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  1. Thread: False load

    by launboy
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    Had teachers in HS who would drape wet paper...

    Had teachers in HS who would drape wet paper towels over the pneumatic thermostats so the classroom would be warmer. One teacher got caught and they put a different cover on it to stop him. He...
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    What are you guys talking about no trap? I see...

    What are you guys talking about no trap? I see one, about 10 feet long and a foot deep. lol
  3. Thread: Pro tools

    by launboy
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    Did anyone actually read the comments under the...

    Did anyone actually read the comments under the picture? This isn't a repair he made... It's one he found. Can't comment on anything else though.
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    The air handler almost looks like it's to be...

    The air handler almost looks like it's to be worshipped the way it's right centered at the ned of the tunnel.
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    Can you post the piece of equipment you are...

    Can you post the piece of equipment you are referring too? The reason they may specify only one room is because of duct length restraints. Many ducted indoor units on mini-splits are only able to...
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    My first question is... WHY??? would anyone...

    My first question is... WHY??? would anyone remove the coil from the air handler and mount it somewhere else in the return?
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    In that driver's defense, maybe the car parked in...

    In that driver's defense, maybe the car parked in the spot in front of her was taking up some of her space, then left, and someone else parked correctly, making her parking look incompetent.
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    I'll probably get flamed for this, because the...

    I'll probably get flamed for this, because the general consensus seems to be, "No, I won't help you." but if a college kid who lives across the street saw you outside and asked for a little help...
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    Maybe they were preparing for future unit...

    Maybe they were preparing for future unit failure. LOL. Or thought prices would skyrocket and "insured themselves" so they wouldn't get caught up in it.

    Adam
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    Did you inquire further and look below the roof...

    Did you inquire further and look below the roof to see what was going on down there? Did the problem get corrected or the unit just shut down until it does?
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    As someone who has grown up in this new...

    As someone who has grown up in this new generation(only 19 here), I feel some of my input may be valuable to parents. Now I'm not saying anything I say is the right way or only way or anything like...
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    Maybe I missed it but that sounds like a little...

    Maybe I missed it but that sounds like a little more of a problem then not enough insulation. Have you checked for a disconnected duct or something else huge like that?

    Adam
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    Hmm, wonder how many years of smoking it takes...

    Hmm, wonder how many years of smoking it takes 'till your lungs look like that, minus the dust of course.
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    They could have at least covered the flex in...

    They could have at least covered the flex in sheet metal so it LOOKED to the casual passerby(or HO) that they didn't totally screw that up...
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    Not Quite...

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  16. Thread: WOP or WOS?

    by launboy
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    There isn't one. Not sure why the installers...

    There isn't one. Not sure why the installers didn't put one in. I thought it was pretty much the standard to have both.:confused:

    Adam
  17. Thread: WOP or WOS?

    by launboy
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    It's kind of funny because she just had the...

    It's kind of funny because she just had the furnace replaced this spring but opted not to have the A/C redone.

    It's doesn't sound like most A/C's. You can't hear the compressor, but the fan sure...
  18. Thread: WOP or WOS?

    by launboy
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    WOP or WOS?

    Not sure if this is Wall of Pride or Wall of Shame? I put it here because, if anything, it's been functioning for 15 years, though the secondary HX is clogged with rust(said the last tech that was...
  19. Thread: chimney liner

    by launboy
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    Was it nice and singed? Also, don't cha carry...

    Was it nice and singed?

    Also, don't cha carry your cell phone with you?

    Adam
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    It's a $$ issue, anywhere we can save a few...

    It's a $$ issue, anywhere we can save a few bucks... This is the way our thermostat has been set all winter and we don't notice any discomfort. When the temp drops everyone is in bed under blankets...
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    Wisconsin is where I'm at. We've had an unusually...

    Wisconsin is where I'm at. We've had an unusually cold summer so far. I don' think we hit 70 today. Not sure what you mean about hours until its the temp we like... It only drops when we're asleep or...
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    Setback Question

    We've got a nat. gas forced air furnace and a programmable T-Stat. The T-stat has four times: Wake, Leave, Return, Sleep. I know that using the setback feature and reducing temp when you're not home...
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    Figured this might help figure out how much a...

    Figured this might help figure out how much a heatpump will run vs it being too cold or something where the gas furnace would only run.
    ...
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    What do you mean by "If you are cold, gas is a...

    What do you mean by "If you are cold, gas is a warmer heat? If the thermostat is set as 67 won't you feel the same regardless if the heat if coming from NG or a HP? I do realize the air coming out of...
  25. Thread: New Install

    by launboy
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    Wow, how could the customer not know they've been...

    Wow, how could the customer not know they've been screwed. Just looking at the linesets between the two on the right and the one on the left there's a huge difference in the quality(appearance...
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    To HP or not to HP

    First, I'd like to say sorry for breaking the DIY rule with my other post, I read the rules when I signed up, but forgot them. :o

    We're looking at having our furnace and A/C replaced soon. Furnace...
  27. Thread: On Topic.

    by launboy
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    You know how long it takes to read through 346...

    You know how long it takes to read through 346 pages of posts? A while...
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    What do you think is probably wrong with it? Any...

    What do you think is probably wrong with it? Any way I could test this BEFORE hooking the gas up?:eek:

    Thanks,
    Adam
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    Is there any way I can hook it up to...

    Is there any way I can hook it up to electric(110v) and try power it up just to see if the exhaust blower, and main blower work, and that either the spark ignition or solid ignitor work? Or, will it...
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    Free Furnace... Help

    New guy here...

    Picked up a free furnace off the curb a couple yesterday. It's a 60,000 BTU, Forced Air, NG, Direct Vent(90% efficiency I think) unit.

    I don't know what's wrong with it but I'd...
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