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    Hamburger Helper: Kraft Dinner??? Why is person...

    Hamburger Helper: Kraft Dinner??? Why is person worried about shelf life? You'll never live long enough to eat it!
    tl
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    ooooooh! There is no way I'd 69 littlemary

    ooooooh! There is no way I'd 69 littlemary
  3. Thread: 359BAV

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    Check it in the morning.

    Check it in the morning.
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    That's good. Snow can be a problem

    That's good. Snow can be a problem
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    The point being??

    The point being??
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    Why is it that in this business, there are so...

    Why is it that in this business, there are so many questions that arise that need exactly what you said, and for some reason, guys will avoid it like the plague. I'll tell you why. It's because guys...
  7. Actually the real danger for us out here in B.C....

    Actually the real danger for us out here in B.C. when it comes to the Olympics is paying for them. OUCH!
  8. Thread: newbie here

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    Gruppy is good. I simply can't understand why...

    Gruppy is good. I simply can't understand why there are people that would berate and sneer at guppy-ism. Not everyone feels the same ridicule with with ones alottment in life. Take last week for...
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    Just a thought.... What if it wasn't a gas line...

    Just a thought....
    What if it wasn't a gas line in the sewer? (that sounds totally preposterous)
    Hereís what Iím thinkingÖ..People sit on toilets to ****. In the process, if theyíre anything like...
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    test

    test
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    I don't think anyone has said it's Carrier's...

    I don't think anyone has said it's Carrier's fault. But if you have issues like the op has, and have had parts go and come as he has concidering the length of time the install has been in, Carrier...
  12. Absolutly.....but is is piped the way it is in...

    Absolutly.....but is is piped the way it is in parallel. And being piped in parallel feeding 2 rads on a 50ft loop, there should not be, as he described, an 80% temperature drop between the 2 rads....
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    Firecontrol Your comments were well said. I will...

    Firecontrol
    Your comments were well said. I will comment on one thing tho. I don't think the residential professionals on this site "skirt" the issues. At least I have never seen it. Do you think...
  14. Oh....and by the way! If the requirement of...

    Oh....and by the way! If the requirement of "being an expert" is a pre-requisite of posting to your question......I withdraw my questions :)
  15. What are the supply and return temperatures? The...

    What are the supply and return temperatures? The temperature leaving the water coil and the temperature of the water returning to the boiler? In other words, what is the temperature drop?
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    I wouldn't go as far as digging your tank out to...

    I wouldn't go as far as digging your tank out to check it. You can have the soil around your tank tested for leaching witout any yard dammage. If it's ok, and your comfortable that it's ok, I'd leave...
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    Heaterman's solution is what you should be doing....

    Heaterman's solution is what you should be doing. I find Carrier more than willing to address any problems that come up that could potentially give the public a bad taste about their products. They...
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    Interesting post: There are many situations on...

    Interesting post:

    There are many situations on this site where appliance sizing is debated. If you follow the site, you will see that the boys are continually preaching the merits of proper heat...
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    The two books you mentioned are different in...

    The two books you mentioned are different in their own right. Hydronic system design by the ECA is designed as a teaching tool. (if itís the one Iím thinking of) It covers most of the aspects you...
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    Cynicx I will attempt to answer you question in...

    Cynicx
    I will attempt to answer you question in a typical, short as possible, Trout answer. Grab yourself a coffee.
    A few years back I was putting on a night coarse for ďbĒ fitters at the...
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    Trane man Well explained!

    Trane man
    Well explained!
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    You need to breath when you write. The post would...

    You need to breath when you write. The post would be easier to follow (if possible)
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    well stated AR

    well stated AR
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    There are other reasons besides your stat that...

    There are other reasons besides your stat that will keep the system operating when the stat is satisfied. Best you get it looked at
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    A tech will be able to test the capacitor for you...

    A tech will be able to test the capacitor for you and tell you if it's bad or not. He will be able to test the motor for you also to tell you it it's bad or not. Sounds like you have a tester. I...
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    Your questions: Yes the pump needs to be after...

    Your questions:
    Yes the pump needs to be after the expansion tank
    Be careful with your thinking about the pump being on the supply or return. As long as the expansion tank and pump are placed...
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    Lentz and bug Don't get ne wrong. I did'nt say...

    Lentz and bug
    Don't get ne wrong. I did'nt say it was gravity I was simply stating a fact and mentioning the old systems "use too be gravity. Lentz your right. They havn't installed gravity systems...
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    The squeal and chirp would be different issues I...

    The squeal and chirp would be different issues I suspect. Chirping can usually be pin pointed to the circ pump. Squealing not usually. It might be the start of the sonic vibration closed loop systems...
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    hmmmmm? The chances of the pump being out of...

    hmmmmm? The chances of the pump being out of balance or line from the factory are slim. What about air in the sysrem. When you changed it was it isolated both sides? Probably not a problem. The air...
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    It's on my list....thanks

    It's on my list....thanks
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    Didn't realise it was the whole thing replaced....

    Didn't realise it was the whole thing replaced. Thats a bit different. If the noise quit, you'r break in assessment is more than likely correct
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    Thanks Some guys get their jollies from golf. I...

    Thanks
    Some guys get their jollies from golf. I get mine from hydronics. Especially old-old systems.
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    Hey Bobby I havn't seen Dan's book. What's he...

    Hey Bobby
    I havn't seen Dan's book. What's he say about location?
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    The chirp can happen especially if a new coupler...

    The chirp can happen especially if a new coupler is installed. Depending on the type you've used, it might be a slight clearence issue. It will be evident when it first starts and prm's and...
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    It sounds like your inducer motor as advanced...

    It sounds like your inducer motor as advanced response says. As the furnace heats up after the burners come on, the expansion of metals will sometimes stop the noise your hearing especially if it's a...
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    It must be an old system. I love those older...

    It must be an old system. I love those older types. Are the pipes larger diameter black iron? Iíve worked on systems in a residential application that had 5 inch supply and return lines with branches...
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    You definately need to call the contractor back...

    You definately need to call the contractor back as the boys are saying. You shouild do this right away. There can be various reasons why it is doing that. The blower running on pre-purge on that unit...
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    The circulator should always be installed so the...

    The circulator should always be installed so the inlet of the circulator is close to the connection of the expansion tank. This rule has been applied for years in commercial hydronic systems and yet...
  39. Thread: Suggestions

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    Good to have you around

    Good to have you around
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    Pro site or not........you obviously have some...

    Pro site or not........you obviously have some insight. So share it with this thread as it's obvious not everyone will be able to follow you over. What you seem to be saying is that you can do...
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    So you know what he means do you. So how about...

    So you know what he means do you. So how about explaining your statement so we all get a clear picture. If you look back a couple of posts, you can see he says "we were going to swap them and come...
  42. Thread: Suggestions

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    Trane Man Great post!! It's always so...

    Trane Man
    Great post!!
    It's always so interesting to see how things are done on the other side of the coin. Whatever possessed you to migrate from Nebraska (if you don't mind me asking) . Im not...
  43. I'm just like you. I find these posts so...

    I'm just like you. I find these posts so deep.....I have trouble following them :)
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    Good taste for an old guy :)

    Good taste for an old guy :)
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    Swap the pipes? This gets more bizzarr by the...

    Swap the pipes? This gets more bizzarr by the minute.
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    Thanks for the clarification. Your responsibility...

    Thanks for the clarification. Your responsibility in the trade is not to do a "no-no" just because temps are falling. Incorrect pressures cause fires. You need to do it right to cover your....
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    It's not meant to be insulting stuff!!!! It's...

    It's not meant to be insulting stuff!!!! It's simply the truth and if that's hard to take, so be it. But please....the pleading is wearing thin
  48. I don't necessarily think of all minumn wage...

    I don't necessarily think of all minumn wage earners as grunts. A friend of mine from Poland had a wife. When they came to Canada she got a job at Muffins coffee house for minimum wages. It was the...
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    As Beenthere pointed out, if you get your posting...

    As Beenthere pointed out, if you get your posting count up, you can apply for pro status. I personally, think this is a bit ridiculous. It would scare me to think that some of the viewers on this...
  50. Call their 1800 number and ask them direct. That...

    Call their 1800 number and ask them direct. That way you can eliminate the this guy said this, this guy said that scenario
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