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I think the reason he was moving it was, quite...

I think the reason he was moving it was, quite frankly, he messed up.
I took another look at his quote, and the small thumbnail sized reference pictures,, which I glanced over initially, were wrong....
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The utility company does provide discounts...

The utility company does provide discounts etc..in the form of instant rebates. When questioned, the contractor said they all go to him. I don't get them.

Still looking for someone to do the job....
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Posted By zx7ninja

Converting to natural gas boiler: need help!

Hi guys. In some dire need of help here.

2- family up-down rental property. One of the super-old smith mills oil boilers went. Its has been chugging along the last couple of years, and just...
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Posted By zx7ninja

That's a very good point. And yes, I can do it....

That's a very good point. And yes, I can do it. Just was trying to avoid one large purchase, and spread the 1k out over the summer. But may as well bite the bullet. Its something to mull over.
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Posted By zx7ninja

I could do that. Was a thought. But figured if I...

I could do that. Was a thought. But figured if I was going to change the setup, why not go all the way. You know?
Also, I have PLENTY of wall available for baseboards. The convectors themselves are...
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Total boiler system revamp - have questions

Hi, guys. Well, of course it's dead middle of winter, and my boiler decides to finally have major issues. Ugh.
Recirculator sprung a flange leak, firebox powdered, efficiency dropped huge.
I'm...
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Posted By zx7ninja

Actually looking at the gauge again it's altitude...

Actually looking at the gauge again it's altitude that boosted from 15 to 20, and now 25 when I added water. Pressure still says 10.
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Posted By zx7ninja

Pressure was 15 before, temp at 150. I can...

Pressure was 15 before, temp at 150.

I can try pics, but not sure how it'll work out all I have is a cell phone. My apartment was burglarized the other day, no computer anymore. Or anything else...
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Posted By zx7ninja

Need some immediate help with hot water convection system

Hi guys. Having an issue. I have plenty of oil, furnace running.
Old convector system.

Some convectors were working some not.

So I bled them all.

I could hear the air come out but no water....
Forum: Water Heaters
02-16-17, 08:35 AM
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Posted By zx7ninja

I have not. Good call. I will do so this evening,...

I have not. Good call. I will do so this evening, and report back.
Forum: Water Heaters
02-16-17, 08:21 AM
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Posted By zx7ninja

Is my water heater failing?

OK guys. 40 gal standard water heater. NG fuel source.

Don't remember brand.

I've noticed a HUGE drop in it's ability to heat, and amount of hot water provided.

It's gotten to the point...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-16-17, 08:08 AM
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Posted By zx7ninja

OK, been a few weeks, but I have an update on...

OK, been a few weeks, but I have an update on this.

First:
The incoming water temp is just above freezing in the winter. In the low 30's. Very cold.
The rest of the year it is much warmer.
So...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-09-17, 05:11 PM
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Posted By zx7ninja

Perfect. Thanks for the direction! I'll give...

Perfect. Thanks for the direction!
I'll give them a call in the morning, and go over all of these with them, see what they have to say.

Anything else I should ask, or note, while I've got them on...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-09-17, 07:07 AM
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Posted By zx7ninja

Ummm....I guess the correct answer would be I...

Ummm....I guess the correct answer would be I don't know?

I am hooked up to the underground gas main provided by the utility company,which feeds the entire street (dead end cul-de-sac). I have...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-07-17, 08:13 PM
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Posted By zx7ninja

Rheem tankless - help/advice needed

Hi guys.

I acquired a Rheem Tankless water heater. Natural Gas fueled.
Direct vent.

I don't remember the model number off hand, but I can find it if you guys want.
I looked it up a few months...
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Posted By zx7ninja

I know it's been a couple of weeks or so, but I...

I know it's been a couple of weeks or so, but I wanted to give you guys an update.

I do have the older style. Which means a complete drain to do the service.

Being that's it's 10 degrees out or...
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Posted By zx7ninja

Aaaaand I think you might be right. I think...

Aaaaand I think you might be right.

I think it was older valves, and the kit was already used.
It appears that the powerhead sits on a metal plate, which attaches via 4 screws in a screw pattern...
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Posted By zx7ninja

Thanks, guys. Currently I cannot post a pic, as...

Thanks, guys.
Currently I cannot post a pic, as I do not own a camera.

Regardless, they are Honeywell 8043e zone valves.

So I went and bought 2 new actuator heads. 8043e, from lowes. 60 bucks...
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Posted By zx7ninja

2 zones not working, 3rd won't reach temp

Hi all, having an issue with my heating system.

It is a Teledyne Lars boiler, 3 zones.
zone 1 - 1st floor except den.
zone 2 - 2nd floor
zone 3 - den and basement.

Zone 1 works, but since...
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Posted By zx7ninja

After repair work: boiler won't start!

Hi, all.
Need a little help here.

Peerless boiler
Carlin EZ-1HP oil burner

My neighbor wanted to do a little work, so I helped him out. All he wanted to do was add a hot water baseboard...
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Posted By zx7ninja

It is on it's own circuit. I will turn the...

It is on it's own circuit.

I will turn the circuit off for a few and then try it again.

There is power to the unit. Every button works except the 2 front buttons. All of the top buttons for...
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Posted By zx7ninja

Kitchenaid dishwasher won't start

Hi guys, hoping you can help me with this issue here.

I have a KitchenAid kuds01dlbl1 that won't start. It appears that all buttons function normally to select mode and options. Also, the reset...
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Posted By zx7ninja

When I say bled everything I meant all of the...

When I say bled everything I meant all of the baseboards.

So, as far as the balance valves go, if I understand it right, I install one on each return, and by reducing the flow a little in one side...
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Posted By zx7ninja

Ok guys. After working great for 2 weeks, the...

Ok guys. After working great for 2 weeks, the tenant ran out of oil. Got a delivery, started the boiler back up, and again, only heat in the one side. It will not travel to the other side of the...
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Posted By zx7ninja

OK, guys. Sorry for the lack of response so far....

OK, guys. Sorry for the lack of response so far. Been dealing with a whole host of other issues.

At any rate, I went there on the 27th and took a video and a bunch of pics. Now I just have to...
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