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  1. Thread: Trane XR15

    by brewchief
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    Do you have a variable speed furnace? If so do...

    Do you have a variable speed furnace? If so do you have a stat that offers dehumidifcation?
  2. It's flux from soldering pipes on the install,...

    It's flux from soldering pipes on the install, tends to collect in the air vents.
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    I'm not sure why the contractor used that...

    I'm not sure why the contractor used that honeywell zone control instead of a lennox harmony zone control, while that honeywell control does appear to have some blower control it's pretty limited...
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    20 year old lennox 90% should be a pulse, if it...

    20 year old lennox 90% should be a pulse, if it is are you the original owner? or is it just under 20 years? If so have the heat exchanger pressure tested, if it's failed(pretty likely if it hasn't...
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    I've hunted here and have seen some nice fish...

    I've hunted here and have seen some nice fish caught by other guests
    http://www.blackbearadventure.com/

    From where your at it's about a 14-15 hour drive, might be further than you want to go,...
  6. Thread: humidifier

    by brewchief
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    When I run into a drum unit it normally looks...

    When I run into a drum unit it normally looks like a motor driven concrete block inside.
  7. Thread: humidifier

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    I've got several thousand customers that have no...

    I've got several thousand customers that have no problems with bypass humidifiers, only issues we see are from lack of maintenance.

    Still waiting to run across one of the steam humidifiers, I'm...
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    A stat that can use an indoor sensor could be...

    A stat that can use an indoor sensor could be mounted in the house with the indoor sensor in the outbuilding.

    If the range on the remote is long enough that would be simpler needing no wires...
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    mossyoak it's very difficult to judge someones...

    mossyoak it's very difficult to judge someones ability over the internet, that and site rules prohibit diy advice, if someone in the electrical isle at home depot asked for advice on changing a...
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    Except that it's really on the supply

    Except that it's really on the supply
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    Are these rooftop units or split systems? If they...

    Are these rooftop units or split systems? If they were splits did they have something in common? like maybe they were all 5 ton blowers in a short blower deck furnace with a small filter(16x25x1 or...
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    Bryant or Panye used to have a kit available to...

    Bryant or Panye used to have a kit available to make one of there regular furnaces mobile home rated, IIRC it basically consisted of a gas valve with a flip over style regulator for natural to LP....
  13. All the ECM motors I've run across ramp up and...

    All the ECM motors I've run across ramp up and down when starting up and stopping, while running noise may very well be the same you don't notice it coming on much at all. Most furnaces with ECM...
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    Yes they can, I do this all the time, I do...

    Yes they can, I do this all the time, I do recommend using hot water to feed the humidifier if you do it this way, if you use cold you don't seem to get as good of results. A Honeywell VisionPro IAQ...
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    Lennox G61MPV 071 is 95%, 66,000 btu input, can...

    Lennox G61MPV 071 is 95%, 66,000 btu input, can be used upflow, horizontal or downflow
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    I don't see how the heating coil could be rusted...

    I don't see how the heating coil could be rusted though, every boilermate coil I've pulled out has been made of copper/brass, if it was steel I guarantee the guys at the scrap yard would catch it.
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    What was the warranty on the original unit? In...

    What was the warranty on the original unit? In some cases the warranty on a piece of equipment is from date of original install, not install date of a piece of equipment provided as a replacement. ...
  18. Thread: Snow Thrower

    by brewchief
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    If the snow blower for the tractor is like the...

    If the snow blower for the tractor is like the one I have for my crapsman don't buy it, a belt drive under the tractor 2 inches from the snow is about the worst idea ever. I think I spent more time...
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    IIRC there was a program to help offset the cost...

    IIRC there was a program to help offset the cost of replacing some brands of high temp plastic pipe due to a class action lawsuit, not sure if your brand was one of them or if the program is still in...
  20. I can into almost the exact same issue last year,...

    I can into almost the exact same issue last year, non oxygen barrier tubing and a system full of rust and sludge, the customer had a file of service calls about 2 inches thick from about 10 companys...
  21. What radiation does the boiler use? Baseboard?...

    What radiation does the boiler use? Baseboard? Cast iron radiators? Fan coil units? Pex tubing for radiant floor heat?
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    I've got one and like it, it doesn't do well on...

    I've got one and like it, it doesn't do well on soft copper, other than that it's not bad, gets in some pretty tight spots.
    I bet it saved 1-2 hours off of the 4-5 boiler installs I had it for last...
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    We get .05$ a pound, 100$ a ton, I've had...

    We get .05$ a pound, 100$ a ton, I've had customers want to keep there units and it's fine with me, however if you keep it you get it all, some just want the copper and want us to clean up the rest. ...
  24. Is the duct work accessible? There are zoning...

    Is the duct work accessible? There are zoning systems that don't need separate trunks, they use dampers in every run. Arzel is one I've installed a few times with very happy customers. They even have...
  25. What muscle cars of the past used aluminum...

    What muscle cars of the past used aluminum radiators? Every one I've ever seen or worked on was copper/brass.
    The upgrade for the old copper/brass rad is indeed aluminum, technology wins here,...
  26. That furnace and zone panel cannot adjust the cfm...

    That furnace and zone panel cannot adjust the cfm in heating or cooling.
  27. Is it a G61mp or a G61v? What zone panel? If...

    Is it a G61mp or a G61v? What zone panel?

    If you have a v furnace with a harmony zone panel then it will adjust the cfm in both heating and cooling.
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    Bring in a plumbing contractor with a sewer cam,...

    Bring in a plumbing contractor with a sewer cam, plenty of length, ask them to make sure it's clean though.
  29. Find a shop that supply's exhaust parts to...

    Find a shop that supply's exhaust parts to medium/heavy duty trucks, lots of them use pipe in the 5" range, might be able to cut and fit a 45 bend to get your offset.
  30. What % is your constant fan setting on the...

    What % is your constant fan setting on the harmony board? There are several options, if it's not on the lowest setting you might have some room for improvement there.


    I think some here are...
  31. This is exactly how it is where I work:D

    This is exactly how it is where I work:D
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    I priced the reverse bend attachment the other...

    I priced the reverse bend attachment the other day and it was almost as much as the bender, unless the counter guy messed up I think I can do without.
  33. Thread: Ridgid Tools

    by brewchief
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    I have had the ridgid cordless drills(2 of them...

    I have had the ridgid cordless drills(2 of them in fact), I wouldn't use one again if it was given to me, they are very heavy, they will stick on if they bind up(with your hand stuck between the...
  34. That will be a great system, the only thing I...

    That will be a great system, the only thing I would change is the humidifer. Go with an aprilaire 700 or its lennox twin. The 600 is a bypass style and is not the best choice for a zoned system, it...
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    I have had Rigid batterys replaced a couple of...

    I have had Rigid batterys replaced a couple of times, along with chargers, moters, and trigger switchs. I finaly replaced my 18v and 14.4v with a 12v makita impact,drill combo kit and could not be...
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    74 bronco efi 5.0 full manual auto trans lifted...

    74 bronco efi 5.0 full manual auto trans lifted 5.5" 35's no top no doors no heat
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    " Do you do side work? "

    " Do you do side work? "
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