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06-26-19, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Vsmartin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nm-CR_3mP4 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nm-CR_3mP4

Edging with reciprocating saw. I did it myself on my overgrown sidewalk and then you can
just use string trimmer to maintain it.
06-26-19, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Vsmartin

Use a reciprocating saw if you have one.

Use a reciprocating saw if you have one.
06-17-19, 08:42 AM
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Views: 690
Posted By Vsmartin

Check the run cap or try replacing it and see if...

Check the run cap or try replacing it and see if that solves the problem.
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Views: 368
Posted By Vsmartin

you can check the pressure , if it reads zero...

you can check the pressure , if it reads zero then definitely , it's full of water. if it gives any other reading then probably the rubber diaphragm is still in tact and it's still good.
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Views: 368
Posted By Vsmartin

If pressure is building up , expansion tank is...

If pressure is building up , expansion tank is most likely water logged, as mentioned by Pjmax.
You have to replace the tank and prv.
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

Old tank was full of water , so no good. But I...

Old tank was full of water , so no good.
But I have #30 tank , so I will replace 15 with 30 and hope for the best.
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

I still have the old tank , its # 15. I wanted to...

I still have the old tank , its # 15. I wanted to put in size 30 tank but the space is tight.
I have to maneuver the elbow 180 deg so i can hang a bigger tank.
But will try to put in the new tank....
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

checked the label it says reducing valve set at...

checked the label it says reducing valve set at 12 - 15 psi
relief valve set at 30psi
But I bought this from big box store so maybe it's bad out of the box.

Yeah gauge seems a bit off but i...
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

Well i will dig deep into it but now facing with...

Well i will dig deep into it but now facing with another issue.

Relief valve was leaking , so i change rellief/Reducing valve combo and put in a new expansion tank as well.

Bled the system...
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

Yes both t stats are line voltage. Zoesdad...

Yes both t stats are line voltage.

Zoesdad there are 2 flow control valve (red and green).
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

More pics of the set up...

More pics of the set up...
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

Well, reasons are 1. Aquastat is not...

Well, reasons are

1. Aquastat is not shutting off the boiler at high limit. It seems high limit does not work at all.
2. As you mentioned, cold showers sometimes.

Upgrading the controls won' t...
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

I will get more pics tomorrow. The wires to the...

I will get more pics tomorrow. The wires to the aquastat are coming from a junction box.
Junction box is feeding burner, aquastat and the other circ.

Spott, you are spot on ;) , i found the other...
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

Guys, I agree with you. It doesn't make sense....

Guys, I agree with you. It doesn't make sense. But I checked again, it is hooked up directly to the breaker.
I turned off the breaker, it turns off. I am posting a pic but it;s bit dark.
Spott, I...
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

Circulator does not run all time. I checked it...

Circulator does not run all time. I checked it runs on and off.
I can see only one wire coming out of it going to breaker panel.
Aqua stat is old one honeywell L4018b1013, which is also acting up,...
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Views: 605
Posted By Vsmartin

Bell and Gossette Circulator

Hello,

Newbie here. My hydronic heating is very old . It has 2 zones with 2 circulators.
One of the calculators, B and G, is wired directly to the electric panel by passing aquastat.
my question...
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