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    I've been told never to open up a light 'lidded'...

    I've been told never to open up a light 'lidded' 5 gallon bucket in a construction area for that very reason..[/QUOTE]
    There was a thread in the RIGID Forum about an electrician using a bucket of...
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    Thats a very good point. Thank you. Y it is. I...

    Thats a very good point. Thank you. Y it is. I didn't think of the snowbird angle. I have a couple I watch the house for since "if something's broke, we'll call you anyway". Thanks to everyone for...
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    Thanks for the heads up stonefly. I had to do a...

    Thanks for the heads up stonefly. I had to do a search to see what H.S.U.S. was and that had a link to a blog about this. It mentioned a $2000 contribution and said they were waiting for an answer...
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    Thanks for the input, I,'ve only needed to use a...

    Thanks for the input, I,'ve only needed to use a couple pumps, I've been lucky and had a floor drain close. H was meant to be a W', my finger must have been thinking of Rh,Rc on the stat. Breaking Y...
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    Dumb question

    CRS strikes again. Which tstat wire does the safety switch on a condensate pump break? R or H? Brain freeze strikes again! John
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    Haven't bought it yet, but I used the display...

    Haven't bought it yet, but I used the display model to let my counter man know there was spot rust in a 4' length of 1" B.I. ! I'm waiting a few days, the counter man told me he thought there would...
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    Milwaukee Inspection camera

    Has anyone had any experience with this? They seem reasonably priced and since I have M12 tools already, I could buy the bare tool. Thinking of using to peek at coils, HX, etc. John
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    I've done them both ways. Sat the unit on a...

    I've done them both ways. Sat the unit on a angle iron frame and wrapped with sheet metal, then takeoffs or grilles. Should use a good filter in return plenum.
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    I've put a couple downflow forced air in for...

    I've put a couple downflow forced air in for customers. They've been happy, especially when they are working at floor level.
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    I don't have the picture, but I found what was...

    I don't have the picture, but I found what was left of a chipmunk in the blower wheel of a Beckett burner. It was about an 1/8" thick. Amazing what 3450RPM will do. Had to be a wild ride!
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    Thanks. I just didn't want to assume. John

    Thanks. I just didn't want to assume. John
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    Trane HP size

    Trane Model BWX730H10010. Thinking 21/2 Ton by "30" in Model No. Am I right? Thanks, John
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    I've used my DeWalt miter saw on some bigger...

    I've used my DeWalt miter saw on some bigger plumbing jobs. Works great, but I don't think I want to lug it to the basement for a half dozen cuts for a vent and Combustion air piping. The tubing...
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    It will probably have to slide out sideways...

    It will probably have to slide out sideways unless theres an inch or so of end play. The S slips on the top and bottom have an inch of duct slid into them.
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    After reading some of the replies to the other...

    After reading some of the replies to the other post and cleaning my glasses, I realized the 65.2 was nanofarads. Guess maybe I got one of the Mexican capacitors y'all were talking about a couple...
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    Increased Capacitance

    A little over a month ago I replaced the cap on a condensing unit, everything checked good and unit ran with no complaint until last night. This morning the HO called and said unit had run all night,...
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    I can feel your pain. A Malco circle cutter does...

    I can feel your pain. A Malco circle cutter does a real good job on the copper tubes. Don't ask how I know, but:gah:
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    Slide Rule/Calculator

    A couple days ago I was searching the archives for reversing valve info and found a video that contained an ad for a ductalator type slide rule which also had a bunch of other info on it. It looked...
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    Great Service

    Tuesday I ordered an extended clamp head for my UEI meter from TestEquipment.com. It was immediately shipping, tracking shows I'll have it today. The invoice was e-mailed as a file which I was unable...
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    My own experience from driving vans almost every...

    My own experience from driving vans almost every day since 1975 is that a 3/4 or 1 Ton will be more maintenance free than a 1/2 Ton. The E150 and 1500's I've drove were way harder on U-joints,...
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    Plenum, Duct sealing

    Always trying to improve, so here's the question: I've been sealing the joint between the unit and plenum, as well as the takeoff's with silicone caulk and using aluminum duct tape for the duct and...
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    Thanks for the tip Anthony. I was trying to think...

    Thanks for the tip Anthony. I was trying to think of a way to use my existing leads and I'll give this a shot. The needles won't take up much space in my Meter case and are cheap (until my wife...
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    Thanks for the help. Sometimes you can't see the...

    Thanks for the help. Sometimes you can't see the forest for the trees. I just ordered 2 YJ # 19102 from Test Equipment Depot. I prefer to deal locally, but my nearest YJ source is an hour away. John
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    Adapter fittings

    I recently bought a set of 3/8" hoses without depressors, hoping to speed recovery's, but didn't realize they had 3/8" ends. Does someone make adapters so I can use the on residential fittings, as...
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    A thought that comes to mind is a bad dip tube. I...

    A thought that comes to mind is a bad dip tube. I recall several years ago reading about a bad batch, but can't remember how long ago. John
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