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    The old motor had readable volt/amp/rpm readings,...

    The old motor had readable volt/amp/rpm readings, but nothing to identify the condenser. It may have been a replacement motor as well... The thing was so old that the fan blade was absolutely rusted...
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    @reepersteve: You just might be right......

    @reepersteve: You just might be right... impressive. I can see a bit of what probably says Amana if I pull back the disconnect. year/serial/model numbers are all unreadable. When I purchased the fan...
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    @fcs: It was hot! Don't think I could have waited...

    @fcs: It was hot! Don't think I could have waited the 4-10 days of back and forth shipping.

    Also, it was tough to purchase an exact match because the condenser appears to be from the late 70s and...
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    That's a great idea!... [Gets a sharpie and runs...

    That's a great idea!... [Gets a sharpie and runs out to sign and date motor]
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    @nesc522: Sorry no Atlanta pd here. I chose the...

    @nesc522: Sorry no Atlanta pd here. I chose the name when I was around 13 since it was easy to remember and the alias kinda stuck. I've actually had people ask me things like "Does that mean you were...
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    Full story: I actually called an HVAC technician...

    Full story: I actually called an HVAC technician to come diagnose my seized condenser. He determined that it was a bad fan motor, but said he didn't have the part in stock. He wasn't too interested...
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    Shhhhh.... You're not allowed to give the DIYer...

    Shhhhh.... You're not allowed to give the DIYer any advice :p
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    Came with the house... I'd like to get a new...

    Came with the house... I'd like to get a new split system, but I don't have 3-4k lying around right now.
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    Condenser fan motor DIY hack

    Can't really say I'm proud of it, but when the condenser fan motor I ordered was too tall (the fan blade sat too low) I just drilled some holes and sat the motor on top of the unit instead of inside....
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    This is actually on one of the islands off the...

    This is actually on one of the islands off the coast of Honduras, but you may recognize it because half the island was some sort of air base.
    I went mostly for the diving and cheap beer.
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    On a visit to Utila, Honduras I found this in my...

    On a visit to Utila, Honduras I found this in my hotel room.
    No, I didn't open the panel or touch the wiring. At least the light worked....
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    Thanks, I was thinking about a heat pump, but I...

    Thanks, I was thinking about a heat pump, but I wasn't sure if it was a good idea since the whole house is already piped for gas. And I didn't know if it would save much. I'll look into some duel...
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    I've got an old mismatched system in my basement...

    I've got an old mismatched system in my basement that will probably die soon (Just replaced the condenser fan). I'd like to install a new gas furnace/AC system, but I was wondering if space would be...
  14. My blower motor died today. I removed the motor...

    My blower motor died today. I removed the motor and almost ordered another, but I am thinking of just replacing my 1982 system before everything else goes wrong. What do you guys think?
    The coil and...
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