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  1. I've always pulled the shaft taken it to a...

    I've always pulled the shaft taken it to a machine shop they replace the end and machine and rebalance the shaft. Shafts have been turned around in a day.
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    There are videos on you tube of tower shaft...

    There are videos on you tube of tower shaft alignment.i'd call a motor shop and have them do a lazer alignment. Most of the time it takes specialized dial indicator s to clear the housings where the...
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    Never seen a two story house zoned that cools...

    Never seen a two story house zoned that cools like it should. Have 1900 sq ft two story had one in it,that the builder installed put up with the same different temps,heat worked better than cooling....
  4. Sounds like your short on freon what's your oa...

    Sounds like your short on freon what's your oa temp, pressures, line temps?
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    Check pressure controls ,the schraders,caps on...

    Check pressure controls ,the schraders,caps on service valves and evap coil.If a system holds just a few lbs and it's short by a lb or two you might not find it till it gets worse or by pulling the...
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    How much refrigerant does this system hold or how...

    How much refrigerant does this system hold or how much did you add since the last time it was checked or added.
  7. Now big/ cfm of the air handler? .01" of positive...

    Now big/ cfm of the air handler? .01" of positive pressure on 9'x3' door is over 24 lbs 9'x6' doors is over 12lbs. Hope doors openout like they should and you have good closer o them.
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    Disconnect the blower motor look at the coil with...

    Disconnect the blower motor look at the coil with condenser turned on see if the ex valve is feeding correctly and the whole coil is getting cold.
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    Looks like it's a heat pump with the reversing...

    Looks like it's a heat pump with the reversing valve just right of the accumulator. I guess it's a discharge line helping the accumulator.
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    If their is no oil around the terminals and you...

    If their is no oil around the terminals and you can't see any bubbling I don't think theirs a leak their. Terminals are sealed in a glass like plug. H10s are very sensitive they will flash at almost...
  11. Did u read his first post? Didn't say where it...

    Did u read his first post?
    Didn't say where it was located,must looking for control
  12. With no return air you wouiid overpressure the...

    With no return air you wouiid overpressure the space doors would be hanging open. This system would be a energy hog. You stated oa is constant temp and humidity, I guess it never rains or the temp...
  13. Is this ahu constant volume and what temp do u...

    Is this ahu constant volume and what temp do u want in the space?
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    Got to have a sense of humor

    Got to have a sense of humor
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    Let's lighten things up

    Just saying what your feet forget your mind remembers.
    It wasn't me I only walked by it.
    Leaking what leak? it Walked by it when I was their.
    I'm only good for coffee, breaks and going home...
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    Return for top performance 2 sq ft per ton, most...

    Return for top performance 2 sq ft per ton, most jobs get short changed
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    Is the pump running dry?

    Is the pump running dry?
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    I finely decided on a two Gibson made by Gree...

    I finely decided on a two Gibson made by Gree multi split three high wall units. The main reasons were the house is in a very rural area in the middle of Missouri almost in Arkansas, qualified...
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    How's the unit getting moved? Those brackets seem...

    How's the unit getting moved? Those brackets seem to snap the unit in place. Could the problem be some coating on the coil that you can't see holding the water on it. Lightly spray evap coil cleaner...
  20. Did you have all the wires off the cap? Most cap...

    Did you have all the wires off the cap? Most cap meters use a nine volt battery,it would be interesting at what voltage it test the cap at. If a cap looks good I test the voltage and amps and of the...
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    A new suction line or really a totally new...

    A new suction line or really a totally new system. That unit is probably 20 years old and has a seer of 8, new system 14+
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    Almost sounds like the customer and a friend put...

    Almost sounds like the customer and a friend put in the system, I would look very carefully at the whole system- duct work to wire size. Write out a contract pointing out everything that your going...
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    Is the outside of the black pipe flaky if so the...

    Is the outside of the black pipe flaky if so the pipe is failing from outside in from the pipe covering failing. Every closed system needs chemical water treatment, draining and refilling a system...
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    Instead of a new pump, why not put a drive on it...

    Instead of a new pump, why not put a drive on it then when you get a new chiller you can either leave it, replace it or use the drive for the next pump. You get better motor protection soft start,...
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    If you compare 10 year old condenser amp draw to...

    If you compare 10 year old condenser amp draw to now your going to save 15% or better. For thirty year old 40%. 6 seer to 15 or 16 seer. Pay me now or pay me for ever.
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    http://www.hysave.com/ you can read about it

    http://www.hysave.com/ you can read about it
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    Is the chiller a screw or recip and HP of pump?

    Is the chiller a screw or recip and HP of pump?
  28. Looks like your running the equipment from 9:30...

    Looks like your running the equipment from 9:30 to 9:30 with outdoor temp peaking at 100* it might help of you start the equipment at 6 or 7 and the system might be able to catch the load before 9:30...
  29. I would like to talk to who installed one of...

    I would like to talk to who installed one of these steam humidifiers that are a few year old and see what that the galvanized duct looks like. I think some of the steam would condensed and cause...
  30. I don't understand why anyone would want digital...

    I don't understand why anyone would want digital gauges. A tp chart digital thermometer, micron gauge that's all you need. You can purchase two of each for what a digital gauge cost. There is no...
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    Is discharge line check going towards the...

    Is discharge line check going towards the condenser and what's the pressure switch for?
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    Discoloration of fuse cap is always the first...

    Discoloration of fuse cap is always the first sign of failure
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    Bromine is popular substitute for chlorine and...

    Bromine is popular substitute for chlorine and has nearly the same oxidizing power. It's less corrosive to copper alloys. Some EPA regions have restricted standards for bromine residuals.
    Bromine is...
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    Charge by subcooling 10* is average. You have to...

    Charge by subcooling 10* is average. You have to have a load on the system and run the head up if it's cool outside.
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    Time for a new coil, if the orfice is plug up the...

    Time for a new coil, if the orfice is plug up the coil could be to. It's easier to replace the coil than a header then you know everything is clean.
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    PVC is ok to run schedule 40, don't use it for...

    PVC is ok to run schedule 40, don't use it for heating above 120* it's pressure rating go's to zero. Would NOT use it on pumps suction or discharge till after the first 90. I've seen 90s pushed off...
  37. Clock the gas meter if you can,100'000 BTUs per...

    Clock the gas meter if you can,100'000 BTUs per cubic foot is about normal for natural gas. If the ajax boiler has cast iron burners the holes in the burner need to be be cleaned out, run a wire or...
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    You can over size most muiti slips to 135% so 30k...

    You can over size most muiti slips to 135% so 30k is well in the range
  39. Took covering off the piping found the factory...

    Took covering off the piping found the factory put a spring bender on the 3/8" line none on the 1/4". Bent the lines straight down then to the left. The line don't have a perfect 90 but it will work...
  40. Mini split wall unit need to reverse piping

    Installing a gree heat pump and need to bend the evap piping to go the other direction. I know there's away to bent it and not kink it.
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    Install a two stage valve with a discharge stat...

    Install a two stage valve with a discharge stat to control the valve or lower the gas pressure of the existing valve, check with York. I've only use electric heat with scr control.
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    Flare nut torque wrenches

    Not doing any mini split work I see all the manufacturers are calling for flare nuts to be torqued. Has anyone used a inch lb wrench with a crows foot flare adaptor. I never touqued a flare but in 40...
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    Carrier received 5.1 Million in Obama stimulus ...

    Carrier received 5.1 Million in Obama stimulus cash before the move to Mexico for clean energy tax credits in December 2013 for their Indianapolis facility. Don't complain about union wages you...
  44. Thread: Oh boy

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    If you want cheap you get cheap, If you hire a...

    If you want cheap you get cheap, If you hire a person that is a handyman not a HVAC tech you get what you deserved. I'm so surprised that more people aren't killed by hiring the wrong people to do a...
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    Carrier laying off 2100

    Jobs going to mexico. Hopefully their quality won't get any worse.
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    Carrier will lay off 2100 peaple

    Carrier just said that are laying off 2100 factory workers. by 2017. I just hope that when you go to a carrier supply house that your not happy.
  47. Thread: Oh boy

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    I !like the adjustable cement block and brick...

    I !like the adjustable cement block and brick stand. Looks like it has a masonry flue, could have punched a new hole and raised the flue.Butt that's to much effort!
  48. Thread: ummm

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    How do the air know which way to go, their are no...

    How do the air know which way to go, their are no arrows or duct work to show it how to go.By having a broom in the same room maybe they swept up all the arrows😁
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    I like the preheating of the fabric softener and...

    I like the preheating of the fabric softener and detergent's pre radiant gas heater. And if the flex gas line was just a little shorter it might play a tune!
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    You can be greatfull for the training, but you...

    You can be greatfull for the training, but you don't have to feel bad about leaving. I don't know how many times a project manager told me their was no money in the job, or when I got in trade having...
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