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The quiet time on the HVAC forum after all the broken heaters but before all the broken air conditioners....
Not if you live in the strange Great White North.:biggrin2:

All the snow melted yesterday as it was +50F and raining and we set a high temp record. VERY unusual.

Now it is going below 32F and we are getting 4 inches of snow overnight to replace it.

No AC usually until after the May long Weekend. 3rd week in May (Victoria Day) weekend.
 

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Maybe it's time to just post some "How To's"? I know there's a bunch of videos on youtube, but I've noticed that most of them are missing things.

For example when you see a video or post about replacing a capacitor, most all of them never speak of discharging it 1st and when they do speak to it, most don't give proper instruction.
 

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Just reminded me I need to clean mine, too, even though it did a satisfactory initial op check last week when we hit 80.
I finally got to shut ours off today, since that front came through last night. The heat and humidity drives my arthritis batty. I had to go out and pick up all of the land mines from the Backyard yesterday and ended up paying for it. Still hurting.

I did not realize that in over a year, since my son last cleaned up the backyard, that you could actually pick up 26 gallons of Dog crap. I should have packaged it and sent it over to Mike Madigan's office in Chicago, to remind him how his abuse of power is.
 

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Maybe it's time to just post some "How To's"? I know there's a bunch of videos on youtube, but I've noticed that most of them are missing things.

For example when you see a video or post about replacing a capacitor, most all of them never speak of discharging it 1st and when they do speak to it, most don't give proper instruction.
If they are bad, they have usually discharged all of the magic smoke. All that it takes to drain one, is wrap a bit of #10 wire with enough of the end stripped, then connect the other end to ground in the disconnect. Any residual will be gone. Really if you go one connection at a time and follow proper procedure, there is not going to be much of a charge on one that has gone bad. It is only when they are live and you are playing with them right after you shut the power off, you will get a new perm.
 

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Holy crap, Batman! Literally.... sounds like you need one of these:

https://www.chewy.com/dog/natures-m...le&utm_term=&gclid=CLaKppC7x8sCFVAvgQodmCkFuA

I finally got to shut ours off today, since that front came through last night. The heat and humidity drives my arthritis batty. I had to go out and pick up all of the land mines from the Backyard yesterday and ended up paying for it. Still hurting.

I did not realize that in over a year, since my son last cleaned up the backyard, that you could actually pick up 26 gallons of Dog crap. I should have packaged it and sent it over to Mike Madigan's office in Chicago, to remind him how his abuse of power is.
 

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$182 to get the Cottonwood blanket cleaned off of my outside unit today. Could not get Superheat, because it was in the 50's when the tech showed at 8 am.

He did laugh when I told him that I can still chill beer in my ducts.
 

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Aw shucks. I thought you we were going to see an E-Z cap discharger.

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I really wished that I had a direct chute to the sewer that runs down our alley. It would make things a whole lot easier, then having to carry it fifty feet to the trash cana by the gate at the back of the house.

What was really funny was that they had made a line to block any rabbits from getting towards the front of the yard.
 
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