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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    LOL...

    Dang, I was trying to get something for nothing.
    It was a good question. I guess the next step would be to measure the blower diameter, motor hp, and furnace/A-H rating, maybe take a look at the run cap rating. What would beenthere do in this predicament?

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    I was thinking that would make it a 13 SEER?

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    I'd measure. But not any of the things you said.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimj View Post
    I was thinking that would make it a 13 SEER?
    And, what tonnage would that 13 be??

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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    I'd measure. But not any of the things you said.
    None? Been, I really don't care how or what you'd do here, so don't tell me. Deal?
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    Quote Originally Posted by the dangling wrangler View Post
    None?
    Nope.

    Its probably old enough, its time for a new unit. I'd go into salesman mode.

    Which means I'd be measuring up the house, for a new system.

    If I can't read the model number and blower rating of the furnace. Its time for a new furnace too.

    Ok, Some people won't spring for a new furnace at the same time.
    But I have never seen a furnace with a 2 ton blower. Minimum around here is 3 tons.
    So I'd be safe that it has a 3 ton drive.

    I might measure the blower, if I didn't reconize the brand.

    ya got me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    Nope
    I knew that was coming.

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    You edited your post while I was typing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3DD View Post
    Hi Guys,

    Is it possible to find out the tonnage of the AC from the compressor?
    I carry a scale if it's a two ton it should weigh close to four thousand pounds I believe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    You edited your post while I was typing.
    It was an after thought. But, I think we both would have came to the same conclusion. I do things my way, you do things your way. Dosen't mean either is better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    Ok, Some people won't spring for a new furnace at the same time.
    But I have never seen a furnace with a 2 ton blower. Minimum around here is 3 tons.
    So I'd be safe that it has a 3 ton drive.
    I have seen two in my lifetime and I'm not even in the field.

    They exist (a lot of older furnaces have small blowers), so don't assume that it's 3 ton drive.

    It must have to do with climate; where I am, heating is a necesessity, a/c is just a luxury which doesn't get used much.
    General public's attitude towards our energy predicament: "I reject the reality of finite resource depletion and substitute it with my own; energy is infinite, we just need an alternative storage medium to run the cars on. The economy can grow indefinitely - we just need to "green" everything! Technology is energy! Peak what?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by the dangling wrangler View Post
    It was an after thought. But, I think we both would have came to the same conclusion. I do things my way, you do things your way. Dosen't mean either is better.
    I was more hoping the OP, would get the idea to just size up the house, and give his customer options.
    For both repair and replacement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by amd View Post
    I have seen two in my lifetime and I'm not even in the field.

    They exist (a lot of older furnaces have small blowers), so don't assume that it's 3 ton drive.

    It must have to do with climate; where I am, heating is a necesessity, a/c is just a luxury which doesn't get used much.
    There's a number of them here. The first that come to mind, is the replacement unit for the old G&S stack-pack units.

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