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  1. Thread: A/C replacement

    by Dehno
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    Looks good. The flue off the water heater looks a...

    Looks good. The flue off the water heater looks a little sloppy, but it will work fine. Is it the angle of the pic or is the furnace not straight vertically? It almost looks like the water flue is...
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    He could just be saying that without actually...

    He could just be saying that without actually thinking about what he's saying. Maybe a brainfart?

    He might wake up in the middle of the night and yell out "THAT'S NOT WHAT I MEANT"
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    Throw a start kit on it. It'll do it again.

    Throw a start kit on it. It'll do it again.
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    I got one insulated flathead, one insulated...

    I got one insulated flathead, one insulated Philips and then a Klein 10-1 and a stubby Klein 6(or so) in 1. I've never needed anything else. That stubby is a lifesaver, and I can't imagine not having...
  5. Thread: King valve

    by Dehno
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    Happened to me once. It was a very old system. I...

    Happened to me once. It was a very old system. I didn't crank on it very hard but I must've screwed it out too far and the washer that holds it must've been gone.
    I really don't remember anything...
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    Means two thumbs up for Klein!

    Means two thumbs up for Klein!
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    Damn, I payed 3 grand for my HVAC degree at a...

    Damn, I payed 3 grand for my HVAC degree at a local technical college. Best money I've spent. Where are these 10 grand trade schools at?
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    We are a Rheem dealer. So far every new style...

    We are a Rheem dealer. So far every new style unit has taken at least 1 lb, and the last one I did took 2.25. I wouldn't sweat it. They're all undercharged
  9. I'm still yet to run into any of these. We've...

    I'm still yet to run into any of these. We've never even bought any or seen any in my area.
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    Agreed. Leave it alone. You'll end up making it...

    Agreed. Leave it alone. You'll end up making it worst trying to fix it (speaking from experience).

    It's not a beauty contest, especially the suction line that will be covered with insulation
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    I have a phone app called Check and Charge. You...

    I have a phone app called Check and Charge. You put in WB, Outside DB and pressures and it'll tell you what superheat you should have. Only works with fixed metering but it's great for older systems...
  12. Love good spiral duct. These look great.

    Love good spiral duct. These look great.
  13. I HATE philips and flat head screws. We use only...

    I HATE philips and flat head screws. We use only hex, and at home when I do projects I only buy the star bit tips. Absolutely no stripping and cursing and throwing my drill after 5 screws strip. Ok,...
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    I was born in 87 but I've always thought the 50's...

    I was born in 87 but I've always thought the 50's seemed like the best time to live. Maybe too many movies romanticizing them. Or then again, maybe it was the cars.
  15. I'm tired of crap like this. We'll get a few...

    I'm tired of crap like this. We'll get a few calls a day from "Google" or someone in India that our computer has a virus. Getting sick of it.

    Worst one we get once a day at least, they call, ask...
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    67 with 3 errors. Back in Jr High, I remember...

    67 with 3 errors.

    Back in Jr High, I remember getting 80 on a typing test once but I doubt I'd be able to do that now.
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    I had my stupidest call last week. Couple...

    I had my stupidest call last week.

    Couple lives a few towns away, probably in their late 50's early 60's. The house has an old Rheem downflow in a closet. He called and said his wife had ripped...
  18. Flew to Florida in September on Southwest. No...

    Flew to Florida in September on Southwest. No assigned seating. I flew down with my wife's bosses husband to meet them (they were at a conference). The flight down, he and I sat a row apart because...
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    Our supplier hasn't started regularly stocking...

    Our supplier hasn't started regularly stocking the aluminum yet. They said they're rolling out with the new condensers this spring.
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    Most of the new builds we do are in conditioned...

    Most of the new builds we do are in conditioned basements, which we use hard pipe. I prefer hard piping, and I can throw up a hard run as fast as I can with flex. Plus, no itch.

    However attic or...
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    Yesterday morning we set a new low record of 7....

    Yesterday morning we set a new low record of 7. Old record was from the 1800's sometime.

    That damn global warming!
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    Why connect the female PVC to the 45 with a hose?...

    Why connect the female PVC to the 45 with a hose?

    So many questions.


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    I saw part of it. Someone needs to shoot that...

    I saw part of it. Someone needs to shoot that bastard in the head
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    By units do you mean running full ductwork or...

    By units do you mean running full ductwork or just the flex supply runs?

    Maybe I'm slow but 4-5 a day seems a bit ridiculous, and there's no way they're doing quality work
  25. I don't think he was saying anything about the...

    I don't think he was saying anything about the supplier except congrats on all the parts this guys gonna buy. Good for business
  26. And I'm going to start upselling plastic bags. An...

    And I'm going to start upselling plastic bags. An easy way for the homeowner to check if units working.
  27. He may as well change out the compressor while...

    He may as well change out the compressor while he's at it and call it a day.


    And what kind of parts store closes at 4?

    I like this guy. He's an idiot, and doesn't know what he's doing, but...
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    I was a service advisor at a Nissan dealership...

    I was a service advisor at a Nissan dealership before this. I hated it. While techs and advisors have different stressors, I was in the same boat. Dealing with dealership and factory politics, and...
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    Find out how much voltage is getting to the motor...

    Find out how much voltage is getting to the motor and where it's coming from. After that, find out where that voltage is coming from and if it should be there. Keep tracing back until you find the...
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    It's a 322. Basic clamp with a hold button. Don't...

    It's a 322. Basic clamp with a hold button. Don't see anything in specifications about inrush.
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    I can't remember my model but it doesn't have...

    I can't remember my model but it doesn't have range options. So it's probably total auto
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    Only time I've tried it in the field was on a...

    Only time I've tried it in the field was on a compressor that was tripping the breaker. Other than that, like I said curiosity when I put a start kit on.
  33. Thread: Strange Weather

    by Dehno
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    He speaks the truth.

    He speaks the truth.
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    No sheets or anything to fill out, just curious....

    No sheets or anything to fill out, just curious. Mostly residential. I've tried in the past on a couple hard starting compressors. Last night I put a start kit on my personal unit and out of...
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    Amp clamp start up question

    Do any of you guys have issues getting a reading for LRA with your amp clamps? I have a Fluke (not sure of model) that rarely picks up LRA. It'll go straight to reading running amps after a second or...
  36. Thread: Strange Weather

    by Dehno
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    Gives them something to play with and show off....

    Gives them something to play with and show off. I'll never see the need for a wifi stat. I got a programmable that's set and I'll bump it down occasionally but that's it. People think everything has...
  37. Thread: Strange Weather

    by Dehno
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    KS has been cold too. Last week we broke a couple...

    KS has been cold too. Last week we broke a couple records for the area for low temps. Business is slowing down but it's a good chance to catch up on a few things
  38. Thread: attic install

    by Dehno
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    Who makes the bright pink furnace? Never seen one...

    Who makes the bright pink furnace? Never seen one like that
  39. I'd go talk to the supply houses around you. It's...

    I'd go talk to the supply houses around you. It's probably more important as to which one of them you'd like to work with more than brand (as long as you pick a good brand.)
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    Yea that Haro was a tank. Nothing could break it....

    Yea that Haro was a tank. Nothing could break it. It was a simpler model too. One piece cranks and lower grade parts. Never so much as bent a handlebar.
  41. Thread: Huge pictures

    by Dehno
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    Huge pictures

    This is a site question. I searched but didn't find anything helpful.

    Is there a setting to scale down pictures that are posted. Most of the ones i see are so big it's impossible to view them....
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    That Supergoose is awesome. I never raced but...

    That Supergoose is awesome. I never raced but dirt jumped back in grade school/junior high.
    I was born in 87 so a little late to enjoy those bikes you have, but I still have my Nirve racebike from...
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    The return air being sucked into the ducts??

    The return air being sucked into the ducts??
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    Then you'd have to change up and tap into all...

    Then you'd have to change up and tap into all those supply runs. That equals money, with no real benefit other than a straighter return.
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    You had ONE job...

    The bottom looks scraped up. I wonder if some prankster flipped it up side down somehow without damaging the lines
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    Sign company to get it on the roof, engine hoist...

    Sign company to get it on the roof, engine hoist to get it in and out of the unit. Like others said, not worth getting hurt.
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    Just curious, what don't you like about the black...

    Just curious, what don't you like about the black flex? Aside from the swollen eyes and just rolled in an ant hill feeling.


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    Yea the supply is on the left. It's a panoramic...

    Yea the supply is on the left. It's a panoramic so the angle distorts it and makes it look tiny. I can't remember exact tonnage but it was either 2.5 or 3.

    Those carpet squares got put up in the...
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    I got most of mine from supply shops in town. A...

    I got most of mine from supply shops in town. A few Klein hand tools from Home Depot. Our supply houses in town usually do a great job taking care of us so I don't mind spending a couple dollars...
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    Lol!

    Lol!
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