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Look at the charging port on the Moto G with a...

Look at the charging port on the Moto G with a magnifying glass, you will see that it is clogged with lint. I use a tooth pick and clean mine out periodically. Do NOT use anything metal in there....
08-26-15, 09:37 AM
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For a thorough understanding of the poison plants...

For a thorough understanding of the poison plants have a look at:
The Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac Site | The site for answers about poison ivy, oak, sumac and the skin rashes they cause....
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tom, Is this a full service oil company that...

tom, Is this a full service oil company that actually treats the oil for cold weather or a "cash" oil company ? I'm in NJ also and have a Roth tank outside with no problems so far. I do use a full...
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Posted By Joe C

You could use the NextGen remote extender. You...

You could use the NextGen remote extender. You place the "flying saucer" near the satelite receiver and put the transmitter/battery in your Dish remote. I have Directv and have been using this...
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Posted By Joe C

How much gas is in the tank ? Mine won't even...

How much gas is in the tank ? Mine won't even start if there's not a 3 or 4 gallons of gas in the tank. I have the same generator as you.
07-09-14, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Joe C

A licensed electrician in my area installed the...

A licensed electrician in my area installed the same genny for a customer. What he did was backfeed the main panel from the 50 amp recepticle and installed a sub panel to distribute power from the...
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Posted By Joe C

Well it was finally warm enough today for an...

Well it was finally warm enough today for an amateur to play with his oil lines. I did not use the tiger loop, instead, I removed the little plug in the pump and capped the return port. The burner...
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Posted By Joe C

So what am I learning from the gauge ? If the...

So what am I learning from the gauge ? If the needle does not move does it mean the pump is not "sucking" excessively to get oil ?

If I do not use the Tigerloop, the job will be easier to do. My...
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Posted By Joe C

OK, I replaced the original gauge with the one...

OK, I replaced the original gauge with the one Trooper linked to earlier. That gauge does not move at all when the burner runs. Stays at zero.

Regarding the single line setup, do I have to use...
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Posted By Joe C

The math looks good to me, I think:eek: I am...

The math looks good to me, I think:eek:

I am out of time for this now, guests coming for the holidays, so I can't be tinkering with the boiler. I did order the vacuum gauge so when the holidays...
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Posted By Joe C

Trooper, The bottom of tank is 6 feet higher...

Trooper, The bottom of tank is 6 feet higher then the burner. Piping wise, after the initial lift out of the tank, the oil has a 10 foot drop to the burner. Pipe is as follows: 4 ft drop from top...
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Posted By Joe C

Trooper asked: If there IS a positive pressure,...

Trooper asked: If there IS a positive pressure, would not this pressure exist even when the pump is not running? I was under the impression that the pressure did not go positive until the pump...
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Posted By Joe C

Furd, after a search of this forum it seems the...

Furd, after a search of this forum it seems the plug gets removed to convert to a single pipe system.
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Posted By Joe C

Trooper, the filter was changed late August of...

Trooper, the filter was changed late August of this year as part of the annual service done by the oil company. The boiler is serviced every year in August.

I ordered the gauge linked to in a...
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Posted By Joe C

I just went down stairs to "extra double check"...

I just went down stairs to "extra double check" everything.
Here is the layout: Copper oil supply line > Firomatic valve > input side of oil filter canister > output side of oil filter canister >...
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Posted By Joe C

This is the gauge I have. I did not get it on...

This is the gauge I have. I did not get it on ebay, I borrowed one from work.
Lot of 3 Ashcroft 0 2 in HG Subd Test Gauges | eBay...
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Yes, the gauge is installed after the oil filter...

Yes, the gauge is installed after the oil filter and before the suction side of the pump. Before I installed the gauge I wanted to see the needle move so I sucked on the gauge with my mouth and the...
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Posted By Joe C

Unexpected results

OK, I'm back.

I hooked up a vacuum gauge paying close attention to Trooper's warnings about Teflon tape and pipe dope. Had everything together in about 10 minutes. Pump started right up, no...
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Thanks so much for the help. I will acquire a...

Thanks so much for the help. I will acquire a vacuum gauge and some brass fittings and put this together. Also pipe dope rated for fuel oil. I'll report back with my results.
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NJT, I have General Filter canister. It has a...

NJT, I have General Filter canister. It has a black base and a red top. The top has raised lettering saying "model 1A-25A. In the center of the red top is a bolt with a 5/8" hex head on it. I...
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Posted By Joe C

Thanks spott for the reply. I will try to get a...

Thanks spott for the reply. I will try to get a vacuum gauge. If the pump is straining what would be a suitable replacement ? Would a single line help ? The tank is higher then the burner, so the...
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Posted By Joe C

Forgot to add, pump is a Suntec A2EA 6520, made...

Forgot to add, pump is a Suntec A2EA 6520, made exclusively for Beckett according to the label.
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Posted By Joe C

I had 2 lines with the 550 tank. They were...

I had 2 lines with the 550 tank. They were abandoned. The new lines were installed when the Roth was. As I think back, the original Utica boiler was here at the time. That boiler has been...
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Posted By Joe C

How to quiet overhead fuel lines?

I have overhead fuel lines and the "whine" sound coming from them is driving me crazy.

Here is my setup:

Slant Fin Intrepid boiler, 1.10 gal nozzle, Becket Burner.
Two 3/8 diameter copper...
09-05-13, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Joe C

I used the supplied connectors. The wires push...

I used the supplied connectors. The wires push in easily and feel very secure in the connector. I tugged on a few and none budged.
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