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    Would have never thought of this. Came home with...

    Would have never thought of this. Came home with the new vent, and i know the radiator is higher on one side because it got shims so I never even checked it with a level. Well to my surprise after...
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    So far things seems to be working but one of the...

    So far things seems to be working but one of the 2nd fl radiator vent spit waters from time to time. (boiler is in basement) So I went to the store and picked up a new #45 for the main and a new...
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    thanks for the drawing. I found the main vent,...

    thanks for the drawing. I found the main vent, as it been painted over once i sanded the paint off it is a Hoffman #45. It seems to still be working as i can feel air coming out of it when the...
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    well after 3 days the water level in the sight...

    well after 3 days the water level in the sight glass is about the same. I am surprised that one drop every one min equals my adding that much water every other day. I usually change out the...
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    got home early today wanted to make sure i can...

    got home early today wanted to make sure i can see clearly at the chimney and saw nothing. Got my big flash light and went back and re-check each of the angle steam valve to all 7 radiators. Found...
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    thanks for the fast answer. I don't know how to...

    thanks for the fast answer. I don't know how to set the kick in and off pressure. I just read it off of the gauge on the side of the box. I will go see if I can go download an owner manual to show...
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    help with mclain boiler

    I have a Mclain gas steam boiler, my best guess it is EG 40 or EG45. Friend came over for Xmas and we were just hanging around the house, when I told him I better go to the basement to add some...
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    So if I leave at least say 2ft of copper on the...

    So if I leave at least say 2ft of copper on the hot side of the water heater than to PEX tubing I will have no problem with any electrical codes for the kitchen sink and faucets not grounded?
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    Gas water heater ground

    I am redoing my kitchen and thought it would be easier to replace the copper lines with PEX so it can go snake down the basement water heater easier.

    1) I have a gas water heater, why is there a...
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    so the inspector came back today after a no show...

    so the inspector came back today after a no show on tuesday.
    he saw the 6' in place and said ok you are good.
    after i got my sticker i asked him if this was a local or national code and he said...
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    Bob, He is coming back on tuesday, I already...

    Bob,
    He is coming back on tuesday, I already replaced the 8' with the 6', once he leave and i got my final i will change it back and return the 6' back to HD.
    I am doing it more for the look of...
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    SOB! After installing the baseboard heaters my...

    SOB! After installing the baseboard heaters my local inspector failed my final!
    He said my baseboard is too close to an outlet. I had always read no outlets can be installed above a heater not to...
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    I am not sure if it is OIL inside of these units....

    I am not sure if it is OIL inside of these units. the ones I am looking at is from Lowes item #225987 $238 each.

    Thanks for the suggestion as the walls are already all closed up and the...
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    Bob, you are correct, the "Hydronic" is still...

    Bob,
    you are correct, the "Hydronic" is still electrically powered. It is rated the same 2000W for 8ft unit. Only thing that I found is the the non-hydronic version has to be at least 1' from...
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    electric baseboard or hydronic baseboard

    We are about to install the electric baseboard into the living room and family room. We are going with 240v but I am not 100% sure about the benefits of paying 4 times more for the Hydronic version...
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    thanks I will go pick up a 2005 version.

    thanks I will go pick up a 2005 version.
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    where to get NEC code?

    Few members here have copied and pasted NEC codes along with their posts. I assume the code is either on line via internet or in a PDF version. Where can I go buy a copy of this electronic version...
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    thanks bob. I made sure they are all more than...

    thanks bob. I made sure they are all more than 10" in length.
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    thanks pete!

    thanks pete!
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    can someone please answer the question regarding...

    can someone please answer the question regarding the 6" wire length out of switch box and outlet boxes from NEC. Couldn't I just use a pig tail to increase the length instead rerun the whole wire? ...
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    Chris, This is my first time doing rough in. I...

    Chris,
    This is my first time doing rough in. I did not have any pics to follow only the advices from members of this site.
    As long it will pass and I can move forward I will be happy.

    Side note...
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    thanks for everyone's comments and suggestions. ...

    thanks for everyone's comments and suggestions. I made sure all the wires are more than 6" long. more along the line of 10~12"

    I still plan to add some 2x4 around the switch box. But before I...
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    sorry Bob, i guess i was not clear enough, i am...

    sorry Bob, i guess i was not clear enough, i am not counting the ground wire in the 14-3. I have a 15 amp breaker, than a 14-2 to the wall switch box. I than splice the 14-3 into the 14-2. So the...
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    Guys I should have pics uploaded tonight I did...

    Guys I should have pics uploaded tonight I did what people advice me on and I wire nut and spliced everything in that switch box.

    I was talking to a friend who build him own house in PA. (I am...
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    Speedy Petey thanks for your quick answer. I...

    Speedy Petey thanks for your quick answer. I will follow the 9 CCC per hole. My inspector is an old timer I just don't want any problems so running a new hole next to it and rerun the wire is not a...
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