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Posted By cheese

Lock nuts would be best for that kind of repair...

Lock nuts would be best for that kind of repair but the ideal thing would be to run it by a shop with a welder and let them weld it back down. It would probably be less than $50.
08-04-20, 12:43 AM
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Posted By ferd42

I always say "A good job looks bad" with respect...

I always say "A good job looks bad" with respect to duct wrap workmanship. And don't forget the required staples and UL181 tape (bearing UL181... marking).
08-03-20, 12:45 AM
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Posted By Marq1

Id adjust some to remove the gap, you dont want...

Id adjust some to remove the gap, you dont want to compress insulation but the gap isnt doing anything!
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Posted By XSleeper

Yeah, I looked up the product on Home Depot and...

Yeah, I looked up the product on Home Depot and they recommend an underlayment.
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Posted By XSleeper

As long as it's a click lock, it's primarily...

As long as it's a click lock, it's primarily meant to be a floating floor. You would use rosin paper or felt paper under it, making sure that the floor is flat enough to meet or exceed the mfg's...
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Posted By ferd42

Great, wouldn't want you or your family at risk...

Great, wouldn't want you or your family at risk in the event of a fire.
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Posted By doughess

Cover has UL labels. My son's Battery Fairy must...

Cover has UL labels. My son's Battery Fairy must have been there.
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Posted By ferd42

Code violation, assuming your boat cover doesn't...

Code violation, assuming your boat cover doesn't have an HVAC-related UL mark.
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Posted By doughess

Was faced with same question on 30 year old duct...

Was faced with same question on 30 year old duct work when original aluminum foil covered rock wool insulation developed many issues.

Added new cover using white plastic winter boat cover...
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Posted By ferd42

The wrap has to be loosely installed: Don't pull...

The wrap has to be loosely installed: Don't pull it tight "to make it look good"; it needs to look bad to preserve "Installed R Value".
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Posted By Pilot Dane

When you complete the install for your unit unit...

When you complete the install for your unit unit don't skimp on the flashing. I have a lot of trouble with animals (mice, squirrels...) getting under homes through openings around package units. ...
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Posted By Hal_S

Well, that's perfect. But not, well, FUN... ...

Well, that's perfect. But not, well, FUN...

Guess Guinness should create a category for "trailer slide"....

Getting the Guinness world for the closest parallel slide park...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Oh, it's just a package unit. Slide it off and...

Oh, it's just a package unit. Slide it off and don't over think it too much. I've set many of them by myself. It's really not bad. You do NOT want to lower the trailer. You want gravity to help...
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Posted By Hal_S

1) Sounds like you're unloading a pallet of...

1) Sounds like you're unloading a pallet of something?

2) If that is the situation, and you've got any of several small trailers, then If-I-Were-You
-backup the trail up so the pallet is located...
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Posted By Marq1

Possible sure, will it help,your the only one to...

Possible sure, will it help,your the only one to know.

Got a hill you can back up too? Thats how I get items off and on without ramps!
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Removing the trailer wheels just to unload 400...

Removing the trailer wheels just to unload 400 pounds is a crazy amount of work. You're not going to be able to lower it too much and still keep the trailer on the jacks so at most you'd gain a few...
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Posted By ferd42

Cost is always a concern, but what you have has...

Cost is always a concern, but what you have has very little R value, so I'd replace it. As for replacing the existing, clean round ducts with flex, be very careful to stretch it as tight as possible...
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Posted By Marq1

So you are using the old and adding additional on...

So you are using the old and adding additional on top?

Are the ducts internal or external to the conditioned space?

I would not use mastic, the foil duct tapes are better;easier to install!
06-15-20, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Marq1

Probably not the insulation but moisture in the...

Probably not the insulation but moisture in the insulation.

Just get some Rustoleum rust red primer!
05-18-20, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Zorfdt

You're probably right, based on current codes,...

You're probably right, based on current codes, that 'new' branch likely requires its own vent. It's hard to say whether it was up to code 40 years ago or not... probably not, but maybe.

Is your...
03-27-20, 11:15 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

You’d have almost $1,000 just in the compressor...

You’d have almost $1,000 just in the compressor itself.
Then leak testing, evacuation, refrigerant, dealing with the acid that likely formed when the terminals went, plus labor for the tech to deal...
03-27-20, 10:33 PM
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Posted By PJmax

That compressor is beyond wiped out. It's rotted...

That compressor is beyond wiped out. It's rotted thru.
You're not going to be able to replace that compressor yourself. Needs specialized equipment. That scroll compressor is pretty expensive too....
03-27-20, 10:31 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

That compressor cannot be repaired. And since the...

That compressor cannot be repaired. And since the terminals blew out (very dangerous thing to happen) you no longer have any refrigerant left either.
At that age your best investment is a new air...
03-10-20, 05:44 AM
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Posted By lambition

You cannot do that. Feed and return from the...

You cannot do that. Feed and return from the switch must be in a single cable or conduit. (Either 2 hots entering and leaving the switch or hot and neutral.)

The original wiring probably had...
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Posted By Hal_S

I'm doubtful that you reach soldering...

I'm doubtful that you reach soldering temperatures simply by wrapping a laptop in a blanket.

Sounds more like the chip heats up and expands to create a fault
Putting the laptop in a blanket...
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