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    Sorry she got cancer, but that is life and me and...

    Sorry she got cancer, but that is life and me and my family have health issues too. It is called life these days and our lives center around health whether we want them to or not. Fact of the...
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    Comfort Cooling and Heating are not Food, Water...

    Comfort Cooling and Heating are not Food, Water and Shelter. I am in business to make money, period. I've been in the shoes you speak of, and I worked my way out of it by getting educated while...
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    Let he that is not a Do it Yourselfer cast the...

    Let he that is not a Do it Yourselfer cast the first stone. I am pretty sure we all are, otherwise we wouldn't be handle the curve balls that this business throws us. Most in this trade that own...
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    Someone mentioned a platform lift. What is that?...

    Someone mentioned a platform lift. What is that?
    I was wondering today about maybe a transmission jack for raising air handlers in crawl spaces.

    As far as compressors, I use one of those...
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    My thoughts are that if the electronic sight...

    My thoughts are that if the electronic sight glass were a good and dependable tool they would not have stoped making them. And maybe someone does, but TIF does not. I still have mine on my truck...
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    A conventional sight glass is the best option to...

    A conventional sight glass is the best option to ensure a full liquid column.
    Low Superheat would prove a full evaporator and you can also monitor the actual evap coil temp from top to bottom to...
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    Well first of all, they no longer make the...

    Well first of all, they no longer make the electronic sightglass nor do they have parts for them. I trusted mine up to the point that I took one of the clamps off a pipe and the meter keep sensing a...
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    IRIS Smart Home Thermostat

    I think the thermostats are made by a different manufacturer by the name of Radio Thermostats or something like that.

    I have a customer that had me install one for him on his IRIS system. ...
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    IRIS Smart System Thermostat

    I think the thermostats are made by a different manufacturer by the name of Radio Thermostats or something like that.

    I have a customer that had me install one for him on his IRIS system. ...
  10. Thread: Chimney liner

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    Chimney liner

    I don't do wood fireplaces at all, so I ask.

    I have a friend of the family that has had his chimney catch fire a couple of times. He has a clay liner. My first advice to him was that he have a...
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    So? They can handle it.

    So? They can handle it.
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    Why would he want the box temp at 20? This is a...

    Why would he want the box temp at 20? This is a side by side residential refrigerator, so the evap coil is in the freezer section, which he will want that side to be at around 0, so the evap coil...
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    It is good they told you the set would be...

    It is good they told you the set would be refurbished up front. That was not mentioned to me, thus the confusion. Again, them being sure to state to you the set is refurbished may be a direct...
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    I didn't realize how bad mine were until I pulled...

    I didn't realize how bad mine were until I pulled a vacuum with the new set today. My old gauges had trouble calibrating too and these have not given any trouble so far.
    Call them and let them...
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    So you are thinking about asking them to warranty...

    So you are thinking about asking them to warranty a second hand piece of equipment. Nice. Be sure to tell them it is second hand ebay garbage when you send it to them via second class mail.

    I...
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    First, I could care less what you think. Know...

    First, I could care less what you think. Know what you are talking about before you open your beak bird man.


    I was giving a fair review and the FP guy noted some areas that they can do better,...
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    Well first of all, I am not unhappy as I thought...

    Well first of all, I am not unhappy as I thought I made known.

    But second you do bring up a good point because they actually did not say they were going to send me a repaired unit, the guy...
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    I want to finish this post up by giving a fair...

    I want to finish this post up by giving a fair review of the final outcome.
    First of all ault51 never got back with me on upgrading to the SMAN4, which I would have gladly done and paid whatever...
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    Oh, the 3 hour time zone difference explains why...

    Oh, the 3 hour time zone difference explains why the voice message wasn't changed yesterday morning. :whistle: :grin2:
    Just kidding.

    I did get through this evening (been out working all day)...
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    Well I don't know how to get past your phone...

    Well I don't know how to get past your phone system evidently.
    I called on 12/31 and got what I assume is the regular voice mail. I called today, Friday Jan 3, and got a voice mail saying you are...
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    Fieldpiece SMAN3 Cracked

    I have had my SMAN3 for about 2 years and use it exclusively. Love it.

    With that said, back in the summer I started having some trouble with it during pulling a vacuum. When I would open the...
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    I had another customer on an hvac call today...

    I had another customer on an hvac call today complain that he doesn't use his gas logs because of the smell, and he has natural gas. Says they stink the house upstairs and down. My dad told me that...
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    In regards to a regular gas grill with a tank...

    In regards to a regular gas grill with a tank that has been refilled several times - It is a wonder to me how the smell doesn't permeate the food that is cooked or smell when cooking.
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    I've never seen one of the pressure switches, but...

    I've never seen one of the pressure switches, but I know the WR gas valve you are talking about. The reason they are jumpered out when I see them is because they are on natural gas units and if you...
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    On the odor part, if it is unburned fuel, is...

    On the odor part, if it is unburned fuel, is there any adjustments that can be made to get the odor out? Is it from flame impingment on the logs? Two that have complained of the odor on the other...
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    Guys, I don't want to steal this post, but my...

    Guys, I don't want to steal this post, but my question is somewhat related. I have had customers from time to time refer to a "gas smell" when they run their logs. One set I just got done PMing and...
  27. Thread: gas logs

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    I'll check on the NFPA 58. I did see a chart...

    I'll check on the NFPA 58. I did see a chart that refered to a horizontal distance from a building but there was no diagram to show what dimension they were speaking of (#5).

    Our fuel gas code...
  28. Thread: gas logs

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    The tank will be located outside, with a 2 stage...

    The tank will be located outside, with a 2 stage regulator.
    So what I am reading is that the problem will likely be the vaporization rate.
    The reason that I asked is that around here the logs are...
  29. Thread: gas logs

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    I know I will need to check my state codes, which...

    I know I will need to check my state codes, which I have already done minus just asking an inspector, but I am wondering if you guys know of any codes etc. that would keep a person from hooking up a...
  30. Thread: gas logs

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    Are there any good Gas Log Service books...

    Are there any good Gas Log Service books available?
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    What about the wool material that looks like...

    What about the wool material that looks like ambers. Can that material cause sooting? I had one of the tech supports one time tell me to spread it on the flame trail to light a bottom flame. I...
  32. Thread: gas logs

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    Yeah, it was all over the top of the insert and...

    Yeah, it was all over the top of the insert and the screen had it on it about 3 inches down from the top of the screen. When I was cleaning the pilot I got it all in my hair- added 30 years in a...
  33. Thread: gas logs

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    Isn't it against code to have a glass front with...

    Isn't it against code to have a glass front with a standing pilot now (maybe just on vent free?)? I know several manufacturers don't allow it.
  34. Thread: gas logs

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    It sounds like you guys are more in line with the...

    It sounds like you guys are more in line with the ambient air than the logs. Interesting. Care to give some details on this?
  35. Thread: gas logs

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    gas logs

    What causes a white powder material to be getting on the top of an insert? I did notice a build up on the tip of the pilot as well. And the top 3 inches of the screen has the powder on it as well. ...
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    0 degrees F. The door opens into the walkin...

    0 degrees F. The door opens into the walkin cooler ran at 38
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    I didn't look at the time span, but it has 3...

    I didn't look at the time span, but it has 3 defrost periods on the clock. I don't think the time span is too long though, I manually put it in and in about 5 minutes or so the compressor came back...
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    I went back this morning with hot water and a...

    I went back this morning with hot water and a spray gun and basically made a mess. The box temp was at 0. After about 10 minutes of getting hit in the face with water at that temp, I called it and...
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    Would the icing be caused by high or low...

    Would the icing be caused by high or low superheat? I was thinking more along the lines of moisture, as the box is below freezing.
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    To thaw or not to thaw

    Worked on a Walkin Freezer with an old HeatCraft Unit (so old tech support couldn't locate the model) today that had a leak at the sight glass. This morning, before the repair, the coil was frozen on...
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    Probably can only be two things: either the...

    Probably can only be two things: either the rollers are worn or altered (severely), or the guides that you push the metal against are sitting to far forward. I assume the shortage would be on the...
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    It doesn't have anything to do with LUCK. Mine...

    It doesn't have anything to do with LUCK. Mine will do 1/4 to 5/16. I used it the other day to roll a lip on a rain cap I made. I think I could go up to 3/8 if needed.
  43. Being he said he only had one leg that had...

    Being he said he only had one leg that had continuity, I would assume he had a 2 pole contactor. I have seen 120v on one leg and a short to ground on the other circuit (anywhere in the circuit)...
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    You lost me a little there Poodle. I thought...

    You lost me a little there Poodle. I thought they want them mounted horizontally. Also, I thought that when we mount a bulb vertically that the cap tube is to come out of the top of the bulb. ...
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    It could take all day to adjust something like...

    It could take all day to adjust something like that.
    On the vertical part, I don't understand why a vertical line would matter. I can understand not mounting at 6:00 on horizontal for oil, but on...
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    Sporlan TEV Adjustment

    I installed a Sporlan TEV today that was adjustable. This particular installation was for an A/C unit, but being most Residential A/C TEVs are not adjustable, I thought it a waste of time to ask the...
  47. I was reading an add for RX-11 Flush and it...

    I was reading an add for RX-11 Flush and it claims that it is non flamable. Diversitech brand also claims to be non flamable, so they must not have methanol in them.
  48. Been thinking on this a little, and I am thinking...

    Been thinking on this a little, and I am thinking that D Natured Alcohol may be a good flush. I used to work as a Tool Maker, and we would use D Natured Alcohol to clean precision instruments and...
  49. Do you carry Nitrogen on your truck as well, or...

    Do you carry Nitrogen on your truck as well, or are you guys just carrying CO2? How much does the CO2 cost, and where are you getting it?
  50. Trying to work this out in my head, so don't...

    Trying to work this out in my head, so don't bash. Sat temp at 250# is -8, but that is the temp when we have both liquid and vapor. Above -8 will be all vapor. That is all SAT temp tells us is when...
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