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  1. That is absolutely true. PHM -------

    That is absolutely true.

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  2. Yes; but that doesn't make my observations and...

    Yes; but that doesn't make my observations and opinion any less valid. Nor does it support your statement that 'the effect of last month's brownie' is "nonsense". <g>

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    Leak checking with vacuum has the same efficacy...

    Leak checking with vacuum has the same efficacy as pressure testing with 14.7 lbs of nitrogen pressure on the system. A nice dab of nylog will seal an inward leak at that pressure differential. <g>...
  4. I used to agree with this but I've changed my...

    I used to agree with this but I've changed my mind over the last few years.

    I have friends who smoked pot recreationally for years and I found their overall demeanor and performance fairly...
  5. I've had it tried on me but I always had the...

    I've had it tried on me but I always had the superior bargaining chip. Which is that I can do anything and I can do it for anybody who is willing to pay me. If it's not you boss - no problem and no...
  6. That's what got my attention too. And even...

    That's what got my attention too.

    And even more so the part that it was available "again". <g>

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    Has she had any tear ducts blocked already? That...

    Has she had any tear ducts blocked already? That is often a first reaction to the problem you describe.

    What was the surgery exactly? Do you know the actual procedure performed?

    Was the...
  8. You need to clean it / have it cleaned and...

    You need to clean it / have it cleaned and inspected internally.

    The condensate water is intended to drain towards the outdoor coil. For several decades now the condensate water ends up in a...
  9. I'm sort of surprised that it got a 90 rather...

    I'm sort of surprised that it got a 90 rather than the more traditional kink.

    Are you sure it's a Chinese Restaurant? Where is all the grease and oil puddled and running everywhere?

    PHM...
  10. Let's have a show of hands. Will Spy Guy...

    Let's have a show of hands.

    Will Spy Guy take up the small task of learning some basic pneumatic control logic and application? Or that of enlisting the help of someone who already knows it?
    ...
  11. In a technical forum especially; I read posts in...

    In a technical forum especially; I read posts in sequence. I tend to answer the first post/question without going further because I don't want to be influenced by what others might post.

    Plus; ...
  12. What am I? Clairvoyant? How would I know what's...

    What am I? Clairvoyant? How would I know what's in post ten from reading what's in post one? <g>

    Actually when I got to your post I was going to credit you with beating me to the finish line but...
  13. This assumption you state is incorrect. The...

    This assumption you state is incorrect. The problem is that you do not understand the design, nor how what you have in front of you deviates from the design intent.

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  14. What you describe is not how it was ever supposed...

    What you describe is not how it was ever supposed to work.

    It's not either/or - not an on/off thermostat - and if it is the people who last worked on it created that obviously incorrect...
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    Rise and fall timed in seconds? Result...

    Rise and fall timed in seconds? Result multiplied by three?

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    Thanks for the unequal capacitors wired in series...

    Thanks for the unequal capacitors wired in series calculator.

    Do you have one for unequal capacitors wired in parallel ?

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    Well how about that? We're getting to be...

    Well how about that? We're getting to be neighbors. Tarpon, then Holiday, then Port Richey, now Hudson, and then on to Aripika. How much further can Homosassa be? <g>

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  18. I gotta tell ya - 5.5 tons seems damned excessive...

    I gotta tell ya - 5.5 tons seems damned excessive for the residential comfort cooling you've described. And in Rhode Island? <g>

    Knowing only what you've said here my forced-guess would be about...
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    R-13 was never inexpensive. R-13 was $100. when...

    R-13 was never inexpensive. R-13 was $100. when R-22 was $2. <g>

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  20. No; but I sure as hell would tell him to put a...

    No; but I sure as hell would tell him to put a bigger bilge pump in! <g>

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    Head pressure: 400 lbs. Condenser air in: 140º...

    Head pressure: 400 lbs.
    Condenser air in: 140º F. I guess
    Condenser air out: what; about 160º F. I am guessing?
    LSC is: 30º F. - so the system has plenty of refrigerant in it
    Suction...
  22. Dade County - For a window to be certified as...

    Dade County -

    For a window to be certified as hurricane impact resistant, it must pass various testing, dependent on it's intended use. The Florida Building Code outlines the two most common...
  23. Pretty much all you can buy in Florida are Dade...

    Pretty much all you can buy in Florida are Dade County rated. Usually called Hurricane Windows. As they are all you can legally install under permit.

    If you are willing to shop in a south...
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    Were the 45's the only capacitors you had? Do...

    Were the 45's the only capacitors you had?
    Do you carry a 'combining capacitors' calculator?

    Almost always you can duplicate what you Need by combining capacitors that you Have.

    Left with no...
  25. Stuff doesn't loosen up unless they want it to. ...

    Stuff doesn't loosen up unless they want it to.

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  26. I think I was on a video-sting like that twice. ...

    I think I was on a video-sting like that twice. Very obvious things were wrong - like a wire on the wrong terminal or something. I think one was an inducer motor unplugged. Maybe the W screw well...
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    I have three out of four canned-ham units - heat...

    I have three out of four canned-ham units - heat pumps - still chugging away with original compressors. They do have Goodman defrost controls in them now though.

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    Well of course there is the fact that the summers...

    Well of course there is the fact that the summers are only like fifteen to twenty minutes long up there too. <g>

    I have always called that model you have a Cooling Tower Carrier - because that is...
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    Just the Klein, that eye sparkle they get, and...

    Just the Klein, that eye sparkle they get, and the special little smile would do it. And almost certainly even without either megger.

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  30. One time I got a call from a homeowner. He...

    One time I got a call from a homeowner. He wanted new heating and AC. He had no idea what he had, didn't know how many floors his house was, and was sort of pushy and belligerent. He also demanded...
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    You ghosting us MF'er. I don't care who you are...

    You ghosting us MF'er. I don't care who you are back in the worl' - you give us up one mo time; I'll bleed you - real quiet - and leave ya heah. Got dat!

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    Looks like Predator blood ! Look around - up in...

    Looks like Predator blood ! Look around - up in the trees - to see if you can find it - look for the mirrors. And whatever you do - don't hurt the girl!

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  33. No way I would let them install torch-down in...

    No way I would let them install torch-down in that area.

    Adhesive epdm - or mechanical with adhesive seal over the fasteners.

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    Any idea from what he died from? After pro...

    Any idea from what he died from?

    After pro wrestling he was a physical wreck. He is the guy who turned me onto the benefits of taking concentrated black cherry juice. Without it he couldn't...
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    Watch it again but pause at 54 seconds in. Of...

    Watch it again but pause at 54 seconds in. Of the three guys in the frame at 54 and 55 seconds - the one on the left side of the screen is a friend of mine. Or maybe I should say 'was' as I haven't...
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    I never gave that much thought - until now. I...

    I never gave that much thought - until now. I sure hoe it doesn't happen with attractive young ladies. <g>

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  37. What about Union Aire ? PHM -------

    What about Union Aire ?

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    A divorce or a new house very few years would be...

    A divorce or a new house very few years would be the my first guesses. <g> You will want to move on before you have to pay for all the damage to the house her indoor temperature demands will...
  39. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0145I072I?pd_rd_i=B0145...

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0145I072I?pd_rd_i=B0145I072I&pd_rd_w=rEgow&pf_rd_p=ee186ce0-6bf7-4893-85b9-f3368b019e0f&pd_rd_wg=PccCL&pf_rd_r=8SS92PN12ASZ7KTDA57Z&pd_rd_r=adac64a1-07ae-41d0-a159-5aa777127...
  40. You will be even more surprised if you spray the...

    You will be even more surprised if you spray the spun fiberglass filter with Filter Coat (or equivalent) before installing it.

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  41. Sounds a lot like the indoor coil is freezing. ...

    Sounds a lot like the indoor coil is freezing.

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    Speaking of Florida - I have found some oddities...

    Speaking of Florida - I have found some oddities of prices here. For example; concrete block is 20-25% more if I buy it in Georgia or Alabama than it is buying it in Florida. The monthly lease...
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    I use covid! for everything. Need a building...

    I use covid! for everything.

    Need a building permit extended, temporarily suspended, or re-instated? Covid!

    Don't want the inspector showing up yet? Covid!

    Late for an appointment? ...
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    Would you please expand on that point? PHM...

    Would you please expand on that point?

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    I can't picture that being true in US or Canada. ...

    I can't picture that being true in US or Canada. These two countries actively farm trees - which, to my knowledge is not done anywhere else in the world. This is why we produce the second best...
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    The pattern has been clear to anyone who looked. ...

    The pattern has been clear to anyone who looked. The net flight of wealth from California has been going on for decades. Of course it started with the serious money but over time it has worked it's...
  47. As I picture what you have - there are pressure...

    As I picture what you have - there are pressure reducing valves in parallel. One handling 33% of the load and the one handling 66% of the load.

    If so; the likeliest reason would be maintain...
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    It's a woman not a man. She worked for and...

    It's a woman not a man. She worked for and retired from a large insurance company. Great pension package, free insurance of all kinds for life, seven figure 401, owns a vertically integrated...
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    I have a friend building a house in Michigan. ...

    I have a friend building a house in Michigan. Original contracted was $450K and change. With the building materials cost escalator clause it's now over $500K. I never would have signed the...
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    Then what is the explanation that both input And...

    Then what is the explanation that both input And output yards are full? The output yard was filled by Somebody working. <g> It seems like the bottle-neck would be lack of sales or lack of shipping...
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