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OK. One more question and I am putting the cap on...

OK. One more question and I am putting the cap on this thread. Does anyone have a good source for two line insulated PEX for burial? They use it for outdoor wood boilers. So far I have seen it for...
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Posted By forgedcu

I'm not sure, but it seems like everyone has...

I'm not sure, but it seems like everyone has abandoned me as a lost cause...

I have a straight chase with 8" flex insulated duct in my house that goes from basement to attic. I intended to use it...
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Posted By forgedcu

Angry I had not yet shut the unit down today, and I...

I had not yet shut the unit down today, and I went out to run some errands. My wife called frantically to tell me that the basement was filled with smoke. No alarms were going off. I told her to...
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Posted By forgedcu

I agree with all the previous statements. I would...

I agree with all the previous statements. I would like to add that it is easy to overheat the joint, which makes it a pain to ever get the thing to flow right without taking it apart and cleaning...
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Posted By forgedcu

Unhappy Sadly, I thought I did hire someone knowledgable...

Sadly, I thought I did hire someone knowledgable to do the install, but now I realize I did not. I have a CO2 alarm right next to the boiler, but that is not enough to make me feel safe now.... I...
02-26-11, 06:22 PM
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Posted By forgedcu

I am the proud owner and installer of...

I am the proud owner and installer of approximately 1500 sf of cork tile floor. We bought prefinished (Expanko), and put another coat of Bona Traffic on top. After 8 years, it is holding out well. ...
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Posted By forgedcu

The Carlin control is already in my possession,...

The Carlin control is already in my possession, and would provide an alarm when it is in lockout. Terminals A&B on the UC1 are connected to the Honeywell L4081a aquastat. Terminals 3&4 on the UC1...
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Posted By forgedcu

Ha! Finished shoveling? You are an optimist! I...

Ha! Finished shoveling? You are an optimist! I spent a few hours out there today, but I am no perfectionist. Pushing it around with a BX2530 loader bucket is not a pretty thing, unless you like...
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Posted By forgedcu

Ok, so my temp was below the limit this morning,...

Ok, so my temp was below the limit this morning, and the boiler was off, with no faults indicated on the primary or the inducer controller. Jumping the T terminals (quickly) did start the boiler...
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Posted By forgedcu

Aw geez, thanks, but y'all just think it's great...

Aw geez, thanks, but y'all just think it's great because you're not the ones running up and down the stairs hitting the reset button!
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Posted By forgedcu

What would cause the boiler not to heed a call...

What would cause the boiler not to heed a call for heat? The lower limit was passed and the boiler did not start. The power vent controller did not indicate a fault, and the vent was off. The...
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Posted By forgedcu

Sadly, I am not sure. I am sure that the...

Sadly, I am not sure. I am sure that the regulator was set correctly because it was not adjusted since it last ran correctly, and the lock nut was tight. I guess what appeared to be a good...
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Posted By forgedcu

:madhell: It's alive! Burn baby burn! ...

:madhell: It's alive! Burn baby burn! :madhell:

I checked all the wires again, they still looked good, so I turned off the oil regulator, turned on the burner, observed the arc, and slowly...
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Posted By forgedcu

With my trusty widow maker power cord, I tested...

With my trusty widow maker power cord, I tested the igniter. A spark jumped acrose the electrodes right above the nozzle, as it should. I flipped open the igniter cover and very carefully tested at...
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Posted By forgedcu

Allwayslearnig... I PM'd you for the good stuff...

Allwayslearnig... I PM'd you for the good stuff we can't talk about here :D

I'm not sure if the 2" peep is big enough. It is often sooted up, so I have to clean it every time I want to make any...
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Posted By forgedcu

If you want to sanitize stainless steel vessels,...

If you want to sanitize stainless steel vessels, look into B-Brite. It is used for cleaning beer brewing and dispensing equipment, and it is easily rinsed away after cleaning. The other (cheaper)...
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Posted By forgedcu

I forgot to mention, the electrodes are clean,...

I forgot to mention, the electrodes are clean, and are gapped and positioned correctly. I traced every wire of the rats nest with the Kagi schematic and all connections are correct.
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Posted By forgedcu

I am exhausting through the rim joist with a...

I am exhausting through the rim joist with a Tjernlund VH1-4. The boiler is an Axeman-Anderson NPO87. http://www.axeman-anderson.com/pdf/npo.pdf The flue connection at the boiler is 6". The house...
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Posted By forgedcu

Thanks for the straight shooting... I will...

Thanks for the straight shooting...

I will check all the wires and crimp connections tomorrow. Perhaps one of the wires pulled loose from the switch.

I ordered the draft inducer based on the...
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Posted By forgedcu

:confused::confused::confused::confused::confused:...

:confused::confused::confused::confused::confused:

Now I did it... I tried installing the new primary (Carlin 60200-2) according to directions from AgSolutions (which differed slightly from the...
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Posted By forgedcu

Trooper, I posted the manual pdf, but I just...

Trooper, I posted the manual pdf, but I just grabbed it from the manufacturer's website without qualification as to pertinent dates.
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Posted By forgedcu

No help from me, just a link to the PDF>>>>> ...

No help from me, just a link to the PDF>>>>>
http://www.hearthnhome.com/downloads/installManuals/SF160_SF260_SF360.pdf
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Posted By forgedcu

Kaowool alternatives

I shut the boiler down to change out the controller and check on the condition of the combustion chamber. The retention head and nozzle are clean now, considering the length of time that the boiler...
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Posted By forgedcu

One thing to remember... the smell in propane is...

One thing to remember... the smell in propane is not the gas itself, but rather an added chemical (Methanethiol) to make it noticible. My friend is a union plumber, and as an apprentice he had his...
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Posted By forgedcu

I assume that when you said the tank was in the...

I assume that when you said the tank was in the closet, you mean the hot water heater... right? You certainly don't want the propane tank in your house! Can you be certain the propane detectors are...
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