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03-03-15, 06:11 PM
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IRC R702.3.8.1 says not to use moisture resistant...

IRC R702.3.8.1 says not to use moisture resistant gypsum in areas subject to continuous high humidity. A bathroom ceiling would typically not have "continuous" high humidity... unless you have 12...
03-03-15, 05:10 PM
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Bathroom Drywall Ceiling Thickness (Green vs. Std)

We are going to hang a drywall ceiling in a bathroom remodel. It has trusses on 24" centers. I have been given advice by a professional drywall hanger who says I should use 5/8" green board. Other...
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Need a gear sprocket for an Edwards garage door opener

Edwards is out of business and so am I because the gear with the sprocket is shot. Does any one know where I can get parts?
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The only L8148E aquastats that I am familiar with...

The only L8148E aquastats that I am familiar with is the L8148E 1265 and L8148E 1299. Both have a fixed 15 degree F. differential. Neither are what I would consider "digital". You can find both...
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Rebuilding Bell & Gossett Zone Valves

I just got through rebuilding a few Bell & Gossett zone valves and I thought I would share my experience while it is fresh in my mind. My B&G CTS-7524 zone valves go out about every two years on the...
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What kind of aquastat do you have?

What kind of aquastat do you have?
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Yes I tried to clean the contacts. I even tried...

Yes I tried to clean the contacts. I even tried to file them with a point file after the cleaning failed. The replacement relay has much larger contacts and just plugging in a new relay will be...
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If you use the thermostat to control the gas...

If you use the thermostat to control the gas valve you would be running the boiler all the time and it would over heat. You need to go through the aquastat and therefore the relay to control the...
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I will send pictures later. Have to prepare for...

I will send pictures later. Have to prepare for a blizzard right now.
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The relay has two sets of contacts. One set...

The relay has two sets of contacts. One set controls the burner. The other controls the circulator pump which is 120 Volts. Some run the circulator continuously; therefore not needing a relay.
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The coil worked fine. The contacts were not...

The coil worked fine. The contacts were not functioning.
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I could not find a relay that would be a direct...

I could not find a relay that would be a direct sub so I found a socket type relay and removed the circuit board relay. After removing the relay I soldered 6 wires onto the circuit board and ran...
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PEX has a motor for $214 SKU111034. You can buy...

PEX has a motor for $214 SKU111034. You can buy the bearings and you can buy the impeller kit for about $15. I have rebuilt my pump so many times over the past 35 years that I should have replaced...
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I misspoke. I was not referring to the pilot...

I misspoke. I was not referring to the pilot light thermocouple, but the sensor going into the boiler well. So when my relay was turning on the boiler and not the pump, that tells me the relay coil...
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Thanks for trying. I don't fully understand what...

Thanks for trying. I don't fully understand what Furd was suggesting, but I think if I remove the relay I might be able to figure it out. The relay has two contacts so I think it will be a DPST...
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It says "Honeywell" on the top. On the base it...

It says "Honeywell" on the top. On the base it has 131625MZMS 4 with a spot of white just after the 4. I think it is just the edge of a stamp pad. I googled "Honeywell 131625MZMS 4", but did not...
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Where would I find a relay?

Where would I find a relay?
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Bench Testing Aquastat

A couple of months ago I was having problems with my Honeywell L8148E1299 not starting the circulator pump unless I toggled the power switch or tapped on the top of the relay. It was suggested that...
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Adapter

You can go to an RV dealer and get an adapter that is made for just doing what you want to do. From my experience blowing out a system with air take a LOT of air otherwise it just bubbles through...
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Here are some pictures in 2010 before and after I...

Here are some pictures in 2010 before and after I added new expansion tank and before replacing aquastat.
http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee469/hhornig/DSC01437.jpg...
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Sharing Pictures

I am sorry. It must be due to lack of sleep, but I can't paste pictures on this site.
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Temporary Solution

Right now I am turning off the boiler so that it doesn't start up without running the circulation pump. When it gets chilly in the house I turn on the boiler main switch and wait for the B&G CT-24...
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lawrosa, I am afraid I forgot how to send...

lawrosa,

I am afraid I forgot how to send pictures. There is a photo provide by NJ Trooper which shows the expansion tank included in this thread. I took several pictures of my system at that...
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I can't get a new aquastat until Monday. Can I...

I can't get a new aquastat until Monday. Can I run the pump continuously and if so, do I remove a zone valve actuator so the system is open or can the pump just dead-head? The pump is a B&G 100, I...
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Yes it was replaced along with the well. i am...

Yes it was replaced along with the well. i am sure the sensing bulb went to the bottom. That would not have any impact on the functioning of the relay. It also seems strange that it went up to 220...
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