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    I like to confuse people. P as in pterodactyl....

    I like to confuse people.

    P as in pterodactyl.
    K as in knight.
    G as in gnome.
    E as in eye.
    W as in why.
    C as in cue.
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    Beautiful install. I've worked on that roof...

    Beautiful install.

    I've worked on that roof and I've walked by that hack job before and shook my head too. It's disgusting. I bet I can guess who installed it

    Thankfully the company I'm with...
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    Without anything isolating it from the rest of...

    Without anything isolating it from the rest of the evaps on that suction line, how can I get an accurate superheat? That part confuses me still. Do I need to run each one individually and with the...
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    Well, I finally got time to get back over there...

    Well, I finally got time to get back over there and finish the job. I strapped the sensor from an A419 controller to the suction line about two inches from where it exits the box, immediately before...
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    Just noticed this post. The bypass and injection...

    Just noticed this post. The bypass and injection solenoids are energized with the compressor contactor. The bypass valve is controlled by suction pressure and the desuperheater is controlled by...
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    Correct. They are Trenton units.

    Correct. They are Trenton units.
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    Here's a few more of the progress of the job.

    Here's a few more of the progress of the job.
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    These aren't the best pics, just what I had on my...

    These aren't the best pics, just what I had on my phone. The hot gas ties into the suction in the bottom left of the picture then the liquid is injected just before the accumulator. This condenser is...
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    I will. It might be a couple weeks. I've got...

    I will. It might be a couple weeks. I've got another job coming up that I need to start on Monday. Thanks to all who replied.
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    I'm using semi hermetic compressors with...

    I'm using semi hermetic compressors with discharge bypass for capacity control and liquid injection as a desuperheater. On the compressors that I have running, I have around 35 degrees superheat at...
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    Something else I didn't mention is that all the...

    Something else I didn't mention is that all the other evaps are being controlled by electronic controllers, either A419 or existing factory controls that open a solenoid. The compressors are ran off...
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    The suction line is a 3/8 line that doesn't tie...

    The suction line is a 3/8 line that doesn't tie into the 5/8 common header until about 30 feet from the evaporator. If I strapped a sensor to the line immediately after the coil do you think I would...
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    Only 2 out of 16 had Cap tubes, and yes, I did...

    Only 2 out of 16 had Cap tubes, and yes, I did replace them with txv's. There was originally a variety of refrigerants and I have switched them all to 404a with txv's and new condensers. This...
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    Excuse my ignorance, but what is an automatic...

    Excuse my ignorance, but what is an automatic expansion valve?
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    Yes, sorry I should have been more clear on that....

    Yes, sorry I should have been more clear on that. I do plan on using a liquid line solenoid, I'm just not sure how to go about controlling the solenoid. I can't see a way to properly sense box temp....
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    How to control temp on medium temp box?

    I'll start by saying I have a lot of hvac experience, but haven't done much refrigeration. I'm in the process of retrofitting a hotel kitchen from self contained condensers to remote condensers. I...
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    So you want to jump into this field without...

    So you want to jump into this field without schooling or training and have somebody walk you through your service calls for free, as a buddy?
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    Agreed. Experience has taught me to always get...

    Agreed. Experience has taught me to always get replacement motors directly from Liebert. Aftermarket motors, even with ball bearings, just don't cut it.
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    I've seen the same thing on a Trane. New 410A...

    I've seen the same thing on a Trane. New 410A install by our company that was only slightly overcharged and rapidly cycling on high pressure switch. Keep is informed.
  20. Here in Utah, there really isn't a separation of...

    Here in Utah, there really isn't a separation of church and state. The Mormons quite literally run the place. The vast majority of residents, especially those not in Salt Lake City itself, are...
  21. Look closer at the pic. L1 and T1 are twisted...

    Look closer at the pic. L1 and T1 are twisted together, bypassing the disconnect. That's what is so dangerous.
  22. A punch in the head and an explanation of why you...

    A punch in the head and an explanation of why you deserved it is far less painful than hearing on the news about somebody found dead on a roof due to your laziness. I believe the guy needs to know...
  23. I used to have this exact problem. Then, due to...

    I used to have this exact problem. Then, due to some health issues (balancing problems), I had to get out of this field for a while. The only decent paying job that was readily available to me at the...
  24. HAHA! I agree 100%! I don't know how a company...

    HAHA! I agree 100%! I don't know how a company can justify paying a service tech commission on parts. Action does. I've heard some crazy **** about Whipple and Neerings as well. Mostly about how...
  25. Yeah, I did that Park City round trip yesterday...

    Yeah, I did that Park City round trip yesterday for a Rocky Mountain Power office. It does kinda suck. We haven't really been too slammed this year. We've had a few crazy days, but not real...
  26. Wow. You're lucky to be alive. I usually just...

    Wow. You're lucky to be alive. I usually just check two legs as well to make sure the disconnect disengaged. I'll be checking all three from now on though. And it's funny you should mention...
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    We did the hvac installation on a large Muslim...

    We did the hvac installation on a large Muslim church before, during, and after 9/11. The job site drama throughout that job would high jack this thread, but the point is their weird bathrooms. They...
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    Stating a negative opinion about an entire race...

    Stating a negative opinion about an entire race in general is the very definition of racism, therefore, you were making racist remarks. Maybe Martin had an attitude, that doesn't mean all my African...
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    I haven't been keeping up with this thread, but I...

    I haven't been keeping up with this thread, but I really hope this is the only comment that's this explicitly racist. I don't know what happened to you or how you were raised, but what the hell does...
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    I am a Christian and believe Jesus wants me to...

    I am a Christian and believe Jesus wants me to accept and love people, whether they are gay, straight, black, white, republican, or democrat. Isn't it all about loving people? I don't have to agree...
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    Who said they hate Christians? I must have missed...

    Who said they hate Christians? I must have missed that post. The only thing I've seen that's been remotely hateful has been towards gays, and the only reasoning given so far is because it doesn't fit...
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    I don't think God would be pleased to see that...

    I don't think God would be pleased to see that some of his children are being discriminated against and punished by society. You seem to believe gays are disobeying God. If my children are...
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    To me, it seems like the BSA has done the...

    To me, it seems like the BSA has done the opposite of endorsing sexuality. Before now, the we're discriminating against homosexuality, which is acknowledging sexuality. By dropping those rules, they...
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    The same place you guys keep all your scrap...

    The same place you guys keep all your scrap copper.
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    Lol. Yeah the pan never got changed. The...

    Lol. Yeah the pan never got changed. The contractor that installed it keeps telling the owner that nothing's wrong, but he won't come out to look at it so the property owner is going to pay us to fix...
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    Why won't it drain?

    Found this on a call for a leak in the ceiling. I cut the pipe just after the trap before it dawned on me what the problem was. Can anyone else see it? This is a horizontal furnace with a Sheetrock...
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    If it is password protected, the default username...

    If it is password protected, the default username and password are typically both "pass".
  39. Thread: Condensation

    by Fixerdude
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    No. Thank you.

    No. Thank you.
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    I just bought the JB DV40. I've only used it...

    I just bought the JB DV40. I've only used it twice. It seems pretty solid though.
  41. Thread: BBQ Sauce

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    I don't know the measurments, because they always...

    I don't know the measurments, because they always change, depending on my mood.

    North Carolina sauce is ketchup, vinegar (about equal amounts), red pepper flakes, sugar, salt, black pepper, and...
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    Benncool, I hope for the same thing. Qwerty,I...

    Benncool, I hope for the same thing.

    Qwerty,I am truly sorry for your loss. I have never met you, and I don't know you, but you posting this must mean that you really loved your dad.

    He's in...
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    Any trout fillets battered in ritz crackers,...

    Any trout fillets battered in ritz crackers, flour, salt, lemon pepper, and egg (optional). Deep fry and serve with lemon. DELICIOUS! Must eat with beer.:couch:
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    The last company I worked for paid $280 every...

    The last company I worked for paid $280 every week you went on call, double time for weekends, and triple for holidays. You went on call every 18-20 weeks. It was a huge commercial only company...
  45. Thread: Pumpkin

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    Pumpkin

    Pumpkin recipes?

    Anyone?
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    If ever in Utah, go to Pie Pizzaria next to the...

    If ever in Utah, go to Pie Pizzaria next to the University of Utah. Huge slices, tons of ingredients, cold beer. And coeds everywhere.
    And you can write on the walls.:LOL:
  47. Guy can drive. Too bad he's such a whiny,...

    Guy can drive.

    Too bad he's such a whiny, cocky, b1tchy, why is this happening to me, little brat. Seems like if he can't win, he blames his car, his team or other drivers. If he would admit his...
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    LOL. That's funny. I live in SLC and can't...

    LOL. That's funny.

    I live in SLC and can't actually see a horizon in any direction because we're in kind of a valley. But if I drive 20 miles west, I run into the Great Salt Lake.

    That's...
  49. Thread: Zucchini

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    Zucchini

    How should I use my surplus of zucchini?

    Besides giving it away in the middle of the night to an unsuspecting neighboor.:D
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    Sorry, double posted.

    Sorry, double posted.
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