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    At least he was kind enough to mark it for you

    At least he was kind enough to mark it for you
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    Don't see why not, but pure ar is for mig welding...

    Don't see why not, but pure ar is for mig welding aluminum. Co2 is cheaper and works great for mig. As for the purging the line sets, ar is a dry noble gas so it should work fine as long as you...
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    There's a whole section just for jokes. A lot of...

    There's a whole section just for jokes. A lot of techs come here to learn and better themselves and the whole trade.
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    What about the other side, one downside was...

    What about the other side, one downside was listed. Compressor will run with a bad capacitor. Does anyone know of any other problems that can come from using a hard start?
  5. Is it really that hard to get an empty recovery...

    Is it really that hard to get an empty recovery tank? Don't expect you to ride around with ine always on the van, but you didn't have the coil in the van either. Like the man said " this shouldn't be...
  6. Why not just use a clean recovery tank, pump the...

    Why not just use a clean recovery tank, pump the charge out do your work and then put it right back in.
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    Most of the times I see a run capacitor blown,...

    Most of the times I see a run capacitor blown, theres no start capacitor. Check starting amp draw, put a 521 kit on and check it again. Ive seen them go from pulling 90 to 100 amps on startup to...
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    I've read this engineering study because the...

    I've read this engineering study because the company I work for wants to sell these. They say 35% of the market has 80% furnaces with degraded temp sensors for fan control. Theres no way thats...
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    Just for you hurtinhvac heres a couple pics i...

    Just for you hurtinhvac heres a couple pics i took during my last trip to St Louis.467661467671467681
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    I think lennox makes ducane, so I guess you could...

    I think lennox makes ducane, so I guess you could call that an inside out lennox. Thankfully the majority of hackery I come across is new customers on no heat calls.
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    Stack temp alone is not enough to tell if it's...

    Stack temp alone is not enough to tell if it's over fired we need the rest of the combustion analysis.
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    Sorry about all the sideways pics, my android...

    Sorry about all the sideways pics, my android phone never did this. I'm alo not very computer savy maybe one of the moderators can help me out.
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    but wait theres more

    467361467461467451467441467431467421467411467381467371this one is sideways, the drip leg is upside down467471
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    Some of my favorites fom this season

    humidistat above the humidifier on the supply467261
    that arrow is only a suggestion anyways right?467331
    just put them zone dampers anywhere467321
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    "but won't it recirculate?"467301
    "naw...
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    10.5 on lp seems high, those covers on the heat...

    10.5 on lp seems high, those covers on the heat exchanger like to hide cracks. Last one of those I saw had 19 cracks, pull the heat exchanger and you will find them.467221467231467241467251
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    That's the best example of "eh, close enough"...

    That's the best example of "eh, close enough" I've ever seen.
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    Triangle tube boiler has a stainless steel heat...

    Triangle tube boiler has a stainless steel heat exchanger, W-M is aluminum. That's one major difference. The most significant difference though will be your familiarity with the TT boiler and its...
  18. Potheads are lazy, that looks more like the drug...

    Potheads are lazy, that looks more like the drug of choice is crystal meth.
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    1/4 " thick steel, same heat exchanger for gas,...

    1/4 " thick steel, same heat exchanger for gas, oil, or coal. Yeah those old trucks last forever as long as you can stand the fuel mileage.
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    Maybe in your climate, its a very different story...

    Maybe in your climate, its a very different story when the design temp is -10*.
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    Good point, I always hated when people say "they...

    Good point, I always hated when people say "they don't make em like they used to" and now I see how my post sounds exactly like that. The only thing I like about that furnace is the way the front...
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    Why can't furnace manufacturers put a nice easily...

    Why can't furnace manufacturers put a nice easily removable door for inspecting the heat exchanger like that. 43 years old and that one is probably fine, today I found a badly cracked heat exchanger...
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    The info I have says the first two numbers of the...

    The info I have says the first two numbers of the s/n are the year of manufacture. Unless there's a cp in front of the s/n. There's a recall on williamsons too, here's a link....
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    Judging by the expansion tank support and the...

    Judging by the expansion tank support and the missing switch plate, the drip leg is the least of the hacks there.
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    Electric wh is cheaper for the realtor to install...

    Electric wh is cheaper for the realtor to install when building the house, less gas piping and less venting. They aren't living there so they don't care about efficiency, the really cheap furnaces...
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