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    Sorry, I was kinda careless when making that...

    Sorry, I was kinda careless when making that video. I am a lot of times actually. Never thought someone would take my video and post it to an HVAC forum.
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    Oh, so it was you who left that comment on my...

    Oh, so it was you who left that comment on my video.

    I'll go ahead and say, I shot this video on Topsail Island, NC, for those who are wondering.
    Both those units were manufactured in 2003,...
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    This is true. However, the only time water...

    This is true. However, the only time water splashed on one of my outlets when I dropped a 5 gal bucket full of tap water near it, the breaker tripped immediately as soon as the water hit the outlet...
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    Squirrels must be real dumb, that ain't the first...

    Squirrels must be real dumb, that ain't the first one I've seen. I've seen squirrels and birds in flue pipes, even seen a photo of an owl in a flue once...
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    Isn't the HVAC/R Field wonderful? You never know...

    Isn't the HVAC/R Field wonderful? You never know what you'll find...
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    I said the breaker SHOULD trip, not WOULD trip. ...

    I said the breaker SHOULD trip, not WOULD trip. :) If a receptacle goes under water, the breaker should trip from my understanding, even if it's not a GFCI. If it's a GFCI, that just means it's...
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    Ah yes I've heard of that device, called the...

    Ah yes I've heard of that device, called the "CopperWatcher"
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    What a shame, every A/C unit is at risk of being...

    What a shame, every A/C unit is at risk of being stolen if there's not a dang good guard around it.
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    Not a bad idea...

    Not a bad idea...
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    Oh yes if that's a drink machine, it's an...

    Oh yes if that's a drink machine, it's an anti-theft system :cool:
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    True dat :D

    True dat :D
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    Looks a bit like the Run Cap Bandit has been...

    Looks a bit like the Run Cap Bandit has been there, but he would have left the caps in the box, so maybe not. :)
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    Yeah, accumulator, bottom of condenser coil,...

    Yeah, accumulator, bottom of condenser coil, compressor mounts, anything in the bottom of the unit. :D
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    And I used to think people got sick at hospitals,...

    And I used to think people got sick at hospitals, from sitting in the waiting room with other sick patients, now I know the HVAC systems play a role in that too, if something isn't done right.
    ...
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    Wow, yeah must be the neutral, if it were the hot...

    Wow, yeah must be the neutral, if it were the hot the circuit breaker should trip.
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    That's the cost of the unit, the duct job was...

    That's the cost of the unit, the duct job was about $13.00 :LOL:
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    Who cares about the installation, I'm sure they...

    Who cares about the installation, I'm sure they got a good deal!

    You Get What You Pay For
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    Yeeeeeaahh, nice. When I clean my condenser, on...

    Yeeeeeaahh, nice. When I clean my condenser, on my 3 ton A/C, I always end up spending at least 15 minutes rinsing the thing out, until I get clear water coming out of the coil.
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    Hmm, bet it'd be FUN to have to replace that unit!

    Hmm, bet it'd be FUN to have to replace that unit!
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    Who does this kind of crap, and then charges...

    Who does this kind of crap, and then charges people for it. Seriously.
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    LOL "What filter?" So sad that many people...

    LOL "What filter?" So sad that many people unknowingly kill their HVAC system because they don't know that it requires maintenance. tisk tisk
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    So after they were done brazing the copper back...

    So after they were done brazing the copper back together after removing the valves, how did they re-charge the unit or better yet, how did they pull a vacuum?
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    I know, I was in a mood yesterday when I wrote...

    I know, I was in a mood yesterday when I wrote that, just kinda ticked off about it, I've never had a post deleted before, and I forgot about their brand bashing policy.

    I agree, I shouldn't have...
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    speechless...

    speechless...
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    haha my post got removed for brand bashing, not...

    haha my post got removed for brand bashing, not that I need to speak further about "that brand" of the unit in the video, we all know how they are. nuff said
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    Post Removed, Brand Bashing To the O/P, please...

    Post Removed, Brand Bashing

    To the O/P, please refrain from Brand Bashing! They are a site Sponsor, their advertising on this site is one of the reasons you don't have to pay to be here!
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    It's people like that property manager who get...

    It's people like that property manager who get themselves killed via CO poisoning or something preventable like that.
  28. Thread: Not a fan

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    I like the TrueSTEAM. it uses a lot less water...

    I like the TrueSTEAM. it uses a lot less water than most humidifiers do.
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    Amen to that!

    Amen to that!
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    oh OK. I'd still replace it with a Trane or...

    oh OK. I'd still replace it with a Trane or something else. Not too big of a fan of those high end Carrier products, I actually think the BASE model series are built better.
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    Exactly what I was thinking!

    Exactly what I was thinking!
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    Yes they were hazardous because the exterior...

    Yes they were hazardous because the exterior cabinet got so hot during operation, especially in the models that had the low NOx rods installed in them. Which produced excessive heat, and caught...
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    Good think it didn't damage that Carrier...

    Good think it didn't damage that Carrier GreenSpeed Heat Pump. Those things aren't cheap!
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    One other thing I'd like to point out, is that I...

    One other thing I'd like to point out, is that I don't prefer to leave condensate drains open, facing upwards like that, sometimes dirt, and other random debris can find it's way in there. :.02:
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    I hope I never have to deal with that kind of...

    I hope I never have to deal with that kind of thing. sheesh.
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    I'd make those idiots re-do it, and get all that...

    I'd make those idiots re-do it, and get all that crap out of the way of the furnace.
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    Don't see that everyday. lol. Also there's no...

    Don't see that everyday. lol.

    Also there's no cap on the condensate vent, which is BEFORE the trap.
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    I'm guessing this is a roof top? If so, then how...

    I'm guessing this is a roof top? If so, then how the heck did they get up on the roof, steal the coils, and get them down, and no one noticed them or what they were doing?!
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    That is indeed unsafe and outlawed. Speaking of...

    That is indeed unsafe and outlawed. Speaking of an unsafe gas heating appliance, has anyone heard of Consolidated Industries? They made furnaces up until sometime in the 1990's, that were HUGE fire...
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    In a piece of junk unit such as a Goodman like...

    In a piece of junk unit such as a Goodman like that, I would change the compressor, I'd swap out the whole unit if I could.
  41. Apparently it does!

    Apparently it does!
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    This would be why flex duct has such a bad...

    This would be why flex duct has such a bad reputation.
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    Uhh, I'm speechless. ESPECIALLY since that...

    Uhh, I'm speechless.

    ESPECIALLY since that crap passed inspection!
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    ARE YOU SERIOUS? Many people truly are a danger...

    ARE YOU SERIOUS? Many people truly are a danger to themselves.
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    My church used to have a few of these old...

    My church used to have a few of these old bastards. The Heat Exchangers cracked in two of them, the other one had a ruptured condenser coil, so all 3 of them were replaced with Trane XB13c Gas Packs.
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    That is also true. I agree, that they should only...

    That is also true. I agree, that they should only sell to licensed HVAC Contractors, not sell to the public. I'm also a fan of "Support trades, don't DIY"

    HVAC is not a "DIY" trade.
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    There is a unit at my church with a condenser...

    There is a unit at my church with a condenser coil like that. Maintenance guy won't do anything about it or have it cleaned/serviced. I'm not looking for that unit to last but a couple more years.
  48. Wonder if the building always having A/C trouble...

    Wonder if the building always having A/C trouble as anything to do with the fact that all the units are crammed together?
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    I'd want to get rid of that POS too. lol!

    I'd want to get rid of that POS too. lol!
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    Just straighten out the bent fins. They're...

    Just straighten out the bent fins. They're restricting air flow. Then all should be well once again.
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