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  1. If I go to Delaware to buy something and bring it...

    If I go to Delaware to buy something and bring it into Maryland (either myself or have it shipped) I pay no sales tax... and it's completely legal. Explain how this is different than buying...
  2. As a whole, I am against the internet sales tax. ...

    As a whole, I am against the internet sales tax. I think we pay enough in taxes already. The argument that brick and mortar stores suffer does not take into account the fact that you don't have to...
  3. If the existing system is not currently in need...

    If the existing system is not currently in need of replacement then one option would be to add a system for the second floor now and to replace the first floor unit when you can afford to in the near...
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    A hot water line to a humidifier is an entirely...

    A hot water line to a humidifier is an entirely different subject than one to an ice machine. With the humidifier the water now requires less BTUs to evaporate off the pad. With an ice machine the...
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    I swear inducer motors lull DIYers into a false...

    I swear inducer motors lull DIYers into a false sense of security as to what is possible in venting a furnace.
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    Thank your son for his service for me Dice. ...

    Thank your son for his service for me Dice.

    BTW, was your son the impetus for a recent episode of Harry's Law wherein a soldier was rewarded (technically in the episode he wasn't rewarded it yet...
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    Definitely hasn't had a filter for a while. It...

    Definitely hasn't had a filter for a while. It also looks like it was sucking in lint from a dryer... not saying it was but looks like it.
  8. The short answer is yes, it would be better to...

    The short answer is yes, it would be better to not ever run the auxiliary heat if you don't need to in order to maintain temp. The two Pro's above me gave you a more detailed explanation as to why...
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    Damn, you posted that 3 minutes before me but...

    Damn, you posted that 3 minutes before me but it's basically the same thing I posted. :gah::grin2:
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    1) If I recall correctly, the default setting on...

    1) If I recall correctly, the default setting on a Honeywell Pro stat is 3 CPH for the compressor and 9 CPH for the electric heat. The backup heat does run simultaneously but only when the HP...
  11. If I'm reading this right the cable was...

    If I'm reading this right the cable was disconnected but not removed. Therefore I am wondering why it wouldn't be a simple matter of having the electrician hook it back up within the junction box. ...
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    A similar solution to skippedover: Use some 3/4"...

    A similar solution to skippedover:
    Use some 3/4" (or even better 1" PVC) to discharge the condensate pump into. Specifically have the vinyl discharge into a vertical 24" (this length isn't...
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    Whether the current system is sort of new or not...

    Whether the current system is sort of new or not they should be doing a proper Manual J in my opinion. How do they know whomever put in the previous system sized it properly according to a Manual J?...
  14. Thread: i'm 98%

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    Had the question said "Think of a colored tool" my answer would have been different but it said a color and a tool so I came up with green linemans... but I was picturing blue linemans in my head.
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    Regardless of whether you believe hot water...

    Regardless of whether you believe hot water freezes first or room temp water, the fact remains that there was no logical reason to hook up the hot water to the ice maker. They apparently told him...
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    :ditto:

    :ditto:
  17. From the link: "On the morning of the accident,...

    From the link:
    "On the morning of the accident, Stratton had dropped off her children at her sister's house when she was involved in a collision with a deer, which left her vehicle disabled on the...
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    :ditto::payattention: And has already been...

    :ditto::payattention:

    And has already been pointed out jump O to R as there is no need to have the reversing valve switch between cycles.
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    I'm not sure if you mentioned this as a good...

    I'm not sure if you mentioned this as a good dirty job for Mike Rowe or if you realized he actually did an episode on this (or a similar) style toilet. If I remember correctly he did the episode in...
  20. It sounds very similar to a system used by the...

    It sounds very similar to a system used by the retailer where my wife works. She receives a certain number of vacation days each year based on time with the company... currently something like 3...
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    Unfortunately, there is no way of knowing how...

    Unfortunately, there is no way of knowing how long the indoor unit will last... it really is a crap shoot... and the same could be said about the rest of the outdoor unit.

    You say it has a gas...
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    IMO, it depends on your budget and luck. Since...

    IMO, it depends on your budget and luck. Since the compressor was out of warranty I assume the air handler is as well. While it is somewhat unlikely that the air handler would have a major failure...
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    Can you upload a pic of your indoor unit? I'm...

    Can you upload a pic of your indoor unit? I'm trying to picture the furnace and heat strip setup. Did they just add a heat strip in the duct? This is why a pic would help.

    Based on your...
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    I've re-read your post and realized you said you...

    I've re-read your post and realized you said you have a furnace AND a heat pump with electric heat. How is the system setup? I was thinking more of a typical dual fuel setup with the furnace...
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    I assume you can use the flex once it's outside...

    I assume you can use the flex once it's outside the cabinet right? So $ just to run hard pipe out of the cabinet? And just before Christmas? :censored:
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