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RC, First off that is a steam pressure gauge...

RC,
First off that is a steam pressure gauge you have and not water so the water content in the boiler should not effect the gauge reading. With the boiler off it should be 0 no matter how much...
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R, Do you have any specific questions. The...

R,
Do you have any specific questions. The reason I mentioned the sensor is because I didn't realize they sold the control without it. Every one I've bought had them included. After all what good...
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Rob, The sensor comes with the aquastat unless...

Rob,
The sensor comes with the aquastat unless you wanted a spare.
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D, This is just a thought since you posted why...

D,
This is just a thought since you posted why you removed the baseboard. When you reinstall the baseboard heat without the baseboards depending how they were piped you will most likely find the...
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D, You should be able to get water out of your...

D,
You should be able to get water out of your boiler valve unless as gil said , it is blocked. What you can try is to shut your yellow handle ball valve off on the return line under your drain...
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D, Only the vent cap, not the vent. If you...

D,
Only the vent cap, not the vent. If you remove the vent, system water will come out with no way to stop it until the water gets below that level.

On a side note if you are draining the...
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D, You should be able to drain some from the...

D,
You should be able to drain some from the faucet on the boiler if you want to drain the whole system. You may be pulling a vacuum and need to let air in to release it. If you put a bucket under...
06-24-19, 04:55 PM
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F, Thank you for the update. They have made...

F,
Thank you for the update. They have made improvements to the unit. Original ones you had to pull up the plunger and hold it while you screwed in the unit. Now if your float fails you can just...
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Rob, If you go to this sight you can see your...

Rob,
If you go to this sight you can see your options and if you click on any of them it will show you the specifics of the control. You can replace your present one with the electronic version but...
06-23-19, 02:38 PM
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Yes it is common and there is a right way to...

Yes it is common and there is a right way to install the gauge. They have videos on youtube how to do this.

Depending what gauge you have. You have to pull the gauge needle all the way up as...
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Posted By spott

MB, Part 1. With your LL turned off your...

MB,
Part 1. With your LL turned off your boiler will only run on a call for heat so if your stat is turned down in the off months it will not run anyway so you can shut it off or not.

Part 2. ...
06-07-19, 12:24 PM
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Posted By spott

A/S = American Standard.....

A/S = American Standard.....
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I was debating weather to respond to doughess'...

I was debating weather to respond to doughess' comments or just let it go and consider the source as I have done so many times in the past. This will be my one and only response.

As Pete...
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You do not need a ZC panel. Your pump will only...

You do not need a ZC panel. Your pump will only come on when either stat calls if wired properly with the stock I've listed. The end switches from your ZV's will go to TT on the boiler just as your...
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Posted By spott

All you will need is a 24V 40va transformer, 2...

All you will need is a 24V 40va transformer, 2 zone valves and a t-stat and you're on your way.
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Posted By spott

ny, If that drawing is typical of your system...

ny,
If that drawing is typical of your system then you can just add a zone valve to split the system and come back into the common return.
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C, As was mentioned you did pull a vacuum....

C,
As was mentioned you did pull a vacuum. What you can try shut off the yellow supply valve before the green flo control valve and open the one after and then open that spigot also to break the...
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C, By closing the valves on the supply and...

C,
By closing the valves on the supply and return lines of the zone you are working on no water can enter that zone and you don't have to shut anything else off. You are fortunate to have valves in...
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c, You do not have to close off those circled...

c,
You do not have to close off those circled valves. Close off the BLUE valve above the green pump on the return and one of the YELLOW valves after the SPIROVENT on the supply side, whichever one...
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DD, From your pics it looks like a 2 pipe...

DD,
From your pics it looks like a 2 pipe system which means all of your supply lines come off of 1 pipe and return in the other which would give you some options if you had valves on both sides....
05-27-19, 08:30 AM
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Posted By spott

f, Yes you can if it is only the gauge that's...

f,
Yes you can if it is only the gauge that's bad and not the whistle. One thing you want to avoid is having the float in the direct path of the fill pipe. The pressure from the oil coming in will...
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Posted By spott

CW, The cap on that silver air vent and the...

CW,
The cap on that silver air vent and the Supervent should be left loose for automatic venting under normal operation. They will not vent with the cap tightened.

I'm guessing that Grundfos...
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Posted By spott

CW, It sounds like you are making steam which...

CW,
It sounds like you are making steam which means the water is not circulating. First off where is that Grundfos pump you mention. I only see 2 Taco's.

Does that vent on top of the boiler...
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Posted By spott

CW, Has this always done this or is it a...

CW,
Has this always done this or is it a recent development and when did it start and what made you notice it. Is that tank supplying your hot water and what is your house pressure. Might sound...
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Posted By spott

Yes Pete. They posted on mine.

Yes Pete. They posted on mine.
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