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Posted By XRing

Wow!

The HS Tarm is made out of steel, so there may be some flex
to the boiler. Maybe it hasn't cracked..
But you may have some leaks in your plumbing.

I would start off with some low heat and slow...
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Posted By XRing

Not me,

I'm trying to get away from burning oil or solid fuel.

The heat pump is the way to go.. :)

Sanyo 24KHS72 AC/HP DIY install project - EcoRenovator...
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Posted By XRing

Found the users manual

It says to use 200, if you are burning oil or gas for a long period of time. With a low limit setting of 180 & Cirulator setting of 140.

For wood:
High limit 165
Low limit 160
Cirulator setting...
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Posted By XRing

Hi Ralph, I have not burned wood in about...

Hi Ralph,

I have not burned wood in about 20+ years, so I don't recall a lot on increasing the heat.
It might be a matter of the draft and the fuel you are using.

If you have the chain set...
11-05-09, 11:47 AM
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Posted By XRing

Installed!

Mine is working okay, but it remains to be seen, if it does well in really cold weather.
Around here, 20 degs F is considered really cold. :)

Here's a link to the install..

Sanyo 24KHS72...
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Posted By XRing

Gone

Thanks Cheese..
I was doing some clean up for another project and decided to
get rid of the Honda. Now, I have more storage space.

I've got way too many retirement activities to be tweaking ...
09-27-09, 08:30 AM
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Posted By XRing

Sharkbite seating depth question

I picked up a couple of 90deg 1/2" Sharkbite elbows.

Their PFD file (and the parts bag) said to scribe a one
inch mark on your pipe.
The PDF also said the plastic collar should come within ...
09-01-09, 08:44 AM
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Posted By XRing

Still working fine

Once in a while, one of the receivers will lose the signal
and start flashing the error code. Red & green alternating.
It's easy to reset/re-sync with the power plug. Happens about
every three...
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Posted By XRing

Thanks for the info. The plastic part was ok...

Thanks for the info.
The plastic part was ok to reuse and I also added a little sealer
to it, when the new carb was installed.

I need storage space in the garage, so it's a toss-up if
I...
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Posted By XRing

#1. My small engine training as a kid consisted...

#1. My small engine training as a kid consisted of checking the oil and gas before mowing the lawn..

I was under the impression that the governor was the initial
problem, since it would die...
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Posted By XRing

At long last

I got some spare time and installed a new carb..
Before hand, it would not start at all. But after installing
the replacement carb, it started but would die quickly.

I tried holding the carb...
06-22-09, 07:07 PM
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Posted By XRing

Thanks for you input guys..

I have read both the service and install manuals.
They say that more R-410A needs to be added if the lines are over 33 feet.
(O.27 ounces per foot).

But says nothing about a minimum length....
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Posted By XRing

Thanks for the info. Since I have the Sears mower...

Thanks for the info. Since I have the Sears mower running,
the Honda is for when I have spare time to tinker.

I have tried it with a loose gas cap. No air filter etc.

There is a little...
06-20-09, 12:23 PM
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Posted By XRing

Mini split line set too long??

I'm planning to install a Sanyo 24KHS72 mini-split.
It comes with a 20 foot line set.
24KHS72 - Sanyo 24,200 BTU Heat Pump Air Conditioner Kit...
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Posted By XRing

The spring is good, and it would only start if I...

The spring is good, and it would only start if I used starter spray and held the choke exactly right.
And then, it wouldn't run by itself for more than 15 or 20 seconds before dying.

It worked...
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Posted By XRing

Just now got around to it..

Ordered the new carb, installed it and actually got the engine to run a little bit.
But, it would not stay running, no matter what I did with the adjustments.
It was working so much like the old...
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Posted By XRing

New meters.

I'm checking with the local power company to see what needs to be done to provide me with net-metering.

From what I've read on the web, the old style spinning disk meters will actually revolve...
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Posted By XRing

DIY Grid Connected PV installations coming?

There is a new quick and easy way of installing PV systems.
Take a look at these three EnPhase systems.
Enphase Grid-Tie Packages...
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Posted By XRing

Solar

I'll bet 2 or 3 solar hotwater panels would work.
Or, you could get a smaller version of a pool warmer.

Solar Pool Heaters for Above Ground Pools - Solar swimming pool heaters...
12-20-08, 03:33 PM
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Posted By XRing

Hi Roger, It's been over a year, how is that...

Hi Roger,
It's been over a year, how is that Samsung working?
Did it do a good job cooling in the summer, and is it still heating your bonus room this winter?

I've been thinking about buying a...
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Posted By XRing

desuperheater

You can ask your Heat pump installer if it's possible to install a desuperheater on your heat pump system.

Right now, your outdoor coil is blowing off a lot of warm air.
With a desuperheater...
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Posted By XRing

Air Tap

The nice thing about the Air Tap HWHP is the 120VAC plug.
Some DIY plumbing and then plug-n-play.. :)

I see that Hallowell is coming out with an Add-on DIY model too (coming soon)....
10-03-08, 01:01 PM
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Posted By XRing

Kill-A-Watt

The Airtap HWHP is not too costly. I'll bet the Hallowell is going to cost 20 to 30 percent more.. Might be worth it.
I think the Airtap company(Texas coast) might have some hurricane damage right...
10-01-08, 09:15 PM
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Posted By XRing

Thanks for the input

I've been worrying about those numbers. Thanks for telling me about your basement heat pump.


I've seen a few HWHP units on the web, but this one from a Maine company looks like it might be one...
09-26-08, 03:27 PM
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Posted By XRing

Small scale experiment

I wanted find out if my small AC (5,250 BTU using 540 watts) could provide some heat to a small laundry room. (525 cu ft).

2 feet above the basement floor the air was about 61 degrees....
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