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    Someone take the aftermarket board and change a...

    Someone take the aftermarket board and change a jumper to DSI? As long as it sees a pilot flame it will fault if so.
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    Who said it was inspected?

    Who said it was inspected?
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    OLD humidistat... 40 years or so?

    OLD humidistat... 40 years or so?
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    I think he went in to have the head of the...

    I think he went in to have the head of the "intelligence" committee removed from his sphincter... Was getting painful.
  5. Everybody has and knows how to use military...

    Everybody has and knows how to use military rifles..

    Swiss have not been involved in any wars nor been invaded since about 1400.
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    You Americans are so gullible. No, you won't...

    You Americans are so gullible. No, you won't accept communism outright, but we'll keep feeding you small doses of socialism until you'll finally wake up and find you already have communism. We won't...
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    College? Was not aware by his actions that he'd...

    College? Was not aware by his actions that he'd finished HS... ;-)
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    Success does not consist in never making mistakes...

    Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.

    George Bernard Shaw
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    People who think they know everything are a great...

    People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.


    Isaac Asimov
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    Most of man's trouble comes from his inability to...

    Most of man's trouble comes from his inability to be still.

    Blaise Pascal
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    If I believe in God and life after death and you...

    If I believe in God and life after death and you do not, and if there is no God, we both lose when we die.

    However, if there is a God, you still lose and I gain everything.

    Blaise Pascal
  12. Any tech worth a hoot should be able to retrofit...

    Any tech worth a hoot should be able to retrofit a sequencer. It is not "rocket science"
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    Nothing is fool proof... They breed better fools...

    Nothing is fool proof... They breed better fools every year.

    me.
  14. "Income inequality" has been more a result of...

    "Income inequality" has been more a result of government rules and regulations that "raise the drawbridge" on opportunities to start a small business... Even to braid hair you have to have a license!...
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    To many, this may come as a shock. Socialism has...

    To many, this may come as a shock. Socialism has failed wherever it has been tried and communism has cost the lives of more people than any other ideology in a comparable amount of time. Historical...
  16. Minimum wage laws exclude most teens looking for...

    Minimum wage laws exclude most teens looking for their first part-time jobs. Also pushes automation for customer "service" like the phone he-- you get calling anyone these days. Even Micky Dees is...
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    Run some hot water through it. Drain well! First...

    Run some hot water through it. Drain well! First recovery, make sure oil is not 400F so you do not blow it up with a steam explosion. I've done this with my PF90
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    Over 700,000 taxpaying citizens left CA last...

    Over 700,000 taxpaying citizens left CA last year... More than 50k of them came to NV... Most go to TX and WA... Be prepared for a CA mindset in your home town!
  19. Whatever you do end up installing, please do your...

    Whatever you do end up installing, please do your equipment a favor and install a surge protector. Any board for any machine will cause you heart palpitations...

    That said, I'd like to try a Bosch...
  20. I'd be interested in a picture of the "corroded"...

    I'd be interested in a picture of the "corroded" gas valve. I have not seen one before in my 40+ years in the trade. ;-)

    If this furnace pulls any air from the adjacent laundry, or the...
  21. Generally, heating. Causes a high compression...

    Generally, heating. Causes a high compression ratio at low ambients.

    When I was installing Ruud equipment, the mfg said to leave 'em run no matter how cold it was outside. (if using resistance...
  22. Rotary compressors are highly efficient. Only...

    Rotary compressors are highly efficient. Only reason they were not used in larger systems is the vanes wear and leak too quickly. Now we are starting to see larger systems like the Bosch resi unit on...
  23. If cost of kW demand is an issue, the VFD's might...

    If cost of kW demand is an issue, the VFD's might be ahead in this horse race.
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    I have a 40 year old Stanley one quart SS thermos...

    I have a 40 year old Stanley one quart SS thermos that keeps my coffee hot for 10 hours or more. Not sure if the new Chinese made ones are as good, but they have a good rep with me.
  25. Might look at the heatinghelp dot com site. They...

    Might look at the heatinghelp dot com site. They are almost exclusively "wetheads" and was where I went for guidance when I was in the wet end of the trade..

    That said, modulating, condensing...
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    Ya know PJ, I grew up in the hippy-dippy era of...

    Ya know PJ, I grew up in the hippy-dippy era of "the new ice age" and it was every bit the hysteria that "global warming" is today. Paul Ehrlich was on the news every day. Cited the "consensus of...
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    ....and if you are a climate nazzi, the following...

    ....and if you are a climate nazzi, the following Greenpeace article should put you into paroxysms of panic.

    https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/2019/03/28/china-new-coal-plants-2030-climate/
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    50 years of being wrong... A compendium of print...

    50 years of being wrong... A compendium of print media failed climate and population predictions.. Vedddy inneresting!

    https://cei.org/blog/wrong-again-50-years-failed-eco-pocalyptic-predictions
  29. Sounds like something to do with the reversing...

    Sounds like something to do with the reversing valve. Some sort of resonant frequency generated when in heating mode and up to operating pressure in OD coil.
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    PTCR is a positive coefficient thermistor.......

    PTCR is a positive coefficient thermistor.... Works by allowing current to flow to the start windings when cold and as current flows through the thermistor, it heats up and "chokes off" the current...
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    When I was doing new construction, I made the...

    When I was doing new construction, I made the contractor read and sign a disclaimer that the warranty was void if used during construction....

    Then offered one of my recycled electric furnaces to...
  32. all the info you should need at:...

    all the info you should need at: http://www.hartandcooley.com/files/assets/files/1377616028_010056-GasVentChimneySizingApplicationGuide_0813.pdf

    Willing to bet it is not the furnace's fault...
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    If you need glycol in a boiler, you do not want...

    If you need glycol in a boiler, you do not want plain make up water! Small leak, after time, just water in system and freeze damage happens.

    Cheapish glycol makeup system: Well pressure/bladder...
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    Why? Roof penetration will need snow clearance....

    Why? Roof penetration will need snow clearance. (assuming you get snow.)
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    Board wants to see PS in open every time it has a...

    Board wants to see PS in open every time it has a call for heat..... Which necessitates the inducer shutting down.
  36. Radiant heat in the slab and mini-splits for the...

    Radiant heat in the slab and mini-splits for the living space is my suggestion. I like the hot water solar idea for the concrete as it will soak up several million BTU's on a nice sunny day.
  37. If the sheetrock is not wet, the only other idea...

    If the sheetrock is not wet, the only other idea I could come up with is the screws or nails were overdriven and it just took a shake to get the party started.. Guessing joints were taped which...
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    My favorite install on these is a stand alone...

    My favorite install on these is a stand alone ventilator. Exhaust from "wet" rooms like bath rooms and supply air to bedroom closets. Closets will temper the cooler air and keep the closets "outdoor"...
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    Both have a place. Bags are less costly to...

    Both have a place. Bags are less costly to maintain as you generally can "shake them out" where other media has to be replaced.

    Also, for chuckles, google coal dust explosions.. World is...
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    I just love how she protests that she did nothing...

    I just love how she protests that she did nothing wrong and it was all her ex's fault and the media's fault! Typical millend...
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    I have one set of gauges just for 134a systems....

    I have one set of gauges just for 134a systems. 134a and cap tubes are a pita so I do not want any chance of cross contamination. One set of gauges for all the others...
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    Grain mills are also prone to explosions. Workers...

    Grain mills are also prone to explosions. Workers have to wear spark proof soles, take special precautions when working metal to metal....

    NFPA 8.3.3.3.6* The air-material separator (AMS)...
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    Lahrs, the thing that AOC wants to eliminate...

    Lahrs, the thing that AOC wants to eliminate (commercial air travel) is a big contributor to keeping us from burning up, arctic ice from melting and millions of coastal inhabitants from fleeing their...
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    Air traffic cools the planet! Very interesting...

    Air traffic cools the planet! Very interesting article...

    "Our findings indicate that the diurnal temperature range averaged across the United States was increased during the aircraft-grounded...
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    Pretty damn frightening if you ask me... Local...

    Pretty damn frightening if you ask me... Local gendarmes are already using DOD surplus... Wait till these get in their hands..
  46. relatively easy way to ascertain your homes...

    relatively easy way to ascertain your homes balance point is to lock out the LP and let the HP run until it will not keep the setpoint you like. Once the HP runs 100% of the time and it drops below...
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    Version 1 is my pick

    Version 1 is my pick
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    My old fashioned go to device: Yellow Jacket...

    My old fashioned go to device: Yellow Jacket 78075... Always works and no flutter.
  49. “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” ~Mark Twain~

    Scientist Tony Heller, also known as Steve Goddard on Twitter and elsewhere, has produced this short video which takes down the false foundations of “climate change” and “global warming” with the use...
  50. Says he has A/C already, assuming it is ducted so...

    Says he has A/C already, assuming it is ducted so the H/P could if adequate using the existing duct.

    I like heat pumps, especially the variable speed jobbies like the Bosch.
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