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09-13-19, 12:46 PM
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Posted By JRNYMAN78

I called a place this morning that was...

I called a place this morning that was recommended by lots of people as being very fair and honest. I explained the situation and he said he wasn't going to be any cheaper because his price is $153...
09-13-19, 12:36 PM
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Views: 724
Posted By JRNYMAN78

It's just a shroud of some sort made out of some...

It's just a shroud of some sort made out of some type of fabric.
09-12-19, 08:53 PM
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Views: 724
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Thank you! I will post back as this progresses...

Thank you!
I will post back as this progresses and let you know how it goes.
Thank God for portable air conditioners!
09-12-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By JRNYMAN78

OK, last question (hopefully) How do I go about...

OK, last question (hopefully)
How do I go about buying the R22 without an EPA cert. number? Obviously, I can't buy it so do I find an EPA certified tech to do the work and have him purchase it?
09-12-19, 08:17 PM
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Views: 724
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Ok, so if I opt to repair it, what else do I need...

Ok, so if I opt to repair it, what else do I need parts wise?
Capacitor
12 lbs R22
Drier
all of this is assuming a tech will be vacuuming and charging the system, repairing the hole in the copper...
09-12-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By JRNYMAN78

What are your thoughts about scratch-and-dent...

What are your thoughts about scratch-and-dent components from a reputable place? Another option I've found is purchasing the condenser and air handler from a place at a huge discount. They're 10...
09-12-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By JRNYMAN78

The access panel hasn't been in place for years...

The access panel hasn't been in place for years so it couldn't have been the cause of the cut in the line which makes it even more suspicious.

The coil does have the valve on it so it can be...
09-12-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By JRNYMAN78

As requested, here is a pic of the cut in the...

As requested, here is a pic of the cut in the copper line.
https://i.imgur.com/xiygOIf.jpg

Regarding the price of R22, everyone I've talked to and everything I've read says the price has...
09-09-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Need advice on options for R22 system repair

I have a 15 yr old 5 ton Carrier split heat pump system. It stopped cooling on Saturday. I had a repairman come out. He confirmed my thought that a capacitor had failed. While checking out the...
07-27-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By JRNYMAN78

RO System Not Producing Waste Water

I have a typical 4-stage, under-sink RO system with 3 storage tanks. The water flow is excellent and since this issue started, there has been no change in the flow nor the amount of water produced....
02-23-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Thanks for the reply. Fortunately, space isn't...

Thanks for the reply.
Fortunately, space isn't a concern, at least not for the size tanks I'm talking about. 65 gal. monsters would be a challenge. :D
I pulled the trigger and bought 2 tanks today...
02-23-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Adding Storage Tanks to RO System

Greetings,

I have an under-sink RO system that has the typical single 4 gal. storage tank. I would like to add one or possibly 2 storage tanks to the system. Before I do, I wanted to post a couple...
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Posted By JRNYMAN78

Replaced Delta Diverter w/ Genuine Part = Still Leaking

I have a Delta push-button shower diverter. Some months ago, I cheaped out and bought the third party replacement diverter at HD in an effort to stop the stream of water that was coming out of the...
01-28-17, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By JRNYMAN78

40A is what the owner's manual calls for. ...

40A is what the owner's manual calls for.

This makes my day! My expenses related to this "free" spa just went down a lot!

Thanks, guys!
01-28-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Luckily, there is no inspection required. I guess...

Luckily, there is no inspection required. I guess my biggest concern is making sure this type of wire will be safe for this type of application. Does the "direct burial" type of material really hold...
01-28-17, 06:04 AM
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Views: 1,289
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Hot Tub Question Re: Direct Burial Wire

Greetings Gurus!

I was given a working hot tub by a friend who is moving and didn't want to leave it behind. All I have to do is run the power and add water & chemicals.
While researching my...
05-26-16, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,138
Posted By JRNYMAN78

It's 20"x20". Given the apparent age of this...

It's 20"x20".
Given the apparent age of this unit, I'm thinking it was made by MasterCool and not Adobe - unless Adobe was making them 10+ years ago. I'm guessing the age of it to be at least that...
05-25-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,138
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Thanks, sammy. Just out of curiosity, how were...

Thanks, sammy.
Just out of curiosity, how were you able to deduce the size of the blower opening from my post since I didn't include that dimension?
And thanks for the quick reply. your...
05-25-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,138
Posted By JRNYMAN78

How to tell the CFM rating of a unit

Hello again,

I picked up a unit that has no labels or stickers indicating the specs. I do know it's a MasterCool down draft. It has a 1 hp., 2-spd. motor. It's 40" wide x 28" tall and the tray...
05-02-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By JRNYMAN78

"Theyve been making them for quite a while now...

"Theyve been making them for quite a while now and theyre junk.

I had to return a couple sets last summer to the supply house. The angles inside the pad were constructed wrong and the pad material...
05-02-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,420
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Good call, PJ! Tested it as soon as I got home...

Good call, PJ!
Tested it as soon as I got home and sure enough, 0 volts coming off the low side of the switch when set to low. I'll pick up a new switch tomorrow.
So so glad it was something cheap...
05-02-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,420
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Two speed motor won't run on low under load

Started using my cooler a couple of weeks ago with no problems. 2 days ago, I lost low speed. Pulled the motor and bench tested it and it ran on both speeds. Weird..... Reinstalled it and applied...
04-29-16, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Aspen Snow now making pads to fit Mastercool & Champion

i was clicking around on HD's site earlier today looking at celdek pads and noticed Aspen Snow now makes replacement pads for MC and Champ coolers and they sell for almost half the price of the...
06-16-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Painting Solid Oak Tables Revisited and Re-refinished

Four years ago, almost to the day, I started a thread in which I asked some questions regarding painting solid oak tables and how to go about achieving a smooth finish and hiding the grain. That...
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Views: 1,449
Posted By JRNYMAN78

Thanks everyone for the replies and the...

Thanks everyone for the replies and the reassurance about the bracket/support I plan to use.

Regarding, relying on clips and/or adhesive alone would be a huge mistake on my part for sure. The...
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