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    If you size your metal duct system properly,...

    If you size your metal duct system properly, noisy supply air won't be an issue. Focus on keeping return quiet. I wouldn't taint a nice resi metal duct system with any flex but that's just me. The...
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    From the co reading and your nausea,...

    From the co reading and your nausea, absolutely.....unless your flue pipe is stopped up or disconnected. As far as pricing and sizing I cannot say accurately.
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    Heat exchangers still exist for that dinosaur? No...

    Heat exchangers still exist for that dinosaur? No way would I sink any money into that relic
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    Terrible install. It's likely cycling on high...

    Terrible install. It's likely cycling on high limit. Return ducts are too small. Even if they get the kinks out they're undersized. They look to be 10 or 12"? Can't really see all the supplies but...
  5. It's not that bad. Just surface dirt from what I...

    It's not that bad. Just surface dirt from what I can see. A soft brush will clean it nicely. I wouldn't spray it with self rinsing cleaner this time of year since there will be no condensation to...
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    At 40 years old replacement is in your best...

    At 40 years old replacement is in your best interest as well. I don't understand why they would need to move the flue pipe.
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    Yea you can request a copy of the load calc. I'd...

    Yea you can request a copy of the load calc. I'd do the a/c with the furnace for the reasons dan posted. Can't accurately help you choose the sizing but the better unit IMO is option C.
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    Thanks man. I'll attempt to tighten it. Looks...

    Thanks man. I'll attempt to tighten it. Looks like I'm ordering a o ring and plate gasket though.
    The terminals were my first thought. There is oil everywhere on both but none near the terminals and...
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    Copeland sight glass question

    Hello all been a long time. Hopefully someone can help. I have a copeland semi herm with a leaking sight glass. Actually have two. My first question is...has anyone experienced refrigerant loss/leaks...
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    Bye. Come back soon.

    Bye. Come back soon.
  11. If he had the proper tools he could recover your...

    If he had the proper tools he could recover your refrigerant and put it back in after the repair.

    Will the used unit work? Probably. Will it work well?.... hard to tell without the numbers off...
  12. Yea you need to check your amp draw. Your...

    Yea you need to check your amp draw. Your pressures are temps are fair. Possibly run capacitor. If unit has a start capacitor that will get it running but if the run is bad it will be over amping and...
  13. Id say 90% of the furnaces I change out are...

    Id say 90% of the furnaces I change out are grossly oversized. 100-120k btus coupled to 3ton a/c's....and this is in the deep south. I can generally cut the btu of the furnace in half, or often even...
  14. Ditto. Plus, most systems recommend not elbowing...

    Ditto. Plus, most systems recommend not elbowing the exhaust.
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    Welcome. Lesson number one. HVAC is Heating,...

    Welcome. Lesson number one. HVAC is Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. :)
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    A tiny particle of dust in the pilot air mixture...

    A tiny particle of dust in the pilot air mixture assembly can cause poor pilot height. The only advice I feel comfortable giving is turning your gas off, and blowing on(most times with your mouth...
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    They say Ive had 6 inquiries in the past 12...

    They say Ive had 6 inquiries in the past 12 months. Whos inquiring? I have great credit through all my suppliers. Approximately 10 different supply houses. They want money of course. Starting at 200...
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    Dun and Bradstreet

    They are blowing my phone up. I could really use some advice on what to tell these guys?
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    Thanks and thanks. I thought the picture was...

    Thanks and thanks. I thought the picture was sweet looking so I used it. Didnt know it was so over-used.

    My formal apology to exreo for the phonics jab.
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    As does your presence in the technical forums on...

    As does your presence in the technical forums on this site. Its called HVAC-TALK, not MY USELESS POLITICAL OPINION-TALK. As far as my avatar, whats your point? Did I say something about wanting a...
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    Seriously...

    Is there an option that allows one to block or un-subscribe to certain forums? Namely, this one. I remember when this was a HVAC technical site but now there are more threads about politics than...
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    Id go with the York but would definitely opt for...

    Id go with the York but would definitely opt for a heat pump and upgrade to the AVG air handler with a true ecm. There is alot of adjustment capabilities in that air handler and settings for...
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    Rheem sales a MH rated package unit. I havnt seen...

    Rheem sales a MH rated package unit. I havnt seen a gas pack rated for MH's, theyre usually heat pump or straight a/c with electric heat. What we do is use the space where the old unit was as the...
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    centrifugal switch

    centrifugal switch
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    I shouldnt have even commented. I get enough of...

    I shouldnt have even commented. I get enough of the religious mumbo jumbo from my wife. I wish I could just let go of all reason and logic like she says to do and "JUST BELIEVE". Sorry, I cant. My...
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