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    I could do a lot of repairs for what a new unit...

    I could do a lot of repairs for what a new unit would cost. It is also not usually as bad as it looks. I think I would repair
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    So, whats the point?

    So, whats the point?
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    You might also notice the Honeywell vent damper...

    You might also notice the Honeywell vent damper on the furnace has been recalled.
  4. Thread: WTF?

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    Am I wrong or the suction line he is using the...

    Am I wrong or the suction line he is using the oil cooler line? And is the suction line the handle for carring the oval unit he likes so well? I like the start/run cap he is using. There are...
  5. Thread: HWT Piping 101

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    You know, the owner is not going to own them for...

    You know, the owner is not going to own them for over 5 years so he does not care. They will probably not blow off in the first 5 years and if they do he gets the insurance to pay. To heck with...
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    Welcome to the world and quit complaining.

    Welcome to the world and quit complaining.
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    Gas valve upside down is all I can see

    Gas valve upside down is all I can see
  8. Thread: more goood ones

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    If it is rated as a duct furnace its ok, but it...

    If it is rated as a duct furnace its ok, but it looks like a duct htr being attacked by snakes. This one will definately will be saved for my students to see. Thanks
  9. Thread: Our shop

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    having gone through a similar fire, my guess is...

    having gone through a similar fire, my guess is nothing inside will be usable. Possibly sheet metal brake will be ok if not heated too much. Vehicles no way. Complete destruction. Temperatures in...
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    I just thought of a possible senario. Some of...

    I just thought of a possible senario. Some of the Ruud furnaces used a 850 RPM direct drive motor which is unavailiable. If the motor is not original it may have been replaced with a 1050 or 1150...
  11. Thread: No words.......

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    Roof looks too high to cause high head. High amp...

    Roof looks too high to cause high head. High amp draw from fan motor is not caused by plugged filter. Would be low amp draw. Other than that, looks to be a classic hacker install
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    I certainly agree on the location but you might...

    I certainly agree on the location but you might consider the furnace motor high amp draw. Plugged fins or anything that causes a reduction in airflow will reduce amperage draw. Probably the...
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    I hope you live in an area that does not freeze...

    I hope you live in an area that does not freeze with the popoff termination outside. Especially if it travels up. In my area, all popoffs must terminate inside or have an air gap. Personally I...
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    Is that an actual operating Wesco? I thought...

    Is that an actual operating Wesco? I thought they were all dead by now.
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    In my younger years I probably would have...

    In my younger years I probably would have grudginly worked on it. But now that I am (hopefully) wiser and not so hungry for work, I would not touch it. I might however inform the customer that...
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    This is great. I save these pics to show...

    This is great. I save these pics to show students how not to install. These definately go on the list. Thanks
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    From the looks of the ht ex Lennox may not take...

    From the looks of the ht ex Lennox may not take it back. In our area Trane sometimes will not take them if they look like there is an air flow problem.
  18. Thread: Manual Defrost

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    Most of the units are located above desks, copy...

    Most of the units are located above desks, copy machines, etc aren't they. Yes they are a problem for service. From an energy efficiency standpoint however, these units are outstanding. Units...
  19. Thread: Manual Defrost

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    As to defrost, time-temp has been pretty much...

    As to defrost, time-temp has been pretty much given way to demand in this area. Blockages in the sensing tube were certainly a problem for pressure differential systems. Most of the systems use a...
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    Only an air flow problem? I would think there...

    Only an air flow problem? I would think there could also be a problem with gas input from the condition of the tubes
  21. Thread: Manual Defrost

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    This is a reply to the replys. Those that do not...

    This is a reply to the replys. Those that do not understand condemn. Heat pumps have been a part of the business for many years in the northwest in the North Idaho and eastern Washington area. I...
  22. Thread: Manual Defrost

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    Ho hum, it isn't really froze up until it stops...

    Ho hum, it isn't really froze up until it stops the fan blade. Also, hammers are a recipe for disaster. So too torches. Hot water is far more effective and will not damage the unit if it kept out...
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    I dont know about your area, but in Idaho the...

    I dont know about your area, but in Idaho the propane tank of that size cannot be placed within 10' of a dwelling much less a cooling unit
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