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    a remodel, after the house sold by the children...

    a remodel, after the house sold by the children of old couple. they moved some walls and as we cut a hole in the ceiling for a new return, three bags of OLD coins, most individually wrapped, fell out...
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    found 50 volts comming from power pole on neutral...

    found 50 volts comming from power pole on neutral once. power comp. said could be miles up the road. check to a grounded screw drive or piece of ridgid copper.
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    had a no cool on a slab house, attic system....

    had a no cool on a slab house, attic system. found "light switch" off and about 15 cigarett butts in the drain pan. It cost $90.00 to find out son is smoking.
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    that is the one short coming of the...

    that is the one short coming of the 9000.unfortunatly, you will have to use a traditional dual/fuel control and a simpler thermostat, if i'm not mistaken.
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    Got tired of repairing "government motors" and...

    Got tired of repairing "government motors" and heard of the issues with the others , so sprinter was the way to go for me. less turing radius and can stand up in them. strong desiel engine.
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    don,t rush it,

    but after 17 1/2 years with a black that would go from the ground to the cooler then the truck to duck hunt with me the season before passing because she had four vertibrae fusing together, i...
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    it doesn't matter who. it shows a complete lack...

    it doesn't matter who. it shows a complete lack of simple respect for a nice piece of furniture that belongs to the tax payers. politicians are self- centered. lying to any and all just to get...
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    the fine teeth reduces chance of flaking plaster....

    the fine teeth reduces chance of flaking plaster. have cut in 10- 15 holes with no patch work needed. many plaster ceilings have the wire mesh behind it . works for me and no customer asking me if i...
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    for plaster, use a metal cutting blade. spot all...

    for plaster, use a metal cutting blade. spot all holes first and have your helper hold a shop vac next to the blade.
  10. ten years, plus is the key here.

    sorry, i can't agree. the first bad choice was the ten seer apollo in 06 when 13 seer was already in effect, and apollo had already announced no 13 seer ah.s by them. it had to be an instock...
  11. go with a 15 seer heatpump 410-a system. with the...

    go with a 15 seer heatpump 410-a system. with the tax credit it will end up costing about the same as a 13seer matching system only with year round savings for the next ten years. when the wh. dies...
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    if it is a running, it should be a p-trap. most...

    if it is a running, it should be a p-trap. most brands call for more drop to overcome neg. press. don't they?
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    the only trap i see is backwards as well as the...

    the only trap i see is backwards as well as the installer. do yourself a favor and find the money to get that done correctly.
  14. where is your ah. 1st floor closet, attic, crawl...

    where is your ah. 1st floor closet, attic, crawl space or utility room?
  15. First company makes a variable speed hydro ah....

    First company makes a variable speed hydro ah. problem is only x amount of eff. can be obtained on the heating side. if you want the best of both worlds you may have to go to plan b. how long are you...
  16. the vb is a 10 seer r-22 a.h. you will need a...

    the vb is a 10 seer r-22 a.h. you will need a variable speed fan model to go with 15 seer. would need to know the layout of the system's location/duct work ,available electric left in the panel and...
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    for a true insulated/sealed crawl space at least...

    for a true insulated/sealed crawl space at least a 90, sealed combustion and a tankless outside wh. seal all wire & pipe penetrations add one supply with motorized damp. to the rate of ,i believe 2...
  18. Thread: Gun Pron

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    nice!! one thing missing though. the selector...

    nice!! one thing missing though. the selector switch doesn't have a "rock and roll" position.
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    is the foundation masonry all the way up to the...

    is the foundation masonry all the way up to the floor joists or partially wood?
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    adp keeps promising a variable speed fan motor...

    adp keeps promising a variable speed fan motor but not here yet. short answer, no.
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    the nurses are the meal!!!!

    the nurses are the meal!!!!
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    if he moves that cooler, there's room for a can...

    if he moves that cooler, there's room for a can of gas and a lawn mower.
  23. another consideration is the humidity level...

    another consideration is the humidity level created by evaporation. you could have wet walls/windows in the winter.
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    i agree. the one thing above all else i do , is...

    i agree. the one thing above all else i do , is to make sure the home owner is familar with the system and how i have set it up. it saves worry on your part and a possible call back to me. it's...
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    Poll: FCS . sorry you're not having a good evening....

    FCS . sorry you're not having a good evening. hope you will wake doing much better. i started to , but didn't. i am now. where are your doctors having you go rex or duke?
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    Poll: read two more pages. all of this doctor talk...

    read two more pages. all of this doctor talk reminds me of a really bad joke about the woman with a pet bird meeting the vet for an after hours call. so the vet places her bird on the table and after...
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    Poll: good morning, fcs hope you're having and good...

    good morning, fcs hope you're having and good one. i've only read to page 14 so far . been buisier than a three-legged cat in a sand box with quotes and the like. never learned to type ,so proposals...
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    looks like an ADP air handler. a little more...

    looks like an ADP air handler. a little more quality, imho, than the first co. . there is no real equation from hydro to furnace but, the Apollo people said it would be about equivalent to an 83%...
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    we leak check with air until we see a pressure...

    we leak check with air until we see a pressure drop, then with freon .have found leaks that couldn't be found with bubble before , so now this s.o.p. .a house fire on the morning news WILL NOT be...
  30. get a few more quotes and listen to whys and...

    get a few more quotes and listen to whys and wherefores. the more you know about your house and the proposed systems, the easier the decision and the better you will fell after it has been installed.
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    not me buddy.

    if there is any pressure loss at all, we fill it with recovered freon and break out the h-10. i like to sleep at nite.
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    same as last time!

    somebody tell me if i'm wrong.the way this stuff works is it leaks out and when it hits the air it does it's stuff and seals the leak. what happens when it finds air inside the system??
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    looks good. it's a shame that it needs two more...

    looks good. it's a shame that it needs two more feet in height and fifteen in length.it's like a new storage building. as soon as it's built, it's full. got a sprinter with shelving everywhere and...
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    turn your fan on continous and after pulling the...

    turn your fan on continous and after pulling the battery place it over the floor grille. good luck..
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    talk about good!!!!

    wife and her sisters are in the mnts. with all the grand children riding the tweetsie railroad. my menue for this evening was: a 1 1/2" t-bone cooked to a beautiful med. rare, collards ,put up in...
  36. yes, carrier did do that . i hate those things. a...

    yes, carrier did do that . i hate those things. a golified window unit. if you don't have two, to pull it out, you spill condsat. all over the floor. you need little bitty hands to do almost anything...
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    battleship gray ? or is that goodman?

    battleship gray ? or is that goodman?
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    the volume of the 10' remains the same the...

    the volume of the 10' remains the same the velocity of the air is increased still equating to more flow and less temp. diff. between the floors. not perfect, but it will help. seasonal damper...
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    how do you know if your ductwork is too small?

    when you go out side and hear your compressor screaming HELP ME ,HELP ME! sorry, couldn't resist. it may cost you several hundred. but call several co.s and tell them you want to get an evaluation...
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    Poll: thanks , bubble.

    thanks , bubble.
  41. Thread: Hot Air

    by micdundee
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    wait, wait , wait, hold it guys. i stole my high...

    wait, wait , wait, hold it guys. i stole my high school science book, and it's here somewhere. just give me a minute , and i'll find it. never mind. i'll just wait till the part about air holding...
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    Poll: sorry guys

    i've seen this thread and avoided like the plague, because i've lost to many to it. but after the post about his son, i'm with you all the way. now i got a lot of reading to do, it may take a while,...
  43. Thread: Scam

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    ccikelly

    you're wrong . you said ignorance when you should have said stupidity. here we go !!! it's like the fellow riding down the road , and he lost a tire. he got the car stopped and walked back and found...
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    no, no, and no. look into zoning . if that is not...

    no, no, and no. look into zoning . if that is not in your budget ,then a re-arrangement of ducting and an increase in the duct size feeding the upstairs with a reduction at the floor and dampers can...
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    i.m.h.o. ducts under house. there's a lot going...

    i.m.h.o. ducts under house. there's a lot going on between the trusses already and the restrictions with todays structure codes create a bit of difficulty sizing and routing to all the places it...
  46. Thread: Scam

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    you wouldn't know a mark-up if it hit you between...

    you wouldn't know a mark-up if it hit you between the eyes. you will not see any of us sponcering nascar and none of us has the same banker as bill gates. you have no conception of what it takes to...
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    it will work

    it will work with 7/8" line. the capacity loss is a little greater. is the air handler under the house? if above the outdoor unit ,how many feet of rise is there? how many elbows? your problem, i...
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    That's some serious stuff. i'll bet dollars to...

    That's some serious stuff. i'll bet dollars to doughnots, a little old lady stumbled on to this guy who told her he could save her a bunch of money and then charged her almost, if not as much as a...
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    compromise is right

    10' flexible is the largest you can hope for and each (zone) and those supplies had better be sized and installed correctly because there's no going back to repair or damper adjustment. we have done...
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    rigid also, 20 some years and still doing the...

    rigid also, 20 some years and still doing the job. i use needle nose pliers for deburring.
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