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    Love to - I'm in Minnesota and getting tired of...

    Love to - I'm in Minnesota and getting tired of -25 - Know a cheap place to rent for a week?:cool:
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    I'm sorry - I'm not struggling - and I'm never...

    I'm sorry - I'm not struggling - and I'm never out to" screw anyone" and I think the majority of "good" contractors are in the same position. Our great work speaks for itself!;)
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    JS #s IM series ECM motor that be used as a...

    JS #s
    IM series ECM motor that be used as a retrofit replacement in gas furnaces currently using a PSC blower motor.

    For gas furnaces using PSC blower motors up to and including HP use...
  4. Have we? I didn't know that - first we elect an...

    Have we? I didn't know that - first we elect an ex wrestler governor - then an ex comedian (satirist?) as senator - shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit - I'm gonna have to move out of this CRAZY...
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    Oh come on now - they can print as much money as...

    Oh come on now - they can print as much money as they want to get out of this mess!
    You need to get "Obamafied".:D:D:D -
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    Yea - Regal Beloit website isn't up to date on it...

    Yea - Regal Beloit website isn't up to date on it yet. Looked into it after the Tech advisor at local JS told me about them - turns out the retrofit is a constant torque motor - not constant cfm as...
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    Just came out - JS has them in stock.

    Just came out - JS has them in stock.
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    Evergreen ECM

    There's a retrofit ECM variable speed motor available that would give you that softer low speed setting you desire. Saves energy too.:D

    http://www.evergreenmotor.com/
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    http://www.acca.org/blog.php?id=311 Have to...

    http://www.acca.org/blog.php?id=311

    Have to login as ACCA member to download actual bill - page 65 I think.
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    Would $1500 from our uncle help you decide?

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the economic stimulus bill proposed by the President-elect Obama and House and Senate leaders, includes a substantial expansion of the tax credit for...
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    auxillary heat - that's what keeps you warm when...

    auxillary heat - that's what keeps you warm when it's coldest outside. You're fine - don't need to find a place to stay. It gets to -25 here and you can go a whole day without heat - it'll drop house...
  12. Thread: Smoke Odor

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    Get an ozone generator machine and run it in...

    Get an ozone generator machine and run it in unit. That's what fire and smoke damage guys use as well as dry-cleaners to get "smoke smell" out of clothes.
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    Wow I forgot I even posted this thread - got...

    Wow I forgot I even posted this thread - got bugger working properly - steam cleaned condenser coil - can't remember but think adjusted txv - anyhow as of 1/22/09 working fine. Thanks for help and...
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    I'd let the auditor do this and measure temp rise...

    I'd let the auditor do this and measure temp rise vs manufacturers rated rise. You'll find this data on inside of unit.
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    Does home have an air to air exchanger? If so is...

    Does home have an air to air exchanger? If so is it common ducted?
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    You and you're auditor are correct.:eek:

    You and you're auditor are correct.:eek:
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    50-50-90 Rule

    Sadly I think you're correct.

    If the homeowner has a 50-50 chance of being right, there's a 90 percent chance he'll be wrong.:eek:
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    Agreed. I was fortunate to learn sheet metal...

    Agreed.
    I was fortunate to learn sheet metal layout from a second generation tinner and service from a seasoned technician - I've also worked along side interns and journeyman and "masters" (won't...
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    Right. But I'd give them a little something for...

    Right. But I'd give them a little something for the "effort". And at least you'd know they have continuing education hour requirements to keep certifications up to date. Someone graduated last in...
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    Really? Here's numbers from GAMANET - they both...

    Really?
    Here's numbers from GAMANET - they both have ecm motors.
    As for the AFUE numbers - you're splitting hairs there.
    In the home "measured performance" has the mod operating less efficiently...
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    Of your 2 selections: I'd recommend 2 stage...

    Of your 2 selections:

    I'd recommend 2 stage over modulating.
    Why?
    Modulating is not as efficient in the field (even though they may have same AFUE ratings) and comfort wise they are within a...
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    I thought you were saving for a double wide?:p

    I thought you were saving for a double wide?:p
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    Testo 318-1 Brand New $285

    Brand new scope in case - testo gave me a new one under warranty - I bought screen style in mean time -don't need 2 scopes. You pay shipping.
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    Ditto!:D

    Ditto!:D
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    Not a dis -job looks GREAT!:D:D

    Not a dis -job looks GREAT!:D:D
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    NICE work! If you want to make mastic joints...

    NICE work!
    If you want to make mastic joints look perfect - run masking tape above and below joint - then apply mastic - wait a couple minutes - remove tape for a PERFECT straight edge!:D
    (I...
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    Then you need to have the system static pressures...

    Then you need to have the system static pressures measured. If contractor not familiar with importance of measuring TESP then follow this link -

    http://contractingbusiness.com/ar/cb_imp_72292/
    ...
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    captain co and davidr teach - take course - I did...

    captain co and davidr teach - take course - I did - best investment you can make in yourself for your customers.
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    Use the Testo 465 Digital Tachometer - spendy...

    Use the Testo 465 Digital Tachometer - spendy $185:eek: but good.
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    Upgraded to a Testo 560-1 4 manifold unit last...

    Upgraded to a Testo 560-1 4 manifold unit last summer - lasted about a month before problems. There's a pressure relief built into front that started leaking. Returned unit under warranty. Testo gave...
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    Just bought testo 3" display? - was just under...

    Just bought testo 3" display? - was just under $275 @Johnstone - was using testo eyescope style until optic cable pulled out of housing. Sent it back under warranty - if they give me new one - I'd...
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    Thanks for the input - I appreciate it. I saw on...

    Thanks for the input - I appreciate it.
    I saw on another post someone mentioned getting the copeland compressor calculator - so I did. I took about 15 minutes to look at it and input my readings -...
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    http://www.hvac-talk.com/vbb/images/icons/icon10.g...

    http://www.hvac-talk.com/vbb/images/icons/icon10.gif
    Talking
    I'm in Minnesota - Ill have to go back and figure out how to do profile - I'm going to job in am 1st thing - I'll see what happened...
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    Not trying to make this confusing - sorry - just...

    Not trying to make this confusing - sorry - just trying to give as much info as possible.
    Yes these are temps in F. I'm taking them at the reference points indicated in following link:
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    Here's what getting from system presently: ...

    Here's what getting from system presently:

    Pressures: Suction: #9 Discharge:#175-200 fluttering SH Comp:box not at temp. SH Evap: Subcool: 3 compressor hot & cycles off on...
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    walk in freezer replaced R12 compressor copeland...

    walk in freezer replaced R12 compressor
    copeland m#kata-01A-TAC
    txv replaced sporlan kt 43 FZP with same (orifice A)
    replaced drier

    ---System Description---
    Refrigerant used: 401b (mp66)...
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