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    Thanks heatingman!

    Thanks heatingman!
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    Me too! Thats why I'm seriously think about...

    Me too! Thats why I'm seriously think about turning it sideways. I just want to get the best airflow I possibly can. I have to change out some of the existing runs anyway and do some work on the...
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    The install I have in mind is an add-on AC to the...

    The install I have in mind is an add-on AC to the existing furnace. The main trunk comes out the rear, which means that there is not a lot of space on the end of the coil. Should I consider turning...
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    clearance around a-coil

    If this should be in the pro-forum I apolgize. I know I've read or been told before but we all know how that is. What is the ideal or recommended clearance, top and bottom of an A-coil in an upflow...
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    I've been selling/installing Ducane/Concord for...

    I've been selling/installing Ducane/Concord for probably over 20 years. Only problem I've had was several years ago with pressure switches. They are the same furnace, different name tag. I've never...
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    You might check Marty's Classic Machinery. He has...

    You might check Marty's Classic Machinery. He has several used Lockformer and Flagler's listed. I don't know where in Ohio you are, he's near Akron.I dealt with him several times, great guy and...
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    Thanks for the input.

    Thanks for the input.
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    20x20x4 filter grille?

    Does anyone know of a premade top hinged 20 x 20 filter grille for a 4 or 5" filter? Or do I need to modify a 20x 20 x 1" ?

    Thanks, John
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    Bradford-Whites website has a link to the service...

    Bradford-Whites website has a link to the service manuals for their heaters. Also, their tech-line staff have always been super the few times I've needed to call. John
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    At least some people are smart enough to back it...

    At least some people are smart enough to back it out. I jerked my finger back, made it worse. I've checked many containers of zip-screws, NONE of them have a warning! Suppose we could file a class...
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    My wifes grandparents immigrated from there. If...

    My wifes grandparents immigrated from there. If not for Switzerland I wouldn't have her!
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    Ditto on the BluVac.

    Ditto on the BluVac.
  13. Thread: My Home

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    This install is in the Sept. issue of SNIPS...

    This install is in the Sept. issue of SNIPS magazine.
  14. Thread: My Home

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    I really like that RA drop and boot. Curious as...

    I really like that RA drop and boot. Curious as to how far that sticks off the side of the filter? Seems I never have the room I really want for them. Also curious if the ceiling is as high as it...
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    Those strippers look good. Who makes them?...

    Those strippers look good. Who makes them? Thanks, John
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    I was having problems a couple weeks ago because...

    I was having problems a couple weeks ago because I was too lazy to walk back to my van for my 3/8" vacuum hose, so I was using the charging hose from my gauge set. After changing the battery in the...
  17. Thanks for the input. The coil is clean. I was...

    Thanks for the input. The coil is clean. I was thinking the temp control or defrost timer after I opened the control panel. My original thought was a bad board (that's an hvac guy for you).
  18. Kenmore/Whirlpool refrigerator help 106.53502300

    Our 16 yr. old fridge is giving me trouble. If it was a customers I'd tell them to call an appliance tech or replace it. But instead I'm trying to troubleshoot and repair it myself. The unit will...
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    Thanks for that info. I have a couple Skuttles I...

    Thanks for that info. I have a couple Skuttles I need transitions for and this really helps.
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    That install looks good. I like to look at other...

    That install looks good. I like to look at other peoples work for ideas to improve mine! Some of the metal work I see makes me shake my head (including some of my own that I'm not real proud of). On...
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    Didn't finish my post. I forgot my password for...

    Didn't finish my post. I forgot my password for sheetmetaltalk and the Captcha thingy doesn't work when I tried to get new one. Just wondered if any one knew anything. John
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    What Happened to SheetMetalTalk.com?

    Does anyone know anything about this site? Used to be TheSheetMetalShop. John
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    I ordered the BluVac Thursday night, it arrived...

    I ordered the BluVac Thursday night, it arrived today. Kudos to TruTech for their quick shipping, and the USPS (I opted for first class). I haven't tried it yet, I'm going to hook up my old JB side...
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    Thanks Answer-Man. That makes perfect sense. I'm...

    Thanks Answer-Man. That makes perfect sense. I'm going to start noting that on my installs and services. Its helpful down the road to have a reference point to refer to. John
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    Just ordered the BluVac Classic from TruTech. The...

    Just ordered the BluVac Classic from TruTech. The code hvactalk got me an extra 7% off the sale price I'm anxious to compare the readings to my JB. I always wonder about meters/gauges when I don't...
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    I don't know how I missed BluVac in my search....

    I don't know how I missed BluVac in my search. Just looked at it on Tru-Tech's site. Aren't they a forum sponsor? John
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    Not to hi-jack, but how much temp difference is...

    Not to hi-jack, but how much temp difference is normal? John
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    Micron gauge suggestions

    Looking for suggestions. I'm thinking of buying a new micron gauge for back-up/ replacement of my JB DV-22N I've had for about 8 years. It works good (I think), but I guess new tools for me are like...
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    Ditto on the Milwaukee. John

    Ditto on the Milwaukee. John
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    Turns out it a split level. If the deal goes...

    Turns out it a split level. If the deal goes through I'll probably run a trunk and he can box it in. The finished ceiling in the basement is going to suffer some, but they want air, so my boiler idea...
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    I haven't seen this house other than driving by...

    I haven't seen this house other than driving by it, I think his HV idea stems from too many home improvement shows and you tube, Going to see it this afternoon with him, maybe then I'll find out why...
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    High Velocity HVAC?

    Not sure of the best place to ask this, if it should be moved, please move it.
    I haven't seen the house yet, my BIL is buying a ranch (may be a split) that currently has electric baseboard. NG is...
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    I wish I had seen this post earlier. I just...

    I wish I had seen this post earlier. I just bought a 3 5/8" and arbor for about 1/2 the price of that set. I was amazed how fast I drilled a tripled header! Has anyone drilled vinyl siding with...
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    Thanks for the replies. I liked the control on...

    Thanks for the replies. I liked the control on the Honeywell I used. Have an Aprilaire system that the customer wants replaced due to multiple problems over the years. I'm going to check out Jackson....
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    Aprilaire vs. Honeywell zoning

    Any opinions on the merits of these two? I've only installed one zoned system, used Honeywell because thats what the customer preferred (no complaints). Just wondering what the opinion of the rank...
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    Not sure what the lantern is, but I have the M18...

    Not sure what the lantern is, but I have the M18 Adjustable head flashlight and love it. Got the light, hammer drill, sawzall and impact and have had no problems. I still use my corded drill and...
  37. Thread: Work boot

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    I wore Rocky's for years, a new pair every 10 to...

    I wore Rocky's for years, a new pair every 10 to 12 months. My current boots are Danner, only had them a couple weeks, but so far I love them. They feel like feathers on my feet. John
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    Sounds like it could be out of adjustment and/or...

    Sounds like it could be out of adjustment and/or the rolls are built up with galvanize from many years of use. I was able to get a manual online for my Flagler, I believe Lockformer manuals are...
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    Learned yesterday the low voltage was more than...

    Learned yesterday the low voltage was more than likely caused (according to the electrician) by too much load on the circuit. There were two truck block heaters, the unit heater and several lights on...
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    I don't remember exactly, but the transformer was...

    I don't remember exactly, but the transformer was putting out about 17 volts. My worry until I got full voltage to the unit was that the low voltage might have messed up the board or motors, and it...
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    As a side note/question, can anyone tell me the...

    As a side note/question, can anyone tell me the minimum voltage required for a furnace to operate correctly? John
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    When I found the low voltage, we called in an...

    When I found the low voltage, we called in an electrical contractor who traced it to a panel fed from a ceiling mounted transformer, he's going out to dig deeper into it at that point, after he...
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    Don't jump to conclusions!

    Thought today's experience might possibly help someone sometime. Got a call at 5:38 AM from a warehouse manager to tell me the Dayton Unit Heater I serviced yesterday for a dirty flame sensor was...
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    Thanks for the replies. I had a fail for a low...

    Thanks for the replies. I had a fail for a low pressure leak yesterday, the gas co. wanted to test at 13", but it looked like he went over 14 when he pumped it up. I couldn't find any leaks in the 6...
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    Max WC " pressure for gas valve

    CRS strikes again! What is the max pressure a residential gas valve can safely take? I used to know but can't remember, for some reason I'm thinking about 12" for NG, but that seems low. John
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    I've been wearing glasses for over 20 years and...

    I've been wearing glasses for over 20 years and have always got them in photo-grey (the glass version of transition). The only problem/complaint I've ever had is sometimes when I go from outside on a...
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    Thanks to both of you. I don't know why I didn't...

    Thanks to both of you. I don't know why I didn't think of Grainger, guess because I only use them once or twice a year! John
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    Long Zip-Chuck

    Anyone know where I can find 1/4 and 5/16 zip-chucks that are 8-12" long? All I've found are the 6" Malco's, won't quite make it for Skuttle Air Cleaners and some other uses. I've used bit holders as...
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    You might try checking with their Tech Support if...

    You might try checking with their Tech Support if you haven"t already. I've called them a couple times and they have been super at thinking outside the box. John
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    Concord and Ducane have been 33" for a couple...

    Concord and Ducane have been 33" for a couple years, with an optional 7" RA base. Other than the burner area being a little cramped, I like them. Especially in a low basement. You can end up with a...
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