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01-28-13, 04:07 PM
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Roth has kits for multiple tanks which are...

Roth has kits for multiple tanks which are designed to ensure proper even filling. I'm pretty sure I remember during training the Roth rep said their system was engineered to fill up to a 16 (or some...
Replies: 24
Views: 14,716
Posted By Spider-One

Is the boiler downfired? If it is you should...

Is the boiler downfired? If it is you should measure the temp at breech and confirm it hasn't been downfired too far.

If it is in fact condensation due to low return temps you could also look at a...
Replies: 36
Views: 4,957
Posted By Spider-One

The most important draft reading is over fire....

The most important draft reading is over fire. The reason they give you a spec for draft at the breech is for a reference so you know the standard drop across the appliance. Set up your NPPA and...
Replies: 7
Views: 4,432
Posted By Spider-One

Double check the wiring diagram for the control....

Double check the wiring diagram for the control. It should have separate wires for the igniter, motor and oil valve. Sounds like you might have wired it incorrectly and it's shutting off the motor...
06-28-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 43,967
Posted By Spider-One

Keep the fresh air supply going into the furnace...

Keep the fresh air supply going into the furnace return. It allows required make-up air to be brought into the home and the benefit is it would be tempered when passed over the heat exchanger or when...
06-27-11, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,497
Posted By Spider-One

Personally I would just replace the jack. It's...

Personally I would just replace the jack. It's not too expensive and every little bit counts. Riello switched to electric dampers for a while there but all new Riello's I've seen in the past few...
01-18-11, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By Spider-One

If sludge really is the problem couldn't they...

If sludge really is the problem couldn't they just clean out the tank and replace the supply line? Unless there are signs of rust or other structural tank issues I don't see why it would have to be...
10-27-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 18,377
Posted By Spider-One

Here in Canada the code has been upgraded to call...

Here in Canada the code has been upgraded to call for secondary containment for single tanks less than 550GAL and tank combinations of less than 1100GAL. So that means that a single wall steel tank...
Replies: 17
Views: 15,844
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I live in the Northwest Territories here in...

I live in the Northwest Territories here in Canada and I have yet to see one fuel oil tank with a heater. If you keep up with draining off any accumulated water from the bottom of the tank it...
Replies: 14
Views: 19,407
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I live in the NWT where power is ridiculous....

I live in the NWT where power is ridiculous. Obviously not everywhere will be the same but my main point was it's really dependant on where he lives and his cost for power/oil and that there can be...
Replies: 14
Views: 19,407
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Electricity being cheaper really depends on where...

Electricity being cheaper really depends on where you live, I can tell you anything electric in my area can pretty much be thrown in the garbage because of cost to operate. Easy one year payback if...
04-29-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,564
Posted By Spider-One

There's a lot more to replacing a burner than...

There's a lot more to replacing a burner than just popping in a new burner. Unless you really know what you're doing the new burner could really cause some problems if the flame pattern isn't...
Replies: 14
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spider-One

Can't really add anything to the original...

Can't really add anything to the original question but I didn't notice that there are copper fittings screwed directly into an iron fitting in the top left of the third picture. Not really good for...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,368
Posted By Spider-One

We have about 30-40 of the 65 series WM boilers...

We have about 30-40 of the 65 series WM boilers in service but they're all using Riello burners. A low CO2 with high excess air will also cause very high CO output which has the potential for being...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,368
Posted By Spider-One

Is it just me or is that CO2 reading way too...

Is it just me or is that CO2 reading way too low...

What burner model are you running? What boiler model?
Replies: 8
Views: 3,718
Posted By Spider-One

See this sort of thing around my area as well....

See this sort of thing around my area as well. I've seen several setups where the boiler pre-heats the water going into an oil fired hot water tank. In the summer they shut down the boiler and open a...
Replies: 8
Views: 3,718
Posted By Spider-One

I'm not sure if it's necessary by code with...

I'm not sure if it's necessary by code with regards to the coil in the boiler but you would definitely need an expansion tank on that hot water line with a backflow preventer or check valve in the...
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Views: 6,626
Posted By Spider-One

The hydraulic jack is what opens the air...

The hydraulic jack is what opens the air adjustment plate on the right side of the burner. For fuel there is a solenoid valve built into the pump which opens up after a set delay.

Make sure if you...
Replies: 21
Views: 6,626
Posted By Spider-One

As far as I know the turbulator is set relative...

As far as I know the turbulator is set relative to the nozzle size and doesn't require adjustment past that. So your factory turbulator setting should be 2. I'm pretty sure the range is four lines,...
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