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    I usually do the load calcs myself but anytime...

    I usually do the load calcs myself but anytime I'm not sure, I stop by United (sort of like Fridge Repairer) and they have a form you can fill out and they will get the proper equipment spec'd out...
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    ...i'd check this also...

    ...i'd check this also...
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    I've got a building with 26 wshp's in it...closed...

    I've got a building with 26 wshp's in it...closed loop, cooling tower & a Lochinvar for winter time.

    We've got Carrier, Mammoth, McQuay, Trane and Florida Heap Pump units. I've had more issues...
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    We've got one building with nothing but AAON and...

    We've got one building with nothing but AAON and Lennox RTU's...about 20 total ranging from 5 to 20 tons. The AAON's are only about 8 years old but the Lennox systems are all pushing 20 years old and...
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    We use brackets on the bottom to bolt them to the...

    We use brackets on the bottom to bolt them to the floor...like SM says...picked them up at home depot and put a couple on each side.
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    Glad your okay! I remember having a outside...

    Glad your okay! I remember having a outside contractor out when I was a facility manager. He was there to replace belts on a couple of big 10k cfm exhaust fans. I went up to check on him about a 1/2...
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    Dang...nice tool box...:)

    Dang...nice tool box...:)
  8. Grainger has them...and I also have the 510...:)

    Grainger has them...and I also have the 510...:)
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    We use the UEI combustion analyzers and have had...

    We use the UEI combustion analyzers and have had good luck with them...

    http://www.ueitest.com/product-c155kit.html

    I don't have any experience with the testo ones but I do own a lot of testo...
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    We've put them in the vans...the one issue we've...

    We've put them in the vans...the one issue we've had is the locks get stuck from the drawers trying to open/close so we use bungee cords on them now.
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    I'd imagine that after 25 years even if you...

    I'd imagine that after 25 years even if you replaced the unit with the same brand, it would probably need a curb adapter.

    I see more AS rtu's than Bryant personally. We regulary service a dozen...
  12. Thread: Vacuum Guage

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    http://www.yellowjacket.com/node/687

    http://www.yellowjacket.com/node/687
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    wow...30 to 1...that's gotta be one of the best...

    wow...30 to 1...that's gotta be one of the best DS I've ever heard of...:)

    I've had some that if you hold them right up on a register and keep the trigger held, it will keep dropping...but it has...
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    looks very nice...and dang but the ductwork looks...

    looks very nice...and dang but the ductwork looks good...:)
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    lol...sounds like me...i have a 50# bag but it...

    lol...sounds like me...i have a 50# bag but it only goes up on the roof if it's needed...

    I was thinking of getting a backpack though to replace what's in the 50# bag...saw the thread on the...
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    They will all be good...99% of the problems will...

    They will all be good...99% of the problems will be in the installation...:)

    If I was ranking them it would be:

    1. Daikin/Mitsubishi
    2. LG/Samsung

    See, my list differs from hungrytech and...
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    it looks like a single wide from the lake lot my...

    it looks like a single wide from the lake lot my parents have...:)
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    Mini splits are very particular with the...

    Mini splits are very particular with the refrigerant change. So to add a 3/8" recommended lineset unit and use a 1/2" will require the tech to adjust the charge level. If you decide not to replace...
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    looks good...nice and neat...:)

    looks good...nice and neat...:)
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    You left off a zillion other...

    You left off a zillion other manufacturers...Mitsubishi, Sanyo, etc. I doubt Carrier and Trane actually make their units. They are probably rebadged from one of the major overseas manufacturers.
    ...
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    Is the system still under warranty? If so, I'd...

    Is the system still under warranty? If so, I'd stick with what the installer/manufacturer says it needs. If it's not, then you can change it if you want...it's your home...:)

    I agree with the...
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    I read it as they had supplied Glasfloss poly...

    I read it as they had supplied Glasfloss poly filters...not pleated...hence the recommendation to go pleated with something in the MERV 6 or so area. He'll get a good filter action without...
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    It's not foam in the penetration...it's...

    It's not foam in the penetration...it's silicone...the roofer got tied up and didn't get out...hence the "just waiting on the roofer to finish" in the original post at the top.

    We were just about...
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    Home Depot carriers pleated filters...they use a...

    Home Depot carriers pleated filters...they use a strange rating system though so the numbers don't necessarily carry over to true MERV ratings.

    I tell my customers to look for a pleated filter in...
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    From the installation guide: So who pays...

    From the installation guide:



    So who pays for the drier replacement...even if the snake oil works it's going to cost money to have the drier replaced...not to mention the potential compressor...
  26. Thread: vacuum pump

    by hceptj
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    I've done a lot of work in chemistry labs and the...

    I've done a lot of work in chemistry labs and the Welch Duoseal pumps (belt driven) are some of the best out there. They will pull a deep vacuum really quick. New your looking at $2500 or more but...
  27. I know that Mits and Daikin have e6 error...

    I know that Mits and Daikin have e6 error codes...but the red/green makes me think you have a Mitsubishi system.

    The "leak" could be related to the condensate pump in the unit. A qualified tech...
  28. Thread: 134a adapters

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    yeah, it's 1/2" acme threads...i got mine off...

    yeah, it's 1/2" acme threads...i got mine off ebay...order three for like $2 each...just leave one on the jug and you don't have to look for it...
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    nice...:)

    nice...:)
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    Sanyo mini-split conference room

    The latest installation (last week) in a conference room, just waiting for the roofer to finish...
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  31. Like they said...it doesn't sound like switched...

    Like they said...it doesn't sound like switched wires...you would have noticed other issues with the AC system since it's been 2 years. Let him check it and let us know what he finds...:)
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    I like the Daikin's...really reliable and not...

    I like the Daikin's...really reliable and not over priced like some of the other brands. Daikin is my first choice but I also install Sanyo's, which have been just as reliable and are a tad cheaper....
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    I've got a robinair and a YJ...the YJ pulls lower...

    I've got a robinair and a YJ...the YJ pulls lower and quicker...plus, as mentioned above, the shutoff valve and gas ballast help...
  34. You can usually file just a bit off the fitting...

    You can usually file just a bit off the fitting and the cores will come out...just have to get that out of round part off and your good to go.

    I like the pocket knife idea though...gonna try that...
  35. Thread: Torch??

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    Like the others, I have a oxy/acet uniweld rig...

    Like the others, I have a oxy/acet uniweld rig but I use my turbo torch about 80% of the time.
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    Hit up Johnstone Supply if you have one...can't...

    Hit up Johnstone Supply if you have one...can't remember exactly what they had on sale, but there were two or three combustion analyzers in the sale paper I saw the other day...they usually run a...
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    If your moving in a year, I wouldn't do anything....

    If your moving in a year, I wouldn't do anything. Why put money into the AC when it won't help you sell the home? If the system is noisy or makes the potential buyers/real estate people nervous, just...
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    We haven't had much luck with the ultrasonic...

    We haven't had much luck with the ultrasonic detectors...someone mentioned they had luck using them along with soap because the bubbles make noise...which we'll try next time.

    My personal one is...
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    I've got mechanical rooms with floor drains that...

    I've got mechanical rooms with floor drains that are glued everywhere except one joint. We get clogged drains in elevator room ac units a lot with all the dust thrown off by the equipment. If I push...
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    I agree with gregp...find a good local shop and...

    I agree with gregp...find a good local shop and just use them to make what you need. Plus you won't have to buy all the equipment like shears, brakes, etc.
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    Same here...had a 20+ year old 10 ton Lennox with...

    Same here...had a 20+ year old 10 ton Lennox with a defective high pressure switch a couple weeks ago, no core under the bad switch so I just brazed in the new service valve and wired in a new high...
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    Great idea! I've been using the angled adapter...

    Great idea! I've been using the angled adapter that came with my YJ every time but this would eliminate the need...:) Thanks!
  43. I tend to lean towards the repair, not replace,...

    I tend to lean towards the repair, not replace, as a norm. Your system is only 8 years old and if all you need is an evaporator coil, it seems that would be the way to go. I would hope that your...
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    I have a Testo 510 that I've been happy with... ...

    I have a Testo 510 that I've been happy with...

    http://www.instrumart.com/products/25632/testo-510511512-digital-manometers
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    I've had the best luck with the Klein crimper. I...

    I've had the best luck with the Klein crimper. I use the red handle version that does insulated and non-insulated terminals.
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    I never have a manifold in the vacuum setup....

    I never have a manifold in the vacuum setup. Also, the regular hoses aren't rated for vacuum. You should pick up a couple of the black, vacuum rated hoses.

    I would put money on the problem being...
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    Johnstone Supply has the Testo 550's w/case for...

    Johnstone Supply has the Testo 550's w/case for $349 this month. Keeps you under that magic $400 "cheap" mark...;)

    I've been happy with my set and we use them at work.
  48. Poll: I also follow manufacturer's recommendations...if...

    I also follow manufacturer's recommendations...if they say to do it, it gets done. If it's not specified, then no.
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    Ditto...you should get the installer to check...

    Ditto...you should get the installer to check this out...might be as simple as changing a setting in the programming...but it should shut the fan down during defrost.
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    Did you try cleaning it yet? Sometimes oil will...

    Did you try cleaning it yet? Sometimes oil will get sucked into the sensors...so even though you have a new sensor, it might have gotten contaminated. Yellow Jacket recommends not connecting the...
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