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New furnace suggestions

Discussion in 'Lounge' started by MNHVAC, Feb 5, 2018.

  1. MNHVAC

    MNHVAC Man on a mission

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    Good point.
     
  2. MNHVAC

    MNHVAC Man on a mission

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    It does run and still operates as designed. The flue trap leaks a little, the inducer looks like it's 30 years old, but is quiet, and there's a little rust on the cabinet shelf. Burners look decent but where the flames go into the HX is rusting out. So....I'm on the fence.
     
  3. MNHVAC

    MNHVAC Man on a mission

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  4. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    Wood burning stove........

    Us old fat basterds need the exercise!
     
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  5. Chuck

    Chuck SSP

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    I see what you did there. Lol
     
  6. Catpower

    Catpower The Crowd Pleaser

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    DONUTS:headscratch:
     
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  7. jamesyarbrough

    jamesyarbrough Amateur Gynecologist

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    I like Bryant. Might as well change the whole system. Go with an evolution 2 speed system.
     
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  8. MNHVAC

    MNHVAC Man on a mission

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    Nice. Did a load calc today in class. Gonna be looking for a 60btu/93-96% just gotta figure out what brand I wanna go with. Probably going to be whoever has better warranty and parts availability.
     
  9. Catpower

    Catpower The Crowd Pleaser

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    If you want the best, go with Carrier:lachen::lachen::lachen::lachen::lachen:
     
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  10. Snoring Beagle

    Snoring Beagle Need Little - Want Less - Love More

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    Hear Hear!!
     
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  11. doc havoc

    doc havoc A cunning linguist

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    Oldie but a goodie.
    [​IMG]
     
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  12. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    A MOPAR I would have never thought.

    Excellent!
     
  13. newtech

    newtech 636

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    The Rheem dealer here says, that he can't keep enough pd switches on the shelf. Dropping like flies. :dunno::dunno:
     
  14. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    I hear nothing but horror stories about the differential pressure switches on ANYTHING condensing these days. for that reason, i would buy a brand that my favorite wholesaler sells and supports. I would also buy an extra pressure switch or two( depending upon model).

    I hear the brand story a lot. I have been to York where they made York, coleman and luxaire right next to each other. They are literally the same unit( or at least they were then). I heat tons of guys talk about payne ( either they are a payne in the ass, or they are carrier equal). Well, i put a payne scratch and dent unit in way back in 1999 in my own home. it works as directed all these years later. So well, in fact that I'm afraid to mess with it, but perhaps ill treat it to some new capacitors this year ?
     
  15. jpb2

    jpb2 Dog Tard *

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    I havent seen that.
     
  16. jpb2

    jpb2 Dog Tard *

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    Whatever you choose RTFM and do what it says. I promise that will help you avoid issues. :)
     
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  17. jamesyarbrough

    jamesyarbrough Amateur Gynecologist

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    We literally don't have any problems from carrier furnaces. Except finding cracked heat exchangers on some of the early 2000 models. I hate the old heil an comfortmakers with smart valves....or anything with a smart valve for that matter
     
  18. Joeysmith

    Joeysmith New Member

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    I'd second the Payne. We have installed several for slum lords never have gave much trouble even when we slap them on crappy ductwork. I've been really impressed with how quiet their condensers are. Actually quieter than some of the Bryant stuff we install.
     
  19. Zman

    Zman Hanging by a Thread

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    Supply Duct is too small.:D
     
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  20. Zman

    Zman Hanging by a Thread

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    Bumper to Bumper Warranty.