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Weil-McLain series 68 oil boiler(s).....

Hi everyone,
I have a quick question about my circa 1992 Weil-McLain Series 68 oil fired water boilers. I have one boiler in my home and one is installed in my mom's home. They are the exact same...
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I need more heat in my living room....

Hi everyone,
My wife and I purchased our home in 2014 and before we moved in we had the hardwood floors refinished. During that process, we removed a section of baseboard in our living room...
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Should I order a new cad eye cell as well? If so,...

Should I order a new cad eye cell as well? If so, what model eye should I buy? I know that part is original as well.
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Ok great thank you for the quick response. Here...

Ok great thank you for the quick response. Here are some pictures on my burner. Will the part that you provided the link to fit my burner? In reading some of the reviews, they mention differences in...
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Posted By Zack1978

Weil-McLain Series 68 oil boiler....not firing correctly

Hi everyone,
I seem to be having an issue with my Weil-McLain series 68 oil fired boiler that was installed in 1992. What seems to be happening is that the boiler attempts to light and the burner...
01-04-18, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Zack1978

How/Where do I connect the blue C wire? WIFI Thermostats wanted.... gas furnace

Hi everyone,
I want to install a new WIFI thermostat in my home and I need some guidance in terms of connecting the blue "c" or common wire. Currently the wires that are connected at the...
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Posted By Zack1978

Heating oil quality......is it all the same?

Hi everyone,
I have a quick question related to the quality of heating oil being sold. Does anyone have any insight as to the differences between companies and the quality of oil they sell? Is...
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Posted By Zack1978

Unfortunately we are stuck with oil. When looking...

Unfortunately we are stuck with oil. When looking at the Supplyhouse website, there does not seem to be a 114,000 BTU boiler, so that is why I was looking for a range.
The current boiler is fired...
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Posted By Zack1978

Sizing a new hot water oil boiler

Hi everyone,
When I had our boiler cleaned a few weeks ago, the tech mentioned that my boiler is nearing the end of it's run. He noted this because it is rusting around the coil area, and the...
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Posted By Zack1978

Based upon the issue raised about a high volume...

Based upon the issue raised about a high volume water system vs small(er) boiler, can't a boiler bypass be installed to deal with that issue? It worked for me.
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Thank you everyone. I will pass along word that...

Thank you everyone. I will pass along word that his boiler is not garbage, and that he should not dump it. I will get some pictures and find out when it was last cleaned. He is not technically or...
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Posted By Zack1978

Munchkin Boilers....what do you know about them?

Hi everyone,
I good friend of mine purchased a 2,800 sqft home that is heated with baseboard radiators and a Munchkin wall hung gas boiler. This winter was his first in the new home, and he has...
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Posted By Zack1978

Maytag MAH6500AWW Washing Machine....drain hose pumping too much volume?

Hi everyone,
I own a Maytag front loading washing machine (MAH6500AWW), and I am having an issue with the draining cycle.
The issue is that when the machine pumps the drain water out of the...
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Posted By Zack1978

In post #3, the picture of the corroded pipe is a...

In post #3, the picture of the corroded pipe is a mix a steel and copper. That will be all replaced by copper. What kind of temporary stop gap measure can I really use to deal with this? I am not...
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Posted By Zack1978

And more pictures.................. Based...

And more pictures..................

Based upon the pictures, is it best to leave this job to a pro? My regular plumber is out of commission for a while as a result of shoulder surgery.
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Posted By Zack1978

Two heat pipes corroded....how do I drain and bleed my system?

Hi everyone,
Yesterday evening I was in my basement and I noticed a puddle on the floor by one of my basement radiators. Upon further investigation, the copper pipe attached to that radiator is...
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Posted By Zack1978

Update.... I just wanted to give everyone an...

Update....
I just wanted to give everyone an update on the heating system performance. Since my last update we had very seriously cold temps here in NJ. In fact last weekend the temps dropped to...
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Posted By Zack1978

Thank you everyone. I guess the plumber used the...

Thank you everyone. I guess the plumber used the anti freeze because the homeowners are often away for periods of time visiting their son in CT. Based on the responses given, there is absolutely no...
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Posted By Zack1978

Is there a need for Tiger Loop in your system?

Is there a need for Tiger Loop in your system?
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Posted By Zack1978

Anti freeze as opposed to water in baseboard heating system?

Hi everyone,
I have a question about the use of anti freeze in a hot water heating system as opposed to actual water. My neighbor just had his boiler replaced over the last two days by a "high...
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Posted By Zack1978

Well it's the basement below, so not much heat...

Well it's the basement below, so not much heat from down there. I keep the basement zone at 62.
As far as cast iron goes, why can't it be mixed with copper baseboard? And the better heat from...
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Posted By Zack1978

What will removing the insulation do? I will...

What will removing the insulation do? I will vacuum the radiator tomorrow, however the radiator is a mess so I want to replace regardless.
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Posted By Zack1978

Here are the pictures from the underside where...

Here are the pictures from the underside where the pipes run under the bathroom floor and up to the radiator.
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Posted By Zack1978

Here are the pictures.......

Here are the pictures.......
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