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  1. Assume we're talkin' F and not C?

    Assume we're talkin' F and not C?
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    This is the main supply copper pipe that...

    This is the main supply copper pipe that communicates between the outside valve and inside valve and meter. The pipe comes through a wall, then turns up and goes through the ceiling into the attic...
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    Suggest you peruse the info on Trane's new...

    Suggest you peruse the info on Trane's new CleanEffects filtration system at trane.com. This filter comes in several different sizes, based on furnace size.

    Trane claims this unit removes up to...
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    Just wondering... Is it unusual to find a water...

    Just wondering... Is it unusual to find a water supply main that is run through a furnace duct?
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    After I've won my suit against the contractor...

    After I've won my suit against the contractor that hacked my furnace install, I am going to send a request for a refund from the state for the fee I paid for the inspector, who told me everything...
  6. Do you have storm windows and/or double pane? ...

    Do you have storm windows and/or double pane? Single pane?
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    It could be that the slightly curved pipe,...

    It could be that the slightly curved pipe, leaving the furnace, is single wall that connects to a double wall, so it isn't a reducer after all.

    >>>edit... fixed post


    [Edited by jultzya on...
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    >>>>Not sure what a roofjack is...so can't answer...

    >>>>Not sure what a roofjack is...so can't answer that.<<<<
    [/B][/QUOTE]

    [[[[[He's talking about a trailer unit that has a double wall exhaust/intake pipe (all in one), which penetrates the...
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    I'm not a tech (yet), but am wondering if your...

    I'm not a tech (yet), but am wondering if your furnace has a condensate trap on the exhaust vent, close to or inside the furnace. With the amount of condensate that is freezing on the roof, I would...
  11. Is there an advantage in running intake air...

    Is there an advantage in running intake air through a concentric to provide pre-heating before the air arrives at the combustion box? Or, isn't there enough heat transfer being accomplished within...
  12. Re: Re: Re: Pressure ?

    >>>>INSTRUCTIONS are Guidelines, NOT Requirements.

    It appears that the 2" PVC has been there for 20 years.<<<<

    If factory installation instructions are not followed by the installer, then the...
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    I have a tenant, who is extremely sensitive to...

    I have a tenant, who is extremely sensitive to airborne mold spores. His condition is exacerbated when his forced air furnace is operating, so we're wondering what might be used to filter/kill the...
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    Done. That's how I was able to get my hands on...

    Done. That's how I was able to get my hands on the hacked concentric.

    Thanks for the input.
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    This is Turtle. You sure your looking at the...

    This is Turtle.

    You sure your looking at the furnace vent pipe and not the sewer drain vent pipe ? I'm lost looking at that home made kit.

    TURTLE [/B][/QUOTE]

    That hadn't occurred to me,...
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    It is hard to determine size of the pipes from...

    It is hard to determine size of the pipes from the photos. Sorry I didn't post size of the pipes used in making up this concentric. The outer top pipe is 4", but then the guy necked it down to 3"...
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    It looks like the installer cut the concentric...

    It looks like the installer cut the concentric kit right in the middle, so he could lengthen the concentric, rather than lengthen the two pipes coming from the furnace.

    Don't know why 3 and 4...
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    Originally posted by whatthehay? [B] ...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by whatthehay?
    [B]

    I have some photos that might be of interest, regarding my furnace problem of condensate running back down the combustion vent intake to combustion...
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    To Tinknocker11 or anyone who can help. Re: ...

    To Tinknocker11 or anyone who can help. Re: New information on an old topic...mystery solved!

    I have some photos that might be of interest to you and others, but I wasn't successful in posting...
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    ROTFLOLWTSFME

    ROTFLOLWTSFME
  21. May we assume your crawl space has a dirt floor? ...

    May we assume your crawl space has a dirt floor? If so, then, as the previous poster has suggested, you can hire just about anyone to spread out fairly heavy duty plastic sheeting. This is a very...
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    I still can't figure out why some of you feel you...

    I still can't figure out why some of you feel you must transfer blame of incompetent workmanship onto the customer. I was referred to the contractor's company by a friend, who had previously owned...
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    Re: I bought a new furnace and a bad deal

    Koald,

    Great critique. I suspect you and I are from the same epoch, but, "...only the Shadow knows."
    Cheers!

    Whatthehay?
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    So, how does one find, "...a true tech?" Do they...

    So, how does one find, "...a true tech?" Do they have some identifying mark on their forehead or somewhere else?
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    You're right... I'm busted. Whatthehay?...

    You're right... I'm busted.

    Whatthehay?
    Troll-patrol@woohoo.we.got.one.com
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    Chill wrote: >>>>Your sarcasium about helping...

    Chill wrote:

    >>>>Your sarcasium about helping you is out of line. I tried to help you but you kept telling me how much you knew, instead of sending the picture of the concentric kit, which we...
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    Re: OP:

    If I had done the work on the install, it wouldn't be giving me problems, now. I wasn't around the job site when the jerks did the work. Just got burned by not doing it myself. I knew better, but...
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    Originally posted by Chill [B] Chill...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by Chill
    [B]
    Chill wrote...
    I know your proud of the trap, but don't be so sure you trapped all of it.

    Actually I think this is a little to neat, to be real. It seems...
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    Thanks for the feedback. Apparently, the local...

    Thanks for the feedback.
    Apparently, the local contractor has not been told by the distributor, nor anyone else, to call York.
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    Chill wrote: >>>>I know your proud of the...

    Chill wrote:

    >>>>I know your proud of the trap, but don't be so sure you trapped all of it.

    Actually I think this is a little to neat, to be real. It seems more staged. If you are as skilled as...
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    Originally posted by Chill [B] I know...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by Chill
    [B]

    I know your proud of the trap, but don't be so sure you trapped all of it.

    Actually I think this is a little to neat, to be real. It seems more staged....
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    Purchased a Coleman (York/UPG) last summer. ...

    Purchased a Coleman (York/UPG) last summer. Contractor/install techs were incompetent, and support help in troubleshooting defects from the distributor's tech has been zero.
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    Thanks for your response. After my discovering...

    Thanks for your response. After my discovering the install tech had reduced the return air duct opening to less than 1/2 of the opening for the old furnace, I wanted to withhold the final payment,...
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    Apparently, you didn't see the trap in my photo;...

    Apparently, you didn't see the trap in my photo; it catches all of the condensate coming down the intake pipe. So, none of the dye has gotten into the combustion box. Perhaps my skill level is...
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    Re: I bought a new furnace and a bad deal

    Koald,

    Thanks for the support. I, too, find it strange that many of the respondents appear to be more interested in trolling, rather than in offering learned suggestions to aid in problem...
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    I may be wrong, but it doesn't seem logical to,...

    I may be wrong, but it doesn't seem logical to, "...get a lot more condensate when there is no warm flue gases flowing through the venting." Would you explain how this happens? Thanks.
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    Can you post a photo and/or drawing of the...

    Can you post a photo and/or drawing of the termination? If enough ice can form to block a vent, then there is something inherently wrong with the design.

    [Edited by whatthehay? on 01-18-2006 at...
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    Perhaps you can clarify, as to just what you...

    Perhaps you can clarify, as to just what you think looks like crap.
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    Guess maybe some of you don't read all of the...

    Guess maybe some of you don't read all of the posts... so, I'll repeat myself in hopes of making it clearer.

    The photo is of the condensate trap I installed to prove whether or not the exhaust...
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    Jeff, I sent the photo, as an attachment,...

    Jeff,

    I sent the photo, as an attachment, then I tried the address I posted previously, and it worked. Did it not work for you?

    DW (whatthehay)

    [Edited by Mod01 on 01-16-2006 at 10:17 PM]
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    Thanks for you interest. Sorry to have been so...

    Thanks for you interest.
    Sorry to have been so long in posting a photo, but I've been busy with other things. Finally got around to plumbing in a condensate trap on the combustion intake,...
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    Thanks for the info!

    Thanks for the info!
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    I don't see any provision for sending photos at...

    I don't see any provision for sending photos at this site. Do you know how it is done? Thanks.
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    I can't seem to find a way to send you photos. ...

    I can't seem to find a way to send you photos. Do you know how it is accomplished on this site? Thanks.
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    The intake is about 3' above the roof. We don't...

    The intake is about 3' above the roof. We don't have any snow. Still getting condensate inside intake pipe.
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    Assume this combination was mounted in the...

    Assume this combination was mounted in the ceiling? We had one of these units in the bathroom ceiling of our last home and it worked great.
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    Re: I bought a new furnace and a bad deal.

    Thanks for expressing my position so succinctly. I have to work hard to just try to write with clarity, but you, apparently, have the gift. Are you a professional writer?
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    Funny... how often some people make wrong...

    Funny... how often some people make wrong assumptions. I got only one bid from a new contractor, who purchased the business from a friend of mine that I thought I could trust to provide the tech...
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    I, really, don't understand the point of your...

    I, really, don't understand the point of your post, since I have not mentioned the price that I paid for the furnace and installation. What I didn't pay for was incompetence, but that is what I got....
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    The condensate, formed in the exhaust gas vent...

    The condensate, formed in the exhaust gas vent pipe, is caught in two traps on this pipe and runs, via hoses, to the drain. No problem here. But, condensate is, also, forming in the combustion...
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