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Forgot to mention I uploaded a new pic of the...

Forgot to mention I uploaded a new pic of the install on photobucket. I think i will keep the cheap gauge mounted in the pic. I will leave that on where it is and buy a good one to t with the...
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Good news I was never running high pressures the...

Good news I was never running high pressures the old gauge was at fault. Now I have a no name made in china gauge. Anyone know of a good gauge? I bought the only gauge my local plumbing supply had in...
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Thanks for all the info, this morning i got up...

Thanks for all the info, this morning i got up early and turned the boiler back on. With the unit firing and up to 10psi on the gauge air wasn't escaping from radiators, so I kept going based on...
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I might have seen some savings, but my hot water...

I might have seen some savings, but my hot water coil aquastat was set to 130 degrees which i learned is too low so i have to turn that up which will keep the boiler hotter than i used to so i think...
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It says 15PSI. The pressure is still dropping and...

It says 15PSI. The pressure is still dropping and no fire yet even though demand is called for. tomorrow when its cold( i turn heat really low at night) can i just remove pressure troll and use a...
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Here's the link to some pictures. and Yes i meant...

Here's the link to some pictures. and Yes i meant a hand formed loop of copper tubing.

Pictures by 944t - Photobucket (http://s1218.photobucket.com/albums/dd402/944t/)
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Posted By Edward_s

The Sipon Loop on my pressure troll is just a...

The Sipon Loop on my pressure troll is just a cooper coil is this an accepted practice?
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Posted By Edward_s

Being new to the forum i didn't see the Technical...

Being new to the forum i didn't see the Technical Menu, just did some light reading over there. Checked my piping as per diagrams there and that looks good not that it has anything to due with my...
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Just checked the boiler gauge is at 13psi,...

Just checked the boiler gauge is at 13psi, adjusted to the .5 psi cut in and 2 PSI differential. Just to make sure i am doing the correct thing the Pressuretrol is adjustable from .5-9psi and will...
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Posted By Edward_s

Not sure what you mean by blow down, if you are...

Not sure what you mean by blow down, if you are talking opening the low water cutoff to clean any sediment then the answer is yes.
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The gauge is 0-30 with markings for each pound...

The gauge is 0-30 with markings for each pound and has numbers at intervals of 5 and PSI in caps on center. So i guess its a paperweight.
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The settings were there from my oil company when...

The settings were there from my oil company when they replaced the boiler several years ago. What would you suggest as better numbers?

The Pressuretrol is a Honeywell PA404A. Ant the boiler is a...
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Correct Max pressure for a steam boiler?

My system is a Weil Mclain Oil fired single pipe steam system with a riello Burner.

My pressure control is set to 2psi min and an 3 psi additive differential for a max of 5psi. Yet I was in the...
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