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08-25-14, 02:12 AM
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Posted By hillbillybear

I check on that marksr thanks

I check on that marksr thanks
08-24-14, 10:26 AM
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Posted By hillbillybear

No the furnace stills works. We are having a...

No the furnace stills works. We are having a issue extremely high bills. We did some checking with our neighbors that have mobile homes and electric heat and by comparison are bills in the winter...
08-24-14, 12:46 AM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Thanks everyone. We are replacing the furnace...

Thanks everyone. We are replacing the furnace with the 17kw/57,000 btu. But we will also look at some energy saving stuff too.
08-22-14, 04:15 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Thanks everyone. This what we are considering ...

Thanks everyone. This what we are considering
Nordyne's UltraFlex electric furnace provides dependable heating in a variety of modes, adaptable to your home's ductwork configuration. The furnace is...
08-22-14, 02:37 AM
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Posted By hillbillybear

We have look into other heat sources and decided...

We have look into other heat sources and decided on electric furnace. We don't have gas in our area.Any kind wood heat would not work because of were we are located and heat pump is not something we...
08-21-14, 06:36 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Put out decent heat. The farther away from the...

Put out decent heat. The farther away from the furnace the harder it heated. Furnace sits in enclosed space near the back of the home so the bedroom is right there it was always hot the living room...
08-21-14, 05:24 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Opinion on new furnace

I have a 14x70 mobile home so that would put it at about 1000 sq ft. Need to replace the electric furnace. Now it has Coleman furance in it. Here are some specs on it

BTU's 56,000
Element kw 16...
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Posted By hillbillybear

This is a mobile home. There are no switches....

This is a mobile home. There are no switches. Closet switch would be the kitchen about 12 ft from the center of living room and it is a double switch 1 side for kitchen overhead light and other side...
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Posted By hillbillybear

Opitions for wiring new ceiling fan

Would like to install a ceiling fan in my living room. How ever there is no existing overhead light or wiring. Right now all that is in this room is 5 110 outlets .What could I do to get power up to...
03-27-14, 06:05 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Breaker box

Thanks for all the info. I have inserted a new pic little closer up.


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03-25-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,206
Posted By hillbillybear

The old one is a Crouse-Hinds. Really not looking...

The old one is a Crouse-Hinds. Really not looking to replace if I don't have too. Trying to determine if I benefit from a newer box with more breakers
03-25-14, 04:55 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Breaker box

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I have a ? and would also like advice.

Occasionally I hear a buzzing sound coming from the breaker box just every now and then. What could this be?

Let explain a little about what I...
03-19-14, 10:16 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

The 1 that I was quoted was a 10 kw 34.000 btu. I...

The 1 that I was quoted was a 10 kw 34.000 btu. I think I should stay with somewhere between 15-17 kw and 52,000 -56,000 btu's

The service tech idea wasn't mine I believe my wife wanted some sort...
03-19-14, 01:16 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

New furnace

Well looks like we are going with a New electric furnace. I voted for a wood burner but I got out voted.


I have 2 ?'s We would like to have a service tech come and give the old furnace a look...
02-24-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By hillbillybear

Need advice on replacing furnace what type any issues

I have a 900 sq ft mobile home the exterior has vinyl siding and a shingled roof The interior has drywall and some paneling the floors are Laminate expect for the 2 bedrooms are carpet. All the duct...
02-24-14, 10:30 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Need advice on replacing furnace, what type and issues I might have

I have a 900 sq ft mobile home the exterior has vinyl siding and a shingled roof The interior has drywall and some paneling the floors are Laminate expect for the 2 bedrooms are carpet. All the duct...
02-24-14, 09:42 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

I have talk to some other folks here. In a area...

I have talk to some other folks here. In a area we have 3 options Electric, propane, Wood.

Most every one here has electric and there bills are high not as bad as mine but high
No one has wood...
02-24-14, 01:26 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Did all that when I did the duct work. Everything...

Did all that when I did the duct work. Everything look good.

Considering everything I have to assume the furnace is 14 years old and not very efficient way to heat now.
02-23-14, 01:05 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

Do not have a model# but the paper work I have...

Do not have a model# but the paper work I have says it is a Miller 3 ton a/c single unit. It was install in 2001 a year before the furnace was installed. It has 2 vents on it 1 goes to the house...
02-23-14, 09:28 AM
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Posted By hillbillybear

We have been here for 3 winters now. First wasn't...

We have been here for 3 winters now. First wasn't bad last to 2 have been high. According to records of previous owner bills were little steep but looking history for last 5 years the last 2 winter...
02-22-14, 09:47 AM
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Views: 1,512
Posted By hillbillybear

No heat pump. A/C unit is a Miller and is...

No heat pump. A/C unit is a Miller and is separate from the furnace uses flex duct to connect to house duct work.
02-22-14, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By hillbillybear

Furnace sucking up electric

I have a mobile home with a Coleman furnace model# eb17b it is a 16 kw 56,000 btu. The furnace was put in 2002. It runs fine expect my electric bills are higher than I think they should be (between...
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Views: 1,112
Posted By hillbillybear

That's true somewhat. I have also replace both in...

That's true somewhat. I have also replace both in a 1997 GMC Jimmy from the company I mentioned and they are still going after 40.000 miles. I have some other parts I have bought off the internet go...
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Views: 1,112
Posted By hillbillybear

Hub bearings are not that difficult change if you...

Hub bearings are not that difficult change if you have a basic understanding of the front end. The hub bearings you can find on E-Bay. I have used a place called Detroit Axle. Think last ones I...
09-20-13, 06:18 PM
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Posted By hillbillybear

I will take a look at the supply box. I have 3...

I will take a look at the supply box. I have 3 cold air returns. I believe the one in the living room is connected to the a/c unit if that is the 1 you are referring to. That is were the 2nd flexible...
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