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  1. #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by hvaceric View Post
    Yikes, makes for guaranteed work though!

    Has anyone tried the Maytag with the Stainless case on it? I think the fins are still aluminum though.
    Coat the coil.......

  2. #15
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    The spine-fin in the Trane, American Standard is the best, the just need the stainless cabinet

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    You mean there is a good place for those spine fin things? I'll ship you all of them

    About 5 months around here and they are plugged with cottonwood seed again

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    where do you work swamp fox???
    LOVED BY FEW, HATED BY MANY!!!

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    Coastal SC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swampfox View Post
    Coastal SC
    Anywhere near hilton head??? what i'm wondering is how far away from the ocean do you have to get for this not to happen to condenser's!!!
    LOVED BY FEW, HATED BY MANY!!!

  7. #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by hvaceric View Post
    You mean there is a good place for those spine fin things? I'll ship you all of them

    About 5 months around here and they are plugged with cottonwood seed again
    I've not seen any cottonweed in W/ SW FL... bring 'em on.

  8. #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by tinknocker11 View Post
    Anywhere near hilton head??? what i'm wondering is how far away from the ocean do you have to get for this not to happen to condenser's!!!
    No not near HHI, but its primarily a problem on the first few rows of houses, oceanfront is worst, it gets better as you move away from the beach, location of the unit is critical also, they hold up better when they are out of the line of sight of the ocean

  9. #22
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    25 years ago I worked the oceanfront in Va Beach. Salt water damage to the coils was very common. Singer used to make an oceanfront unit with all copper coils, fins too. Lot's o oceanfront rich folks drove late model luxury cars with rust holes in em. I bet that hasn't changed.

  10. #23
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    Bronze coat or Husky coat, both for coils. I have a plant that I do work at, the hydrogen sulfide gas will turn a new penny black in 8 hours. It will eat thru the factory silfoss joints of an a/c unit in one year. Every a/c unit I put in has to be taken apart and coated!

  11. #24
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    Talking oh man

    is business booming or what, kind of looks like a dog been there to pee on the coils too.

  12. #25
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    Quote Originally Posted by glennac8 View Post
    Carrier has a Coast Guard condenser for use in salt air.
    with only a 5 year warranty .. wtf is that ?? at 5 yrs is when decent quality coils really show signs of serious oxidation ... id pay the extra $$$$ & go copper/copper if it were me

  13. #26
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    We do allot of work on the Eastern Coast of South Florida.
    Over the years I have found that Goodman outlasts any other brand. A/S and Trane do pretty well... but lately (the last 5 years) I have found that the roto-lock fittings on the compressors rust out and leak and the headers to the condenser coils become porous and leak allot faster than they used to. We still have some G.E. units that have outlasted newer changeouts....

    Air conditioners will never be made like G.E. was.... G.E. in my opinion was truly the very best.

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