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sounds like everything is under control. good for...

sounds like everything is under control. good for you :)
hope all works out for the better. I too am in the process of researching heavily and your right, there isn't a whole lot out there. even...
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don't ever assume anything is too complicated for...

don't ever assume anything is too complicated for you to understand. when boiler guy shows up, ask questions..a lot of questions. the more you understand about the boiler the less fear you will have...
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I'm not so sure about draining all the water once...

I'm not so sure about draining all the water once a week. that's a little over the top. like changing your car's oil once a week. the boiler guy was probably refering to "skimming" the water once a...
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I have been looking at different types of high...

I have been looking at different types of high temp epoxies like JB weld but I'm not sure how hot the metal gets. I did pick up some cast iron specific brazing rods. was just hoping to not put so...
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sounds like your headed in the right direction....

sounds like your headed in the right direction. your gonna have to give it a little time for all the water to drain back to the boiler which is why it seemed like it was still moving. both valves...
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steam boiler water jacket crack.

my slant/fin jacket cracked pretty good. it does not have a hot water coil. I can actually see the crack from inside the water jacket where the hot water coil would go which means I can access it. I...
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is it possible that the feed line is open just...

is it possible that the feed line is open just putting more and more water in? my auto feed would stick from time to time overfilling my boiler until the radiators started leaking water.

that was...
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I am not a heating expert but I am with my steam...

I am not a heating expert but I am with my steam system. judging from the sound of it you simply have too much water in the boiler. your right about where the level should be. I would find the drain...
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crown bahama h/w boiler

my slant/fin (steam boiler) has a broken water jacket and needs to be replaced. I found a sweet deal on a crown hot water boiler locally. can the crown be converted to steam?
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