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Gotcha! The original 1958 main line is like...

Gotcha!

The original 1958 main line is like the second diagram: The main line is a big pipe that runs under the house and then each radiator has smaller lines that branch off up to the radiator...
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Sure thing - what else do you want to see? ...

Sure thing - what else do you want to see?

That first pic of 'From House/Gone' shows:


The big original main line with a three wire rotary valve and manual shutoff valve coming up from the...
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Hm - so there are actually four up/down sections,...

Hm - so there are actually four up/down sections, two coming and two going away from the boiler. Would all four need AAVs or coin vents?

How about the radiators in the house with no bleed valves?...
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Well, draining the tank helped quite a bit. ...

Well, draining the tank helped quite a bit. There's no more rushing in either Zone2 or Zone3. There were some pretty big gurgles from the crawlspace on up when the tank drained, so a lot of that...
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The cap on one of the AAVs was busted and the...

The cap on one of the AAVs was busted and the other one doesn't even have a cap, so I'm replacing both with end plugs.

Is the general idea that the air eventually finds its way up to the tank?
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Thanks for the replies! I'll take those air...

Thanks for the replies! I'll take those air vents out ASAP.

It has an automatic fill that I never hear run (boiler's near my study). When I do bleed it, usually in the fall, the water is nearly...
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Boiler Questions

Hey all,

I have a 1958 single story ranch, no basement, that's using a hot water boiler for heat. The original house has a single zone with a big iron main line running in the crawlspace. Each...
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