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  1. My problem is that every government facing...

    My problem is that every government facing financial crisis thinks the way out of their mess is a "hot" war. FDR extended the last "great" depression by his socialist programs and was itching to get...
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    Just closed the casino and laid off 250 folks.

    Just closed the casino and laid off 250 folks.
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    Rat Batard Wilson knew about the flu and...

    Rat Batard Wilson knew about the flu and proceeded to pack folks together anyway..
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    Great book on the politics of disease and...

    Great book on the politics of disease and megalomaniacs... This is a good read.

    "At the height of WWI, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with...
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    Not a bomb shell, just a loose cannon.

    Not a bomb shell, just a loose cannon.
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    So; did you buy a Energy recovery ventilator or a...

    So; did you buy a Energy recovery ventilator or a heat recovery ventilator?

    ERV tends to keep humidity where it is at. Brings moisture back into home in winter and keeps it out in the summer....
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    Wood shop? Welding shop? Plugged filters and...

    Wood shop? Welding shop? Plugged filters and coils......
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    I see some reports that this virus appeared close...

    I see some reports that this virus appeared close to the PRC's biological warfare center. Accidental release? Hacking like happened in Iran's centrifuges?

    Whatever the source, the Agenda 21...
  9. Insulated slab on grade, stamped stained concrete...

    Insulated slab on grade, stamped stained concrete and radiant tubing. My absolute favorite. Plus with all the south facing windows mentioned, you will have a place for the heat from the sun to go and...
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    Trump is the only POTUS in recent history that...

    Trump is the only POTUS in recent history that has lost personal wealth. Plus he donates his salary to good causes. The career politicians hate him for the fact they cannot buy him and have no real...
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    Killer for stats is the folks cleaning them....

    Killer for stats is the folks cleaning them. Breaking the cap at the sense bulb. At least that is my story.....

    Not sure if any of the available fryers have a way of protecting the bulbs....
  12. I do triples all the time.First two with N2 and...

    I do triples all the time.First two with N2 and then do a "deminimus" with the refrigerant. Usually goes in the high side and out the low side to do a "sweep" of any residual unwanted gasses and...
  13. Buying a new charging scale.. What is good? ADS100 died.

    My old ADS100 has a display of "0" but is not reading any weight. Prolly time for a new scale.

    Looking for recommendations. Ones that don't get squirrly in the rain and I do not need wireless...
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  14. Why stainless? And it would be more effective...

    Why stainless?

    And it would be more effective and easier if you had the liner with one penetration and common vent before entering the masonry.

    or better yet, as you have very limited rise off...
  15. So, why not an energy recovery wheel? Coupled...

    So, why not an energy recovery wheel? Coupled with direct fired MUA for 100% efficiency heating and a great source of CO2 ta boot. ERV wheel would require good PM and regular filter changes, but mo...
  16. The noise is called "kettling" and is either from...

    The noise is called "kettling" and is either from hard water deposits or perhaps the HX is not completely full of water...

    That said, You need a new boiler! That one looks hazardous! Plus the pump...
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    Thought that 410a was non flammable? Orange...

    Thought that 410a was non flammable? Orange fireballs speak to me of propane or mapp...
  18. I'd opt for a inverter drive heat pump. Have not...

    I'd opt for a inverter drive heat pump. Have not used them but the Bosch rings a lot of bells for me. Size this for the temperature difference when you are on vacation for three months (FL?) Outside...
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    Goes out.. When it comes home, does it reek of...

    Goes out.. When it comes home, does it reek of alcohol and have lipstick on it? (just kidding)

    Could be any one of a dozen reasons and because it is a safety thing, we cannot offer any online...
  20. There are some water heaters that are approved...

    There are some water heaters that are approved for "sidearm" use and have ports in the side for the heating.

    As to the proper temp? Would need to do a heat loss and loop design to tell you that. ...
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    Get ready for a Hillary redux if one of the...

    Get ready for a Hillary redux if one of the present candidates does not significantly pull ahead... Hillary is already bad mouthing Sanders.

    Brokered convention coming our way!
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    Nu-Calgon I-Wave C issues.....

    OK, bought into these 12x. Just over a year old. Face plates on half of them look either burnt or in process of baking. One display says what looks to be FAIL and another has a partial display.. Any...
  23. Feet smell? Nose runs? Built upside down. ;-)

    Feet smell? Nose runs?

    Built upside down. ;-)
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    Return air in the bedrooms as well as a supply?...

    Return air in the bedrooms as well as a supply? Or one return air for each system.

    If returns in the rooms, closing the door is unbalancing a improperly designed dust system that is creating a...
  25. Iranians don't hate us, Russians don't hate us,...

    Iranians don't hate us, Russians don't hate us, we don't hate them..... BUT our governments and the war industry and the global bankers LOVE war.

    I love my country and my countrymen, really have...
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    SDR35 pipe with long radius ells.. Glued...

    SDR35 pipe with long radius ells.. Glued fittings. Do the calcs for round metal ductwork and size the diameter and external static of the fan to suit.

    As long as you are moving/providing enough...
  27. Thomas Sowell does a fantastic job of explaining...

    Thomas Sowell does a fantastic job of explaining the how and why of cultures and nations. Very good read as are all his books.

    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/209102.Conquests_and_Cultures
  28. If you want boots that last forever, ones that...

    If you want boots that last forever, ones that fit, check out White Shoe in Spokane WA. Famous for their logging boots and loggers are waaaay harder on shoes than any HVAC/R guy. Been there.
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    I have watched the 3 hours of OANN's expose and...

    I have watched the 3 hours of OANN's expose and it is quite revealing! Perhaps it should be used in the "trial" as evidence?
  30. Two suggestions, one is "redline" the...

    Two suggestions, one is "redline" the jurisdictions you have issues with and let callers know why you do not service their area.

    The tell the prospective customer to call the city and complain...
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    Might consider the Bosch inverter system as it is...

    Might consider the Bosch inverter system as it is stand alone.. No communication with inside unit.

    Also and especially in FL, get a good surge/lightning protector on the unit as well as a whole...
  32. Vent and combustion air want to be in the same...

    Vent and combustion air want to be in the same pressure zone. Concentrics and the flat looking kits are a great improvement over the funky sidewall PVC recommendations..

    Are you having issues? or...
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    Trump is ROCKING the beard. If his grew out like...

    Trump is ROCKING the beard. If his grew out like this he'd probably increase his ratings!

    Ted Cruz's beard was a great improvement as well....
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    Toto Drake II.....Cannot say anything bad. Have...

    Toto Drake II.....Cannot say anything bad. Have three including one in a rental and never had a renter complain.
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    Mine is a Craftsman. Not sure if it is available...

    Mine is a Craftsman. Not sure if it is available any more, but might take a look.
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    Toto Drake. Have three of them in my house,...

    Toto Drake. Have three of them in my house, flushes the biggest loads on on trip of the handle! They are 1.6 gallon flushers.
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    A/H on other side of door? Very short lineset!...

    A/H on other side of door? Very short lineset! Don't even have to evacuate.... ;-)
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    Just a thought, but I had a Ruud H/P that did the...

    Just a thought, but I had a Ruud H/P that did the same thing right out of the box. Turns out that the distributor tube to the section freezing up was restricted from the factory! My wholesaler...
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    Providing that the system is operating properly,...

    Providing that the system is operating properly, you might be well served by getting a thermostat installed that has adaptive recovery. Allows you to do a setback and the 'stat will learn when to...
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    Try Peterson Mfg. They make sand pan units and...

    Try Peterson Mfg. They make sand pan units and may be of help if you cannot find an original data plate with a model #.

    Perhaps just buying a complete new one might be in order? They are not...
  41. I think Jimmy Hoffa had a pair of indestructible...

    I think Jimmy Hoffa had a pair of indestructible shoes... Cement.
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    Unless you have a radiant professional design...

    Unless you have a radiant professional design (and preferably install) the system, I'd highly recommend against DIY floor heat. I installed a lot of floor heat and it has some major pitfalls for H/O...
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    It is acidic, but not too much. You can taste a...

    It is acidic, but not too much. You can taste a drop on your finger and get a feel for it. I've done this as I was curious myself. I have never installed a condensate neutralizer unless the...
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    IF you are set on mini splits, I'd recommend that...

    IF you are set on mini splits, I'd recommend that you buy three individual systems. Ease of install and service as well as redundancy. Especially as it looks like your area is a technical desert.......
  45. Thread: Poor Tesla

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    ....and used.

    ....and used.
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    I think your price on new batteries is off by a...

    I think your price on new batteries is off by a factor of 10. Replacement battery pack for a Prius is about 6K
  47. 'nuther reason to not inadvertently introduce...

    'nuther reason to not inadvertently introduce non-condensibles and moisture to a system!

    Purge them hoses.... Keep 'em on the spuds and under slight pressure when not actively using them.
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    May not have it "in her blood" but certainly a...

    May not have it "in her blood" but certainly a power hungry momma in her rear view....
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    If the installer just walked away and it went...

    If the installer just walked away and it went into lockout, he needs to come back and look into it.

    Never push reset on oil fired equipment more than once! I've spent waaaay to many hours...
  50. Can't cold start with a DHW coil... Unless you...

    Can't cold start with a DHW coil... Unless you like cold showers! ;-)

    As to condensation. As long as the flue gas get to and stays at above 140F I believe that you will be ok.

    I'm sure someone...
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