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    Damn, it this wasn't an 'I Don't Care' thread - I...

    Damn, it this wasn't an 'I Don't Care' thread - I would swear that you really Care.

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  2. I guess this is all written just to annoy me; a...

    I guess this is all written just to annoy me; a black Mexican ? Is that your angle?

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    What do the other 40% of the people do? Pee out...

    What do the other 40% of the people do? Pee out past the curtain and onto the floor?

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  4. That was my reaction too. I used to install...

    That was my reaction too. I used to install Tagaki - which requires a special, and very expensive, stainless steel, venting pipe. I have a small (and quite trouble-free <g>) Tagaki in my house now...
  5. I love tankless HWH's and install them at every...

    I love tankless HWH's and install them at every opportunity. I have them in every house I own.

    I have a customer who insisted that I use the existing B-Vent chimney for their tankless install. I...
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    A Home Warranty company is an insurance company....

    A Home Warranty company is an insurance company.

    An insurance company is is the business of taking in the most money that it can And paying out the Least money that it can.

    Your involvement...
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    Considering what you detailed here I strongly...

    Considering what you detailed here I strongly suspect that you need to get someone who knows what they are doing to re-sort the wiring for you. And until you do I would turn off the circuit at night...
  8. So far as I know Wendy's doesn't have those...

    So far as I know Wendy's doesn't have those problems.

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    It was a road block on Route 30 in NJ and...

    It was a road block on Route 30 in NJ and everyone was waved into a parking lot. Some were scrutinized a little closer and then released, some were detained for more advanced study. My jumbled van...
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    Yes; I have. PHM ------

    Yes; I have.

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    Can you possibly check all the registers with the...

    Can you possibly check all the registers with the thermostat switch set to the ON position and then post the list of register output CFM numbers here?

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    Imagine opening the little parts drawer in your...

    Imagine opening the little parts drawer in your truck in front of someone, like a police officer, and having to explain all the half burned birthday candles and used crayons. <g>

    Really! I only...
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    Have you tried plugging it into a circuit which...

    Have you tried plugging it into a circuit which is on a different breaker?

    Why do you have commercial units at your home?

    How did you know which hard start kit to use?

    How much time does it...
  14. Yes; it's 400 lbs. But . . . Per Square Inch. ...

    Yes; it's 400 lbs. But . . . Per Square Inch.

    Let's say that he has a .001" diameter hole as the leak. That would mean that it would take 4000 of that size hole to equal a square inch sized...
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    Probably just got too much of that green coil...

    Probably just got too much of that green coil cleaner. Some quality time in fresh air will probably have you up and about in no time.

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    That method has worked for me many times -...

    That method has worked for me many times - although a crayon never occurred to me. I have always used a candle. The action is about like soldering a fitting.

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  17. The best service manager is one who knows more...

    The best service manager is one who knows more than I do and is willing to easily share what he knows.

    The second best service manager would be the one who knows that unless I ask for help - I am...
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    I "test it" every so often by tapping the return...

    I "test it" every so often by tapping the return air duct in the cellar. <g> If the EAC then snaps like a bug zapper I know it's working. Plus; it snaps in general every so often. I notice it at...
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    Really? That's the only reason to not use an...

    Really? That's the only reason to not use an EAC?

    I have two EAC's and they are about 12 or 15 years old. My single original failed after about 7-8 years but it was used when I installed it.
    ...
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    now There is an attitude that I can fully...

    now There is an attitude that I can fully support. <g>

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    How is this system you installed better than an a...

    How is this system you installed better than an a good electronic air cleaner?

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    Say Pop, Is there any gradient of response...

    Say Pop,

    Is there any gradient of response given based on whether it seems like a cool and useable product as versus an obviously nonsense POS?

    Although really; basic gracious behavior Would...
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    It would be interesting to know if there is a...

    It would be interesting to know if there is a heating as well as a cooling TXV. Because if there is - liquid slugging is very unlikely. Is the compressor physically cylindrical? Or is it more of a...
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    How did you know to note this situation and then...

    How did you know to note this situation and then to include this now-capitalized phrase?

    " . . . He hooks up a R22 tank, VALVE SIDE TO THE GROUND, hooks up gauges . . . "

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    Don't take it that way - I would happily install...

    Don't take it that way - I would happily install the product.

    I looked at the various uses and found it so delightfully and simply clever that I was immediately mad at myself for not having...
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    I wasn't busting on him so much as I was gently...

    I wasn't busting on him so much as I was gently pointing out there is no such thing as too much information presented before asking that a question be answered.

    Although, that being said; after I...
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    acowin? Am I supposed to ask: what is a cow...

    acowin?

    Am I supposed to ask: what is a cow in ?

    So that you can answer either "a barn" or "a field" ?

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    Wouldn't a 3/4" clamp-coupling do most of the...

    Wouldn't a 3/4" clamp-coupling do most of the same thing for about a dollar?

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    You can also use two adjustable wrenches to lever...

    You can also use two adjustable wrenches to lever the fan blade even further off / along the shaft.

    You can use adjustable wrenches to re-round copper tubing and the smaller handles of adjustable...
  30. No it is not - rather it is what I said it is. ...

    No it is not - rather it is what I said it is. Ask for it by that descriptive name. In bonds to the substrate and then each subsequent layer becomes a part of the layer under it - they 'fuse'...
  31. The Space Tube Thing - I don't think this...

    The Space Tube Thing -

    I don't think this will work. The tube would have to be fixed to the ground at the lower end - which would have it moving through the atmosphere at about 25,000 mph. ...
  32. I guess you're right - from now on I am going to...

    I guess you're right - from now on I am going to only say things like that in states which don't allow people to carry guns. <g>

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  33. Got an idea for you: Start with using...

    Got an idea for you:

    Start with using children's bubble blowing soap on the leak. Gauge the leak rate by how many bubbles form and and how fast they expand. Remember what you see happening.
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  34. You don't have to wait - just use the existing...

    You don't have to wait - just use the existing trash can / truck system.

    Although what I did was to live trap the cats and then take them to Home Depot to release them.

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  35. What part of Florida? Maybe we can recommend...

    What part of Florida? Maybe we can recommend someone close who is willing to do the minimum amount required to repair your system.

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  36. A coil full of water takes a Long time to clear...

    A coil full of water takes a Long time to clear through a steam trap's typical orifice. Maybe they should leave the steam valve always full open and cycle the blower instead. <g>

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  37. I didn't think about it in those terms before -...

    I didn't think about it in those terms before - but my 25 year old son and his 27 year old girlfriend are living with me. He is a stock broker and has had a pretty nice portfolio of his own for a...
  38. I would have mounted the units side-by-side right...

    I would have mounted the units side-by-side right between the two wall perforations. With their bottoms even with the top of that window.

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    I think Williamson furnace are the ones I always...

    I think Williamson furnace are the ones I always liked. Heavy, really well made, and apparently last forever? Until recently I had a sales kit for them around here somewhere. A sample of the heavy...
  40. My crazy uncle Russell did this. He had...

    My crazy uncle Russell did this. He had recovered an antique woodburning hot water heater from somewhere. It was a wall hung unit - maybe 25 gallons - and it had a firebox about the size of a five...
  41. I like it. The vacuum of outer space powers the...

    I like it. The vacuum of outer space powers the system and the earth's gravity then disposes of all the waste! What a great team we make! <g>

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  42. Do you ever mention it to anybody but me? I...

    Do you ever mention it to anybody but me?

    I have a whole list of things:

    Hey! You dropped something - (pointing and saying it louder and louder) if they can resist looking I sometimes pick...
  43. I like flushing things down the toilet

    For example; recently I was reading a letter and about halfway through I thought:

    This is pure drivel.

    And then balled it up, threw it into the toilet, and flushed it away. I often do...
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    That reminds me of a funny story - One time...

    That reminds me of a funny story -

    One time the little woman and I had spent two or three days primarily having an adult-gymnastics cage-fight in a shore town motel about 50 miles from home. ...
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    Stop being a hater. Cosby was so far ahead of...

    Stop being a hater. Cosby was so far ahead of his time that it wasn't even funny. Think about it - he was drugging and raping women long before it became anything like mainstream and popular. ...
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    I am biased in some ways as I like Goodman...

    I am biased in some ways as I like Goodman equipment, find it very intuitively basic in engineering, and reliable as a result. I even use it as a base from which to build one-off process systems...
  47. One way to start would be that only one's own...

    One way to start would be that only one's own constituents could fund your campaign. Only registered voters for more than a year previous could contribute.

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    That sure seems like pretty sophisticated...

    That sure seems like pretty sophisticated thinking for a bunch of dumbasses. Two 3/8" carriage bolts at 90 to each other through the line (like an X not a cross) seems like a way more annoying and...
  49. I find that somewhat often it is exactly this...

    I find that somewhat often it is exactly this sort of throwing money around which results in them not having any money.

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  50. I'm sure I've said it before, although maybe not...

    I'm sure I've said it before, although maybe not to you, but "let's push for term limits" isn't going to work - because no one will remember to push.

    We need a very simple plan. For example:
    ...
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