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    Tools and Taxes

    First off ~ Happy New Year!~

    This year I have spent between 6k & 7K on tools and was wondering if any of you have ever written tools off on your taxes. I can interpret all manor of diagrams,...
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    Lay off the sauce bro....

    Lay off the sauce bro....
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    Bad idea leaving a cracked HX in operation.

    Bad idea leaving a cracked HX in operation.
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    We offer a 1 year parts & labor on everything we...

    We offer a 1 year parts & labor on everything we install (5 and 10 year for extra $$). If your company was the one giving the warranty then you set the start date. Ours is 1 year from the install...
  5. I had a similar issue a few months back on a...

    I had a similar issue a few months back on a York. Pull the ECM head off the back of the motor and look at the board. The Yorks have 2 capacitors in them and one of them was leaking. In some cases...
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    We have a bunch of them up here. The install is...

    We have a bunch of them up here. The install is straight forward. A few things worth mentioning:
    -Get your draft close with the SWG damper, then fine tune it with your barometric damper.
    -If the...
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    That made my head hurt....:Faint: For...

    That made my head hurt....:Faint:

    For professional advise, apply for professional status.
  8. You can do it with the HZ322, but you need a...

    You can do it with the HZ322, but you need a Fossil fuel kit
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    BBQ at the Bat Cave

    I bet this put a "damper" on his day....
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    If you are talking about the Honwywell R7284...

    If you are talking about the Honwywell R7284 series-

    • Soft Lockout: Caused by a temporary internal error
    such as low voltage. The control recovers
    automatically after the error is no longer...
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    Our company has sprinters with roughly $15k worth...

    Our company has sprinters with roughly $15k worth of stock on em' & we still run to the supply house all the time. Your best bet is to stick to universal parts whenever possible. If you find...
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    I use my turbo torch all the time for brazing or...

    I use my turbo torch all the time for brazing or soldering. Granted, the largest units we braze are 5 ton, but they work great. They are also good for soldering when you have a pipe that won't quit...
  13. Thread: Insurance

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    Sounds like this discussion would be better...

    Sounds like this discussion would be better suited for the Pro section. Get your post count up & apply for a pro membership.
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    We have a some of S1 series in New Hampshire. ...

    We have a some of S1 series in New Hampshire. They are similar to a Burnham MPO. I believe Pensotti makes the block for Bisai, but I could be wrong. They seem descent enough. I haven't come...
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    Put a fuse inline, save the transformer.

    Put a fuse inline, save the transformer.
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    You don't need a new heat exchanger, just a...

    You don't need a new heat exchanger, just a muffler repair kit.
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    Nessie!

    Nessie!
  18. Thread: It'll Fit!!!

    by Tony3696
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    What? Never used a cantilever mount before?

    What? Never used a cantilever mount before?
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    It really wasn't too bad, I had to come up for...

    It really wasn't too bad, I had to come up for air a couple times because it made my allergies go nuts. I just hope I don't get a chicken infection! That would be difficult to explain to SWMBO....
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    Getting involved in other peopled business

    I went to a call today that got me thinking, when is it ok to get involved in a homeowners business? Example: If you go to a service call and see abused/neglected animals, do you pickup the phone or...
  21. :ditto: What he said

    :ditto: What he said
  22. We have installed quite a few ductless HPs here...

    We have installed quite a few ductless HPs here in New Hampshire & the heat works great. The efficiency drops around freezing as with any heat pump, but the Daikins will run you out of the room if...
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    I use fieldpiece & would buy them again. You get...

    I use fieldpiece & would buy them again. You get used to the "no zero".
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    The military isn't footing the bill - we are -...

    The military isn't footing the bill - we are - And I say "Give them boys the right to choose their own fan option!!"

    Seriously though, what's the point of of having a heating or cooling system...
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    Apology's in advance if this gets too technical...

    Apology's in advance if this gets too technical for non pro area, feel free to move or delete it. (Like you need my permission... :rolleyes:)

    Here is a basic protocol for troubleshooting, I will...
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    I cleaned 2 today, we have tons of em' up here in...

    I cleaned 2 today, we have tons of em' up here in Patriots country!
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    Did you check the line voltage? Is the capacitor...

    Did you check the line voltage? Is the capacitor the correct size and/or wired correctly? Head pressure? The list goes on..... (#2 still in question - :callpro:)
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    It won't eat the dirt, but it will affect the...

    It won't eat the dirt, but it will affect the concrete.

    "Concrete is susceptible to acid attack because of its alkaline nature. The components of the cement paste break down during contact with...
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    I wonder if my boss will let me hand copies of...

    I wonder if my boss will let me hand copies of that post to the people that complain about how much we cost. Their is nothing like the look on peoples faces when you show them a before and after...
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    We do them on every maintenance call and its...

    We do them on every maintenance call and its included in the price. How are you going to know if the combustion end is ok if you don't check it?
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    Depending on what's under the slab, it could...

    Depending on what's under the slab, it could washout the dirt/sand leaving the concrete unsupported. That could cause cracks, or worse if their is anything load bearing in that area. I have no...
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    Where I come from, code requires pressure treated...

    Where I come from, code requires pressure treated pallets and UV stabilized trash. Hell, they even got the tilt wrong. 15 degrees to the right, not the left! Otherwise the flux capacitor will go...
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    I agree. I have no problem replacing moldy...

    I agree. I have no problem replacing moldy ductwork, coils, etc. It's the cleaning and/or treating that I'm not comfortable with.
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    :ditto: Mold can be deadly. Whenever I run...

    :ditto:
    Mold can be deadly. Whenever I run into a mold issue, I tell/show the homeowner, option a UV light, and walk away. Anytime you disturb it, you get the honor of bringing it home on your...
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    If you are having a mold issue due to high...

    If you are having a mold issue due to high humidity, you can run the AC at a higher temp to pull the humidity out of the air. The lower you set the temp, the more the unit runs - The more the unit...
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    If the manufacturer takes the time & money to put...

    If the manufacturer takes the time & money to put one on, I will take the time to hook it up.
  37. It's a single floor house. Will do on the before...

    It's a single floor house. Will do on the before & after shots. I currently have an American Standard oil boiler converted to natural gas....AKA - the CO bomb. I worked out a deal with a local...
  38. Standard split, high velocity, or ductless...

    My wife & I bought a 60 year old house back in November with no AC. The first HVAC improvement is replacing the ancient boiler with a new one (installing next week). I am going to install AC soon...
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    Criss Angel's house? Or David Blane? :cool:

    Criss Angel's house? Or David Blane? :cool:
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    It shouldn't matter what the metering device is. ...

    It shouldn't matter what the metering device is. Your Delta T is mainly affected by the RH of the incoming air & air flow. The best place to take the temperature is at the coil or as close to it as...
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    Waivers are a wonderful thing.

    Waivers are a wonderful thing.
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    I have a chart that gives approximate SC based in...

    I have a chart that gives approximate SC based in SEER rating. I only use it if no data is available from the mfg. like a TXV retrofit or the data plate doesn't have it. I would post it, but I don't...
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    ZING!!

    ZING!!
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    Ask them both if the "Flux Capacitor" was...

    Ask them both if the "Flux Capacitor" was checked. Whoever answers incorrectly get's kicked in the squash and sent back to school. Better yet, hook up an old A/C and try it both ways. The answer...
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    My "This is why you should listen to us & do your...

    My "This is why you should listen to us & do your yearly maintenance" Speech...
    I went to a beautiful house with hand painted murals on the walls & ceiling for a first time maintenance on an 8 year...
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    :ditto: It works for roll-out switches +...

    :ditto: It works for roll-out switches + pressure switches, why make it more difficult?

    That being said, I have seen these guys wired 2 ways. First is to interrupt 24V coming off the...
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    That's a 2 banger. First service call to apply...

    That's a 2 banger. First service call to apply the Round-up. The second to hunt for the missing condenser! (Watch your step bro...)
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    We have been installing them for years and the...

    We have been installing them for years and the caps hold fine. Just be careful in areas that can freeze (attics, garages, etc.) as we have replaced a few ceilings from cracks. We install the bent...
  49. I'm going with water vapor too. I would setup...

    I'm going with water vapor too. I would setup the vacuum pump and leave the area. Go clean out your truck, grab a sammich, or clean your hoses. I always go do other things when evacuating a system...
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    I did one the other day, worked like a charm. He...

    I did one the other day, worked like a charm. He has a point about the warranty.
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