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Message 1890636 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 20:10:51 UTC

I'm waiting for H&B Refrigeration to show up to repair My furnace and fix the flue, I called to confirm that, they'd like to replace My system, I could pay for part of it, up to $300.00, but that is all, I just don't have what they want, I'm hoping they show up and do what I can pay for today.
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Message 1890640 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 20:33:15 UTC
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H&B refrigeration & service came by, the old A/C coil is clogged, with cat hair and dust, yes I have air filters, good ones, the old A/C coil has to be removed, the old A/C coil is not in use and is obsolete, I was told they might be able to put in a shield around the top of the flue, but altering the flue is out, but removing the old A/C coil is not for today, this takes an hour or so, they thought it was a circuit board or a fuse, today He was in the area, in between calls, He has a refrigeration unit to work on, maybe in a few days My problem can be fixed.
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Message 1890647 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 21:00:36 UTC

I was told the furnace would work again, once the a/c coil and cat hair was removed, the furnace was just not getting any air, and that was keeping the blower on, there just wasn't the time for that today, hopefully this won't take more than 1 hour.
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Message 1890666 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 22:50:37 UTC - in response to Message 1890647.  

the furnace was just not getting any air

I've heard that the expensive HEPA filters are actually not a good idea to buy for exactly that reason. They restrict the air flow so much, they put a strain on the blower motor.
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Message 1890669 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 23:06:42 UTC - in response to Message 1890666.  
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the furnace was just not getting any air

I've heard that the expensive HEPA filters are actually not a good idea to buy for exactly that reason. They restrict the air flow so much, they put a strain on the blower motor.

This furnace is 30yrs old, HEPA filters it doesn't have, it's clogged cause of Cat hair and dust.
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Message 1890670 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 23:11:26 UTC - in response to Message 1890669.  

the furnace was just not getting any air

I've heard that the expensive HEPA filters are actually not a good idea to buy for exactly that reason. They restrict the air flow so much, they put a strain on the blower motor.

This furnace is 30yrs old, HEPA filters it doesn't have, it's clogged cause of Cat hair and dust.

Right, I'm just saying use of a HEPA-quality filter might not be a good idea.
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Message 1890671 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 23:18:09 UTC - in response to Message 1890670.  

the furnace was just not getting any air

I've heard that the expensive HEPA filters are actually not a good idea to buy for exactly that reason. They restrict the air flow so much, they put a strain on the blower motor.

This furnace is 30yrs old, HEPA filters it doesn't have, it's clogged cause of Cat hair and dust.

Right, I'm just saying use of a HEPA-quality filter might not be a good idea.

Well there is no way to add one, so no worries, and even if there was, it's not what I need.
The air filters are more like green scrubbing pads that are about 1/2" thick, minus the sponge.

In any case I have to wait, today the Waste King garbage disposal is on the way here to My door.
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Message 1890673 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 23:25:35 UTC - in response to Message 1890671.  

The air filters are more like green scrubbing pads that are about 1/2" thick, minus the sponge.

Are they the reusable type that you wash?

I just use a cheap basic disposable filter, 16x25x1 size, and replace it once a month or so. There are HEPA style filters in that size, and they cost a lot more, plus the problem presented seems to be that they restrict air flow so much they might hurt the furnace.
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Message 1890676 - Posted: 18 Sep 2017, 23:52:45 UTC - in response to Message 1890673.  

The air filters are more like green scrubbing pads that are about 1/2" thick, minus the sponge.

Are they the reusable type that you wash?

I just use a cheap basic disposable filter, 16x25x1 size, and replace it once a month or so. There are HEPA style filters in that size, and they cost a lot more, plus the problem presented seems to be that they restrict air flow so much they might hurt the furnace.

Yeah, they can be washed, though I'm not sure how, and they're not made of paper, no other filter will fit, outside of the type that stops grease, which was previously there.
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Message 1890681 - Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 0:12:42 UTC - in response to Message 1890676.  

they can be washed, though I'm not sure how, and they're not made of paper, no other filter will fit, outside of the type that stops grease, which was previously there.

What would be the reason to have a grease trapping filter in a furnace?
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Message 1890684 - Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 0:17:25 UTC - in response to Message 1890681.  

they can be washed, though I'm not sure how, and they're not made of paper, no other filter will fit, outside of the type that stops grease, which was previously there.

What would be the reason to have a grease trapping filter in a furnace?

They were advertised as furnace air filters, they fit, plus they are washable.
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Message 1890687 - Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 0:34:10 UTC

The Waste King garbage disposal is here, it has a power cord attached, and I think I now need someone to do some plumbing work, in the bathroom and in the kitchen, after I get the furnace done, after both are done, then I can see if I have enough left over for a tire and a Ford center rim cap, the 15x5.5" Ford rim will be paid for with paypal credit, I hope I don't need to add any money, but I'll find out after I get the refund back into My account there.

I did get some vacuuming done, mainly near the gas furnace and on the clothes washer and gas dryer.
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Message 1890731 - Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 4:36:12 UTC - in response to Message 1890684.  

they can be washed, though I'm not sure how, and they're not made of paper, no other filter will fit, outside of the type that stops grease, which was previously there.

What would be the reason to have a grease trapping filter in a furnace?

They were advertised as furnace air filters, they fit, plus they are washable.

If the filters are washable, doesn't that suggest they should have been washed?
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Message 1890733 - Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 4:39:13 UTC - in response to Message 1890731.  

they can be washed, though I'm not sure how, and they're not made of paper, no other filter will fit, outside of the type that stops grease, which was previously there.

What would be the reason to have a grease trapping filter in a furnace?

They were advertised as furnace air filters, they fit, plus they are washable.

If the filters are washable, doesn't that suggest they should have been washed?

I'm moving this post to My thread Nick.
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Message 1890756 - Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 6:27:29 UTC - in response to Message 1890751.  

I've heard that the expensive HEPA filters are actually not a good idea to buy for exactly that reason. They restrict the air flow so much, they put a strain on the blower motor.
We have a medical type HEPA filter unit running 24/7 (HoMedics AR 10A) because my partner has COPD and uses inhalers. It has a red light on it that comes on when the filter needs cleaning. It works precisely on the basis that a clogged air filter restricts the air flow. Likely it electronically monitors the voltage/current that the motor needs to maintain the air flow, and flags it up when it gets too high.

HoMedics

In the case of vics heater unit, He is non-technical so probably didn't know that it has a filter, didn't realise that it needed cleaning, and probably couldn't have done it anyway. Now it seems that at 30 years old it is likely it cannot be repaired but needs a new one that he can't afford. But that's another story.

1. The furnace did not have a filter when I bought the place.
2. I did know it needed one, but this is not your ordinary forced air system, the cover is meant to hold any filters, ones for a house won't work.
3. I have owned houses before, not manufactured homes.
4. Non technical? LOL

Anything more will be in My thread, not here, you too can post there, just be civil.
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Message 1890760 - Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 6:49:25 UTC - in response to Message 1890751.  

We have a medical type HEPA filter unit running 24/7 (HoMedics AR 10A)

That's a nice portable one, and makes sense. My original point was that generic HEPA filters are marketed to people with big furnaces, but ordinary HVAC systems aren't designed to have that sort of restrictive filter.
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Message 1890812 - Posted: 20 Sep 2017, 0:19:59 UTC

Q: What did the Doctor say to the pirate?

A: Stick out your tongue and say Arrrr..
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Message 1890814 - Posted: 20 Sep 2017, 0:27:40 UTC
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Have you heard about the new pirate movie?.......... It’s rated AARRRRGGH!
what is a pirates favorite study subject? ..........arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrt.
what's a pirate's second-choice job? ..........an arrrrrrchitect!
what's a pirate's favorite letter of the alphabet? ..........arrrr
What kind of socks does a pirate wear? .......... AARRRRGGHyle!
What’s a pirate’s second favorite mode of transportation? ..........A cAARRRRGGH!
What does a gourmet pirate add to his dinner? ..........A gAARRRRGGHnish!
What Star Wars character is really a pirate?..........AARRRRGGH-2 D-2!
What’s a pirate’s favorite country? ..........AARRRRGGHentina!
Why did the pirate go on vacation? ..........He needed some AARRRRGGH and AARRRRGGH!
where do pirates put their trash?.......... in the GARRRRRRRRRRRBAGE can!
what is a pirates favorite doll?.............. BARRRRRRRRRRBIE!
where do pirates keep their cookies?....... in a jarrrr!!!!
how did the pirate become a lawyer? .......he passed the barrrrr!!!!
where do pirates like to eat? ........... the HARRRRRRD rock cafe!
what are pirates afraid of? ....... the DARRRRRRRRRRK
what did the pirate do to his drowining first mayte?..... C P ARRRRRRRRR
where did the pirate put its car when it was done driving it?.... the PARRRRRRRRRKING lot
why are pirates the coolest?...... they just ARRRRRRRR!!!
where do pirates keep their weapons?.....in an ARRRRRRRRSONAL!
what's a pirates favorite fast food restraunt? .........arrrrrr-by's
where do pirates park their ships?........ in the harrrrrrbor!
where do pirates get their haircut? ..........at the barrrrrber!
Why is there smoke all arond the pirate?..........He's smoking a cigarrr.
Why does the pirate say AED?..........He knows mediacl Jarrrgon
What was the pirate's golf score?..........parrrr
Why did the pirate move to Russia?..........To be czarrr...
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Message 1890876 - Posted: 20 Sep 2017, 6:32:01 UTC

Man gets body part stuck in a weight at the gym

WORMS, Germany (FOX11) - Firefighters in Worms, Germany were called in to help free a man who got his body part stuck in the hole of a 2.5kg (5.5 pound) weight at a gym. With the help of a grinder and a hydraulic saw, they were able to break the weight into 5 parts, freeing the man's p3n1s.

On Friday, the Feuerwehr Worms Fire Department released a photo on Facebook, showing the dumbbell disc broken into 5 pieces after the 3-hour ordeal that took place in order to free the man.

The message in their Facebook post was very clear: "Bitte solche Aktionen nicht nachmachen!" which translates to "Please do not imitate such actions!"


Facebook page posting (in original German text):
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September 15 at 3:30am ·

Einsatzbericht: Kurioser Trainingsunfall - Hilfeleistung fürs Klinikum
Wie heikel so mancher Einsatz unserer Feuerwehr sein kann, zeigt eine Meldung der etwas anderen Art, die am heutigen Freitagmorgen, 15.09.2017, in der Leitstelle einging. Die Berufsfeuerwehr wurde zur Unterstützung ins Klinikum Worms gerufen. Eine Person hatte sich ein sehr sensibles Körperteil in dem Loch einer 2,5 kg-Hantelscheibe eingeklemmt. Mit Hilfe vom Trennschleifer, einer Vibrationssäge und einem hydraulischem Rettungsgerät konnte das Hantelgewicht nach drei Stunden entfernt werden.
Im Einsatz waren die Berufsfeuerwehr und ein Feuerwehrmann der freiwilligen Einheit Stadtmitte.
Bitte solche Aktionen nicht nachmachen!


Translated into English via Google Translate:
Fire brigade Worms

September 15 at 3:30 am ·

Application report: Curious training accident - assistance for the clinic. How a few of our fire brigade's operations can be so delicate is shown by a message from the slightly different kind that took place in the control center today, Friday, 15.09.2017. The professional fire brigade was called to the hospital in Worms. One person had a very sensitive body part in the hole of a 2.5 kg dumbbell disc clamped. With the aid of the cutting grinder, a vibrating saw and a hydraulic rescue device, the weight could be removed after three hours. The fire brigade and a firefighter of the voluntary unit were the city center. Please do not imitate such actions!

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