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    Maxi-frig for R-22 dry units....better, only...

    Maxi-frig for R-22 dry units....better, only negative is flammable, but so is propane.
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    Treat others the way YOU want to be...

    Treat others the way YOU want to be treated......kinda simple. :)
  3. Thread: Schoolin'

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    Best of luck to you, but the only ducts that...

    Best of luck to you, but the only ducts that should be CLEANED are metal IMO, otherwise replaced. JMO
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    depending on what you are doing(high end jobs),...

    depending on what you are doing(high end jobs), get your minimum state's liabilty insurance online if you can. I have a great (sorta local) rep and have been lucky. Insurance is one thing no matter...
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    This happens ALOT when equipment is...

    This happens ALOT when equipment is oversized....bigger is not better in A/C mode. Your a/c IS a dehumidifier first, a cooler airflow second.
  6. If it was installed and DESIGNED correctly, the...

    If it was installed and DESIGNED correctly, the only noise should be the air, whioh slowing the fan speed down would help, not eliminate. Two story's are different, as more cooling is needed on the...
  7. Thread: Wiring a unit

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    taught that in school many years ago......lol

    taught that in school many years ago......lol
  8. Thread: Wiring a unit

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    Don't care color of wires, know how it works and...

    Don't care color of wires, know how it works and you can wire anything with all green wires. Study how the system WORKS. Very important IMO.
  9. Thread: Filter drier

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    heatingman said it correctly IMO, at least how I...

    heatingman said it correctly IMO, at least how I was taught.
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    Goodman offers the most bang for the buck so to...

    Goodman offers the most bang for the buck so to speak, Rheem has smaller airhandlers if size is an issue. Goodman has flimsier metal cabinets if noise is an issue, but if installed where it should...
  11. Thread: Filter drier

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    410a creates acid alot quicker the R-22 when...

    410a creates acid alot quicker the R-22 when moisture is in the system, because of the oil used. But a monkey can install a system and it will last a year usually, out of warranty. Not what my...
  12. Thread: Filter drier

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    By the metering device is best....period. Yes...

    By the metering device is best....period. Yes I've replaced many on the LL by the condenser, not my installs. This is why a nitrogen flow while brazing is important....prevents the copper from...
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    Old post but will reply. got one operating a...

    Old post but will reply. got one operating a system right now....will change out the solonoid this week. Buys me some time as long as sysem doesn't freeze up with employee manual defrost. Lol.
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    I use coil cleaner.....

    on EVERY clean and check that I haven't serviced before, and then as necessary. Water works fine on a coil that's cleaned and serviced regularly, but not on alot of the ones I get. Every area and...
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    That's the problem....you're not alone, alot of...

    That's the problem....you're not alone, alot of people "guess". Have it checked out, could very easily be an inexpensive electrical part. Reversing valves make noise too on old units. At 20 yrs old,...
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    sorry to hear about this. He was a good member...

    sorry to hear about this. He was a good member and a giving individual from those that knew him. RIP Carnak.
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    sorry to hear about this. He was a good member...

    sorry to hear about this. He was a good member and a giving individual from those that knew him. RIP.
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    Me and daughter are doing fine, so no more damage...

    Me and daughter are doing fine, so no more damage than I had....lol. Yeah it gets a little scary at times, but its in my blood and can't give it up. Friends sure are great....
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    Back again...thanks again to all. Yeah I got...

    Back again...thanks again to all. Yeah I got tons...girls making up a cd for me now. will post some later....
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    had a great run yesterday...

    many thanks again.

    Yesterday my friends put on the first ever scavenger bike benefit for ME here in my hometown. WHAT a greant day!!!! I can't ride or drive yet but rode along in a car....best run...
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    Thanks again you all rock!!!! I'll be back soon I...

    Thanks again you all rock!!!! I'll be back soon I hope!!!!
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    bike has some damage where ins wanted to total...

    bike has some damage where ins wanted to total her but they're NOT!!!! Its gettin repaired like me thankfully!!!!
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    Thanks....NO it wasn't didn't mattter, hit to...

    Thanks....NO it wasn't didn't mattter, hit to right side of face...
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    thanks bro....means alot from you.

    thanks bro....means alot from you.
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    nothing as of yet....slight bleeding, no cracks.

    nothing as of yet....slight bleeding, no cracks.
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    Thanks all.....appreciate the comments.

    Thanks all.....appreciate the comments.
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    Survived baby!!! I'm back!!!!

    Took a heavy hit on my bike a month ago...brain damage etc. I'm recovering and hope to be back on here soon posting more. Love ya all and talk soon......Joe (smokin68)
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    O.K.....I've heard of this also, just never...

    O.K.....I've heard of this also, just never experienced it. You put a lighter on the line in front of the txv and Whoosh...but mine is flooded not starved. I evacuated to 150 microns and let the pump...
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    The ice has been pretty even....and I called Mani...

    The ice has been pretty even....and I called Mani about the tubing seperation when I first started working on this one. They said beings its a 2001, the problem was corrected and the tubing isnt...
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    Its still slow(IMO) but we now have lower...

    Its still slow(IMO) but we now have lower ambients....I haven't re-timed it, but I will. The safety hasn't gone off so its faster than it was.
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    Update...machine is making ice. I read the...

    Update...machine is making ice. I read the brazing instructions before I brazed the valve in...I had heat sink putty and cool gel all over it. I'm still watching it 'cause i don't trust it.
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    Inlet temp 7-11; outlet temp 10-14, both are...

    Inlet temp 7-11; outlet temp 10-14, both are fluctuating
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    Damn...was hoping not to hear that....

    Damn...was hoping not to hear that....
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    It was in the 285 psig range, I'll re-check...

    It was in the 285 psig range, I'll re-check it.....but how would an overcharge prevent the txv from closing more? This txv has only a sensing bulb....no pressure line.
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    Yes it was running the full 60 min. Will have to...

    Yes it was running the full 60 min. Will have to look better at the siphoning....figured good water flow over the evap should produce ice quicker no matter what the siphon action is. thanks.
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    Compressor was a Techcumseh, so purchased another...

    Compressor was a Techcumseh, so purchased another with the numbers off original, just not from mani, txv is OEM, Fan cycle is OEM, Drier isn't, but is same size as OEM.
  37. Leaky door seal(s)?

    Leaky door seal(s)?
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    Yes. Took apart and cleaned that. Good water...

    Yes. Took apart and cleaned that. Good water flow...
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    Ice machine problem...

    duplicate post
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    ice machine question again.....

    Same old Manitowic QD 212 A......

    I have a flooding evap problem, as i only get to 45 psig suction pressure throughout the freeze cycle. Machine now has a new compressor,fan cycle switch and txv....
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    Dream-N-Supply

    Dream-N-Supply
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    Yes. Yes. Yes, seems to work fine.

    Yes. Yes. Yes, seems to work fine.
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    The WIV did seep a tiny bit....but I cleaned it...

    The WIV did seep a tiny bit....but I cleaned it out and seems ok.
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    Will do...unfortunately with this idiot design...

    Will do...unfortunately with this idiot design you have to open the system to install the pressure control.:(
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    Thanks for replys. The txv seems to be...

    Thanks for replys. The txv seems to be working....did hot water/ice water test. board is fine...it is taking too long to make ice. I finger checked the hot gas valve...same temp both sides of valve...
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    Manetowic QD 0212A

    Problem is tripping on safety #1(too long freeze cycles) . Machine has been cleaned. Only thing I can find is the fan cycle switch isn't turning the fan off...leaving it on low head pressure. Will...
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    The sheet metal ducts should be fine if insulated...

    The sheet metal ducts should be fine if insulated properly and joints sealed...better airflow than flex.
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    Everyone's system has had the smoke escape...

    Everyone's system has had the smoke escape before......either volutary or caused. You won't believe me, but you actually need a service call on this one, as someone has to trace what wire does what....
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    Haynesworth is a proven Richard...

    Haynesworth is a proven Richard Cranium.......while I'm not sold on Shanahan(hasn't won anything since Elway left), I agree he should win the battle with the idiot. Haynesworth is the DL's T.O. ...
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    Not a matched system, not eligible for the tax...

    Not a matched system, not eligible for the tax credit, alot more needs to be purchased for a proper install, and a coffin box is what you'll want to put someone in if you go through with a side job...
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