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05-04-18, 03:53 PM
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Residential Sprinler system

I have an underground sprinkler system. I have a small leak at the 'cap' of the pipe - where the feed comes in through the house, then goes down into the ground to feed the sprinklers. Not sure what...
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Views: 1,187
Posted By skyjockey

The boiler has been problematic for the last 10+...

The boiler has been problematic for the last 10+ years - probably could have bought 2 new ones with all the maintenance performed on it over the years. Either Rapak doesn't make good boilers or I got...
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Posted By skyjockey

The boiler is about 17-18 years old. Google...

The boiler is about 17-18 years old. Google search said the lifespan of a boiler is between 10-15 years, so I assumed I was on borrowed time.

How long do the newer high efficiency boilers last on...
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Posted By skyjockey

Have a couple of estimates scheduled for Monday....

Have a couple of estimates scheduled for Monday. Due to the age of the boiler, plus have never been happy with it since day one, will be replacing the boiler.

If if anyone has reccomendations of...
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Posted By skyjockey

The Raypak model is H3-0180B. Thanks - Adam

The Raypak model is H3-0180B.

Thanks - Adam
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Raypak Boiler - exceeding high limit

I have a Raypak residential boiler with a Honeywell L6008G aquastat. The boiler used to get up to about 195 degrees before it turned off (pump continued, just gas turned off), but now, the boiler...
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By skyjockey

WaterWorker Pressure Tanks

Need to replace my 30 year old Amtrol pressure tanks. I have 2 in my house, both 86 gallon. I can get WaterWorker pressure tanks for about 1/2 the price of the Amtrol. Has anyone used WaterWorker...
04-10-17, 02:24 PM
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Views: 320
Posted By skyjockey

Ceiling access panel over drywall

I recently had some plumbing work done - added water shutoff valves in the basement ceiling. The basement is finished - all the ceiling have a drywall finish. I would like to add a ceiling access...
08-24-16, 08:51 AM
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Posted By skyjockey

Cinder block insulation

Recently purchased a cabin (more of a house) in NW Wisconsin. The house is built into a hill, so the back of the first floor of the house and part of each side is below grade. Part of the first floor...
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Views: 740
Posted By skyjockey

Just an update - had an on-line chat with MS...

Just an update - had an on-line chat with MS service tech - gave them some info and they emailed me back the product key - problem solved.

Thanks to all that replied - Adam.
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Views: 740
Posted By skyjockey

We are running Office 2013. Thanks - Adam

We are running Office 2013.

Thanks - Adam
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Views: 740
Posted By skyjockey

Upgraded to Windows 10 - now cannot use Excel

Upgraded to Windows 10 (from 7) and am now being asked for an Activation Key for the MS office products. I've had this PC for some time - do not have any of the activation codes. Is there a way to...
02-22-16, 06:48 PM
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Views: 1,103
Posted By skyjockey

Fleck 5600 - 48,000 grain water softener - Brine Fill question

I installed a Fleck 5600 a few months ago and the water was fine for the first month or so, then it slowly started to smell and taste more and more like well water - we have hard well water. The...
11-20-15, 11:52 AM
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Posted By skyjockey

Good luck - the second turbine meter they sent me...

Good luck - the second turbine meter they sent me started leaking within a day. Now have a paddle-wheel style meter installed - it has been a week and not a drop of water.
11-16-15, 07:54 AM
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Posted By skyjockey

Differnt style water meter

The dealer sent me a replacement water meter - lasted a few days before leaking again. They then sent me a different (larger) style meter and so far, it has been leak free. It has only been a few...
11-08-15, 08:15 PM
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Posted By skyjockey

It looks level to me. I have it hooked up with...

It looks level to me. I have it hooked up with flexible water lines, so there is a little play. When it is leaking, no matter how I move it, the leak is not any better. Seems to be a poor design...
11-07-15, 09:53 AM
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Posted By skyjockey

Fleck 5600 leak between control head and meter

I just recently purchased a 5600 Fleck 48,000 grain water softener. The install went pretty good and everything was working fine for about 5 days. A leak (more than just a few drips - needed to...
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By skyjockey

All the tires are the same size and correct tire...

All the tires are the same size and correct tire pressure. It has been doing it for quite some time, just getting worse with time.

Thanks - Adam.
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Views: 967
Posted By skyjockey

2005 Chevy Tahoe Traction Control problems

I have a 2005 Tahoe (about 110,000 miles) with traction control. When moving from a start, the traction control almost always comes on - including that 'squirrely' (not sure how to describe it) noise...
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Views: 3,148
Posted By skyjockey

Just don't see it. I scheduled a service call for...

Just don't see it. I scheduled a service call for next week

If I set the low limit (6008) to 160 - once it hits 150, it will cycle on and off every 10 seconds or so - until the thermostats stop...
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Views: 3,148
Posted By skyjockey

I just don't see it. Looking at the boiler again...

I just don't see it. Looking at the boiler again - there is an 'electronic fast response sensor'. There are 2 indicator lights on it 1- Over Temp Shut Down and 2 - Sensor Failure. When the temp hits...
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Views: 3,148
Posted By skyjockey

Thanks for the reply - yes, it could be a 'B'. So...

Thanks for the reply - yes, it could be a 'B'. So what you are saying is the high limit is not set by the aquastat, but by another control that is part of the boiler itself?

And yes, if I turn the...
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Views: 3,148
Posted By skyjockey

High Limit setting on Raypak Boiler

I have a Raypak Boiler H3-0180R with a Honeywell L6008G aquastat. I only have (or only see) a low limit setting on the aquastat - the boiler kicks off at 150 degrees - I would think it should get to...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,470
Posted By skyjockey

Craftsman GT5000 engine swap

I have a 9 year old Craftsman GT5000 garden tractor with a 27hp Briggs and Straton engine. The engine needs to be replaced. I can get a deal on a low hour Kohler 26hp motor out of a Craftsman DGT6000...
03-14-14, 08:26 AM
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Views: 3,145
Posted By skyjockey

Picture of Front window

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Hoping the picture gets attached - if not, I'll need to try it again.

It is the strip between each section of windows that needs to be replaced.

Thanks.

Adam
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