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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-16-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By WyrTwister
What was the Outside Air Temperature , return ait...

What was the Outside Air Temperature , return ait temperature , discharge air temperature , suction line temperature at the evaporator , suction line temperature at the condenser and liquid line...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-16-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By WyrTwister
https://www.agaseurope.com/media/2670/r290-propane...

https://www.agaseurope.com/media/2670/r290-propane-pt-chart.pdf

Try aroung 160 psi and work from there .

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-15-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 385
Posted By WyrTwister
Is the PEX where the tank was tied in ? Wyr ...

Is the PEX where the tank was tied in ?

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-13-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 385
Posted By WyrTwister
At least until winter ? Wyr God bless

At least until winter ?

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-13-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 385
Posted By WyrTwister
Streach out som black plastic pipe , outside , in...

Streach out som black plastic pipe , outside , in the sun light & solar heat water ?

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-12-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 385
Posted By WyrTwister
I am behind you . Will turn 67 this month . ...

I am behind you . Will turn 67 this month .

I have gotten where I try to have new parts on hand , before I take stuff apart .

Best of luck , :-)

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-12-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 385
Posted By WyrTwister
Forgive my ignorance , but is this a heat pump...

Forgive my ignorance , but is this a heat pump water heater ?

Sounds like there is a crack either in the threads or around that area .

Only thing I can think of ie try brazing up the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-12-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By WyrTwister
Before you do all of the above ( which you...

Before you do all of the above ( which you certainly should ) , use a volt - ohm meter to do an electrical check of the condenser .

If the electrical is bad , all of the refrigeration testing...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-07-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By WyrTwister
Both MS's we have installed are heat pumps . For...

Both MS's we have installed are heat pumps . For that reason , both the lines are insulated , as vwhead77 said .

If you are going to pre-run anything , do not forget about electrical .

...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-17-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By WyrTwister
Exactly what I was thinking . Or JB Weld . ...

Exactly what I was thinking . Or JB Weld .

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 01-16-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By WyrTwister
Get the highest SEER unit you can afford . I...

Get the highest SEER unit you can afford . I recommend 3 separate units , instead of a 3 head unit .

We have installed 2 units in our house , DIY . I had the vacuum pump and mosy of the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-30-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,197
Posted By WyrTwister
I have a jug of R410A I bought from Johnstone...

I have a jug of R410A I bought from Johnstone Supply . I took the online study course and test and got the 1st level of EPA card . Think it cost me $ 30 .

I have used the pump 5 - 10 times...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-30-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,197
Posted By WyrTwister
I think you can " rent " a vacuum pump from the...

I think you can " rent " a vacuum pump from the major , local auto parts stores ?

My pump is a RobinAir that I bought used , from a pawn shop , at least 20 years ago . Of course , it rarely...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-20-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By WyrTwister
I do not think so . At least I can not remember...

I do not think so . At least I can not remember doing so .

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-20-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By WyrTwister
I could have used # 8 Romex , but I had # 6 left...

I could have used # 8 Romex , but I had # 6 left over from another job .

I installed the GE Wattstation . It was just about the cheapest " full power " level 2 device I could find .

...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-20-18, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By WyrTwister
When I installed our electric vehicle charger for...

When I installed our electric vehicle charger for our Nissan Leaf ( that we had before it got run into and totaled ) , I ran # 6 copper & put it on am 2 pole 40 amp CB . It was fused , internally ,...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-19-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By WyrTwister
For residential work , I would normally use a 100...

For residential work , I would normally use a 100 amp CB for # 4 copper . Not a 125 amp CB .

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-19-18, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By WyrTwister
# 4 copper ? Wyr God bless

# 4 copper ?

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-13-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,087
Posted By WyrTwister
I have a window A/C in our kitchen . 12,000 BTU...

I have a window A/C in our kitchen . 12,000 BTU , I think . Large enough to mostly keep the kitchen cool while Wifey is cooking .

Best to keep the cook as happy as possible ! :-)

Wyr...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-13-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,087
Posted By WyrTwister
The Fredrich we installed has inverter drive & 16...

The Fredrich we installed has inverter drive & 16 SEER , best I remember .

SEER in the 20's was available , last time I looked . Probably higher now .

The 1st one we installed was 13...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-13-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,087
Posted By WyrTwister
Bought it at Johnstone Supply . The company I...

Bought it at Johnstone Supply . The company I work for has an account with them . So , I paid wholesale .

Went back to them to get the replacement board .

I did the repair .

...
Forum: Conservation 06-13-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By WyrTwister
200 amp x .8 ( for continuous duty ) = 160 amps x...

200 amp x .8 ( for continuous duty ) = 160 amps x 240 Volt = 38,400 watts .

This is single phase , assuming 3/0 copper THHN .

200 amp 3 phase x .8 ( for continuous duty ) = 160 amps...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-13-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By WyrTwister
We use 2" conduit for 200 amp and 1-1/4" for 100...

We use 2" conduit for 200 amp and 1-1/4" for 100 amp .

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Conservation 06-13-18, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By WyrTwister
Insulation , weather stripping , caulking . ...

Insulation , weather stripping , caulking . Storm windows & doors .

Wyr
God bless
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-13-18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,087
Posted By WyrTwister
From my research , one thing your money buys (...

From my research , one thing your money buys ( potentially ) on the more expensive units is a higher SEER rating . My advice is to buy the highest SEER rating you can afford .

We self...
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