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    Haven't bought it yet, but I used the display...

    Haven't bought it yet, but I used the display model to let my counter man know there was spot rust in a 4' length of 1" B.I. ! I'm waiting a few days, the counter man told me he thought there would...
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    Milwaukee Inspection camera

    Has anyone had any experience with this? They seem reasonably priced and since I have M12 tools already, I could buy the bare tool. Thinking of using to peek at coils, HX, etc. John
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    I've done them both ways. Sat the unit on a...

    I've done them both ways. Sat the unit on a angle iron frame and wrapped with sheet metal, then takeoffs or grilles. Should use a good filter in return plenum.
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    I've put a couple downflow forced air in for...

    I've put a couple downflow forced air in for customers. They've been happy, especially when they are working at floor level.
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    I don't have the picture, but I found what was...

    I don't have the picture, but I found what was left of a chipmunk in the blower wheel of a Beckett burner. It was about an 1/8" thick. Amazing what 3450RPM will do. Had to be a wild ride!
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    Thanks. I just didn't want to assume. John

    Thanks. I just didn't want to assume. John
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    Trane HP size

    Trane Model BWX730H10010. Thinking 21/2 Ton by "30" in Model No. Am I right? Thanks, John
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    I've used my DeWalt miter saw on some bigger...

    I've used my DeWalt miter saw on some bigger plumbing jobs. Works great, but I don't think I want to lug it to the basement for a half dozen cuts for a vent and Combustion air piping. The tubing...
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    It will probably have to slide out sideways...

    It will probably have to slide out sideways unless theres an inch or so of end play. The S slips on the top and bottom have an inch of duct slid into them.
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    After reading some of the replies to the other...

    After reading some of the replies to the other post and cleaning my glasses, I realized the 65.2 was nanofarads. Guess maybe I got one of the Mexican capacitors y'all were talking about a couple...
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    Increased Capacitance

    A little over a month ago I replaced the cap on a condensing unit, everything checked good and unit ran with no complaint until last night. This morning the HO called and said unit had run all night,...
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    I can feel your pain. A Malco circle cutter does...

    I can feel your pain. A Malco circle cutter does a real good job on the copper tubes. Don't ask how I know, but:gah:
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    Slide Rule/Calculator

    A couple days ago I was searching the archives for reversing valve info and found a video that contained an ad for a ductalator type slide rule which also had a bunch of other info on it. It looked...
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    Great Service

    Tuesday I ordered an extended clamp head for my UEI meter from TestEquipment.com. It was immediately shipping, tracking shows I'll have it today. The invoice was e-mailed as a file which I was unable...
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    My own experience from driving vans almost every...

    My own experience from driving vans almost every day since 1975 is that a 3/4 or 1 Ton will be more maintenance free than a 1/2 Ton. The E150 and 1500's I've drove were way harder on U-joints,...
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    Plenum, Duct sealing

    Always trying to improve, so here's the question: I've been sealing the joint between the unit and plenum, as well as the takeoff's with silicone caulk and using aluminum duct tape for the duct and...
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    Thanks for the tip Anthony. I was trying to think...

    Thanks for the tip Anthony. I was trying to think of a way to use my existing leads and I'll give this a shot. The needles won't take up much space in my Meter case and are cheap (until my wife...
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    Thanks for the help. Sometimes you can't see the...

    Thanks for the help. Sometimes you can't see the forest for the trees. I just ordered 2 YJ # 19102 from Test Equipment Depot. I prefer to deal locally, but my nearest YJ source is an hour away. John
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    Adapter fittings

    I recently bought a set of 3/8" hoses without depressors, hoping to speed recovery's, but didn't realize they had 3/8" ends. Does someone make adapters so I can use the on residential fittings, as...
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    A thought that comes to mind is a bad dip tube. I...

    A thought that comes to mind is a bad dip tube. I recall several years ago reading about a bad batch, but can't remember how long ago. John
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    Our educated guess from talking to the HO and his...

    Our educated guess from talking to the HO and his son is 74-76. Doesn't really matter, since a new unit will be installed Monday. As a side note, when did they stop building standing pilot units. I'm...
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    Thanks guys. The owner and I both know its old,...

    Thanks guys. The owner and I both know its old, but he's in his 80's and can't remember when he had it installed. On a side note, weren't Moncrief and Luxaire together at one time? I remember two...
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    Luxaire Gas Furnace

    Can anyone tell me how old this unit is? Luxaire downflow SN 11620001 D223. Guessing mid 70's, just wondering about age. It has enough issues to warrent replacement, I guess I'm looking for another...
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    Rundawg, when you say to buy two, is that so you...

    Rundawg, when you say to buy two, is that so you can use a dual-port manometer( I went cheap and bought a single). Cosmicmuffin and I must be on the same page, because I was logging on to ask the...
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    Another source for tools you don't need "right...

    Another source for tools you don't need "right now" are flea markets. I've collected several Rigid pipe wrenches and other old name American made hand tools at bargain prices. Just need to know what...
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