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    Did you guys ever se the episode of Duck Dynasty...

    Did you guys ever se the episode of Duck Dynasty when they had Mountain Man work on the A/C at the shop. ???

    It's about like this video.
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    How about de-rating with smaller orifices ????

    How about de-rating with smaller orifices ????
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    better check with furnace manufacturer to see how...

    better check with furnace manufacturer to see how much cold air can be brought into unit without damaging heat exchanger. 0 degree air hitting a hot heat exchanger could cause cracking.
    Possibly...
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    This high heat has exposed many dirty condenser...

    This high heat has exposed many dirty condenser coils in my area. Units that can't keep up but once cleaned are running just great.
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    Gotta make hay while the sun shines.

    Gotta make hay while the sun shines.
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    I have used strap on aquastats, hooked up to the...

    I have used strap on aquastats, hooked up to the incoming boiler water pipe. Break the white wire, if thewater temp is above your set point, the call for heat goes to green for fan. If water temp...
  7. If they made a baseboard that would cool, then...

    If they made a baseboard that would cool, then all house flippers would use them.
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    I would be a rich man if i could get people to...

    I would be a rich man if i could get people to replace thier 10 year old systems. Thats just gettin broke in. But, here in michigan, our cooling system is not terribly long. I could maybe see a...
  9. How much heat gain does this place have that he...

    How much heat gain does this place have that he notices it not cooling for couple hours in middle of night.
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    Maybe start with the flex duct manufacturer??? ...

    Maybe start with the flex duct manufacturer??? They may have the info u r looking for.
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    I think what u were trying to ask was, for...

    I think what u were trying to ask was, for example if u had a pinhole in a solder joint and that hole was plugged with crud or wrapped with insulation or something, the hole could be plugged while...
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    But the thing I hear the most, is actually...

    But the thing I hear the most, is actually silence...... when I ask if the filter is clean.
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    When people call, then ask " what do you think is...

    When people call, then ask " what do you think is wrong with it" like I want to walk them through the operation sequence of the unit.
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    Mobile homes suck, I've seen 3 tons in 1000 sq ft...

    Mobile homes suck, I've seen 3 tons in 1000 sq ft doublewides run nonstop to keep up. That one had a west facing slider door that I think was made from a magnifying glass lol. Anyway, I have no...
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    I pretty sure Bryant/ Payne 40,000, 90% are 14"...

    I pretty sure Bryant/ Payne 40,000, 90% are 14" cabinet width. 12.5" Plenum width.
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    I considered the blower tripping out after time,...

    I considered the blower tripping out after time, but I see no evidence of coil freezing. And homeowner says still blowing good at registers.
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    The TXV systems I install give me a target...

    The TXV systems I install give me a target subcool temp on the label. I will check it when out today tho.
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    Suction line was cold & condensating at the...

    Suction line was cold & condensating at the service valve tho.
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    didnt check SH. Usually dont on TXV system.

    didnt check SH. Usually dont on TXV system.
  20. I think the carrier 100,00 has a 4 ton blower,...

    I think the carrier 100,00 has a 4 ton blower, unless ordered with a 5 ton. I have run into the same situation u r thinking with the right side of N coil being blocked off slightly.
    Took some time,...
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    need some help

    I have been working on a 2 ton trane system, installed in '01, 410a unit, and cant seem to get it right.
    I went out first call, found head press low, suction press low. added freon, couldnt get...
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    Sounds like a " lil Popper" with a voltage...

    Sounds like a " lil Popper" with a voltage readout.
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    Gotta make hay while the sun shines.

    Gotta make hay while the sun shines.
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    Around here, that would have to be engineered and...

    Around here, that would have to be engineered and stamped to even get a permit. With that occopancy load, you will need a lot of fresh air. Then the correct amount of heat/cooling to overcome the...
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    Good u got it going. Odd stat pwr is run thru...

    Good u got it going. Odd stat pwr is run thru limits. State powered thru furnace, no battery backup. ??
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    I always use separate gauges. Just the way I was...

    I always use separate gauges. Just the way I was taught I guess.
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    Sounds like airflow issue. That's where I would...

    Sounds like airflow issue. That's where I would start.
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    And we're paying for them to arm themselves...

    And we're paying for them to arm themselves against us!!!!!!! Food and ammo my friends.
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    Says 33 is limit circuit fault. And blower runs....

    Says 33 is limit circuit fault. And blower runs. I think u have an open limit somewhere, like the code said. Did u check all the limits and rollouts for continuity. ?? I think u may have replaced...
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    Noise seems pretty consistant, for the short time...

    Noise seems pretty consistant, for the short time I was there. The reason I think its gas pressure, is I heard a similar sound on a unit heater in the past, but that was converted to LP incorrectly....
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    I didn't do the start up, not sure if it was...

    I didn't do the start up, not sure if it was done. I will check water flow on high fire, as that's where it makes noise I think. So far I just heard it and looked it over quick to make sure it was...
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    I'm not familiar with that particular board, just...

    I'm not familiar with that particular board, just asking if the power did in fact get interrupted by the limit?? Its not normally the case, but wasn't sure on that 2 stage board. Its clearly...
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    3" PVC intake and exhaust, terminating into a...

    3" PVC intake and exhaust, terminating into a concentric. Approx. 3' vertical, 1 90 going to horiz. 10' straight out to concentric. Well within manufacturers specs.
    Unit has a variable speed...
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    modulating boiler vent howling

    I have a Knight mod. Boiler running a 5 zone floor heat system. Installed 2 years ago. Anyway, when the unit fires up it starts howling out the PVC vent pipe. Quite loud when standing outside. It...
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    Does the transformer power run thru the limit...

    Does the transformer power run thru the limit circuit before it gets to terminal strip?? If limit circuit fault (code 33) then u must have an open switch somewhere. That's where I would start...
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    Do any of you guys use " N" coils. Do they...

    Do any of you guys use " N" coils. Do they provide a lower static drop compared to A coils for a given size. ???
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    Filters. Clean drain trap. Check/clean blower...

    Filters. Clean drain trap. Check/clean blower wheel and evap coil.
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    Did u test the roll out switch? Being as unit...

    Did u test the roll out switch? Being as unit installed horizontal, was the RO switch on the bottom side of burner box? They trip more often when on upper side of box, for obvious reasons.
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    I rattled my head on a rafter, lost my balance...

    I rattled my head on a rafter, lost my balance and put a leg thru a ceiling once. Turned out it was plaster with wood lathe so the wood strips broke downward, wrecking a huge area, then my leg was...
  40. Thread: AC Tune Up

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    I have been on 3 calls last season that another...

    I have been on 3 calls last season that another company just walked to the unit, said it too old, need a new one. I wonder how many customers go for it on their word.
  41. Thread: AC Tune Up

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    Check and clean, if necessary, all components in...

    Check and clean, if necessary, all components in the system.
  42. Great reason to scrap it. Time for an upgrade.

    Great reason to scrap it. Time for an upgrade.
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    And when you are self employed, like me, you have...

    And when you are self employed, like me, you have to buy ALL your own tools, plus the truck they ride around in.
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