why not half ass the job?

So today I called my local HVAC CONtractor out to get me an estimate on a new startup. While he was over I asked him if he runs nitrogen while soldering the lines. He said no and claims that you cannot get the copper hot enough while the N2 is in it.
I called another guy who never showed up. However, I did talk to him on the phone and he says that he never uses N2 when soldering and has been doing it that way for 34 years. I thought this was odd since the manual that came with the air handler specifies "sweep with nitrogen" and thought that oxidization could be a factor. I didn't mention it. Maybe oxidization is something recently discovered.
Neither uses Staybrite solder, both claim it will not hold up to the high pressure. Strange that the high pressure jumped from 200 to 300 between guys (one said 200, the other 300).
My neighbor just laid out $6000 for a new system I priced out at $1400 retail. They had the job done in about three hours. They didn't even bother to replace the line set, just used the 25 year old existing one. Same story on the corroded t-stat wire. He has to pay $125/year to maintain the warranty. What a soaking.
Pokey.
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wrote:

Sooooooooooooo you bought your Goodman unit on the internet and you and a buddy put most of it together over the weekend over a case of beer. Now you think all the hvac guys are going to come flying out to your place like bees to honey to do a measley braze job for a couple hundred bucks? Then you think they are going to assume all the risk and liability for the way you slapped your system in? Then you'll probably bitch about $200 bucks. Good luck. By the way. Read the Warranty. If you bought it over the internet Goodman doesnt warranty it. Im glad you saved so much money. What a hell of a deal you got. Thats right. Now you can blow me. Bubba
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haha bubba, your a degenerate...
get it?
HAHA
-Canadian Heat
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"DANgER" <"danger"@heat.com wrote in message

Some kinda joker I guess, can't seem to quit.
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No, no beer.

No. I don't expect the CONtractors who wanted $10k to come. Just an honest tech, if there's one out there.

No.
No. I don't have any issue with paying labor.

So what? I can bumble 10 units for the price of 1 installed unit from my local CONtractor. Heck for the price of 1 CONtractor job I can go to two years of community college and get an HVAC license.

Agree.
No but I'll metion it to your ISP and see if they will provide that service for you since you're in need.
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Drugs?
Most competent, honest techs won't bother with your tight ass!

Yes, last one that touched it...

Why don't you go get your education... then after you run a legit business for awhile, you can come back and tell us of all the money you made, doing things for nothing.

Post some pictures of your masterpiece, I mean disaster.

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Bullshit
Old school

Bullshit, R22 R410 pressures vary

Does that $1400 include ALL the materials and supplies to install the units? Warranty? Etc? No!
Bet the $125 includes an annual checkup

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Price perhaps little overprice but we don't know what he is getting for that
your $1400 does not have warrantee does not include shipping does not include shipping insurance does not include necessary hook up material does not include tools require for hook up does not include work permit does not include license that can be shown to home insurer does not include liability insurance does not include man power NEED TO SAY MORE Dido
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