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    It is a closed loop, non pressurized flow cntr. ...

    It is a closed loop, non pressurized flow cntr. The flow cntr. was clear, but smelled heavy of methenol?
    Slinky piping horizontally. The sensor is attached to coaxial
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    Boilerman workin' on geo

    I have a Bosch 5 ton water to air, tripped on freeze stat. Reset it, some #
    gpm=15 air split=18 water split=6.9
    suction=74psi ( r~419 ) superheat=12 flow center circs 1.3 amps
    wtr in=35.9 wtr...
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    That gas valve...looks like a combination vlv. ...

    That gas valve...looks like a combination vlv. Those came out
    in the 60's
  4. Just get a uncoiler thats used for PEX tubing. ...

    Just get a uncoiler thats used for PEX tubing. There a many variations, the better ones have wheels, and take apart easily
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    Yes exactly... The water zone is probably...

    Yes exactly... The water zone is probably controlled by a wall t`stat, that operates the circ pump and fires the burner, BUT LIMITS the burner to say 175 degrees.
    This way the rest of the house...
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    I would think the aqua stat is there to limit the...

    I would think the aqua stat is there to limit the boiler from steaming...
  7. If held today... I would vote for Ben Carson. ...

    If held today... I would vote for Ben Carson.

    However, I will disclose I have voted in every presidential election since 1980... and never picked the winner. ..
  8. I have had the same thing on carrier equipment....

    I have had the same thing on carrier equipment. ... don't know if Lennox uses a similar hi limit
    pull hi limit and check
    good luck
  9. Thread: test

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    test

    test
  10. No taxation on open carry here in Michigan. ... ...

    No taxation on open carry here in Michigan. ... They hammer us enough on all other taxes. ..
  11. Michigan has been a open carry state since the...

    Michigan has been a open carry state since the 1800's.
    We also have conceled carry. Open carry does not necessarily allow you to brandish a firearm.

    Very few people walk around open carry.
    LOTS...
  12. Looks like pulling blower assembly from that...

    Looks like pulling blower assembly from that won't be fun...
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    Yes record snow amounts here too. Temps...

    Yes record snow amounts here too.
    Temps finally forecast to climb above freezing in the coming days.

    I for one have seen enough frozen pipes
    for this season
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    Pipe it to the manufacturer specs. Be ready...

    Pipe it to the manufacturer specs. Be ready willing and able to thread 2.5" andor 3"... that is if you want it to operate properly
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    I know. .. ya yoopers call us down staters...

    I know. .. ya yoopers call us down staters TROLLS. .. we carry too. Keeps the thugs guessing
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    Pulling the blower assembly looks like apain in...

    Pulling the blower assembly looks like apain in the vein...
  17. If the pilot is lit then the pile is ok. Try...

    If the pilot is lit then the pile is ok. Try temporarily bypassing the control wiring. All connections must be clean and tight. Never leave controls bypassed after trouble shooting

    Good luck....
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    Good info. thank you...

    Good info. thank you...
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    capacitor testing...

    What instruments do you use to check mfd. on run caps ?
  20. The tail gives it away... Opossum

    The tail gives it away...

    Opossum
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    I must say, I ALWAYS clean flame sensors with...

    I must say, I ALWAYS clean flame sensors with sand cloth. I have never had issues with said flame sensors ... ever due to sand cloth cleaning...


    Stay safe out there bros.
  22. I use wire ties, with a " twister-tool". Yes,...

    I use wire ties, with a " twister-tool". Yes, hands and knees.
  23. Yes there is a better way... I use 2" DOW...

    Yes there is a better way...


    I use 2" DOW blue board, and I use 6"x6" # 10 wire mesh. You can lay out tubing percisely, sure, it takes more time, but that's how I roll...


    MERRY CHRISTMAS
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    If your talkin' bout removing a bolt... left hand...

    If your talkin' bout removing a bolt... left hand drills and screw extractors { easy outs } do sometimes work. Striaght holes well centered are the ticket. Another way many of us use is to weld a...
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    Great to hear. My bro. in law in Joliet will be...

    Great to hear. My bro. in law in Joliet will be HAPPY.

    I bet them politicians in Chi-town are shaken in their 3 piece suits...
  26. Codes everywhere require that, the heating...

    Codes everywhere require that, the heating equipment be on it's own desingnated circuit.
    If half of the house is also on heating circ. " anything goes " as far as what the cause could be.

    You...
  27. Yeah... what I 've come to realize, as I grown...

    Yeah... what I 've come to realize, as I grown older... Heights scare me ... well, sometimes.
    I go by jobs, and remember when, I was standing on top of that chimmney, poke in' a flue liner down. ...
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    As flange stated, Lower both cut in and cut out. ...

    As flange stated, Lower both cut in and cut out. 0 psi cut in, 2 psi out. If you want to really control a steamer, try a vapor-stat, senses in oz. of pressure! I would verify safe operation of...
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    Thats how I heat my house. Load firebox, when...

    Thats how I heat my house. Load firebox, when stove temp. is established fan switch energizes a double pole relay. One contact starts wood stove blower mtr. The other starts furnace blower. Tie...
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    I agree...

    I've seen auto air vents misapplied on the 3rd floor of a building that were sucking air into the system !

    If your working in a multi-story building, make sure you have about 5 psi at the...
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    depends where your located...

    I'm in Mi. My slow time is ALWAYS late April, May. Normally the temps. require little to no heat, and NO A/C. I tell my customers that have marginal equipment ( during heating season ) call me in...
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    Thanks all...

    I'm going back to the job location next week, I'll let ya' know how it went...
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    Thanks...

    Good info. Jim and klok-mkr.

    System users want to replace programable t'stat with non-pro. type.
    I appreciate the info. time for me to read up and continue my edu. 30+ years in the trenches, and...
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    Trane nomenclature...

    I'm working on a Trane rooftop YHCO36AURMAOBEOOO. Unit has a Trane t'stat, with 6 wires. Wires on terminals: 7,8,9,11,12, and 14. Of course there is not a wiring diagram in unit. Any chance...
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    Yeah...

    Every time I hear our burner fire up, { L.P. furnace } I think , " I should clean and check that "... that was like, 5 years ago. I call it, a experiment of system abuse:bump:
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    A couple things to check...

    1. Intake piping

    2. Exhaust piping

    3. Condensate drain piping
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    Not a fan... Lennox won't sell parts to...

    Not a fan...

    Lennox won't sell parts to non-dealers, they make a good product, but due to their policies, I walk ... why jump thru hoops when there's plenty of other stuff to work on out there...
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    Another Option...

    Wire units using priority. You can keep flue piping size to a minimum. Allowing only one unit to run at a time.
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    I have two; Went on the days last call, No...

    I have two;

    Went on the days last call, No Heat, I find the oil tank in basement empty . I go upstairs and tell home owner "your oil tank is empty". She says to me condescending "Do you knowing...
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    CALL ME A REDNECK...

    But where I come from, I say...

    PISS ON...

    1. Walmart

    2. China

    3. The Middle East
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    What process did you use to clean them ?

    What process did you use to clean them ?
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    I use...

    Trion "AIR BEAR", media-type 20"x25"x5". Simple, easy change, 1 or 2 per year is good for most any resi. application
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    Turn left...

    What gets me is when they say ...turn left at xxx rd. WELL... if I'm coming from the North should I turn left ? Or do you mean turn left from the South ?

    Women that know North, South, East and...
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    Persuade him...

    Any pipe that traverses the floor is a trip hazard.

    Any pipe that traverses the floor with a cover over it, is a trip hazard.

    A condensate pump will be his hero.
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    Decades ago..

    When I worked for others, and had health insurance, doctors were quick to order batteries of tests, and write volumes of perscriptions...

    Now since I'm self employed, they say, " take a asprin a...
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    That settles it..

    Option #1.

    Two wheel hand truck, with analyzer, furnace cement tub, lunch bucket and clip board...

    Option #2.

    Stop bein' cheap and hook-up a boiler to the pex that was installed in the shop...
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    Analizer shuffle...

    With winter coming, it's time to shuffle the tub of furnace cement indoors thru the night. Now, I'm told the combustion analizer should be as well. Does this extend sensor life?

    Thanks, stay...
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    Like others said " work for someone else, Sat....

    Like others said " work for someone else, Sat. work is a pain in the arse, work for your self, it's called MAKIN' A LIVING'. And it only is goin' to get tuffer' American is on a slide, you guess up...
  49. What is weird, is you don't clearly see the unit...

    What is weird, is you don't clearly see the unit is locking out on flame failure. What is CLEAR is you need to call a heating pro. for help...

    Stay safe ... and ALIVE Fartbutstudly
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    One won't work...

    But two sure would! My solution is two fences, 100 yards between them, LACED WITH LANDMINES. Problem solved. Of course, due to lawyers, we will need to post signs stating "ENTER AT OWN RISK"


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