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Would you Recommend Using a Leak Stop Product.

I designed and installed a hydronic heating system a couple years ago. It one zone with 4 loops using a TT PS 60 boiler. I have a very small leak somewhere I lose 2 psi every-other month. I don't...
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Thanks for the replies: I'm approx 30' from my...

Thanks for the replies: I'm approx 30' from my propane tank there are 2 regulators one on the tank and one just before it the gas line enters the house from that reg. approx 12 ' to where I want to...
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Will This Work

After the last power outage of 5 days, I'm going to convert my generator from Gasoline to propane. I have a 3/4" live feeding a TT solo 60 boiler, I want to know if I can also run a 16hp gen off...
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Advice Needed on VDT Circ

I just lit off my newly installed HW heating system. Im using a TT PS60 boiler, piped stright thru with a 008 VDT circ, I have 1 zone with 4 loops, 1 loop is just a tubeler radiator in the bath and...
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Posted By dunoon

Forgot

Thanks for the replies, I have a spiro-trap installed, I was pretty concerned about the flux and solder that might be in the system, I can't imagine that that stuff will do it any good.
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Question About Flushing System

Hopefully in the next couple weeks I'll be filling my system with water.
This is a totally new system though I used recycled convectors and piping from an old house that I took down. The boiler is a...
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Posted By dunoon

Modern Hydronic Heating

Siggy's new book Modern Hydronic Heating 3rd Edition will tell ya anything ya need to know.
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Posted By dunoon

Re-sweating pipe

I'm installing a hot water system in my house, I've installed a schrader Valve to pressurize the system to check for leaks before adding water. I've got some leaks
is there a trick or technique to...
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Posted By dunoon

Just wondering

What is the reason the boiler is setting "cady-wompas", just looks kinda strange.
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Posted By dunoon

Venting Supplement

Ya, there is a " PVC & CPVC Vent Supplement" it's 32 pages with all the info you'd need.

Rich Davis
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Posted By dunoon

cutting copper pipe

About 1/3 of the time when I'm cutting copper pipe with pipe cutter it will start to not run square (threading), It happens more on larger pipe 1" and above, I'm not using a cheap cutter I've tried...
01-26-11, 05:12 PM
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Posted By dunoon

Unions, Does It Matter, Just Wondering

Does it matter wish direction a union is attached to a pipe with relative to flow.
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Posted By dunoon

check valve

Sure can, it can hang open for various reasons.
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Open or Claosed system

Is the wood boiler system open to atmosphere, if so you'll need a heat exchanger somewhere in the system.
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Posted By dunoon

Thanks for getting me thinking

Thanks for the reply. I answered my own question. I Don't have enough heat loss to need the flows that are required for the TT boiler. Even with 10 D/T my smalllest flow is 1.2 gpm, so it will...
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Posted By dunoon

Will This Be OK

I'm installing a TT PS 60 on a 3 zone system zoned with valves. I was thinking of installing it direct, instead of P/S using a Taco VDT circ. My concern is, will there be enough flow thru the...
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Posted By dunoon

Which Controls and Why, Just Curious

I'm in the process of installing a hot water heating system in my house, no DHW. It's a simple system 3 zones with valves back to a manifold. Will be using a TT PS 60. Using 2 circs (one boiler, one...
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Posted By dunoon

Gauge Calibration

I was a mechanical calibration tech for many,many years. Zero is not a calibration point, thats why a lot of gauges use pins as pointer stops or sometimes the zero is a square on the dial anywhere in...
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Posted By dunoon

A D/P Circ Question

How does a D/P circ ie: Alpha sense pressure in a pipe. Also does Taco make a D/P circ or only D/T circs. Thanks
Rich Davis
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Posted By dunoon

Might try

Have your checked your flame detector, or your burner relay, if you have one. Had the same problem last week. Bad peeper.
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Posted By dunoon

It's your cistern

Hey Guys,
The plumbing systems used in the UK are something that us Yanks sometimes have a hard time understanding, especially the older low press. systems.
What the problem probably is the...
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Posted By dunoon

Thanks for the replys. I've read Siggy's book...

Thanks for the replys.
I've read Siggy's book twice and will probably again before its over.
Mike what are your suggestions on zoning?
My orginal thought was a TT boiler piped direct with a CV D/P...
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Will this work, if so for how long

Hi,
I'm installing HWBB in my house and planning on using using TRV for controling the convectors. I'm thinking of having them constantly pumped using either a VS D/T or VS D/P circulators.
...
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Posted By dunoon

Over Radiation?

I'm trying to select a panel radiator for a small bathroom. The only space that I have to put any kinda of heating emitter is 12"wide by 40" high. The heat loss for that room is aprox. 975btuh,...
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Posted By dunoon

System Design Question

Hi,
I'm designing a hydronic system for my 200+ year old house.
It's mostly HWBB with a space with a panel radiator, using a mod/con boiler and P/S piping. Using 1" for the primary piping and...
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