ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
IMG_1409[1].JPG
Another find....
Image Details
Poster HotLine1 Offline
Posted 11/09/14 04:52 PM
Description
Noticed while walking thru....
Dimensions 900x1200
Size 294.63 KB
UBBCode
Thumbnail
Medium
Full

Comments
#214298 - 11/09/14 04:53 PM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
HotLine1 Offline


Member
Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6776
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
Feels like I'm walking in Joe T's footsteps.

Now only if I could figure out why the pics are sideways??


(Fixed - Admin)


Edited by Admin (01/24/17 05:27 PM)
Top
Super Rod Cable Installation Tools

Super Rod Cable Rod System
Super Rod Cable Rod System -
Voted
Best Product of the Last 50 Years by members of NICEIC

#214301 - 11/09/14 09:42 PM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
gfretwell Offline


Member
Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9038
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
Phones usually shoot pictures sideways. They are "portrait" and PCs are landscape. Some software can fix that on the fly or you can put it in a photo editor and rotate it.

http://gfretwell.com/ftp/Condenser%20disco.jpg


What's wrong with that?

Plenty of working space wink


Top
#214303 - 11/10/14 07:59 AM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
HotLine1 Offline


Member
Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6776
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
The 4" square box!!
_________________________
John
Top
#214305 - 11/10/14 10:04 AM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
gfretwell Offline


Member
Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9038
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
... At least

I am not sure I am crazy about the whole mess.
_________________________
Greg Fretwell
Top
#214311 - 11/11/14 11:43 PM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
NORCAL Offline
Member
Registered: 09/25/02
Posts: 865
HVAC techs strike again?
Top
#214312 - 11/12/14 06:23 PM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
Tesla Offline
Member
Registered: 06/16/04
Posts: 1273
Loc: Sacramento, CA
Transitioning from PVC to Sealtite -- all that is needed is a threaded coupling and a T/A on the PVC.

The entire layout is weird. In my neck of the woods, the disco is always mounted directly on the structure (residential) with a whip coming out. (Usually cheesy Greenfield.)

Of course, the disco could've just been slapped on top of the PVC stub out. The extra height -- and work -- are a dead loss.
_________________________
Tesla
Top
#214313 - 11/12/14 10:47 PM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
gfretwell Offline


Member
Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9038
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
I agree, this whole mess was just ugly. I imagine they decided the only way to get working clearance from a wall mounted disco would mean cutting down that bush and the homeowner wasn't going for it. I am still not sure I would OK it hanging on the machine. (110.3(B)?)
Every condenser book I have seen says "do not install the switch on the unit, " (from the Goodman book. that is what this one looks like)
Maybe a post?
Of course the 1900 box is just a cherry on top.
_________________________
Greg Fretwell
Top
#214315 - 11/12/14 11:42 PM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
NORCAL Offline
Member
Registered: 09/25/02
Posts: 865
The unit could be a American Standard / Trane, which in my opinion are just good scrap metal because of the louvers over the coils & the way they are designed, it makes them VERY difficult to clean the coils. Hate those junkers.

Top
#214316 - 11/13/14 07:39 AM Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1]
HotLine1 Offline


Member
Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6776
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
This is an old apartment complex. No permits, no inspections. (Obviously)

I saw this walking thru the complex on a response to a call from the FD.

There are many of these HVAC installs in a few apt/condo complexes that are worthy of pics.
_________________________
John
Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

Member Spotlight
Member Since: 04/03/02
Posts: 6776
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Featured:

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box


Who's Online
0 registered (), 44 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
 
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
 
Top Posters (30 Days)
Admin 51
HotLine1 43
gfretwell 17
Trumpy 16
Ruben Rocha 13
 
Newest Members
clee512, Jdscott2005, FAIZAN, Regitest2, sureshazhagai

ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals