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    I like to use round duct in the attic. Flex off...

    I like to use round duct in the attic. Flex off of plenum, a small length, then connect it to hard round. No vibration at all. Secure hard round to joist.
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    Replaced a lot of Burnhams that have been...

    Replaced a lot of Burnhams that have been leaking. Changed out one WM so far. Funny how all these companies say "It's the hard water." I still find plenty of old, I mean OLD, American Standard...
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    V7 series had its problems. Now a new V8 leaking...

    V7 series had its problems. Now a new V8 leaking just after install. These things in plain English Suc!
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    One lazy installer. 3/4" draw-off is no big deal...

    One lazy installer. 3/4" draw-off is no big deal to change.
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    I hope he means a higher rated furnace. Fire off...

    I hope he means a higher rated furnace. Fire off more than the furnace is rated for and you are really asking for problems.
  6. You are getting a new boiler for $500. We have...

    You are getting a new boiler for $500. We have replaced a lot of the V7 Burnham boilers. The service company that installs the boiler replacement is making out far worse than you. If you have a...
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    Wow. Mostly boilers up there or hot air?

    Wow. Mostly boilers up there or hot air?
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    What price is oil at there. 2.34 a gallon here.

    What price is oil at there. 2.34 a gallon here.
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    I work with alot of oil customers...I am in USA....

    I work with alot of oil customers...I am in USA. Massachusetts. Do gas as well as A/C.
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    I really appreciate your help. Nothing worse...

    I really appreciate your help. Nothing worse than feeling unsure. Thanks.
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    Didn't want the call but I knew the owner and he...

    Didn't want the call but I knew the owner and he was desperate. I watched it harvest 6 times,or 2 beers I was given, and the ice was good every time. What kind of a brush could I use on evap. or...
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    Haven't touched an ice maker since...

    Haven't touched an ice maker since school...customer called tonight said his ice maker wasn't working. I told him I would come down and look but wasn't making any promise's. Manitowoc ice machine...
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    Suppose to be going to a Veismann class soon. ...

    Suppose to be going to a Veismann class soon. Haven't installed or worked on these yet.
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    I'm in Ma. and you don't see to many Carlin...

    I'm in Ma. and you don't see to many Carlin burners. Mostly Beckett and some Reillo's.
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    I haven't installed a Buderus but have been on a...

    I haven't installed a Buderus but have been on a few calls that have had them. Reillo burner, could hardly hear the unit running. Did you have to go to a Buderus school on how to install them. ...
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    Have you ever seen a new boiler with 3 kitty...

    Have you ever seen a new boiler with 3 kitty litter boxes next to it? Cat hair clogging up the air intakes on burner. I didn't mean this guys problem was soot I was just relating a story of my own...
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    Beckett is a good burner. The Peerless boiler is...

    Beckett is a good burner. The Peerless boiler is well known for back pressure. When was the last time it was serviced? I went to a house today where the customer said it smelled like soot near the...
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    What do you guys carry on your truck for gas...

    What do you guys carry on your truck for gas parts? Seems like every furnace has its own part that isn't universal. Draft inducer motors,ignitors,flame sensors,limits,etc...
    Save me a few trips to...
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    What do you guys carry for gas stock? There are...

    What do you guys carry for gas stock? There are so many different kinds of draft inducer motors,ignitors,flame sensors,etc.. Save me a few trips to supply house please!
    Seems like every gas...
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    I did take the panels off and you would need...

    I did take the panels off and you would need another set of hands to pull out the HX. The board was replaced 2 years ago and is going out on safety again. Didn't see the code though. I told owner...
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    Yes it is a tubular HX. Thanks for the info.

    Yes it is a tubular HX. Thanks for the info.
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    Went to a call today,roof unit, and the heat...

    Went to a call today,roof unit, and the heat exchanger was cracked. Gas unit,Bryant. Looks like the heat exchanger,one half of it was replaced recently. The other half was old and rusty. Not...
  23. Thread: Heatpump

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    What other problems will there be? He is afraid...

    What other problems will there be? He is afraid of the outdoor unit dying and knows he will have to get at least a 13 SEER next year and belive it or not I can get a 14 SEER cheaper than a 13 SEER. ...
  24. Thread: Heatpump

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    Replacing a York 10 SEER heatpump with a 14 SEER...

    Replacing a York 10 SEER heatpump with a 14 SEER American Standard. Customer doesn't want to change out air handler,told him he would get less effiency than 14. He is fine with that he just wants...
  25. Thread: Round Pipe..

    by oilman52
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    round pipe is used directly off the plenum. Then...

    round pipe is used directly off the plenum. Then round flex to the registers off of the round duct.
  26. Thread: Round Pipe..

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    Do anyone use the round pipe for a/c ducts in the...

    Do anyone use the round pipe for a/c ducts in the attic? Easier to use than rect. duct?
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    Going on a call today. HO said the other company...

    Going on a call today. HO said the other company told her she needed an attic vent fan. The pan,from what I'm told,overflows at least once a week on humid days and trips the float switch. Have any...
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    It's an air handler in attic. I'm going back...

    It's an air handler in attic. I'm going back Saturday to check the piston. I should have checked that first. That has happened to me before,wrong piston size. Sometimes the coil is 1/2 ton bigger...
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    Sysytem is brand new. Everything is clean. ...

    Sysytem is brand new. Everything is clean. Calling HO today to set up another visit.
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    Went to a system today,low side pressure was 90...

    Went to a system today,low side pressure was 90 psi. Warm air coming out of registers. Newly installed system,don't know why HO didn't call the company that installed the unit. Lowered suction...
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    That was my call today. HO called and said AC...

    That was my call today. HO called and said AC not working. Run cap looked like it was ready to pop. What run caps do you guys carry in your trucks?
  32. Thread: boiler noise

    by oilman52
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    Hydro air units. Honeywell zone valves. Air...

    Hydro air units. Honeywell zone valves. Air vent working fine.
  33. Thread: boiler noise

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    Has been making the noise for a mkonth. Right...

    Has been making the noise for a mkonth. Right after a plumber came in to replace the vent above expansion tank,he purged system.
  34. Thread: boiler noise

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    don't have the model number witn me. it's only,...

    don't have the model number witn me. it's only, I would say 5 years old. Really hard to tell where the noise originates from. Lines to air handlers are pex tubing. Wirsbro.
  35. Thread: boiler noise

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    have a customer with a Weil McLain boiler. ...

    have a customer with a Weil McLain boiler. Problem:makes a noise like a train in the distance. Kind of a rumbling sound. Today we drained boiler and added a powder that is supposed to take care of...
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    20X40 pool...is a 15 degree temp. rise good...

    20X40 pool...is a 15 degree temp. rise good enough? Trying to select the right size heater. 125 for 15 degree or 250 for 25 degree rise.
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    No back up heater. Pool is outdoors. Hopefully...

    No back up heater. Pool is outdoors. Hopefully the outdoor temp. will pick up soon.
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    There was plenty of water flow going thru the...

    There was plenty of water flow going thru the hoses.
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    It is a heat pump style simpleman. Pool temp....

    It is a heat pump style simpleman. Pool temp. was 62.
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    MaxTemp....MaxPool 36. Started it up today with...

    MaxTemp....MaxPool 36. Started it up today with covers off and coils started to freeze up. Took gas line pressure ,40 psi.
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    Don't have my fathers make and model for you...

    Don't have my fathers make and model for you yet,by Sunday I will have it. Another question for you. What kind of heaters do you like? Have you heard of Teledyne? I have another friend who wants...
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    Two 5 ton splits. Simpleman that is exactly what...

    Two 5 ton splits. Simpleman that is exactly what this guy did. Rented out a dumpy building,actually 1/2 of it the other 1/2 is a doctors office. The small attic space is filled with old stuff,you...
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    Got a call from owner,AC isn't keeping up. After...

    Got a call from owner,AC isn't keeping up. After the load cal. is done,what about the tanning beds? 8 of them in a 900 square foot area. You could grow tropical plants in the place. 3 ton unit in...
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    Thanks Delta T ,I will have info for you this...

    Thanks Delta T ,I will have info for you this weekend.
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    Oil slick..nice. Maybe I can talk him into a gas...

    Oil slick..nice. Maybe I can talk him into a gas unit. Saw them for around 1,000.00.
  46. Thread: My Dog

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    Same thing happened to my 12 year old Yellow Lab....

    Same thing happened to my 12 year old Yellow Lab. Took us a year but we got another dog. An English Bulldog. No kid should grow up without at least one dog.
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    Yes. Looks like tube inside tube.

    Yes. Looks like tube inside tube.
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    My father has a pool heater. It acts like a heat...

    My father has a pool heater. It acts like a heat pump. Question is does anyone have experience with this type of heater? It doesn't seem to be doing its job. Any idea on pressures,I will be going...
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    that goes by superheat. Uses wet bulb and...

    that goes by superheat. Uses wet bulb and outdoor temp. Anyone have a website with chart to print out?
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    Do yourself a favor and buy a standing unit for...

    Do yourself a favor and buy a standing unit for the house and put it in your living room. The heat will dry that moisture out as fast as it can go in. The only time you are adding humidity is on a...
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