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Thanks to both of you for your help

Thanks to both of you for your help
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Grady & Trooper Thanks for your input. Sorry...

Grady & Trooper
Thanks for your input. Sorry for any confusion. I looked back and saw that I wrote "constant pilot" when in fact I should have written "constant ignition". I think the old constant...
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Posted By trout lake

Nope! It ain't the same control.....

Nope! It ain't the same control.....
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NJ I think a Honeywell R8184G might be the sane...

NJ
I think a Honeywell R8184G might be the sane but not sure.
It's identified as constant pilot and seems to have the same make up as the old GE
tl
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Posted By trout lake

Trooper it's a pretty simple unit (for those...

Trooper
it's a pretty simple unit (for those days) and my understanding is that it was in fact yesterdays version of a high limit. It would lock out after so many seconds if the stack temp didn't...
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Posted By trout lake

primary controller/oil

Hi Guys
I've got a primary controller on a oil furnace that's kaputz. it's an old GE.
The model #5200-D21. It's an old constant pilot.
It mounts on the outside of the furnace and has about a 5...
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Posted By trout lake

good article Who......thanks TL

good article Who......thanks
TL
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Posted By trout lake

Happy new year Who Thanks... Makes sense what...

Happy new year Who
Thanks...
Makes sense what you say. I'd sure like to find some data in support of theory for my files.
All the best
trout lake
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Posted By trout lake

heat exchangers

Hi guys
Had to go and wire in a super hot, 6 zone boiler for a plumbing company that calls me for these types of things cause they know dick about controls. They had installed a stainless steal heat...
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Posted By trout lake

Running 1.5 pipe to feed a 3/4 inlet to your rad...

Running 1.5 pipe to feed a 3/4 inlet to your rad is ridiculous. Your on the right track when you think of inefficiency's tho. Cause this would be right up there with the best of them. You need to...
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Posted By trout lake

RBEC I'm bumfuzzled! Are you saying if the...

RBEC
I'm bumfuzzled!
Are you saying if the circulator is not on the supply side you may never get rid of the air problem? How is that?
tl
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Posted By trout lake

Trooper Unless it's Don Hoe, I'll pay...

Trooper
Unless it's Don Hoe, I'll pay no-never-mind....
tl
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Posted By trout lake

28 Sounds like........ummm.....air in the...

28
Sounds like........ummm.....air in the system!!
So...........you need to get it out. My bet is, is that it was never properly purged when the system got installed. This is common. Why?? Cause...
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34 to isolate a tank, if it has a shut off...

34
to isolate a tank, if it has a shut off going into it, simply shut it off. It will make your life so much easier.
If you tried bleeding the tank and you got water out initially instead of air,...
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Posted By trout lake

You might want to take a draft check and make...

You might want to take a draft check and make sure you have adequate draw. I had a similar problem a couple of months back and the venting was in serious need of cleaning. Make sure you have a good...
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Cj Jamming pencils always makes me nervous....

Cj
Jamming pencils always makes me nervous. Check all the contacts coming into and out of the relay. If they all seem sound, the relay is most likely toast. Running the pump 24-7 is ok till ya get...
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Posted By trout lake

Tiny Bubbles

Hey guys
Dealt with it Saturday. It's as quiet as a church mouse. Thing sounds like it's got 24 jewel Swiss movement.......BINGO!
If we were any smarter we couldn't stand ourself

PS. Joy is the...
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12-14-07, 07:16 PM
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Posted By trout lake

What type of controller do you have on the unit? ...

What type of controller do you have on the unit?
The blower is in a circuit with the operating sequence. If it continues to run, it usually indicates a failure with the controller. Is there a...
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Posted By trout lake

NJ ya....I hear you about the 2 pump thing, and...

NJ
ya....I hear you about the 2 pump thing, and partially agree.
For the price of the pump tho, (less than $100), I like the set up......here's y
As you know boiler manufactures, 90% of the time,...
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Posted By trout lake

Your message is mixed. You mention not enough...

Your message is mixed.
You mention not enough hot water and not enough pressure in you question. it's either or to sus the problem. having said that....it could be both. What is it?
You said it was...
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Posted By trout lake

Alkin Just saw your latest post when I...

Alkin
Just saw your latest post when I posted.(slow at typing)
If i ever made that suggestion to a customer, I'd be toast. If ya got deep pockets fine.....fly at it. Sure sounds like overkill tho
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Posted By trout lake

You identified the problem when you said the...

You identified the problem when you said the system was noisy and seemed to have air in it...IT DOES!
If you don't purge the system properly the problem won't go away. The discharge is happening...
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Posted By trout lake

THERE'S ONE IN EVERY CROWD!!

THERE'S ONE IN EVERY CROWD!!
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Posted By trout lake

whining solved(i think)

Hey guys
FYI
Spoke to a design guy at Allied yesterday (super hot and Raypac boiler systems)
I explained to him from the beginning the diagnosis. He stopped me half way through and said "I know...
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Posted By trout lake

whine

i picked a good heading...."whining"...that be me.......wine at this point is more appropriate.
I'll revisit the problem this coming Saturday.
I'm going to flush the system and try an...
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