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  1. Thread: Copper Lock

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    From what I gather it works alot better on acr...

    From what I gather it works alot better on acr than soft copper,The suppy houses are pushing the stuff and just looking for some real life experiance.
  2. Thread: Copper Lock

    by Dog
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    Copper Lock

    anyone tried this stuff on refrigeration piping,spoke to some guys who swear by it ,they said if we ars still brazing we are wasting are time!?I am pretty open to new ideas by a little sceptical if...
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    This is not a big deal ,we install differnt...

    This is not a big deal ,we install differnt brands that customers request all warrenties are intact through factory and place of purchase.Im sure if your contractor compatent the install will be fine...
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    First of all I'm not defending it , Matter of...

    First of all I'm not defending it , Matter of fact I,m tell you to inform you this looks like the way the housing sector is gravitating, How ingnorant are you saying you need a license to install...
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    That is the best one ever I am going to post that...

    That is the best one ever I am going to post that one in the shop Monday,I'll put it to you this way , Duct board is what we train or apprentices on to make REAL fittings. A monkey could make a...
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    They will sell it to HO if they give them a list...

    They will sell it to HO if they give them a list of subcontractors they a having bid the install, The subcontractor must be registered with the state.So the homeowner get to shop out install price. ...
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    I agree a metal system can be hacked in also I am...

    I agree a metal system can be hacked in also I am saying it should cost alot less, Flex and ductboard systems were developed because of cheaper cost and alot less skill to install, alot of...
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    A perfect example is plumbing industry 10 years...

    A perfect example is plumbing industry 10 years ago a plumber would supply 100% of all fixtures and equiptment now about 20% in ten years it will be zero (plumbing and mechanical magazine) . I dont...
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    thats funny I Bend Metal ,you dont know #@$%...

    thats funny I Bend Metal ,you dont know #@$% about me , thats why I'm not a professional member I like it that way, As far as successful business Im sure you dont want to here me bragg so I wont.:p
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    Any Joe Blow can install a couple boxs of...

    Any Joe Blow can install a couple boxs of flex,make sure the flex guys price is half of the guy that is going to install metal system.Because if you go with the flex it takes half the skill and you...
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    WOW , it is funny to read some of these ,If it is...

    WOW , it is funny to read some of these ,If it is as bad as some of you are complaning about eighter you dont charge enough hourly rate or you just like complaning,What is the big deal,you go to the...
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    Just add your mark up to the install price ,Make...

    Just add your mark up to the install price ,Make sure it is installed to your standerd ,make sure in writing of your responsibilitys and do it, if you dont some one else will, to be honest it is...
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    First of all how is anyone sizing ant thing...

    First of all how is anyone sizing ant thing without r values ,window sizing and ratings contruction materials ect,ect,ect,. The 2 nd bidder might be quoting a 3 ton to get the heating btu's needed...
  14. Thread: plenum length

    by Dog
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    Anttime round or spiral pipe can be used is a no...

    Anttime round or spiral pipe can be used is a no brainer these guys are right on the money ,I've been installing spiral pipe in residetial applications for about ten years now ,coming from commercial...
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    the coils are larger to get the full 14 seer...

    the coils are larger to get the full 14 seer rating upsizing is common with these units,Doing the manual j after job is awarded is common the cost of units one size to another is marginal, alot of...
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    Radiant is a nice secondary heat, dont forget you...

    Radiant is a nice secondary heat, dont forget you have to leave it on for it to work correctly, the shoulder months with cool mornings and 65 to 70 by 11:00 , counter productive, go with the heat...
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    Any competant sheet metal worker could make a...

    Any competant sheet metal worker could make a fitting set both ways in one fitting 24" is plenty long enough make it ogee and there will be little or no restiction probably a 50 spot to make and save...
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    Wow Brian you have more tin knockers than...

    Wow Brian you have more tin knockers than houses,Thats funny because I think the biggest problem this industry has is every body thinks they are a tin knocker, The hardest part of a HVAC job is the...
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    Awfull Cocky A Twilli, I agree who wants to work...

    Awfull Cocky A Twilli, I agree who wants to work for a guy who says that ?
    Be carefull people will start to resent you for saying things to them like that!!!:rolleyes:
  20. Thread: Infinity "Event"

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    Is it a tec writing in, NO ,it is the guy with...

    Is it a tec writing in, NO ,it is the guy with the book the tec left trying to figure out what is going on . look at alot of other posts on this site seems like an infinty of problems.
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    we install it all we are loyal to customers not...

    we install it all we are loyal to customers not corprate so yuck yourself
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    Or one of your lead man that you have trained and...

    Or one of your lead man that you have trained and schooled could leave and be the low bidder andgive him just as good or better job than your company at a lower price Remember this is America
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    York, Goodman,lennox

    York, Goodman,lennox
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    Why did it go this far did'nt you look at the...

    Why did it go this far did'nt you look at the install in progress if you saw things you did'nt like or agree with you should have talked to the contractor then, much less pay for it, The fact of high...
  25. Thread: Infinity "Event"

    by Dog
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    It means that if you had a simple system you...

    It means that if you had a simple system you would'nt be having all these questions and problems, simple still is the best way
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    I have installed many of the tempstar products...

    I have installed many of the tempstar products but have since moved on to other brands that are much more installer freindly , The drains and traps are a hassle , had some blower issues, parts are...
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    What are the reasons you have for this test? Is...

    What are the reasons you have for this test? Is the house newly constructed?If yes was it built to energystar specs
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    The Grills he is refering to are AIR TEC they...

    The Grills he is refering to are AIR TEC they have an adjustabile ring you snap off to the size you need 6,7,8, flex the finish grill is built in one piece all plastic , I have tried to use them in a...
  29. Thread: Rheem Mod question

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    Rheem are the most installer unfreindly units...

    Rheem are the most installer unfreindly units ever, Have you ever done a 90plus horizontal with A/C coil on it? Wow, production plan on few extra hours of labor putting in one of these .
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    I think they are all overpriced and overated

    I think they are all overpriced and overated
  31. WOW , sounds to me like your worries of...

    WOW ,
    sounds to me like your worries of leakage might have taking all your focus and energy and shortsticked your system,Why would you install an 80% afue furnace that is going to far out weigh a...
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    Thats right you do get what you pay for, a great...

    Thats right you do get what you pay for, a great unit. As for the paint looks like a Ford paint job from the 90's.
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    Troy ,as doug stated above have the contractor...

    Troy ,as doug stated above have the contractor take you to a previos install and show you what each component does and give you a visual run down of the system ,I do it all the time it really helps...
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    Great story Doug had a customer last week nickel...

    Great story Doug had a customer last week nickel and dime us to death on a new install and the goes and spends 7k on a 8 burner commercial stove, You are exactly right people dont bat an eye to spend...
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    so simple ask them to go see some of their work ,...

    so simple ask them to go see some of their work , should be no hesitation if you dont like what you see dont hire them, no brainer
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    I dont think there is much demand for your...

    I dont think there is much demand for your services in the residential market because anyone can buy writesoft or elite to do loads as far as design in resdential it is pretty much design build on...
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    Yes ,still y

    Yes ,still y
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    Yes I thought it was just the wall furnaces also

    Yes I thought it was just the wall furnaces also
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    Comfort Aire has really nice geothermal heat...

    Comfort Aire has really nice geothermal heat pumps and water furnaces , much better pricing also.
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    had that problem with the shower going cold ,...

    had that problem with the shower going cold , customer had temp of water to high triggering scald guard in the mixing valve in shower causing it to go cold for a few seconds turn temp down
  41. Thread: Goodman failing

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    check flue for blockage,make sure no snow...

    check flue for blockage,make sure no snow blocking it
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    why mini split system? with a house that big much...

    why mini split system? with a house that big much better options
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    why didn't you look at the hvac system upon...

    why didn't you look at the hvac system upon buying the home? you bought it you have to live with it or fix it ,the contractor was a hack it is not his resposibility to fix it now, why would you want...
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    I agree with BOBB25 get another price ,make sure...

    I agree with BOBB25 get another price ,make sure it is not one of the brands already quoted (in my opinion are always overpriced). There is nothing that special about either.secondly make sure they...
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    it sounds like to me you have a few differnt...

    it sounds like to me you have a few differnt problems contributing to this if flex adds alot more friction to the system so looping anything is a real bad idea, tell him to change the flex to hard...
  46. Thread: manual J question

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    If you are working as an installing tec manual j...

    If you are working as an installing tec manual j is an option to learn your company or managers are responsible for sizing of equiptment, and it is too bad they dont teach it in school instead of the...
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    somebody said it right the homeowner owns there...

    somebody said it right the homeowner owns there own HVAC equiptment they have the right to work on it , if they choose to hire a tec so be it , Thats what makes the world go round . more calls for us
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    All I want to Know is where can you get a new one...

    All I want to Know is where can you get a new one for three fifty just priced on out for a job and it was about triple that?
  49. Radiant is a nice back up or comfort heat witch...

    Radiant is a nice back up or comfort heat witch needs to be working in conjuction with a back up heat source ( air source ) See this all the time ,listen to the post below hire and engineer to do...
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    I would just put in a heat pump and save your...

    I would just put in a heat pump and save your self alot of money,You still need the boiler any way why add all the cost of well drilling pumps ect. Dont forget just because you are putting in geo...
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