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I still have the old one. You want I should do...

I still have the old one. You want I should do something with it? And gil, I do wish I had an "alternate" plan that my wife could enact should something go wrong in my absence. Which are quite...
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Yup, it was the primary control on the burner....

Yup, it was the primary control on the burner. Guy at supply house said that since all these controls started switching over to solid state construction he's sold more in the last couple years than...
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We probably got around 8". The trees and...

We probably got around 8". The trees and powerlines around here took a beating though. The dirty unmetered voltage produced by generators is definitely a problem. Electronics are so sensitive and...
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boiler not firing

Lost power yesterday. Hooked up generator and went about my business. Heat was working fine. Shut gen down for the night. Started gen this morning, powered everything up.....but no heat. Everything...
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It will be up to temp so Im not worried about...

It will be up to temp so Im not worried about condensing, just unnecessary cycling.
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Yeah its just like page 5. I have a buffer tank...

Yeah its just like page 5. I have a buffer tank piped into the primary loop with the var spd pump sipping out of it. The boiler sensor is in the buffer well for real time temps. The 361 has full...
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Heat call temps vs. indirect call temps

Here's another what if situation pertaining to my new indirect and Tekmar 361. Usually my boiler temps rarely exceed 130-140 degrees during the heating season. My indirect seems to settle on a boiler...
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Comic relief is a good thing. Glad I could help.

Comic relief is a good thing. Glad I could help.
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Yeah, I'm out. Too much for too little. I will be...

Yeah, I'm out. Too much for too little. I will be doing that damper though. Not sure when though. Looking forward to seeing some performance numbers on it.
As always, thanks for educating me and...
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That sounds like a lot of effort for a little in...

That sounds like a lot of effort for a little in return. You guys are making me think twice about this "simple" thing.
The vent damper in the other hand....hmmmm.
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!!??!What is that?? You know what, I don't even...

!!??!What is that?? You know what, I don't even care, I want one. It just looks cool!
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I looked all over the literature for the 361 and...

I looked all over the literature for the 361 and can't find anything that supports a post purge situation. On my system, the buffer is piped into my primary loop. All I need to do is get the boiler...
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The boiler pump is wired into the Tekmar. It runs...

The boiler pump is wired into the Tekmar. It runs when the Tekmar senses the buffer temp is too low for injection purposes. The 2 circs could run at the same time if they both called simultaneously....
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I can't believe my thread wasn't captured. It was...

I can't believe my thread wasn't captured. It was 54 pages long! Longest thread in bb history for gods sake! Sheesh.
Anyway, its a plain mpo. Im not that educated computerwise where I could do any...
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Ha! I knew you wouldn't be able to resist. Cool....

Ha! I knew you wouldn't be able to resist. Cool. Been fishing? I had a horrible spring in western long island sound but a phenomenal one on the s shore. A lot of trips with a dozen bass all over...
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I wish I had a wayback machine. Would love to...

I wish I had a wayback machine. Would love to have saved my thread just for sentimental and historic purposes. A lot of cool stuff was discussed on there. Basically the taco 504 handles the heat call...
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Exactly! Thank you sir. You know I appreciate it.

Exactly! Thank you sir. You know I appreciate it.
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Troop, how the hell are ya?? You definitely have...

Troop, how the hell are ya?? You definitely have or had a schematic that pretty much was the as-built. You guys pretty much designed this thing from the ground up for me.
Burnham mpo84, primary...
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Posted By johndl58

Circulator timer relay?

Since installing a indirect hw tank I have discovered that the dhw call will almost always be of greater temps than the buffer tank calls for my baseboard heat. I would love to be able to take...
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Spoke to a couple of Tekmar reps today. They told...

Spoke to a couple of Tekmar reps today. They told me the easiest way around this is to just put the DHW on its own relay. So that's what I did. Went and got a taco 501 and wired it in. Problem...
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DHW and a Tekmar 361

I'm back. 2+ years later and I finally added the indirect to my system. Now I'm wondering, and thinking I need another controller and/or relay for the indirect. Quick synapses: Burnham mpo84 piped...
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Maybe next season, I'll try the boiler sensor in...

Maybe next season, I'll try the boiler sensor in the buffer well just for giggles.
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The 361 has a adjustable diff of 2-42 degrees.

The 361 has a adjustable diff of 2-42 degrees.
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Obviously the mix sensor has to go where it has...

Obviously the mix sensor has to go where it has to go. I would be interested as to why he suggests what he does for the boiler sensor.
On my system, when the boiler first fires, the max differential...
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Posted By johndl58

Joe, my boiler is not a mod/con. it is a burnham...

Joe, my boiler is not a mod/con. it is a burnham MPO84 CI boiler with a beckett burner.
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