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  1. Some information would help. Model and serial to...

    Some information would help. Model and serial to serial to start


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    Number 1 a fill canít be installed in that...

    Number 1 a fill canít be installed in that position. Now if it were me, Iíd lock off every zone thatís working increase boiler pressure and try purging. If you still arenít getting flow, then I would...
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    So is there no 2Ē inside of the 3Ē then? Assuming...

    So is there no 2Ē inside of the 3Ē then? Assuming the flue is on the left with the fernco fitting then itís piped into the concentric wrong also.


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    Rex is the reverse brindle boxer will be 4 years...

    Rex is the reverse brindle boxer will be 4 years old the end of December. My daughter was trying to dress him up.
    Brody is the yellow lab, a little over a year and a half old. Thinks heís waiting...
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    Iím not sure if I more impressed or disgusted...

    Iím not sure if I more impressed or disgusted looking at that


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    I donít think the job itself is old. The furnace...

    I donít think the job itself is old. The furnace on the other hand is around 20. None the less thatís a house fire waiting to happen.


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    It Ohmost looks like the backdraft diverter was...

    It Ohmost looks like the backdraft diverter was cut down also. Might just be the angel.


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    Never have I ever

    Call for no heat. We documented everything and walked out. Didnít touch a thing. Up flow laying on its back, in a closet, single wall vent out the side wall. Seen a lot of stuff, but this is a first....
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    Iíll take low boy hot water tank for $300 please...

    Iíll take low boy hot water tank for $300 please


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  10. In WNY, 96% is our high efficiency. Sent...

    In WNY, 96% is our high efficiency.


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    About a week including demo of old boiler. ...

    About a week including demo of old boiler.


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    According to the mfg they want flue piping to...

    According to the mfg they want flue piping to pitch away from the appliance. Boilers are 85%.


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    It may be a mini split but I guarantee it could...

    It may be a mini split but I guarantee it could of been done with a better standard to quality.


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    My commercial department killed it

    I hate to be the one to say this, but at this point Iíd stop referring to them as ďmyĒ. I wouldnít want to be associated with that kind of work, let alone the lack of work ethic. I canít believe...
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    No problem. Honestly I thought you were implying...

    No problem. Honestly I thought you were implying something I wasnít catching onto.


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    There is a 2Ē steel nipple coming out of the...

    There is a 2Ē steel nipple coming out of the boiler to a flange, then pump, then flange, then male adapter. I fail to see the need for a 2Ē flex line. The MFG dose not recommend nor require such...
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    I donít follow what your referring to? Sent...

    I donít follow what your referring to?


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    Blue box of death. Those ignition controls suck. ...

    Blue box of death. Those ignition controls suck.


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    All you need is a wire brush and some nitro to...

    All you need is a wire brush and some nitro to clean it. Takes longer to pull it out then it dose to clean.


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  20. My vote is mass air flow or O2 sensors Sent...

    My vote is mass air flow or O2 sensors


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    Dose this unit have a spreader bar on it? Have...

    Dose this unit have a spreader bar on it? Have you cleaned it? Checked the office?


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    All of that piping will be threaded. Weíre just...

    All of that piping will be threaded. Weíre just making the final connection in megapress thatís the plan anyways. We will see when it gets that far. But Iíve used megapress quite a bit on steam with...
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    With the bigger pipe, normally you always have a...

    With the bigger pipe, normally you always have a second pair of hands there and it pays off having them. One guy holding the pipe and level and the other one presses. Usually get 4-5 joints ready to...
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    How many btuís is the furnace? It may of worked...

    How many btuís is the furnace? It may of worked fine when you put the new limit in. But like anything that is used in the wrong manner they fatigue quicker. That limit being over heated will cause it...
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    Iíd be more concerned with it being 6Ē off the...

    Iíd be more concerned with it being 6Ē off the ground if you get snow there......the grate cap I would not bother with.


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    Hate to break it to you BUT if your furnace has...

    Hate to break it to you BUT if your furnace has spark ignition it DOSE NOT have a thermal couple. Just remember your the one who came here asking questions.

    My first post said ďthis would be a...
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    The arrow should be pointing towards the...

    The arrow should be pointing towards the equipment.


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    You donít know who I am or what I pride myself...

    You donít know who I am or what I pride myself in. Iíd be the first one to fix something. Iíve fixed things no one else said could be. You want to fix it then knock yourself out. What I donít like is...
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    Armstrong Magic spark furnace help

    If you were my customer I would nicely ask you to take my advise and replace your furnace. Itís going to end up quitting for good one day. I promise you that day will be the coldest when everyone is...
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    This would be a pretty simple problem to solve...

    This would be a pretty simple problem to solve for a service tech. Best to give them a call and get the problem rectified. This is not a DIY site. Site rules say so. Good luck.





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  31. This would be a pretty simple problem to solve...

    This would be a pretty simple problem to solve for a service tech. Best to give them a call and get the problem rectified. This is not a DIY site. Site rules say so. Good luck.


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    Even if that was the case, just cut the...

    Even if that was the case, just cut the electrical back and use up the line set. But I do agree, just lazy installers.


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    They could put it on the ground running while...

    They could put it on the ground running while they do it.


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  34. Lots of variables. Compressor type and size....

    Lots of variables. Compressor type and size. Refrigerant type and amount. Recovery time. Accessibility. Evacuation time. Do I need a crane or a rope. 2nd guy/helper. Compressor under warranty. What...
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    Absolutely Sent from my iPhone using...

    Absolutely


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    Let us know how you make out. Sent from my...

    Let us know how you make out.


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    New service van 6 or 8 cylinder??

    Not with the 2013 that I had for 2 years. Fuel pump, turbo, transmission. 22k miles. Tires also. And it SUCKED in the snow. I actually have a video on my phone somewhere of the transmission slipping....
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    Iím guessing the shorter piece was holding it up?...

    Iím guessing the shorter piece was holding it up?


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    Something is a miss, and something is causing...

    Something is a miss, and something is causing that relief valve to leak. Without being there and looking things over I can only take you at your word with what you say you have. Not calling you a...
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    Ok time out. Number one, what relief valve is...

    Ok time out. Number one, what relief valve is leaking. Second, DHW should be running at max 120F.


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  41. Iím not trying to be cute. For example.... I...

    Iím not trying to be cute. For example....
    I live 30 mins from my shop. Iím out my door everyday at 5:45AM. Get there 6:15ish. 2 hours give or take putting estimates together. Out the door some days...
  42. Whatís slow season? The more you know, the more...

    Whatís slow season? The more you know, the more work you have.


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    V6 and work it to death, or V8 and get from point...

    V6 and work it to death, or V8 and get from point a to b. All my trucks are 6.0 V8. Wouldnít go any other way.


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    So your running domestic hot water at 140???? ...

    So your running domestic hot water at 140????

    20-25psi on a 2 story is bs. I have a 6 story apartment building running 20psi. You need someone who UNDERSTANDS hydronics and how to work on them....
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    Church Boiler Install

    Just about finished up with this job. Pulled out an old American Standard 1.5 million BTU boiler. Sized everything and went back with 2 boilers. Front one is 750,000 BTU, rear is 500,000 BTU. The old...
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    3 year apprentice or not. Youíve got talent and...

    3 year apprentice or not. Youíve got talent and skill. Youíll go places in this trade. Job well done. Nice clean work.


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    Couple of things Iíd be looking at. Possible...

    Couple of things Iíd be looking at.

    Possible you have a bad tridicator. Possible your filling slow and valve is failing or you have a restriction in the water feed line. I see copper, is it...
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    Thatís way old style. Better off replacing the...

    Thatís way old style. Better off replacing the tank and fill valve with a newer style FB 38. And if the tank is bad, you canít just replace the tank.


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    Your right. I think when I wrote that I probably...

    Your right. I think when I wrote that I probably did t do a good job explaining things. Iíve seen so much of his garbage posted, I was talking in terms of being someone in his company. Not as if I...
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    Iíll say this. I hold myself along with all our...

    Iíll say this. I hold myself along with all our employees to a high standard. If I had people installing stuff like this one of a few things would happen:
    1) they would be back there fixing that...
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