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12-06-14, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Eagle35

I am just using a pair of Taco 555s 3 wire heads.

I am just using a pair of Taco 555s 3 wire heads.
12-06-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Eagle35

does tt matter

Thanks PJ
does R going to the first TT matter. It looks like on one of my drops R is first TT but on other drop it is second TT.
12-06-14, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Eagle35

Question T-stat 2 wire heat only color wiring

I have two thermostats each with 2-wire for heat only.
I also bought a new spool of 18/2

My question is the color coding.

with the new spool it is Red and Wht
I assume red is hot and Wht is...
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Views: 31,098
Posted By Eagle35

Trooper, nice job. I am still working on my...

Trooper, nice job.
I am still working on my boiler job. I piped my Pressure relief valve with copper.
I used a 10" cu riser with two cu male adapters to thread between the two the brass fittings...
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

Question I started piping the air eliminator loop with...

I started piping the air eliminator loop with Tees as I described.
The eliminator has 1" female threaded. I plan to use pipe dope on the male adapter threads - any objection?

Also, I have no room...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By Eagle35

thanks db I knew about the groove. but the ring...

thanks db
I knew about the groove. but the ring doesnt sit flush with the pump flange bottom. It protrudes a little. but I used a rubber gasket between the flanges and that should take up the small...
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

instead of an air purge loop, should I just...

instead of an air purge loop,
should I just put in a single tee and add the air eliminator and then a terminator
basically piping out 12" horizontally in total?
but that will disrupt the flow...
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

the valves can isolate the air eliminator if I...

the valves can isolate the air eliminator if I need to take it out.
I figure I will need to add a hose bib at the far end, opposite the vertical valve.

unfortunately, as in the old weil mcclains,...
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

I think I just figured out the best way to do...

I think I just figured out the best way to do this.
instead of isolating the line into an air purge loop using two elbows, I will use two Tees on the riser instead. that keeps the full vertical of...
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

I just didnt know if there is some minimum...

I just didnt know if there is some minimum vertical run that must come up out of the boiler before it starts branching to feed the supply.
I cant find anything on the internet on it so I guess there...
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

Taco 4900 Series Air Separators i can go...

Taco 4900 Series Air Separators

i can go more than 20" out and back, I am just concerned about cutting down that boiler riser to 17" instead of 25" that it is now.
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

i made a drawing i think I attached it but maybe...

i made a drawing i think I attached it but maybe not.
the first image is the current system
the second is what i hope to do, but I have to cut into the riser at around 17" and that may not give...
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

yeah I tried to do that with my first post but...

yeah I tried to do that with my first post but all it did was look like I replied to myself.
if you have a suggestion on how to do it, I will do so.

Anyway, I measured and now I have to cut the...
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

thanks Trooper, I follow your posts for some time...

thanks Trooper, I follow your posts for some time now. always good.
sorry I dont have pics or a camera or a phone that takes pics.
its pretty straight forward.

hot water supply rises from boiler...
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

I think I have a better idea. the supply riser...

I think I have a better idea.
the supply riser is 24" from the boiler housing to the horizontal supply pipe that supplies the zones.
If I cut that pipe at 20" and put an Elbow there and then cut...
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Views: 898
Posted By Eagle35

Question Air Purge Loop

is this a workable solution?
i need to install an Air Separator into an existing line on the supply hot side.
I have three riser pipes coming off the horizontal supply.
Two are for separate zone...
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Eagle35

dburr - 9/16 worked! thanks for giving me the...

dburr - 9/16 worked!
thanks for giving me the confidence to lean on it a bit.
I was scared that I would break something off if I pulled too hard.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By Eagle35

thanks Gil yeah I plan to either run a steel...

thanks Gil
yeah I plan to either run a steel brush on the bottom or a light grind to the bottom.
But there is one thing. I looked at new flanges and there is no groove, just a flat bottom.
Same...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By Eagle35

Question Taco 007-F5 replacement

I think these are easy questions.
1) I unpacked my Taco 007-F5 and compared it to the 007 that came with my WM. The flange size is the same but the hole opening appears smaller on my new one. Are...
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Eagle35

thank you very much I will give it a try tomorrow.

thank you very much I will give it a try tomorrow.
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Eagle35

I have a standard weil mcclain cgm-5 where they...

I have a standard weil mcclain cgm-5 where they have the pump at the base of the return
just above the drain. The pump would then pump forward directly through the boiler.
so there would not be any...
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Eagle35

Question Bypass question

I have a hotwater boiler.
I have heard that adding a bypass between the return and the supply is a good idea. My pump is at the base of the return line.
I have a three riser manifold on the supply...
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Eagle35

Question Pressure/Temp gauge stuck

My Pressure/Temp gauge doesn't work and needs to be replace, but it is hard to take out. Rather than taking a chance on breaking it off. I figure I can just leave it where it is and add a new gauge....
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Views: 731
Posted By Eagle35

Question air separator install

My 1" air separator is female threaded on both sides.
How best to pipe that in?
seems to me you would have to thread in some male connectors and then
sweat them into the rest of the line with...
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By Eagle35

Question Air Separator location?

I am redoing the piping on my boiler. I have a 1" Air Separator.
I can try to fit it in where there exists a tee pointing down to the exp tank
but there is little room between the 2 zone supply...
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