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    New Return

    Drain line backed up, flooded the return duct work.


    Nothing special, just proud of my work



    The one covered in a gallon of mastic is the old return
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    Why ask for advice, when you are going to ignore it anyways?!

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    Your work looks so much better

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    Why ductboard?

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    That’s all everyone uses in south Florida.

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    Nice box. Are there any turning vanes in those hard turns?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kdean1 View Post
    Nice box. Are there any turning vanes in those hard turns?

    No.

    When I checked my static, it was .25 return and .23 supply. I felt since the static was .48 total, to hold off on doing vanes for right now. The

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deathpunch0311 View Post
    No.

    When I checked my static, it was .25 return and .23 supply. I felt since the static was .48 total, to hold off on doing vanes for right now. The
    Nice.
    This is a good opportunity to install them and see how it affects static pressure. I like to compare before and after so I gain insight for when coping with a high static situation. Especially when finding an air handler that’s only rated for .2 max.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kdean1 View Post
    Nice.
    This is a good opportunity to install them and see how it affects static pressure. I like to compare before and after so I gain insight for when coping with a high static situation. Especially when finding an air handler that’s only rated for .2 max.
    If he had installed them he wouldn't have been able to accurately measure the return static anyway. :Grin:

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    Quote Originally Posted by kdean1 View Post
    Nice.
    This is a good opportunity to install them and see how it affects static pressure. I like to compare before and after so I gain insight for when coping with a high static situation. Especially when finding an air handler that’s only rated for .2 max.


    I’m going to be doing a maintenance there next month. I’ll install the vanes and see what it does

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    Genduct would approve of the duct board.

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