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    Can't wait to try it. I have it on order.

    Can't wait to try it. I have it on order.
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    The bar with 2 wheels is an excellent idea. I...

    The bar with 2 wheels is an excellent idea. I googled it and there is was. Problem solved, thanks. Thanks Mason, as well.
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    Ridgid 300 Threader

    How do you transport your Ridgid 300? It is listed at 212 pounds, is oily, and heavy to move. I have it mounted on the tri-stand. I have a 12' enclosed trailer, and am looking at ideas how to...
  4. You did a nice job! I appreciate techs who ask...

    You did a nice job! I appreciate techs who ask for feedback on their work. I don't see a support on the horizontal black iron, and did you put a union close to the gas valve? It would aid in...
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    There is no job in the back that would have been...

    There is no job in the back that would have been worth me turning a blind eye to that death machine. I always use the litmus test "How would I explain it to the Judge!"
  6. Thread: FARM SHOP GEO

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    Quite possibly the cleanest install I have ever...

    Quite possibly the cleanest install I have ever seen. I can only hope to be that professional. Great job.
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    The venting is the least of its problems. It...

    The venting is the least of its problems.

    It is illegal here to use an appliance connector on the gas line to a furnace.

    All furnaces must have an emergency cut off switch between the furnace...
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    I had this exact same problem on a furnace a...

    I had this exact same problem on a furnace a couple of years ago. I cannot remember what brand of furnace it was, and I cannot find the make of your furnace from the model number in your post. What...
  9. Thread: Sky High

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    Very cool pics! Thanks for sharing. How long...

    Very cool pics! Thanks for sharing. How long was the whole operation, start to finish?
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    The closest repair store is 2.5 hours away, and...

    The closest repair store is 2.5 hours away, and it might be 6 months before I am back in that area again. I was a big DeWalt consumer. I think they just shot themselves in the foot.
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    I should have added that the tools are only two...

    I should have added that the tools are only two years old.
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    DeWalt Warranty Warning

    DeWalt says they have a 3 year warranty. I took my 18V cordless recipricating saw with a broken battery contact, and my 18V cordless 1/4" impact driver with sparks coming out, in for warranty, and...
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    oops, sorry. ...

    oops, sorry.

    http://www.rona.ca/shop/~impact-chuck-dewalt-280298_power-tools_shop
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    I use a step drill and spade bit in my dewalt...

    I use a step drill and spade bit in my dewalt impact and they both work grat. Here is how I use the syep drill.
    ...
  15. Thread: truck mpg.

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    2010 Chev Savana, 6.0l, 6 speed auto tranny, gas,...

    2010 Chev Savana, 6.0l, 6 speed auto tranny, gas, 5000km's, 11.4mpg according to the digital dash, not sure if it is U.S. or imperial, with roof rack and ladders.
  16. I would not. I am in the business and could...

    I would not.

    I am in the business and could buy one at wholesale and install it myself. Unless you use an extrordinary amount of hot water the payback is not there. You likely have to upsize...
  17. I use one at work all the time. It weighs about...

    I use one at work all the time. It weighs about 35-40 pounds, and it says it has a 1200 lb capacity. I use it on HWT's all the time, by myself. It makes going up and down stairs effortless. It...
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    Will the PVC cutters cut "636" and ABS pipe?

    Will the PVC cutters cut "636" and ABS pipe?
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    Milwaukee copper tube cutter

    I bought one of these tools about a month ago, and I have to say that I am pleased with it. It sure takes the monotony out of using a manual tube cutter all day. They are $169, but worth the money....
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    A $30 Mastercraft that I only use for...

    A $30 Mastercraft that I only use for thermocouples.
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    I have the fluke 902 and I don't think they...

    I have the fluke 902 and I don't think they should call it the HVAC meter because it cannot read thermocouples (millivolt D.C.). I have to carry a second meter just to read thermocouples.
  22. Is your service tech the one who installed it? ...

    Is your service tech the one who installed it? Is he the owner, or an employee? Call an authorized dealer to have it dealt with asap. Any reputable dealer will have this fixed for you in no time.
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    You have answered what I suspected, that your...

    You have answered what I suspected, that your venting is over sized. Here where I live (Ontario, Canada), code requires that your venting be sized properly. Condensing flue gasses are corrosive and...
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    What size is your venting and how high does it go?

    What size is your venting and how high does it go?
  25. Poll: I see them regularly and set them properly on...

    I see them regularly and set them properly on every install which has one.
  26. Four of us at work have one and none of us has...

    Four of us at work have one and none of us has had any problems.
  27. I use a Testo 510 and have had no problems with...

    I use a Testo 510 and have had no problems with it. I use it for gas pressure, pressure differential on pressure switches, and HRV's, and it seems to work well.
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    Spring Clamp Pliers

    I was wondering what you guys use to move those spring clamps that hold the condensate hoses. It is near impossible sometimes to get a bull-nose or slip-joint pliers on them. I googled a craftsman...
  29. Your service tech should sit at the furnace while...

    Your service tech should sit at the furnace while it is running and wait for the cycle to be interrupted and then figure out which contact was opened. There is a sequence of operation with the...
  30. One thing that rarely gets mentioned is that if...

    One thing that rarely gets mentioned is that if you keep your floors swept or vacuumed then your furnace components will stay cleaner and more efficient. When I go to do a furnace service, I can...
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    If it stuck once it will stick again, maybe in...

    If it stuck once it will stick again, maybe in the open position. If the valve sticks then there is something wrong with it and it must be replaced.
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    Not buying the Infinity thermostat is like buying...

    Not buying the Infinity thermostat is like buying a Fararri and putting cheap tires on it. It just doen't make sense. The way it controls the blower speed in response to static pressure will likely...
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    Without seeing it in person it is hard to say for...

    Without seeing it in person it is hard to say for sure, but I would have likely written up a repair order and given you 30 days to have it done. After that the gas company would be involved and in...
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    Exactly

    I absolutely agree with this statement. The whole problem goes back to the installer who needs more training, time, customer service skills, or all of the above. I also think that 98% of homeowners...
  35. Is it bad advise? I really don't think that they...

    Is it bad advise? I really don't think that they contribute to clogged eveaporator coils. If you get your furnaced serviced yearly then buildup of dust on the blower motor and fan is not an issue. ...
  36. I have two questions. 1. Did they do a...

    I have two questions.

    1. Did they do a temperature rise on your install? They might have recorded the results in the instalation manual. Check what they are and compare them to the rating plate...
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    Good for you on trying to learn your equipment. ...

    Good for you on trying to learn your equipment. If all our customers were like you we wouldn't get some of those silly callback questions. I love dealing with customers whom take an interest and...
  38. There is an outdoor sensor that came with your...

    There is an outdoor sensor that came with your furnace, and it must be installed to get the outdoor temperature reading on the Infinity controller. The sensor plugs into the circuit board on the...
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    The Infinity is the one for you.

    The Infinity is the one for you.
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    You can get the GD36 with an intermittent pilot...

    You can get the GD36 with an intermittent pilot (electronic ignition)so you don't have the pilot lit all the time. I just installed one the other day.
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    Ridgid Bag replacement

    I am (sadly) looking at replacing my Ridgid toolbag soon. Can someone please tell me which Veto bag would be closest in size to the Ridgid? I use every square inch of the Ridgid, and have no use...
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