "pro" was last year... Had...

My experience with a "pro" was last year... Had my Weil-McLain P-68 Boiler with Beckett AF Burner serviced in the early fall (still warm out) to avoid the cold weather rush. He cleaned out the soot,...
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Posted By rmplstlskn

I too have a small leak on the bottom of a 275g...

I too have a small leak on the bottom of a 275g tank and I need a MAGNE-PATCH to give me some time to buy a new tank and install... I have not found any internet vendors... Not even on ebay????
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