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  1. The premises of the question is flawed. It's...

    The premises of the question is flawed.

    It's like asking how much air vehicle tires contain.

    With refrigeration compressors it depends on the refrigerant. The specific heats are different so...
  2. This is a small lot in the middle of a lot of...

    This is a small lot in the middle of a lot of other small lots. I would guess them all to be about 75' by 75' feet. So there is no ravine or road ditch, and in Florida so not much freeze chance.
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    Yes; I know - but it was the newest one I could...

    Yes; I know - but it was the newest one I could find from you.

    That seemed surprising to me so I posted to see the response.

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    Here it is: ...

    Here it is:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIKUkcNeZfQ
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    Here's a better version - just in my opinion. ...

    Here's a better version - just in my opinion.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIxBmyRQlwQ

    Oh; and just that quick I thought of another one apropos.




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    What is sandbox work? PHM -------

    What is sandbox work?

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  7. Thanks for your insight. I've dug quite a bit...

    Thanks for your insight.

    I've dug quite a bit in the back yard with a Bobcat and to my knowledge there is no drain field elements. <g> I don't know what happens in the concrete tank - but there...
  8. One day I got some semi-bizarre worded texts...

    One day I got some semi-bizarre worded texts about this Canadian guy who was working for me in Florida, who's name was Chris, saying that he had to drive back to Canada for a while. Lots of...
  9. A ne'er-do-well Canadian guy I casually know,...

    A ne'er-do-well Canadian guy I casually know, primarily because we had similar sailboats and sailed together sometimes, emailed one summer to say how tough his construction business was doing. Blah,...
  10. What I did; the diverting of gray water into the...

    What I did; the diverting of gray water into the buried plastic drum, may have been a solution in search of a problem. <g>

    All the drains running into the septic tank never caused any actual...
  11. It is a great question and one who's answer would...

    It is a great question and one who's answer would be well worth knowing. But the hard fact is that I really don't know. <g>

    What I do know is that the 'dirt' there is 100% sand.
    And that this...
  12. Another problem that you can solve there is to...

    Another problem that you can solve there is to replace off the missing panels screws.

    At the hardware store tell them you want #8 by 1/2" hex head sheet metal screws. Or 5/8" if they don't have...
  13. That is the best part of the installation! I...

    That is the best part of the installation! I have to give the guy a lot of credit for at least doing that.

    Which could explain 'the install' to some extent: the service guy put this unit in -...
  14. Walk over there when the unit is running and feel...

    Walk over there when the unit is running and feel the air coming out. Move your hand through the up flowing air about 6-8" above the top of the unit. The air should be coming out in a cylindrical...
  15. Maybe he went to school in UK? Gray is American...

    Maybe he went to school in UK? Gray is American English and Grey is British English.

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    Nothing but chicken tastes like chicken - and...

    Nothing but chicken tastes like chicken - and Thank God For That these days! Because 'chicken' doesn't even taste like chicken any more. Unless you brine it, or just eat the crispy skin with all...
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    First: Do Not Fry Them. Do a simple brine...

    First: Do Not Fry Them.

    Do a simple brine for them - think 'ham' but not Virginia Ham - for 2-3 days in the frig. That would be enough for beef and domestic pig but for more-wild-y animals...
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    Or you could gather up a bunch of them Hog Jowls,...

    Or you could gather up a bunch of them Hog Jowls, but call them Pork Cheeks, braise them about 3 hours in the oven with a general collection of roasting-type vegetables and very basic spices, but...
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    I'd sure like to hear it; that Main Reason. ...

    I'd sure like to hear it; that Main Reason. Maybe you could PM it to me?

    And just for the record; I don't even Own a blue shirt - so I know it's not that.

    Speaking of shirt colors; I...
  21. Post some pictures of the coil: the faces, the...

    Post some pictures of the coil: the faces, the ends showing the u-bends, the piping connections, stuff like that.

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    Nope; not even a single one. PHM -------

    Nope; not even a single one.

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    I can do anything in this business and I can...

    I can do anything in this business and I can afford anything in this business. I have Goodman in my house in NJ and I have Goodman in some of my houses in Florida. I like the Goodman equipment, I...
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    For applications where it makes sense I like...

    For applications where it makes sense I like ductboard. Cut and stapled and taped correctly and it does a nice job. Plus it's airtight and already insulated.

    I even have some in my own house. I...
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    But the ductboard is still outdoors - under the...

    But the ductboard is still outdoors - under the metal.

    Hell; around here they run flex up the outside wall and into the attic - with a huge metal hood over it running up the gable end. <g>

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    To contain the air: acoustic lined square or...

    To contain the air: acoustic lined square or rectangular metal ductwork made with At Least 26 gauge galvanized sheet steel.

    All joints in the metal air ducts sealed air tight with approved...
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    In Chinese the sound of the word for shrimp is...

    In Chinese the sound of the word for shrimp is "muh".

    So is the sound of the word for every other kind of seafood as well apparently.

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    This shrimp is called muh in...
  28. I have a sewage pump so I could pump it out...

    I have a sewage pump so I could pump it out myself. But the piping is all above the tank - 18" at least so that's not much concern. The paver walkway I installed above the tank might be an issue...
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    Diplomacy is the fine art of being able to tell...

    Diplomacy is the fine art of being able to tell someone to go to hell in a way that has him looking forward to making the journey.

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    Can I make a suggestion for your sig line? PHM...

    Can I make a suggestion for your sig line?

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    The evil work of the devil so far as I can...

    The evil work of the devil so far as I can determine.

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    You have to go to your Profile and add them as a...

    You have to go to your Profile and add them as a 'signature line'.

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  33. Please pretend I am not very bright. "We all...

    Please pretend I am not very bright.

    "We all agree that the condenser fan motor is not needed 30%."

    30% of the time? 30% of us agree? Condenser motor can be downsized to 70% of the...
  34. He seems to have been involved with some...

    He seems to have been involved with some significant work. And I don't want to get into some credential based pissing contest no matter what. I am genuinely interested in talking about the nuts &...
  35. Very nice. So how will combining the pool pump...

    Very nice. So how will combining the pool pump drive with the AC compressor drive save 70% in operating costs?

    I get the water cooled condenser concept - but how does the alternate drive method...
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    That's what I've heard but if history has taught...

    That's what I've heard but if history has taught us anything at all it's that it is going to take a lot more than That to kill me. <g>

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  37. There is no poop in gray water. PHM --------

    There is no poop in gray water.

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  38. New roof, eh? Does the new leak coincide with...

    New roof, eh?

    Does the new leak coincide with a rainstorm or with the boiler's ON cycle?

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  40. Plumbing & Diverting gray water -

    It's a very common practice in Old Florida to put the washing machine outlet water right outside onto the ground.

    I built a big rancher into a duplex - sort of inadvertently - and added a full...
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    Oh; near Seltzers. I was just curious after the...

    Oh; near Seltzers. I was just curious after the Pasco mention. <g>

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    Let me help you with your reading comprehension: ...

    Let me help you with your reading comprehension: Where IN pasco?

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    Where in Pasco ? PHM --------

    Where in Pasco ?

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  44. Nwdave. Can you contact me at your earliest...

    Nwdave.

    Can you contact me at your earliest convenience?

    My email to you went unanswered.

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  45. Are you using solvent or water-based coatings?

    Are you using solvent or water-based coatings?
  46. I skipped a lot of this but I do think all the...

    I skipped a lot of this but I do think all the considerations are getting the horse ahead of the cart. Hell; I originally started working on an evaporator coil. <g>

    Since we are continually...
  47. My metal roofs do that. Perfectly dry morning...

    My metal roofs do that. Perfectly dry morning and water is dripping out of the gutters. <g>

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  48. Is that true about distilled? I thought it was...

    Is that true about distilled? I thought it was de-ionized water that does that?

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  49. Condensate is distilled water. PHM -------

    Condensate is distilled water.

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  50. If you use gray PVC conduit long sweep 90's you...

    If you use gray PVC conduit long sweep 90's you can easily pull / insert the 3/8" copper.

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