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    When the box temperature is 37F. - what is the...

    When the box temperature is 37F. - what is the suction superheat?

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    On bigger systems I do find it worth while to...

    On bigger systems I do find it worth while to hard pipe the vacuum pumps on with generous sized copper. The pump may be running for days anyway. But on a small system - say; 10HP and under - all...
  3. Your question reminds me of a story - There...

    Your question reminds me of a story -

    There is this old farmer and one day he's out at the end of his long driveway getting the mail. A wagon comes over the rise and the driver waves to him. ...
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    I am going to have to request a definition of...

    I am going to have to request a definition of "huge difference". <g>

    Say I use 1/4" everything, and a manifold, and a 2 CFM pump. And let's further say that it takes me 30-45-60 minutes to pull...
  5. I just built a duct system like that. But the...

    I just built a duct system like that. But the heat source is 7.5KW electric - not gas. And I lined the interior of the sheetrock with 3/4" foil faced foam board.

    I called around to get ducts...
  6. Simple - the compression ratio is lower. The...

    Simple - the compression ratio is lower.

    The outdoor coil is large - to make the head pressure trend lower.
    The indoor coil is large - to make the suction pressure trend higher.

    This reduces...
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    I know it's hard to imagine - but we are trending...

    I know it's hard to imagine - but we are trending Way off the original subject. <g>

    The situation is:

    1. There is a freshly worked on system. It had a precautionary LL drier installed by a...
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    I would tell them just what you've just told me:...

    I would tell them just what you've just told me:

    I am giving my two week notice - well; unless you think four weeks would be better. I can train my replacement if you like.

    (what? why are...
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    If you want to make the thin fiberglass type...

    If you want to make the thin fiberglass type filter much more effective you can spray it with a product called: Filter-Coat before installing it. This will make all the fiberglass strands sticky...
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    Extremely. I was very very happy with it. I...

    Extremely. I was very very happy with it.

    I ordered two entrees one time - but it was a mistake. <g>

    http://rawkstarcafe.com/

    I also go to Vedge in Philly - said to be the best...
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    West coast, eh? I was in Tarpon Springs until a...

    West coast, eh? I was in Tarpon Springs until a week ago. <g>

    When you take the air filter out is the connection to the duct round or square/rectangular?

    If the Air Handler is in the attic,...
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    Don't take me wrong - I am all American and all...

    Don't take me wrong - I am all American and all for America First. I am against foreign aid and non-threatening wars. I am for quick, no warning, vicious, and overwhelming retribution for all harm...
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    Something else is the idea of just exactly what...

    Something else is the idea of just exactly what we are talking about here -

    Are you suggesting increasing just the size of the return-air filter-grille? Or of increasing the size of That - as...
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    There is only one - the return air filter-grille....

    There is only one - the return air filter-grille.

    Florida?
    Is there a single large unit outside which is ducted in through the wall?
    Or is there one unit inside and one unit outside? ...
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    I've always been fascinated by the fact that the...

    I've always been fascinated by the fact that the US Navy has run Mobile nuclear power plants all over the globe for over Fifty Years without devastating incident.

    It is sometimes astonishing what...
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    Lower blower HP required, less air noise, lower...

    Lower blower HP required, less air noise, lower air velocity, ability to easily fit a larger air filter. I like to size the return at about 125% of the main supply duct if possible.

    But . . . ...
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    I am a faithful guy. I will stick with you until...

    I am a faithful guy. I will stick with you until it is outrageously obvious that you want to be my enemy. As I did with American products. But too; one time I was walking and had very limited...
  18. What kind of a contractor are you? What is air...

    What kind of a contractor are you?

    What is air stacking?

    Maybe you have discovered what made the previous system 'bad' ?

    Since you checked everything - can you list all the testing data/...
  19. I am even more curious why looting is not common...

    I am even more curious why looting is not common when white people are interested in getting justice.
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    I just spent five weeks in Florida. I...

    I just spent five weeks in Florida. I occasionally had two eggs and grits for breakfast but that was very seldom. In general I don't eat all day. Although I do have a Starbucks black tea with skim...
  21. I find small women to be some of the most...

    I find small women to be some of the most wonderful delights available on this planet. I'm honest, incredibly talented, and right over in NJ. Give you any ideas?

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    And let's face it: the existing drier doesn't...

    And let's face it: the existing drier doesn't have any moisture to bake out of it anyway.
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    Manufacturers have told me that too. Next time...

    Manufacturers have told me that too. Next time question their answer harder - ask about the time and temp required to 'bake' the drier dry under a high vacuum. <g>

    And let's face it:

    PHM...
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    I think it will work fine. Heat the drier to...

    I think it will work fine. Heat the drier to too-hot-to-touch while the pump runs. Get it down to 1500, and holding, and I'm pretty sure that Bob will be your uncle. I do it on my own systems...
  25. I used to work on many dozens of those 'late 70's...

    I used to work on many dozens of those 'late 70's / early 80's' Singer units - for a group of nursing homes and hospitals. The biggest problem with them is/was lack of maintenance/dirt.

    If you...
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