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Posted By Glenn J

All set! Boiler was 165ish...drained to around...

All set! Boiler was 165ish...drained to around 18/19psi and shut off the feeder. I'll take a look later and see what it's doing. Thanks so much guys. :thumbup:
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Posted By Glenn J

Thanks guys! Given the weather, I'm not sure if I...

Thanks guys! Given the weather, I'm not sure if I can let it cool. If I drain, get the pressure to 12(ish) psi and shut off the fill, will that still give us a good idea of what's happening?
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Posted By Glenn J

Quick bump! Let me know what you guys think...

Quick bump! Let me know what you guys think regarding which feeder to shut off.
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Posted By Glenn J

Ok guys...pics! Boiler Pressure pictures by...

Ok guys...pics!

Boiler Pressure pictures by glennmj99 - Photobucket (http://s259.photobucket.com/albums/hh302/glennmj99/Boiler%20Pressure/)

Two new uploads with a better camera...

Tank and...
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Posted By Glenn J

Sorry guys. My terminology isn't always spot on....

Sorry guys. My terminology isn't always spot on. ;)

By domestic supply...I meant the domestic feed to the boiler.

I dug out an older digital camera I have and put the battery on the charger...
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Posted By Glenn J

Is the manual shut off valve basically the...

Is the manual shut off valve basically the domestic water supply? I want to make sure I'm n the same page!

The boiler is sitting at about 29/30psi when warm. When the circ kicks on, it drops to...
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Posted By Glenn J

New gauge was installed in late November, the old...

New gauge was installed in late November, the old one was leaking. New expansion tank was installed shortly after. I was with the guy (kinda helped, he needed some teflon tape and I used my pressure...
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Posted By Glenn J

I'm back! The pressure had increased over a...

I'm back!

The pressure had increased over a number of weeks, so I called our oil company. I had someone come in around December 28 or 30th and they replaced the feeder valve. The pressure was a...
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Posted By Glenn J

Thanks! That makes sense. The boiler has stayed...

Thanks! That makes sense. The boiler has stayed at 20 all weekend...luckily,no increase...and no more leaks! I'll certainly keep an eye on things.

I'm glad to hear that this is "OK" given how the...
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Posted By Glenn J

It's a Honeywell L8148A. I uploaded a pic to...

It's a Honeywell L8148A.

I uploaded a pic to the album: Boiler Pressure pictures by glennmj99 - Photobucket (http://s259.photobucket.com/albums/hh302/glennmj99/Boiler%20Pressure/)
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Posted By Glenn J

Sure! I can post a pic of that in a bit for you.

Sure! I can post a pic of that in a bit for you.
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Posted By Glenn J

Great info! I'll certainly keep an eye on things...

Great info! I'll certainly keep an eye on things with regards to off season hot water. It's easy enough to adjust that dial if needed.

HA! I'll do my best! It's gong to be tough this holiday...
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Posted By Glenn J

Another detail I left out! :o It's an oil fired...

Another detail I left out! :o It's an oil fired unit.

I opened up the box last night...there's only one dial in there. It's set to 160. So based on the posts, that's the low limit. Before, it...
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Posted By Glenn J

I haven't. Maybe I'll give that a shot this...

I haven't. Maybe I'll give that a shot this evening. I'll try and get it to 100 or under.

I'm about 95% sure there's only one dial in the box. I beleive that's the low limit dial? I can take a...
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Posted By Glenn J

Not that I plan on changing anything... Where...

Not that I plan on changing anything... Where should the pressure tank be mounted?

The aquastat is set to 160 right now. So if it were to be set lower, would the external tank call for water...
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Posted By Glenn J

Sorry for the delay guys! It's a warm start...

Sorry for the delay guys!

It's a warm start unit. We have an indirect fired tank, so the boiler is always on; year round. (and that tank is way way way better than the old domestic coil we used...
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Posted By Glenn J

No problem! Sorry for the pics, I just took them...

No problem! Sorry for the pics, I just took them on my Blackberry.

Boiler1.jpg is of the setup, Boiler2.jpg is the pressure with the boiler off, Boiler3.jpg is the boiler running after I turned...
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Posted By Glenn J

I know it sounds crazy, but that's what's...

I know it sounds crazy, but that's what's happening. Right now, the boiler is off....it's at 19-20 psi. When it fires, the pressure will drop to about 15psi.
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Posted By Glenn J

Weil Mclain Boiler running at 20psi...is this OK?

Weil Mclain Gold boiler and a Weil Mclain Gold indirect fired hot wanter tank; both installed in 10/2003. Both have been working just fine aside from the random issue here and there (leaky backflow,...
06-13-08, 07:59 PM
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Posted By Glenn J

I don't think we can post pics, so here are some...

I don't think we can post pics, so here are some links:

The unit:
http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh302/glennmj99/AC%20Drip/DSC03851Medium.jpg

Drain:...
06-13-08, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Glenn J

That's where it's leaking. It's leaking out of...

That's where it's leaking. It's leaking out of the far side of the unit, the side where the ducting is. It's then running into the emergency pan under the unit.
06-13-08, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Glenn J

Air handler leaking on new system

We just had a new 13 seer R-410A system installed (rheem) HUGE improvement over the old system we had.!

It does a great job cooling the house, but recently, the air handler is dripping A LOT into...
03-11-07, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Glenn J

Yes, two issues rolled into one. I tried to...

Yes, two issues rolled into one. I tried to compensate for the depth issue by cutting off some of the drain tube....the flex pipe just wouldn't work. The new adapter fits very well though. I wish I...
03-11-07, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Glenn J

I got it! I found a basically what looks...

I got it!

I found a basically what looks like a P-trap, with a flexible end that connects to the drain. Of course, the one I bought was a 1 1/2 or 1 1/4 so the fit was not as snug as I would have...
03-11-07, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Glenn J

Yep! I will post some pics in a bit. I'm going to...

Yep! I will post some pics in a bit. I'm going to head downstairs in a few and try a few things first. I do have a bit of flexible plastic pipe that I "may" be able to work with. Right now, the angle...
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