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  1. Trane has one but you need the proper Trane...

    Trane has one but you need the proper Trane inside unit so you get proper blower operation. Their old system would work on any brand but the new one won't, as I understand it.
  2. "F-in" magic. Actually I don['t think the...

    "F-in" magic.

    Actually I don['t think the furnaces are sealed as well as you think. They are sealed good enough to drain water, not necessarily hold water. There is a difference, kinda like...
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    But have you ever used them to remove a screw...

    But have you ever used them to remove a screw with a damaged head? Sometimes you can get them to bite into the side of the head and get it broke loose either from the side or the top.
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    I remember seeing something about nano-tubes...

    I remember seeing something about nano-tubes being used to take items up to the space station, so maybe someone is already working on this.
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    Funny you should mention that. I remember...

    Funny you should mention that. I remember working on a used Bryant furnace that was converted to LP, the tech didn't use the LP kit which included burners, {and a pressure switch I think} as well as...
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    I won't go into detail but you do not necessarily...

    I won't go into detail but you do not necessarily need the conversion kit to convert it unless the kit includes new burners or other specialized parts which some manufacturers models did need {I...
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    I always use the smallest can I can get, when...

    I always use the smallest can I can get, when your just glue PVC vent together a small can goes a long way. It seems like I throw out more than I use with the bigger cans.
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    Just my 2 cents worth but by the time you spend...

    Just my 2 cents worth but by the time you spend all the money to convert it you've spent more than it's worth.
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    No you need to make it so it re-enters the...

    No you need to make it so it re-enters the atmosphere so it can burn up on re-entry. That way it's incinerated for free also.
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    I think you need one more step in there, which I...

    I think you need one more step in there, which I don't know how you accomplish this; you need to get rid of the lobbyists. These professional lobbyists will not be held in check by the newcomers...
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    So how cold does it get that your PVC glue...

    So how cold does it get that your PVC glue freezes? We've had temps down to -10* and I have never noticed this with glue sitting the the van 24/7.
  12. It sounds to me like the installer missed...

    It sounds to me like the installer missed something in the set up. No fault code would show because it thinks it is working properly. They need to go through the set up and look for issues there. ...
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    If the burner runs for 2 minutes then drops out...

    If the burner runs for 2 minutes then drops out every time it shouldn't take that much to figure out. It's not like an intermittent problem that only does it once in 2 weeks. Find a better...
  14. Thread: Bill Cosby

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    I haven't read all 25 pages of posts and i'm not...

    I haven't read all 25 pages of posts and i'm not going to go back either so if this has been said so be it.

    Whether Cosby did this or not is not for me to say nor do I care. If you don't say...
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    Not knowing your situation it could be that you...

    Not knowing your situation it could be that you needed a bigger blower than a properly sized furnace would supply so they put in a bigger 2-stg furnace and only hooked up W1 because that's all the...
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    A couple of questions; Is the stat calling for...

    A couple of questions;

    Is the stat calling for heat or does it start everytime someone touches it?

    Have you checked for electrical potential from the gas pipe to ground and/or neutral before...
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    How about an activity tracker like a Jawbone...

    How about an activity tracker like a Jawbone up24. You can get them under $100 and they can remind you of how many steps your not taking or how much sleep you don't get and if you get really carried...
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    This reminds me several years ago my extended...

    This reminds me several years ago my extended family wanted to do a gift exchange, draw names and buy a gift for the person who's name you drew, $25 limit. Half of them are like me and pretty much...
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    That's what I like to see. . . A man with vision....

    That's what I like to see. . . A man with vision.

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    I just can't help but think how this president...

    I just can't help but think how this president was going to bring hope and change together so they could live in peace and harmony yet it seems we have more strife, protests and mistrust in general. ...
  21. Oh, this is worse than I thought; all the ice is...

    Oh, this is worse than I thought; all the ice is going to melt, raise the sea level flooding coastal cities, then freeze all the water that is flooding the city streets. Everybody will have to use...
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    I don't carry a lineman's pliers but have found...

    I don't carry a lineman's pliers but have found if held properly a cresent wrench, pipe wrench, or channel-lock work well as hammers. Channels are a little light but I have driven a 7/8" swedge with...
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    Here is what I've been telling my family for...

    Here is what I've been telling my family for years;

    If I need it, I go buy it. If I haven't bought it yet you won't be able to afford it. Take what ever you were going to spend on me and give it...
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    With the way you tinker with stuff I would think...

    With the way you tinker with stuff I would think the latest greatest erector set would be in order.
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    But what kind of odd stuff do you do with them. ...

    But what kind of odd stuff do you do with them. I thought this would be a good thread to share tool tips for oddball things we found that work good.
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    Proper misuse of tools?

    So what tool(s) do you have that you use for purposes that they weren't intended for? Yeah, I know everybody abuses their screw drivers {and I mean that in only the nicest way}.

    So here are a...
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    If I am reading your OP correctly you put 2 hour...

    If I am reading your OP correctly you put 2 hour meters in, 1 on the low speed and one one on the high speed. I may be wrong here but from experience with humidifier transformers I think you will...
  28. You watch you mouth, {fingers} someone will take...

    You watch you mouth, {fingers} someone will take you serious.
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    I am not a scientist or an engineer but I do have...

    I am not a scientist or an engineer but I do have 35+ years of experience in the HVAC field. I have never seen a gas valve corrode. I would say you have a better chance of a leak from a gasket or a...
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    Take a look at the Klien Journeyman drivers. I...

    Take a look at the Klien Journeyman drivers. I used one of mine yesterday to break loose screws out of the top of a 1950's Lennox HX, had to take the thing apart to get it out.
  31. Thread: Why

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    Cheap and easy is the word of the day any more. ...

    Cheap and easy is the word of the day any more. Homeowners have a Walmart mentality and most workers don't want to put in the effort to do it right. So we have a match, doing it cheap is easy. ...
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    Here's a couple with a common issue, the...

    Here's a couple with a common issue, the thermostat is making noise.

    1st one, elderly lady, gold Honeywell round stat, she complains it's making a loud noise like a truck running outside, I don't...
  33. Manually checking defrost is not the same as...

    Manually checking defrost is not the same as having the unit go into and out of defrost by itself. Many times a unit will not exhibit signs when manually forced to do something but will when it does...
  34. A 60 A breaker is not big enough to run a 4 ton...

    A 60 A breaker is not big enough to run a 4 ton compressor, a cond fan motor, a blower motor and 15 kW of electric heat. Just a guess on amperage is 16A~compressor, 1A~fan, 2.5A~ blower, 60A~15 kW. ...
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    Here is A thought. Have a short piece of...

    Here is A thought. Have a short piece of galvanized pipe cut, whatever size is closest to fitting around the top of the concentric vent. Have it cut just long enough that it sticks up above the top...
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    Aluminum Oxide is whiteish. The cap and stem...

    Aluminum Oxide is whiteish. The cap and stem where the rust is are both aluminum the cap is just semi-polished. Notice the rust in the slot on the cap, it's very light. Notice the rust on the...
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    To the best of my knowledge on a concentric vent...

    To the best of my knowledge on a concentric vent going up there is nothing you can add to cover the top to keep the birds out. My only suggestion would be to add a clean out "T" to the bottom so the...
  38. Some people are offended when you ask if they...

    Some people are offended when you ask if they read the instructions, so I didn't want you to think I was being a smart a**. So if a tech installed it he should know which end is up because it does...
  39. Not trying to be rude but, when you put in the...

    Not trying to be rude but, when you put in the new pad did you follow the directions? Do you have water coming out the drain tube?
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    My question in all this is "Why Ferguson?" What...

    My question in all this is "Why Ferguson?" What was so special about this case that it made national news, that the Feds got involved. He wasn't the only black kid that got shot that week, he...
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    Please do not let this interrupt your holiday in...

    Please do not let this interrupt your holiday in any way. We can't be there to inspect the unit but the rust came from somewhere other than the valve. There are some valve issues that cause concern...
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    Forgive me if I'm wrong but aren't most gas...

    Forgive me if I'm wrong but aren't most gas valves aluminum which doesn't "rust". My guess is in the process of changing the inducer some rusty water dripped on it leaving a rust stain.
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    Natural or LP?

    Natural or LP?
  44. Thread: Ford Transit

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    I can't say as I am really looking at bigger,...

    I can't say as I am really looking at bigger, just don't want a repair headache. A couple of guys I know have the Sprinter vans and love them when they are not in the shop but they are in the shop a...
  45. Thread: Ford Transit

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    What did you order, specs, size, features, etc....

    What did you order, specs, size, features, etc. and yes always interested in others experience.
  46. Thread: Ford Transit

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    I use to drive a step van and a cube van, the...

    I use to drive a step van and a cube van, the height was nice to get in and out of or stand it to find parts, etc. But out here in the flat lands cross winds are nasty and getting bounced around by...
  47. Thread: Ford Transit

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    Not the Transit-Connect, the full sized Transit. ...

    Not the Transit-Connect, the full sized Transit. The smallest one is just a few inches longer and a few taller, so not much. The Chevy is standard wheel base not the extended. Another concern I...
  48. Thread: Ford Transit

    by kls-ccc
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    Ford Transit

    A while back Ford came out with their new Transit {full size, not the connect}, has anyone use one what do you think of it.

    I have been driving a Chevy Express van and trying to determine if it...
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    The only one I have ever seen leak was not...

    The only one I have ever seen leak was not "snugged" down, you could turn it with your fingers. Even at that you could only get a whiff of gas once in a while. I found it when I went to take the...
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    Just roll it over so it faces the other way, then...

    Just roll it over so it faces the other way, then it will be on the correct side. Besides who needs to service it later anyway. :grin2:
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