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  1. I would take a stroll through a Robert-Shaw...

    I would take a stroll through a Robert-Shaw catalog and see what I could find.

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  2. I don't know what to tell you To buy - but I Can...

    I don't know what to tell you To buy - but I Can tell you to avoid Honeywell. I have it on good authority that, although you can buy better, you can't pay more.

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    This afternoon I was driving here and heard some...

    This afternoon I was driving here and heard some rightist radio guy - the one who comes on after Limbauh (I guess - do they have 4 hour shows?) say that Sondland testified today using words that...
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    Did I ask you this before? If so; sorry - I...

    Did I ask you this before? If so; sorry - I guess my memory is failing.

    What specifically did President Obama do to engender and to sustain this present economic wave you credit him with?

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    I read an article in Contractor Magazine this...

    I read an article in Contractor Magazine this morning -

    No; let me start earlier: what bother's me the most when I see Biden putting a billion US dollars on the line, and I hear of the billons...
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    But isn't Vice-President Biden doing the exact...

    But isn't Vice-President Biden doing the exact same thing as President Trump is being chastised about?

    Basically: "I will withhold financial aid to to your country unless you do ___________ !"...
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    That is the exact point of The US Constitution,...

    That is the exact point of The US Constitution, isn't it? <g>

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    And that is all true - I got it directly from the...

    And that is all true - I got it directly from the Trump Website.
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    Maybe he's just tired? Mr. Trump started his...

    Maybe he's just tired?

    Mr. Trump started his business career in an office he shared with his father in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York. He worked with his father for five years, where they were...
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    So the ball valve is for the liquid line?

    So the ball valve is for the liquid line?
  11. You seem to have now joined me in feeling fully...

    You seem to have now joined me in feeling fully qualified to state the obvious. Yes; very few heating appliances produce heat - except during their on-cycle. <g>

    So yes: "per hour of run time"....
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    I was just reading their annual report and some...

    I was just reading their annual report and some other research materials. And, just as a publicly company, they seem to be maximizing net profits per employee and making a nice return on assets. ...
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    I agree with this. How about something easy...

    I agree with this.

    How about something easy and not requiring any maintenance?

    https://tinyurl.com/yx4f75f7

    If the range is two low just loop the power wire through 2-3-4 times.

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    Does this seem important ? ...

    Does this seem important ?

    https://tinyurl.com/syaplp8


    (full URL)
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    Bovem de stercore

    Bovem de stercore
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    The ball valves which are labeled "full flow" are...

    The ball valves which are labeled "full flow" are designed to flow at the same rate as the pipes they are connected to. The inside diameter you are looking at is about the same as the pipe ID. If...
  18. Could it be Richard Poe ?

    Could it be Richard Poe ?
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    Speaking of large HVAC companies - does anyone...

    Speaking of large HVAC companies - does anyone know anything about:

    Comfort Systems USA, Inc.
  20. The 11 ton valve will probably be OK - BUT you...

    The 11 ton valve will probably be OK - BUT you don't have to rely on me: check the manufacturer's literature and you can see the actual BTU flow rates all spelled out by pressure drop, sub cooling...
  21. If you think this one is good - check out the...

    If you think this one is good - check out the speech AG Barr gave at Notre Dame.

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  22. You can always count the distributor tubes and...

    You can always count the distributor tubes and measure their lengths to check on the evaporator capacity.

    I doubt that 15 ton TXV's would flood a 12 ton circuit - except on startup. And as most...
  23. Yes; but that is how things were routinely done...

    Yes; but that is how things were routinely done in those days. A whole new house or major mechanical changes, or a commercial building: sure - permits. But a roof, a shed, a fence, a porch,...
  24. I don't know but her father was politically well...

    I don't know but her father was politically well connected. So was I, and maybe better at the time, but I didn't think I would have to call in favors and big guns for something so small and...
  25. Yes; and I am so stupid that I bought a house...

    Yes; and I am so stupid that I bought a house with a 1000 square foot carport with a 10-12' ceiling. With the intention of closing it all in to make a garage with a direct entrance to my basement...
  26. I agree with you in principle, and often act that...

    I agree with you in principle, and often act that way myself. But at some point I have to draw a line before the intimate-repair becomes: I'll just get a whole new vehicle. <g>

    I don't rebuild...
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    How would that be being accomplished if the...

    How would that be being accomplished if the compressor doesn't start turning until it is actually across-the-line?

    Which is what it is when the CC-2 pulls in. <g>

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  28. 139,000 times 0.65 Does Not Equal 65,000. PHM...

    139,000 times 0.65 Does Not Equal 65,000.

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    It would be my opinion that a compressor which...

    It would be my opinion that a compressor which doesn't budge until CC-2 pulls in - is already de-facto starting across-the-line - except with more heat soak for the already tortured windings. <g>
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  30. R-407C is not a solvent for mineral oil. So...

    R-407C is not a solvent for mineral oil. So there were originally concerns for oil return. And maybe if the piping was done strictly to RSES standards and the pressure drops and line velocities...
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    That is all true and what I primarily like about...

    That is all true and what I primarily like about President Trump is that he is a disrupter of norms. I am a big believer in action: Always Do Something - Even If It's Wrong. At the least - we can...
  32. Without severe abuse of some kind - a 12 year old...

    Without severe abuse of some kind - a 12 year old compressor is in excellent condition. If it makes you feel better to change it - go ahead. But I doubt that I would.

    You can leave the existing...
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    YES!

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    What are you testing for? PHM ----------

    What are you testing for?

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  36. Those 'risks' you mention have all long ago been...

    Those 'risks' you mention have all long ago been shown to be false.

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  37. That may well be your opinion but the man to...

    That may well be your opinion but the man to which you refer is a long time contributor here and seems to me to know what he's doing. His manner can be somewhat abrupt - but so what?

    We are all...
  38. Well; the nozzle size size AND the nozzle line...

    Well; the nozzle size size AND the nozzle line pressure.

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  39. What is the source of the water? Is it a...

    What is the source of the water?

    Is it a field-loop? A well-loop? Or is it well water used directly?

    The discharge air temperature will trend somewhat cooler with R-407C than it did with...
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    I have often wondered just how much though. It's...

    I have often wondered just how much though. It's not good for the compressor and what happens when the 1 second timer relay fails open?

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    Sorry; I missed the "one second timing" the...

    Sorry; I missed the "one second timing" the first time I read your post.

    Still: I'd remove the timer and bring it on across the line. Part winding start causes more problems that it solves -...
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    Timing too long between windings would be my...

    Timing too long between windings would be my first guess. Should be like a second or two - how long is this poor guy humming so that they "hear" it??? <g>

    What happens if you bring both...
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    Yes sir; Time & Material with a smile. Well; a...

    Yes sir; Time & Material with a smile. Well; a Grin anyway. <g>

    What was their complaint? Why were you called out there?


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    Brian; you are somewhat badly mis-stating the...

    Brian; you are somewhat badly mis-stating the situation. The growth in the S&P 500 during the dot-com-runup was largely speculation driven. Share prices were not supported ever higher by basic...
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    They have already done it. Or at least pretty...

    They have already done it. Or at least pretty well shown that is no other viable explanation.

    Oh wait - I guess they actually say something more like 'intelligent design'. Which allows for the...
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    But those things you posted contain their own...

    But those things you posted contain their own disqualifiers plainly displayed in the text.

    I tried to cut and paste or highlight them but I couldn't find a way to do that.

    They point out that...
  47. That's funny: I did originally want to make that...

    That's funny: I did originally want to make that point - but I thought it took away from the joke so I left it out.

    What you mention is a problem - but where does solving it begin? Poor people -...
  48. But that is the exact point! Low priced Big...

    But that is the exact point! Low priced Big Mac's are a Tax on poor people - and that Subsidizes rich people! That is unfair. One of the biggest problems we face is having to make rich people get...
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    No question about that: energy companies are...

    No question about that: energy companies are still Companies. But the numbers expressed are still there. If the stated ecological goals are to be accomplished the oil companies would have to...
  50. You need a minimum number of posts here before...

    You need a minimum number of posts here before you can post pictures. Accumulate that many (it might be six or seven but I'm not sure) and then post a picture or several.

    Maybe you are correct...
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