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    How are your zones separated. Valves, pumps, ???...

    How are your zones separated. Valves, pumps, ??? If valves are they stuck open? If pumps are they running same as main or HW pump?
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    Find a Boiler installer / service company where...

    Find a Boiler installer / service company where they live. You can go to a site I lurk around alot. Heatinghelp.com They are all (most all) boiler mechanics. There is a place to find a repairman. ...
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    I would not plug a RJ11 plug into a RJ45 jack. ...

    I would not plug a RJ11 plug into a RJ45 jack. the outside of the RJ11 plug lines up with pins 1 & 8 on the RJ45 jask and it will push the pins out of the way. Eventually they will not work when...
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    Well, when I went to work this morning the...

    Well, when I went to work this morning the outside temp was 0. We have had many of those and lower nights this winter. I should mention that the pex I have is from the DIY orange box. Some of the...
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    No prob CarlH, I have a couple of sets of the...

    No prob CarlH,

    I have a couple of sets of the Halogen pucks that use the 12 v xfmr. They are about 6 years old and still work fine. But they get hot! I found these LEDS and they are great so...
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    As for insulation I just used r13 fiberglass as I...

    As for insulation I just used r13 fiberglass as I remember. This is the first winter so over the long haul we will see. Although I am pretty certain the pex will hold up over time. If the heat...
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    Those LED strips are 120 v with no xfrmr. I...

    Those LED strips are 120 v with no xfrmr. I installed switched outlets in my cabinets and plugged into them. I got them at a DIY place called Men ard's (put those last two words together).
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    Well, I'll tell you I had the same delemma (sp?)...

    Well, I'll tell you I had the same delemma (sp?) I had to run lines into an outside wall for a kitchen sink instead of going through the floor to the basement. I ran copper to a set of valves and...
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    Here's what I found locally at a DIY store (not...

    Here's what I found locally at a DIY store (not the Blue or orange box)

    http://zilotek.com/led_striplight.htm
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    I got some inline LED strip lights. A 15" with...

    I got some inline LED strip lights. A 15" with 21 leds (I think) fits perfectly under the cabinet. They are powered by 110, no transformer. Not dimmable but at about 1 watt per strip we can leave...
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    Nah the girlfriends are lucky. Stress does...

    Nah the girlfriends are lucky. Stress does factor into it for sure, tho. But, being an auto immune disease it pretty much does what it likes.. when it likes. It took a ruptured bowel for them to...
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    Yeah some tools work well for some and not so...

    Yeah some tools work well for some and not so much for others. I use my Recip saw alot for other things. Also , there was too much info in that last message from you Rugged! Although we just redid...
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    Rugged-- The pipe was gone. It was messy...

    Rugged--

    The pipe was gone. It was messy though! Really old CI I am married to a wonderful woman who has Chrons disease and believe me when I work on the waste systems in the house I need to...
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    I have a hydronic in floor system. I have only...

    I have a hydronic in floor system. I have only had to purge the air only when I made some changes. I suspect that if you shut off the flow on the zones that are flowing and open the drains it will...
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    I am NOT a plumber but I tried to cut a 4" CI...

    I am NOT a plumber but I tried to cut a 4" CI pipe with my Recip saw. It didn't work to good. I went to HD and got a diamond blade for my angle grinder and within 3 minutes that sucker was gone. ...
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    I once worked with a guy who claimed (he said he...

    I once worked with a guy who claimed (he said he could prove it, I think he was full of it) that 7 (seven ) and only that many knots tied in a length of wire would stop a bolt of lightning! Maybe...
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    That wiring job probably done by the home owner...

    That wiring job probably done by the home owner who didn't have a clue. If you have to splice those wires to, go to HD and get the Ideal connectors that are made to do that with IDC. They use a...
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    I installed a 3 way dimmer this summer and it...

    I installed a 3 way dimmer this summer and it replaced ONE of the 3 way switches. It works fine. The other 3 way switch turns the lights off, the dimmer dims and turns off the lights as well.
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    Try looking at heatinghelp.com They are all...

    Try looking at heatinghelp.com They are all hydronic and steam Pros. There is a function at the site to find a contractor near you. You might get here as well. But these guys really know what...
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    Just a thought. Why not use a compressor and...

    Just a thought. Why not use a compressor and blow the lines out? Same technique as blowing out sprinkler systems for the winter? Saves all that calculation and antifreeze.
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    A quick Google search for Runtal Hydronics and I...

    A quick Google search for Runtal Hydronics and I was able to find this:

    http://www.runtalnorthamerica.com/locator.php?zipsubmitted=1&milesearch=50&zip=60601&stlat=41.886434&stlng=-87.62234

    They...
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    Southern man is right on this one. I had a...

    Southern man is right on this one. I had a similar issue, one thing I think that helped me get the air out. It sounds like a joke but I think it worked. We got a large electric massager and I had...
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    Well, I did the install this ast weekend. The...

    Well, I did the install this ast weekend. The sink is not an undermount, but the 16 x 16 porcelian tile, Fortunately the tile was exactly the thickness of the lip for the sink, so it lined up flush...
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    I can sympathize with "she changed her mind" ...

    I can sympathize with "she changed her mind" Fortunately for me I had ripped out the old drywall to the studs and have switched outlets in my cabinets. Anyway, good luck next time

    Ed
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    Hey Southerman, How'd you make out? Ed

    Hey Southerman,

    How'd you make out?

    Ed
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