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    Have one, Had to drag an extension ladder onto a...

    Have one, Had to drag an extension ladder onto a porch roof 15' up, slide the ladder through a window and set up on second fllor in someone else's office to get on roof.
  2. seems stores are selling out of puzzles as well...

    seems stores are selling out of puzzles as well as tp. several have posted on fb wish had some and are sold out.
  3. downtime activity during the shutdowns?

    didnt see a thread on what peeps are doing during all the downtime. I had already scheduled vacation for a week this past week.

    Two of sisters were coming to town to visit mom, but one and husband...
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    did it one time myself, in crawlspace, and...

    did it one time myself, in crawlspace, and dropped the drill. was screwed to duct and was streching to reach the drill, thought "hope nobody comes down here right now and sees this". would be...
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    https://youtu.be/MU_vLqMJlEw this came to...

    https://youtu.be/MU_vLqMJlEw

    this came to mind...
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    went to taco smell the other day, they put all...

    went to taco smell the other day, they put all the stuff out front behind counter, sauce, forks ,ect. want you to ask for new cup if get refill. people still have to touch the dispenser to get...
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    I've seen tranes do that,(blower cycle on...

    I've seen tranes do that,(blower cycle on powerup, even w psc motors.) same difference.
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    Those units need big ducts due to the low...

    Those units need big ducts due to the low friction required in the ducts, so he may not be able to run the duct too far, or smaller.
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    thanks both, I got the same # off site. it was a...

    thanks both, I got the same # off site. it was a johson controls branded disply, tied into unit w short phone cord tyoe connector.
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    The coils didn't look eaten up, but told cust at...

    The coils didn't look eaten up, but told cust at 16 yrs old, was likely service life or unit. also, that's good for any heat pump as well/

    went to DA site, got ph number to call. their...
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    desert aire dehum issue

    was called out today to look at dehum in (natatorium) pool room. unit wasn't running.

    desert aire unit probably 16 yrs old, has digital interface where the lcd display doesn't light up, so can't...
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    Pretty much every unit I work on I look down...

    Pretty much every unit I work on I look down inside the unit to check for tube or wire rubbing.

    just replaced a txv this morning on ht pump, 6 mos old. rubbed through the small tubes off valve.
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    if it said two stage condensor on contract, that...

    if it said two stage condensor on contract, that is what it should be.
  14. If the ecobee has a dehumidify mode, it could be...

    If the ecobee has a dehumidify mode, it could be used to set the default dehumidifiy speed on the blower. if there were other functions set for airflow control, like hot heat mode, etc, would loose...
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    What are theses scanner things you speak of? The...

    What are theses scanner things you speak of? The only venicles I really ever did a lot of work on are my 86 nissan pickups. The Haynes manual I have covers both the 720 and kingcap.

    The kingcab...
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    like another poster said, slip oversize piece...

    like another poster said, slip oversize piece over another and crimp it down w pliers,leaving a flap, "sharkfin". someone else started that here awhile back.
  17. depends on tstat and the settings internal to it....

    depends on tstat and the settings internal to it. some you can adjust the time delay or temp differential before aux heat starts.
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    in my area, water is acidic, so if starts w...

    in my area, water is acidic, so if starts w pinhole, others are sure to follow.
  19. They call it ac ready kit at the wholesaler. I've...

    They call it ac ready kit at the wholesaler. I've seen several fail and was going to suggest checking that. last few I did just used a standard relay, Nest shouldn't mess up a regular relay.
  20. I've seen a few from coleman that had enclosures,...

    I've seen a few from coleman that had enclosures, but the units don't like the higher utility voltage in our area, so we're not likely to be installing many, and they're the high end version.

    York...
  21. the original orifice size should be in paperwork...

    the original orifice size should be in paperwork or on label of furnace, whioch can be ordered from manufacturer. don't know where you could buy the nat gas spring for valve, new valve or rob one...
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    "Mangulated" is what I would call that antenna

    "Mangulated" is what I would call that antenna
  23. this is a problem that should not exist to begin...

    this is a problem that should not exist to begin with, we in hvac industry have told nest for about a decade that power stealing does not work on new equipment. It is not a clever solution developed...
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    Like another poster said, new but crap doesn't...

    Like another poster said, new but crap doesn't work.

    I hope we stop installing the hi tech stuff, locally, because none of it works here! Either no internet to get it to work, or our utility...
  25. its still a power stealing even with the c...

    its still a power stealing even with the c connection. many zone controls don't work w power stealing function tstat.

    or have tech put in isolating relay, which would separate the tstat from the...
  26. I've had several with this issue. some of it is...

    I've had several with this issue. some of it is caused by "microfretting". when replacing the motor was told to put dielectric gel on the harness connections to prevent this. In one case they said to...
  27. Is that a loss of communication code? Had one...

    Is that a loss of communication code?

    Had one go through a number of condensor motors (failed motor) , turned out to be power line issue.
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    Just like hanging that pie pan duct in...

    Just like hanging that pie pan duct in manufactured homes.
  29. I've seen plenty of wire splices fail in heat...

    I've seen plenty of wire splices fail in heat mode. the elec heat puts a lot of power through the wires, so if the connection is weak it will heat up each time and eventually fail.
    In such a case,...
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    yup

    yup
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    have a new wire run, and an isolating relay...

    have a new wire run, and an isolating relay installed, maybe it will work w nest.

    had cust last week insisted on keeping nest, since the nest and any electronic controls on new syustems dont get...
  32. keep in mind they are rated based on 130 degree...

    keep in mind they are rated based on 130 degree air passing over the pad, if not, the output drops greatly.
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    we supply our own tools at work, bigger stuff...

    we supply our own tools at work, bigger stuff like torches, recovery machine, etc co supplies. I buy a good deal of stuff at yard, estate or flea market. I've got everal extrs, like tin snips,...
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    It may have connected to a "funk rotisserie" type...

    It may have connected to a "funk rotisserie" type humidifier. the foam wheel basting in nasty juices in the pan, and a nice window in the cover to watch the show.
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    maybe thats the problem, 24v tstat on 240!:grin2:

    maybe thats the problem, 24v tstat on 240!:grin2:
  36. new style lineset insulation not holding up

    I've noticed that the white insulated stuff on linesets does not seem to be holding up at all. in 6 mo is chalky and the very outer layer rubs off.

    saw a new job this week, linesets on roof on...
  37. they're both wrong! 15 a breaker and 10/2...

    they're both wrong!

    15 a breaker and 10/2 wire.
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    some on this site have come across, I found some...

    some on this site have come across, I found some last yr. one manuf had bad run 2-3 yr ago, don't recall brand.
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    That looks like the brtand tubing that develops...

    That looks like the brtand tubing that develops pinhoe leaks in a few years.
  40. woo hoo!

    woo hoo!
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    never heard of ductboard boots, the duct work can...

    never heard of ductboard boots, the duct work can be db. even on db, the boots are usuaully metal
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    mismatched system is crap shoot. first sounds...

    mismatched system is crap shoot. first sounds like overcharge in cooling, 16i usually ran 6-12 sc and 15-18 sh.

    have seen mismatched systems where there is no winning on charge, not enough to...
  43. Like others said, would have an "orphaned"water...

    Like others said, would have an "orphaned"water heater in flue by iyself, which may not vent in summer if the flue wasn't downsized. also, small room with clothes dryer and gravity vent appliances...
  44. If the tstat is set to run the fan for x seconds...

    If the tstat is set to run the fan for x seconds after a heat or cool cycle, that may be the issue.
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    If its porus won't make as good a duct product....

    If its porus won't make as good a duct product. it also sounds like it has organic material in it, which is food for mold, etc.
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    I had one that looked like an antler with all the...

    I had one that looked like an antler with all the tees and ells off end.
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    If the blower runs 24/7, just have it wired to...

    If the blower runs 24/7, just have it wired to run cool speed at (blower) unit all time, ac will cycle normally and heat speed will also still work.
  48. Far as I know, no portable space heater is listed...

    Far as I know, no portable space heater is listed to be left unattended for extended periods of time. in other words, must use a space heater that is permanently installed, like a basebd htr.

    have...
  49. what brand? there's a few "gotchas" I've seen...

    what brand? there's a few "gotchas" I've seen out there that caused premature failure.
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    I just saw another one yesterday, slightly...

    I just saw another one yesterday, slightly different pattern, but same color otherwise.
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