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    Be careful turning your nut driver by hand...

    Be careful turning your nut driver by hand also.... Grandma had one of those and I remember the threaded studs snapping off when I replaced hers years ago.
  2. We could do a bulk purchase...

    We could do a bulk purchase...
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    Had a client give me an extra set he had. you...

    Had a client give me an extra set he had. you can buy sets of molex tools from numerous places. I know in the auto industry they make dozens of sets. I think the set he gave me is from Matco.
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    As stated you have to install a furnace rated for...

    As stated you have to install a furnace rated for manufactured housing. Rheem/Ruud does not make one. As far as I know only 2 companies do..... Nordyne(Intertherm, Miller, Maytag, etc) and...
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    Depends on the age of that model. The older ones...

    Depends on the age of that model. The older ones the constant fan was a fixed % of cooling speed and the newer boards you can set constant fan speed at 25%/ 50%/ 75% or 100% of cooling speed with...
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    Of course I would replace them. It would drop...

    Of course I would replace them. It would drop your gas usage a lot.
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    Yes

    Yes
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    Yes!!

    Yes!!
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    That's a 1985 furnace that was prone to cracking...

    That's a 1985 furnace that was prone to cracking the duracurve heat exchanger...... hard to believe it doesn't need replacing.
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    They make a taller hook for that also.

    They make a taller hook for that also.
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    That is inconsistant with all the training I have...

    That is inconsistant with all the training I have gotten. When I was in the big city you would get a cop putting a gun in your face and "everything getting searched" for that. Pull over, turn off...
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    I think you are confusing the 10 over law for...

    I think you are confusing the 10 over law for your record with the law that says you can exceed the posted speed limit of 55 by up to 10mph to lawfully pass someone on a 2 lane road.
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    Dog.... your info is wrong or outdated. There...

    Dog.... your info is wrong or outdated. There are lots of counties in MN that will allow you to take a class instead of the ticket.... depending on your record and how fast you were going. Also...
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    Tez 8

    Tez 8
  15. Our company has installed hundreds of Naviens. ...

    Our company has installed hundreds of Naviens. We have absolutely found that single piping them has far less callbacks and warranty issues. We single pipe most of them now.
  16. Thread: 46k in MN

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    I would start with a load calc, doing one on your...

    I would start with a load calc, doing one on your home will not take long..... but anyway, I'm in central MN and the majority of split levels around your size do fine with the 45,000 btu furnaces we...
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    180,000 btus of heat and 60,000 btus of...

    180,000 btus of heat and 60,000 btus of cooling???? I dont know where you live but I would insist on a good load calc.
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    We have done quite a few of those and wow........

    We have done quite a few of those and wow..... endless possibilities with the sensors they have and will have....
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    I would second that!!

    I would second that!!
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    " I put a new pilot assembly on it for the cost...

    " I put a new pilot assembly on it for the cost of the part and an hour's labor."

    Sorry but it seems ridiculous to me to sell, obtain, install and warranty a part for wholesale when you are a...
  21. Im not in the cities much anymore.... closer to...

    Im not in the cities much anymore.... closer to St. Cloud now. But contact me and we can talk, if you need help still.
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    Known issue.... should not be much of a wait........

    Known issue.... should not be much of a wait..... the new collector boxes have changed plastic and color if I remember correctly.
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    I agree that I would always want to end up doing...

    I agree that I would always want to end up doing HVAC. I work for a HVAC/Plumbing company. I am a very experianced HVAC tech (20+ yrs boilers, furnaces, heatpumps etc), but only an apprentice level...
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    We have put in the Triangle Tube Prestige boilers...

    We have put in the Triangle Tube Prestige boilers and had very good results with them.
  25. Leak Lock, it any of it was in the brass threads.

    Leak Lock, it any of it was in the brass threads.
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    The first Carrier Puron (410a) unit I worked on...

    The first Carrier Puron (410a) unit I worked on was in the early 90's. Its been out for about 20 yrs now. I have never had a problem using the same manifolds and hoses, just purge between units.
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    Unless there has been another change..... ...

    Unless there has been another change..... Service Experts is not a franchise they are corp owned.
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    I have more drills then you could ever go...

    I have more drills then you could ever go through..... only use them now for heavy drilling. Ever since I got an impact I will not go back. I even got some drill bits with hex heads for the...
  29. Thread: Magic Chef

    by grasshopper
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    You are talking about the Magic Chef- Magic Pak...

    You are talking about the Magic Chef- Magic Pak all in one condo combo right? Download a service manual. I know you pull the whole thing out of the wall sleave and thats about the limits of my...
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    My deepest sympathies to you and your family, you...

    My deepest sympathies to you and your family, you are in my prayers.
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    I have many but use my Midwest the most.

    I have many but use my Midwest the most.
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    I would surge protect the furnace.

    I would surge protect the furnace.
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    Guys I work with have just about every brand...

    Guys I work with have just about every brand now..... I love my Digi-cools. I have the spring clamp on mine..... its older, I have not gotten the AK yet. Every other brand in our shop has had...
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    If your talking about a bar folder then I have a...

    If your talking about a bar folder then I have a stack of them but normally only use one 12 and one 18 for most residential stuff. I have not even seen my 24 in a yr. I just put the 12 and 18 next...
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    I have one of the older ones with the red...

    I have one of the older ones with the red handle..... has worked awesome for over ten yrs.
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    With higher quality, smaller heads and necks and...

    With higher quality, smaller heads and necks and lower prices..... it still amazes me how many guys I find who do not have or use a camera!
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    They bolth work good for me. I use the Ridgid...

    They bolth work good for me. I use the Ridgid with the 9.5 mm head the most and the Dewalt with either the 9.5 or 19 mm heads if more light or better picture is required. I find LOTS of cracks!!
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    I have Ridgid and Dewalt. Bolth are good. I got...

    I have Ridgid and Dewalt. Bolth are good. I got the smaller/ narrower camera heads for heat exchangers.
  39. I use a Jawbone, its has awesome noise...

    I use a Jawbone, its has awesome noise cancellation. People cannot hear me working, driving, etc. With the smartphones that can identify whose calling and voicedial calls, there is no reason to be...
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    I have fieldpiece and fluke products.... and...

    I have fieldpiece and fluke products.... and fluke is hands down a better meter. Fieldpiece markets us more with attachments, but if I compare those attachments to other tools in each catagory then...
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    That just makes me think that your not charging...

    That just makes me think that your not charging enough to replace the heat exchanger......
  42. Officially 112 but add in some drive time and...

    Officially 112 but add in some drive time and meals..... it was a long week. I hope to never do that again. Its too dangerous in MHO.
  43. Thread: uei c155

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    Our company has several UEI kits, but the c125...

    Our company has several UEI kits, but the c125 not the new c155. I was surprised how much I like the kits. Being able to put one tool in my bag for multiple purposes. Static, gas preasure and...
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    I have alot of Dewalt and everyone in our company...

    I have alot of Dewalt and everyone in our company save one guy has Dewalt. Better power and ergonomics. As far as the claim of batteries not lasting...... I guess someone forgot to tell mine as I...
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    If you have a Munchkin then you need a good...

    If you have a Munchkin then you need a good boiler heat guy to service it yearly.... period. The brass thing you describe is the safety relief valve. If the safty relief valve is discharging the...
  46. At least for us in our area, I would put in...

    At least for us in our area, I would put in Fujitsu over Mitsubishi hands down. Our tech support from Miysubishi has been horrible and our wholesaler for Fujitsu has there own tech support and is...
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    Way back when I did alot of airduct cleaning we...

    Way back when I did alot of airduct cleaning we used 1 inch bits. I got a few Lenox vb-2 bits that go to exactly 1 inch for the plastic hole plugs. We get 5-10 yrs on each bit going thru just...
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    I agree with the Veto!!! I have a LC and a XL. ...

    I agree with the Veto!!! I have a LC and a XL. Top notch, tough, no more lost tools and keeps the tools clean and dry.
  49. Forget about brand!! Everybody puffs out their...

    Forget about brand!! Everybody puffs out their chests and say they are an ABC or XYZ dealer..... little known fact is that every tank waterheater in America comes from one of 3 companies/...
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    Oops sorry but pot boiled over while I was typing...

    Oops sorry but pot boiled over while I was typing that. When I started it the others hadn't posted yet. I do not belong in the kitchen unless its for a sandwich or beverage.... or so I'm told. ...
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