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  1. Sounds like you're talking about insurance...

    Sounds like you're talking about insurance companies. They're laughing all the way to the bank while we argue over which party platform to support.
  2. Who wrote Obamacare I have no idea but it is...

    Who wrote Obamacare I have no idea but it is almost identical to Romneycare. There are some minor differences but the two major ones are:
    1 - Romneycare came with a Republican in charge and...
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    Good question and that's where a lot of guys get...

    Good question and that's where a lot of guys get stuck.
    You have to update your labor rate with Goodcare or Assure or else they'll pay you whatever you had listed as your labor rate when you signed...
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    All the job expenses are supposed to be included...

    All the job expenses are supposed to be included in the warranty payment. Whether or not we agree that they pay is enough is irrelevant. That choice we already made when we agreed to sell or service...
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    All the Goodcare ones I have make no mention of...

    All the Goodcare ones I have make no mention of trip charges or diagnostic fees. The only valid labor they specifically say is not covered are any charges outside of normal working hours. I think...
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    Does it specifically say they are not covered?

    Does it specifically say they are not covered?
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    I don't know how any of you guys can look in the...

    I don't know how any of you guys can look in the mirror after charging someone a diagnostic fee and a trip charge to a customer you sold a 10 year labor warranty. If you don't think the warranty...
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    The only reason I'm for a single payer system is...

    The only reason I'm for a single payer system is because I don't know if anything else could compete with the system we have now of private insurance. If the states could do it that would be great...
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    While I agree the government wage freeze during...

    While I agree the government wage freeze during WWII was a big catalyst for employer based health care it did not create the concept. It may have been very rare but there was still employer based...
  10. If you looked at a schematic diagram of the older...

    If you looked at a schematic diagram of the older bulb t-stats it would be pretty obvious why jumping "R" and "G" would put power to "Y" but only when the fan is in "auto" mode. If the fan is...
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    You seem to think that having insurance companies...

    You seem to think that having insurance companies involved in the payment instead of the consumer paying directly for the service is negating the free market. I say that it is just the opposite. It...
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    So you make my point for me. We need to get...

    So you make my point for me.
    We need to get insurance companies out of the health care business.
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    1 - To say "the free market has not been involved...

    1 - To say "the free market has not been involved in health care for a long time" is not quite accurate. Just because there have been some government regulations does not mean they've done away with...
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    Just to give some examples: I'm against welfare...

    Just to give some examples:
    I'm against welfare except for those obviously disabled.
    I'm against any hate crime laws.
    I'm against extending unemployment benefits.
    I'm against affirmative action....
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    You keep bringing up "brainwashed" but it is...

    You keep bringing up "brainwashed" but it is those of you who think the free market was working in healthcare that are brainwashed. When you leave the issue of life and death or pain and suffering in...
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    The real problem is not Obamacare, it is private...

    The real problem is not Obamacare, it is private health insurance companies. The only reason Medicare works so well is that the insurance companies only have to cover a tiny bit of it. The government...
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    I've been ballparking charging HP's in the winter...

    I've been ballparking charging HP's in the winter for a lot of years and I rarely ever go back in the summer to check the charge. I'm not saying its right but unless I get a call back in the summer I...
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    I hope you don't get upset with me if I ever...

    I hope you don't get upset with me if I ever finish my HVAC Helper which is very similar to your Analizer but just nowhere near as good. I did start it before i ever saw your program so it wasn't...
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    That's a tricky diagnosis for a computer to do...

    That's a tricky diagnosis for a computer to do since there are other problems involved besides picking up temp on the suction line. One big factor I didn't see entered is the supply temp. The low...
  20. I'd like to see it at around 99% or higher. That...

    I'd like to see it at around 99% or higher. That would make more sense.
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    If that really does happen that would only...

    If that really does happen that would only confirm how excellent of a job you've done. If so then I would like to see that award go back to the cause of keeping that page up and running.
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    Don't you wish that all browsers would display...

    Don't you wish that all browsers would display the same. Even fonts display differently in different browsers.
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    I would try running it in Internet Explorer. ...

    I would try running it in Internet Explorer. That would confirm if the problem is browser specific or the problem is completely on the other end. I just ran it in Chrome and it ran fine. I also...
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    Wayne, I appreciate what a great job you've...

    Wayne,

    I appreciate what a great job you've done with this application. I understand how hard it is to cover every possible scenario because I've been in the process of doing the same thing for...
  25. I'd love to know how many of the people enrolled...

    I'd love to know how many of the people enrolled in Obamacare were really uninsured as opposed to those changing insurance so they can get the gov. subsidy. That is a number that could have been...
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    Capacitors in series is something we don't do a...

    Capacitors in series is something we don't do a lot but comes in handy on some occasions. Something that can be done in your head easily is:

    Take a capacitor-

    add the same size = 50% of the...
  27. Thread: sequencer

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    Sometimes a bad blower relay can cause the same...

    Sometimes a bad blower relay can cause the same symptoms as a stuck sequencer. An amp meter in the right spot will tell you for sure. A lot of times when you shut the power off, a stuck relay or...
  28. I'm not arguing with you on this but I thought...

    I'm not arguing with you on this but I thought the employers could not do that without facing huge fines.
    I've got a friend who provides employees with health insurance and I gave him the same idea...
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    In series two 5uf's would give you 2.5uf and...

    In series two 5uf's would give you 2.5uf and they're a very common size. If you can't find 4uf's, you could use two 5uf's and a 10uf to get exactly 2uf. It depends on what you can find and how close...
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    I would put two 5uf's in series. That would be...

    I would put two 5uf's in series. That would be closer than the 3uf and give you plenty of voltage no matter if you used 370's or 440's.
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    Be careful with posts that everyone can read. If...

    Be careful with posts that everyone can read. If people know you don't believe Reagan walked on water, you risk the possibility of being excommunicated.
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    The biggest difference between them is that Obama...

    The biggest difference between them is that Obama fooled all the Democrats and Reagan fooled all the Republicans.
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    Not every one I knew and worked with did. I was...

    Not every one I knew and worked with did. I was an average working man with a wife and kids, struggling to make ends meet. I remember thinking the same thing about Reagan as I do with Obama now,...
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    I sure didn't prosper during the Reagan years but...

    I sure didn't prosper during the Reagan years but the rich did with near 20% interest rates. He probably would have been impeached for the Iran-Contra deal if it happened in todays times.
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    Just when I thought you were right on the money...

    Just when I thought you were right on the money you have to bring up Reagan and Lincoln in the same sentence like they were comparable. When I hear conservatives say Reagan was a great president it...
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    I think Goriilatight has got it right. After...

    I think Goriilatight has got it right.

    After all the screw ups through the years, we've still endured and usually came out stronger. I'm not proud of our president, senators or congressmen but I'm...
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    It really sounds like it's time to bite the...

    It really sounds like it's time to bite the bullet and replace the whole system but I still wouldn't do anything until I was sure where the system was leaking refrigerant. With a decent leak detector...
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    Try spraying a dishwasher rinsing agent like jet...

    Try spraying a dishwasher rinsing agent like jet dry on the coil. It helps the water run down the coil instead of clinging to it. It may not help but it's quick and cheap enough to give it a shot....
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    Since Goodman has gone to aluminum evaporator...

    Since Goodman has gone to aluminum evaporator coils I have not had a single one leak in four years. In the last five or six years since I've been installing 410a I have had one condenser coil leak. ...
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    I understand the cost is going to change...

    I understand the cost is going to change depending on other factors but I was just giving out some ballpark figures. I assume Mikey wasn't looking for anything exact but just a dollars and cents idea...
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    I was using the info in the chart he posted to...

    I was using the info in the chart he posted to answer your question. I was ball parking also to show that even the chart is correct there is not that much difference in savings.
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    I estimate about a 5% savings on the cooling...

    I estimate about a 5% savings on the cooling bill.
    Let's assume we have a heat pump and the savings are the same as in cooling. A 3 ton system running 50% of the time all year round would save...
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    Things really don't make sense because you...

    Things really don't make sense because you wouldn't top off a shorted compressor so maybe there's a misunderstanding somewhere. It is possible that a tech would remove the gas in a bad compressor...
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    I forgot this was an open forum. Dealing with a...

    I forgot this was an open forum. Dealing with a family member it all makes sense now.
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    Now I'm curious to hear how much you charged the...

    Now I'm curious to hear how much you charged the guy.
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    I have no idea what those numbers are counting as...

    I have no idea what those numbers are counting as warranty but I can guaranty that there is no unit that can go 10 years with a 1.2 % rate of break down. There is not even a capacitor in any unit...
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    Yes, silver soldered with 15%

    Yes, silver soldered with 15%
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    Yes, well at least pretty full. Years ago Amana...

    Yes, well at least pretty full. Years ago Amana made a package unit that had no service valves on it so there was no way to check the pressures high or low. Sometimes they would be low and sometimes...
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    I've sweated a few of those through the years and...

    I've sweated a few of those through the years and it's not a problem at all. I'm working on a project where the manufacturer recommended adding them on for a purpose I don't want to get into but...
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    A 30 ft. drop is not much to be concerned about....

    A 30 ft. drop is not much to be concerned about. You're going to have some pressure drop by the time it gets to the evaporator but if the unit doesn't cool well the problem is not because of the rise...
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