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    Well, we bit the bullet. The paperwork has been...

    Well, we bit the bullet. The paperwork has been signed, now we're just waiting for parts to arrive, so they can start on the compressor replacement. They are also going to clean up the 3 remaining...
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    I figured as much when it comes to the ultimate...

    I figured as much when it comes to the ultimate cost. I am definitely 100% for the replacement of that compressor. Now I just have to convince the head honcho. I just got a price to do the cap off...
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    Here are some pictures of the leak area on...

    Here are some pictures of the leak area on Compressor 'C.' The leak itself is on the underside of this fitting, right smack in the middle.

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    I'll go get some pictures on my way out, and post...

    I'll go get some pictures on my way out, and post them tonight...It seems to be a pinhole type leak on the underside of the suction fitting on the compressor...It was pretty badly rusted. My other...
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    That's what I thought, but I need to convince the...

    That's what I thought, but I need to convince the guy that pays the bills :grin2: Any good arguments for why a hermetic compressor cannot be repaired? My thoughts would be that there isn't an easy...
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    Trane Compressor Leak...Is it fixable?

    Hi all,

    We have a Trane CGWD050GCONT101 Chiller in our building. One of the two circuits is down at the moment, as the 15 ton compressor (Model CSHS150J0HOF) has a rather large leak on the suction...
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    I have a winter beater that I got for free from a...

    I have a winter beater that I got for free from a family friend who was going to scrap it. It's a 1991 Toyota Previa AWD, and has 346,000 miles on it. Still runs like a top, too!
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    I once was repairing a power supply for a CNC...

    I once was repairing a power supply for a CNC machine, and the schematics showed a "REGURATOR" where there should have been a REGULATOR...Huh.
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    Blue Screwdriver...

    Blue Screwdriver...
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    Reminds me of a time I was visiting family in...

    Reminds me of a time I was visiting family in Southwest Florida in December...Went out to buy some new swimtrunks, and found Target selling parkas, hats, gloves and scarves!
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    Question: Is there a way I can simply purchase...

    Question: Is there a way I can simply purchase one from a contractor in the Rochester, NY area? I recently moved into a rental apartment, and just have an el-cheapo detector that I do not trust....
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    The report did say something about insulation on...

    The report did say something about insulation on the ductwork connected to the unit, so I'm guessing it was a package unit of some kind, and that there was no refrigerant involved. However, good...
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    Thanks again for all the knowledge you guys have...

    Thanks again for all the knowledge you guys have given me! I'm sure the system is staying put...the previous owner had the boiler replaced within the past year (the boiler factory inspection sticker...
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    Yes, we figured the same thing. We're planning on...

    Yes, we figured the same thing. We're planning on having a pro come explain it all before the heating season. Thanks for the help. One more question...How are steam systems with regard to efficiency?...
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    It helps alot! I'm there now, and just looked at...

    It helps alot! I'm there now, and just looked at the radiator next to me. There is indeed a steam trap on the bottom (return, I'm guessing) pipe of the radiator. It says "Steam Trap" right on it. I...
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    Steam heat?

    Hi guys. I have a few questions about my aunt's new house and it's heating system. She just moved in to a half of a house, built in 1900, with a brand-new Williamson GSA boiler. It would appear as...
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    Speaking from a homeowner's prospective, and one that owns the Schlage Link products. I love having that. I have the door lock, several lamp controllers, the camera, and the thermostat installed....
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    I had that problem, it was caused by a bad leak...

    I had that problem, it was caused by a bad leak in the rear differential. It would spray oil all over the back of the van.
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    I do have a metallic chimney, which was replaced...

    I do have a metallic chimney, which was replaced with the furnace.
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    I just want to add my .02 cents about Goodman....

    I just want to add my .02 cents about Goodman. I'm almost through my first winter with a Goodman 80% furnace. I am loving it. Sure, it may not be as quiet as the 20+ year old Rheem it replaced, but...
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    We have one here at the place I work that has 2...

    We have one here at the place I work that has 2 Copelands just like that. Had to have the upper one replaced a couple years ago...that was interesting. The unit is walled in on three sides, with...
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    We have 2 of them on the roof at work, not sure...

    We have 2 of them on the roof at work, not sure if they're the models you're thinking of, but they are both from 1983, and round (look kinda like trash cans). One still runs, all original parts, the...
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    That's just what I was thinking...and that's...

    That's just what I was thinking...and that's probably exactly how he'll do it. I'm going to try my hardest to convince him to do it the heaterman way, even if I have to pay for the materials myself....
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    Exactly. He replaced the insulated flex with...

    Exactly. He replaced the insulated flex with uninsulated. I definitely have cold feet about having him come to fix it again...
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    Dryer Vent Problems...

    Hello again. Here's the story: I have a small (800 sq. ft.), single-story condo with it's own laundry closet. The laundry closet is on one side of the house. The vent runs through the ceiling of the...
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