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    Just made a killing on SWHC, Smith and Wesson. ...

    Just made a killing on SWHC, Smith and Wesson.

    If Hillary wins.... gun stocks will go up 25-50% when she tries some gun control stuff. BUY!
  2. I hate hearing this more than anything else the...

    I hate hearing this more than anything else the government has done. It's the ultimate in stupidity.
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    What gunslinger said is the easiest test. If...

    What gunslinger said is the easiest test. If you're working alone stick the bulb in some warm water. Note your pressures superheat and subcooling first.

    Additionally -
    If the house is...
  4. Thread: Hammer drill

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    I have 100% Milwaukee tools, have the M18 fuel...

    I have 100% Milwaukee tools, have the M18 fuel and the bigger ac powered one as well. Both work well ....

    Know your limits - I have the # of the concrete 'boring machine (water drill) ' guy when...
  5. ... and even at 65 or 70 You are likely to get it...

    ... and even at 65 or 70 You are likely to get it wrong, the charts aren't that close at that range. 70 better than 65 though :)
  6. This thread comes up every year. You really...

    This thread comes up every year. You really cannot do a good job unless it is at least 70.

    You can wrap the condenser, disable the outdoor fan, but you still aren't going to get a good result,...
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    We test at 375 and big blue every joint we weld,...

    We test at 375 and big blue every joint we weld, check for bubbles. .no sense testing at pressures less than what the unit will see.5 to 10 min max.
  8. Thread: Bags on Feet

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    I don't wear boots.I wear sneakers year round but...

    I don't wear boots.I wear sneakers year round but keepmy soles extremely clean,I stay out of the dirt and mud. A guy asked me to takeoff my shows about a week ago,I said it's not safe but I would...
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    Nice looking job. Big Fan of Allied products...

    Nice looking job. Big Fan of Allied products here, I would put them up against anything. suggest a vent after furnace trap, think manual calls for it.
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    If you took all the money from the 1% ers, it...

    If you took all the money from the 1% ers, it wouldn't even make a slight dent in the debt. It's miniscule. Forgot the stat but crazy crazy small.

    Bernie? Lets all throw our money in one pot. Let...
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    Just saw this thread. Made Tinfoil hat. ...

    Just saw this thread.

    Made Tinfoil hat.

    Starting to read. If I don't come back send GA Hvac tech to look for me ...I may have been abducted. :whistle:
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    New Code in Kaleefornia ?:grin2:

    New Code in Kaleefornia ?:grin2:
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    worked at Mcdonalds as a teenager and was general...

    worked at Mcdonalds as a teenager and was general manager by age 23. they did lots of training on maintaining equipment, clean coils change filters, change fan belts, etc . I loved to take apart the...
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    Digicools are GREAT. Many THANKS to GA HVAC...

    Digicools are GREAT.

    Many THANKS to GA HVAC TECH for introducing me to them...ALWAYS buy extra sets of clamp probes to have on hand.... If they go down you will feel naked without them!! UEI and...
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    Sticky: Poll: I know this is a couple of months old but really...

    I know this is a couple of months old but really like Armstrong / Airease ...its all I sell....Ducane product also is outstanding.
    i
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    LG says flares need to be 45 degrees....standard...

    LG says flares need to be 45 degrees....standard flares are 33 degrees; that's the difference.
  17. OH NO .. The High Voltage Wire is UNDER the Drain Pan!!!

    Well .....Lets just drill a hole in the pan Dumba$$, and silicone around it. It won't leak !!!575151
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    Leak lock. On every single system I install....

    Leak lock. On every single system I install. Picked up leaks on s-valves ....leak lock and very tight...no callbacks
  19. Sticky: My apologies to thread OP and participants. I did...

    My apologies to thread OP and participants. I did not see post #1.

    I thought these were hypothetical questions we were tossing around between us.
  20. Sticky: The real question is why are PSC motors still in...

    The real question is why are PSC motors still in use. (They will be outlawed in the future) - X13's give more efficiency at less cost, that's a win - win for manufacturers and contractors alike. And...
  21. Sticky: [QUOTE=exreo;18030111]Why have you shipped nearly...

    [QUOTE=exreo;18030111]Why have you shipped nearly all your manufacturing to China & Mexico & thrown thousands of middle class people out of work? Isn't 15 million/year in salary enough for you? No,...
  22. Sticky: A lot of manufacturers do this now. It's called a...

    A lot of manufacturers do this now. It's called a focus group, and a lot of good changes have been made because of them.
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    Check the pressure ratings on them., they have...

    Check the pressure ratings on them., they have changed over the years. If you are using for nitro test or 410 hi side I would never trust hoses more than a few years old.
    I would cut the brass...
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    also what is the static pressure on system ?

    also what is the static pressure on system ?
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    Use an alkaline coil cleaner. Also get familiar...

    Use an alkaline coil cleaner. Also get familiar with the term hydrophilic when it comes to evap coils.
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    The national average warranty rate is 1.2 % of...

    The national average warranty rate is 1.2 % of units have a warranty within 10 years. I track my warranty rate with my AirEase and Ducane products, and they are about .9% As mentioned proper...
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    easy problem to solve, just call the manufacturer...

    easy problem to solve, just call the manufacturer tech support line and do what they tell you...
  28. Thread: c.f.m. per ton

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    350 to 450 depending on how much humidity you...

    350 to 450 depending on how much humidity you want to remove. Areas in southern USAand humid areas lean towards the lower side, drier climates the higher side. Always have return sized at .08 static...
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    This is why variable speed is important. (NOT...

    This is why variable speed is important. (NOT X13)
    My Airease units I install have a 7.5 minute dehum cycle at 82% blower speed at start of every cycle. Many systems have on demand dehum as well by...
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    I am not sure why tighter homes will 'drive...

    I am not sure why tighter homes will 'drive manufacturers to develop higher seer'....???

    But higher seer units do generally remove less humidity. large indoor coil = fast sensible temp drop,...
  31. This is why the phrase was changed from 'Global...

    This is why the phrase was changed from 'Global Warming' to 'Climate Change' . It was too cool to say it was warming.
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    cold air thick heavy and falls hot air light...

    cold air thick heavy and falls

    hot air light fluffy and rises

    Don't think a problem ever arose with too much ductwork on a furnace. Your heat will be quiet for sure. As noted you can raise...
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    You will be cool TOMORROW .....

    Ever have a customer who air has been down and you get it running again and its really crazy hot and humid in their home? Of course you have. You know they call when the house is loaded up with...
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    I used to sell wasp and hornet spray when I...

    I used to sell wasp and hornet spray when I worked with an hvac chemical company. The best one FREEZES the wasp, which kills him quickly. It does not take much, lower his body temp about 10 degrees...
  35. In my 30 years or so I have gone from tech to...

    In my 30 years or so I have gone from tech to hvac corporate sales / trainer then back to tech. Got my worst injury as a corporate sales manager! Demonstrating alkaline coil cleaner at a show in...
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    I would just want to get back to knowing that the...

    I would just want to get back to knowing that the system is 100% full of Freon ONLY, no air or moisture. I think the oil may be a moot point; or just poor oil return.
    But whenever I have goofy or...
  37. Thread: Work Pants

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    Wear shorts every day here too with a hi tech...

    Wear shorts every day here too with a hi tech mesh shirt. Every day!
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    you have air in system. recharge w fresh juice...

    you have air in system. recharge w fresh juice after vacuum.
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    I replace contactors when they are starting to...

    I replace contactors when they are starting to char or badly pit. If I see black around the points looking into it, it's going. I have a new contactor, a charred and pitted contactor , and a really...
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    The other thing that that no one has mentioned is...

    The other thing that that no one has mentioned is that with ALL vent "Tees" the top of the pipe should extend to a height HIGHER than the drain pan in the coil. This means if the drain plugs near the...
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    Honeywell claims very little difference in...

    Honeywell claims very little difference in performance with hot water over cold.
  42. Thread: Parts Warranty

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    Some companies do that here. Think of the...

    Some companies do that here.

    Think of the similar sales pitch for lifetime brake pads ....they tear up your rotors, you get FREE $10 brake pads, and you pay for labor...plenty of labor.et you any...
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    :whistle: going on 6 years draining into my own...

    :whistle: going on 6 years draining into my own septic system now....2 95% er's.
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    I can understand your response. I don't typically...

    I can understand your response. I don't typically go around violating codes. the tee off the 3/4 pvc that goes to the sewer line in my house is vented to the roof turtle vent. No sewer smell for 8...
  45. Not in tx but when I see them, I have the...

    Not in tx but when I see them, I have the homeowner google 'consolidated furnace danger" or 'recall' ....sells them a new furnace most of the time!
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    get a brass fitting and drill a small hose into a...

    get a brass fitting and drill a small hose into a sewer vent line, you can screw a pipe thread brass 1/2 npt x 3/8 barb hose fitting minto a small hole drilled into the pvc,,,,then attach condensate...
  47. Reminds me of a customer who thought he knew...

    Reminds me of a customer who thought he knew every d*amn thing, Wanted me to replace his ac units, but told me they must be installed under the deck like the old ones are .."It's cooler there". Told...
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    contactor is cheap part. replace it. go forward...

    contactor is cheap part. replace it. go forward from there. Tighten all wires in breakers and electrical areas in that circuit. or call someone who knows how to do that if you arenot a pro...
  49. Thread: Micron set up

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    I have used the VG64 for two years now and it...

    I have used the VG64 for two years now and it does well. It got oil logged once and I followed mfgr instructions and filled it with alcohol overnite, drained it and its worked well since. Good oil...
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    How to Seal a Crawlspace

    I am looking into sealing the crawlspace in my personal home. Does anyone do this ....and can you reccomend sources for materials / techniques / instruction that you like?
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