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Trunk line problem

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gyrfalcon
gyrfalcon Member Posts: 167
Hello again !  I was helping my brother in law do some insulation in his Crawlspace and he mentioned the rust on the hvac trunk.  I looked and found it to be totally rotted out in one section, toward one end of the length.  The condensation pipe is dripping right on the sheet metal, rotting it out.  We are having some contractors take a look.  Question, can trunk line sections be removed and replaced at each seam where the S clamps hold the section to the next? 
Slant Fin Galaxy GG100(1986) , 2 zone hot water baseboard, T87 Honeywell thermostats. 

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  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,838
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    yes.
  • Zman
    Zman Member Posts: 7,588
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    If it is a standard size, you should be able to pick it up at your local supplier. Don't for get to wear gloves and buy band aids. :)
    "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough"
    Albert Einstein
    mattmia2
  • pedmec
    pedmec Member Posts: 994
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    yes, add a short piece and a canvas connector to allow for ease of installation.