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  1. Thread: owl help

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    Miter both joints of duct. You would be mitering...

    Miter both joints of duct. You would be mitering the offset on all three connections.
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    What is your incoming gas press? Does it...

    What is your incoming gas press? Does it fluctuate when every other appliance is turned on at the same time? Are there any seconday step down regulators?I did have a issuse once with the gas being...
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    The carpenter on this job was awesome! He...

    The carpenter on this job was awesome! He actually shaped and fitted each log on site with great precision. I was very impressed with the workmanship. He did a great job calking all the log seams...
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    the condensate drain should be trapped with an...

    the condensate drain should be trapped with an air gap to prevent sewer gas/smells to enter the home air spaces.[/QUOTE]

    All of the drains are 3/4" cpvc that run to a common 1 1/2" drain that runs...
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    I don't care

    I don't care
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    Nice looking install and the vapor barrier puts...

    Nice looking install and the vapor barrier puts it over the top!
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    Thanks to all that replied.

    Thanks to all that replied.
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    Yes there is also a propane gas "wood"stove for...

    Yes there is also a propane gas "wood"stove for back-up but the hyper heats will be the work horse.
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    Yea that was kind of a comprise. The customer...

    Yea that was kind of a comprise. The customer wanted it hidden as much as possible. I will have to look and see if there is a way to have the vanes set to an angle or horizontal. Thanks for the...
  10. X2 it's the condensation issue

    X2 it's the condensation issue
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    Log Cabin Hyper Heat

    This is a new log cabin that I was asked to come up with a heating solution for. Any gas furnace would have been too big and the duct work would either had to have been exposed or installed in a wet...
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    A camera would tell you a lot. It may be worth...

    A camera would tell you a lot. It may be worth renting or getting a plumbing co. involved that has a snake with a camera on it.
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    Looks great....Your metal always looks good. ...

    Looks great....Your metal always looks good. Does the ICP have a PSC or ECM? Have you ever used a zone handler on a zone system? They work nice instead of having to install a by-pass.
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    If you want to slow the circ. speed and the drive...

    If you want to slow the circ. speed and the drive the speed up when htg or cooling then a Fanhandler is the only way to go.
    www.fanhandler.com/
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    We lose more helpers that way!

    Was wiring in my A/C breaker when I saw this. How would you like to be the one to draw the short straw. I think it powers the floor sander?!!?
  16. I've been using the kick start as well KS-1 is...

    I've been using the kick start as well KS-1 is good to 5 tons
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    You have to where a lot of "hats" and I work long...

    You have to where a lot of "hats" and I work long hours but I don't think that I could go back to work with people that say close enough or can't see it from my house ever again.
  18. Maybe not but you could service one as soon as...

    Maybe not but you could service one as soon as tomorrow.
  19. In my area I was told the supply pressure before...

    In my area I was told the supply pressure before the regulator is 75#. Then regulated down to 7" W.C.
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    Whiskey ..... Drink it don't put it in your eyes!

    Whiskey ..... Drink it don't put it in your eyes!
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    I welded for years and had multiple flash burns....

    I welded for years and had multiple flash burns. Extreamly painful and there is nothing you can do. Flash burn is when the cornea is burned off your eye and it takes 24 hrs to regenerate
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    Thanks.......I do that on every furnace/coil that...

    Thanks.......I do that on every furnace/coil that I have room for.
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    Lol...waitng for sparky to run a wire over then I...

    Lol...waitng for sparky to run a wire over then I will wire it up.
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    Tape first so it doesn't indent the armor flex?...

    Tape first so it doesn't indent the armor flex? Not a bad idea I may use that. As far as the vanes they were extra but I had already figured the TEL for the system with out them.
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    Thank you. It's nice to be in the club.

    Thank you. It's nice to be in the club.
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    They probably look long in the pic, but the...

    They probably look long in the pic, but the intake and exhaust are about 30' of pipe and the equivalent length of the fittings is 14'. The manual says I can go 135', plus I have found if I keep the...
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    The new energy code......ducted supply AND return.

    The new energy code......ducted supply AND return.
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    Thank you. The idea for the riser is better air...

    Thank you.
    The idea for the riser is better air flow and for me an easy place I can check the heat exchanger from above. I also put turning vanes in the return elbow before the filter and a...
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    New Bryant Evolution Zone System

    This is a new construction house. It is zoned upstairs/downstairs. It will be getting the connex wi-fi control when the painters leave and a smart sensor for upstairs. One of the challenges on...
  30. With more people circulating the fan I think it's...

    With more people circulating the fan I think it's more benifical to have the grill at the top. Pulls warm air in the winter off the ceiling and circulates it. Summer it pulls warm air and conditions...
  31. If I can get a bigger grill say it was a 14x6 and...

    If I can get a bigger grill say it was a 14x6 and I can make it a 14x10 I will do that but I was just a 2 recent jobs where all the base grills were covered by furniture. TESP was 1.3" after I move...
  32. Yes I have moved grills up and on new...

    Yes I have moved grills up and on new construction I put the return high. It has a couple of benefits.
    1- I will increase the grill size for better air flow/ less noise. Typically the base return...
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    X2 I try to learn ahead of the problem so I know...

    X2 I try to learn ahead of the problem so I know what to do when it happens.
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    X3

    X3
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    A common mis conception is the friction rate #'s...

    A common mis conception is the friction rate #'s are static press. Very few people know how to use the ductulator properly.
  36. It makes more sense than a modulating furnace!...

    It makes more sense than a modulating furnace! I'm not old school and I like the concept of a modulating furnace but if you put a combustion analyzer on a mod you would have a different opinion. I...
  37. Thread: Brazing

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    [QUOTE=mario tonzelli;18011401]Flow meter I have...

    [QUOTE=mario tonzelli;18011401]Flow meter I have and I try to keep the pressure at a min. It does make sense that the gas has to vent .As an example , Your installing a new system . You have your...
  38. Thread: Brazing

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    Get a flow regulator for your nitro tank (it has...

    Get a flow regulator for your nitro tank (it has a ball floating in the vertical cylinder). That way you can minimize the flow and leave a port open for the gas to escape.
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    Nice! I always wondered what those looked like on...

    Nice! I always wondered what those looked like on the inside.
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    Do you work on resi or commercial work? I use a...

    Do you work on resi or commercial work? I use a fluke116 and a amprobe analog amp clamp. There are a lot of discussions in the tool thread about the meters people prefer. As for me I buy tools that...
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    I've had my thermal engineering analog micron...

    I've had my thermal engineering analog micron gauge for close to 20 years and it still works great.
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    NBC SUCKS!!!!!! i don't have cable so I don't get...

    NBC SUCKS!!!!!! i don't have cable so I don't get to watch hockey at all! Greedy #*!*# anti American a**holes.
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    Just some suggestions...... First try the supply...

    Just some suggestions...... First try the supply house that caries that equipment. If not then Johnstone carries an assortment of everyone's parts. Last- Radio shack or electronic surplus store may...
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    What was your stack temp. on high fire? you may...

    What was your stack temp. on high fire? you may have heat transfer (airflow) problems.
  45. [QUOTE=ddee;17229341]Our company has been...

    [QUOTE=ddee;17229341]Our company has been detailed to remove a split-system condenser from its existing location at the side of the house, and take it around the back, here it will be reinstalled...
  46. It the new single pulse super efficient...

    It the new single pulse super efficient fireplace. lol
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    You wont always get a CO reading in the airstream...

    You wont always get a CO reading in the airstream but that does NOT mean that it isn't a lethal situation. Either use a combustion analyzer to figure out where/what your problem is or get someone...
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    Daikin sells a flare gauge, I use it on every...

    Daikin sells a flare gauge, I use it on every mini install. It is the only way you can ensure a repeatable proper flare.
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    Testo 327 and NCI combustion training

    Testo 327 and NCI combustion training
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    Yes.... Every one. I start with the CA on C &C...

    Yes.... Every one. I start with the CA on C &C now so if there is a bad HX I don't waste a lot of time cleaning a furnace I'm going to replace.
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