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  1. Coolant lines, split mini, freon, Mrcool? ...

    Coolant lines, split mini, freon, Mrcool?

    I'm on your vendors side, I also think you should call a tech.

    Either that, or get yourself another Mrcool and try it again. Good luck!
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    Does it need to be a little computer controlled...

    Does it need to be a little computer controlled rectangle that hangs on the wall?

    If so, you will likely have problems with all of them.

    Also, does it need to be so big? 110k seems to be...
  3. There may be an issue with your plan to share...

    There may be an issue with your plan to share forced air between your rental units. I believe this might be forbidden and that each unit might have to have their own separate air handler. Something...
  4. Thread: van setup

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    In the back of my van I've got a mattress, a...

    In the back of my van I've got a mattress, a stripper pole and a disco ball.
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    Horse hair doesn't care!

    Horse hair doesn't care!
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    How would that solve any problems? For most...

    How would that solve any problems? For most service techs, going to the shop is just as much a pain in the a$$ as going to the wholesaler is.

    The locker needs to be built into the service vans or...
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    Them things work off of a piece of horse hair...

    Them things work off of a piece of horse hair that's inside of them.

    When it gets too dry the horse hair curls up or something and makes the humidifier turn on.

    I love old school engineering!
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    We had a job about a year ago that speced us to...

    We had a job about a year ago that speced us to install their stuff. I wasn't too deeply involved, but my opinion of the company is that they are pretty much all smoke and mirrors.

    The job that...
  9. I am not absolutely sure of the codes, but you do...

    I am not absolutely sure of the codes, but you do make a good point that these things probably should have a float switch to shut them down if the drain pan plugs up.

    Are you sure there isn't one...
  10. Do they have a world class bikini team like their...

    Do they have a world class bikini team like their neighbors do?
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    You do know that chest freezers are critically...

    You do know that chest freezers are critically charged systems that operate on a minuscule amount of refrigerant, right? You also know that that isn't a refrigeration ball valve, right?

    Unless...
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    :eek2: :eek2: :eek2: :eek2: ! Sorry I blew...

    :eek2: :eek2: :eek2: :eek2: !


    Sorry I blew up at you.
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    What's the main issue here? At first glance it...

    What's the main issue here? At first glance it appears like you don't know what a concentric vent kit is or how they work.
    ...
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    If it were me I would have unscrewed the tubing...

    If it were me I would have unscrewed the tubing from that salt tank and moved it out of my way. I'll bet that would have taken all of about 1 minute.

    Lots of people work on furnaces in worse...
  15. I'm not exactly sure of your situation, but I...

    I'm not exactly sure of your situation, but I wanted to point out that with a bypass humidifier the "humidified air" will always be going through the entire furnace and A-coil, no matter what. The...
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    It wouldn't be any type of system with a central...

    It wouldn't be any type of system with a central blower that feeds multiple units, since codes prohibit them where people are sleeping. Has something to do with spreading diseases I think.

    So the...
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    Will these home made water curtains have NSF...

    Will these home made water curtains have NSF certification and meet all local health codes?

    I realize that ice machines are usually pretty disgusting things, but there could be some liability in...
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    The shop vac sounds like a good plan. It should...

    The shop vac sounds like a good plan. It should be able to suck out enough of the water out so that it wouldn't be a problem.
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    Nope, I don't think so. I would bet there's a...

    Nope, I don't think so. I would bet there's a normal expansion tank somewhere. Either bladder or the old school closed kind with no bladder.

    What he's talking about is a plastic barrell that's...
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    I wouldn't think it would be a problem, as long...

    I wouldn't think it would be a problem, as long as everything comes apart and you can cut off the exact same from both of the pipes.
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    Very nice as usual. The only thing (which isn't...

    Very nice as usual. The only thing (which isn't your fault) is that it's kind of weird to have the furnace right in the middle of the room like that. How much more work and/or money would it have...
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    Do you really want cheap, or do you want the best...

    Do you really want cheap, or do you want the best value? By far the best solution would probably be to kick out the warranty company, cancel the warranty, and find a better hvac contractor.

    Try...
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    Ahhhh... I forgot about the "open expansion...

    Ahhhh... I forgot about the "open expansion tanks". I've seen one of those a long time ago in the attic of a house that was a little over 100 years old. It was an open steel tank with a float...
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    I guess I don't really know what a "make up pump"...

    I guess I don't really know what a "make up pump" or a "make up tank" is, but your static water pressure should only have to be about 20psi (actually a little less) to get the water up to the top of...
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    Yeah, it sounds like your "hvac pros" screwed up...

    Yeah, it sounds like your "hvac pros" screwed up and didn't properly diagnose the real issue. Then when they couldn't figure it out they decided to install all new equipment and hope it would fix...
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    Do you know what the sequence of operation is for...

    Do you know what the sequence of operation is for this unit? Do you know how to read a wiring diagram? Do you know how to use a multi-meter?

    If you can answer yes to any of these questions, then...
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    Yep. I've seen Daiken's and Rheem's that are...

    Yep. I've seen Daiken's and Rheem's that are almost an exact copy too.

    Here's Lennox's version...


    http://www.cruzac.pe/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Paquete-Raider3.png
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    What if you got a note from your doctor? Then...

    What if you got a note from your doctor?
    Then you could tell them they need to allow your "emotional support phone" to be with you at all times, and if they refuse to allow this and/or refuse to...
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    Are you talking about that pink stuff that's in...

    Are you talking about that pink stuff that's in my attic. That's a great idea. I say say do it!

    By the way, have you ever priced out an entire ice machine? Better hang onto your chair for that...
  30. https://youtu.be/x0yzPxApC9Q

    https://youtu.be/x0yzPxApC9Q
  31. I'm with ya Glenn. I remember going to greyhound...

    I'm with ya Glenn. I remember going to greyhound races as a kid and I thought it was great. Sadly the track near me closed almost 20 years ago.

    I'm not sure what all the fuss is about. The dogs...
  32. Good. I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks...

    Good. I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks this way. What's kind of funny though is that I looked up the American Standard install manual for this furnace, and the diagrams for the gas piping...
  33. It's not just the condensate drain piping that...

    It's not just the condensate drain piping that you have to worry about, it's the entire furnace. Everything from the secondary heat exchanger to the internal condensate trap. If water starts to...
  34. I would highly recommend ripping it all out and...

    I would highly recommend ripping it all out and starting over with an 80% efficient furnace.

    Tell the people "Sorry, we made a mistake. We didn't realize at the time that a condensing furnace...
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    Yes, what KSE said. Single walled pipe (like...

    Yes, what KSE said. Single walled pipe (like what you appear to have there) is supposed to be AT LEAST 6" away from any combustible materials (like that wood).

    Double walled (B-Vent) is what...
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    I like your supports on top of the cabinets. ...

    I like your supports on top of the cabinets. That's creative.

    I don't install a lot of furnaces so I don't really know, but shouldn't there be a tee somewhere near the furnace to catch any...
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    LOL, no. I don't think the general...

    LOL, no. I don't think the general recommendation involves having those two clowns come back over. Good luck though.
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    Sure, it looks crappy, but it's a GD mini-split...

    Sure, it looks crappy, but it's a GD mini-split with a soft copper lineset. There's not a whole lot you can do to make those look better.

    I guess they could have drilled a hole through the roof...
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    If the measurements are accurate, subcooling...

    If the measurements are accurate, subcooling looks high and it would appear that you are overcharged.

    That's sad that someone would go through the trouble of hooking up gauges and a temperature...
  40. Nest thermostats have been known to cause oddball...

    Nest thermostats have been known to cause oddball issues that don't seem to make any sense. There's a chance that the nest is sometimes causing the contactor in the outdoor unit to only partially...
  41. Is this thing running off of a Nest thermostat? ...

    Is this thing running off of a Nest thermostat?

    Just a hunch.

    My second guess is that the home owners are crazy and the noise is coming from something else. Maybe a sump pump?

    My third...
  42. I really don't know what I'm talking about here,...

    I really don't know what I'm talking about here, but wouldn't a VFD make the compressor draw less amps at start up?

    I'm basing this thought on a slow ramp up from 0 to 60hz. Or don't compressors...
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    I'm guessing Snapperhead already has it covered,...

    I'm guessing Snapperhead already has it covered, but I wanted to mention how good a spade bit works in an impact driver. Especially Romex or thermostat wire sized holes. This is the kind I use. ...
  44. Condensation/frost on the inside of windows is a...

    Condensation/frost on the inside of windows is a complicated issue that depends on outdoor temperature, indoor temperature, indoor humidity, window coverings, and "R" rating of windows.

    It's...
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    Roomer has it that they will be giving up on the...

    Roomer has it that they will be giving up on the colors soon. Then they'll all be grey, no matter what flavor is inside.

    In my perfect dream world they would keep R404a and ban everything else. ...
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    Can I ask how you do this? Are you taking...

    Can I ask how you do this? Are you taking standard Raychem or similar heat cable and just stuffing it thru 3/4 copper or pvc, or you using bigger pipe?

    Do you use a fish tape, or are you able to...
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    The proper way would NOT be to put it in the...

    The proper way would NOT be to put it in the attic. I'm not sure what the proper way would be, but that's not it. Condensing furnaces should be put in unconditioned spaces as a LAST resort only.
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    Just thought of another work-around. They sell...

    Just thought of another work-around. They sell these things at Home Depot. You're on your own figuring out an adapter to make it work though. I'm done......
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    Find a welding supply store. They should be able...

    Find a welding supply store. They should be able to swap out your empties too and would probably be cheaper than the supply house. Of course if your shop doesn't have an account with them you might...
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    Not sure if this is what you're thinking of or...

    Not sure if this is what you're thinking of or not, but they do make adapters to screw a Turbo Torch hose onto a "MC" tank instead of a "B" tank. I used to have one and it can get you by in a pinch...
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