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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-14-2010, 08:08 AM
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Posted By oldman55
you only need to clean the pipe if it's really...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-13-2010, 06:54 AM
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Posted By oldman55
if you want to solder the hole shut you will need...

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,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-11-2010, 09:42 AM
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Posted By oldman55
if you are going to do any brazing on refrigerant...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 08-31-2010, 07:40 AM
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Posted By oldman55
I haven't thought about that but I will check it...

I haven't thought about that but I will check it today and let you know what I find. Thanks for the idea
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 08-28-2010, 08:07 AM
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Posted By oldman55
Thanks for the ideas . The old unit was a 3 ton...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 08-26-2010, 07:35 AM
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Posted By oldman55
condensation troubles

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...
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