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  1. Well if you are going that route letís get some...

    Well if you are going that route letís get some more info from you. Is the ductwork undersized? If it is maybe you could run both blowers in series to boost the static and kill two birds with one...
  2. If you are yanking the guts out can you keep the...

    If you are yanking the guts out can you keep the strips as backup heat? Just in case it pours when it rains?


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  3. Why do they need to update them so frequently?...

    Why do they need to update them so frequently? What features are they possibly adding?


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    There is energy savings with slow and steady. ...

    There is energy savings with slow and steady.

    There is comfort to gain with a constant heat supply instead of a yo-yo effect of hot air then no air (or cold air)

    A constant air circulation...
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    Are you comfortable? Sent from my iPhone...

    Are you comfortable?


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  6. Thread: Buying tools

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    I donít know what you are talking about. Our...

    I donít know what you are talking about. Our company crescent wrench hammer is a solid performer and our masonry chisel screwdriver works every time. The reclaim unit stool it great for when you need...
  7. Thread: duct question

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    Correct me if Iím wrong but if you put your foot...

    Correct me if Iím wrong but if you put your foot through the ceiling in just the right spot ďby mistakeĒ then you may as well use that hole as an access point, no?


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    No need to guess. Put an amp clamp on the wires...

    No need to guess. Put an amp clamp on the wires supplying the lights then open/close the doors. That will tell you real quick if the lights are switched.



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    Coulda killed someone

    Is that a manual? I thought t was just scrap paper that they give you to help light the pilot... [emoji54]


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  10. Thread: Gauges!

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    I think if I had wireless I would lose the...

    I think if I had wireless I would lose the sensors all the time.


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    Looks like they used a proper vapour barrier......

    Looks like they used a proper vapour barrier... thatís a good install! [emoji1787]


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    Static should be set on startup because it will...

    Static should be set on startup because it will vary depending on the installation.

    Makeup air should be in the specs if required. There are many ways to get it so they may have accounted for it...
  13. Chops is right. Itís really a question best asked...

    Chops is right. Itís really a question best asked to the manufacture. All I can say is based off my own opinion and experience. Ive seen enough fail to open properly when tested, and when triggered,...
  14. The more I think about it itís the debris that...

    The more I think about it itís the debris that accumulates over time that is my biggest concern. I wouldnít worry about the 2Ē. Safety first in my opinion. Tell them thatís how it has to be and let...
  15. Logically speaking I would want it to have...

    Logically speaking I would want it to have gravity assist it in operation. Thinking of it from a well rounded perspective I would want the dirt and debris that makes its way into the system to fall...
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    Maybe my math is a little rusty but when I run...

    Maybe my math is a little rusty but when I run the numbers I only come up with 2.5 grams per day for a 2 lb/yr leak.

    16 oz in a lb times 2 lbs is 32 oz total

    28 grams in an oz times 32 oz is...
  17. Do you mind if I ask what practical purpose that...

    Do you mind if I ask what practical purpose that would serve?


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    Are start caps the same as run caps

    I think we are saying the same thing just using different words. Because the start capacitor is removed from circuit once the motor speed is sufficient it wonít see the high voltage created by the...
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    What is Kindorf? Sent from my iPhone using...

    What is Kindorf?


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    You should connect it through wifi. Thatís how...

    You should connect it through wifi. Thatís how all the kids are doing it these days. Itís the latest rage.


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    They are probably relying on the voltage drop...

    They are probably relying on the voltage drop created from the inrush current on the run winding to suppress the voltage seen on the start capacitor while it is in circuit. Once itís been taken out...
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    From what Iíve seen start capacitors are...

    From what Iíve seen start capacitors are electrolytic while run capacitors are oil filled.

    I think pecmsg is on the right track with saying the voltage just isnít there while the motor is...
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    Iím curious, why do you want to know the specific...

    Iím curious, why do you want to know the specific leak rate?

    The way I see it, by the time you spend determining the leak rate with that you probably could have fixed the leak. Maybe Iím missing...
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    Oh, you just reminded me of a little gem I made...

    Oh, you just reminded me of a little gem I made to run 9/16 nuts up a long piece of all-thread rod. I donít use it much in service but was real handy in construction. Iíll see if I can dig it up and...
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    Impressive, It almost sounds like youíve never...

    Impressive, It almost sounds like youíve never used it as a condensate pump before.

    Accidentally dropped it into an evaporator pan?

    Leak checked a wet evap coil?

    Leak checked a steam...
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    Iíve used https://www.canadatoolparts.ca/...

    Iíve used https://www.canadatoolparts.ca/ before. I canít scream great service about them. They failed to send a part that was back ordered and were difficult to get a hold of when inquiring about...
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    Itís been a while since I took mine apart to dry...

    Itís been a while since I took mine apart to dry but if I recall right there was a filter inside the pump that needed to get dried out. Tiny little thing but was enough to cause the grief. Had to...
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    The M12 is a brushless isnít it? The reason I ask...

    The M12 is a brushless isnít it? The reason I ask is because I used my sawzall to cut some tree roots. Got we deep in the dirt, sand flying every which way. End of the day the job got done but it...
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    Please donít double post. Sent from my...

    Please donít double post.


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    Fluke does not offer a single meter solution that...

    Fluke does not offer a single meter solution that meets all of our specific needs. Not that I have found anyway. That being said it is still the only brand meter that I would consider using. I would...
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    How many more do they have on that table? ...

    How many more do they have on that table?


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    ďIím sorry for the loss of your grandmother sir....

    ďIím sorry for the loss of your grandmother sir. We have plots available if you would like to bury her, or if you prefer you could have her cremated.Ē

    ďActually, could you please wrap her up to...
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    Iím always skeptical of using a lucky charm that...

    Iím always skeptical of using a lucky charm that was clearly not so lucky for its previous owner, the rabbit, and as I think about it even more the rabbit even had four of them with it at the time......
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    That setup is still used on server room equipment...

    That setup is still used on server room equipment being installed today. I think you just need to ask a more experienced set of hands at the Trane support.


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    Sometimes you just need to keep your mind busy or...

    Sometimes you just need to keep your mind busy or you will drive yourself insane. I ave a feeling that might be part of it.

    You may want to give him something ďimportantĒ to work on that doesnít...
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    I havenít measured the inside diameter of our...

    I havenít measured the inside diameter of our 1/4Ē hoses but if we compare it to a 1/4Ē copper liquid line they account for 0.23oz/ft for R22 and 0.19oz/ft for R410A. I didnít think the ID of our...
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    Has anyone ever weighed the refrigerant in the...

    Has anyone ever weighed the refrigerant in the hoses? I did a long time ago, I donít recall the exact number but the liquid hose was considerably less than one oz and the vapor was negligible.

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    First think you need to do before anything else...

    First think you need to do before anything else is to take a photo of that install and post it in the wall of shame thread.

    Second thing you should do is ask him what he thinks about the install...
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    Drill or impact

    Lol, I love your idea of a quiet atmosphere. For instance every time I have a nice book I want to read I always head over to my local casino and find a quiet table to sit at. I usually find one right...
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    Itís funny how we tell people to use the search...

    Itís funny how we tell people to use the search function instead of asking the same question over and over again, but then we shame them for finding those old threads and continuing them after having...
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    I did something similar with an adjustable wrench...

    I did something similar with an adjustable wrench before I found out Sporlan makes wrenches for that purpose but those ones have short handles so the ones you made might be easier to use (and...
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    I find this humerus Sent from my iPhone...

    I find this humerus


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    Tell us more about this room. Whatís inside it?...

    Tell us more about this room. Whatís inside it? Whatís on the other side of the walls? What are the smells from?


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    I use the impact for sheet metal screws all the...

    I use the impact for sheet metal screws all the time. You want high speed to drive a point screw easily.

    I prefer the chuck drill best for everyday use but it is heavier and slightly larger so it...
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    Our training is paid for and our time is also...

    Our training is paid for and our time is also paid for while we are at that course. The union and employer pay for the training and wages.


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  47. Thread: Buying tools

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    Buying tools

    Union agreement that Iím in says the employer can either supply the tools or provide a tool allowance. My current employer supplyís our tools, my previous employer payed us $0.80 per hour for to buy...
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    OHhhhhh... I see what you see now! I was all...

    OHhhhhh... I see what you see now! I was all flipped upside down and backwards.

    That explains the ďwonky capĒ... turns out itís not a cap at all, Itís the rotating doo-hicky! :)


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    Are you sure itís an SEH? Looks like a powerhead...

    Are you sure itís an SEH? Looks like a powerhead on the end of that valve... is that the bottom view where the stem would typically be? No need for a stem and spring assembly in an EEV. I would have...
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    Is that ice? Break it off and check for a leak?...

    Is that ice? Break it off and check for a leak? Doesnít look like itís has ice anywhere else, but itís hard to tell from the picture.


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