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    I'm looking for help to determine my total btu...

    I'm looking for help to determine my total btu load in heat mode and A/C mode. Very strange application and alot of variables. Any help or ideas will be greatly welcome.
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    HVAC in Tricon box

    I have a customer that needs HVAC in a Tricon shipping container. The container is 8x6.5x7.5 feet. The unit has R-5 insulation on the walls only. The outside temps are -25 to 140F, the inside temp...
  3. Thread: Unbelievable!

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    Freedom......we are not free! I'm fine with the...

    Freedom......we are not free! I'm fine with the new Obamacare as long as it applies to EVERYONE.....including all of the Government Employees, Senators, Reps, and all the way to the President. If...
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    I have never seen that format before but it looks...

    I have never seen that format before but it looks good. I agree with supertek, careful you don't limit yourself.
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    Leak testing can be a pain. lets say I have a...

    Leak testing can be a pain. lets say I have a furnace and a water heater in my system. I will run the 3 min test. If it doesn't hold I will close both shut offs at the appliances and run the test...
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    Pressure, leak test the system using an accurate...

    Pressure, leak test the system using an accurate "test block" gauge installed between the tank and the pol fitting. Your "lock up" is actually tank pressure right? If that 35 psi is tank pressure...
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    12 years in the field has taught me that if your...

    12 years in the field has taught me that if your stuck on a unit....take nothing for granted....check everything. Good luck and share your feedback. You could have an inducer issue that is creating...
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    I would try setting gas pressure at 3.5 unless...

    I would try setting gas pressure at 3.5 unless marked otherwise. Verify that the unit has the correct sized burner spuds and that they haven't been reamed out by someone else. Check the venter...
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    :ditto:

    :ditto:
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    :ditto::ditto:

    :ditto::ditto:
  11. Thread: The cold war

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    The spy game was amazing. Our embassy that was...

    The spy game was amazing. Our embassy that was built in the USSR had bugs inside and out, over and under it. As was the CCCP embassy that was built on U.S. soil. We even went as far as to tap an...
  12. Thread: The cold war

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    Agreed, we as Americans go overboard with...

    Agreed, we as Americans go overboard with everything.
  13. Thread: The cold war

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    Hind sight is 20/20. The dollar figures are...

    Hind sight is 20/20. The dollar figures are insane but we all made it through the cold war... minus the heros, Korea, Vietnam. The crazy part is all the money spent that we may never know about do...
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    Poll: Tell him you will let him continue to use it if...

    Tell him you will let him continue to use it if he converts it BACK to coal. I bet his oil company sends him Christmas cards every year.
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    I don't know about the OL6 model, But in general...

    I don't know about the OL6 model, But in general Thermopride make a great oil furnace. Heavy duty, nice construction, and good Eff. However, I'm not impressed with some of their gas furnaces. ...
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    Those are the new type L no blow. Nice.

    Those are the new type L no blow. Nice.
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    What stat is on it now?

    What stat is on it now?
  18. I was just on the web...........i didn't see any...

    I was just on the web...........i didn't see any lowboys. wth. I installed quite a few over the years but none recently. I can't believe they don't make a low boy anymore.
  19. The only way to go propane is if you BUY your own...

    The only way to go propane is if you BUY your own tank. If you rent a tank from a company then you are stuck with that company and their price. If you own your own tank, then you can shop around...
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    check out spacepack high velocity unit.

    check out spacepack high velocity unit.
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    I'll fix it. Hand me that hammer and those wire...

    I'll fix it. Hand me that hammer and those wire cutters.:couch:
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    was the condenser placed next to the dryer vent? ...

    was the condenser placed next to the dryer vent? I've had two this year that were similar.
  23. Thread: Mobile AC

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    I hear a banjo playing.......

    I hear a banjo playing.......
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    Nice Buick GN.

    Nice Buick GN.
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    #1

    #1
  26. Thread: Xbox or PS3

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    Yep

    Yep
  27. Thread: Xbox or PS3

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    gotta love the wonder waffle and the ray...

    gotta love the wonder waffle and the ray gun.:tank:
  28. Thread: Xbox or PS3

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    PS3.... instant blu-ray player, free online play....

    PS3.... instant blu-ray player, free online play. With the xbox you have to pay a fee to play multiplayer games online.
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    LOL you know your right. They probly have it all...

    LOL you know your right. They probly have it all figured out......shut off one unit to run the toaster, shut off two units to run the microwave.:couch:
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    When the new comp is installed.....have the tech...

    When the new comp is installed.....have the tech weigh out the old freon. That way you can rule out overcharge. If the unit was still running I could tell you another way to check for overcharge.
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    At 15 yards the only thing gonna hurt is the...

    At 15 yards the only thing gonna hurt is the targets ears. They also make sand bags for 12 Ga. I would like to see the same tests with them.
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    The new compressor is DOOMED.

    The new compressor is DOOMED.
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    LOL, I was just being stupid. I can't believe...

    LOL, I was just being stupid. I can't believe someone would actually do that....on the other hand some people get pretty slap happy.. That's like putting a bandaid on a bullet wound.
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    If you have good water quality than you should...

    If you have good water quality than you should have no problem with a tankless unit.
    As far as the gas line sizing is concerned...... are we talking Natural gas or propane?
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    Nope, Your city supply line is probly plastic...

    Nope, Your city supply line is probly plastic underground with a metal riser and or there is or should be a dielectric union @ the meter. Gastite needs to be grounded to the panel. The problem is...
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    You should have your water tested before you...

    You should have your water tested before you purchase a tankless water heater. I have seen alot of problems with tankless water heaters due to poor water quality/hard water.
    Also was the gastite...
  37. Thread: Rebates

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    Also, check with your power company for...

    Also, check with your power company for incentives and also with your state.
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    I think it just needed some hose clamps. :anyone:

    I think it just needed some hose clamps. :anyone:
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    Save your money. Besides, A happy wife is a...

    Save your money. Besides, A happy wife is a happy life.
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    I agree with the gas furnace in the attic. I...

    I agree with the gas furnace in the attic. I would stay with an 80% and not a 90+ two speed.
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    sounds like non-condenseables to me... or a freon...

    sounds like non-condenseables to me... or a freon mix. I would pull the charge. weigh it out, flush and recharge.
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    things that make you go WTF. gotta love it

    things that make you go WTF. gotta love it
  43. Thread: DIY Gas line

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    Man... no excuse for the LP tech to miss that...

    Man... no excuse for the LP tech to miss that screw up. Our "gas check" paper work requires us to write down the mod # and ser # of ANY appliance connected to the gas system. Plus a long checklist...
  44. Thread: DIY Gas line

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    Well I wonder if the LP company was able to enter...

    Well I wonder if the LP company was able to enter the structure when the tank was set. They for sure didn't perform a flow or a lockup on the regulator or this would have been avoided. Must have...
  45. Thread: DIY Gas line

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    No way was someone DUMB enough to pipe the gas...

    No way was someone DUMB enough to pipe the gas line into the collector box drain............. Never mind u got pictures. Some one got the dumb azz award for the year. NICE POST
  46. Thread: Coffee anyone?

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    Folgers cinnamon swirl

    Folgers cinnamon swirl
  47. I've heard units with oil delay valves start...

    I've heard units with oil delay valves start harder than ones without delay valves. And also it's just another part to fail. Oil delay valves (for small res units) are overrated.
  48. That old rumbling sound you heard was caused by...

    That old rumbling sound you heard was caused by the unit being overfired or too much air on the burner or an issue with the powerventer. You did the right thing by having the powerventer corrected....
  49. The new pump and primary wern't really needed. ...

    The new pump and primary wern't really needed. If the burner is adjusted right with the correct nozzle for the boiler and the retenshion head it would purr like a kitten. Oil delay valves are over...
  50. That does seem odd that all those parts were...

    That does seem odd that all those parts were replaced. Why was a new fuel pump installed?? He may have gone from one end of the spectrum to the other with service companies. Was ALL that really...
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