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    Wow. The topic was freezer floors. Instead you...

    Wow. The topic was freezer floors. Instead you suggest getting a ring at Wall mart. Talk about off the topic. And I dont need anymore books to read thanks. My point was - on the topic of...
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    I cant say that it was insulated as I didnot...

    I cant say that it was insulated as I didnot build it. I did not say it was insulated. Explain your original comment and thanks for biting.:D
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    Interesting comment. Why not give an explanation...

    Interesting comment. Why not give an explanation or a reason for this instead of a funny ( not ) comment. Ive seen it , it works, just a circ pump and a liquid loop in a air cooled compressor. A...
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    These condensors are undersized especially in...

    These condensors are undersized especially in high ambient. I was happy to replace a condensor and comp when the originall k seized. Put on a higher btu cond and works great. Used a can.
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    How about a heated slab. A glycol loop off the...

    How about a heated slab. A glycol loop off the condensor provides free heat and no ice buildup.
  6. Its really too bad that a builder can spec rtu...

    Its really too bad that a builder can spec rtu like that, find an installer, and let the homeowner suffer with repair and replacement bills.
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    Has a similar kick ass problem lately.. ...

    Has a similar kick ass problem lately.. Contactor was bad contacts / welded and or carbonized. At startup comp single phased but not enough heat to trip overload. In addition breaker would not...
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    Same here. A727, non lockup and 3 spd. Replaced...

    Same here. A727, non lockup and 3 spd. Replaced it at 375 k km (200k m.) In a dodge van. Had to replace it after band broke in reverse trying to get up a steep snowy hill, loaded. Not a great...
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    If You cant get tstats right away try swapping...

    If You cant get tstats right away try swapping the stats if they are the same model. If the problem moves to the other floor its that stat or programming.
  10. Thread: deisel vs gas

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    Does anyone run propane. What's the price where...

    Does anyone run propane. What's the price where you are at?
  11. Thread: What your MPG?

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    Does anyone else run propane? I,ve got a '94...

    Does anyone else run propane? I,ve got a '94 dodge van with 250000 miles on it. Needs regular maintenance but runs about 30% cheaper than gas. Engines last as long as diesels. Its overloaded and...
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    Ask for my address and I'll really get nervous.

    Ask for my address and I'll really get nervous.
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    There should be a policy where having a Buddy...

    There should be a policy where having a Buddy System on calls should be encouraged. To owners and Techs alike ----- I notice alot of support on this site for MT. The positive posts are from...
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    This should not be noisy (duh). The air flow is...

    This should not be noisy (duh). The air flow is too high. I,ll bet $10.00 Can.:D
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    tech hassle

    I used a pda phone. What a hassle. You have to internally backup everything ,all the time. The thing would need rebooting on average 3 times per week. And you loose your current schedule. What...
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    that link did not go anywhere

    that link did not go anywhere
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    wHY ONLY 120 WATER AND HOW BIG IS YOUR WATER...

    wHY ONLY 120 WATER AND HOW BIG IS YOUR WATER HEATER.
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    Am I reading this right? Are you saying pressure...

    Am I reading this right? Are you saying pressure testing with nitrogen at 370 psi. The nitrogen or 410 leaks thru a diafram on a txv. What exactly do you think is one the other side of the tx...
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    her it is. First pic post hope it works

    her it is. First pic post hope it works
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    Idid not see a meter on that link.

    Idid not see a meter on that link.
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    I use a ball style cap with a removeable neck...

    I use a ball style cap with a removeable neck shield. Looks like a desert style. They where popular in the 80's Lots of stares. Hard to find.
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    Check supply wiring size, length of run and...

    Check supply wiring size, length of run and breaker type / size.
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    Go for the free 10 year warr. Get a compressor...

    Go for the free 10 year warr. Get a compressor blanket free as well.;)
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    It was probably mislabelled. Dont use it . Its...

    It was probably mislabelled. Dont use it . Its not too hot anyway.:)
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    Also a 2 ton and 3 ton should have a different...

    Also a 2 ton and 3 ton should have a different sized removeable panel.
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    Can you read the #s on the compressor . If so...

    Can you read the #s on the compressor . If so post them.
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    Hello Cody. It looks like you have compared some...

    Hello Cody. It looks like you have compared some specs of the two models. There could be very little difference in actual efficiency performance of these two models if in fact you do not have what...
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    Thats right its not too hot here in B.C. ...

    Thats right its not too hot here in B.C. Kamloops area is actually dry like a desert. But no humididty and quite comfy. Come and VISIT us in B.C. Just dont stay too long.
  29. Thread: Heat Pumps

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    From a guy in Canada. The majority of Canadian...

    From a guy in Canada. The majority of Canadian cities are relatively close to the border. Yes the north of Canada is cold but many areas are mild and or equivalent in climate to the northern...
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    He should look for an installation manual first...

    He should look for an installation manual first if there is a make and model for the unit. That would give obvious instructions on a trap. Or get a service tech to help on site if they dont have...
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    If the coil is too cold there could be more...

    If the coil is too cold there could be more condensate than the pan can handle. This could be fromm to much refrigerant . This can be corrected by adjusting Tx for higher superheat or increasing...
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    Why dont you return this "new " (not) compressor...

    Why dont you return this "new " (not) compressor on warrantee. Or just do what has been said 1000 times put in a cpr.:D
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    Wher did you get this "new" compressor.. You...

    Wher did you get this "new" compressor.. You said 2001 compressor. Wher has it been sitting for 6 years before you "put in a new compressor"
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    Why did you say New compressor and New Tx in your...

    Why did you say New compressor and New Tx in your first original post?
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    Most furnaces can have problems if the vents are...

    Most furnaces can have problems if the vents are not close together ( within 12 inches.). The manual will specify. Read it again. The house diagram might be where the measurements are. Some...
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    I've never seen or heard of this problem and have...

    I've never seen or heard of this problem and have put in plenty pumps? I think you,re making it up and trying to throw us a curve ball.
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    Thers another way to check the charge. If you...

    Thers another way to check the charge. If you have a matched indoor and outdoor units and proper airflow on indoor coil the condensor should have a chart that gives temperatures and pressures that...
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    Your line should go higher in the attic and then...

    Your line should go higher in the attic and then slope downwards towards the outlet. It should not be horizontal in the attic.. I have seen this intruction on the paper that comes with the pump. If...
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    I'll bet that pesky oil n' condensate eater...

    I'll bet that pesky oil n' condensate eater visited that unit. Then it plugged it up.
  40. Thread: Allergy Problem

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    You say you have allergies. Is it possible that...

    You say you have allergies. Is it possible that this time of year the irritants from outside are especcially bad? Have you lived in this house before the new HVAC ? Did you do other renovations...
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    Theres three sizes' 1/12 to 1/5 , 1/4 to 1/3 and...

    Theres three sizes' 1/12 to 1/5 , 1/4 to 1/3 and 1/2 .
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    Pros spend many years on learning how systems...

    Pros spend many years on learning how systems work and how to diagnose problems. Lets say you have a muscle car and you want to race it. How would you know how much horse power it has by pressing...
  43. I'd guess 134a with plugged cap.

    I'd guess 134a with plugged cap.
  44. Every can I get has a tag on the discharge. ...

    Every can I get has a tag on the discharge. Maybe some one is messing with you guys.
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    EAC have a prefilter that gets larger particles...

    EAC have a prefilter that gets larger particles and cells that get small ones. If a duct system and especially return air and shoe (bottom bend) are sized and work correctly an EAC is very...
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    Most good units will have these (except low...

    Most good units will have these (except low ambient) built in. Is this residential. A crankcase heater is included in most new condensors, but prbably wont be mentioned in the literature since it is...
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    Duct, filter and grill sizing are all different...

    Duct, filter and grill sizing are all different relating to air flow per square inch or air flow per ton. These values vary greatly depending on the type of system you have and whether it is...
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    Do you have the serial # on the compressor.

    Do you have the serial # on the compressor.
  49. Can you post the model numbers of the furnace and...

    Can you post the model numbers of the furnace and thermostats. Are the systems identical.
  50. Thread: Dodgers Game.

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    Dodgers Game.

    Recently in the news. Canadian fan who waved flag during game between dodgers an blue jays was told to stop waving it and security attempted to confiscate his Canadian flag. This was not a "banner...
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