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    Glad you’re on the mend. You’re lucky you didn’t...

    Glad you’re on the mend.
    You’re lucky you didn’t break your neck and become paralyzed.
    Heal well, heal fast.
    Just for fun...Is the bad arm the one you wipe with?
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    Most large companies already do that. Parts are...

    Most large companies already do that. Parts are scanned with a smart phone and app connected to company server, as used during service.
    Compiles a list to supply house. Supply house delivers parts...
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    If you’re in Maine, and your oil burner is...

    If you’re in Maine, and your oil burner is efficient, you should be using that over the mini splits when the temperatures are gettin that low.
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    O-S fitting was used for steel, predates the...

    O-S fitting was used for steel, predates the copper monoflo fitting.
    https://heatinghelp.com/systems-help-center/the-o-s-fitting/
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    Add...Flue pipe wrong/not to code, foil...

    Add...Flue pipe wrong/not to code, foil tape-a-palooza. Pliers on the flair nut. No firomatic valve at the burner. Two pipe oil line probably unnecessary. No smoke/draft/combustion test.

    Glad I...
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    I leave a copy on site, and take one back to the...

    I leave a copy on site, and take one back to the office.

    As there is a good chance I might be selling my business, and too young (at 54) to retire (according to my wife), I'd seriously consider...
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    Rarely on oil, in a small to medium size house as...

    Rarely on oil, in a small to medium size house as the smallest furnace or boiler is usually too big. For example, in this one neighborhood of rowhomes built right after WWI, an inside unit, all...
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    85k if the pump pressure is set at 100 psi. The...

    85k if the pump pressure is set at 100 psi. The nameplate states 'don't use larger than a .60 nozzle., which is 85K. But the first pic shows 105 on the plate. Usually with oil, the first 2 or 3...
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    Why no printer? Leaving a copy of the...

    Why no printer? Leaving a copy of the time-stamped combustion analysis on site is a must, or at least good practice.
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    The product comes with a wiring diagram. Pretty...

    The product comes with a wiring diagram. Pretty easy to follow. These types of interlocks are fairly common and on things like power venters, blocked flue switches, blocked intake switches and any...
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    I think ducts in conditioned space is the way to...

    I think ducts in conditioned space is the way to go. Actually I think radiant heat is the way to go, but you didn't ask that.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Also depends on what type of equipment you're...

    Also depends on what type of equipment you're working on. In your price range I have the Bacharach Insight Plus, which I like very much.
    I also have the UEI C155, which I liked too. I think now...
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    Union/school. The important thing is you learn...

    Union/school. The important thing is you learn the technically right way to do things and scientifically why. Then you can apply that with your work.
    Remember, if you're 'learning' from a hack out...
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    LOL...The same.

    LOL...The same.
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    There’s 2 ways, and only 2 ways to do it, your...

    There’s 2 ways, and only 2 ways to do it, your way and the right way, and they’re both the same.

    Awesome as always.
  17. I think all 3 posters above you are from HH.com. ...

    I think all 3 posters above you are from HH.com. I know Bob and I are there.
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    What are your combustion numbers? Specifically...

    What are your combustion numbers? Specifically CO-start, running, any fluctuations.
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    Yeah, probably a thousand times. As long as you...

    Yeah, probably a thousand times. As long as you learn from each one so you don't get baffled the next time.

    What problem are you having?
    Sometimes talking it out (typing it out) puts you on the...
  20. How is the aquastat only tied to one zone. The...

    How is the aquastat only tied to one zone. The aquastat is at the boiler.
    How are all the zones controlled-zone valves or circulators. If circulators, is there one for each zone and one for the...
  21. It’s definitely doable running homerun pex and...

    It’s definitely doable running homerun pex and hooking back up to the existing piping.
    Do not make a second costly mistake. Do hire a hydronic expert to (re)design the system after doing a complete...
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    I’m perfectly glad I’m a business owner, 1 man...

    I’m perfectly glad I’m a business owner, 1 man show with a part time helper.
    Yes I work more than 40 hours a week, sometimes much more.
    I take all the risk, and I reap all the rewards. I can work...
  23. I wonder if it is impossible to have that delete...

    I wonder if it is impossible to have that delete option.
    They (server control) auto remove an attachment if you don't use it in a certain amount of time after upload. That seems to me that the...
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    If you were getting that much heat there would be...

    If you were getting that much heat there would be other signs. Do you have any other signs?
    An OEM spec book would give you a proper initial set up of nozzle, pump pressure, head and air settings. ...
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    Over-tightened them. What type of burner?...

    Over-tightened them.
    What type of burner?
    Extremely excessive heat would be the other reason, but you would see signs of that, like a melted cad cell, end of nozzle scorched.
  26. And a working 'Like' button for chrome?:whistle:

    And a working 'Like' button for chrome?:whistle:
  27. I'll do it! $50,000 cash, zip zip. Self tapper? ...

    I'll do it! $50,000 cash, zip zip.
    Self tapper? LOL
  28. Ok. Thanks.

    Ok. Thanks.
  29. Let's see...nope. I guess I'm just looking for a...

    Let's see...nope. I guess I'm just looking for a way to highlight the attachment and a delete button.
    Right click has no options to delete.
    Pushing 'delete' after selecting doesn't do anything....
  30. This one...in my signature. To the OP, the...

    This one...in my signature.

    To the OP, the price disappeared, so I can't say, but like @jbhenergy said, there's a lot of overhead. I'd rather pay a little more and have an expert fix it than have...
  31. This one...in my signature. To the OP, the...

    This one...in my signature.

    To the OP, the price disappeared, so I can't say, but like @jbhenergy said, there's a lot of overhead. I'd rather pay a little more and have an expert fix it than have...
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    It's been documented an a solution offered. By...

    It's been documented an a solution offered. By 'not my yob' I was referring to the electrical work. The electrical work was done by the people who did the kitchen, and the chimney liner/water heater...
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    I always have a personal CO detector. What’s...

    I always have a personal CO detector.
    What’s with the stock pic of the lineman?
  34. Thanks. Actually I wasn’t clear. I meant in my...

    Thanks. Actually I wasn’t clear.
    I meant in my own 'Manage Attachments', where I have all of my attachments. Just wanted to clean it up by deleting some of them.
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    Who knows, 'not my yob'. That was one of about 6...

    Who knows, 'not my yob'. That was one of about 6 I saw.
    Last winter I told her the oil-fired furnace was done. Need new furnace, chimney liner,etc. Said she has a guy.
    Came back yesterday to...
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    Lol...I constantly see this in my area, giant...

    Lol...I constantly see this in my area, giant reducer, tee into heating oil flue pipe.
  37. Delete attachments in Manage Attachments.

    Hey Mods. Can't seem to figure out how to delete an attachment in 'Manage Attachments'. Can't click and delete or right click and delete.
    These aren't attachments I used in any post.
    Thanks...
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    So is this wrong, lol? This was done by a local...

    So is this wrong, lol? This was done by a local chimney 'expert' lining the chimney (not Hearthman's company).
  39. Si.

    Si.
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    I just thought it was a regional term. If I, or...

    I just thought it was a regional term. If I, or people, came down on me every time I misspoke or had a brain fart, I’d be in that same corner but eating the box of crayons.
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    Did you have the common hooked up? Seems odd...

    Did you have the common hooked up? Seems odd that both failed. Did you buy them both at the same time/same place?
  42. Thread: Make up air

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    That's a lot of air coming in. How big is the...

    That's a lot of air coming in. How big is the range hood?
    The short answer is yes, if the incoming air has a path to the range hood.
    Any chance you can change the door to the furnace room to a...
  43. Old age, pump locked up, bad motor bearings...

    Old age, pump locked up, bad motor bearings and/or heat are the reasons your pump coupling could break (also wrong size).
    A reason should be determined instead of just replacing the coupling.
    Motor...
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    klux... as it 'What the klux'...I think.

    klux... as it 'What the klux'...I think.
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    You don’t need a window for a mini split.

    You don’t need a window for a mini split.
  46. Thread: Cad Ohms

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    Why would you say -.02 to -.05 at the stack when...

    Why would you say -.02 to -.05 at the stack when the manual says O at the canopy.
    I only see 0 at the canopy in my manual. The table in the back does allow up to -.03, but the emphasis is on...
  47. Thread: Cad Ohms

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    Read post 3. Your draft numbers are wrong for...

    Read post 3.
    Your draft numbers are wrong for that boiler/burner combo.
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    Sweet! You should consider a pay web service to...

    Sweet!
    You should consider a pay web service to watch videos of you fabricating and installing ductwork. I’d definitely would pay to 'try' to learn.
  49. Thread: Cad Ohms

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    He's already cross posted.

    He's already cross posted.
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    I'd come out and help you but we couldn't be...

    I'd come out and help you but we couldn't be literally any farther from each other and still be in PA.
    The old Bacharach kit isn't really ideal to use on modern equipment.
    If you're not really...
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