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Sorry, got the baseray from radical The...

Sorry,
got the baseray from radical

The valves are all open

Splitting would be within the zone ( no addtnl thermostat)
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Thanks! Was looking at a different radiator...

Thanks! Was looking at a different radiator restorer and didn't know about Radical. Ended up getting my Baseray from them. Joel was a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend him others looking...
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Drooplug, I figured the sq. ft. Shouldn't change....

Drooplug, I figured the sq. ft. Shouldn't change.
Yeah. We now have come down to cost of baseray (15') vs slenderized (26 sections). Looking at some used options will have to see. If anyone is aware...
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Just to confirm rbeck. Using the 3.4 sq.ft...

Just to confirm rbeck. Using the 3.4 sq.ft EDR/linear ft. 9A is accurate whether we're talking about steam or hot water heat? Just want to make sure I'm comparing apples to apples.

Looks like...
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Posted By dneuman

Thanks rbeck. For whatever reason, colonial...

Thanks rbeck.
For whatever reason, colonial supplies charts (http://www.colonialsupply.com/resources/radiator3.htm) are different (6 sqft. per section versus 5 from the charts on comfort that you...
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Posted By dneuman

Replacement Rad is the first step

Thanks for all the comments so far regarding the hot/cold room issue. I will have to tinker with the rad control valves, pump speeds, ODR reset curve to confirm things are working as they should.
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There was cellulose blown in between the second...

There was cellulose blown in between the second floor and unfinished attic throughout. We're ripping out the sagging plaster ceiling room by room and pulling the cellulose out at the same time (a...
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Hi rbeck, This is a 2 zone system (used to be...

Hi rbeck,
This is a 2 zone system (used to be all one zone and gravity fed, then divided into 2 zones when we converted to boiler/water heating system from oil to gas and is now pumped with ODR)....
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Posted By dneuman

Oops. Hopefully I didn't get this wrong. I don't...

Oops. Hopefully I didn't get this wrong. I don't think there's a pump. It's a Burnham Alpine HE unit.

** Edit. Sorry about this. I just looked. Looks like they installed "two Grundfos pumps with...
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Hi drooplug, The boiler was just replaced when...

Hi drooplug,
The boiler was just replaced when we converted to gas and the replacement was done based on heat loss. I hope that don't have to replace the boiler while I'm still in this house! :)
As...
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@drooplug. No pump. Re: oversizing. I had a...

@drooplug. No pump.

Re: oversizing. I had a feeling you were going to say that. I haven't gone through and measured, but presumably, all the rooms have radiators that are over-sized by 40+%.
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Posted By dneuman

Need help converting from oversized CI Rad to CI baseboards

Greetings to the forum, hopefully I'm not asking for info already provided elsewhere (I searched and couldn't find anything).

We're remodeling a bedroom and trying to save some space by...
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