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Also I was thinking of flushing the electric...

Also I was thinking of flushing the electric motor tools with either wd40 or silicone
After I flush with filtered water. Maybe I can keep the rust down till I can disassemble
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I was thinking of flushing the crankcases and...

I was thinking of flushing the crankcases and cylinders with alcohol to rinse out the water and speed evaporation. Any thoughts on that?
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Thankyou distilled water is a great idea . I have...

Thankyou distilled water is a great idea . I have a ro/di system I use for the fishtanks
Should be just the thing.
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after the flood, getting water out of crank case

long island hit by record rainfall. Seems like most of it was in my house. I am told my insurance will not cover content of sheds, hoping to avoid a total loss. I have begun accessing damage to my...
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I am suspicious about the permit .this guy was...

I am suspicious about the permit .this guy was very well rated on a couple of different websites and came up clean with the BBB. His price seemed fair I just was unsure about the diameter seemed...
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6" I was told no permit required by the...

6" I was told no permit required by the contractor. I have not had time to check with town yet. The flu on the boiler is 6" and I think the hot water.heater is 3 or 4"
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Oh yea all gas. Is there a formula for btus/inchs

Oh yea all gas. Is there a formula for btus/inchs
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nothing short of taking it down and moving it...

nothing short of taking it down and moving it three feet and rebuilding it will ever make it w
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triple wall stainless. Chimney is a complete...

triple wall stainless. Chimney is a complete loss, has to go. too short no crown no liner needs repointing and is in the bottom of a valley no way to catch the water that crashes into it. oh and the...
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diameter of replacement chimney

I got an estimate for replacing my chimney with a triple wall steel thru roof chimney. I need advice on diameter. 100,000 btu boiler and 50 gal. Hot water heater. This is to replace a deficient brick...
07-14-14, 06:03 AM
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little black ants N.Y.

Best way to get rid of little black ants in N.Y. long island .

I have millions in the yard hundreds in the house.
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So I take it you believe its still got years of...

So I take it you believe its still got years of service left.
I wanted to remove the aquastat and gauge so I can take off the front cover.
One of my fears with the age and rustyness of the boiler...
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I guess you don't think this is a lot of rust. ...

I guess you don't think this is a lot of rust.
Any advice on removing aquastat and gauge without breaking them.
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could not remove front without first removing...

could not remove front without first removing gau347163471734718347193472034721ge and aquastat
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took the top off here's...

took the top off here's pics34708347093471034711347123471334714
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Guess I got a good one Yes followed...

Guess I got a good one
Yes followed instructions and use a good quality gauge
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I replaced the expansion tank 7 years ago . I...

I replaced the expansion tank 7 years ago . I checked it last night added 2 lbs air.
Is the fact that it is installed upside down effect its function or is that only important for testing.
I will...
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non contact thermometer I,m not saying the gauge...

non contact thermometer I,m not saying the gauge is exact but its in the ball park
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I believe the most serious issues have been...

I believe the most serious issues have been resolved. the first was fixed 15 years ago when I vented the drier outside instead of in the boiler room. A year or two later I added vents to the outside...
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Some from the case most seems to from under...

Some from the case most seems to from under burners. > is there a reason to believe a new boiler would be less dependable. I don't mind spending money to gain peace of mind
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I didn't expect big savings, its dependability...

I didn't expect big savings, its dependability I'm concerned. every year I sweep up about a 1/4 cup of rust. I can get help take my time and do a self install before winter. If it dies in the winter...
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here's a few more pics
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hope I did this upload right
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chimney guy is coming Thursday. getting estimate...

chimney guy is coming Thursday. getting estimate on lining/raising current chimney or replacing with steel stack thru roof.
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Thanks for the heads up on the taco program. ...

Thanks for the heads up on the taco program.
The lower running temp is an attempt to keep the pressure down on a rusty old boiler.
It is very damp where I am I'm about 15 ft. Above sea level and...
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