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Well, if this thing won't do what's expected, is...

Well, if this thing won't do what's expected, is there a simple device I can put inline with each circulator which will continue to power it for xx minutes after it's told to shut off?
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Thanks for changing the title. Will continue...

Thanks for changing the title.

Will continue to try learning more about this card before messing around with it, and will post what I find for the benefit of others probably about the same time as...
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NJT, this has to be a first for you... never seen...

NJT, this has to be a first for you... never seen a question posted you couldn't competently handle or help out with somehow!!

I don't believe I can do this, but if you can would you mind...
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Explained

I initially posted a comment which was way to detailed and perhaps confusing. So I cleaned it up and made it simpler. PJMax responded while I was editing it. So yes, his appreciated comment may...
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It is

But it seemed counterproductive to have two thermostats running at the same time as when one was satisfied and shut off, the other would kick on and the system was sorta constantly being called on...
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Need help with a Taco PC600 Post Purge Timer Card

Hot water gas boiler, two zones each with their own Taco 007 pump all controlled by a Taco SR504EXP (yes, it's a four zone control and we only have two). There is an ODR set to maximum differential...
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Trying

I removed the spray arm assembly to the point of accessing the red diverter disc. Was in hope of finding some crud or something like that. Readily removed the disc and all was clear. The two holes...
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Serial and Model

Model: KUDE60FVSS3

Serial: F034091xx
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KitchenAid KUDE60 part dangling, what is it?

Posted earlier about a lower spray arm which isn't working right, I suspect water intended for it is being diverted to the rear spray assembly. While snooping around underneath, I discovered this...
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KitchenAid KUDE60 dishwasher problems

KitchenAid KUDE60 lower arm not functioning, it spins freely but no water appears to flow through it.

I removed it along with the rear wall spray and all looked well. There's a red valve in the...
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Blending new cement to match old -- step edge repair and more

This repair made on entry to an old building in the Boston area is more extensive than it appears. I glued two chunks of broken step and filled an area with fast setting cement. The glued parts...
09-12-14, 05:53 AM
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Fire?

Put something non-flammable against the old wood framing before you torch it, and have an extinguisher nearby for the unexpected!

Well done otherwise. You can wipe the freshly soldered joint with...
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Only if there's one within the tank. I've never...

Only if there's one within the tank. I've never opened it, but for sure, the sound is originating from the lower third of the tank.

Was told the local plumber, a handyman of sorts, in the rural...
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I haven't opened the panels on the blue tank. ...

I haven't opened the panels on the blue tank.

Is there anything within it, specifically the lower third, can can present a resonating sound through the nearby pipes?
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Don't think there is one.

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I don't think there is one. Can post this photo with more resolution but don't know how.


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Boiler Mate WH7L noise

Helping a friend on this one.

A Boiler Mate WH7L makes a noise sounding like something between a plucked guitar string and a woodworking shop planer. First it's really loud and then it...
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Maybe

I think it'll be OK if I add flipping the fast fill lever momentarily on the PRV to flush the line with pressure to the routine of flushing the LWCO.

I don't know if that will be detrimental to...
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Couldn't leave it hanging

Thanks for the insight, excellent explanation.
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Further

Where in line would you suggest the dielectric, and how would it be beneficial? I thought it was related to galvanized fittings. Here we have cast iron, copper, bronze and brass in close proximity....
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Gotta give in

This is for a Hoffman VBF boiler feed.

I guess I have to drain the tank some so the float drops (to open valve) and flip the fast fill lever on the PRV to flush whatever that is from the lines. ...
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City water, it's great. No problems at any...

City water, it's great. No problems at any fixtures and I clean minimal sediment trapped in the sink aerators every few years. Don't understand why the boiler water line collects crud like no...
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Found feeder valve totally crudded with hard...

Found feeder valve totally crudded with hard particulate matter, almost rocklike.

What can I do to insure a clean line going to the boiler from the street?

This is the nipple leading to the...
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Designing an upstream wye strainer with a flushing valve

This is for a Burnham V 905 series steam boiler, small commerical, 4GPH. There is a Hoffman Boiler Feed Series VBF Model 30-VBFS-B condensate tank. Feeding it from a 1/2" domestic water supply,...
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The cable carries both power and signal in one...

The cable carries both power and signal in one cable, different conductors of course. As long as the connectors are secured to the snake one after the next it'll fit in a 1/2", but I'll probably use...
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Does one typically drill a hole in a blank...

Does one typically drill a hole in a blank exterior electrical box faceplate to mount the camera? Is that a good way to do it?

I'd like to keep all wires concealed.
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