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    Ahhhh . . . . Been rickrolled and confused...

    Ahhhh . . . .

    Been rickrolled and confused for so long it's not true.
    Wanted some help - never bargained for you.
    Lots of people talking; few of them know
    They hurt and abuse tellin' all of...
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    Yes; that is what bad science is. And yes,...

    Yes; that is what bad science is.
    And yes, Science is evidence based.

    And a strong argument can be made that there is no alternate and viable answer to explain all the evidence which is...
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    Oh you're right - doing too many things at once...

    Oh you're right - doing too many things at once here. Delete my inlet screen reference. <g>

    Can you think of any thing else I have overlooked?
  4. How big is the house and where on the planet is...

    How big is the house and where on the planet is it located?

    8 tons of AC is quite a bit.

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    The TXV came with assembled to the evaporator...

    The TXV came with assembled to the evaporator coil -

    Is there sub cooled liquid refrigerant at the TXV inlet?

    Is the TXV bulb's full length snug and secure to the suction line?

    If the TXV...
  6. Yes; that's true. Well; from what I...

    Yes; that's true.

    Well; from what I understand anyway. <g>
  7. That is not correct. I'm not allowed to tell you...

    That is not correct. I'm not allowed to tell you anything more but Supco can. If you web search for Supco spp6 and find "applications" on their website there is a publicly available pdf detailing...
  8. Wow; that is fast. I guess people only call me...

    Wow; that is fast. I guess people only call me about the slow ones. <g>
  9. I would run all the ceiling fans. That is what I...

    I would run all the ceiling fans. That is what I do.
  10. 1. System starts freeze cycle after harvest. ...

    1. System starts freeze cycle after harvest.

    2. 45 seconds later properly formed cubes drop off the molds.

    Is that what you mean?

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  11. I'm not really An Ice Machine guy - but I have...

    I'm not really An Ice Machine guy - but I have never seen a properly operating ice machine complete a cycle in 12 minutes.

    Air cooled? If so; does the fan switch cycle the condenser fan?
    ...
  12. It's never the Situation - it's always the Man. ...

    It's never the Situation - it's always the Man.

    A good man in comfort cooling who is exposed to Refrigeration will absolutely blossom, grab it with both hands, and say: Where have you been all my...
  13. If the "three tons" is correct we can assume...

    If the "three tons" is correct we can assume 36,000 BTU's and about 750 CFM.

    Each outlet supplies about 35 CFM and about 2000 BTU's

    Minimum outlets per ton is six - but I really like to see...
  14. Maybe you should stop being concerned with NATE...

    Maybe you should stop being concerned with NATE and being more concerned with either those who are qualified to set up Unico systems - or who are willing the learn the very-easy processes required....
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    I meant . . . . to install the new condenser...

    I meant . . . . to install the new condenser coil when it arrives. <g>

    But it's not as funny now that I re-realized that you are not doing that job. <g>

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    ME: Uh oh. Looks...
  16. You can use a conduit bender down to 5/8" - but...

    You can use a conduit bender down to 5/8" - but only on plumbing copper sizes.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Uh oh. Looks like you'll be back there for sure...

    Uh oh. Looks like you'll be back there for sure in two or three weeks.
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    Oh please! That Earth is wrong. It is Not not...

    Oh please! That Earth is wrong.

    It is Not not covered with squares. Those are trapezoidal quadrilaterals.

    Now how are we to believe anything else that post says?

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    OK. That sounds fair enough. PHM --------

    OK. That sounds fair enough.

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    Wedge a block of foam or something into that hole.

    Wedge a block of foam or something into that hole.
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    But weren't the vast majority of people's...

    But weren't the vast majority of people's perceptions of how things were 'back then' based primarily on what the media told them? Which is exactly my point about how people perceive the present...
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    Poll: I chose Thanksgiving rather than Christmas...

    I chose Thanksgiving rather than Christmas because the food is just as good, the weather is better, and I don't have to buy a bunch of stuff.
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    Well; how about another approach then? What...

    Well; how about another approach then?

    What capacity is the unit in question? If five tons or less - just pipe in a residential condensing unit and run the power and compressor contactor coil...
  25. With modern copper the joints are likely the...

    With modern copper the joints are likely the strongest portion of the line run. <g>
  26. There is a guy I occasionally see at Home Depot...

    There is a guy I occasionally see at Home Depot in FL who has a Volvo station wagon converted to electric.

    At each corner of the car is a pipe post which supports a platform just a bit larger...
  27. Yes; as will a low coil TD. Sometimes you...

    Yes; as will a low coil TD.

    Sometimes you want to design for that - say; for flower or deli display - to avoid drying out the product. But boxed products, for example, want drier conditions...
  28. You're good. Ice's posted calcs page shows...

    You're good.

    Ice's posted calcs page shows 1800 fpm at 75' equivalent length (counting the fittings) which will run the oil back uphill well. 1500 is about the minimum and POE seems worse to...
  29. Oh great! So now where am I going to get the...

    Oh great! So now where am I going to get the power to charge my electric car?
  30. I would suspect stratification of the air in the...

    I would suspect stratification of the air in the space - so that only the floor gets cooled. The wall stat is above that level. Running the ceiling fan eliminates the stratification.

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  31. At 50 equiv. feet? Or 50 feet of line run? ...

    At 50 equiv. feet?

    Or 50 feet of line run?

    I feel pretty comfortable with the line sizes you mention - for the capacity and refrigerant - but I would want to double-check the suction velocity -...
  32. Are you sure that wasn't opposite? It would...

    Are you sure that wasn't opposite?

    It would seem to make more sense that the daytime temp was 82º with the nighttime temperature being 78º.

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  33. Looks like Bob's your uncle then. Be sure to...

    Looks like Bob's your uncle then.

    Be sure to take all the extra equipment with you when you finish.

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    I have a different opinion. Force is...

    I have a different opinion.

    Force is pressure times area. So a micro-leak has almost no outward force. I would think that wildly wire brushing the entire area clean and bright and then putting...
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    "74% of the U.S. Business Economists expect a...

    "74% of the U.S. Business Economists expect a recession by the end of 2021."

    The latest "HOT" headline - repeated a Million times. <g>

    Yeah and 88% of the Economists never held a real job....
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    Sure, but without customer-abuse of equipment...

    Sure, but without customer-abuse of equipment we'd all be working 20 hour weeks. <g>
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    Dude! Listen to me: You cannot do this shet...

    Dude! Listen to me: You cannot do this shet here!

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    Easy there lad - several notches lower toned...

    Easy there lad - several notches lower toned please.

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  39. I don't know how they handle it there - but...

    I don't know how they handle it there - but that's not how they do it in FL or NJ. The AC is never off for more than 15 minutes.

    What happens is (this is not geographically accurate) when they...
  40. I have to assume that that was just recently? ...

    I have to assume that that was just recently?

    Because heretofore they have shown little evidence of ever having Been informed about anything but budget shortfalls.
  41. 12 gauge?

    12 gauge?
  42. I think I could try living with it. Of...

    I think I could try living with it.

    Of course I'd have a 5HP dehumidifier keeping the RH at 10%. <g>

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    The HF SKU for the aluminum rods is: 44810 ...

    The HF SKU for the aluminum rods is: 44810

    I was going to check your local-est HF for stock - but I've since found that they do not provide for that on their website. <g>

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    What is your zip code? PHM --------

    What is your zip code?

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  45. Low temp compressors. So work out the 35º heat...

    Low temp compressors.

    So work out the 35º heat load on the box and see if charging the units they have with R-134 will get the CU's capacity anywhere close to what you need.

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    One in each corner of each room. Unless the...

    One in each corner of each room. Unless the rooms are really substantial - say over 250 square feet each. I have a room in NJ that is about 360 square feet with a cathedral ceiling - it was my kids...
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    That's true but I could still beat the shet out...

    That's true but I could still beat the shet out of them, smash their cell phone, and cut a 2" incision into their femoral artery.

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    If you are going to lose a whole tube anyway -...

    If you are going to lose a whole tube anyway - why not just cut the tube off almost-flush at each header, SS wire brush the whole area bright, spray it with carburetor cleaner, and after that dries...
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    My question would be: how can the 20" still be...

    My question would be: how can the 20" still be 20" if one side of the original circle is now 13" ?

    Isn't the 20" side now larger than 20" ?

    I don't thinking that ovaling a round duct less than...
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    I asked because the equipment sizing seems huge....

    I asked because the equipment sizing seems huge.

    20" is too small in my opinion. I would expect it to be noisy as that is over 900 FPM. I'd like to see the velocity at about 500-600 FPM. With...
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