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Thanks for the info! I hear ya on the iron. I...

Thanks for the info! I hear ya on the iron. I feel like removing the iron basin would at least give them less to munch on. I don't need to remove much of the slab to get the new basin to fit. The old...
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Suggestions for sump pump system upgrade

So i bought a house earlier this year, and the house was built in 1965. It has a sump pump and french drain installed. The whole system is outdated... I can take some pictures are upload them if...
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Hey Nj, I have been planning to work on my...

Hey Nj,

I have been planning to work on my pump today, but ive noticed something interesting over the past day. The day before yesterday in the evening, my pump oil arrived. I didn't know the last...
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Yeah i do, sorry for the confusion. What i meant...

Yeah i do, sorry for the confusion. What i meant was that i have having trouble finding a programmable one for a good price that would be compatible with my system. I think i may go with the ...
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Great. I could only find a non-programmable for a...

Great. I could only find a non-programmable for a decent price, but both of those are decent. Right now i have old mercury ones, so it's time to upgrade.
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Yeah i've already got a set of the red ones at...

Yeah i've already got a set of the red ones at home. I bought them a while back, when i though that was where the leak was coming from. So the weird thing is that one of them looks like it has a red...
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I've noticed that some flange gaskets look like...

I've noticed that some flange gaskets look like this:
Shop Durst Universal Flange Gaskets at Lowes.com...
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I have found the serial on the zone valves. ...

I have found the serial on the zone valves.

F19-0097 - White Rodgers F19-0097 - 3 Wire Motor Assembly For Zone Valves...
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I have uploaded some pics of the zone valves, and...

I have uploaded some pics of the zone valves, and the grey box. It will show the configuration of the valves, and related items.

Zone Valves Photos by cpentasuglia | Photobucket...
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Good deal. Here is a picture of the bleeders up...

Good deal. Here is a picture of the bleeders up top. They are at the downstream end of the water flow. So they should work well. So by the time i'm done the system should be a lot better than before....
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Please over-stress all you like. Those are the...

Please over-stress all you like. Those are the kind of things you can only learn from experience, and i like to learn as much as i can. So if i choose to put a little pipe dope on my tape, is it...
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Yeah i see exactly what you mean with the pipes...

Yeah i see exactly what you mean with the pipes coming off the valve. I was just at Home Depot getting a few things and i asked the guy about steel pipes. He said that if it's black steel then it...
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It is indeed 1" pipe. It seems like they used...

It is indeed 1" pipe. It seems like they used black steel on that relief valve, shouldn't it be galvanized at the least? It is worth putting copper? The chances of that valve going off are hopefully...
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Pipe size

Actually i just noticed that with the size of those flanges i may need to adjust the pipes a little bit. No big deal though. I'm not really good with eye balling pipe sizes. Based upon the pictures,...
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Thermostat for white rogers 3 wire zone valves

I bought a Honeywell thermostat that claimed to be compatible with hot water systems, however it was not. My system has white rogers zones, and they have wiring that goes to a mounted grey box (my...
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So those Webstone valves are like a combination...

So those Webstone valves are like a combination FULL PORT ball valve, and drain valve right?


I think the best solution is to use the flange ones. If i can avoid doing this with such a loss in...
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It's a one story ranch. It has two zones, one...

It's a one story ranch. It has two zones, one zone for the all the bedrooms and one for the kitchen and living room.
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Yeah that is what i figured when i saw these....

Yeah that is what i figured when i saw these. :wall:.

I've only check one cabinet so far and i didn't see them, but ill double check them when i get home. I know that each section in the basement...
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I apologize, this was an assumption on my part. I...

I apologize, this was an assumption on my part. I was referring to when you stated that the 25psi of air in the lines would stop the water from flowing into the radiators. I should have stated it...
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When i referring to the valve, i just meant the...

When i referring to the valve, i just meant the fill-trol valve you spoke of. I believe you said the water won't make it past that when filling the system.

Yeah i was disappointed when i realized...
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Bleeding

So is the bleeding of my system a little different than the tradition bleed? In mine I don't really bleed until i do the radiators right? Instead of leaving the drain valve open, i just close it and...
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Posted By c.pentasuglia

NJ Trooper Sounds good. So just to make sure...

NJ Trooper

Sounds good. So just to make sure i understand (this is my first time working with a boiler, and heating system). I am going to the run through the steps of the repair i am planning to...
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Posted By c.pentasuglia

Pics

Yeah i noticed. I tried to fix them but it still didn't work. I am uploading all the pics now to photobucket. There will be alot more to see once i get them up. I have added descriptions underneath...
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Posted By c.pentasuglia

Pics

[See pics in album in later post]

More info:
Its a Hydrotherm boiler. The pipe coming into the pump is the return line, it them goes into the boiler and back up through the top. That is the like...
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Posted By c.pentasuglia

Leak

Gilmorrie - The leak is coming from the bottom of the pump. The picture in this post depicts where the leak is coming from. Where the pump is sort of green there on the bottom side. That is where the...
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