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    I was thinking of something like a ductulator...

    I was thinking of something like a ductulator slide-calculator. Except for capacitors. <g>

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  2. I think you will find that there is no religion...

    I think you will find that there is no religion which condones those things.

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  3. They are probably black muslims though, eh? ...

    They are probably black muslims though, eh?

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  4. You are correct on all the points made. But...

    You are correct on all the points made.

    But you are injecting too much of a standard ROE type of thinking here. If I wanted to fight in this fashion, as they obviously have to, I would be...
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    Is there a 'cardboard slide rule' kind of...

    Is there a 'cardboard slide rule' kind of calculator which shows the resulting capacitance of combining capacitors together?

    Seems like that would be a handy thing to have.
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    In various corporate settings I have proven...

    In various corporate settings I have proven repeatedly that I excel as a benevolent dictator but I am not much good in a committee type setting.

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    The first ice machine I ever worked on was a...

    The first ice machine I ever worked on was a Scotsman flaker. The second one was a Scotsman cuber. I still haven't gotten the taste out of my mouth.

    I'm with the JDL on this one: Never Again!
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    After seeing these pics I can only think that I...

    After seeing these pics I can only think that I would have insisted on a high velocity duct system for cooling and used a high SEER heat pump and a high efficiency boiler for heating.

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    Oddly; I have yet to find a woman who shares...

    Oddly; I have yet to find a woman who shares that opinion.

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    My advice is not to get a flaker at all. ...

    My advice is not to get a flaker at all. <g>

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    Manitowoc is the only ice machine that I would...

    Manitowoc is the only ice machine that I would consider owning.

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    Seems like that insulation would be tough on the...

    Seems like that insulation would be tough on the lungs, eh?

    BTW: Did you know that if you burn insulation off copper wire while it is snowing no one ever notices?

    And why not just save them up...
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    Well; I can think of a few ways to get started -...

    Well; I can think of a few ways to get started -

    American English, spoken intelligibly well, and written well, to be used for all communications. And the same required for citizenship.

    One...
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    OK; so much for the beginning What was the...

    OK; so much for the beginning

    What was the middle?

    What was the end?

    Oh; and what is "roaching" ?

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    All joking aside; I guess my attitude is this - ...

    All joking aside; I guess my attitude is this -

    I am here to Help gentlemen. If my help isn't wanted or appreciated; good luck with all your future endeavors. All my equipment works great, my...
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    What did you say? Who the F*** do you think...

    What did you say?

    Who the F*** do you think you're Talking to??

    I Do NOT have a f'in Attitude!!
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    I have found that is somewhat common in west...

    I have found that is somewhat common in west Florida too.

    Is delivered-propane more or less costly than having BBQ-grille type tanks refilled yourself?

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    I have seen it most often on a coil header - less...

    I have seen it most often on a coil header - less on a line. But the end effect is the same. <g>

    Was there a low pressure switch to a loss-of-charge switch?

    Or did it run in a vacuum for a...
  19. That's what I bought my nutball Sicilian wife at...

    That's what I bought my nutball Sicilian wife at that time: a 1975 red Eldorado convertible - white top. It was a decent car - but I can tell you; it was No Fleetwood. What a wonderful car that...
  20. I have had a lot of what might be called...

    I have had a lot of what might be called 'personal vehicles'. The kind which belong to and are driven by Only me. At one time I had a 1976 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham with every single available...
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    Another option is to make and stock short lengths...

    Another option is to make and stock short lengths of stranded 12 gauge, about 6" long, with a .250 spade lug crimped onto each end.

    Then with a stock of two pole capacitors you can gang any...
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    It's not non-love. It's empathy for their...

    It's not non-love. It's empathy for their plight. In hotels especially they are not well paid and are generally treated like serfs. Any casual-labor need, or shortfall in any other department is...
  23. Hey; I'm just trying to be happy. I Would like...

    Hey; I'm just trying to be happy. I Would like a nice garage - but all things considered; I think I'm going to stick with my first happiness answer. <g>

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    Maybe a gas fireplace? I have seen it done that...

    Maybe a gas fireplace? I have seen it done that way around here a few times.

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    They might come from Russia for all I know. ...

    They might come from Russia for all I know.

    But I was making the joke that you have to use the same sized cap as the original - as obviously staying within the 5% range I mentioned is impossible...
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    I think I can safely tell you that 35.2uf is not...

    I think I can safely tell you that 35.2uf is not 40uf.

    I forget the post-count required (and maybe it is eight or ten?) but after you have made a sufficient number of non-frivolous posts you can...
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    Good tin knocking. Explain the wooden shelf to...

    Good tin knocking.

    Explain the wooden shelf to me.
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    Uh Oh! Is the coil an ARI match for the heat...

    Uh Oh!

    Is the coil an ARI match for the heat pump condensing unit ???

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    I don't know the SEER but let's fiddle around...

    I don't know the SEER but let's fiddle around with only the numbers you provided.

    100 ambient + 20 = 260 lbs head pressure.

    You have 240 lbs.

    You mention orifice and 16 SSH.

    At 100...
  30. What I can tell you that it does Not take two...

    What I can tell you that it does Not take two 301/386's. That was my first guess but they are too thick. About the right diameter but with two of them in the compartment the little door won't...
  31. What a bunch of nit-pickers you guys are! ...

    What a bunch of nit-pickers you guys are!

    Geeeeeze; I make one little spelling mistake.

    How was I supposed to know that they spelled true:

    B-E-V-E-R-A-G-E A-I-R ?
  32. You can just give me a walk-in closet with an...

    You can just give me a walk-in closet with an agreeable woman in it and I'll be much happier than in the garage.

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    As easy way to remember is that...

    As easy way to remember is that connected-together Capacitors act the opposite of connected-together Resistors.

    Resistors in series Add their ratings - Capacitors in series Divide their ratings....
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    What I have done 'in a pinch' when the original...

    What I have done 'in a pinch' when the original was missing or unreadable was to wire in a bunch of capacitors - one after the other - and record the amp draw with each one. Start with a low uf...
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    I was thinking more of like using a 5.25uf...

    I was thinking more of like using a 5.25uf capacitor to safety substitute for a 5uf if you don't happen to have a 5uf on the truck.

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    For some reason I have dozens of 7.5uf...

    For some reason I have dozens of 7.5uf capacitors. I found this out the other day while searching for the 5uf that I actually needed. And the one 5uf I found was the Only 5uf in the truck. <g>
    ...
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    Perforated iron makes a nice bracket but if you...

    Perforated iron makes a nice bracket but if you zip-screw a duct tie to the back of the control panel it doesn't look too bad holding the capacitor in place. Well; so long as you trim the 2' foot...
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    You can always use a different size replacement...

    You can always use a different size replacement capacitor - so long as it is within 5% or less of the original capaitor size.

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  39. Battery operated True refrigerator

    Battery operated True refrigerator thermometer. On the top right near the power-on light? I think the unit is an EF48? From about 2004-2005 I would guess.

    The display thermometer is...
  40. Am I allowed to do that here in an open forum? ...

    Am I allowed to do that here in an open forum?

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    Go to the store; Sears, Home Depot, etc. Buy...

    Go to the store; Sears, Home Depot, etc. Buy "landscapers starter mix" grass seed.

    Also buy pretty much any lawn fertilizer THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN Any weed killer. None.

    Spread the seed at...
  42. Forget the flushing. Just leave the mineral,...

    Forget the flushing. Just leave the mineral, fill or residue, and add a few ounces of POE and a few ounces of Supco 88 when re-commissioning the system with R-407C.

    Actually you can do nothing...
  43. Why don't you just build your own...

    Why don't you just build your own super-heat-pump? You can do it for almost nothing if you have a scrap guy you have treated well.

    The recent bounty in six year old micro channels seems way too...
  44. First; take a deep breath and relax. Your...

    First; take a deep breath and relax. Your potential for risk is very small and most likely zero.

    Yes; asbestos can be harmful but it is is only the dust of asbestos which has potential for...
  45. Very high efficiency ratings are typically not...

    Very high efficiency ratings are typically not possible with a high-velocity system because their primary objective is to remove the greatest amount of moisture from the air. Which to me is far more...
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    Sure; but that job has...

    Sure; but that job has 'hurried-helper-installer' or 'maintenance-man-changeout' written all over it. No electrician did that.

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  47. I would coat at least the walls, and maybe the...

    I would coat at least the walls, and maybe the floors, inside the crawl space with Sani-Tred before I tried dehumidifying the space.

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  48. Yes I do: I would find that very unlikely - and...

    Yes I do: I would find that very unlikely - and verifying the line sizes are compatible would be very easy to do. Plus; most especially if you are staying with the existing refrigerant (R-22) ...
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    Which is exactly what makes Trump so perfectly...

    Which is exactly what makes Trump so perfectly Presidential Material.

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    Stop hoping and start Doing. I suggest getting...

    Stop hoping and start Doing.

    I suggest getting him to write you a check for each loan you make to him. Accumulate a half dozen within a six month or year period - try to get the amount at least...
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