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Its nothing reccomended

Its just something I thought of one day. I had never heard of one and decided to search the web. I found it and bought it.

If anything, I should put one by my stove. A couple times in the past 20...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Smile parallel option

The Rinnai E110C comes from the factory with the adapters and option to vent it with a two pipe PVC system. Instead of the concentric two pipe set up, you can pop out a 3" plug and convert it in just...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

I bought it just because....lol I'm not...

I bought it just because....lol

I'm not looking for something to 'save' me. I think the one I bought was a First Alert. If I had to guess, it was $30.00.

I'm doing this boiler change over in...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

I'm exiting with a two pipe system. I call...

I'm exiting with a two pipe system.

I call the vertical risers " candy canes " because of the shape. High enough to be above the snow and far enough apart not to feed each other.

Can they be...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Making the transition to gas. Detector?

Call me cautious...

I'm about to get my new gas piping inspected.

I've had a long relationship with heating oil. I never worried about a spill. Oil spills don't blow up. :madhell:

Don't get...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

96% efficient boiler vent termination

I'm at the end of my installation of my Rinnai E110c combi-boiler.

I've read through the book and they list all the clearances from windows, doors etc. What they don't mention is if there has to...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

better the top than the bottom !

In my mind, I think of lumber a with a load on it as being squished together on the top and stretched on the bottom. ( Deflection ) As an electrician, I stay away from the bottom of any joist and...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Thanks T.O.

I really do appreciate both of your help.

I did find my coil of 18/2 shielded cable. I've got about 100' feet left doing nothing but collecting dust. :P

Many people have made the mistake of...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Thans NJ Trooper

Thanks,

I've got a coil somewhere from when I ran stuff for Cambridge heating units in an old Mill complex.

I poked around looking for info on the required wire and couldn't find anything....
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Outdoor reset conductor

I've got a Rinnai combo boiler. What type of wire is used for the outdoor reset sensor?

T Stat wire is what I'm guessing.
03-30-13, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/insulation-radia...

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/insulation-radiant-vapor-barriers/491998-circa-1872-a.html#ixzz2P53DDRX3][/url]

The knee wall is in the living space on the second floor...my bedroom
03-30-13, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Hey, its only money....

I got in touch with local gas company and they will foot the bill 75% for blown in insulation and leak sealing as well.

As for the soffit, its there but built like a ship...lol Trying to make a...
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03-30-13, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Big pipe wrench!

Its rusted in place. A good pipe wrench will free it up! ( I hope )
03-30-13, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Circa 1872

I'm the proud owner of an old house in Mass. Albet well over 100 years old.

Its a story and a half, so the second floor has knee walls about 5 feet tall and a slanted ceiling about 7 feet in...
03-30-13, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

wanna bet a nickel its a compression connector?...

wanna bet a nickel its a compression connector? lol

;)
03-30-13, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Hmmmm

I looked at the picture again, and again, to me it looks like a compression connector, and I could be very wrong, yet it looks like a threaded hub on the bottom.....and a 1/2" knock out on the top...
03-30-13, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

It almost looks like a compression connector on...

It almost looks like a compression connector on the top of the meter socket. If that's the case, the little compression ring inside is toast.

Maybe I'm crazy, but if all else fails, I'd paint the...
03-28-13, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Hmmmmm

The only time I've seen water get into a panel is through service entrance cable because the duct seal leaks on the top of the meter socket.

The one thing I did notice in the picture is that the...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Heat transfer

I look at a boiler as a heat exchanger.

Oil has a higher temperature. If gas is burning 100 degrees cooler, wouldn't the cast iron in the boiler have less heat transfer into the water and more...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Over sized boiler..... smaller nozzle?

As I make the transition to a new gas fired mod con combo boiler and educate myself on the neat things it does.... I start to think....lol

Given that this house had a 140KBTU boiler and I dropped...
03-24-13, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

if I had to guess, the breaker needs to be...

if I had to guess, the breaker needs to be replaced.

The last breaker I had to change was on a dryer. Same thing. Buzzing.
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Posted By Reefcrazed

T Stat and cir pump on my new Rinnai combo

I've wired many boilers in my day, but of course mine has got to be different.

The Rinnai E110C boiler has a connection for the T-stat on the terminal strip. One thing it mentions is to not...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Thanks guys

I think if I wanted to add the second mono flow (backwards on the return ) would be A LOT of work. One union and a whole lot of pipe in the loop...lol That rigid pipe has been there forever and I'm...
03-24-13, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Reefcrazed

How long is the break?

Do you have any suppliers of cement pipe near you? A 12 " pipe is about 100 lbs. I think they come in 8 foot sections. I wonder if you can get a shorter piece.

I guess you could use plastic, as it...
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Posted By Reefcrazed

Boiler flow....

NJ Trooper:

When I say I was to balance the system, I mean to try and control the flow to each radiator. Some are Hot, some are perfect and some are cooler.

With the single loop of mono flo's,...
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