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    should not try to clear the glass with 404. there...

    should not try to clear the glass with 404. there is an emerson bulletin on this
    hi side on 404 usually runs at 375
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    over time religion has triggered more war than...

    over time religion has triggered more war than any other cause
  3. put the number into the Tecumseh site and it will...

    put the number into the Tecumseh site and it will tell you all the specs incl oil. No label on it?
  4. Thread: Sh sc

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    search this forum. These have been discussed many...

    search this forum. These have been discussed many many times.
    Really quick take
    superheat tells you how much refrigerant is in the evap
    subcooling tells you how much refrigerant is in the...
  5. Bruce, the support engineer at Dole, is a top...

    Bruce, the support engineer at Dole, is a top notch guy. I am surprised he didn't suggest going to a 404 system. You'd get to less than 40 with that
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    3 phase in a residence?

    3 phase in a residence?
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    It's from China, tho, it must be good...

    It's from China, tho, it must be good...
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    I have a competitor to the Blue Vac that works...

    I have a competitor to the Blue Vac that works very well. I contacted the mfg direct and asked about exposure to pressure and they said, 'don't do it'. so i don't, i valve it off when charging.
    ...
  9. Thread: 3X4=11

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    ha! ever see the movie 'Idiocracy' unfortunately...

    ha! ever see the movie 'Idiocracy'
    unfortunately we are there
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    give it up

    give it up
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    I have a guess but are you a HVAC-R technician or...

    I have a guess but are you a HVAC-R technician or electrician?
  12. Thread: New guy

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    There is precious little info here. Dirty filter?...

    There is precious little info here. Dirty filter? Dirty condenser? Ever have a pro look at it? There is very little DIY in the world of HVAC-R
  13. Compression ratio is diff on 404 vs 134, so doubt...

    Compression ratio is diff on 404 vs 134, so doubt 134 compr. would work the way U want, and would prolly need diff cap tube, or just use 404 TXV. Not sure about evap tubing and cond. coil, tho. Need...
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    normally that is an oil drain pan for a car you...

    normally that is an oil drain pan for a car you get at OReilly's
  15. looks like a typo, shoulda been "good" ... ?

    looks like a typo, shoulda been "good" ... ?
  16. He keeps smoldering fires going, frequently uses...

    He keeps smoldering fires going, frequently uses unseasoned or wet wood, and leaves the HVAC fan running continuously
    he can figure just about anything out

    U sure about this? The word 'wacko'...
  17. Thread: 2006 E350

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    no language. watch out. no mileage given. some...

    no language. watch out. no mileage given. some ads like this are scams
  18. google it

    google it
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    what yr, how many miles? car ac compr. will...

    what yr, how many miles?
    car ac compr. will seldom last more than 100K then the shaft seal gives out, and the low pressure sw stops the compr from coming on
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    i've worked on more than my share of old cars....

    i've worked on more than my share of old cars. old timer told me to 'tighten first then loosen' on stuck bolts/bleeders/etc. Counter-intuitive, I know. Amazingly, it works, and has saved me a lot of...
  21. wow. who needs this?

    wow. who needs this?
  22. Help! Dad! Search function now very limited

    I tried to search for SH info on scrolls and only got 6 hits from 2004-2005.

    Is this due to the upgrade? Anyone else?
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    capacitor question

    anyone know who makes caps for Lennox?
  24. why no pix? would be a big help. sounds like...

    why no pix? would be a big help.
    sounds like typical refer burn. Keep an eye on it for possible infection.
    and yes we all need to think about eye protection....frozen corneas don't clear up, they...
  25. Thread: First Post

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilowatt_hour ...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilowatt_hour

    which also mentions
    "Confusion of kilowatt hours and kilowatts:
    The terms power and energy are frequently confused. Power is the rate at which energy...
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    grid can blink 4 or 5 times a day here. compr...

    grid can blink 4 or 5 times a day here. compr would stop and try to restart within a min or less. Delay on break works great if power to it is continuous. Delay on make 5 min no one really notices...
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    ya ICM 102

    ya ICM 102
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    grid hiccups around here...delay on make timer

    grid hiccups around here...delay on make timer
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    nice!

    nice!
  30. ya those RF chips are bad news, figure out is you...

    ya those RF chips are bad news, figure out is you have it and if so tell the carrier you don't want it...whoever came up with that miserable idea anyway? The banks say they are safe, ignoring several...
  31. My card has been hacked but it was def from...

    My card has been hacked but it was def from giving it verbally to Auto Body Tool Mart in IL. Right away gasoline charges began ringing up within a 5 mile radius of the place. The crooks have machines...
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    Methinks Jurta likes sparring more than learning...

    Methinks Jurta likes sparring more than learning about refer...
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    get a small inverter to run off your cig lighter...

    get a small inverter to run off your cig lighter socket in the truck, plug in your charger, and u can charge as u drive between jobs
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    Not sure they would run that system w/ a cap...

    Not sure they would run that system w/ a cap tube. Looks like a TXV but if so where is the sensing bulb capillary. If not a TXV then where is it? The pic triggers more questions than it answers....
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    uglys book umm, which book is that....

    uglys book umm, which book is that....
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    If L1 and L2 to neutral are not exactly the same...

    If L1 and L2 to neutral are not exactly the same then you have a corroded connection somewhere, could be anywhere, incl L1 or L2, but most likely the neutral either in the panel, meter trough, or...
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    Back to back bends can be a real challenge unless...

    Back to back bends can be a real challenge unless you do it all time. You can buy 90* bends in 1/2 and 3/4, and pulling ells ( sparkies call'em LBs or LRs (A LR is a side-opening LB), all at Lowe's/...
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    The "carbonation" is actually carbonic acid....

    The "carbonation" is actually carbonic acid. Suspect you have problems with other acidy foods such as orange juice, tomato products, etc. You are describing 'heartburn' or 'agita'. Caffeine and...
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    Agree Craig1. here is quote: "All persons...

    Agree Craig1.
    here is quote:
    "All persons repairing or servicing motor vehicle air-conditioning (MVAC) systems for consideration must be properly trained and certified by a program authorized by...
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    Your 134 has either PAG or POE; 404 uses POE....

    Your 134 has either PAG or POE; 404 uses POE. Pressure differences already mentioned, doubt car compressor can deliver sufficient pressure, so doubt anything will blow, but might not cool either....
  41. Thread: Fan Death

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    Ha! they must be using Chinese fans...

    Ha! they must be using Chinese fans...
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    NAPA usually has'em

    NAPA usually has'em
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    Careful....

    Careful....
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    100 ft of #10 wire is pushing the envelope. Bet...

    100 ft of #10 wire is pushing the envelope. Bet there is a voltage drop on startup. Systems can be stressed for years and finally not take it any more.
  45. ???

    ???
  46. I have posted several times that Tecumseh says...

    I have posted several times that Tecumseh says "To avoid overcharging do NOT charge HFC blends to a clear sight glass.", and have provided the reference to their web page.
    Seems most members...
  47. thinkin' 375 more in line for the hi side, SH...

    thinkin' 375 more in line for the hi side, SH tough to judge with box that hi
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    some mild back spasm which u already knew and no...

    some mild back spasm which u already knew and no sign of arthritis
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    Agree.

    Agree.
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    This short post covers a lot of important ground....

    This short post covers a lot of important ground. I'll add that refrigerant spray to the eye and you are blind because you just froze and scarred your cornea.
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