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09-16-13, 09:58 AM
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Tenant pointed at the nipple between the...

Tenant pointed at the nipple between the regulator and valve (which is an assembly from what I see of the parts listing) and said he was told it was leaking there.

My understanding is that the...
09-09-13, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,855
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HotPoint Gas Range Leak Testing

Have a HotPoint gas range, model RGB745WEH3WW in a rental unit. The propane company went by to install a new tank. The tech refused to hook the tank up saying that there was a leak at the junction...
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Views: 832
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Yea, that was a concern. I'm thinking maybe it...

Yea, that was a concern. I'm thinking maybe it would work better with maybe some thicker stone facing or something similar and cut out and seal the crap out of the recesses and leave them loose so...
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Views: 1,268
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If pressure treated shouldn't have dirt against...

If pressure treated shouldn't have dirt against it how do people get away with timber landscape steps, or do they just replace them often?
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Views: 832
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Ceramic Tile Inlay On Treated Timber Stairs

I'm building some outdoor stairs using 6x6 treated timbers. I would like to dress them up a little by routing out a recess and inlaying either ceramic tile or maybe stone facing. Looking for advice...
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Views: 6,810
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Well, this boiler is not long for this world...

Well, this boiler is not long for this world anyway, so no point worrying about it. But, yanked that POS coupler out and put in the new one and everything took off like it should. I putzed with the...
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Views: 6,810
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Thanks for the info. Fortunately, I was able to...

Thanks for the info. Fortunately, I was able to source the genuine Beckett coupler and am on my way to pick it up, or at least they say it's the real deal.
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Views: 6,810
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What should the length be for a Beckett AFG...

What should the length be for a Beckett AFG burner? I don't have the manual for this old one I have and want to replace the centrifugal coupler. I can't find the Beckett part anywhere and can only...
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Views: 2,811
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Old thread, but it caught my interest because I'm...

Old thread, but it caught my interest because I'm having a problem with one of these centrifugal couplers. I had to take the pump off and when I put it back on the motor wouldn't start up unless I...
10-11-11, 04:27 AM
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Views: 35,710
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This is an old thread, but these types of...

This is an old thread, but these types of questions pop up all the time. So for those that Google and find this, a readily available replacemernt for the Mission coupling is a Fernco 3001-33. Most...
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Views: 4,781
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Apparently the mystery is solved. According to...

Apparently the mystery is solved. According to the manufacturer this is a normal condition based on conductivity of the water, or lack thereof. They recommended pulling the probe completely out to...
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Views: 4,781
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HydroStat 3150 LWCO Not Active

I installed a WGO-3 that has the 3150 controller. The LWCO showed active and was working as advertised after I fired up the boiler, but this morning I checked it and it no longer shows active. ...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-02-10, 07:01 AM
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Views: 37,784
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I'm in the market for an indirect and was looking...

I'm in the market for an indirect and was looking at Amtrol because I can get a decent price on one from the local supply house. But reading this thread makes me wonder if I should go with Amtrol. ...
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Views: 26,365
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What was the total investment?

What was the total investment?
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I had the exact same leak issues when adding a...

I had the exact same leak issues when adding a zone to an existing system. I made up a manifold using fittings I got at HD and every joint leaked. I used dope on each one and while it very well...
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Views: 10,166
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Cold it will drop to about 15, 12-15 being the...

Cold it will drop to about 15, 12-15 being the set on the regulator. Expansion tank is ok. Like I say it has always run at 20 psi when hot. It's not excessive by any means, but doesn't really need...
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Views: 10,166
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I have a similar problem that's bugged me for...

I have a similar problem that's bugged me for quite a while. My boiler has always run at 20 psi. I seem to recall this being the case for as long as I've owned this boiler. I've replace pressure...
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Views: 1,933
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Yea, I'll work on the heat loss calculations, but...

Yea, I'll work on the heat loss calculations, but in the meantime I figured what the heck. My current boiler has a hairline crack in the edge of one of the sections and I figured I may as well try...
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Views: 1,933
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Actually, I think the head has to change and the...

Actually, I think the head has to change and the pump pressure changes some also.
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Great! One less expense. I guessed it was just...

Great! One less expense. I guessed it was just a matter of nozzle size, but wasn't sure.
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Views: 1,933
Posted By boutym

GO3 -vs- GO4 Burner

I'm thinking of replacing my broken WGTO-4 boiler with a WGO-3 and indirect water heater. What's the difference between a GO3 and GO4 burner in that can the 4 be converted to a 3?
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Views: 26,365
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My Weil-McLain WTGO-4 developed a crack in the...

My Weil-McLain WTGO-4 developed a crack in the side of the second section this month. I had my oil company sales guy out today and he quoted me a replacement for both a Burnham V8H3 and a System...
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Views: 1,154
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Well, after getting some pricing in the $4000 to...

Well, after getting some pricing in the $4000 to $5000 range I decided to do it myself. I ended up taking the chimney down to the roof because things got worse after inspecting further. I found all...
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Views: 1,794
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Electrons work differently in China :D ...

Electrons work differently in China :D

Seriously though, I try to avoid anything not US made when it comes to network installation, but this can be an exercise in frustration sometimes. Many of...
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Views: 1,154
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Chimney Woes - My luck as usual

I recently discovered bricks pushed out on the side of my chimney and went to investigate. Whoever built the chimney violated just about every rule on chimney construction I've read about. The...
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