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    no. what the rep had was apparently the...

    no. what the rep had was apparently the mastercool swedger kit. i took it that it was yellow jacket manufactured. didn't see the price offered but it doesn't need the clamp to make the swedge. just...
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    running lineset up a side of a house in soft...

    running lineset up a side of a house in soft copper. alot of fittings in an attic and go back to put insulation on the piping/tubing. i can see running hard copper in a basement but that would take...
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    not measuring pressure, it's measuring vacum....

    not measuring pressure, it's measuring vacum. more precise than inchs of mercury. if you are at 500 microns you should have the nonconodensables out of the system already. the next question should be...
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    the tubing swedger that the rep had went up to 1...

    the tubing swedger that the rep had went up to 1 1/8". i don't know if it was from yellow jacket but he was selling them. real nice unit. doesn't clamp to the tubing just stick the end in the tubing...
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    the local yellow jacket rep also had a tubing...

    the local yellow jacket rep also had a tubing swedger that looks pretty good. i only use elbows if i have to. the tubing bender is your friend.:D
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    are you ready to spend the $$ on a 95% propane...

    are you ready to spend the $$ on a 95% propane furnace compared to an 80% furnace? unless you upgrade to the most efficient furnace its not going to save enough to make a difference. even if you...
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    how long have you been in the trade? who have you...

    how long have you been in the trade? who have you applied to? are you working for a trade company now? there are few companies in hag that have install crews. most companies have people that pull...
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    have you looked in the local paper for any jobs?...

    have you looked in the local paper for any jobs? i know that there were a couple jobs for hva/c techs there recently. did not any of them look appealing? most were local to hagerstown.
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    probably the best thing you can do is call a...

    probably the best thing you can do is call a local competent mechanic and ask the the same questions you asked here. its hard to answer without going over diy rules. about the only thing i can say is...
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    had one of those a couple of years ago. unit was...

    had one of those a couple of years ago. unit was only 2 or 3 years old. wanted it fixed under warranty. i told her it was her 4 little dogs doing the damage. she didn't believe me that her precious...
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    you do need the bypass. irregardless of what else...

    you do need the bypass. irregardless of what else happens to the system and it has to work properly. once the bypass is installed the a/c system is going to need a txv to take advantage of the low...
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    looks fishy. if you look at his feedback this...

    looks fishy. if you look at his feedback this person has only been mostly selling go kart parts.
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    had about 30' lift on a 3 ton a/c replacement....

    had about 30' lift on a 3 ton a/c replacement. called the manufacture tech suppert. told me to fax him a rough sketch of the install. faxed me back the install requirements for some generic installs....
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    you are corrct. i'm wrong. still better than...

    you are corrct. i'm wrong. still better than any of thie other products though.
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    is the control sensing the output of the heat...

    is the control sensing the output of the heat exchanger? who make it? im interested on how it works. it should short cycle the burner if it is controling the air through the furnace, keeping a...
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    i could be wrong, but , if you look at thermo...

    i could be wrong, but , if you look at thermo prides propaganda( literature ) it shows the afue of the 2 stage is 87.3 % on low fire and 86.4 on high fire. if you look at the other products in...
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    thermo pride oh-6 has variable speed. ...

    thermo pride oh-6 has variable speed. www.thermopride.com i think 2 stage will save you some money on your fuel bill. in a hot air applicatioin you only use what you need as it is slow to heat....
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    that answer about only needing 30,000 btu and how...

    that answer about only needing 30,000 btu and how long the furnace runs doesn't sit too well with me. we stage every form of heat we have now. from electric to gas and even our cooling has stages and...
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    thermo pride is the only mfg utilizing the 2...

    thermo pride is the only mfg utilizing the 2 stage oil burner. it will save you some oil but not sure how much with its 30% let off between the stages. it is an interesting burner. i would like to...
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    what are some of the other companies in your area...

    what are some of the other companies in your area offering? how do they manage the oncall/overtime issue? sometimes it helps to open the eyes that you've looked at other places before you begin...
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    it is better to check your sh/sc depending on the...

    it is better to check your sh/sc depending on the system you have. the sight glass should be for checking for moisture only.
  22. i have a chevy with a superior body. walk in type...

    i have a chevy with a superior body. walk in type van. it's nice but it doesn't have enough storage. i don't like the out side doors. pain in the axx. i'm trying to talk to the company in getting a...
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    looks like we are almost on the same page on this...

    looks like we are almost on the same page on this one.
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    how well does the hwbb heat your house? are you...

    how well does the hwbb heat your house? are you lacking enough heat in some rooms? are you comfortable in the coldest days of winter? to me you already have the best form of heat in your home. imho...
  25. this is taken from www.rehau.com from an...

    this is taken from www.rehau.com from an installation download.

    Insulation
    In an RFH system that is installed above a heated space, it is
    recommended to insulate the joist cavity below. This...
  26. if you can't staple to the floor , how do you...

    if you can't staple to the floor , how do you attatch so that its not hanging out in space? yes, you may have nail hits, but you should also be aware of where walls are located above you and try to...
  27. you do need reflective type of insulation. even...

    you do need reflective type of insulation. even on floor between conditioned space.where will the heat go? some will go up but some will move down because of radiation easier through air than wood...
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    looks good. :) that buderus is probably the...

    looks good. :) that buderus is probably the quietest burner/furnace going. i can't wait to clean the one we installed. mineral oil. crazy world.
  29. had a class monday and the instructor asked the...

    had a class monday and the instructor asked the turbo torch guys how long it took the to braze up the ref lines to the service valve? asked them if they wrap the valves with rags? told them the...
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    i mat be wrong but its gonna be up to the...

    i mat be wrong but its gonna be up to the homeowner what is the most comfortable for them. if they have a house that is built properly it may not need the aux heat till its below 35. some people may...
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    we have the electro truck. moved only 1 water...

    we have the electro truck. moved only 1 water heater of any size and it wasn't bad. kind of hard to manuver for me though. but was definently worth having it. we use it mostly for boilers in/out....
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    i have a yellow jacket accu probe. this is the...

    i have a yellow jacket accu probe. this is the first detector i've used that could actually pinpoint the leak. i have a uei detector but it will only detect the prescence of regrigerant. the yellow...
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    maybe i'm looking at this from a skewed position....

    maybe i'm looking at this from a skewed position. i work for an local fuel company and do primarily residential work. i do light commercial a/c and ref. but mainly residential. thats why i feel non...
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    i won't be union.period. i a friend...

    i won't be union.period.
    i a friend that works union on plumbing trade work and i don't want what he works. he works sometimes hours away from home and can't be home every nite. sure he...
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    i would stay with oil. you have the option to...

    i would stay with oil. you have the option to shop around for the best price per gallon and with 1000 gal capacity you should get a volume discount when you get a fill up past 500 gallons or where...
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    the only question i have about using mapp gas is...

    the only question i have about using mapp gas is why do you want to spend the extra for mapp gas and for the special regulator? not everybody has mapp gas incase you run out. just stick with your...
  37. Thread: nut drivers

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    there only a couple i use. 1/4 and 5/16 are the...

    there only a couple i use. 1/4 and 5/16 are the most used for me. but i have 3/8 for on beckett burner electrode hold down and i use the 7/16 for the rudd clean out when i use to clean furnaces alot....
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    the only con to the 700 is you have to have to...

    the only con to the 700 is you have to have to drain the extra water into a drain of some sort. if you tie it into your a/c condensate pump and it pumps outside it may freeze up during the winter....
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    how long ago did you recieve your tru steam? been...

    how long ago did you recieve your tru steam? been waiting to see one for a couple months. have a couple customers interested in having it installed but cannot get any confirmation as to when it will...
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    don't overlook the buderus boilers. top quality...

    don't overlook the buderus boilers. top quality boiler and packaged with the logomatic control its very economical to run. definently not cheap,cheap,cheap.:D
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    looks more like marketing them to the home owner....

    looks more like marketing them to the home owner. they find the approved installer in your area and after the install of the equipment, send in and get the rebate from weil-mclain. if you click on it...
  42. hopefully everybody is talking about brazing as...

    hopefully everybody is talking about brazing as oxy-acetelyne vs air-acetelyne. my supervisor taught at the local abc school and did a demonstration on the difference and with and without nitrogen....
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