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  • Marion,In.
  • Indiana


  • Posted in thread: Hole in copper line on 09-14-2010 at 08:08 AM
    you only need to clean the pipe if it's really oxidized or if there is some tape residue. if
    you aren't sure you can use some sand screen on it. I looked at our local tractor supply store
    and the have...

  • Posted in thread: Hole in copper line on 09-13-2010 at 06:54 AM
    if you want to solder the hole shut you will need some silver solder, your friend should be
    able to get it where he works. If he can't get any I have also seen it at Tractor supply. as
    for the torch, ...

  • Posted in thread: Hole in copper line on 09-11-2010 at 09:42 AM
    if you are going to do any brazing on refrigerant lines you need to run nitrogen through the
    lines to keep them from scaling. you also should either change or replace the filter drier. if
    you don't yo...

  • Posted in thread: condensation troubles on 08-31-2010 at 07:40 AM
    I haven't thought about that but I will check it today and let you know what I find. Thanks for
    the idea

  • Posted in thread: condensation troubles on 08-28-2010 at 08:07 AM
    Thanks for the ideas . The old unit was a 3 ton w/80,000 furnace and still had the same
    problems to an extent because I had to replace the bottom half of the plenum.I figured that if
    I insulated the p...

  • Posted in thread: condensation troubles on 08-26-2010 at 07:35 AM
    I just put in a new 80,000 btu Bryant furnace & 31/2 ton heat pump(new 410 freon). This unit
    replaced a fifteen year old furnace and 3 ton a/c. I wanted a larger unit this time because the
    3 ton didn'...

  • Posted in thread: just stumbled In on 11-28-2007 at 08:50 AM
    Hello, Iwas just wandering around and stumbled on this site. I have worked for almost 30 yrs.
    doing hvac,plumbing,some elect. before becoming disabled. I am always looking for new things .
    I also may ...