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    I worked on the oceanfront for years, those units...

    I worked on the oceanfront for years, those units are in great shape
  2. I quit drinking, Im on too many drugs

    I quit drinking, Im on too many drugs
  3. He is AKA PaysonHVAC

    He is AKA PaysonHVAC
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    Chinese Kwality

    Chinese Kwality
  5. Thread: iPhone help

    by Swampfox
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    Try this ...

    Try this

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/user-agent-browser-simply/id414229165?mt=8
  6. They arent leftists, Im pretty sure they are...

    They arent leftists, Im pretty sure they are libertarian, they really dont care who they offend either
  7. They never intended for anyone to replace parts...

    They never intended for anyone to replace parts in these things lol

    Some are still around because of those Carlyle recips, I think they might run forever
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    Click your name at the top

    Click your name at the top
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    VB4, the Windows Vista of forum software lol ...

    VB4, the Windows Vista of forum software lol

    should have waited for VB5, it wont be long now
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    There is a service bulletin out on this, speed...

    There is a service bulletin out on this, speed tap #4 on a certain date range of equipment has an issue with low resistance, causing a low voltage short

    There is definitely a reliability issue...
  11. The variable speed blower settings are likely set...

    The variable speed blower settings are likely set wrong
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    The 2 lines are identical

    The 2 lines are identical
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    Every manufacturer is using POS Chinese reversing...

    Every manufacturer is using POS Chinese reversing valves, only way to avoid them is stop selling heat pumps
  14. Yeah, not the same wiki, Wikipedia is a free...

    Yeah, not the same wiki, Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia and has nothing to do with Wiki Leaks

    Everyone needs to get involved in this if you want to keep the internet free and open, set...
  15. When I was young (and poor) I installed a used...

    When I was young (and poor) I installed a used system in the house I was renting, there was insufficient electrical service for auxiliary heat, as expected the defrost cycles caused a problem, I...
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    You can have it converted to the updated defrost...

    You can have it converted to the updated defrost control also, part # is PCBDM133S

    It does require some minor wiring changes though
  17. There are generic electronic defrost controls...

    There are generic electronic defrost controls that can be retrofitted to pretty much any heat pump, The old Amana would be one of the most challenging though, you'll need someone who really knows...
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    That is called the spider design, its right out...

    That is called the spider design, its right out of ACCA manual D, not saying its ideal, but its not something a hack pulled out of his rear either.
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    Not if you disconnect it first

    Not if you disconnect it first
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    If the 3 pipes are facing up I cut out with a...

    If the 3 pipes are facing up I cut out with a sawzall right at the valve body, then sweat the stubs off 1 at a time, If they face down I use 2 torches and a helper to sweat the valve out, then braze...
  21. You say you have an air handler yet you are...

    You say you have an air handler yet you are quoting instructions for a cased coil

    On the 4TEE model you flip the coil, unless you want condensate going everywhere, the coil apex will face the...
  22. An XE 1000 has demand defrost, with a coil...

    An XE 1000 has demand defrost, with a coil thermistor the slips into a tube at the bottom of the coil, it has yellow wires, and its on the control panel side of the coil

    The part in the picture is...
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    Its an over/under package heat pump, 12 SEER ...

    Its an over/under package heat pump, 12 SEER

    http://www.trane.com/webcache/un/packaged%20heat%20pumps%20%28pkgp%29/product/12-1253-05_03012009.pdf
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    Let an exterminator handle that I hate bees

    Let an exterminator handle that

    I hate bees
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    new hoses? sounds like you didnt have the...

    new hoses? sounds like you didnt have the schrader pushed in very far, the thick seal on a brand new hose can sometimes cause that problem, sure sign is the suction takes a long time to drop back...
  26. Unit could have 10 year compressor warranty, will...

    Unit could have 10 year compressor warranty, will only cover parts though

    A good company will verify that for you with Rheem

    In any case, Shop for a reputable contractor over brand
  27. Thread: Green slime?

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    ICP was bad for it too, first time I encountered...

    ICP was bad for it too, first time I encountered the stuff I had that smell on my hands for a week, nothing would take it off
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    Sticky: They should just give you an ftp password and get...

    They should just give you an ftp password and get out of the way, someone who actually cares about the site should be in charge of this stuff.
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    Chinese Kwality

    Chinese Kwality
  30. Thread: Green slime?

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    That would be best, If not I'd give them a...

    That would be best, If not I'd give them a thorough flush with RX-11 or something similar
  31. Thread: Green slime?

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    Ive tried cleaning them up with little success,...

    Ive tried cleaning them up with little success, if the compressor needs to be replaced I wouldnt even consider installing a new one, sell them a new system
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    It's not just me, they lost thousands of...

    It's not just me, they lost thousands of customers with the crap they pulled, I'm sure you will do fine with it though

    with their new pricing structure, I'm sure a buggy vb5 will be rushed to...
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    Good luck with that :LOL: vb4 is garbage, and...

    Good luck with that :LOL:

    vb4 is garbage, and so is the company that owns it now
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    Just run a dehumidifier, you dont need supply air...

    Just run a dehumidifier, you dont need supply air from the AC, if you do that without a return also, you will create a negative pressure in the house and increase your infiltration rate
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    I think they will still flow backwards, just all...

    I think they will still flow backwards, just all of the crap it caught in cooling mode will kick back out the other way
  36. Thread: 4G Network

    by Swampfox
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    Some carriers will throttle your speed when you...

    Some carriers will throttle your speed when you hit 5GB data usage in a billing cycle, when they do its slower than just plain 'ol G
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    Go into the Style Manager, All Style Options ...

    Go into the Style Manager, All Style Options

    You can change the message area width under "sizes and dimensions"

    (I did look that up)
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    No, Ive dealt with this issue before How did...

    No, Ive dealt with this issue before

    How did it work? I cant tell since I have the ads and sidebar hidden lol
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    Change the display order of the smilies, set the...

    Change the display order of the smilies, set the larger ones to a higher number, they wont display until someone clicks [more]
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    http://www.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/...

    http://www.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/8953120/2/istockphoto_8953120-cuckoo-clock.jpg
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    believe the AHRI certificate I posted, if its...

    believe the AHRI certificate I posted, if its listed there, its a match
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    Print this out and show your contractor also,...

    Print this out and show your contractor

    also, that system has specific installation requirements, make sure whoever works on it is familiar with the 16's low voltage wiring, which differs from all...
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    That is an AHRI rated matching system That is...

    That is an AHRI rated matching system

    That is not a 4 ton air handler, it is multi capacity variable speed, and is rated for use with that outdoor unit

    Find another contractor with a clue, the...
  44. Line temperatures will tell you which one is bad...

    Line temperatures will tell you which one is bad

    RV stuck in the middle will give you hot gas back into the suction line
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    Ive found AO Smith is about a 3 year motor in a...

    Ive found AO Smith is about a 3 year motor in a lot of cases, the quality just is not there compared to other brands
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    The 5458 is just a 1/3hp motor they call a...

    The 5458 is just a 1/3hp motor they call a rescue, the price is right though

    there is only one speed and it uses a 7.5 run cap, how can it be a rescue motor? lol

    The 5462 actually has 2 speeds...
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    The 14 SEER and up all have them now

    The 14 SEER and up all have them now
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    Newer Goodmans have an updated board that will...

    Newer Goodmans have an updated board that will quiet the defrost cycle somewhat, mainly the "moose call and jackhammer" portion, it does so by shutting the compressor down when the reversing valve...
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    Impact, no comparison

    Impact, no comparison
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    http://www.tapatalk.com would take about 5...

    http://www.tapatalk.com

    would take about 5 minutes for an admin to set up, plus I already have the app :D
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