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    I managed to sucessfully get these things...

    I managed to sucessfully get these things calibrated today! Unbelievable how far off they were to begin, but now they surpisingly seem to do their jobs pretty well still.
    Set all stats to actual...
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    Powers pneumatic panels

    Hi guys, hoping I can get some old-school wisdom on this one...
    I just picked up an account utilizing pneumatic thermostats and panels. All controls are manufactured by Powers and are older than...
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    Or motor problem. Gotta love those motors that...

    Or motor problem. Gotta love those motors that take 2 hrs to overheat and fail out.
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    I should have read the 'long story' more...

    I should have read the 'long story' more thoroughly before my original reply! Sounds like you did the right thing to correct the issue in part, but without knowing more about the piping I would...
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    Tunaguy The OP's situation I think regards an...

    Tunaguy
    The OP's situation I think regards an application with a fixed voltage and fixed frequency. The way that they get away with a 'multi-speed' AC motor is by tapping the motor windings at...
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    Should be able to take off the back panel of the...

    Should be able to take off the back panel of the unit to access blower compartment and exchanger. Should be able to reach it from there.
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    Tekmars are great controls when used properly,...

    Tekmars are great controls when used properly, they can make your system run efficiently.
    However, Weil McLain says their boilers are not to see return water temps of under 130 degrees. If you are...
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    The number of poles a motor has dictates RPM at a...

    The number of poles a motor has dictates RPM at a given voltage. Seeing as how you can't change the # of poles, and the voltage is fixed - the motor RPM is 1075. The taps allow for about a 5%...
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    Don't most logic modules have terminals for...

    Don't most logic modules have terminals for remote minimum position...? Terminals P and P1 when jumpered will drive full open. Use your relay to jump these two when purge is needed. Won't smoke...
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    Thank you for the reply, I will be more forgiving...

    Thank you for the reply, I will be more forgiving on the minipeepers in the future. I did do my upgrade today, and managed to upsize sight tube to 3/4 from 1/2. Flame signal over 4vdc on pilot /...
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    7800 / C7061A / R7861 BURNER HELP!!!

    Hey guys,
    I have a Superior tube boiler that has been in need of a control upgrade for some time. The current boiler programmer is an out of date 4140G with a UV minipeeper mounted on a 1/2 sight...
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    Definitely would have a full check on the boiler...

    Definitely would have a full check on the boiler ASAP... Glowcore boilers are fickle creatures at best. Heat exchanger could be plugging up on it (a pro can carefully acid clean the exchanger),...
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    My point was primarily was ht pump vs. gas...

    My point was primarily was ht pump vs. gas fired... Unless all combustion air is pulled from outside (which it should be on any new 90+), the furnace will condense it and send it right down the...
  14. I would be looking for duct breakage somewhere......

    I would be looking for duct breakage somewhere... Either on the supply trunk to the first floor, or on the return side in the attic. If you are pulling return air from the attic, you might be...
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    Im a big fan of radiant heat as well. I like the...

    Im a big fan of radiant heat as well. I like the consistent and comfortable heat it provides, it also does not dry out your home like a gas fired unit will. I wouldn't be opposed to having a heat...
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    Just spreading my wings, but definitely found...

    Just spreading my wings, but definitely found myself working on a supermarket rack at 3am tuesday... Like the challenge, not sure I like the sense of urgency that surrounds this type of work. ...
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    I agree with the Weil McLain Ultra suggestion. ...

    I agree with the Weil McLain Ultra suggestion. Fantastic little boiler, parameters can be dialed in very precisely to keep house cozy and bills low... Not a whole lot of maintenance issues with...
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    I agree in that you have what is most likely a...

    I agree in that you have what is most likely a very nice setup, just may need to change the way the system operates. With the way you describe the system operating, it is unlikely that it is using...
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