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    If your changing the flue , then get a long metal...

    If your changing the flue , then get a long metal blade and cut it right above furnace.
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    Living in a rural area in the southeast I see...

    Living in a rural area in the southeast I see plenty of mobile homes. We do plenty of them. And once you get used to them they are easier than an attic job.
  3. First I know it can be confusing. But prices are...

    First I know it can be confusing. But prices are not allowed.

    Questions
    How old is the furnace?
    How long do you plan to live in the house?
  4. Never had an issue with those.

    Never had an issue with those.
  5. The TXV should take care of the situation. Ran...

    The TXV should take care of the situation. Ran into similar problem with a goodman air handler. If Don is willing to do it for free I would probably go that route
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    I love my turbo torch. Only do residential and...

    I love my turbo torch. Only do residential and only carry b tanks no oxy. But it was how I was taught.
  7. Thread: Brand

    by coolcajun
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    I am a two truck shop. I sell Luxaire and Rheem...

    I am a two truck shop. I sell Luxaire and Rheem mainly because I like the supply houses the best. I have done a few Goodmans. But both suppliers that sell them here will sell to anyone. Makes me...
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    Our inspections are worthless. We sign a paper...

    Our inspections are worthless. We sign a paper saying they are not responsible if they inspect it wrong.

    Just an example. A gas flex ran thru a metal cabinet is allowed and normal practice here....
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    Does it have dip switches on x13 motor? May be...

    Does it have dip switches on x13 motor? May be too high of cfm
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    I will also be honest enough to say I don't pull...

    I will also be honest enough to say I don't pull them on every change out. And my installs are above the crappy codes here. It's just a waste of money. We don't need big brother telling us how to...
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    Depends on the area. Around here maybe at the...

    Depends on the area. Around here maybe at the most double permit fee. And nothing would happen to an employee only the business owner. If you got caught multiple times a fine

    I'm not a fan of...
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    Depends on what a load calculation for your house...

    Depends on what a load calculation for your house says you need.
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    The Lennox is a 70000. And there is no prices...

    The Lennox is a 70000. And there is no prices allowed here. A mod will be along to edit those out.
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    I have always heard to cut out. But the brand...

    I have always heard to cut out. But the brand units we install the drier is in the outdoor unit and is soldered onto the service valve. No room to cut out. So I usually end up unsweating them.
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    In new constuction here we run the drain to a 1...

    In new constuction here we run the drain to a 1 1/2" ptrap installed in a vent line by the plumbers. 3/4" traps will not pass inspection anywhere around here. I run my the over flow drain down in to...
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    Electronic leak detector should find a 3 week...

    Electronic leak detector should find a 3 week leak with no problem. Add some refrigerant in with the nitro to do leak search.
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    #1. I think yes if he is charging just by...

    #1. I think yes if he is charging just by pressure and feeling line. (And if that's the way he charged the unit , makes you wonder if he pulled a 500 micron vacuum ? )

    #2 without the correct...
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    In a pervious thread you said it was an American...

    In a pervious thread you said it was an American standard 3 ton. So it should be ok for your house.
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    Vertically. But you really need to have blower...

    Vertically. But you really need to have blower speed checked first.
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    Mobile home ducts are made out of very thin...

    Mobile home ducts are made out of very thin aluminum. The popping noise is common in some houses. The blower speed may be set to high for the size unit and home you have. If the speed is correct I...
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    I think it has more to do with the amount of time...

    I think it has more to do with the amount of time we see temps here in the south. You say you hit 100* but what is the humidity with that and what is the low temp with that. When we see weeks of...
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    It's hard to say. TXV's can stick, if that's...

    It's hard to say. TXV's can stick, if that's what it isit will more than likely stick again.

    Also no prices allowed
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    Depends on what's available in your area. We are...

    Depends on what's available in your area. We are just in the last 6 months starting to see the American made caps. But not at all the supply houses. At least that's what I'm seeing here.

    I try...
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    It is very common, I actually only stock the...

    It is very common, I actually only stock the 440v on my truck.
  25. Thread: Got Ants?

    by coolcajun
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    Use talstar. Awesome stuff. Looks like sand.

    Use talstar. Awesome stuff. Looks like sand.
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    Just a couple 90's should do.

    One of the highest priced companies in town and this is what you get. http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa434/coolcajun1/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-04/12CF578D-EB68-4D75-8B53-9842C4EBF9F5.jpg
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    There is no Y. Your two wires from condenser go...

    There is no Y. Your two wires from condenser go to C on board and y off thermostat
  28. Is it a mobile home? I can do mobile homes in...

    Is it a mobile home? I can do mobile homes in 2.5 hours.
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    In Louisiana it's a financial statement and a 4...

    In Louisiana it's a financial statement and a 4 hour business and law test and a 3 hour mechanical test. Took it in 1993 at 19 years old. No repair questions. Mostly code questions
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    The only good snake is a dead snake.

    The only good snake is a dead snake.
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    We all worry about American made units but what...

    We all worry about American made units but what mini splits are made here?
  32. Most mobile home coils have different fins per...

    Most mobile home coils have different fins per square inch for the lower airflow.
  33. They normally just sit on top of a/h

    They normally just sit on top of a/h
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    Get a dry condenser unit with a POE oil...

    Get a dry condenser unit with a POE oil compressor. Charge with r407c and be done. R407c has a lower global warming potential than r410a and will probably be around longer. Still don't understand...
  35. I would use a mobile home coil ( ie: mortex). It...

    I would use a mobile home coil ( ie: mortex). It should air match to that goodman heat pump but work with the higher static and slower airflow of the mobile home air handler.
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    I have the SMAN4 love them. Can't compare to...

    I have the SMAN4 love them. Can't compare to others. Have only used feildpeice.
  37. New construction rough in was very muddy. ...

    New construction rough in was very muddy. Inspector pulls up never gets out of truck and ask me to get card and bring it to him to sign! He never even got out his truck.
  38. I do a lot of mobile home work. Do new mobile...

    I do a lot of mobile home work. Do new mobile home a/c's for a couple of sales lots. But in my area there is hardly any gas heat. But Revolv ( it's Johnson controls mobile home name ) has a 15seer...
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    Anyone do this?

    http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa434/coolcajun1/41861A65-28A7-4427-BB1E-4D14924A4AD2.jpg

    http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa434/coolcajun1/D5BE266B-BDBA-44D6-861A-D42F8FE35575.jpg


    I...
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    I think he was referring to r407c.

    I think he was referring to r407c.
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    I clean mine out of unneeded stuff and trash...

    I clean mine out of unneeded stuff and trash every morning.
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    I use USAepay. Have reader for iPhone and rates...

    I use USAepay. Have reader for iPhone and rates are from 1.75 up to 3.25.
  43. Thread: keeping dry

    by coolcajun
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    Light rain = rain suit All day heavy rain =...

    Light rain = rain suit
    All day heavy rain = stay home. Lol
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    Living in the extreme south we do very little...

    Living in the extreme south we do very little heating and it's majority electric. So I carry an assortment of capacitors , some relays , contactors , sequencers , t-stats and some misc. parts. ...
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    It just has a sticker on it that says " The Metal...

    It just has a sticker on it that says " The Metal Shop". But if you call the Baton Rouge , La. Johnstone store they have them on the display on their sales floor.

    Edit. Quick google search and...
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    Our local johnstone sells them.

    Our local johnstone sells them.
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    http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa434/coolcaju...

    http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa434/coolcajun1/null.jpg
    I run very light compared to most. I only do residential and usually am close to supply houses.
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    Stuff no HVAC contractor says

    http://youtu.be/nglwiKI65RA

    http://youtu.be/Nn9-CDhK5A4
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    I love my SMAN4

    I love my SMAN4
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    Is in a really old house with old gas lines?

    Is in a really old house with old gas lines?
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