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    I will warn you now, that old valves on old racks...

    I will warn you now, that old valves on old racks often don't fully seal closed. If your valves don't seal you are going to need a plan B.

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  2. Thread: Rain tight EMT

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    Maybe he is just starting a new career as a Rust...

    Maybe he is just starting a new career as a Rust Farmer and that is one of the fields he planted. Lol

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  3. Have you had the insulation checked in the house...

    Have you had the insulation checked in the house particularly in the attic?

    Have you had a blower test done to check for air infiltration?



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  4. Thread: Have you ever?

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    I watched an apprentice from another company...

    I watched an apprentice from another company learning to do rack oil changes a few months back. Gets them all done except for the last one. Same thing removes the bolts instead of just loosening...
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    Sounds like the boss should demonstrate his...

    Sounds like the boss should demonstrate his prowess...

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  6. No....but I would put my money on ice if we were...

    No....but I would put my money on ice if we were betting.

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    Look into an HRV aka Heat Recovery Ventilator. ...

    Look into an HRV aka Heat Recovery Ventilator.

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    Just make them sign a disclosure that they...

    Just make them sign a disclosure that they understand that all changes are logged under the a user ID and any changes that result in a service call to correct errors are fully chargeable.

    Sent...
  9. Thread: Rain tight EMT

    by BALloyd
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    They should have used mastic....after all it is...

    They should have used mastic....after all it is just ductwork for electrons. Lol

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  10. Thread: GOODMAN

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    Okay...now wrap both sides with wet rags in close...

    Okay...now wrap both sides with wet rags in close proximity like a really life situation and try it....

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  11. If by warranty tech you mean home warranty, then...

    If by warranty tech you mean home warranty, then good luck. Lots of horror stories on this site about home warranty companies.



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  12. Thread: Air curtains

    by BALloyd
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    The manufacturer's instructions will have details...

    The manufacturer's instructions will have details in clearances. I don't think I have seen a specific code in my area for them. AHJ here would probably say to follow the manufacturer's...
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    Yes it is normal. If they used a relay they could...

    Yes it is normal. If they used a relay they could have used one speed for two or all three operations.

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    In Carrier's residential split line up, the 6th...

    In Carrier's residential split line up, the 6th digit indicates the maximum SEER rating. Both those models indicate with a 6, that the maximum SEER rating is 16 for those units.

    As mentioned...
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    Never seen a Bristol electrical failure...

    Never seen a Bristol electrical failure personally. Every failure has been mechanical. The way the units connecting rods were designed to allow their reverse direction low speed operation was the...
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    I am surprised this was even considered in a high...

    I am surprised this was even considered in a high rise building. Most of the ones around me won't allow installs like that due to possible building envelope issues from penetrations from the lineset...
  17. Thread: Signature

    by BALloyd
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    If you are using Tapatalk then it does not even...

    If you are using Tapatalk then it does not even display signatures, never mind let you create one.

    Use a web browser to log in.

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  18. Sure unless multiple coil leaks ended up leaving...

    Sure unless multiple coil leaks ended up leaving all the oil in the rest of the system and none in the compressor......now the compressor failed.

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  19. I am not sure.....how many blows have you...

    I am not sure.....how many blows have you witnessed to get a valid statistical sample and how dirty is a dirty blow and what constitutes a regular blow? [emoji6]





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    After the San Francisco earthquake, some...

    After the San Francisco earthquake, some structures collapsed and some did not....must have been a conspiracy.

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    He only restricted the suction valve to keep it...

    He only restricted the suction valve to keep it running long enough and then opened it fully...not going to burn up a compressor in that short time.

    You need to remember it is a fish boat. Most...
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    I replaced a compressor on a fish boat with a...

    I replaced a compressor on a fish boat with a freezer that had been shut down for several days. The high load in the warm box caused it to trip the HPCO a few times to get it going. The boat captain...
  23. Well Hydrogen is actually the smallest sized...

    Well Hydrogen is actually the smallest sized particle.....one look at a Periodic table will confirm it.

    You are right that Helium is close in size and has been used to check for leaks. A place I...
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    I worked on a whole townhouse complex that had AC...

    I worked on a whole townhouse complex that had AC coils mounted farther down the ductwork in the crawl due to vertical space challenged furnace installs above the crawl. Seemed to work fine if their...
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    If they don't have a spare freezer then their...

    If they don't have a spare freezer then their product is obviously not that important.....

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  26. Thread: 2 new boilers

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    I am jealous of the ample space in your...

    I am jealous of the ample space in your mechanical room..

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  27. X2. Pretty sure any of those remaining units are...

    X2. Pretty sure any of those remaining units are more than 10 year old now and out of warranty.

    Cut your losses and replace the outdoor unit at a minimum. Most indoor units should still be...
  28. I have met plenty of schmucks who have zero real...

    I have met plenty of schmucks who have zero real life business sense but they have an MBA.

    I have also met book smart engineers that have no clue in real life situations.

    All this being said,...
  29. That is not what she said.... Sent from my...

    That is not what she said....

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  30. Thread: Refrigeration

    by BALloyd
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    I would try adding insulation to the middle of...

    I would try adding insulation to the middle of the door before anything else. Heat getting I is melting your ice.

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    So some links on a website I have no...

    So some links on a website I have no administrative rights to are broken...that was not really the point....the point was that the page pointed out numerous examples of plane crashes (that are...
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    I just tried the link to my post and the original...

    I just tried the link to my post and the original link I posted....both work fine on my end.

    https://911research.wtc7.net/pentagon/analysis/compare/jetcrashdebris.html

    ...
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    Talk to Chemours....they are the ones calling...

    Talk to Chemours....they are the ones calling everything Freon now...

    https://www.chemours.com/Refrigerants/en_US/products/Freon/



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    Who is saying the entire plane Vaporized? There...

    Who is saying the entire plane Vaporized? There are plenty of photographs of wreckage at the site of the Pentagon

    I already posted a link showing numerous aircraft crashes with small limited...
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    Sorry same authors from the same old speculative...

    Sorry same authors from the same old speculative garbage. That magazine reprinted an article and has a disclaimer that it is speculative.

    Where is the new evidence of explosives you keep...
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    The government and politicians are absolutely...

    The government and politicians are absolutely corrupt and self serving....who is denying that?

    That does not mean they are incapable of ever being caught with their pants around their ankles by...
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    Today, the total number of P.E. licenses in the...

    Today, the total number of P.E. licenses in the United States is more than 820,000.

    https://ncees.org/licensure/number-licensees-state/

    So less than 1% licensed engineers in the United States...
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    Shurtape is a good brand. I have used their other...

    Shurtape is a good brand. I have used their other products. Just use that. You seem set on tape.

    There are only so many options. Armaflex brand offers their own paint or aluminum coverings as...
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    Lmao...says the alleged professional that...

    Lmao...says the alleged professional that believes in conspiracy theories based on flawed data.

    I have looked at that website....full of garbage research from the usual 9/11 conspiracy yahoos with...
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    Just paint it with latex paint of the least...

    Just paint it with latex paint of the least offensive color to your wife. Touch up occasionally.

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  41. Thread: Lennox NAS

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    Keep looking. Lots of info in threads on this...

    Keep looking. Lots of info in threads on this site about Lennox NAS.....most of it poor.

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    Kind of like the old "Leave a penny, Take a...

    Kind of like the old "Leave a penny, Take a penny" tray at the store? Lol

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    No actually disclosed proof that I could find....

    No actually disclosed proof that I could find. Just some petitions and legalese filed by some 911 Conspiracy Ambulance Chasers asking for a new review of the alleged evidence. I could not find any...
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    Call a US wholesaler and see if they will sell...

    Call a US wholesaler and see if they will sell you one then. Someone must have stock instead of waiting for Copeland to make one.

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    You really are a sucker who believes anything...

    You really are a sucker who believes anything that fits his narrative.

    Commercial aircraft use radio and/or radar altimeters at low levels to determine the height above ground and for their...
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    How are you running a 460V compressor in Canada? ...

    How are you running a 460V compressor in Canada? Is this installed at some industrial plant? No wonder it is 6 weeks. If it was 575V, you could probably pick one up.

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    Cooling, stage 2 Sent from my SM-G965W using...

    Cooling, stage 2

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    https://911research.wtc7.net/pentagon/analysis/com...

    https://911research.wtc7.net/pentagon/analysis/compare/jetcrashdebris.html

    https://911research.wtc7.net/essays/pentagon/index.html

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    If I could get a G5 every two years for $60, I...

    If I could get a G5 every two years for $60, I would not be complaining. [emoji6]

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  50. The problem with soft copper nowadays is that the...

    The problem with soft copper nowadays is that the quality is crap.

    One place I worked we used to use 1 1/8" soft for resi installs where that was the spec'd pipe size. The copper was ovaled most...
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