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    Spin kit bud.....no gaskets, sealant, oil,...

    Spin kit bud.....no gaskets, sealant, oil, voodoo, or anything else.

    Pressure test at 500psi with big blu and vacuum down to at least 200 microns and you wont be coming back unless the copper...
  2. You call those fun facts?

    You call those fun facts?
  3. You keep saying it's the unit. What has been done...

    You keep saying it's the unit. What has been done to determine this?

    How has the stat been ruled out?
  4. Thread: Formal Apology

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    My memory, from back in the early eighties, was...

    My memory, from back in the early eighties, was it was not created by the military. It may have been for the military, or that was the target audience, or they glommed onto it. Do you know what the...
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    I had this building many years ago with six ~10...

    I had this building many years ago with six ~10 ton units. A point in time when they started losing gas valves, maybe two a year. So we put an additional regulator before each unit, problem went...
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    Ah, the rest of the story. Thought I heard that...

    Ah, the rest of the story. Thought I heard that on the radio. Just does confirm the definitions of words are being changed.
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    I used to get at least one plugged pilot at the...

    I used to get at least one plugged pilot at the beginning of heating season for decades. All from spiders. How they crawl through the pilot orifice is beyond me. Think it's been about four years...
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    Yeah, definitions of words keep changing. From a...

    Yeah, definitions of words keep changing. From a quick Google search:

    "Vaccine used to be defined as a substances that provides 'immunity' to a specific disease," reads the text of an Instagram...
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    I have a touch of OCD. Fortunately, I'm too...

    I have a touch of OCD.

    Fortunately, I'm too lazy to do much about it.
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    Nice to know you're still young enough to do that...

    Nice to know you're still young enough to do that . . . LOL !!
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    Nice username, by the way. 829763

    Nice username, by the way.

    829763
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    Someone come back after a perma-ban ?

    Someone come back after a perma-ban ?
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    I help where I can. Funny thing is, I've...

    I help where I can.

    Funny thing is, I've forgotten more than I remember.
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    I've been making double flares for decades. Never...

    I've been making double flares for decades. Never had a single leak. Don't make many flares these days, but use to do a LOT of refrigeration, with lots of flares. And seriously, NEVER had a single...
  15. My windows do that. But the house was built 60...

    My windows do that. But the house was built 60 years ago, have aluminum frames, and are single pane. I'd be willing to bet code where I live would not allow that any more.
  16. If you don't want to buy a cheapie t-stat to help...

    If you don't want to buy a cheapie t-stat to help diagnose the problem, I can give you an even cheaper alternative. Remember, the idea is to learn if the problem is within the heater, or external to...
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    I don't do resi work, but in commercial, I've...

    I don't do resi work, but in commercial, I've seen a lot of 'large' boilers below grade. The difference here is that ventilation is engineered in.

    My guess is if a qualified engineer did engineer...
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    You'd think, but apparently not. Look at all of...

    You'd think, but apparently not. Look at all of the welfare mom's with no baby daddy around.
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    The way it works, is you need something else in...

    The way it works, is you need something else in life to replace the drugs.

    You need a purpose or something fulfilling. A reason to want to live each day.
  20. You still don't know if it is the stat or the...

    You still don't know if it is the stat or the unit.

    Put a cheap stat on and see if anything changes.
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    Ouch !!

    Ouch !!
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    Will he offer me his throat to the wolf with...

    Will he offer me his throat to the wolf with three red roses?
  23. I have a pressure difference every morning. Feels...

    I have a pressure difference every morning. Feels freakin' awesome.
  24. No, you don't have to do anything. My father...

    No, you don't have to do anything.

    My father told me that when I was child. As he was taking his belt off.
  25. All it takes is money to correct.

    All it takes is money to correct.
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    Come to think of it, I need to go turn the stove...

    Come to think of it, I need to go turn the stove on.

    I never throw bones away without boiling them first. Had some chicken broth in the freezer. And another bag of chicken bones. Started boiling...
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    Thanksgiving is going to be a bit weird this...

    Thanksgiving is going to be a bit weird this year. Usually, it's a large extended family gathering. But small groups this year. Picking up the turkey today. Que-ing it in the Webber Sunday, then...
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    Did she pay you for your services?

    Did she pay you for your services?
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    I'm not in the habit of tossing out dis-likes on...

    I'm not in the habit of tossing out dis-likes on a post, but this is a borderline contender.
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    Oh, okay. Difficult to tell on an Internet...

    Oh, okay.

    Difficult to tell on an Internet forum with only the first post from some rando.
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    Didn't get the answer he wanted. LOL

    Didn't get the answer he wanted. LOL
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    As usual, OP was a one off, and ain't comin' back.

    As usual, OP was a one off, and ain't comin' back.
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    That is pretty freaking funny. Last time I went...

    That is pretty freaking funny. Last time I went to the dentist he asked me if I wanted to have the other tooth pulled I said yeah do it. Pretty freaking funny dentist was totally cool.
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    Kinda funny story. Maybe a couple of years ago, a...

    Kinda funny story. Maybe a couple of years ago, a co-worker grabbed a rag from under a unit to wipe his hands. Then threw it down, saying someone shit in that rag. All I did was laugh.
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    I try to save money where ever I can. I do...

    I try to save money where ever I can. I do everything myself. Except when it came to my roof. Paid a reputable contractor to do that. Last thing I wanted was water damage during a winter rain.

    If...
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    That's the way it was worded, but I'll bet that's...

    That's the way it was worded, but I'll bet that's not what he meant.
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    Oh, and just remembered another detail on those...

    Oh, and just remembered another detail on those government jobs.

    Our proposals would include a warranty reserve. For purposes of this discussion, let's just call it 5-10 K dollars. If the...
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    I'm not the least bit disrespectful of a home...

    I'm not the least bit disrespectful of a home owner purchasing and installing HVAC equipment. Just call me when you have problems, and any warranties you expect will be on you. If you don't pay me...
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    It was maybe a couple of years ago, at least...

    It was maybe a couple of years ago, at least before the lock down. I was doing dishes at the sink. My sweetie and I go back and forth, meaning we share that duty, little or no words need to be said....
  40. Although my crystal ball is also on back order,...

    Although my crystal ball is also on back order, this is where I'm leaning. Probably a programming thing. Could go to the local hardware store and buy a cheap ass stat and see if things change.
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    Me doing an expensive turkey on the BBQ. Happy...

    Me doing an expensive turkey on the BBQ.

    Happy Thanks Giving to all.

    Remember, this is not a day of gifts, but rather a day of connecting with family. Sharing memories, stories.

    Please don't...
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    You vote democrat, this is what happens.

    You vote democrat, this is what happens.
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    That's what I remember. Bartenders would call...

    That's what I remember. Bartenders would call every 3-4 weeks, they could easily tell when they needed to be cleaned.
  44. I think he was just released from jail or prison,...

    I think he was just released from jail or prison, something like that. Maybe I'm mixing this up with another incident.
  45. Think I heard he was running from another crime;...

    Think I heard he was running from another crime; something to do with a knife.
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    I just do the Webber with salt and pepper. Catch...

    I just do the Webber with salt and pepper. Catch the drippings to make the gravy.

    I've had brined turkeys before, but can't tell much difference for all of the effort.

    It's the crispy skin that...
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    Here's your best answer yet. And to add just...

    Here's your best answer yet.

    And to add just bit to this, equivalent length means your fittings, like 90's, add more to the equivalent length than the actual length.

    It's actually pretty...
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    You don't want that one, you want the Road Runner...

    You don't want that one, you want the Road Runner model.
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    This thread reminds of something from years ago....

    This thread reminds of something from years ago. Can't be positive, but I probably had my robber cord clipped into a disconnect. What I DO remember is I said fine. I picked up my tools and walked off...
  50. I thought with a high temp trip, the unit would...

    I thought with a high temp trip, the unit would lock out. I mean, what new unit nowadays doesn't have a circuit board that will lock the unit out?
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