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I a previous article to another thread I saw that...

I a previous article to another thread I saw that NJ Tooper runs his system at 150+/-, until colder outside temps arrive... then turns up to 165.

are you running con/mod boiler?
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I have to restock the wood supply, as well. ...

I have to restock the wood supply, as well.

I have fin tube which contains 4.5 gals (1st flr), with the 1 radiant loop piggybacked that adds another 4 gals. 2nd flr has another 4.5 gals in fin...
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Judging performance of existing gas boiler

I read a lot about boilers short cycling, and I understand that basic definition of short cycling

"NJ Trooper - this is an extension of the "Gas Boiler Pipe Distribution Sizing" thread - if that...
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IR .. really? not a chance spliced in temp...

IR .. really? not a chance

spliced in temp gages on tee fittings
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Wow ... read that article you suggested ... it...

Wow ... read that article you suggested ... it hits that nail on the head. I'm trying to analyze what happens in that short section of "common piping" - the analysis gets hairy - so that's why - I'm...
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right now .. with 250 ft pex piggybacked I'm...

right now .. with 250 ft pex piggybacked I'm measuring 25 deg delta +/-.

Now keep in mind this will all change if this radiant loop gets reconfigured to independent loop - I'll also be running...
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Pipe Sizes

Used plastic pipe clamps (like used for running domestic water)
Left 1-1/2 air space between rigid insulation and underside of floor (used spacer blocks to keep uniform space), When I said tightly...
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Gas Boiler Pipe Sizing

Currently, the 5/8” pex radiant loop is held to the underside of the 1st floor kitchen with ¾”pipe straps. I cut tightly fitting 2” rigid insulation between the floor joist and then covered the...
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Gas Boiler Distribution Pipe Sizing

Weil McClain Gas Boiler CGM 140,000 btu
Existing system has 2 zones each with circulators

I have temporarily added a radiant zone which is added on the end of the 1st floor loop (as an initial...
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