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    I don't have any ideas. I had hoped maybe...

    I don't have any ideas. I had hoped maybe someone here would know something about it but no luck thus far. It is certainly an interesting item. Best of luck with it.
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    I have dealt with both the Amana and the new GE...

    I have dealt with both the Amana and the new GE Zoneline 6100. The 6100 has a lot of nice features, and quieter, but I have had 9 out of 43 brand new units fail on me in a large project I am working...
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    Just wanted to thank those that offered advice. ...

    Just wanted to thank those that offered advice. I cleaned the condenser coil, which I didn't think was too bad, and I got a lot of dirt out of it. I put in a new drier, sight glass, and expansion...
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    Thank you all for the advice and help. I checked...

    Thank you all for the advice and help. I checked the box for leaks, and did not find any, other than the fact they kept opening the door. I am pretty sure that nothing was isolated when I pulled...
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    Walk-In Freezer Help

    I have told the customer I am in over my head and they don't believe me. They have a Kolpak Freezer with 404A. Was not keeping temp. I found 2 leaks in the high pressure line where it goes into...
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    Williamson Dryer

    Does anyone know where I can get any information on an antique clothes dryer... Snow White Laundry Dryer - Model E - The Williamson Heater Company.
    One of my customers has two of them in his...
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    It is close to there. That actual address is now...

    It is close to there. That actual address is now a large church. I was thinking that the williamson plant was on Disney st and is now used by kirk and blum. I could be wrong about this. Most of...
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    Amber I am in the cincinnati area and would be...

    Amber
    I am in the cincinnati area and would be willing to take a look at it for you. You can contact me through my contact info. Let me know. Thank you
  9. Thread: UPG Codes

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    Thank you. I appreciate it greatly.

    Thank you. I appreciate it greatly.
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    UPG Codes

    Can someone please direct me to a spec sheet for the following units and give me the ages. The model number is DDHB-F048AA, there are two units serial # NEFM056872 and #NFFM070841. I am assuming they...
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    Unitary Products Group

    Can someone please direct me to a spec sheet for the following units and give me the ages. The model number is DDHB-F048AA, there are two units serial # NEFM056872 and #NFFM070841. I am assuming...
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    I shouldn't reply, but this is getting...

    I shouldn't reply, but this is getting ridiculous! The person with the chip on their shoulder is you. Why would they expect you to be able to wire your own thermostat if you cannot even read the...
  13. Thread: Rheem Model #

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    I am hoping not to own the property more than 3...

    I am hoping not to own the property more than 3 months, but I don't mind putting in a new system if it would help me sell it. It appears to be in very good condition, but I will have it checked when...
  14. Thread: Rheem Model #

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    This is such a great site. Not only have you...

    This is such a great site. Not only have you guys been very quick in responses, but you are also very helpful and honest. I really appreciate the opinions. It is very rare that a contractor...
  15. Thread: Rheem Model #

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    I thought about keeping it, but I am thinking...

    I thought about keeping it, but I am thinking that a new high efficient unit might help me with selling it. I bought the house to flip it.
  16. Thread: Rheem Model #

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    Thank you for such a quick response. I think I...

    Thank you for such a quick response. I think I will probably just have a new furnace put in as well. Thank you.
  17. Thread: Rheem Model #

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    I just bought a house that has a Rheem furnace in...

    I just bought a house that has a Rheem furnace in it. It looks to be in good shape but I would like to know the age of it. The model # is RGDG 10EAMER Serial # CY50302 F3194 7070. It says on the...
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    "I bought my wife a new Grand Marquis salesman...

    "I bought my wife a new Grand Marquis salesman very good friend said they use 5w-20. Now I live on the Texas coast where road temperatures are 150 degrees plus. Maybe I am old school but 5w20? I want...
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    There is not as much advantage with a synthetic...

    There is not as much advantage with a synthetic today as there was in the past due to the changing standards. Almost all API approved 5W- oils use some synthetic oil in their composition in order to...
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    I have had the good fortune to work with both...

    I have had the good fortune to work with both union and non-union contractors. The plant I worked for at the time bid out replacing our sprinkler system. The union company won the bid, they were...
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    I work as a research scientist and have degrees...

    I work as a research scientist and have degrees in physics and chemistry, and I agree that HVAC is not rocket science, but only rocket science is. I feel like I have a good understanding of...
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    This story serves a dual purpose; People...

    This story serves a dual purpose; People sometimes get what is deserved and HVAC is not for DIY!

    http://www.wcpo.com/news/2006/local/07/18/livewire.html
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    When I was growing up in northern michigan we had...

    When I was growing up in northern michigan we had one. We ran it most of the time on the wood, but if we left for vacation we could switch it to oil. I was not interested in HVAC at the time, so I...
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    I used to work full-time for a non-profit housing...

    I used to work full-time for a non-profit housing organization that had multiple York split systems. These systems were seriously abused and seemed to perform very well for us. Any of the problems...
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    As is preached on here all of the time, BRAND...

    As is preached on here all of the time, BRAND DOES NOT MATTER! I have personally had the experience of having York, Carrier, Goodman, and Trane systems in my homes. I have not had any trouble at...
  26. You guys never fail to amaze me! Your knowledge...

    You guys never fail to amaze me! Your knowledge is incredible. I would have never guessed that that additional screen would have caused enough restriction to increase the pressure. It is too bad...
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    I think buying the unit of the internet is a...

    I think buying the unit of the internet is a little like playing Russian Roulette with your HVAC system. You may get fully functional equipment from the internet and I am sure there will always be...
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    Sorry cg2, but Gold Star is better IMO! Don't...

    Sorry cg2, but Gold Star is better IMO! Don't forget about Empress Chili, Dixie Chili, US Chili, and of course Camp Washington Chili. They are all great in my opinion! The canned and frozen...
  29. Thread: The Wiggles

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    I agree mtnwrench ! My 5yr old girl loved them...

    I agree mtnwrench ! My 5yr old girl loved them and then just when she got tired of them, my 2yr old girl started to love them. I can't seem to get rid of them. Plus with all of the DVDs and VCR...
  30. Thread: ladder rack?

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    I have the one pictured on my 2004 F250. I like...

    I have the one pictured on my 2004 F250. I like it. It is very sturdy, and easily removable. If you have a toolbox you will need to make some adjustments or buy their toolbox mounting kit. I...
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    Tom R - I work for the Industrial Fluids Division...

    Tom R - I work for the Industrial Fluids Division of Milacron. The robotics and machine tools division have been sold off. The only parts that remain are the fluids division and the division that...
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    Tom R - I think Matt is right that it was Red...

    Tom R - I think Matt is right that it was Red River Cattle Company. It is no longer around now. I think it is called Cold Springs RoadHouse now. I also asked some guys here where I work,at...
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    As the others have said - strictly low end...

    As the others have said - strictly low end homeowner tools, except the worm drive. Take one of their corded drills, put a 1/4" masonry bit in it, and see how long it takes to burn it up. If I...
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    I have had the Model 26, which extends to 23' for...

    I have had the Model 26, which extends to 23' for a couple of years with no problems. It is very versatile. I don't think I would want to carry it around to use as a 6' or 8' stepladder, but it...
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    It is not that big of a church. It is currently...

    It is not that big of a church. It is currently cooled and heated by a 5-Ton Trane unit. This is just for the sanctuary. The basement has no cooling and has its own Trane high efficient furnace. ...
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    Thank you jrbenny. I have updated my profile.

    Thank you jrbenny. I have updated my profile.
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    More of a Methodist type heat load, no...

    More of a Methodist type heat load, no stand-sit-kneel, and definitely not pentecostal heat load, not that there is anything wrong with those. The previous congregation had a pentecostal heat load...
  38. Thread: Darn Cat

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    I made the same mistake as ralph and gave my dog...

    I made the same mistake as ralph and gave my dog some alcohol. Now she comes running to the kitchen whenever she hears me get ice, because she knows I only get ice for my scotch or bourbon. She...
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    Thank you for your suggestions. I will repost...

    Thank you for your suggestions. I will repost with a different title.
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    Need help finding Northern KY commercial contractor

    The church I attend needs the existing HVAC system redone. I am suggesting that they change from LP gas to an electric heatpump and thus be able to eliminate the LP tank. I am trying to find a good...
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    jacquelyn - I just looked at the MSDS sheets for...

    jacquelyn - I just looked at the MSDS sheets for a couple of the mastics available through Johnstone's and there is nothing in them to be terribly concerned about. I say this as a research chemist,...
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    I was on my way to church with my two little...

    I was on my way to church with my two little girls on Father's Day this year and was pulled over. I was going 53 mph in a 45 mph zone. I told the officer I was no my way to church with my girls, he...
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    I have an Ideal 61-702 clamp meter that I like a...

    I have an Ideal 61-702 clamp meter that I like a lot. The only downside is that it does not do temperature readings. I carry it in the same bag as my Fluke 189, and my Fluke is the one being sent...
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    Absolutely...There are no absolutes! ... Just...

    Absolutely...There are no absolutes! ... Just kidding, I do not absolutely believe there are no absolutes. Death seems most probable, but I believe the Bible mentions Elisha or Elijah transcending...
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    I agree with scrogdog. Science cannot prove...

    I agree with scrogdog. Science cannot prove anything, it can only disprove something. The quote that scrogdog provides is correct. This is the basis for the scientific method. As a professional...
  46. Thread: Grizzly tools

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    I have purchased and used quite a few tool sfrom...

    I have purchased and used quite a few tool sfrom Grizzly. Some are good, some are not. I have had good success with their 48" Box and Pan brake, their metal bandsaw, and their electric shears. ...
  47. Thread: Anti Virus

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    I use Zone Alarm Pro. It provides anti-virus,...

    I use Zone Alarm Pro. It provides anti-virus, spam protection, and firewall security. I have not had any problems security since, no matter how hard my wife tries to infect my computer.
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    I usually stay out of the politics, but, this is...

    I usually stay out of the politics, but, this is getting ridiculous. As was stated by many intelligent people before, mother nature caused the havoc in N.O., not President Bush. But since you want...
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    Congratulations. There is something about having...

    Congratulations. There is something about having Daddy's girls. I have a 4 1/2 year old daughter and a 1 year old daughter. They are the greatest thing in the world to me. It is amazing how those...
  50. Thread: Judge Judy

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    mattm - I used to live in Over-the-Rhine until I...

    mattm - I used to live in Over-the-Rhine until I got married. For some reason my wife's parents did not want her to live there, so we moved to Westwood. We stayed there until I got fed up with the...
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