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  1. Thank you Jim.

    Thank you Jim.
  2. Thread: Sediment Trap

    by Frank_G
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    Sediment Trap

    Here in the Dallas-Fort Worth area our code officials are now requiring sediment traps on gas appliances. How are you doing it in the tight space of a Gas Fireplace Appliance?
    Frank
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    Majestic dv580rfn failure

    Pilot won't stay lit, but will light until the pilot button is released. No 120 to the unit so I have referred to an electrician. I suspect that the valve is bad and am told that the Honeywell valve...
  4. Thread: Heat & Glo

    by Frank_G
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    Heat & Glo

    I have a Heat & Glo 6000 TVFL fireplace that we changed the Gas Valve etc on about a month ago. Today, for the first time, it malfunctioned. My tech found that it would ignite, but the flames would...
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    The home is about 4 years old and logs...

    The home is about 4 years old and logs disappeared during a years vacancy between present and previous owners. Previous owner lost the house to foreclosure.

    Frank
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    Yes

    Yes I know they're out of business, just hoping to help my customers.

    Frank
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    Martin Gas Logs

    I have two Martin Gas fireplace appliances in need of log sets. One is a GSC36A the other is a GSC42A.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks Frank
  8. Actually as a American Standard Dealer, if you...

    Actually as a American Standard Dealer, if you broach that question to AS, they'll tell you that a filter that restrictive will void your warranty.

    Don't do it.
    Frank
  9. Thread: RunCapLore

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    Hmmmmm? I have a unit with a 40mf cap. ...

    Hmmmmm?

    I have a unit with a 40mf cap.

    There is no info on the unit as to what the cap is supposed to be.

    I don't have a 40 but I have a 45.

    How do I know that someone else wasn't here...
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    Turbines don't actually work because the action...

    Turbines don't actually work because the action of the movingg top actually creates turbulance at the mouth of the opening in the attic stiffling air flow.

    Power vents use more electricity than...
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    they won't listen, but you can tell. Service...

    they won't listen, but you can tell.

    Service call today. Four thousand square foot home (the HO made sure I knew how large it was.) Unit is in the attic across 50 feet of attic space floored...
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    I have mixed emotions about illigal immigration. ...

    I have mixed emotions about illigal immigration. I don't want to cut my own grass nor have to bus my table at the restaurant, but neither do I want to lose more market share of my business.

    How...
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    I won't even vacation in Florida

    I worked in Florida for about 10 years last year . . . at least it seemed like 10 years. They want you to be licensed to pick your nose and although you may have insurance whereever you come from,...
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    Several years ago, during the Texas Mold Crisis,...

    Several years ago, during the Texas Mold Crisis, we were hired to remove cellulose from the crawl space of a home because humidity in the crawel space had made it moldy. Big house over 5000SF of...
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    cem-bsee, Yes, I"m sure of my readings and the...

    cem-bsee,
    Yes, I"m sure of my readings and the unit was factory calibrated in August. H0 was told that the other tech had probably made a mistake; further told that ALL homes need a carbon monoxide...
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    diagnosed three 9 year old Lennox furnaces in the...

    diagnosed three 9 year old Lennox furnaces in the same house with cracked heat exchangers. I was called for a second opinion.

    I'm always cautious when rendering an opinion on cracked heat...
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    GAMA=Gas Appliancer Manufactures Association, a...

    GAMA=Gas Appliancer Manufactures Association, a trade group.
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    I've got a customer who has a Heatlitor (model...

    I've got a customer who has a Heatlitor (model GC720) See thru that burns ok with only the pilot light lit, but extinguishes within 30 minutes after the main burner is engaged,because the high limit...
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    My wife and I have an agreement - What's hers is...

    My wife and I have an agreement - What's hers is hers, and whats mine is hers too.
    Frank
  20. Thread: Venting

    by Frank_G
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    I'm ready for my butt kicking, I deserve...

    I'm ready for my butt kicking, I deserve everything you have to say. I got into bed with the Devil in July - a Home Warranty Company.
    I never met so many gullible people. They've been sold a...
  21. Thread: Hmmmmm?

    by Frank_G
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    Here's the explanation of my previous post: ...

    Here's the explanation of my previous post:

    Spring Tune-up and my customers Lennox unit was low on Freon. Seemed strange,since we've sefviced this unit for several years now, but started charging...
  22. Thread: Hmmmmm?

    by Frank_G
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    Eight year old Lennox Condenser (10ACB36-5P) on...

    Eight year old Lennox Condenser (10ACB36-5P) on start up this year blew out the evaporator. Refrigerant leaked so fast that you cold hear it, but it did try to pump.

    My question is what would...
  23. Thread: Stale air

    by Frank_G
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    To paraphrase CoolWhip - GET YOURSELF A NEW...

    To paraphrase CoolWhip - GET YOURSELF A NEW CONTRACTOR!
    Frank
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    I think you may be placing blame where it doesn't...

    I think you may be placing blame where it doesn't belong, your previous contractors may have been very reliable and competent when placed in a normal situation. A/C Contractors are trained to design...
  25. Thread: Pureatech?

    by Frank_G
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    WOW!!!

    RE: Post from certified indoor environ

    To paraphrase an old engineers saying,"Yesterday I couldn't even spell Certified Indoor Environmentalist, now I are one!"

    What an asinine assumption that...
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    I have a Marco Fireplace that had the termination...

    I have a Marco Fireplace that had the termination blow off. A dealer tells me that Lennox bought the Marco Brand Product line and manufactures an adapter that will match up someone eles termination...
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    Unless he has Pollution Insurancenhis insurance...

    Unless he has Pollution Insurancenhis insurance agent won't know home. Mold is EXCLUDED in General Liability Policies.

    Frank
  28. Thread: The Big Debate

    by Frank_G
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    My Guy Won! Frank

    My Guy Won!

    Frank
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    Actually the flex line should not penetrate the...

    Actually the flex line should not penetrate the wall of thte furnace AT ALL!

    It's against code and it even states on the warning label of all the flex lines I've looked at not to run it through...
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    Slow summer in Texas necessitates working in...

    Slow summer in Texas necessitates working in Florida if you need us. Three Techs with tools, trucks, & desire.

    Respond with financial information and amount of work to f2gos@netscape.net
    ...
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    I thought this was going to be a pronographic...

    I thought this was going to be a pronographic post. Oh well!

    Frank
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    Last fall we decided to call every A/C listing in...

    Last fall we decided to call every A/C listing in the Fw & Dallas Yellow pages. The majority had been disconnected. It was over 100 in Dallas by the time we reached M's.

    This year has to be...
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    Tighter than piss on a platter Tighter than...

    Tighter than piss on a platter

    Tighter than bark on a tree

    Tighter than Dick's hatband

    So tight he won't even pay attention

    Hmmmmm, I'll think of others
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    I can't imagine eating something from an animals...

    I can't imagine eating something from an animals mouth! Just give me some eggs!

    Frank
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    I've looked and looked, but

    I can't find the research report that examined the TFP and several other products.

    I do remember that it does not produce the results that the company suggests.

    We decided to forego the weird...
  36. Thread: Pureatech-2

    by Frank_G
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    Material supplier who used to have Pureatech as a...

    Material supplier who used to have Pureatech as a customer, received a creditors letter saying that they were now in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, and that it's not looking too good for them to survive.
    ...
  37. I have sympathy for your predicament, but what is...

    I have sympathy for your predicament, but what is an employer to do?

    Here in Texas the law requires that anyone going into a residence have a background screening. If we hire someone with a...
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    I think you're right! Smart people are seldom as...

    I think you're right! Smart people are seldom as handsome as airhead jocks and cheerleaders.

    Frank
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    I agree! Scary! Down with Kerry, down with...

    I agree! Scary!

    Down with Kerry, down with Bush, down with Nader . . . Vote Alfred E. Newman!

    Wait a minute . . . Alfred E. Newman IS Bush!

    THIS REALLY IS SCARY!
    Frank
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    I can't afford another four years of Bush! ...

    I can't afford another four years of Bush!

    Frank
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    I've received two clls from them, both generated...

    I've received two clls from them, both generated in a boiler room atmosphere. They'd provide no additional information a take it or leave it, today only proposition. I left it.

    There is a new...
  42. Thread: Pureatech?

    by Frank_G
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    Re: Re: PUREATECH

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by air1
    [B]

    They recommend the blower be run in the "ON" position.

    We ran across them twice during the last week. One customer had mold in the system (very small...
  43. Vietnam Vets for Kerry

    rob10 - I believe every administration provides welfare, the only differences between the Dems and Repubs is the recipient of the welfare funds. Dems give it to the people, and eventually some of it...
  44. Vietnam Vets for Kerry

    I'm 173d Airborne Brigade, I was awarded the Bronze Star and Army Commedation medal along with the In-country medals for my 1 year service in Vietnam from June 67 to 68.

    I'll vote for Kerry...
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    Are you talking about pipes that carry natural...

    Are you talking about pipes that carry natural gas? Or pipes that carry refrigerant gas?

    Why would a natural gas pipe sweat? It's temp should be same as ambiant - shouldn't it?

    But why would...
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    airman1, Your humility is exceeded only by...

    airman1,

    Your humility is exceeded only by your confidence and I agree.

    EPA has prohibited use of bleach in an HVAC for, among other reasons, the odor (I know, I know it's also corrosive.) As...
  47. Thread: Mold on grills

    by Frank_G
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    If your grills are painted, discard them and...

    If your grills are painted, discard them and replace with new ones with a factory finish. Do not paint with Latex paint.

    Gone on vacation for a week and temps set at 80 degrees in a humid...
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    I think the possiblity of an improperly installed...

    I think the possiblity of an improperly installed condensate waste line, without a "P" trap, is too great to ignore.

    Clues: Electric unit; inside of the unit is sweating; the upper inside plate...
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    If you didn't charge him, it would happen again! ...

    If you didn't charge him, it would happen again! As long as he thinks you'll respond for whatever stupid thing he does to sabatoge the system, he won't think twice about calling for service.
    ...
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    Boy . . . Do I feel Stupid!

    I read your post three times and still don't understand what you said!

    I still feel that one should not run their fan in the constant "ON" position in a hot/humid climate, I have seen first hand...
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