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    Sure but my little corner of the world as I...

    Sure but my little corner of the world as I called it is from the desert Southwest, to the Florida panhandle, from the west face of the Rockies to the Appalachians on the East clear to the Canadian...
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    Just s point of reference here. Today it was give...

    Just s point of reference here. Today it was give or take 100 degrees and we have been in a heat wave all week. The interesting thing is with near 100 highs all week we never got close to a record....
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    Let me answer your question this way. I think we...

    Let me answer your question this way. I think we can all agree that we would not want a serial killer in our home, agreed? I think we can also agree that we would prefer that serial killer out of...
  4. I can't tell that from here. What I know is that...

    I can't tell that from here. What I know is that a compressor will either have a mechanical problem or electrical. If it is electrical it is either shorted to ground, shorted internal or open/high...
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    I know of a town here in the heartland that is...

    I know of a town here in the heartland that is all but taken over by Mexican immigrants, can't tell you if none, any , or all are illegal, cause that is not the point. This was years back an all...
  6. That's what I meant when I said a better set of...

    That's what I meant when I said a better set of eyes!

    To the OP, you say you have no money for another/better tech to look at it. A compressor change is going to cost big money maybe a couple $K,...
  7. Assuming you are not resetting the breaker with...

    Assuming you are not resetting the breaker with the thermostat set so the unit is trying to run and depending on the unit wiring the compressor may not be in the circuit when the breaker is reset. If...
  8. 13 years on a heat pump is about normal life span...

    13 years on a heat pump is about normal life span though most I have put in have gone several yeas longer.

    R-22 is expensive but depending on system size ( R-22 amount) it may not be a killer. ...
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    I think the key here is "LEGAL". There is a...

    I think the key here is "LEGAL". There is a difference between you letting someone into your home that has rang the doorbell and politely asked to come in and some one that comes in by what ever...
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    This sounds like Home Adviser only they don’t...

    This sounds like Home Adviser only they don’t realize that if you don’t raise prices for the work you get from them you will loose money.
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    I think what you are talking about is actually...

    I think what you are talking about is actually greed. We have become a society where the need to sell to gain more money has lead to the promotion of stuff. A need is created that is only a need...
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    Why go to the trouble of converting wind to...

    Why go to the trouble of converting wind to electricity then use that to pump water. Farmers have used windmills to pump water for over 100 years, any wind and they are pumping water.
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    Ahh, the old popcorn fart trick.

    Ahh, the old popcorn fart trick.
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    Gus posted that we should not be using FF, then...

    Gus posted that we should not be using FF, then he comes back as says the real value is the stored energy in FF. That is like saying that I have trillions of dollars in the bank but I can't spend...
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    If you ever watch sci fi shows they always show...

    If you ever watch sci fi shows they always show us what it coming up in new tech. Look at Star Trek, the flip phone type communicator, the blue tooth communicator, the tablet, the computer disc,...
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    And there lies the problem. A lot of people have...

    And there lies the problem. A lot of people have messed with 120v, as a power circuit. 24V is a control circuit, if you do something wrong blowing a fuse is the best outcome. From there on you...
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    Robert, here is the situation we find our selves...

    Robert, here is the situation we find our selves in. Most of the member of this site are pros, there are a few that work in the field but do not qualify as pro, there are HO's and students. The...
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    No! Can't get into specifics on an open forum but...

    No! Can't get into specifics on an open forum but it sounds like a bad connection somewhere, IE 2V instead of 24V.
  19. Thread: Lineset Leaks

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    Is this only "white insulation? I put in a line...

    Is this only "white insulation? I put in a line set this summer that was black but was the "rip stop" material so the ribs on the insulation are very similar to what shows on the pictures of the...
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    Ok, I got this. We take CO2, break it down to...

    Ok, I got this.

    We take CO2, break it down to Carbon and Oxygen. Then we bring the two together again in a heat exchanger where combustion combines them again. The resulting heat is then used to...
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    That was kinda my point with post 346. There is X...

    That was kinda my point with post 346. There is X amount of carbon on this planet. It will either be in the ground, water, or air, and there ain’t nothin we can do to change that. If you do something...
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    As others have said get a second opinion by an...

    As others have said get a second opinion by an actual tech, not a sales tech.

    For some reason I have a suspicion that the cap is bad but he threw in the cost of the motor to make a system sale...
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    Bill 3X normal rates then you will feel good when...

    Bill 3X normal rates then you will feel good when you actually get 1/3 out of them. What you will find is as others have said they will tell you what they will pay and tell you if you need more the...
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    Let me see if I got this right now after reading...

    Let me see if I got this right now after reading through 27 pages.

    Man pulls carbon based fuels out of the ground and burn them for energy. This produced CO2. Plants use this CO2 for food and...
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    I don't see this as much of a climate issue as it...

    I don't see this as much of a climate issue as it is a social issue. There are many more issues than CC, GW that affect how parents live compared to kids. Morality, crime, education, work ethic,...
  26. The other thing we/I tend to forget is that after...

    The other thing we/I tend to forget is that after the flood it was Noah and his kids. So now where did everyone come from? I was told once that because of the purity of the gene pool at that time...
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    Back in the day before they started the SEER...

    Back in the day before they started the SEER ratings this was the standard for A/C work. And it always fell very close to it. You could also figure RA - 40 for your SST and it always fell pretty...
  28. Good post DDB. I have always gone with the...

    Good post DDB.

    I have always gone with the theory of a time gap between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2. I don't remember where I picked it up at but heard somewhere that Satan was the ruler of Earth before...
  29. I was reading Joshua this morning about the...

    I was reading Joshua this morning about the battle of Jericho and noticed something I have never heard anyone question.

    God commanded “Remember the Sabbath, you are to do o work on the Sabbath “....
  30. Thread: No Access

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    I'm not seeing a problem. It says Geo Excel what...

    I'm not seeing a problem. It says Geo Excel what more do you need to know.

    Just tell them it's working as well as can be expected when it is closed in like that.
  31. I don't think the 824 supports zoning. Also, for...

    I don't think the 824 supports zoning. Also, for proper zoning the duct system needs to be modified to so each zone can handle more air for when other zones are closed.
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    Something I found interesting. I tried looking...

    Something I found interesting. I tried looking for a graph showing CO2 levels over time. All of them I found showed levels below a certain line around 250 until recent time. But then you read the...
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    This right here is part of the problem. In the...

    This right here is part of the problem. In the 70's they were saying we would run out of oil by the turn of the century. It didn't happen. Then in the 90's they said we would run out of oil by...
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    GC, I have no idea what the latest/greatest plan...

    GC, I have no idea what the latest/greatest plan being created on high consists of. I don't see the REPs building a better plan than the DEMs. It is not in either's best interest. Neither care...
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    If there is not heat there would be no need for...

    If there is not heat there would be no need for start up. So even in a freezer, the temp around that evap is warmer than the refrigerant will be or the freezer would not work. If the refrigerant...
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    So your saying that on start up liquid...

    So your saying that on start up liquid refrigerant goes through the metering device and blows into the much larger space of the evap tubing and stays in a solid stream until that tube fills with...
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    To add to what beenthere said, your boss needs to...

    To add to what beenthere said, your boss needs to know his costs, all his costs. That is where so many in this business go wrong. Well the part cost me $100 I charge the customer $200 so I made...
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    You have to remember the system is dynamic. When...

    You have to remember the system is dynamic. When the unit starts the evaporator has only low pressure gas in it. As liquid refrigerant goes through the metering device it forms droplets, think of...
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    They are not suppose to but what do you bet that...

    They are not suppose to but what do you bet that there were congress critters that have holdings in both those companies?

    So you think it would be smart to kill off all the insurance companies? ...
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    Has the climate changed, sure, no issue there, it...

    Has the climate changed, sure, no issue there, it has since the Earth was formed whether you believe naturally or spiritually.

    Should man be good stewards of the planet, definitively, we should...
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    Sorry guys but I have not read this entire thread...

    Sorry guys but I have not read this entire thread but several things come to mind at this point.

    One is, and I think it has been fairly well explained but the pressure /temperature drop coming...
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    I canít say that I regret it, but I am definitely...

    I canít say that I regret it, but I am definitely not looking forward to it. To be honest I long for the system of 30 years ago when I had over a dozen choices at my fingertips, and they were all...
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    That’s the point GC, we should not be forced to...

    That’s the point GC, we should not be forced to buy anything. Yes there are things we pay for with tax dollars like fire & rescue or roads but those are things it was decided long ago it was better...
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    Just because it looks like an obvious mismatch...

    Just because it looks like an obvious mismatch does not make it so. Manufacturers do some strange things when it comes to ratings. following along that line not all manufacturers nomenclature match...
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    GC, your kinda talking out of both sides of your...

    GC, your kinda talking out of both sides of your face. On the one hand you say that it is the persuading of the health people, read that the young, to take the company plan that lowers the price,...
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    Here is the deal for a lot of it, spouses. If he...

    Here is the deal for a lot of it, spouses. If he works for a Co with insurance and she works for a Co that offers insurance, and one or both include the spouse on the coverage there is no reason for...
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    I hate to say it but I think this election will...

    I hate to say it but I think this election will be closer than most will be comfortable with. There are a lot of people that hat Trump just because, mostly from believing everything they hear in the...
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    Don't forget the special made boots with room for...

    Don't forget the special made boots with room for that extra toe.
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    And now the other side of the issue. Some years...

    And now the other side of the issue. Some years ago the wife and I were in Walmart getting groceries. It was winter and it was cold. We got in line at the checkout and I noticed the young mother...
  50. Thread: Cooling issue

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    Sounds reasonable. The better test would be will...

    Sounds reasonable. The better test would be will it maintain 72 when it is 92 outside.
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