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    Thanks, engineerguy. Me engineer guy, too. The...

    Thanks, engineerguy. Me engineer guy, too.

    The pipes that shake are behind the walls and ceilings, of course!

    Rigging an external harmonic damper would be a lot of trial-and-error work with...
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    I've got a new boiler installed with a 70-year...

    I've got a new boiler installed with a 70-year old gravity system. This has a Taco 007-series pump for circulation. Everything is hard-plumbed together with galvanized pipe.

    I've noticed that...
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    You're probably right about that. Being October...

    You're probably right about that. Being October in Minneapolis, I've gotta get in gear.

    Re-checked that expansion tank. It's actually on the supply side of the boiler. It looks good on the...
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    Thanks, Mark. I'm getting close to pulling the...

    Thanks, Mark.

    I'm getting close to pulling the trigger on this.

    One thing I'm not clear on is the need to re-work the expansion tank. The existing piece is connected to the return line. The...
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    Wish it were so

    I did fire it up until the radiators got warm. It wasn't leaking at all until I opened the feed valve. Now a day later, with the pilot out, the pilot and that part of the burner is wet.

    It seems...
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    Thanks, Noel. I was wondering if there was a...

    Thanks, Noel.

    I was wondering if there was a model or brand that would work well, and last, with just gravity and no pump.

    Also, I'm not finding much good info on relative quality of brands.
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    So... You're suggesting a condensing boiler....

    So...

    You're suggesting a condensing boiler. Then it'll just vent outside without using the chimney.

    As for the pump, looking at that link I'd need a 20 GPH pump at 3.5' head to go with the...
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    Need some help to make informed decisions on...

    Need some help to make informed decisions on boiler replacement.

    Went to bleed the radiators on the first 30 degress morning of the year. Heard a few noises as I let extra water in. Always seems...
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