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    I've brazed many condenser coil leaks, it's not...

    I've brazed many condenser coil leaks, it's not difficult. Just peel back the fins and go at it. You can stuff some steel wool in the space where you removed the fins when you're done if you remove a...
  2. Thread: Nice Easy Day

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    That's what I was thinking.

    That's what I was thinking.
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    Look at some of the professional members profiles...

    Look at some of the professional members profiles and see what we have in them that you don't (email address, credentials, types of equipment we work on etc.) those are the FIELDS they're talking...
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    Shouldn't have a problem throwing a 13 SEER unit...

    Shouldn't have a problem throwing a 13 SEER unit on it. I'd probably try and use a comparable Bryant or an ICP heat pump.

    The cheapest stop gap would be to fix the leak if you know where it is...
  5. Sounds fair to me.

    Sounds fair to me.
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    If a discharge line cracks I always cut out the...

    If a discharge line cracks I always cut out the crack and make a loop out of copper to absorb the vibration. I've tried just filling it in with silfos and it'll do as you describe before long.
  7. Those pads will outlast the unit.

    Those pads will outlast the unit.
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    Wow, I can't believe that. Good catch! I'd be...

    Wow, I can't believe that. Good catch! I'd be going to wherever you bought that tank and raising hell.
  9. All aluminum such as Trane/American standard or...

    All aluminum such as Trane/American standard or most manufactures have a coating that can be put on a new coil.
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    I wouldn't sink any more money into it, If it's...

    I wouldn't sink any more money into it, If it's empty and needs an entire charge of r22. Could it be fixed? Sure it could, but it'd end up costing you a pretty penny and you'd still have a bandaided...
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    I do things for unfortunate folks too but buying...

    I do things for unfortunate folks too but buying and installing used equipment is not doing anyone any favors especially the hvac industry.
  12. I assume you use an analogue meter, scales,...

    I assume you use an analogue meter, scales, micron guage, manometer, etc.
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    You aren't doing them any favors if you're...

    You aren't doing them any favors if you're charging them to put in used, unknown refrigerent, unknown reliability crap you find on Craigslist. Just get bottom of the line equipment and install it...
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    Why are you so into used crap?

    Why are you so into used crap?
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    Nobody pours pads anymore, I haven't seen any job...

    Nobody pours pads anymore, I haven't seen any job done in my lifetime where a pad was poured. Even new construction on a slab.
  16. They don't make them like they used to though.

    They don't make them like they used to though.
  17. Erla your pm folder is full.

    Erla your pm folder is full.
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    I entered the numbers he had listed so my...

    I entered the numbers he had listed so my superheat was higher. I think I also had 8 or 9 seer unit instead of your 13 seer.
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    According to Wayne's analyzer the evaporator is...

    According to Wayne's analyzer the evaporator is starved and the condenser is flooded.

    Verify pure refrigerent and accuracy of measurements.
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    I still think the last election was rigged,...

    I still think the last election was rigged, there's no way he could have fairly won this second term.
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    Thanks erla 🍻

    Thanks erla 🍻
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    I was talking about the sporlan smart service...

    I was talking about the sporlan smart service tool, I hear the price tag is in the $700 range.
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    I don't have any empirical data to say you're...

    I don't have any empirical data to say you're wrong and I respect your opinion. Newer units do have the ability to dehumidify better but not as good as having a dedicated dehumidifier.
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    You don't need fuses at the disconnect as long as...

    You don't need fuses at the disconnect as long as you have a 50A HACR(which most breakers are) in the panel. 40A would be fine too.
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    They still have to have enough of a sensible load...

    They still have to have enough of a sensible load to run long enough to start removing moisture.
  26. Nice metal work, don't you hate smearing pookie...

    Nice metal work, don't you hate smearing pookie all over it. Every time I make custom duct I cringe when I have to brush mastic all over it. That pic does that offset much better justice than it...
  27. Glad the forum was helpful for you. Thanks for...

    Glad the forum was helpful for you. Thanks for the update.
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    Depends on the climate. I think it's an ok trade...

    Depends on the climate. I think it's an ok trade off. ACs aren't great dehumidifiers anyway since they are controlled by sensible temperature and are built for sensible cooling. It's best to have a...
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    If you're gonna spend that kind of money you...

    If you're gonna spend that kind of money you might as well go the iManifold/iConnect route, it can do so much more.
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    No exceptions. With the same airflow a larger...

    No exceptions. With the same airflow a larger evaporator will dehumidify less than a smaller evap coil.
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    It raises the suction pressure on a properly...

    It raises the suction pressure on a properly charged system with nominal airflow. More surface area=higher suction pressure/temperature=less dehumidification. That's why it gets a higher efficiency,...
  32. X2, plenty of room for a trap. I don't care for...

    X2, plenty of room for a trap. I don't care for those running traps though. Id throw a vent after the trap because the horizontal run is likely not properly sloped.
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    Pressure drop of all accessories. Filter, grille,...

    Pressure drop of all accessories. Filter, grille, diffuser, damper, evap coil etc.
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    The TESP is what you subtract all your delta Ps...

    The TESP is what you subtract all your delta Ps from to get your ASP so you can calculate your FR.

    ASP=TESP minus all deltaPs.
  35. You need a trap, looks like the pump is acting as...

    You need a trap, looks like the pump is acting as a trap on that set up. Why did they use a pump?
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    I find this PDF helpful for quick reference...

    I find this PDF helpful for quick reference http://web.fscj.edu/Mark.Bowman/handouts/ACCA%20Friction%20Rate%20Reference%20Chart.pdf

    Depending on what type of takeoff/connection is used the 3'...
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    I can guarantee its not 20% less. Maybe 2%.

    I can guarantee its not 20% less. Maybe 2%.
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    There is no standard, each duct system can have a...

    There is no standard, each duct system can have a different friction rate, doesn't matter if it's residential or commercial. All depends on your ASP and your TEL. Thank you, thank you very much.
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    I don't like to do it but I do occasionally block...

    I don't like to do it but I do occasionally block the condenser or pull the fan wire to get the SCT up to ~100* and see what it looks like. I can generally tell if it's close enough without blocking...
  40. Once you add up all the other pressure losses...

    Once you add up all the other pressure losses (duct length, fittings, filters, etc) yes those grilles would likely be too restrictive.

    Typically you're given a static pressure budget of .5"wc for...
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    Why do you think he's here asking questions?...

    Why do you think he's here asking questions? That's what this site is for ya know. Not all of us were born knowing everything about HVAC, especially the V.
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    You can use one of the 2 thermistors for ambient...

    You can use one of the 2 thermistors for ambient if you want. It does not have 3 thermistors though.
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    A lot of rated matches are x outdoor with y...

    A lot of rated matches are x outdoor with y indoor. The compressor inside is likely not a 30,000btu compressor it's less, the entire system is what gives the system its btu/hr removal capacity.
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    easy question?

    7 miles from the ocean, go with Trane/American Standard (not ameristar). Trane/AS's design will be more reliable on the coast than any other brand.
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    Tighten the Allen nut on the side of the manifold...

    Tighten the Allen nut on the side of the manifold if it bleeds through. I don't care much for the DC manifold. The knobs are garbage. I threw mine on a yj41 manifold and never looked back.
  46. Thread: Luxaire

    by jtrammel
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    We sell York, same as luxaire, no problems to...

    We sell York, same as luxaire, no problems to speak of.
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    That's why neither the pubs or the dems should...

    That's why neither the pubs or the dems should win the next election, but one of them will and the insanity will continue.
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    This type here...

    This type here https://m.johnstonesupply.com/storefront/supplies/installation-maintenance-supplies/line-sets/mini-split-brackets/c1027909-c1027706-c1028340-c1027898-p1.html
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    Available static pressure X100 divided by Total...

    Available static pressure X100 divided by Total equivalent length of duct

    ASP X 100 / TEL

    ASP is the static pressure left after all the restrictions are subtracted from the TESP from the...
  50. Potential ROI? Probably not as the increase from...

    Potential ROI? Probably not as the increase from single stage to 2 stage or variable is rather substantial to the customer. On the average house you may save $10/month 5-6 months out of the year. So...
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