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    Not a doublewide. Got about 6 supply vents down...

    Not a doublewide. Got about 6 supply vents down the middle of the trailer and that's it. I sure appreciate all the help......granny is gonna be real busy making cookies for all you guys :)
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    Man, that's for sure. I just got back from a...

    Man, that's for sure. I just got back from a trip to Ohio and it cost me about $250 round trip.
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    AHA.....that thought came to me too. If I'm...

    AHA.....that thought came to me too. If I'm lacking in airflow, shouldn't it be frosting up? I've got some work to do on this thing.
    The next biggest problem is that it's 75 miles away. I can...
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    Thanks pacnw, that's what I was talking about,...

    Thanks pacnw, that's what I was talking about, the filter on the door. At least that's what I remembered anyway. It is not electric, its LP gas and yes, it's a downflow furnace (miller). I never...
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    I sure hope there's not a good chance the heat...

    I sure hope there's not a good chance the heat exchanger is cracked....but yeah, would be a lot easier to get at the coil.
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    If you ever take a ride up north, shoot me an...

    If you ever take a ride up north, shoot me an email. I've got a rack that holds 3 #30 jugs. Just sittin' in my garage, waiting for someone to come along and buy it. Mounts to the floor of a truck...
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    great...........that should be fun to get at. ...

    great...........that should be fun to get at. I'll have to find a way to put a filter on there after I get the coil cleaned. Didn't they used to put a filter on the front panel? That black foam...
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    The airflow is one of the things I was concerned...

    The airflow is one of the things I was concerned with. There is no filter on this furnace. There is no return air ducting, it just returns to the furnace (it's a mobile home). I don't have an...
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    just don't seem right

    Brand new 2ton unit replaced old 2ton unit. Mobile home furnace (miller) and existing evap and lineset. Swap out the unit, evac, and charge. Suction is 65, head is about 195, OA temp is about 75. ...
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    This is the same way I do it and while the...

    This is the same way I do it and while the machine is running through the cleaning cycles, I clean the condenser and if possible I clean out the bin drain, wipe down the machine, move any boxes or...
  11. I can certainly believe that......I haven't seen...

    I can certainly believe that......I haven't seen it cuz I haven't done any work in bakeries but it makes sense. I just have a hard time believing the handwashing thing causing it.
  12. I've seen the pink slime many times and it was...

    I've seen the pink slime many times and it was never in a bakery. Maybe bakeries have issues with yeast and crap growing in their machines but all the ones I've seen were in convience stores, and...
  13. Sorry but I'm not buying into the yeast theory. ...

    Sorry but I'm not buying into the yeast theory. It's in the water supply.
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    Plant some money trees..................my kids...

    Plant some money trees..................my kids think they grow anywhere.
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    Started HVAC school at 25 using the G.I. Bill. ...

    Started HVAC school at 25 using the G.I. Bill. Did residential and light commercial mostly. Got out of field work at 53 yr old to take a management job. Still do some work for friends and close...
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    29 years to go............unless I get hit by a...

    29 years to go............unless I get hit by a truck. I better take social security at 62...
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    :worthless:
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    not to be anal or anything but it's 'smoke on the...

    not to be anal or anything but it's 'smoke on the water'. The song that inspired many a guitarists. To the OP, there is a poster somebody puts out that has a bunch of chords on it. There are...
  19. Never had to call the cops but I thought I might...

    Never had to call the cops but I thought I might have to call an ambulance if their big german shepard got to me. Of course they said "he's friendly, he doesn't bite" yea, right.......
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    gotta be online somewhere............

    gotta be online somewhere............
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    I was thinking the same thing about the...

    I was thinking the same thing about the compressor. Low amp draw, maybe lost charge.....it may be repairable. Sounds like trouble finding someone to work on it tho. Unless you're in a hurry, I'd...
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    As I recall on these things, you won't find a low...

    As I recall on these things, you won't find a low or a high pressure control. All they have is a thermostat. Internal overload on the compressor is about it. I agree that we still should know the...
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    Close family/close friends= no labor, parts w/no...

    Close family/close friends= no labor, parts w/no markup. Extended family/not so close friends= little or no labor, small markup on parts. Little old lady with a plate of cookies and no money = no...
  24. I never even saw his finger on the trigger....

    I never even saw his finger on the trigger....
  25. [QUOTE=Rcb2875;10605002]If the original and the...

    [QUOTE=Rcb2875;10605002]If the original and the new contactors wont energize I hardly would call that a definitive determination the compressor is bad.


    That's correct, however the homeowner did...
  26. just because the compressor runs does not mean it...

    just because the compressor runs does not mean it is good. If you don't trust the tech, get a second opinion. and btw........a compressor CAN be determined to be bad in less than 10 minutes.
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    Let me try to explain it this way......If you are...

    Let me try to explain it this way......If you are sitting in a car at a dead stop and want to drive to the next town that is 75 miles away, you can drive 55 miles an hour and take longer to get there...
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    On cooler days they stay in reverse........ ...

    On cooler days they stay in reverse........ Seems like it would be awful hard on the motor to change rotation once running. I think it has 12 fans and I've had to replace 3 in it's first 8 years of...
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    You probably won't be getting any answers...

    You probably won't be getting any answers here...............we can't talk prices, forum rules.
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    The condenser fans run both ways on one of the...

    The condenser fans run both ways on one of the chillers I work on. They start off one way then as the head pressure goes up, they reverse rotation. First time I worked on it I was like WTF....
  31. Thread: Gun porn

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    It's not a question of NEED, it's because he...

    It's not a question of NEED, it's because he wants to collect. Some people collect knives or baseball bats or rocks. I saw a beautiful collection of samurai swords. I never even thought to ask the...
  32. Thread: Gun porn

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    LOL...........I'm not telling anybody what I've...

    LOL...........I'm not telling anybody what I've got for guns......
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    This is good advice.....the only other thing I...

    This is good advice.....the only other thing I can think of would be to read the owners manual and see if there is anything else you can do prior to calling a tech
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    :LOL:

    :LOL:
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    Wolverines for me. I got my first pair about 20...

    Wolverines for me. I got my first pair about 20 years ago and have been wearing that brand ever since. They have been SUPER comfortable right out of the box. Over the years the style has changed...
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    Ya, soldering aluminum is easy if you've never...

    Ya, soldering aluminum is easy if you've never done it before......LOL
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    I would say, get the schooling. I have read on...

    I would say, get the schooling. I have read on here about some of the bad experiences people have had with schools and the only thing I can figure is that it really depends on the school you go to. ...
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    Sorry to hear that man.......that really sucks. ...

    Sorry to hear that man.......that really sucks. No wonder Michigan pays the highest auto insurance rates.....
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    fan could be controlled by head pressure. you...

    fan could be controlled by head pressure. you need to know what your high and low pressure is.
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    I know that's what I usually do when a stranger...

    I know that's what I usually do when a stranger comes into MY house! I want them to know who the boss is.....lol
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    Give Ceasar Milan a call (the dog...

    Give Ceasar Milan a call (the dog whisperer).........he can dehump him....lol
  42. Thread: New to the site

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    Welcome........is Brown's Point east or west WA.

    Welcome........is Brown's Point east or west WA.
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    check with Sid Harvey's. They used to have an...

    check with Sid Harvey's. They used to have an inexpensive digital capacitor tester. I didn't HAVE to have one......I just like gadgets:)
  44. Thread: clamp meters

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    My old Amprobe RS-3 has worked great for me for...

    My old Amprobe RS-3 has worked great for me for the last 20 years....for a multi-meter my UEI has worked great for about 5 years now.
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    That's the whole thing in a nutshell right...

    That's the whole thing in a nutshell right there..........if you're in a place that seldom rains, you can get away with not working that day. If you're in a part of the country that rains alot, you...
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    I know where you are coming from. My dad's...

    I know where you are coming from. My dad's garage was always a mess, never organized anything in the tool box. I couln't find a thing out there. Used to drive me nuts!! But let me tell you.....my...
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    If it would have happened when Bush was Prez, he...

    If it would have happened when Bush was Prez, he would have had as much to do with it as Obama does now......nothing. It's the guys on the ground that did all the work to find him and get him. Good...
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    somebody did.........back on the 22nd.

    somebody did.........back on the 22nd.
  49. Thread: PLEASE HELP

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    That was a comment from an earlier post that I...

    That was a comment from an earlier post that I see now wasn't from you. Sorry. 2old2rock said it hurt the industry.

    I have seen this from both sides. As the employee, I felt I was under payed...
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    Ya, I'm confused too (frequent happening). A...

    Ya, I'm confused too (frequent happening). A 3/4" pipe with a given pressure is going to have the same flow rate regardless of the furnace size, right?
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