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  1. Makes my belly hurt laughing

    Makes my belly hurt laughing
  2. Such a fact does not exist. Do a search for...

    Such a fact does not exist.

    Do a search for "furnace fan control" and an answer might be found. (along with a thermostat that has a fan "auto" and "on" switch)
  3. Can't give step by step diy instructions in this...

    Can't give step by step diy instructions in this open forum. "DANGER... WILL ROBINSON!"

    Apply for Pro Membership and a wealth of knowledge awaits. There are many seasoned and well trained...
  4. T-stat controls blower in cooling mode. In...

    T-stat controls blower in cooling mode. In conventional heating mode (non heat pump) the blower is controlled by the furnace.

    Thermostat has no reason to energise the condenser without the...
  5. Sure. I don't have anything negative to say...

    Sure.

    I don't have anything negative to say about the others. I just liked what I read about how it works.

    BTW: I'm diggin your username.... I'm a long time fan of the band KISS. Made me think...
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    So your head pressure is 50 to 60? That's only 16...

    So your head pressure is 50 to 60? That's only 16 to 22 degrees at saturation! I don't know what... but something else is going on here.
  7. Conventional wisdom is to not flush the coils...

    Conventional wisdom is to not flush the coils with chemicals. It's highly likely that some of the flush will remain in the nooks and crannies... flush the lines sets only. Use only nitrogen to blow...
  8. Thread: Wiring Fail

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    The black leg of the left breaker is only fed by...

    The black leg of the left breaker is only fed by TWO strands!

    Wonder how long it took to trip?
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    Your discovery was a blatant mis-diagnosis, but...

    Your discovery was a blatant mis-diagnosis, but the contest was actually over 10-12-14 :(
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    Shellkamp, I really appreciate you finding this....

    Shellkamp, I really appreciate you finding this. I'll make the necessary corrections.
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    Thanks, I limited the line sizes to cover just...

    Thanks, I limited the line sizes to cover just what is available as prefab "line set". I wanted to keep the calculator as simple as possible.

    For Larger tonnages the manufacturer will usually do...
  12. I just checked Rheemote.net and found that it...

    I just checked Rheemote.net and found that it has been permanently disabled.:gah:

    Oh well, there's more than one way to skin a cat... or get info.

    I'll bet RunDawg can get expanded ratings
  13. Ah... yes. (I need to get my money back from that...

    Ah... yes. (I need to get my money back from that Speed Reading course i took)

    Alright then, for a the right price, I will specify the nominal tonnage, a matching A-coil and the CFM setting :)
    ...
  14. You will find 75 -80 degree indoor air to be very...

    You will find 75 -80 degree indoor air to be very comfortable if it's dry in the summer, and 68 or less if it's humid in the winter.

    Great to know a blower door test was done. It appears that you...
  15. Thread: Bad judgment

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    You're not alone... I consider it "continuing...

    You're not alone... I consider it "continuing education" (although the state contractors board does not) :(
    Even the school of "Hard Knocks" charges tuition.
  16. X2 on this. Precise HVAC engineering starts...

    X2 on this.

    Precise HVAC engineering starts with the Manual J. It gives you your sensible and latent loads. The Manuals S allows you to match your home to the most appropriate equipment.
    ...
  17. Thread: Vacuum pumps

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    I can't speak for kdean1, but he may agree that...

    I can't speak for kdean1, but he may agree that if you mainly do service, you tend to evacuate a lot of "moist" systems. Water + refrigerant = acid, so it's not good for your pump to have acidic oil...
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    Yes, you're right. There wasn't much summer left....

    Yes, you're right. There wasn't much summer left. It was only recently that I conceived of adjusting the ranges of normal operation for abnormal conditions. Abnormal conditions are what we service...
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    Well, no diagnosis errors were found but...

    Well, no diagnosis errors were found but improvements were made thanks to Grayed and ACFIXR. The prize is split between them.

    Thanks to everyone who participated.
  20. Try to anticipate what your mechanic will need...

    Try to anticipate what your mechanic will need next.
    If you find that you have nothing to for a while, familiarize yourself where things are in the truck\van.
    Study tool and part catalogs to...
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    Gary, not at all, we both had a good idea at the...

    Gary, not at all, we both had a good idea at the same time. I was inspired by the Honeywell Service Assistant, which used a Palm device for troubleshooting. I think you should continue, improvements...
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    JTrammel, Itís funny you mention that. I have...

    JTrammel, Itís funny you mention that. I have been looking into what it would take to learn actual programming, and it looks to be just as hard as learning electricity, air and refrigeration.

    Kids...
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    Good, I will make the change soon.

    Good, I will make the change soon.
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    ACfixr and Beenthere, I have the vapor line >...

    ACfixr and Beenthere,

    I have the vapor line > ID dry bulb situation as an error and it halts the diagnosis. My assessment was that if this occurred, it was likely due to errors in measurements or...
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    I meant 2' net riser (not total). 1-1/8 is OK for...

    I meant 2' net riser (not total). 1-1/8 is OK for horizontal sections of heat pumps and down flow sections of air conditioners.

    If you changed the vertical sections from 1-1/8" to 7/8", you'd have...
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