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    To their defence, they may install it like that...

    To their defence, they may install it like that then never hear it was an issue so continue to do it.

    Service techs see the issues every time because they are there to fix them.

    If that...
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    Ditto

    Ditto
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    Been a while since Iíve worked on one of those. I...

    Been a while since Iíve worked on one of those. I think there is a door switch in the bottom left corner of the panel that is jacked open a bit on rack blower compartment.

    Maybe they can add some...
  4. Thread: New Here

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    Post in general until you get your post count up....

    Post in general until you get your post count up. Interact and answer questions when they are asked. Your technical support will be limited until you apply for pro status. Itís free but required to...
  5. Russia needs to sit in the corner and have a time...

    Russia needs to sit in the corner and have a time out. Until they are done with their quiet time they canít play with the rest of the world, but the rest of the world needs to still function so they...
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    Iím a big fan of the H10. It was more finicky to...

    Iím a big fan of the H10. It was more finicky to use but found everything the others couldnít. Not the battery model, the plug in model. I found the battery to be cheep and problematic. Replaced the...
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    Is home warranty worth the money?

    Iíve never once heard of them doing a quality repair or of people having had a good experience with them.

    Never has anyone I hear talking stuck up for them when people complain about them on this...
  8. Most importantly if you are an exotic dancer then...

    Most importantly if you are an exotic dancer then send videos [emoji23]
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    If you post make and model numbers of the...

    If you post make and model numbers of the equipment you have it would be helpful.
  10. Keep the fan speed control, add a crank case...

    Keep the fan speed control, add a crank case heater.

    Your TXV can loose control without enough pressure drop across it. This could lead to hunting and that could flood back.

    Reduced pressure...
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    I suggested dumping the dehumidifier air into the...

    I suggested dumping the dehumidifier air into the return only because it sounded like it would be delivered by a fan that would not compete well with the pressures in the furnace supply, not to aid...
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    My phone wonít even let me open some of those web...

    My phone wonít even let me open some of those web links because of security risks. Have you fond a link that actually provided the book?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    You almost did except your first sentence says...

    You almost did except your first sentence says that it ďraises the relative humidity because warm air can hold more moistureĒ (that quote is not word for word, but it would have been correct to say...
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    Ö Err, board them up and stuff the vents with...

    Ö Err, board them up and stuff the vents with towels. Opening the window would make it worse for him. The relative humidity of the outside air would be around 11% after the it warms up to his 72 DegF...
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    I donít recall where I said not to run the...

    I donít recall where I said not to run the dehumidifier at the same time as the AC, was that in a different post? You could run the dehumidifier and the AC at the same time. They both serve the same...
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    Does a furnace dry the air in a house?

    I think this is a long standing belief and if we are going to find the origin of this belief then we need to look at the equipment that was in operation at the time it would have came about. I donít...
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    Aprilaire has quite a strong following around...

    Aprilaire has quite a strong following around here. Is one better supported than the other in your area? If parts are always a month away then itís a good reason to explore other options.
    ...
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    I would recommend dumping the fresh air and...

    I would recommend dumping the fresh air and dehumidifier supply into the return side of the furnace. Outside air is dirty stuff so you are going to want to filter it first to minimize dust settling...
  19. Thread: silver solder

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    Is this based off of observation or is there...

    Is this based off of observation or is there science behind it?

    Iím not arguing, my experience falls right in line with what you say, just curious if you know of an article that explains the...
  20. Thread: silver solder

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    Iíve done it before so I know it is possible to...

    Iíve done it before so I know it is possible to be done if you donít overheat the jointÖ but why is it not allowed? I donít think Iíve heard that before.


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    They were last on the day you asked to step back...

    They were last on the day you asked to step back and review the basics before plotting the duct sizing. They have their homework, Iím guessing they will be back soon with answers.
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    Nah, you would probably just end up fixing...

    Nah, you would probably just end up fixing someone elseís broken unit by mistake. [emoji23]
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    Yes, this site come up on search in Tapatalk. You...

    Yes, this site come up on search in Tapatalk. You can join using tapatalk as well without ever visiting the website. Pretty sure, almost certain that is how I joined years ago, or at least re-found...
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    I do everything on tapatalk, I donít ever see the...

    I do everything on tapatalk, I donít ever see the big red text. I know of its existence, but only through word of mouth an from the pictures of it others have posted while bringing it to the...
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    H

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220214/d9fc9837b968f9728a9395c02638c9ed.jpg

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220214/93b7f893dfc2333461e585d6935fe56d.jpg
    I guess they didnít like his...
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    Good point. If the quality is there then I have...

    Good point. If the quality is there then I have no problem with it.

    To be honest, with their lack of presence in this part of the market, Iím skeptical of their quality, and at that price point...
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    Milwaukee clamp meterÖ

    I know everyone is starting to make clamp meters now, it seems to be the new fad. Generally Iíve found them all to be cheeper than Fluke meters. This however seems to be backwards.

    I havenít...
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    I have the same issue a you. Toes forever to load...

    I have the same issue a you. Toes forever to load posts sometimes.

    Iíve found closing the app, then turning off wifi at my phone, then turning wifi back on, then reopening the app can help. But...
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    Sorry Jay, Iím no use to you on that one. I donít...

    Sorry Jay, Iím no use to you on that one. I donít have the software anymore. That stayed on the company laptop when I left the last company I worked for. There was some software for the old Sanyo...
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    Get a Vertiv DataMate. They are wall mountable,...

    Get a Vertiv DataMate. They are wall mountable, serviceable, reliable, and repairable! They have ability to humidify and dehumidify as well.

    Vertiv (Also known as Liebert) has units out there...
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    No bender? No problem

    Here we go, this stuff is rated for 1500 PSI burst pressureÖ

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220201/50de1859758a306e1907a5166df506f8.jpg

    Ö not anywhere close to the 4000 PSI burst rating...
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    This is all I could find on flex gas pipe. ...

    This is all I could find on flex gas pipe.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220201/1c033004782e015c3ab486f0d00f0b63.jpg

    Though, that is a certified pressure rating, not a max test pressure...
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    You know, to be honest, Iím actually impressed! I...

    You know, to be honest, Iím actually impressed! I mean.. thatís the most effort put into a hack job repair that I can remember. I mean, at least they had the forethought to find a Ďgasí rated item to...
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    I think youíve really hit the nail on the head...

    I think youíve really hit the nail on the head here. Itís all relative to what your customer is.

    Our sales staff are selling only to a specific customer that wouldnít expect less than a high end...
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    Our sales personnel drive around in BMW sedan or...

    Our sales personnel drive around in BMW sedan or equivalent.
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    Water sourced heat pump problem

    Sounds like you have low water flow through your condenser. You can have the tech clean the condenser and check for restrictions.

    Before you call them back you can check the valves and make sure...
  37. Thread: industry news

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    industry news

    https://www.rses.org/studentjournal.aspx

    Try this free one year subscription.

    If not a student then do a google search, you may need a different link but everyone can get their first year...
  38. Belt looses Tension around 3 days after tightening and unit turns off thermostat

    I would assume the techs know how to properly tension a belt. Changing the size can alter the traction patch the belt makes with a pulley, but probably not enough to worry about on yours. Pictures...
  39. A sheave open too far will allow the belt to ride...

    A sheave open too far will allow the belt to ride on the threads. Belts need to grip on the sides, not the bottom. This will also cause you to run a smaller belt.

    Just because the manual says a...
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    Ahh, sounds like a lesson pulled right out of the...

    Ahh, sounds like a lesson pulled right out of the Red Green book.

    ďThere are only two tools you need in your tool boxÖ
    If it moves when it shouldnít, use duct tape.
    If it doesnít move when it...
  41. Professor X asks a girl, "what is your mutant power?"

    Technically, we all have the power to ďguessĒ the number of pulls it would take for the first tryÖ. So I suppose we are ALL superheroes in a way [emoji6] (or is it Mutant-heroes?)
  42. Post some pictures and add more details. It...

    Post some pictures and add more details. It almost sounds like your motor mount is missing some parts, or your shives are not aligned, along with many other possibilities.

    How often are you...
  43. When the HP enters defrost it will energize heat...

    When the HP enters defrost it will energize heat strips. That is controlled by the defrost board in the condenser. This may also back feed to the thermostat and illuminate the E Heat light. Just a...
  44. Itís interesting how you managed to both Win this...

    Itís interesting how you managed to both Win this one and Lose at the same timeÖ [emoji848]
  45. I considered tropical, but I really donít like...

    I considered tropical, but I really donít like the idea of having poisonous snakes and spiders lurking behind panels and crawl spaces.

    Then I considered going north where cost of living is...
  46. You got to remember the people that are hiring...

    You got to remember the people that are hiring your services are often times not mechanically inclined. If it breaks then they have to call someone out and itís usually on a weekend. If you can go...
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    The worst thing you could do is give up. ...

    The worst thing you could do is give up.

    Nobody expects you to be perfect, specially at your age. Just learn from your mistakes and try again.

    Reach out to people if you have questions. No...
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    Cold weather charge by weight

    I use a paint stripper/heat gun. Works amazingly well, itís very quick, and easy to store. Also since you have electricity strung out already for the vacuum itís not much extra to set up. [emoji106]...
  49. Thread: Hazard pay?

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    That is a great great point. Itís hard to kill...

    That is a great great point. Itís hard to kill something with UV when it is cast over with a shadow.

    So what is the most effective mesure?

    From what Iíve seen, humidity control is probably the...
  50. Thread: Hazard pay?

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    Hazard pay?

    Is there any data that indicates the UV is effective on airborne particulate when the airspeed is moving past it at itís designed rate? Not sure what speed you are moving through your filters but use...
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