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  1. That Trailer Park Boys was FUNNY!!...

    That Trailer Park Boys was FUNNY!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pqJpf6tidn0 was the link in the "suggested" videos above it. The guy with the car window ~3 minutes is...
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    We have 7 different refrigerant leak detectors in...

    We have 7 different refrigerant leak detectors in our lab. We just bought the H10G this year, and it blows ALL of the others out of the water (wait.. keep it away from water!)hands down. It was the...
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    I've worn Red Wing boots for the last ten years....

    I've worn Red Wing boots for the last ten years. I wont switch unless something changes with them. They are incredibly comfortable, and hold up well. I used to buy cheap boots. My feet were always...
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    ROFLMAO Good one! Not surprised to see...

    ROFLMAO

    Good one!

    Not surprised to see that. I worked for a lennox dealer while in the field.

    I DO miss the G-11's though. They were great for my incentive bonus checks!
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    I've worked on a couple like that. The best is...

    I've worked on a couple like that.

    The best is when you have to clean them in a laundry sink; then clean the sink and unplug the drain after... :rolleyes:
  6. Thread: WTF?

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    Made me ask myself "what do you need me for"?? ...

    Made me ask myself "what do you need me for"??

    Let him teach everyone HVAC.

    LMAO!!
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    Thanks Hendrag!!

    Thanks Hendrag!!
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    I know this thread is a little old, but... On...

    I know this thread is a little old, but...

    On a Lennox G-23 (that is what model started the thread), I would ask the HO if they would consider replacement of the furnace to go up to high eff., and...
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    Rabid cats and bugs?! Glad I don't do service...

    Rabid cats and bugs?!

    Glad I don't do service in your area! ;)
  10. Thread: My Shame

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    It is a G-14. Lennox recommended a pressure...

    It is a G-14.

    Lennox recommended a pressure test on pulses every three years as part of their maintenance routine.

    By doing the pressure tests for free, when they find a bad HE, the contractor...
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    So did it take care of the wasp nest by the gas...

    So did it take care of the wasp nest by the gas pipe? LOL
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    Ahhh crap! That's not a CT license plate... I...

    Ahhh crap! That's not a CT license plate... I looked them up. It is a MN license plate!

    :eek:
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    Need to keep the dog off of the roof so it does...

    Need to keep the dog off of the roof so it does not pee on it! LoL:D:D
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    I have a fieldpiece clamp-on with a k-type...

    I have a fieldpiece clamp-on with a k-type converter for my Fluke 16. I love it. I would buy a Fluke one also.

    I once pulled 11 extra lbs of R-22 out of a residential system after a tech did a...
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    You just saved me ALOT of prep time for next...

    You just saved me ALOT of prep time for next year's Refrigeration FUNdaMENTALs class!! :D
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    Another one that falls under "process of natural...

    Another one that falls under "process of natural selection" ?
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    You can't fix stupid. -Ron White

    You can't fix stupid.
    -Ron White
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    I agree with that one chaard....:rolleyes: I...

    I agree with that one chaard....:rolleyes:

    I have seen quite a few 2lb. regulators plugged with oxidation flakes.
  19. At least you could fix what they break when they...

    At least you could fix what they break when they are there!;)
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    I replaced the HE in a furnace this weekend....

    I replaced the HE in a furnace this weekend. Whoever installed the furnace had pitched the exhaust away from the furnace. The stagmite was about 10" across and four feet tall!

    I would have taken...
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    Or, OOPs, I hooked up the power so the unit was...

    Or, OOPs, I hooked up the power so the unit was hot. I hate when I forget that ground wire... :eek:

    Or, electric fence theory for the hail shield?? :D
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    The motor should have an internal overload that...

    The motor should have an internal overload that would protect it from burning out. You should be ok.
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    Thanks for the hose trick. I had never heard of...

    Thanks for the hose trick. I had never heard of that before.

    We have one of these in our lab. Strange set-up with the split manifold.

    I dont really care for the furnace.
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    Oops, double posted. Tried to delete it...

    Oops, double posted. Tried to delete it...
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    Looks nice!

    Looks nice!
  26. It's true. Gas valve instructions tell you that...

    It's true. Gas valve instructions tell you that you can mount it in any position except upside down.
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    Process of natural selection might apply here...

    Process of natural selection might apply here...
  28. Thread: Receipe

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    Do the size of the milk containers or banana...

    Do the size of the milk containers or banana matter??

    LOL
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    opsmgr took my line, so ditto that.

    opsmgr took my line, so ditto that.
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    I have pressure tested, and failed many pulses....

    I have pressure tested, and failed many pulses. There are quite a few in my neck of the woods.

    They were last made in '99.

    The thought of lugging one of those bad-boys to or from an attic does...
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    I've had customers that would want to turn it...

    I've had customers that would want to turn it back on...

    "I have a CO detector"
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    First two a Lennox G23? Couldn't tell if third...

    First two a Lennox G23?
    Couldn't tell if third was same hx.
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    You hit it on the head icy. Do you think they...

    You hit it on the head icy.

    Do you think they still check this, or have written us off as a bunch of greedy a-holes?
  34. Ditto the fused disconnect. You can put in 50 or...

    Ditto the fused disconnect. You can put in 50 or 60 amps to the unit, then fuse it to the right size.
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    I would say to bring it up to the instructor!...

    I would say to bring it up to the instructor! Don't call him out on it in class and put him on the spot. You would hate it if someone did that to you. If they dont agree, then I'll leave it up to you...
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    If you DO find someone to install the equipment,...

    If you DO find someone to install the equipment, they are going to mark that up also, to include the "if you touch it, you are married to it" rule. Dealing with products that you are not familiar...
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    I would have a technician look at it (preferably...

    I would have a technician look at it (preferably one familiar with Lennox). Many G16's have cracked heat exchangers. The Lennox DuraCurve heat exchanger used for a long time was prone to this. If the...
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    The piping on a 90+ furnace should slope towards...

    The piping on a 90+ furnace should slope towards the inside unit.

    Ditto the turn on the ac to thaw the furnace pipe. :o)

    They must have been out of armaflex right??
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    So what I am seeing it that there is no concise...

    So what I am seeing it that there is no concise answer unless it is required by "code" (and in the cities here, there is a code- which I am no expert on, but anyway...) or needed, such as on the neg...
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    If you set your cycle rate from 6 to 3, you...

    If you set your cycle rate from 6 to 3, you shouldn't notice the temp swing.

    Even on 80% single stage furnaces I will give the homeowner the option of 3 or 6, and they usually choose 3 and like...
  41. Lennox has a burner alignment problem on the G26....

    Lennox has a burner alignment problem on the G26. You will see lots of them cracked just like this one. Thats why you get a new burner assembly with it.
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    Yes, the new burners are to fix the burner...

    Yes, the new burners are to fix the burner alignment problem. You forgot to mention Lennox sending their wiring update kits/limit switches/roll-out swithces with the heat exchangers.
    If you take the...
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    I know to always use them on rtu's and fan coils....

    I know to always use them on rtu's and fan coils. Probably shouldn't have mentioned it, but someone asked about putting the coil before the unit.

    My Q was mostly residential upflow based. That is...
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    The coil on the return side would be for a...

    The coil on the return side would be for a fan-coil unit or rtu. (worked on them before...)

    Also,
    thanks for the link coordinatesales.

    [Edited by teach'nhvac on 10-04-2006 at 05:25 PM]
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    I am teaching a central A/C class. The other...

    I am teaching a central A/C class.

    The other instructor and I have been arguing about traps in the drain lines.

    The company I worked for used clear 3/4 flex drain line with no traps, except...
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    Going back to the peeing on things post; I went...

    Going back to the peeing on things post; I went through electrical school with a guy who was working in the field already. Someone peed in his tool bag/belt. Well... he found out who the culprit was....
  47. Thread: a

    by teach'nhvac
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    I think m should be for mellow? Mellow mook?...

    I think m should be for mellow?
    Mellow mook?
    How long will it take to get to z?
  48. Thread: a

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    ...EFGHI I think I did ok... unless the...

    ...EFGHI
    I think I did ok... unless the alphabet changed and no one told me...
  49. Thread: a

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    H is for HVAC! I is for In the money! Hows...

    H is for HVAC!
    I is for In the money!
    Hows that?
    Have to go take my ritalin now...
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    Nice Job!

    Nice Job!
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