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Thanks! That helps a lot.. I have a plan...

Thanks!

That helps a lot.. I have a plan now.

Thanks to all for the help!
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Yes this is exactly what he has right now. ...

Yes this is exactly what he has right now.

Thanks that will save some money and time!

I assume I might need a mono flow just before the merge to the return to prevent flow back into the other...
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Splitting a single zone system question.

My sons home has a single zone HWBB system with a common return (1 1/4) Not 3/4 as shown on in the picture.

The house is a ranch, open basement the two legs merge into the return at the center of...
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Its 3/8 OD soft copper tubing type L Not all...

Its 3/8 OD soft copper tubing type L
Not all 3/8 is type L thickness
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Yes sludge is what I meant... my concern is that...

Yes sludge is what I meant... my concern is that eventually there will be an issue with tank being outside and above ground. I assume it will accumulate more water from condensation and thus form ...
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I have a conventional steel tank but I was...

I have a conventional steel tank but I was thinking it would be better to feed from the top than the bottom to avoid the slug from the bottom of the tank.
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Thanks I was trying to convince myself that...

Thanks

I was trying to convince myself that 1/2 was necessary due to the longer run. Since the pro says 3/8 we go with 3/8"

I'm getting this inspected so I'm doing my best to follow the rules...
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Thanks for the reply... I should also add...

Thanks for the reply...

I should also add that the piping will be run along the garage wall, the heated wall of the house. It will then enter the house and run along the basement ceiling the...
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What size oil line should I use?

Setting up a 275 tank outside, the next step is removal of the 550 in ground tank.
I have a Tank removal contractor doing the removal.

The replacement tank is above the boiler and is about 65...
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Repco Turbo flame TOS130 133,000 inut net as per...

Repco Turbo flame TOS130 133,000 inut net as per the tag 115,700 which states the net found by dividing the input by 1.15

The boiler is what I put in back in 1984 It was ahead of it's time......
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Thanks guys for the info! Any thoughts on my...

Thanks guys for the info!

Any thoughts on my boiler choices?

Pro / Cons?
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I see your point... It is not unusual for all 3...

I see your point... It is not unusual for all 3 zones to call for heat at the extreme which is below zero weather. We don't have that often but when we did have it for a week straight one year, the...
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Thanks. I was confused by the specs page.. I...

Thanks.
I was confused by the specs page.. I do see the volume of HW calls for about 70K with a 120 GPH first hour rating which is close to the calculation of 129 first hour based on our household...
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How much load should I add to account for an indirect hot water heater

I'm in the planning stages of replacing my boiler.

I used the Slant fin application and did a heat loss analysis on the house
The program states I have a 61,496 BTU / Hour heat loss which is...
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Trooper I don't believe the head was ever...

Trooper

I don't believe the head was ever changed until I did it... I would have remembered something like that being changed out. F3 was what I found marked on the old head.

Draft:
I wish I...
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Posted By ny_jets_head

Thanks for the reply's I realize that the...

Thanks for the reply's

I realize that the proper way to do this is to use an analyzer which I don't have.
The guys who worked on it did their magic on it without the use of an analyzer.

I have...
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Posted By ny_jets_head

Need help with my old 2 pass boiler

I have a Repco TOS 130 130,000 Turboflame, two pass, steel tube boiler which has gotten down fired by my boiler techs sometime over the years. I don't have the manual, I am the original installer,...
01-13-09, 10:46 AM
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Posted By ny_jets_head

Ceiling was loose in places at the seam in question.

When I pressed on the SR it was loose in places on both side of the seam. Not all areas were loose but I went over it to be sure that it was secured.

Seam:
I decided to make a mess and rip the...
01-12-09, 05:15 PM
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Surprised by your suggestion! The original job...

Surprised by your suggestion!
The original job when they built the house, was done they way you suggest I do the repair. It was far worse than what I have now, I had big gaps and the tape started to...
01-12-09, 07:06 AM
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Joint crack returns at ceiling, looking for suggestions

I guess they are stress cracks that have returned in the ceiling.
Last time we repainted we removed the paper tape joint and replaced it with fiberglass mesh.
The paper tape joint was really in bad...
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Thanks Trooper.. I just printed out the product...

Thanks Trooper..
I just printed out the product data manual, there is a discrepancy between the quick install manual regarding the Aux function. I'm going to contact Honeywell on Monday to get it...
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Posted By ny_jets_head

Boiler: Still have the existing boiler and hope...

Boiler:
Still have the existing boiler and hope to keep it running for as long as possible, it' just as efficient as many of the new ones. Repco turboflame two pass steel boiler.

Tankless coil:...
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Thanks! Very informative... I think I have...

Thanks! Very informative...

I think I have a slightly simpler solution to this, in my last post I was going to use a 3 way valve but now I think I can accomplish this by simply adding a "zone"...
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That is some pretty nasty looking stuff. Thus far...

That is some pretty nasty looking stuff. Thus far I'm safe to say I don't have anything like that going on. The boiler gets tuned annually soot is all I have seen the tech clean out of it.

As far...
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Posted By ny_jets_head

Thanks for the reply! System has 3 zones...

Thanks for the reply!

System has 3 zones they are copper baseboard.

I have AQ1000TN2 Communicating Thermostats. I'm still playing with them, I would like each zone to be programmed differently...
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