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Friend of mine had the exact same issue for...

Friend of mine had the exact same issue for years. Toilets are swirling again. Sigh... sinks are slow. His bed was not properly installed, Too much hard clay and a bowl shape yard filled his tank...
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That's pretty close to what we have worked out...

That's pretty close to what we have worked out the last couple days... dropped the temp on the mixing valve to minimum and turned the circ pump on the slab to low instead of high. With three cast...
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Thank you Everyone for your comments. I really...

Thank you Everyone for your comments. I really appreciate the help.

Now I will throw a curveball in...
Remember I am not a heating guy...
Orlan 60 puts out 60KW of heat not 60,000 BTU
60 KW =...
02-07-18, 11:42 AM
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Years ago I had a feeder set up for my chickens. ...

Years ago I had a feeder set up for my chickens. I found a hole chewed in the top, so thinking it was rats or red squirrels (which we have hundreds and are a huge pest) I set 2 rat traps on top of...
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Yes I talked to the company rep in Canada. He...

Yes I talked to the company rep in Canada. He thinks my slab is losing too much heat into the ground. I adjusted the air to recommended settings and we used much less wood in the last 2 days.
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What are the downsides of adding a second or 3rd...

What are the downsides of adding a second or 3rd 20 or 30 gallon expansion tank in parallel with the 20 I already have? The bigger ones are not cheap at all. Can I use domestic water expansion...
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Posted By Norther

Building is 40 X 80 with 18' ceiling. 2X6 walls...

Building is 40 X 80 with 18' ceiling. 2X6 walls insulated and vapour barrier. attic is blown in not sure how thick.
Slab is 6" with 1 1/2 foam under it. Foam is garage door pieces so it has metal...
02-06-18, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Norther

We had great luck this year with a shop vac. ...

We had great luck this year with a shop vac. Simply hook it into a length of 1 1/2 ABS pipe...tape it secure it...you really really dont want it to come loose and spew hundreds of them at you. That...
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Posted By Norther

I will order a larger pressure tank today. Any...

I will order a larger pressure tank today. Any suggestions? Would 3/4 pex be large enough to connect it? I am lacking tools to run anything bigger except $$$ copper $$$
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The tank is very insulated and vapour barrier it...

The tank is very insulated and vapour barrier it is inside losing very little heat. None of the pipe is insulated yet. We did not want to waste pipe insulation before we had all the parts (boiler...
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Posted By Norther

Thanks for your feed back. I appreciate the help....

Thanks for your feed back. I appreciate the help.

The system was flushed ... the second time we filled it. The screen plugged so often the first time we flushed and flushed when we had to replace...
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Edit.. Sorry our Pressure relief is 30 psi not...

Edit.. Sorry our Pressure relief is 30 psi not 40. Explains why it lets water out at 30.
We start cold (70 deg) at 15 psi. When it heats up to 140 we hit 30 psi. Does that indicate that our...
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Posted By Norther

Orlan 60 inheritance

Hi, I recently purchased a property that had a new Orlan 60 boiler brand new on the skid never hooked up. The place has 24 pipes coming out of the floor. I am far from civilization and it costs big...
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