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Posted By salesguy

upgrade to T8

I want to upgrade some fixtures from T12 to T8. 2 F40T12 bulbs. The fixture has 2 yellow, 2 red, and 2 blue. The ballasts that seem to be available in the stores have 2 blues and a red . ...
09-02-06, 05:49 PM
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Posted By salesguy

In the most common testers, the open hot is...

In the most common testers, the open hot is indicated by all lamps OUT.
08-31-06, 09:06 AM
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Views: 1,233
Posted By salesguy

There is nothing about a capacitor that makes it...

There is nothing about a capacitor that makes it a start or a run. It is how it is connected to the motor. When you have a single cap like yours, the motor may have a centrifugal switch which...
08-31-06, 09:02 AM
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Views: 1,448
Posted By salesguy

First, the little thermometer on a t-stat is a...

First, the little thermometer on a t-stat is a fairly crude item. Second, the little set-dial on the t-stat is also fairly crude and not closely calibrated.

That said, you would often have better...
08-30-06, 09:34 PM
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Posted By salesguy

We would want to know if that new coil is a unit...

We would want to know if that new coil is a unit designed for 13 SEER, and if so, what did they do to match it to your old 10 SEER condensing unit. ( Change piston? TXV?) And do they now know what...
08-29-06, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By salesguy

A range for refrigerators based on size and...

A range for refrigerators based on size and energy efficiency would be anywhere from 500 to 1500 watts. The data is available on manufacturer's websites, and of course in the showroom.

On a...
08-27-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,121
Posted By salesguy

You are a very ambitious DIY/'er to tackle a job...

You are a very ambitious DIY/'er to tackle a job like an alternator overhaul on something like this. Unless we have a small engine tech listening in on the forum, I suggest you try contact...
08-22-06, 08:56 PM
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Views: 4,421
Posted By salesguy

Freon is simply a brand name for refrigerants.. ...

Freon is simply a brand name for refrigerants.. I am familiar with Freon 12, Freon 22, Freon 114, etc.

The most common refrigerant for several years in home air conditioning has been refrigerant...
08-19-06, 11:15 AM
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Views: 973
Posted By salesguy

I realize that you would like to fix this, and...

I realize that you would like to fix this, and you do not have to factor your time into the equation. But, by any analysis, a 20 year old window A/C is about 10 years past it's life expectancy. ...
08-18-06, 09:38 PM
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Views: 959
Posted By salesguy

First, it is a code violation, so why would you...

First, it is a code violation, so why would you even consider doing this, just because you think it is ok?

Devices rated COALR have terminals and screws made of a material which is compatible with...
08-17-06, 08:54 PM
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Posted By salesguy

There are times when "ballpark" estimates are...

There are times when "ballpark" estimates are appopriate and useful This is not one of those times. Your description and list of "equipment only" is very broad, and I do not think your...
08-15-06, 09:02 PM
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Views: 1,239
Posted By salesguy

The unit is designed for all weather exposure. ...

The unit is designed for all weather exposure. No worries mate.

25000 is huge for 850 square feet. Is that a single room, or a 2 room apartment? A window unit provides little to no benefit...
08-15-06, 08:56 PM
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Views: 963
Posted By salesguy

Your wall sleeve should be tilted just slightly...

Your wall sleeve should be tilted just slightly towards the outside.

Check the owner's manual for your unit. Newer equipment is often designed with a "slinger". The condensate is splashed on...
08-15-06, 08:51 PM
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Views: 9,587
Posted By salesguy

Unless you live in a tent outside of Bagdhad, it...

Unless you live in a tent outside of Bagdhad, it is quite unlikely that a 5 ton AC is cooling just one apartment.

Sizing need to be done on site by a qualified contractor who will calculate sq....
08-13-06, 05:31 PM
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Views: 1,746
Posted By salesguy

There is a book....now also computer...

There is a book....now also computer program....called manual J. This is how you calculate heat loss/heat gain for heating and A/C. It is a computation which takes into account construction,...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-13-06, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By salesguy

I anm sorry no one has answered your post. ...

I anm sorry no one has answered your post. Your situation may be normal, or not. It is best not to take any chances with gas. In most communities, the gas company will immediately send out a...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-13-06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By salesguy

I do not see any notes indicating that your post...

I do not see any notes indicating that your post was edited. I have not seen the moderators here edit anyone just for being long, and you post is not that long. Maybe you just hit the send key...
08-13-06, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,703
Posted By salesguy

We would be foolhardy to try and size your...

We would be foolhardy to try and size your apartment sight unseen.....too many variables, like the outside temp, all the glass, insulation, etc. I will go out on a limb and say that 1 tons may be...
08-12-06, 07:13 PM
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Views: 1,250
Posted By salesguy

13 Seer

Now that we are 8 months into the "Brave New World" of 13 SEER, can you pros comment on the state of the industry. In other words, are you automatically replacing indoor unit when installing new...
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