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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-24-2011, 03:59 PM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
Paul, Sounds great. Thank you for your help...

Paul,
Sounds great. Thank you for your help it is greatly appreciated. Happy Thankgiving to you and your family. Lonnie.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-23-2011, 05:47 AM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
Correct. Each radiator has only one feed in. On...

Correct. Each radiator has only one feed in. On my old boiler there is a large riser pipe coming out of the top and goes left that tees off to each radiator. Also a tee off this pipe that goes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-22-2011, 02:43 PM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
Paul, I took a couple of pics, let me know if...

Paul,
I took a couple of pics, let me know if you get them. The new boiler I have says SGO Series 3 Oil-fired natural draft steam boiler. My radiators have pipes only going in none going out...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-22-2011, 04:36 AM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
Well I would appreciate that. I haven't...

Well I would appreciate that. I haven't contacted the manufacturer yet they usually won't help the homeowner with such matters they'd say contact a professional. I purchased the boiler on ebay in a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-21-2011, 11:32 AM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
My intent was not to insult Joe, I hope that's...

My intent was not to insult Joe, I hope that's not what happened. I do appreciate the input but since I already have the new boiler it seemed like a mute point. Contacting the manufacturer is a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-21-2011, 08:25 AM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
Many reasons. Cost for one, convenience is also...

Many reasons. Cost for one, convenience is also a big factor. My steam boiler is down in the cellar and I would have to go down there everytime I wanted to put wood on it. Now I have a nice glass...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-21-2011, 05:05 AM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
Steam Boiler Replacement

I am currently in the process of replacing my 30 year old Oneida 110K BTU boiler with a new Weil-McLain SGO-3 114K. The only snag I see is the old boiler has two riser pipes and the new one only has...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-16-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By elrodalonzo
Thanks Blue Jay, I think I'll draw down some...

Thanks Blue Jay,
I think I'll draw down some water in the tank and pump some air in there. My pump is quite old so when that dies someday I think I'll put on a new pump and get a tank with a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-16-2011, 05:03 AM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
It's a hand driven well and I had trouble years...

It's a hand driven well and I had trouble years ago with the copper pipe that went inside the 1 1/2 inch well casing. It developed a small hole and we lost prime. We just hooked the suction line to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-15-2011, 07:48 PM
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Posted By elrodalonzo
Air Volume Control

I have a shallow well (12 ft) with a GE 1/3 hp shallow well pump hooked to a 42 gallon epoxy lined (bladderless I think) water tank. It gets full of water and I have to almost completely drain it...
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