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    I agree. Many companies don't actually care about...

    I agree. Many companies don't actually care about what they say. Follow the money, think green means the color of money. Bribery, lobbying funds, access to politicians and spending money on PR firms...
  2. Farms where they need a huge irrigation pump in...

    Farms where they need a huge irrigation pump in out of middle of nowhere. Pulling single phase power is much cheaper and the rugged design that is not failure prone like VFD power electronics is...
  3. Interesting stuff. Single phase motor up to 150 hp Written Pole

    They've been around for a while,but I never heard about it.
    The thing that's cool about it is that they don't use POWER ELECTRONICS :grin2:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.1995.496484
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    I installed the asterisk to the LEFT of the title...

    I installed the asterisk to the LEFT of the title but I'm not getting the added access privileges. WTF
  5. Something like this. Cost is similar to a...

    Something like this. Cost is similar to a combustion analyzer.
    http://www.mybacharach.com/r22id.htm

    If you want percentage read outs and identification, you'll have to drop $7,000 to $8,000 for...
  6. The control transformer is usually not a high VA...

    The control transformer is usually not a high VA size, so the secondary short might not blow the primary fuse in a blink of an eye. The light bulb method stops the fuse from blowing while chasing...
  7. Did you go back through and check for...

    Did you go back through and check for intermittent shorts?
  8. I think so too, but it didn't extend to Frost 22a...

    I think so too, but it didn't extend to Frost 22a and they posted no notice/warning. Enviro-Safe supplies Coolant Express brand. There's a possibility that ES-22a was the supplier for Frost 22a too,...
  9. Not necessarily unless you're in extreme...

    Not necessarily unless you're in extreme temperatures.
  10. Get this:...

    Get this:
    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Satco-Satco-S4079-100W-230V-A19-White-E26-Medium-Base-Incandescent-light-bulb/37683281

    Wire it in-line like it is a fuse on 230v side. Watch the light bulb as...
  11. As a result, there are many units out there that...

    As a result, there are many units out there that is filled with flammable gas, a flammable and ozone depleting witch's blend and plenty of "unknowns" which means safety procedures which may have to...
  12. Flammable propane based R22a vendor Enviro-Safe in hot water with EPA again

    Though there is no official designation for "R22a" in ASHRAE, it is a hydrocarbon blend that constitutes primarily of propane and has been sold under various names such as Enviro-Safe 22a, Frost 22a,...
  13. I prefer the good old fashioned text based news...

    I prefer the good old fashioned text based news that I can skim thrugh
  14. Rural King quietly pulls Frost 22a, an explosively flammable, illegal R22 substitute

    In May 2015, the US EPA levied a $300,000 fine against Enviro-Safe of Pekin, Illinois, one of the key players in highly flammable propane based concoction marketed for use in HCFC-22

    A major...
  15. I liken it to detergent that's already in your...

    I liken it to detergent that's already in your oil, gasoline etc. That keeps things from gumming to begin with.

    Think about algaecide or fuel injector cleaners that cleans as fluid flows. If you...
  16. Thread: Enviro-Safe

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    Update. EPA fines Envirosafe of Pekin, Illinois...

    Update. EPA fines Envirosafe of Pekin, Illinois $300,000... May 2015

    http://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/enrd/pages/attachments/2015/05/14/enviro_safe_consent_decree.pdf
    ...
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    There is a less expensive(but by no means cheap) ...

    There is a less expensive(but by no means cheap) refrigerant identifier for 22, which will only give you Good/NG.
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    Legit drop-ins like MO99 and 422D among others...

    Legit drop-ins like MO99 and 422D among others contain a few percent HC, so combustible gas tester may give you a false alarm.

    Mystery gas is hard to detect. You'll need a $7,000 instrument or...
  19. What about all the issues with building of rent...

    What about all the issues with building of rent controlled affordable housing and government work with the stipulation that workers have to be paid "union wage" equivalent? All this does is drive up...
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    Ever growing problem of materials theft.

    There's the stealer, there's the legalized buyer of stoled stuff also known as "scrap yards" where you can drive in with school busses and walk out with cash.. and there's the wholesale stolen stolen...
  21. Thread: New here

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    You told us you only have 609 and you intend on...

    You told us you only have 609 and you intend on servicing systems on properties you maintain for investment purposes and you whined about the cost.



    Other repairs which you are probably not...
  22. Read the service manual. These are the things...

    Read the service manual.
    These are the things you're going to deal with involving things that have power electronics in combination with proprietary embedded systems.
  23. Thread: New here

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    Maybe if it's a Subzero or something that's part...

    Maybe if it's a Subzero or something that's part of the design of the kitchen. The customary rate would make it unfeasible on most household fridges to work on the sealed system.
  24. Thread: New here

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    If you just buy a vacuum pump, what do you think...

    If you just buy a vacuum pump, what do you think you're gonna do with the refrigerant that's in the system? :gah:

    If a tenant had a roudy party in your rental and made a hole in the wall and you...
  25. Thread: New here

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    Domestic refrigerators are difficult to repair...

    Domestic refrigerators are difficult to repair and to keep repaired. Used appliance shops work on them, because broken fridges cost money to dispose and working fridges are generally resell able....
  26. Thread: New here

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    Motion to change user's name to SLUMLORD. Doing...

    Motion to change user's name to SLUMLORD.
    Doing something in your own house that YOU live in is one thing.
    DIY by landlord or their handyman is ILLEGAL in most places where landlord greed in...
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    :grin2:

    :grin2:
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    You're not even comparing apples to apples. The...

    You're not even comparing apples to apples. The auxiliary dehumidifier is compensating for it big time.
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    Things that raise voltage applied on capacitor:...

    Things that raise voltage applied on capacitor:
    -Higher line voltage
    -Running without load on compressor

    Nothing lasts forever.
    -As the voltage nears the design limit, the wear on capacitor...
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    The coil is like a sponge. When compressor is...

    The coil is like a sponge.
    When compressor is running, it will pick up moisture from air and drip down the drain. During the off cycle, some moisture will continue to drip, as well as slowly...
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    The voltage on run capacitor is the highest at...

    The voltage on run capacitor is the highest at zero or very low load well outside of normal operating conditions. Compare the voltage on the run cap on a flat system vs after it is correctly charged....
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    That's hilarious. A crook getting screwed by a...

    That's hilarious. A crook getting screwed by a crook.



    Perhaps that AHJ would have to look hard to find any thing that _is_ in compliance. . . or landlord has his reasons like screwing the...
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    The standalone Garmin Satnavs do that too if you...

    The standalone Garmin Satnavs do that too if you bother to install the software.
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    It looks like something shorted out just left of...

    It looks like something shorted out just left of the label and blew a hole in it.
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    Changes the rotation speed of the earth, but I...

    Changes the rotation speed of the earth, but I don't care.
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    OMG embedded system microcontroller ...

    OMG embedded system microcontroller

    http://i.imgur.com/eOGxmEDl.jpg
  37. These stories are dime a dozen, but it infuriates me personally every time

    Someone drops off their brand new car for service.

    Dealership worker crashes their car joyriding.

    Tries to short change the customer and avoid making it right for the customer.

    They only...
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    Money earned from illegal drug sales are subject...

    Money earned from illegal drug sales are subject to seizure and they don't get to claim loss of product claims for drugs seized by the government.

    Income earned by illegals are not.
    WTF messed...
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    Let's clarify the fact that there's a firm line...

    Let's clarify the fact that there's a firm line between immigration and ILLEGAL immigration.
    we have to crack down to employers who utilize them just as we do against those who knowingly buy and...
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    Is it really that simple? What about things like...

    Is it really that simple? What about things like mass flow?
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    You have to know wtf you're talking about as...

    You have to know wtf you're talking about as well, so you know where to place emphasis
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    Isn't weighed in amount something to be taken...

    Isn't weighed in amount something to be taken with a grain of salt if you're using a ref. other than the original type? For example, MP39 guide suggests roughly double the cap tube length going from...
  43. it already happens in some places. I don't...

    it already happens in some places.


    I don't really have the answer for you.



    I'm pretty sure that you can. Some churches openly do.
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    You did quite well, I think. Better than me. I...

    You did quite well, I think. Better than me. I thought you spoke too fast though.
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    Don't take it personally. I think you did better...

    Don't take it personally. I think you did better than I can. You did good in making the speech fit into the time frame.

    The first minute sounds like you seem to have a grasp of what you're doing,...
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    18-23 sec: DIAF

    18-23 sec: DIAF
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    Mike19, you're encouraged to post a video you...

    Mike19, you're encouraged to post a video you make about the imaginary stuf and live unicorns

    To those who actually sell sales pitchy gimmick stuff, I would like to thank you advance for not...
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    make a one minute video on YouTube that explains...

    make a one minute video on YouTube that explains what's going on in your filter drier expansion device and an optional gibberish pitch that talks about how SnotICE synthetic booger goo helps fix it....
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    So super pushy but so polite. I like. I...

    So super pushy but so polite. I like.

    I dislike "sales" so gibberish, but being more colorful in my expressions is something I'm interested in practicing on weekends.

    ...
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    This one is not only full of wrongs, but you can...

    This one is not only full of wrongs, but you can see he doesn't really have a grasp of what he's talking about and he's relying on notes. He's not bad , but lacking the passion and confidence...
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