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    Your like an artist. Keep posting pics of your...

    Your like an artist. Keep posting pics of your work please. What kind of tubing bender do you use?
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    I tried using this tool again. I had success with...

    I tried using this tool again. I had success with it. I apologize to diversatech for such a quick judgement on only one try. A/C is coming up for us guys in the north. I will use it on a few more and...
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    Btuexpert, the system performance and air...

    Btuexpert, the system performance and air balancing class tought me how to identify systems performance. Still need to perform a load calc to size the system correctly. The class focussed alot on...
  4. I hope Tebo does well. I thought he made Denver...

    I hope Tebo does well. I thought he made Denver better. I'm glad he is getting another chance. He deserves it. I thought it was BS the way he was treated by Denver. He's a good leader and role model.
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    I took the co/combustion class, and the...

    I took the co/combustion class, and the residential air balancing/system performance. Excellent classes. I will be taking the retro fit class this call. If you have the time and the money it's well...
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    "WoW" first day on the job "wOw" day2:)

    "WoW" first day on the job "wOw" day2:)
  7. Wow! You guys are ruff. My r22's are 14 years old...

    Wow! You guys are ruff. My r22's are 14 years old original hoses. My 410's are 8 years old original hoses. Yellow jacket analog. All I do is residential, maybe that's why (not dropping them off...
  8. I agree with Doug. I've replaced many of these...

    I agree with Doug. I've replaced many of these heat exchangers. Had parts fail after replacing heat exchangers. Rare though. I'd ask for a second opinion of a senior tech. Probably pinched hose...
  9. I'm just messing with you guys. Not trying to...

    I'm just messing with you guys. Not trying to start a fight. I grew up in the 70's and 80's. Still riding the debt bubble. Times have changed for the worst in my opinion. Hope I didn't ruffle and...
  10. The same as when you sign a 18 year old up on...

    The same as when you sign a 18 year old up on their first credit card...the sky is the limit. Lol
  11. Glad you guys had fun on our dime. Lol. 18...

    Glad you guys had fun on our dime. Lol. 18 trillion dollars later.
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    Just bought this thing yesterday. Its ok. Not...

    Just bought this thing yesterday. Its ok. Not accurate, but I wasn't expecting flow hood results. Just something to wave around and look important. I was kinda shocked at how much of a difference on...
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    Nitrogen purge tool

    I bought a diversitech purge tool. It looked way cooler in the box than it worked. The pressure is way too high. I don't recommend it. I don't remember the model number, but it's new at the supply...
  14. Call the carrier guy that installed it. That...

    Call the carrier guy that installed it. That furnace has some pressure switch problems that I am sure he is aware of and can fix it for you.
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    The company I work for calls it a trip charge....

    The company I work for calls it a trip charge. They switched from service call fee to trip charge 3 years ago because customers thought service call fee ment you diagnosed it for that.
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    My money is on misaligned burners.

    My money is on misaligned burners.
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    I don't like the color of paint on the walls,...

    I don't like the color of paint on the walls, other than that...beautiful!!!
  18. I've used my leatherman wave everyday for the...

    I've used my leatherman wave everyday for the past 9 years. If it breaks, I'll definitely be buying another one.
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    I've never seen the primary cracked, but I have...

    I've never seen the primary cracked, but I have seen a lot sooted. Carrier/Bryant warranty the primary with the secondary. Our company's policy is to replace both. Its not really that much more work.
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    I work for a carrier FAD company. I've replaced a...

    I work for a carrier FAD company. I've replaced a ton of these heat exchangers. I always replace primary, secondary, inlet plate, outlet plate, and coupling box kit. I always replace burners if L.P....
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    Thanks for the help. I kinda thought that was...

    Thanks for the help. I kinda thought that was gonna be the answer. I don't have a computer. Maybe in a few years we will be able to post pics from our phones...then I can show off my work on the"...
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    attaching pictures

    I know how everybody loves pics with a post...can I attach pictures from phone? Can't figure it out.
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    Looks nice and clean. Great job.

    Looks nice and clean. Great job.
  24. Generation X will get old too. They wont want to...

    Generation X will get old too. They wont want to be left cold in the winter, or hot in the summer. Generation X will have to go through the pains of high repair bills due to lack of maintenance. The...
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    I just scrapped out a 3 ton condenser coil, 3 ton...

    I just scrapped out a 3 ton condenser coil, 3 ton evap coil, and a 5 ton evap coil last weekend. Total wieght for all was 50 lbs at $1.25 per lbs. Sorry i didnt answer your question exactly.
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    I was thinking the same thing. Probrobly what...

    I was thinking the same thing. Probrobly what killed the goodmans so early.
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    Don't know if it ever really was. Right now in...

    Don't know if it ever really was. Right now in this economy, a job union or not is the best way to go.
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    Snap some pics and let us see what you got.

    Snap some pics and let us see what you got.
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    What is the distance between condensers? Just...

    What is the distance between condensers? Just wondering if proper manufacturers clearances between units.
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    nice job. :grin2:

    nice job. :grin2:
  31. I would replace the line set.

    I would replace the line set.
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    14 seer 5 ton.

    14 seer 5 ton.
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    Dont let your age hinder you. Your at the perfect...

    Dont let your age hinder you. Your at the perfect age in my opinion. I started in this field at age 36, 6 years later-still loving it. The heat is almost here, (with your good attitude) someone will...
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    The Carrier furnace is a two stage furnace. Not...

    The Carrier furnace is a two stage furnace. Not modulating.
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    I cant answer your coil question. Dont know. ...

    I cant answer your coil question. Dont know.

    Ask your Carrier dealer about the secondary heat exchanger warranty. I'm sure they have already checked the secondary to see if it has failed. If its...
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    Is your contractor a "Carrier Factory Authorized...

    Is your contractor a "Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer"??? They will be able to best match your equipment for you. They should perform a "manual J" load calculation and possible "manual D" for...
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    Is the model # for your heat pump correct? I...

    Is the model # for your heat pump correct? I recommend the Aprilaire spaceguard-higher merv. tighter fit. I like the by-pass humidifier (Carrier or Aprilaire, same thing). Aprilaire recommends hot...
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    I dont use gloves. I havent seen anyone I work...

    I dont use gloves. I havent seen anyone I work with ever use gloves. I was taught never to force or fight with the metal. Get use to getting cut.:grin2:
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    If you love it, go for it. I worked 19 years at a...

    If you love it, go for it. I worked 19 years at a desk job setting behind a computer (automotive industry) that I hated. They laid me off 5.5 years ago (age 36), made the jump to HVAC residential....
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    The Infinity control is worth the upgrade. With...

    The Infinity control is worth the upgrade. With your 2-stage heat pumps, you will beable to control the humidity better in the summer. That feature alone to me is worth it. I installed a Infinity...
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    Nice job, looks great. Where's the 30" tall trap...

    Nice job, looks great. Where's the 30" tall trap for the suction line??? Just kidding, we dont install those either (looks dumb).

    I installed a Carrier 2 stage yesterday. the guy that did the...
  42. Thread: Payne?

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    I agree with you, brand does matter. I think the...

    I agree with you, brand does matter. I think the pro's giving advise on this web site want the customer to understand, "dont just by equipment on brand name and assume your getting a good...
  43. Thread: Roll out help

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    The combustion blower cant pull the flame into...

    The combustion blower cant pull the flame into the primary heat exchanger properly with plugged secondaries. The flame going into the primary heat exchanger will look weaker than normal. The flame...
  44. Thread: Carrier 58UVB

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    You have to adjust the dip switches on the...

    You have to adjust the dip switches on the furnace circuit board "continuious fan". This should only be performed by a pro.
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    Dont wait to see if you need one. Get it now. Its...

    Dont wait to see if you need one. Get it now. Its cheaper to install it with the new furnace, than haveing it installed later (I dont care who the contractor is). Go with your gut on this one.
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    I just had the Carrier class on the new veriable...

    I just had the Carrier class on the new veriable speed compressor today. The instructor mentioned somthing about this today. He said when it comes out of unoccupied, it will lock itself out (I think...
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    I dont know how much technical information we are...

    I dont know how much technical information we are allowed to give in "tech-to-tech". Bottom line, you need to find out where your 24v is dropping out. Is it energizing the gas valve (use your metter,...
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    Looks like alot of smoke-and-mirriors you snake...

    Looks like alot of smoke-and-mirriors you snake oil salesman.

    Just kiddin. Looks great. Nice job.
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    Sorry, I've been doing 5 furnace clean/checks a...

    Sorry, I've been doing 5 furnace clean/checks a day for 2 weeks now (this maddness wont end untill the end of January). Although, kinda nice problem to have.
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    At the company I work for the installers do the...

    At the company I work for the installers do the complete installation. Set gas pressures, low voltage wiring, static pressure testing, explain t-stat to the customer, combustion analysis, ect... If I...
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