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    What are you looking for? Drill bits? Or coring...

    What are you looking for? Drill bits? Or coring bits? I had a 1 1/2" Milwaukee for years and used to core 3" holes through 20" concrete floors with it. The switch started to stick so I dropped it...
  2. Assuming that the windows aren't open - it would...

    Assuming that the windows aren't open - it would be hard to blame it on anything But than the heat pump. For that matter; if there was no wind, with a 63 ambient - I would expect the heat pump to...
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    They are everywhere - roofs and roofs full. In...

    They are everywhere - roofs and roofs full. In rented-commercial, especially for retail use, no one ever wants to spend a dime. I used to get a lot of work from landlords: "Can you fix this?" ...
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    I thought the question got answered first. ...

    I thought the question got answered first. Didn't several people supply the OP with diagram sources before anything else was said?

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  5. No, but it makes them silent in operation. A...

    No, but it makes them silent in operation. A picky customer sometimes objects to the contactor noise. It could really be done with a single sequencer but two gives redundancy and a longer delay for...
  6. Maybe one of the poles of the contactor failed...

    Maybe one of the poles of the contactor failed and they added both elements to the remaining good pole? <g>

    If this unit is anywhere that people can hear it operating I would use two 25 or 30 amp...
  7. I'm not blustering. And I sure wouldn't be...

    I'm not blustering. And I sure wouldn't be risking anyone's life by simply doing my job well. I fail to see the "liability" you seem so intent on imagining. It's a simple machine, I understand how...
  8. Dude; can you Hear yourself? "the design was...

    Dude; can you Hear yourself? "the design was altered - (let's abandon it)". Is that your typical approach to every job? In two minutes you could draw a workable diagram and in less than an hour...
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    Agreed; I was going to say that I would - and...

    Agreed; I was going to say that I would - and for that exact reason. But . . . . if that were in my head you can be Very sure that I would have also had a big suction drier on there too. <g>

    So?...
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    That is what I think too. But I have argued with...

    That is what I think too. But I have argued with the vendor's engineering guys several times (last one was at ICOR) and they insist that the vapor lbs. coming out last have the same composition as...
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    You can always hang them from a long rope and set...

    You can always hang them from a long rope and set them swinging before you start shooting. That disables them pretty good.
  12. I was curious because I gave some thought to...

    I was curious because I gave some thought to installing radiant foil in my own attic. But I settled on installing Cool/R metal roofing with Solar White as the color instead. On a 100+ degree day...
  13. What does one have to do with the other? PHM...

    What does one have to do with the other?

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  14. I eat a lot of it so I must. Although I don't...

    I eat a lot of it so I must. Although I don't like it with cajun spices.

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  15. Speaking of that - I think my brain knows things...

    Speaking of that - I think my brain knows things that I don't know. And because of that I believe that when something doesn't smell good to me - it's not For me. That is: we are not compatible and...
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    You mean cold air, don't you? PHM...

    You mean cold air, don't you? <g>

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    I am far from knowing everything, but knowing...

    I am far from knowing everything, but knowing what I do - the only thing which is likely to cause the same symptoms on Two just-installed systems is that the condensing unit valves were left closed...
  18. That's not true - I am not afraid of the beaver....

    That's not true - I am not afraid of the beaver.

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    So far as I can tell the problem is that he...

    So far as I can tell the problem is that he doesn't have a wiring diagram.

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  20. I am not - but I do allow for the possibility if...

    I am not - but I do allow for the possibility if the sob gets out of hand around here. I am very live-and-let-live and so long as he or she just eats the bamboo leaves and doesn't me cause any...
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    Have you ever worked with pouring foam? I ask...

    Have you ever worked with pouring foam? I ask because I see a possibility that you will come to like spray foam after working with pour foam for a while. <g>

    To stay away from all messy -ness you...
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    You're thinking of it backwards - it's not the...

    You're thinking of it backwards - it's not the mass of the product which insulates - it is the 'air' that is trapped in the foam which insulates. A high density foam has a lot of material and so...
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    Sure; I used to own a shop with all the...

    Sure; I used to own a shop with all the equipment to make walk-in panels. But just how big Are these penetrations? Can't you just use spray can foam? You can also cut foam board pieces to fit and...
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    I guess the questions to ask are: how much air...

    I guess the questions to ask are: how much air flow can my present duct system handle?

    From that they can determine the maximum possible capacity of the cooling system.

    That capacity will...
  25. What was the typical attic temperature before the...

    What was the typical attic temperature before the radiant barrier was added?

    What is the typical attic temperature now that you have the radiant barrier?

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    I'd wait for the icemiester to show up. I steal...

    I'd wait for the icemiester to show up. I steal his work whenever I can. <g>

    And threads like this attract him like magic - so it's won't be long now. <g>

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  27. You must mean: a 30 difference-to-ambient - as...

    You must mean: a 30 difference-to-ambient - as a 30*indoor temperature would be a little tough to live with. <g>

    For your area I would be using something closer to a 98 outdoor max and a 20...
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    http://www.manualslib.com/manual/741225/Trane-Ysc0...

    http://www.manualslib.com/manual/741225/Trane-Ysc060.html

    Is page 43 what you are looking for?
  29. The beaver picture taking neighbor is a woman -...

    The beaver picture taking neighbor is a woman - not a man.

    And also; I wasn't going to kill it with a brick. I'll stand a good ways back if it makes me have to shoot it.

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  30. Does the zoning function work only for cooling -...

    Does the zoning function work only for cooling - or do the zone dampers also close in the heating mode?

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    Sorry - let me start simpler: "An air...

    Sorry - let me start simpler:

    "An air conditioning system" is actually a refrigeration system which operates at the right temperature to provide comfort cooling grade temperatures in the...
  32. I don't really understand your concern. If...

    I don't really understand your concern.

    If heating is so un-important to you that an 80% is adequate to your needs - as cooling is the primary use of the system - who cares that it's two stage...
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    Thanks.

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  34. I couldn't agree more. Which reminds me; I have...

    I couldn't agree more. Which reminds me; I have a beaver living in my back yard. So long as he (now having decided to become my beaver by living on my property) behaves himself and doesn't cause...
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    Mike, Many heating and cooling systems are...

    Mike,

    Many heating and cooling systems are presently pleasing their owners despite all the ducts and the registers and the air returns being above the conditioned spaces.

    It seems to me that...
  36. At least one of these sentences is not accurate:...

    At least one of these sentences is not accurate:

    1. someone wired two 5k strips in series through one pole of a 40A contactor

    2. (it draws) a consistant 39.52 amps continuously

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    Is that bad?

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    My question was originally going to be: "Why...

    My question was originally going to be: "Why would this be even slightly important?"

    But asking it made me additionally ponder my way to: "The correct answer to the question of what race was...
  39. I have been saying this about the police for a...

    I have been saying this about the police for a long time. More and more laws get enacted all the time - by knee-jerk politicians for their numb-nut want-to-feel-good constituents - but the police...
  40. Amen brother. PHM --------

    Amen brother.

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    That's the one I like too. I'm thinking the...

    That's the one I like too.

    I'm thinking the beard pretty much eliminates the idea that she is kissing a girl. <g>

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  42. I used to rent a house on Martha's Vineyard which...

    I used to rent a house on Martha's Vineyard which had an outdoor shower. It was plain wood; maybe redwood or cypress, and I always liked using it. It seems weird - and I don't know why - but I...
  43. In Florida I am a big fan of white, and...

    In Florida I am a big fan of white, and preferably metal, roofs with 2" foam board under the metal. A white reflective roof will really substantially lower your cooling requirements. About 50% has...
  44. Ambition did the right thing - he first went to...

    Ambition did the right thing - he first went to them and told them that what they were doing is wrong and illegal - allowing for the fact that they are ignorant or stupid rather than deliberately...
  45. So far as I know that didn't work out very well...

    So far as I know that didn't work out very well for my uncle Hank. He married his step grand daughter and went out there in the 1960's with her to look for it, or for something about like it. She...
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    Well; being the son of God - I would think Jesus...

    Well; being the son of God - I would think Jesus would tend to look like God. What race is God?

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  47. Is that really true? Showering one ones own...

    Is that really true?
    Showering one ones own bathroom while unclothed in Florida is a crime?
    What statute is being violated?
    What crime is said to be commit by this act?
    What about taking a...
  48. The fine for venting is $25,000. per incident. ...

    The fine for venting is $25,000. per incident. The EPA pays a $10,000. reward to the person reporting the incident. The reward is paid upon their conviction. That is exactly why I told you to...
  49. A rat is a fellow criminal. That isn't the case...

    A rat is a fellow criminal. That isn't the case with this lad.

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    This is not accurate - Jewish -ness is a...

    This is not accurate - Jewish -ness is a matriarchy.

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