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I would oil all the rollers and hinges. Use...

I would oil all the rollers and hinges. Use 3-in-oil or something like that. I just oiled all mine and I used bike chain oil I had on hand because the can has a spray straw so it made it easier to...
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I just did this and replaced both gears. I...

I just did this and replaced both gears. I removed the motor in order to replace the worm gear. Its easy to get the motor out. The kit I bought came with a packet of grease and I applied the grease...
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I just did this yesterday on my Liftmaster 1255R...

I just did this yesterday on my Liftmaster 1255R 1/2 HP opener. I bought the kit with the entire drive shaft already assembled. My large plastic sprocket was shredded. This kit has the output shaft...
01-25-10, 04:23 PM
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Posted By fendesj

Bigdave, have you fixed this yet? My liftmaster...

Bigdave, have you fixed this yet? My liftmaster garage door opener did the same thing this past Saturday. I removed the cover from the opener and found a pile of white nylon shavings from the...
01-04-10, 05:37 PM
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Bud, I started fixing my huge side-attic air leak...

Bud, I started fixing my huge side-attic air leak this past weekend. I had to clean it out first. I then installed 1" PIC (Dow Tuff-R foil on both sides) over the inside of the roof rafters. I had to...
01-01-10, 02:15 PM
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Posted By fendesj

Thanks again for the advice Bud. My rafters are...

Thanks again for the advice Bud. My rafters are 2x8 and there is the styrofoam vent plus insulation in there. The insulation comes right to the edge of the rafter so I assume its 6.25" and around...
01-01-10, 10:42 AM
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Posted By fendesj

Another question in addition to my recent lengthy...

Another question in addition to my recent lengthy reply. I was planning on using PIC with foil on both sides (DOW TUFF-R). I have seen other rigid boards with foil on only one side and a blue plastic...
01-01-10, 08:55 AM
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Posted By fendesj

Bud, thanks for the reply. I just got out of the...

Bud, thanks for the reply. I just got out of the side attic. I pulled up one section of plywood floor near the edge of the roof line. What I found was surprising. On top of the floor joist where the...
01-01-10, 07:49 AM
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Posted By fendesj

Well I went into the side-attic a couple of days...

Well I went into the side-attic a couple of days ago. I have a hatch for access in the wall of one closet. I could not believe the amount of cold air I could feel flowing out of the hatch into the...
12-24-09, 07:43 AM
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OK, I went to Home Depot and they have Dow TUFF-R...

OK, I went to Home Depot and they have Dow TUFF-R in 4'x8' sheets that is 1 inch and has foil on both sides. Its R6.5 for 1 inch. Dow's web site says to nail or stable this and they recommend...
12-22-09, 10:09 AM
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Posted By fendesj

Bud, thanks for the reply. My sloping roof deck...

Bud, thanks for the reply. My sloping roof deck is exposed in the side attic except for about 2 feet of it at the top where it crosses the knee wall and reaches to the main attic. So if you are in...
12-22-09, 06:51 AM
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Posted By fendesj

Questions about adding insulation to Cape

I have a cape style house in NH. It is 2 stories with the back having a full dormer. The front has a side attic (eves) that is accessible through a hatch in one of the bedroom closets. The front has...
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Posted By fendesj

I had a System 2000 EK-1 installed in Dec 2007....

I had a System 2000 EK-1 installed in Dec 2007. This replaced a 21 year old Burnham with a tankless coil. The EK-1 included the System 2000 40 gallon hot water tank and the plate heat exchanger. I...
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Posted By fendesj

Yes, my DHW is heated with my boiler. I just...

Yes, my DHW is heated with my boiler. I just replaced my 21 year old Burnham with a tankless coil on 12/24 so I started paying attention to past oil usage so I can compare to the usage of the new...
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The ks is not a typo. Some deliveries are marked...

The ks is not a typo. Some deliveries are marked kw and some ks. Does the ks mean something related to summer and the kw something related to winter? The 2 marked with the ks covered the summer ...
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Posted By fendesj

Help decipher numbers on oil fill-up receipt

The receipt my oil company prints for me has historical information about my last 6 fill-ups. I am trying to figure out what they mean. This is what they look like:

02-13 192.4 7.1kw
03-09 ...
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Posted By fendesj

Thanks Pete. I have a central chimney which I...

Thanks Pete. I have a central chimney which I thought I read somewhere means there is a steel insert typically. Is this true? I have been on the roof and looked into it but its been a while and I...
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Thanks for the input. I have 2 companies giving...

Thanks for the input. I have 2 companies giving me estimates on a Buderus G115/28 with a Superstore indirect. One included the logamatic as an option for about $850. The other is going to provide the...
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Grady, thanks for the input. I currently have a...

Grady, thanks for the input. I currently have a 21 year old Burnham RS-111 with tankless coil. I have replaced the coil twice in the last 21 years and it needs to be replaced again due to clogging....
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Posted By fendesj

Grady, can you elaborate on the plate heat...

Grady, can you elaborate on the plate heat exchanger failures? If the areas you mention are problem spots has EK upgraded any of these components to reduce failures? Any idea how a Buderus with the...
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Posted By fendesj

Howard, it appears you have had your System 2000...

Howard, it appears you have had your System 2000 EK-1 for over a year now. How do you like it and what has the oil consumption been compared to the unit you replaced? I am in the process of selecting...
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