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    Condensate dummies beware

    I see this all the time, when will people learn...
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    Can we assume the a/c is piped into the furnace, it's not that clear.
    The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and stamps EVER.
    Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks us to "Please Do Not Feed the Animals". Their stated reason for this policy "... the animals become dependent on handouts and will not learn to take care of themselves."
    from an excerpt by Paul Jacob in Sun City, AZ

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    Yes, drowned the poor bastard.

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    I think it’s a frozen coil that is leaking into the furnace.

    My screen brightness is fully down low right now so it’s hard to see the details.


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    with phones these days, how is it even possible to take a blurry pic?

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    It's a skill I've honed to a razor's edge over years of struggle and dogged determination. Perhaps one day, time permitting, I'll go over the intricacies with everyone here .

    Quote Originally Posted by 71CHOPS View Post
    with phones these days, how is it even possible to take a blurry pic?

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    OHHHHhhhh, they’ve taken the condensate from both the AC and furnace, then bushed it down to a 3/8” barbed brass adapter, then tried to drain it through a 3/8” ID clear vynal tube?

    Am I seeing that right now?

    I look after a tower where they have done that throughout all 30 floors of it. Different equipment, but blocks up just the same.


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    Quote Originally Posted by billg View Post
    I see this all the time, when will people learn...
    Just looked at one like that yesterday. Has rusted flame runner so only ignites one of 5 tubes and goes out on no flame error.

    Looking at the rusted out tubes I told customer she should replace it cause after I get it up and running there is probably a rusted out heat exchanger.

    Of course "No Money" type customer.
    Can someone please explain to me -
    Why is there never enough time to do it right the first time, but plenty of time to do it twice?


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    Quote Originally Posted by billg View Post
    It's a skill I've honed to a razor's edge over years of struggle and dogged determination. Perhaps one day, time permitting, I'll go over the intricacies with everyone here .

    Please, Oh great master, share your ancient wisdom!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by pacnw View Post
    Can we assume the a/c is piped into the furnace, it's not that clear.
    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    OHHHHhhhh, they’ve taken the condensate from both the AC and furnace, then bushed it down to a 3/8” barbed brass adapter, then tried to drain it through a 3/8” ID clear vynal tube?

    Am I seeing that right now?

    I look after a tower where they have done that throughout all 30 floors of it. Different equipment, but blocks up just the same.


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    So which is it?
    The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and stamps EVER.
    Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks us to "Please Do Not Feed the Animals". Their stated reason for this policy "... the animals become dependent on handouts and will not learn to take care of themselves."
    from an excerpt by Paul Jacob in Sun City, AZ

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    Quote Originally Posted by pacnw View Post
    So which is it?
    Well, if the 3/8” drain blocks up then the AC will drain right into the furnace, so technically both?


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    Quote Originally Posted by 71CHOPS View Post
    with phones these days, how is it even possible to take a blurry pic?
    I have never met an iPhone that could take good close ups of labels....never focus properly.

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