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    Yeah so do I on new construction but I have to...

    Yeah so do I on new construction but I have to run one down through soffit also on Wed. It's a pain I always run down the gable wall but this Dutch colonial doesn't have any. The armaflex always rips...
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    I was only kidding too I have never taken offense...

    I was only kidding too I have never taken offense to short jokes. I don't know how guys that are tall do our trade up here in New england cause so many of these houses have really tight knee walls...
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    Shut up I'm 5ft 4 and need my 6ft ladder...

    Shut up I'm 5ft 4 and need my 6ft ladder sometimes to get my 30 ft fiberglass down. I am not upset about being short with all the tiny attics, crawl spaces, and knee walls we have to crawl through it...
  4. Thread: Work Pants

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    I agree I can't even understand what a lot of...

    I agree I can't even understand what a lot of people are talking about. Let's leave the lol's and the OMG'a for the 15 year old girls.
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    I use a ton of rnd pipe in the attic. Always a...

    I use a ton of rnd pipe in the attic. Always a rigid trunk 26 gauge with saddle taps and flex for the runouts. I love the way rnd pipe seals with screws and mastic and looks Danm good when done...
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    That's weird cause here in Connecticut we use...

    That's weird cause here in Connecticut we use Budweiser on the low end but on the higher end job's we use Heineken.
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    Me 2 I hate getting my ladder down especially a...

    Me 2 I hate getting my ladder down especially a 30 ft fiberglass. Everyone is always asking to use it and I tell em if they get it down and put back no problem but don't set it along side my van for...
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    It will be fine you are only changing what side...

    It will be fine you are only changing what side your lineset and condensate come out. All of the air is still going through the evaporator. At first I thought you had vertical furnace and wanted a...
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    My cousin had that same mongoose. I am 35 years...

    My cousin had that same mongoose. I am 35 years old and when I was 12 to 15 I rode my bike everywhere. Me and my boy who had a Diamond Back would ride 20 miles a day. The mountain bike took over...
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    Me 2

    Me 2
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    Wow are you taking me back. I saved my money up...

    Wow are you taking me back. I saved my money up for a long time to get my GT mach one. I also had a predator. Those were the days.My brother in law is doing the same thing he just restored a hutch...
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    Definitely I swage everything I braze much easier...

    Definitely I swage everything I braze much easier to deal with one side of a fitting and like he said tightly fit also
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    We just stopped panning bays here in New england...

    We just stopped panning bays here in New england just a year or two ago since the new codes passed and we have to have pressure test done on ductwork.Returns only and never in the attic
  14. I agree everyone always goes to the gas pressure...

    I agree everyone always goes to the gas pressure and it very rarely is the problem. It most likely is bad gas valve
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    I've had people do the same and you would think...

    I've had people do the same and you would think the huge bright orange sticker telling you not to forget to purge out nitrogen would help.
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    Potato juice or tomato juice? I can't really get...

    Potato juice or tomato juice? I can't really get much juice from a potato no matter how hard you squeeze it
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    160 is probably the attic temperature

    160 is probably the attic temperature
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    Just look for the big red button

    Just look for the big red button
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    I'm sorry I guess you mean the pipe blew a hole...

    I'm sorry I guess you mean the pipe blew a hole in it from the wire. That's a new one.
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    Why would a wire shorting out have anything to do...

    Why would a wire shorting out have anything to do with the unit not having a charge. That's a big leak for 8 lbs to be gone. You'll be back
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    I agree on overcharged seen it flicker all lights...

    I agree on overcharged seen it flicker all lights in house and trip breakers. And possibly restriction.
  22. That's exactly what it is it has the black...

    That's exactly what it is it has the black coating and is 14 4
  23. It all comes down to money. My electrician always...

    It all comes down to money. My electrician always uses Romex to a disconnect and sealtight whips. They work fine but my supply house tells me he has to use the communication cable they have.My...
  24. Thread: Work Pants

    by airmovers
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    Can't beat the wrangler cargo shorts and pants...

    Can't beat the wrangler cargo shorts and pants with the tech pockets. They are always less than $20 and come in a variety of colors even camouflage. I wear the black, tan, and navy pants in the...
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    Absolutely, recirc lines are pretty much a...

    Absolutely, recirc lines are pretty much a definite on the higher end homes. People with money want instant hot water out of the faucet and they also have to have good water pressure.
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    Furnace guy 85 is correct.I've been using Rheem...

    Furnace guy 85 is correct.I've been using Rheem and Ruud for 15 yrs and it's always been a pain in the neck.I have also gently bent them but usually if you take the screws out of the valve assembly...
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    It definitely sounds like an airflow issue...

    It definitely sounds like an airflow issue because you're saying it runs for a while and then ices up which is probably being caused by not enough return or lack of discharge.
  28. I thought the tee had to be on the horizontal...

    I thought the tee had to be on the horizontal also. Some units used to come with a 2 in tee with bushings and a barb fitting so you can just run vinyl back to the pump. I dont install them anymore...
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    I agree with that that's. I live in ct and so far...

    I agree with that that's. I live in ct and so far this summer I have had 6 replacements where the home owner wouldn't pay to change coil or ah. They just want the ac back on asap for the cheapest...
  30. He should have just cut the valves out like the...

    He should have just cut the valves out like the house I was at the other day. Not kidding was at a call a few weeks ago and had a heil with the valves cut out and brazed back to compressor.
  31. I guess that was one tech that better get some of...

    I guess that was one tech that better get some of that cold gel and maybe a wet rag. The original side job guy needs to wrap the whole unit with cold rag.
  32. I agree, they can increase the minimum seer...

    I agree, they can increase the minimum seer requirements all they want but it won't take away hacked in systems, poor designed ductwork or make people change their filters which are the real problems
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    I would go with the first one because the 2nd one...

    I would go with the first one because the 2nd one goes up and down and could create a water trap. If you have exposed ductwork for the dryer in the attic you should insulate it. It's not code in Ct...
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    Fujitsu is the best but I also like daiken and...

    Fujitsu is the best but I also like daiken and Mitsubishi
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    U are right about that Goodman told me that I had...

    U are right about that Goodman told me that I had to use a 3 ton coil with a 2 ton condenser to achieve the seer rating I was proposing to the customer. The salesman said they have issues with the...
  36. Last winter one of my customers called and had no...

    Last winter one of my customers called and had no heat so I go and found furnace off on limit so reset and fired up and shut back down. I go outside and found the end of concentric kit wrapped with...
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    I had an old school Italian guy for my last call...

    I had an old school Italian guy for my last call on Friday. Pan in attic full of water from frozen coil and dirty filter. System needed two lbs of 22 so went and got can and gauges for 22 I started...
  38. Probably overcharged due to airflow problem

    Probably overcharged due to airflow problem
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    I've been there twice and won't ever go again....

    I've been there twice and won't ever go again. Felt sick after eating the greasiast burger ever had and the fries are gross too. We have a bunch in ct and not sure why they never look busy.
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    Fujitsu all the way. I put 2 Sanyo in my parents...

    Fujitsu all the way. I put 2 Sanyo in my parents house and they work great and are very quiet but still say Fujitsu. Not a big LG fan. The installer is the most important part any brand installed...
  41. Thread: Low voltage

    by airmovers
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    thx I'm working on getting posts up and scanner...

    thx I'm working on getting posts up and scanner fixed so I can scan license and epa cert ive had both for 10years.
  42. Thread: Low voltage

    by airmovers
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    Low voltage

    Hey guy's quick question. I am doing a job where we were only supposed to be moving a few supply runs and the return. The condo has electric radiant heat with the elements built into the sheet rock...
  43. You can't beat Rheem and Ruud value line furnaces...

    You can't beat Rheem and Ruud value line furnaces and condensers. I also put in my own house.
  44. Thread: My business

    by airmovers
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    My business

    Hey guy's I need to get the opinion of other tech's and installers about my company's name. I go under Air Movers LLC and I get different opinions on the name quite often. Some people think I'm a...
  45. Thread: Tools

    by airmovers
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    Tools

    Has anyone got the Mastercool bender and swagger? I have the yellow jacket swaging tool and tubing bender just wanted to know how they compare. I have to get another one of each and wanted to get...
  46. Thread: top 5 brands

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    Rheem and Ruud say that the new 360 line was...

    Rheem and Ruud say that the new 360 line was designed by installers and techs to make it easier and faster to work on. I had a dealer meeting the other night showing the new features and benefits of...
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    A bypass will always help but you can size the...

    A bypass will always help but you can size the ductwork to work properly. I use Honeywell dampers and they are power open and spring closed but I also use ewc dampers and they are powered open and...
  48. I was always told 1500deg

    I was always told 1500deg
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