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    Yummy.............

    Yummy.............
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    Yes, that barometric damper will work fine in...

    Yes, that barometric damper will work fine in that position.....
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    I'm willing to bet it was a DIY project

    I'm willing to bet it was a DIY project
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    Not only did the installation boggle my mind, but...

    Not only did the installation boggle my mind, but the fact that they told me that two other HVAC companies had been out there and couldn't diagnose the problem just left me gaping in wonder, I mean,...
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    Got a call to go to a factory 60 miles away and...

    Got a call to go to a factory 60 miles away and look at "a few" rooftop units that weren't cooling. Arrived to find 12 Voyager 20 ton package units that had been installed 4 years ago and "hadn't...
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    Working on a residential unit next to a furniture...

    Working on a residential unit next to a furniture store that a competitor had installed a unit in the day before. Store owners won't use us anymore because "we're too expensive".
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    Went on a call to a restaurant for no A/C, found...

    Went on a call to a restaurant for no A/C, found the transformer burnt out on the rooftop unit. Went doen to the stat and found this:


    http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/1136/cimg00117py.jpg
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    That's too funny :D I was attacked by a killer...

    That's too funny :D

    I was attacked by a killer goose a few weeks ago, the owners weren't home. They left a note saying, "if the goose bothers you, just get the broom by the garage, he's scared of...
  9. I'd have told him where he could put it........ ...

    I'd have told him where he could put it........

    Some people are sooooooo stoopid
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    Great idea, hang your wet clothes, and the warm...

    Great idea, hang your wet clothes, and the warm air coming up off the fan will dry them in no time! That idea needs to be patented!
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    Nice looking install, only thing I would have...

    Nice looking install, only thing I would have done differently is used a Garber spin on fuel filter. I like them so much better than the Genneral type filter.

    Also, it's hard to tell if the...
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    I love mounting a fake stat for the office...

    I love mounting a fake stat for the office weinies to play with, while the real stat is on a remote sensor and hidden away :D
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    I cleaned a Manitowoc in similar shape a month...

    I cleaned a Manitowoc in similar shape a month ago in a convenience store, took me 3 hours. After I left, the ungrateful bastiges called the shop and said they didn't want me back for any other...
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    Nah, let everyone see that there are real A-holes...

    Nah, let everyone see that there are real A-holes out there, and the kind of crap we have to deal with.
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    Update: We gave the property owner a quote to...

    Update: We gave the property owner a quote to fix this abortion, but haven't heard from him in quite a while. I'm willing to but he went back to the same hack who put this in, or another Billy-Bob...
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    They look nice, we're a Lennox dealer too, but...

    They look nice, we're a Lennox dealer too, but it's too bad we've had so many new inside coils leaking lately, not a great amount, but much more than I'd expect from new coils.
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    Guess it's a matter of opinion, I just feel that...

    Guess it's a matter of opinion, I just feel that out of all the louvered cabinets I've encountered, Rheems seem to be the worst to clean. I haven't seen any with the louvers on the coil yet, but I'm...
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    Common problem, use Rubatex(tm) glue or contact...

    Common problem, use Rubatex(tm) glue or contact cement on the joints and seams. You'll get a nice airtight seal and it will look much nicer. Using tape or wire ties still allows the seams to open...
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    I've never been a fan of Rheem's backa$$ward...

    I've never been a fan of Rheem's backa$$ward reversing valve (only a factor on heat pumps) Cleaning a Rheem's condenser coils ia a pain in the backside too, the casing is so close to the coils, it's...
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    Shame on you, you sound like a DIY looking for...

    Shame on you, you sound like a DIY looking for free advice against the site rules. A tech would not be likely to forget that, and if they did, they wouldn't be a tech I'd allow to touch any...
  21. Thread: AC unit help

    by stratopig
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    It could also be a sign that the filter is...

    It could also be a sign that the filter is stopped up.

    AC equipment has no defrost cycle (cept for heat pumps in heat mode) so a frozeb coil means no airflow, hence no cooling.

    There's more to...
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    I'd recommend 409a as a replacement for 12, used...

    I'd recommend 409a as a replacement for 12, used it a lot, and I've been happy with the results.
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    Elizabethtown (yeah, they filmed part of that...

    Elizabethtown (yeah, they filmed part of that loser movie here)
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    Well, to be honest, only the furnace is a...

    Well, to be honest, only the furnace is a goodman, the AC is a Snyder General, and it is quite old :)
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    Or a crawlspace!

    Or a crawlspace!
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    Let me make an entry to the contest :) 1-1/8"...

    Let me make an entry to the contest :)

    1-1/8" suction line going to a milk cooler in a dairy barn. They put a small piece of pipe inside it, pinched it down and brazed it......using regular...
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    Went on a no A/C call today here in Kentucky, it...

    Went on a no A/C call today here in Kentucky, it was rental property. Apparently the owner wanted to save a few bucks when the furnace was replaced four years ago, and left the 20+ year old A/C in...
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    The reason for this being, that when the dryer...

    The reason for this being, that when the dryer runs and spits out lint (and it does), the fan on the condensing unit will pull the lint into the coils of the condenser. The coils quickly stop up,...
  29. I double-dog dare ya to post it :D

    I double-dog dare ya to post it :D
  30. Thread: Lennox G20

    by stratopig
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    I work for a Lennox dealer, and there's no...

    I work for a Lennox dealer, and there's no factory recall on the radius rods, I checked. If the rod has sheered, it can be replaced for only a moderate amount of money.
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    [b] That would be me :D

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    That would be me :D
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    [b] Was beeyooteeful down in E-town too! BTW,...

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    Was beeyooteeful down in E-town too! BTW, you going to be at the office Thursday afternoon? I'm coming up for a visit :)
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    Is there a removable panel to access the coil? ...

    Is there a removable panel to access the coil? Or does the service guy have to get out snips and ruin your nice work to clean it. As a service tech, I hate to see coils built into ductwork and...
  34. Thread: HVAC Slang

    by stratopig
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    Torch=smoke wrench Nuttin Scarier than a Carrier...

    Torch=smoke wrench
    Nuttin Scarier than a Carrier
    Nuttin dereails like a Trane
    Attaboy Dave, you screwed up again
    Junkatrol
    Good fer nuttin
    Miswired=Smoke and light show
    Frozen heat pump=ice...
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    Figured it out, I use ZoneAlarm pro as a...

    Figured it out, I use ZoneAlarm pro as a firewall, when I shut it down, everything showed up. Just need to figure out what setting I have to change. Thanx for your help!

    Edited for...
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    remove the profile button and move the rest to...

    remove the profile button and move the rest to the left and that's what I see. So, yes, the search button is where the profile button is on your pic.
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    Nothing I've tried seems to make that item...

    Nothing I've tried seems to make that item appear, guess the site hates me...........
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    "I just changed that filter last month" Yeah,...

    "I just changed that filter last month" Yeah, right

    "I only pushed the reset button on my oil furnace 2 or 3 times....."
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    I see search, edit/delete, quote and a button for...

    I see search, edit/delete, quote and a button for credentials. There's what looks to be a button by the date/time stamp, but my cursor doesn't change going over it. I'm starting to feel rather...
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    I see many posts refering people to look at...

    I see many posts refering people to look at another persons profile for an e-mail address. What I don't see is wher the profile can be accessed from. I see a button on each post for a users...
  41. Thread: Ft.Knox

    by stratopig
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    I live 20 minutes South of Knox, do a bit of...

    I live 20 minutes South of Knox, do a bit of contract work on post too. Still a bit too chilly out for me to go camping :D
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    Hotshot is R-414b

    Hotshot is R-414b
  43. [b] What, are they blondes who can't operate a...

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    What, are they blondes who can't operate a light switch?? :D

    (dons flame retardent suit)
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    On call, received a call from a customer that a...

    On call, received a call from a customer that a new heat pump installed last week wasn't working, said T-stat had no display.

    Arrived at house, t-sat blank, no voltage to terminals. Went to...
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    Having been an EPA certified asbestos inspector...

    Having been an EPA certified asbestos inspector and project designer is a previous life, I don't even want to think about how many violations I see there :D
  46. Thread: my install

    by stratopig
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    I hate seeing 4x4's used to keep units off the...

    I hate seeing 4x4's used to keep units off the roof, much prefer a plastic pad. But that's just me.
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    46 by the calender, my wife says I act like I'm...

    46 by the calender, my wife says I act like I'm 12, and I feel like I'm 70 somedays :D
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    Mongo not know, Mongo just pawn in game of life...

    Mongo not know, Mongo just pawn in game of life...
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    Yeah, I knew that :D

    Yeah, I knew that :D
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    Just because you can hear the LL solenoid...

    Just because you can hear the LL solenoid clicking doesn't mean its opening, I had several that were all noise and no action. Does the LL valve have a manual lift or screw type opening device on it?...
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