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  1. Thread: Oh boy

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    it looks like they did punch a new hole and...

    it looks like they did punch a new hole and cemented over the other one. should have gone one block higher. Or removed one layer of block from the base
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    and that coon corpse doesn't seem to be the most...

    and that coon corpse doesn't seem to be the most unsanitary thing in that basement.
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    coyotes eat roadrunners, everyone knows that

    coyotes eat roadrunners, everyone knows that
  4. Thread: The Babypod

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    Back in the day we had to cram a whole transistor...

    Back in the day we had to cram a whole transistor radio up in there, and half the time it would only pick up the Spanish station.
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    I used to braze with map gas. the little torch I...

    I used to braze with map gas. the little torch I had would not braze anything over 7/8", and if it was cold outside even 7/8" was a problem. But that was over 20 years ago and I couldn't afford a...
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    condensate pump?

    condensate pump?
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    Wikipedia says their natural enemies include...

    Wikipedia says their natural enemies include bobcats, panthers, and black bears. So, send a few of them in there to go get it
  8. if yer gonna tape the bulb on, you have to use...

    if yer gonna tape the bulb on, you have to use the ul-181 tape
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    sounds like a restriction somewhere between the...

    sounds like a restriction somewhere between the compressor discharge and the LL service valve. The point where your gauge is attached is after the restriction, that's why you aren't reading high...
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    platinum level repair is only available to...

    platinum level repair is only available to premiere maintenance agreement customers, which, if you sign up for now, will knock ten percent off of today's repair...
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    should call him the BM guy

    should call him the BM guy
  12. Thread: King valve

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    to the OP, I have seen that happen before, just...

    to the OP, I have seen that happen before, just not to me. It was a carrier 38CK model from the later 90's. The service valves on those models had a snap ring in the top of the valve to keep that...
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    i just put rain gutters on my truck and my...

    i just put rain gutters on my truck and my brother all in one printer serves me well. Not that any of you jerks will care. Just sayin.
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    i have an fieldpiece that i use for everything....

    i have an fieldpiece that i use for everything. carry meter, amp clamp head and temp clamp in the meter case and have not gone back to the truck for the other meter in over a year.
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    not many people know this, but in the original...

    not many people know this, but in the original screen play of "Back to the Future", the time machine was actually made from a Dodge cargo van. However, when they got to the production phase, they...
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    it keeps the bird poop out!

    it keeps the bird poop out!
  17. Thread: What?

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    pics or it didn't happen

    pics or it didn't happen
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    a year ago i bought a small box truck. it has a...

    a year ago i bought a small box truck. it has a van cab, and a low-deck 12 foot box with a roll-up door. I put a mechanic's style top and bottom tool chest in it and shelves up both sides. I can...
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    The indoor outdoor unit

    this building was converted from a bank to a bar restaraunt a few years ago. Somebody put in a mini-split, and I guess they wanted to keep the condensing unit protected ( protected from what, i have...
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    my latest truck is a 1 ton chevy cab/cutaway box...

    my latest truck is a 1 ton chevy cab/cutaway box van. Single axle, low deck. body is only 4 inches wider than a standard van and it is just under 9 feet tall. Was looking at standard vans and found...
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    New Water Heater

    was at this house yesterday to work on the AC when i saw this in the basement, it was installed the day before. Power vented water heater was replaced with a natural draft water heater. This is not...
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    hope i don't get banned for this......

    How many potatoes does it take to kill and Irishman?
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    pitched for proper drainage

    pitched for proper drainage
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    here's the way i think the logic works. when you...

    here's the way i think the logic works. when you make your first choice, there are two goats and one car, you have no idea which is which so you are picking a door at random. one door is as car, one...
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    thanks brian, that explaination makes a lot more...

    thanks brian, that explaination makes a lot more sense. it is based on the probability of your first choice , not so much the swap.
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    i don't know where the 66% advantage came from, i...

    i don't know where the 66% advantage came from, i said 1 in 2 (50-50) if you switch. I believe that is what they said on the show as well. That being said, i just looked at the link above, and maybe...
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    the math can be hard to wrap your head around,...

    the math can be hard to wrap your head around, but it is better to switch doors after one is revealed. DLS is right, the mythbusters did an episode on this, and the results clearly support switching...
  28. Poll: the math is a little off there, but i hear what...

    the math is a little off there, but i hear what you are saying
  29. i agree with the above. looks like a loose...

    i agree with the above. looks like a loose connection burned up that plug. in a house that was just built, it should ALL be covered by the builder's warranty or the installing HVAC contractor's...
  30. the nice thing about owning your own business is...

    the nice thing about owning your own business is that you get to choose which 100 hours a week you want to work
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    that saves on maintenance, you never have to...

    that saves on maintenance, you never have to clean the condenser coil that way
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    "Hey, tell me if this sounds like a phone hanging...

    "Hey, tell me if this sounds like a phone hanging up"
  33. what make of furnace is it? some come with the...

    what make of furnace is it? some come with the bottom of the cabinet open and a piece can be installed to cover the opening that may look like it was factory installed. post a pic of the inside of...
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    never trust a fart

    never trust a fart
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    return air is not allowed in the kitchen....

    return air is not allowed in the kitchen. removing the return from the bonus room will only serve to make that room hotter. your best bet is probably to improve the insulation and air infiltration...
  36. Thread: Short cuts

    by samtheman
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    Beer Can Cold

    when the mountains turn blue, your air conditioner is charged!
  37. Thread: LRA

    by samtheman
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    it's I before E except after C, there's more to...

    it's I before E except after C, there's more to it but that's the basic gist of it
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    according to site rules, we can't help you in...

    according to site rules, we can't help you in this forum. No DIY, it's in the rules and you are clearly a DIY'er
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    :gah: The Run Cap Bandit has moved east!!! ...

    :gah: The Run Cap Bandit has moved east!!! :gah:
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    what does it mean?

    what does it mean?
  41. that room has a higher load than the system was...

    that room has a higher load than the system was origanally designed for. Adding the return can help, but you will need more supply air as well if you want to achieve the desired results
  42. i used to have a window unit that did my bedroom...

    i used to have a window unit that did my bedroom in a house we just bought and I didn't get the central air installed yet. It did the bedroom just fine but had a small leak. i installed a tap-a-line...
  43. Thread: Icee pipe

    by samtheman
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    first off,

    check the air filter. if that isn't the problem, then call your pro out
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    there are cities where the weather isn"t all...

    there are cities where the weather isn"t all @#$%-ed up, but guys like us don't make any money in those cities
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    most importantly,

    you must find the reson the compressor needed replacement. Compressors are very well made and it is extrememly rare for a compressor to fail due to a manufacturing defect. It is almost always the...
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    sometimes it happens that when you are the new...

    sometimes it happens that when you are the new guy somewhere, the other guys don't want to teach you anything due to their own insecurities. But, that isn't the way it works here. Get you post count...
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    your dealer should be able to give you an ARI...

    your dealer should be able to give you an ARI rating for that set-up as they are made by the same manufacturer and should match-up ok. the problem is, if you are going to be putting this in your 400...
  48. if you have the space for a system in the attc,...

    if you have the space for a system in the attc, that is probably your best option. the single unit may cool the entire house but you will likely be happier with the operation of a ducted system. it...
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    best of luck randy, don't forget to come back and...

    best of luck randy, don't forget to come back and let us know how things are progressing, we will help all we can.
    ALso, you can post some pictures of your existing system and ductwork here and that...
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    you probably do not need to replace all of the...

    you probably do not need to replace all of the ductwork. Often, only additional ducts need to be added instead of tearing out everything and replacing it all. Your existing system can be tested to...
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