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    they heard a crash in the garage

    soffet and supply trunk line fell off the ceiling. a few small nails through the duct work into joist for hangers. no round starting collars just 90's stuck into hole on the trunk. no insulation on...
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    I love my red wings, but I buy them from an Amish...

    I love my red wings, but I buy them from an Amish run "Country Store" Only paid $100.00 last year for good ol' made in the USA boots. The store has no electricity, there are horses and buggies tied...
  3. Thread: Avalon Hill

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    I played Squad Leader tons of times when I was...

    I played Squad Leader tons of times when I was young. That and Fortess Europia, Stellar Conquest and more. I loved those old board games. Very complex rules and hours of fun using your head.
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    Because they just don't make those roof top units...

    Because they just don't make those roof top units to sit outside!!
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    After all these years I still love my '93 Mustang...

    After all these years I still love my '93 Mustang Cobra
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    I was just wondering where you got an oxy/act...

    I was just wondering where you got an oxy/act tourch, nitrogen flow and pressure regulators, nitrogen, a vacuum pump and micron meter?
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    Visible Defects

    Anyone use the Visible Defects system for testing heat exchangers? If so, what do think about it and is it worth the $500.00 + price tag?
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    pretty cool

    pretty cool
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    YIKES! It sure as hell wasn't that!!! :eek2:

    YIKES! It sure as hell wasn't that!!! :eek2:
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    OK, now I'm mad at you guys

    I had nothing to do last night so I ended reading the forum for a few hours. Then I went to bed and dreamed about work all night!!! :LOL:
  11. Hey Seaton, do you do your sheet metal work on...

    Hey Seaton, do you do your sheet metal work on the job site or at the shop?
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    Thats one of the funniest things I've ever seen

    Thats one of the funniest things I've ever seen
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    I love those old things. I haven't seen one or...

    I love those old things. I haven't seen one or torn one out in years!
  14. Get rid of that Lux! I've seen too many of them...

    Get rid of that Lux! I've seen too many of them fail. Honeywell 6000 or 8000 would be a good choice
  15. Thread: armstrong

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    :troll:

    :troll:
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    Looks great, but the condensers look like they...

    Looks great, but the condensers look like they may be a little to close together
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    We've instaled quite a few York mod's and all my...

    We've instaled quite a few York mod's and all my customers have been very happy with them. But as others have said i think it's more important to choose a contractor rather than an equipment...
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    Beep.... You have reached badbatch, please leave...

    Beep.... You have reached badbatch, please leave a message and I will reply to your post as soon as possible.... Click
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    The OP asked if a company can just choose any...

    The OP asked if a company can just choose any price for a disposal fee, of course they can! The first company should have advised you to do a cash out on the comp. replacement and put that twords a...
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    just about any hvac contractor should be able to...

    just about any hvac contractor should be able to give you a quote on a space pak, or otehh hi v systems. Search around on this forum to get good advice about choosing a contractor. Make sure they run...
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    Chili Cook-off

    Chili Cook-off
    If you can read this whole story without laughing then there's no hope for
    you. I was crying by the end.
    Note: Please take time to read this slowly. If you pay attention to the ...
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    If they get rear ended he could end up dead.... I...

    If they get rear ended he could end up dead.... I can't imagine what these guys were thinking.
  23. Thread: WOP Worthy?

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    Pretty nice.... for a Chevy!

    Pretty nice.... for a Chevy!
  24. Thread: Return Air ?

    by badbatch
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    If the water heater is naturally drafting it...

    If the water heater is naturally drafting it needs to be at least 10 feet away from any return air opening or you can risk pulling flue gasses into the home. It would be best if the returns grates in...
  25. Well, good luck, I will say that in the past we...

    Well, good luck, I will say that in the past we installed a system that was to small and WE were the ones stuck with installing the right sized system. From that point on all jobs had a load ran on...
  26. Moving enbough air across the evaparator is...

    Moving enbough air across the evaparator is important but I think you need to have someone who will return your calls come over and check the installation and the refrigerant charge. hard to tell...
  27. Space pak recomends a minimum of 19 supply air...

    Space pak recomends a minimum of 19 supply air runs off of the ESP3642 AHU

    http://www.spacepak.com
  28. The CMB is a new unit last year York had an...

    The CMB is a new unit last year York had an Affinity series R-22 unit (I can't remember the mod. number) but that unit did not have a compressor enclosuer and swept wing fan blades like the CMB does....
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    I would have to say the discomboulator has a bad...

    I would have to say the discomboulator has a bad McFerson spring.
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    Most new air conditioners are so quiet you won't...

    Most new air conditioners are so quiet you won't even notice them running. By the way press the "caps lock" button on your key board
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    The OP has a lot of good points and around here...

    The OP has a lot of good points and around here so called sales people for HVAC contractors act exactly like they did for the OP. I'm thankfull for this because I spend time with prospects to find...
  32. Thread: Tornados!!

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    It was a pretty crazy night but it sounds like...

    It was a pretty crazy night but it sounds like only one person was killed and they were in a trailer in a small town a ways away from here. That in it's self is amazing as downtown was packed with...
  33. Thread: Tornados!!

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    pics ...

    pics


    http://www.dailyiowan.com/media/storage/paper599/news/2006/04/14/Photos/Storm.Damage.Photos-1852165.shtml?norewrite200604140902&sourcedomain=www.dailyiowan.com
  34. Thread: Tornados!!

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    3 Tornados ripped through Iowa City last night...

    3 Tornados ripped through Iowa City last night and all over Eastern Iowa. I was working late at the office and was getting ready to go and the winds whipped up to something like I've never seen so I...
  35. Thread: *York* Mod?!

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    As far as I know they are not available yet, I've...

    As far as I know they are not available yet, I've been to a class on the mod furnace and it seems to be a slick set up. Their is an adjustment for air temp. rise on the board and their are jumpers...
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    our York guy told me that something like 30% of...

    our York guy told me that something like 30% of the blower motors returned for warranty failed due to sheetrock dust.
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    Even a small home can benifit from a 2 stage or...

    Even a small home can benifit from a 2 stage or modulating furnace. The idea is that when a furnace is sized for your home it is sized so that it can heat your home in the coldest part of the year....
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    For disposables I like a mediam effiency Pleated...

    For disposables I like a mediam effiency Pleated filters. for something more effective but non restrictive to air flow check out http://www.dynamicaircleaners.com/
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    Ussually you want to take those temp. measurments...

    Ussually you want to take those temp. measurments about 10' away from the unit, check the instalation manual for the recomendations on your unit
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    The most important thing to consider when...

    The most important thing to consider when lowering fan speed is to make sure the unit stays in it's tempiture rise range (delta t). You should be able to lower the fan speed without an effect on...
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    Ditto on the vision pro stat, it's very versital...

    Ditto on the vision pro stat, it's very versital and easy to use and program. Plus it's like the "gameboy" of themostats!!!
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    I have actually closed deals because I told the...

    I have actually closed deals because I told the customer I wouldn't install a 2 stage furnace with out a 2 stage stat. When the other guy said that was the way to do it. I just explain to them that...
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    We are a York dealer and have been very happy...

    We are a York dealer and have been very happy with that furnace. I will only install them with a 2 stage t-stat though. Otherwise I don't feel you are getting what you paid for. The only draw back to...
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    Go to http://www.mysoninc.com and buy new, but...

    Go to http://www.mysoninc.com and buy new, but old looking, radiators.
  45. Thread: Smoke removal

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    Is "somke eaters" a brand name? Fresh air in...

    Is "somke eaters" a brand name?

    Fresh air in to the building I'm sure is a must I know but I would like to limit the amount of conditioned air that needs to be exhausted if possible. I haven't...
  46. Thread: Smoke removal

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    I have some friends that atre opening a bar in an...

    I have some friends that atre opening a bar in an old building that used to have a bar in it. This bar always had a very bad smoke problem. Does anyone know of any good products for smoke filtration?
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    If you can afford it replace the entire unit, if...

    If you can afford it replace the entire unit, if it's a split system replace the evap. coil as well. It will cost more but you will have a new more efficient unit with a warranty.
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    When we find a bad furnace we turn off the power,...

    When we find a bad furnace we turn off the power, turn off the gas, disconert the gas line and cap it. That way they can't turn it back on easily.
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    Quote "As far as other items in the area, they...

    Quote
    "As far as other items in the area, they are not in the scope of the permit, therefore not subject to inspection."

    We have had inspectors come in to look at a furnace install and saw that...
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    York makes a 2 stage 92% furnace with a...

    York makes a 2 stage 92% furnace with a 40,000\26,000 input
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