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    Objects can fall into units when they're running...

    Objects can fall into units when they're running and get banged around.

    He didn't see it happen so its a theorey, I hate when people ask me why something happened I wasn't there to see, then want...
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    40 yrs old, those things are indestructable. I've...

    40 yrs old, those things are indestructable. I've seen them in the living room of some houses
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    I had to replace a spun coppor one last yr, the...

    I had to replace a spun coppor one last yr, the valve in muffler had broke loose and blocked outlet of comprressor, and it took few days to get in.
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    I've added some plumber grease to plug or cap on...

    I've added some plumber grease to plug or cap on pressure adjustment, if its in a damp loaction, but otherwise no. I have had one w seized plug due to moisture.
  5. may be the boiler needs to be skimmed, they...

    may be the boiler needs to be skimmed, they sometimes make a lot of noise due to this, and blow the water up into pipes. but if there's pipes below the floor, could also be a leak.
  6. a fan can be added to the steam unit to supply...

    a fan can be added to the steam unit to supply into house, but they also make a in wall humidifier that has built in fan, supplies through register for the unit itself. like the one above, but it may...
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    easy before, hard after

    These coils are supposed to have these metal plates installed if the coil is horizontal rt. installers forgot and I got to fix it. The screws on back side coil face into back of box, are on back of...
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    I've literally seen more of this particular sofa...

    I've literally seen more of this particular sofa than any other. they last forever it seems, probably super flammable though.
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    after armageddan...

    only roaches, twinkies and this sofa will be left.
  10. Thread: Suspenders

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    I thought the wall was tilted and the shaker was...

    I thought the wall was tilted and the shaker was level:grin2:

    I installed a mini split head one time on a wall w/plaid wallpaper, which wasn't straight. just tilted the unit a little to split the...
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    No one will answer me if I ask if they smell moth...

    No one will answer me if I ask if they smell moth balls anywhere, if if you can see them scatteredf around.



    because I then ask "how do you get their little legs apart?"



    Had to wait...
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    I'm amazed by how little is on shelving, vs on...

    I'm amazed by how little is on shelving, vs on the floor. my van has full shelves and still stuff on floor.
  13. I've had installs, usually trane, where the coils...

    I've had installs, usually trane, where the coils were reveresd. the flue and intake pipes block access to clean the coil or access it later on. Why cut pipes or work around them when can pull door...
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    In the install manual its states a specific rpm,...

    In the install manual its states a specific rpm, also on the tag on the wire itself.

    not sure if its 100% of the speed the motor can run, or a percent of what it auto programs, but the speeds...
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    speed one is always the same speed. it autosizes...

    speed one is always the same speed. it autosizes I assume based on the resistance it sees on the duct.

    In my experience they always autosize too much airflow flow, so I have to use the tool to...
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    will have to look into load rating thing as well.

    will have to look into load rating thing as well.
  17. yes, they could be insulated. I'd rather do...

    yes, they could be insulated.

    I'd rather do sealed crawl so can control humidity overall. the entire duct system will sweat under there at times even w insulation. I've seen wtaer dripping off...
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    thing is both vans wer4e always like this w new...

    thing is both vans wer4e always like this w new tires at "full/proper" inflation. reducing pressure fixed issue. always wore even, no blow outs or other issues.

    could be softer rubber, but have...
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    squirmy tires.

    just got new tires on back of van. first time I drove it that night to call was almost undrivable.
    going around curves on secondary road I've been down number times, ad to reduce speed about 10 mph,...
  20. did they knock out the plastic plug in drain...

    did they knock out the plastic plug in drain pan?, other wise water will never get to the switch.
  21. yeah, same here.

    yeah, same here.
  22. I'm fine w/77-78 in evening, 76 at night. doesn't...

    I'm fine w/77-78 in evening, 76 at night. doesn't everyone want it cooler at night to sleep? Humidity stay low in my house, so that helps w temp being higher, plus I work out in heat all day.
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    looks new given the torn soil and non-fading of...

    looks new given the torn soil and non-fading of the wire nuts.
  24. I put the reversal wires into the conduit of flex...

    I put the reversal wires into the conduit of flex to enclose it, but I check rotation before putting it all back in permanently.
  25. I've seen horizontal drain pans fail and crack...

    I've seen horizontal drain pans fail and crack all over due to poe oil getting on the pan from refrigerant leakage. usually westinghouse.
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    took a few seconds to click:whistle:

    took a few seconds to click:whistle:
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    surprised no shark fin reducers.

    surprised no shark fin reducers.
  28. check for rubbing wires in outdoor unit. a...

    check for rubbing wires in outdoor unit. a shorted wire bumping against a pipe will cut power to the board inside outdoor unit, starting a 5 minute delay. sometimes they can be hard to find.

    have...
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    multiple returns or one central return? have seen...

    multiple returns or one central return? have seen central returns where they didn't seal the top into attic when using the wall cavity as duct.
    If there's a duct inside the wall, may not be sealed...
  30. several things: I've seen lots of units "not...

    several things:

    I've seen lots of units "not for mh" runs for decade or more. there's even mh units that the manufacturer of the unit says they wern't for high static systems.

    Some yorks come...
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    seems a long time ago now, mid 90s. 10 seer,...

    seems a long time ago now, mid 90s.

    10 seer, r22 ht pumps, mechanical fossil fule kits, mercury bulb tstats, t87 a and j subbases on van.
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    Back when I was installing baystat240s, they came...

    Back when I was installing baystat240s, they came w pc shipping foam stuck around the mercury bulb, used that to seal hole. When that went away, used tp since bathroom was usually right by tstat...
  33. I just saw an N coil the other day from york. was...

    I just saw an N coil the other day from york. was on an elec furnace in manuf home. not in the coil. guess which part the coil was open on both sides?


    sucked adding a pc metal to close in the...
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    I've seen those blow pretty stiff breeze out...

    I've seen those blow pretty stiff breeze out hole. Everytime ho asks why I plug hole I tell them why, or pull out batteries that aren't needed.

    Had a case last year where several tstats in row...
  35. batteries (will work w several 9v in series) ?...

    batteries (will work w several 9v in series) ? trane blowers have the transformer mounted to them already.
  36. Some apartments have the water heater and the ac...

    Some apartments have the water heater and the ac unit in same closet.

    cleaning the equipment or some other work may have caused an issue that depressurizes the mech room, ie, filter slot open or...
  37. yep, find the leak location first. if its in the...

    yep, find the leak location first. if its in the indoor section, where it usually is, then he didn't do it for sure. I've seen them "run fine" and die a week or tow later due to a tube rubbing inside...
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    I've extended a few by removing the cap, adding...

    I've extended a few by removing the cap, adding pipe down wall 5' and reattaching the cap at end of pipe.
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    Its common on some manufs to have 1/2 ton...

    Its common on some manufs to have 1/2 ton oversized coil to get a step higher efficiency rating. smaller coils can dehumidify better, some outdoors units could have nearly a dozen matches from the...
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    I've replaced a f/d w/o recover by using my pinch...

    I've replaced a f/d w/o recover by using my pinch off/open tool and closeing the liquidline valve. saves a great deal of time. also have replaced hi psi switches on minis icemachine style, jist need...
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    it does have a switch outside the stall- on the...

    it does have a switch outside the stall- on the other side of room with the other lights.

    I asked the tech before me if he saw my message on the ah in attic- "bumped head on pipe x IIII" vent...
  42. they do it a lot under manufactured homes. I'm...

    they do it a lot under manufactured homes. I'm concerned that acid soil will eat through piping, have seen that happen before.
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    pullchain to heaven

    its in a shower, at least it doesn't get used.
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    I've noted a couple times fans blades reflecting...

    I've noted a couple times fans blades reflecting light an a pulsing light on side house or window, cust never said anything about. some of the units were several yrs old, so paint might be the better...
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    oil return thought

    was thinking about units on roof at apartment buildings. manufacturer says may not need oil traps, but...

    if the units are oversized, say a 2 ton for 800 sq ft apt, most of the time they're not...
  46. yep, got one of those, works pretty well. I clean...

    yep, got one of those, works pretty well. I clean it each time before I put it up.
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    According to manual j, mines slightly undersized,...

    According to manual j, mines slightly undersized, but it maintains 76 when its 96 out. It was in dehum mode last night, after 30 minutes run time dropped the rh 3-4%
  48. Oh great, now I'm "that guy". But there is a...

    Oh great, now I'm "that guy".

    But there is a code against that sort of thing with ductwork.
  49. one for venting, one for watching....creepy.

    one for venting, one for watching....creepy.
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