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    munchkin 80? what's your heat loss calc.?

    what type of heat are you running? Radiant, fin tube etc? One circ. will not do the job, P/ S is the only way to pipe this boiler. Munchkin 80 seems mighty large for a one zone system.

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    That my friend

    was a stand up thing to do. And I respect that more than you know. Thank you
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    We use the "Inspector"

    and it works really well. The only down side is it's in black and white.

    Water testworks well to identify HX leaks.
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    For the love of Pete man

    bb, I had to stand on my head to figure out what you said. Please dont make me have to do that again!
  5. Thread: Pulling a vacuum

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    gmahler

    what up??
  6. Thread: Pulling a vacuum

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    ynnuf s'taht , onafuta

    .aihpledalihp ni llim dlo eht dniheb teem
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    Ranchgirl, after reading your entire post a...

    Ranchgirl, after reading your entire post a little more closely, with you outdoor temps being so low, there doesnt seem to be any reason the system you have now cant work.

    Feel free to email me I...
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    Radiant heat in the floor isn't neccessarily the best wat to heat

    The issue with ceiling radiant is that it is a forgotten application.

    The advantage imo of ceiling radiant is that it is a low mass radiant heating system, giving much better control to the user....
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    The response from your realtor is a typical one

    from someone who is ignorant of the benefits of radiant heat.

    In some cases ceiling radint is more comfortable and easier to control than floor radiant.

    The design and beauty of radiant heat...
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    Thank You

    I'm back on and appreciate it.
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    Trying to access Pro Forum but it wont let me in....

    Trying to access Pro Forum but it wont let me in. Help please Thanks
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    The 110pump does have a little more gpm than 007,...

    The 110pump does have a little more gpm than 007, on the other hand the 007 has a little more head room I think its a wash. Considering the boiler was down sized 20000 btu outdoor reset may be just...
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    Like beenthere asked does the system keep up? Any...

    Like beenthere asked does the system keep up? Any heating issues other than difference in pump performance?
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    I would suggest hiring a profess. to perform this...

    I would suggest hiring a profess. to perform this conversion swapping out parts is not the end of it, a combustion analysis should be perfomed to meet proper combustion requirements.
  15. Thread: Filter options

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    In the past weve pushed the Allergy 2000 filters....

    In the past weve pushed the Allergy 2000 filters. Seemed fairly priced permanent filter. However unless customer is diligent about cleaning filter atleast monthly their turning into furnace overheat...
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    Your right I was looking at 007 ifc. However...

    Your right I was looking at 007 ifc. However depending on loop lengths, 007 at design day temps might be a tad undersized. At this point we know very little of application usage.
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    Taco 007 cannot move 20 gpm at any head. Not sure...

    Taco 007 cannot move 20 gpm at any head. Not sure of performance curve for Taco 3-piece pump you have, But most 3-piece pumps have a fairly flat curve moving more gpm at less head press. At 318 ft of...
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    Its been my exp. that the old tale that BB needs...

    Its been my exp. that the old tale that BB needs to be supplied with 180* temps to convect heat is simply noy true. On design day temp. 180* may very well be needed and if designed properly should be...
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    Is this system piped with primary /secondary?...

    Is this system piped with primary /secondary? Meaning,is there a seperate circulator controlling the boiler loop, seperate from the system pumps?
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    Works great on slab leaks. Dont care for it on...

    Works great on slab leaks. Dont care for it on air temps, to broad a spectrum.
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    I think that if you run a rad. zone with a F.A....

    I think that if you run a rad. zone with a F.A. system in direct contact with each other your not going to utilize the benifits of the rad. As long as the system wont suffer from blocking off vents...
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    jpullen. I to agree rad. would be the most...

    jpullen. I to agree rad. would be the most comfortable. Retro fit F.A./rad. systems can be hard to balance due to heat migration from F.A.system into rad. zone causing t-stat to satisfy before the...
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    Well sounds like youve got a good contractor...

    Well sounds like youve got a good contractor trying to figure it out. Let us know.
  24. Thats definetly doable. Just make sure you find a...

    Thats definetly doable. Just make sure you find a professional that is well versed at what your trying to accomplish. Good luck.
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    beenthere, Heil claims its the Emerson motors and...

    beenthere, Heil claims its the Emerson motors and are changing manufacturers sometime in the future.
  26. Quite the opposite. Putting rad zone upstairs...

    Quite the opposite. Putting rad zone upstairs would balance the system nicely. If you dont add a zone upstairs ths downstairs will end up unbalanced due to heat migration. With your boiler set up you...
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    Has any one else had complaints about the ramping...

    Has any one else had complaints about the ramping up and down of the D.C. variable speed motors?? Its a low groaning noise that happens at start up and when the blower begins slowing down after...
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    Im a bit curiuos myself, hope he posts results.

    Im a bit curiuos myself, hope he posts results.
  29. Where did you ever pick up that advice or idea,...

    Where did you ever pick up that advice or idea, surely not here. Dont do that I mean soldering a board cmon, that is really dumb. I dont mean to be rude but part of our job as professionals is to...
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    I have to agree Wiyh oilman 52 as much as I like...

    I have to agree Wiyh oilman 52 as much as I like to believe whole house humidifacation will work, its been my experience there nothing but trouble. About the best one Ive used is the steam units (the...
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    Best I can tell the original poster is not a pro....

    Best I can tell the original poster is not a pro. I agree we all do things to get the job done, but its a little beyond the posters experience (I presume).Id be careful giving to much info to the...
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    Thats a possibility, how hot is hot. Can you...

    Thats a possibility, how hot is hot. Can you strap a temp gauge to the pump? Still hearing gurgling?
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    If I remember correctly, which may be...

    If I remember correctly, which may be questionable, most packaged boiler systems in the past would send there boilers with 00 preassembled in the vertical position, I cant say that Ive seen premature...
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    I agree you need to get second opinion. The extra...

    I agree you need to get second opinion. The extra duct there talking about, is it supply air or return? If its return there concerned about Im guessing oversized if its supply, find another...
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    Code and safety issues need more info. Should...

    Code and safety issues need more info. Should call a professional.
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    Has anyone checked temp rise, manifold pressure,...

    Has anyone checked temp rise, manifold pressure, static pressure etc.
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    F.E. Quit pickin apart everybodys post were...

    F.E. Quit pickin apart everybodys post were trying to help the guy. He says it happens at the beginning and end of the heating cycle, a possibility exists that gpm across HX is not being met causing...
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    Has any one taken a pressure reading on the...

    Has any one taken a pressure reading on the domestic side of the ststem ?? Sounds like Boilermate is worried about pressure issues . Electrolysis is possiblity, seems like the bolt connections might...
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    I think a 0014 would work for you.

    I think a 0014 would work for you.
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    Mark115 , Whats the GPM required across HX?? THat...

    Mark115 , Whats the GPM required across HX?? THat 007 is way to small, the pump that comes to mind for your system would be a Grundfos 26-64 or 011. Id also really consider primary secondary piping,...
  41. Thread: Experience

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    20 yrs. Long enough to realize how much I dont...

    20 yrs. Long enough to realize how much I dont know.The longer I do it the more this becomes evident. Thats what keeps us motivated, or atleast keeps my head from getting to big. Thats a good thing.
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    condenseddave, that cracked me up thats funny.

    condenseddave, that cracked me up thats funny.
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    Git-r dun Im just tired of this guy spoutin stuff...

    Git-r dun Im just tired of this guy spoutin stuff about places he dont know. 400 cfm per ton is the same numbers we use. Ive been sparring with this guy about this for atleast two other posts. Not...
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    I thought you didnt need to do load calc.???

    I thought you didnt need to do load calc.???
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    Have you ever been west of the mississippi,F.E....

    Have you ever been west of the mississippi,F.E. Bring your 2.5 tons this way you size for Oh. Ill size for N.M. 3 degrees, whatever.
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    So your able to size a system for any part of the...

    So your able to size a system for any part of the country regardless of climate,duct sizes, humidity etc? Im inpressed you can know so much about a given system with so little info.
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    Hey Fat Eddy 1500 Sq FT 3 tons remember the glass...

    Hey Fat Eddy 1500 Sq FT 3 tons remember the glass house??? THe one without a window, OH YEA!!!!
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    I under stand flash points on a HX. Making steam...

    I under stand flash points on a HX. Making steam and flashing steam arent the same imho. If this posts boiler was makin steam, The original post would have read a whole lot different.
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    Mark 115, Im not sure what you mean by 40-60? Did...

    Mark 115, Im not sure what you mean by 40-60? Did you have a heat loss calc. done on house. By installer? 187000, must be a good size home.
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    Hey, a guys gotta work.

    Hey, a guys gotta work.
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