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    We can't really desribe how to do it here in the...

    We can't really desribe how to do it here in the open forum as this is a No DIY site. By your profile it shows you are a Technician. You need 15 techincal posts and you can apply for pro status. ...
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    Glad to hear you are doing OK.

    Glad to hear you are doing OK.
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    They also a high cut resistant version, These are...

    They also a high cut resistant version, These are what I use pretty good dexterity, Plus I can use my cell phone with them on. Meaning the screen can read your finger , so many don't work with glove.
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    I thought the primary purpose the check valves...

    I thought the primary purpose the check valves were put on the 30 and 50 pound bottles was it was so popular to convert them into an air tank and there had been several accidents due to them being...
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    Why do you say that? The copper is still the same...

    Why do you say that? The copper is still the same thickness, The thickness whereyou explained it broke would be the same therefore no additional strength
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    It is possible that the tubing is too hard, is it...

    It is possible that the tubing is too hard, is it soft annealed and bent easily by hand (soft) or does kink (hard) when you try to bend it. However most times I have seen the cone break off it is...
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    yes, I know, I looked at there budget last year...

    yes, I know, I looked at there budget last year $0 for rewards.
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    It makes no difference if it works and no one...

    It makes no difference if it works and no one notices a performance difference. You do understand this is against the law and there is a sizable reward for turning in individuals for breaking the...
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    If the end of the coper tube is not debureed well...

    If the end of the coper tube is not debureed well enough the tube will split when flared (creats a high stress stop in the copper). The potential for splitting becomes greater the smaller or thinner...
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    Meaning no disrespect to anyone: How has this...

    Meaning no disrespect to anyone: How has this endless bickering about how health insurance should be run got to do with the orginal posting of are you better 0ff today under Trump than you were 3...
  11. Thread: Mosquitoes

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    Now that is has not rained hard in about a week...

    Now that is has not rained hard in about a week here in Iowa the gnats are horrid and the skeeters are coming on strong. We still have excess water in many places and perfect breading area for them. ...
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    Sorry but what you prefer and what you need for...

    Sorry but what you prefer and what you need for your health may be two separate things. Buying a HEPA filter that sits in the corner of a room may do very little for your condition. It may involve...
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    I was OK when Obama was in office. I am no worse...

    I was OK when Obama was in office. I am no worse off with Trump in power. I do have a few dollars more in my check, probably enough to pay for my morning coffee on the drive to work. I believe...
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    Sounds like a good application for a mini-split....

    Sounds like a good application for a mini-split.

    What about an exhaust fan?

    Without knowing more it's hard to say
    Good Luck
  15. Bats will not get into the house through this...

    Bats will not get into the house through this opening. That is a sewer vent and it does not connect to the iside of the house. That is unless you have removed toilets, sinks or sections of sewer and...
  16. While the codes remain the same, cities and...

    While the codes remain the same, cities and counties and states can all augment them. Call your local jurisdiction (building department) and ask

    Fastest & easiest way to find out

    Good Luck
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    Royc Not saying it hard or difficult to do the...

    Royc
    Not saying it hard or difficult to do the job of recharging the car, yep pretty easy. It's the amount of time and the locations for charging that is in question.

    I talked to my friend...
  18. Many, Many moons ago when R12 was about 10 cents...

    Many, Many moons ago when R12 was about 10 cents per pound I remember using 50 pound bottles to blow out condensor coils.

    My last one that was really bad, an evaporator in a package unit it took...
  19. For me two pole contactor, points on one pole...

    For me two pole contactor, points on one pole welded thems closed.
  20. Many times during home inspections the buyer's...

    Many times during home inspections the buyer's inspector will say: Have the furnace and or air conditioning inspected by a "Licensed HVAC Contractor". Because the compressor was noisey, or the coil...
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    I had one not too long ago (not a Trane but...

    I had one not too long ago (not a Trane but Carrier) it had sufficient flow to make up the pressure switch and go through the normal start sequence but when the burner came it did pretty much what...
  22. Good luck

    Good luck
  23. I have done many home inspections. Just because...

    I have done many home inspections. Just because of issue like this. I document all readings and take pictures. I document any defects. Most inspections are done for the buyer, in my contract I...
  24. In your original post you stated you pulled a...

    In your original post you stated you pulled a vacuum to 200 from about 800 6 or 8 times. What I get is you used nitrogen 1 time so you have a fair amount of vacuum pump run time on the system, so you...
  25. I have read and re-read what you have written...

    I have read and re-read what you have written several times. This is a new system, New evap which had a notrigen blanket, 150 feet of line set which should have had a nitrogen purge and capped, new...
  26. So in general when you have what you have...

    So in general when you have what you have explained. Vacuum becomes less then stops when the vacuum pump is isolated, what is the cause?

    Not all of air and non-condensable have been removed

    If...
  27. Have you test your vacuum set up? is the change...

    Have you test your vacuum set up? is the change being caused by your set up or by the system. Put your vacuum gauge on the liquid line, farthest point away from vacuum source, try it again.
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    Build or restart oil burning power plants as ther...

    Build or restart oil burning power plants as ther will be need for more electricity
  29. :cheers: Sure wish "Likes" Button worked

    :cheers:

    Sure wish "Likes" Button worked
  30. At times I do just "surf the net" looking for...

    At times I do just "surf the net" looking for things that just catch my eye. In the last 6 months I have seen several stories talking about glaciers, snow and ice pack melting and all because of...
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    Royc, You may be the one who care how long the...

    Royc, You may be the one who care how long the charge lasts if you are standing along the roadside. With respect to how long the charge lasts; Can you elborate what your thininking is, because your...
  32. What you have not heard the temperature is going...

    What you have not heard the temperature is going to go up 3 Degrees in the next 100 years and all the ice at both poles is going to melt. Iceburgs are already breaking off in record numbers and...
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    Just my opinion: Besides adding toe comment the...

    Just my opinion: Besides adding toe comment the others have already offered; Moving the supply to the floor or walls will "not" offer a more comfortable room and a more cost effective operation. ...
  34. Use nitrogen for the whole system

    Use nitrogen for the whole system
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    Think about it, how many industrial settings have...

    Think about it, how many industrial settings have you been in that have utilized battery operated fork lifts and carts? Lots. Electric vehicles, maintenance is dfferent, safety precautions are...
  36. What I really love is the scientist and...

    What I really love is the scientist and environmentalist have taken the data from the 1930 and rewrote it to fit what they believe it should have been, to support their claims not what is really was....
  37. But now they we humans are here and by or...

    But now they we humans are here and by or superior intelect we have concluded normal to be stable and unchanging. If it does we are the cause
  38. I am amazed that people really believe that we...

    I am amazed that people really believe that we can meassure the temperature all over the world: north pole, south pole, city, rural, countries that don't like most of the world and every place in...
  39. Naaaa, We'll fling off into space just like a...

    Naaaa, We'll fling off into space just like a sling shot because we won't stop as fast
  40. :cheers:

    :cheers:
  41. Something is not sounding correct here. This is...

    Something is not sounding correct here. This is your first postings and thread. In your profile you said your were a Technitian/Installer. Now you state you are a mechanical designer. You are doing...
  42. Not enough information has been provided to offer...

    Not enough information has been provided to offer a real solution. Because you specifically said Pex, to me the best option expressed so far is to move the water line to where it can't be a problem. ...
  43. This thread is now 2 weeks old and hopefully...

    This thread is now 2 weeks old and hopefully zebra1 has the machine fixed. However just my 2 cents, R22 machines do not require the use of a filter drier. Yes I prefer having them installed, but...
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    If it's 40 years old, what Mr Goodman said

    If it's 40 years old, what Mr Goodman said
  45. That's funny:cheers:

    That's funny:cheers:
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    I would ask the manufacturer of the fireplace if...

    I would ask the manufacturer of the fireplace if they have or recommend something, I would not change it to something different without their approval. Liability is too high

    Good luck
  47. Not arguing. Many word and phases have had...

    Not arguing. Many word and phases have had different meaning over time. Just think of the word "Gay" and I still think David is off target

    LOL have good afternoon
  48. David I've got to say I think you are a little...

    David
    I've got to say I think you are a little off traget. Progressive quit simply means change, step by step changes. Yes it can mean the ideology of those we today call liberals. But that is not...
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    I don't ever remember getting a grade for any...

    I don't ever remember getting a grade for any class in my apprenticeship. It was either pass or fail. Again that was 30+ years ago too
  50. When you think of wire end terminations we...

    When you think of wire end terminations we typically use crush blocks, spade connectors and these. Spade connectors and these have the ability to pass "votlage and current" (Makes no difference if it...
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