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  1. Looks like spaghetti.....Anyone have some sauce?...

    Looks like spaghetti.....Anyone have some sauce? ;)
  2. thats one of those A/C Turbochargers that those...

    thats one of those A/C Turbochargers that those guys are talking about in their full page adds that claim to "turbo charge your a/c for $29.95"
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    Found some 2X4s jammed in fire dampers in a...

    Found some 2X4s jammed in fire dampers in a school once. maint guy said he couldnt get the fusible link in so he used 2X4s
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    our yard guys would love this guy. they would...

    our yard guys would love this guy. they would never have to cut up another coil..... they could take it straight from the jobsite to the scrap yard
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    im kinda wondering how long that 2X4 "stand" will...

    im kinda wondering how long that 2X4 "stand" will last :eek:
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    I'm using it as a outside temp sensor to break...

    I'm using it as a outside temp sensor to break the W3 call from the stat when the OA temp is higher than 38 degrees.
    job was spec'd to only allow aux heat strips when the temp is lower than 38 deg...
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    its a twinning kit. twin trane 20 ton, 3h/2c...

    its a twinning kit.
    twin trane 20 ton, 3h/2c stage package heat pumps. 4 dampers and an exhaust fan interlock that runs in occupied mode
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    What i do in my spare time

    I work.:D



    http://img524.imageshack.us/img524/5076/prisoncontrolpanel2av2.th.jpg




    http://img524.imageshack.us/img524/5672/prisoncontrolpanelgm9.th.jpg
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    weld one (or 2 like we did) on a flatbed trailer...

    weld one (or 2 like we did) on a flatbed trailer and rent it out as a temporary unit on your remodel jobs.

    buy a few boxes of 20" flex and charge 300 - 500 a week plus installation and removal....
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    $150 - $600 for a 4X10 sheet around here,...

    $150 - $600 for a 4X10 sheet around here, depending on gage and finish. the 22 gage in the pics we're around $180 for a 4X10 sheet.
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    looks good. one of the only things i wouldve done...

    looks good. one of the only things i wouldve done different is use aluminum colored silicone caulk on the ess's and drives instead of pookie. makes it look a little cleaner. but im just picky that...
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    updated: Set units and tied in outside ductwork...

    updated: Set units and tied in outside ductwork to wall penetration. starting to assemble service platform that will cover ductwork.




    http://img501.imageshack.us/img501/9681/shinyduct3wn1.jpg...
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    Screws are stainless self tappers. Ductmate...

    Screws are stainless self tappers.
    Ductmate flange, cleats, corner clips, nuts, bolts, washers and unistrut are also stainless




    SS was spec'd for outside per the engineer. had to be...
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    Shiny Duct

    Here's a job im working on at the moment. Will post more pics as it progresses.


    http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/2474/shinyduct2cx3.jpg


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    Hometown Visit

    Went home (Honolulu, Hawaii) for two weeks and just got back the other day.



    http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/7915/middlefingeratmakapuubadu2.jpg


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    zzzzzzzzzzzt kapow!

    zzzzzzzzzzzt kapow!
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    nice

    Wow, very cool!
    Id love to get into stuff like but the company i work for wouldnt go near it.
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    I knew a guy that did sub installs for em. he...

    I knew a guy that did sub installs for em. he didnt like it but his bro had the license so he did what he had to.
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    "my brother can do that" what she really...

    "my brother can do that"

    what she really shoud've said is the truth:

    "my brother delivers parts to the guys in the field for a HVAC contractor so he knows all about this stuff. also, im too...
  20. Thread: Txv

    by chriskmb5150
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    Looks like a Carrier F series fan coil. I always...

    Looks like a Carrier F series fan coil. I always hated putting TXVs in those. the factory usually has the feeders tubes tangled up against the header and distributor. Real pain in the butt for...
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    For the musicians among us

    Q: How many bass players does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

    A: only 1, but the lead guitar player has to show him how to do it.

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    I've had to make my own pittsburgh before when...

    I've had to make my own pittsburgh before when our machine was down (1/2" in, 3/4" out). not as clean as a machine-made pittsburgh lock but cleaner than an ess.
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    looks like the sensing bulb is in the wrong...

    looks like the sensing bulb is in the wrong location. should be upstream of the equalizer line. what size is the lineset? if its 7/8 (what it looks like to me) the sensing bulb should be in the 4 or...
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    I think youre talking about "S" and "Drive" cleats

    I think youre talking about "S" and "Drive" cleats
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    one of my worst pet peeves about downflow units...

    one of my worst pet peeves about downflow units is having the coil over the heat strips/electrical hookups.
    hope you dont ever have to pull the compressor. thats gonna really suck working under that...
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    very cool! we use 5state helicopters quite a...

    very cool!
    we use 5state helicopters quite a bit as well. those guys are good.

    disconnected units fri night, physically changed out all 68 RTUs in 1 1/2 hours on sat morning, got all units...
  27. why didnt they just use a downflow roof curb? ...

    why didnt they just use a downflow roof curb?
    seems like it make for alot cleaner looking (that wouldnt leak) install thatll look better than that abortion.
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    find a new company. thats just sad. no, thats...

    find a new company. thats just sad.
    no, thats worse than just sad, its pathetic. very poor planning indeed. in 18 years in the business ive never heard of putting a unit in wind and sun being a...
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    looks like a day of "busy work" to me... a good...

    looks like a day of "busy work" to me... a good combing and some hail guards should suffice imo.
    one thing i might advise since i work for a carrier dealer: dont use carrier's crappy hail guards by...
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    get a qualified person to post for you that can...

    get a qualified person to post for you that can spell illegal



    gas lines were subbed out to plumbing co. and yes there were legal when this job was done (3 years ago). the only code requirement...
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    man, that tin is BRIGHT!! *puts on shades* lol...

    man, that tin is BRIGHT!!
    *puts on shades*
    lol just kidding... looks good
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    good point..... i kinda believe in the "out of...

    good point..... i kinda believe in the "out of sight sight, out of mind" rule myself. if they dont see it or its hard to get to they wont change it.

    ive also installed duct mounted filter racks...
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    the stat has its own transformer that controls...

    the stat has its own transformer that controls the units thru relays mounted in the box on the back wall.
    master furnaces are controlled in parallel off of said relays.

    all furnaces have high...
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    Re: Bypassing Air

    all fans run simultaneously in heating and cooling. furnaces have belt drive, single speed fan motors. each triplet of furnaces have a master and 2 slaves...

    system sequence of operation in...
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    one of the main criteria of twinning is that you...

    one of the main criteria of twinning is that you use identical units...identical airflow etc..

    not really a waste if you think about the when/if one of the operational furnaces needs a heat...
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    furnaces that arent hooked up. Basically just...

    furnaces that arent hooked up. Basically just blower coils
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    only 4 furnaces are used for heating, all 6 are...

    only 4 furnaces are used for heating, all 6 are used for cooling.
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    twinning is using 2 or more smaller systems...

    twinning is using 2 or more smaller systems running together to make one larger system. such systems use one thermostat and usually share common return and supply ducting. most manufactors sell...
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    that was done a few years ago but if my memory...

    that was done a few years ago but if my memory serves me right it was a 80 ton.
    York couldnt help us with new coils so we had a local coil company fab them for us. the coil co. sent an old timer out...
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    How about twinned triplets lol... pulled out an...

    How about twinned triplets lol...
    pulled out an OLD 40 ton carrier ahu and 40 ton condenser and replaced with these 7.5 ton units with twinned 20 ton condensers running off a single 2 stage heat/ 2...
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    found these while going thru a ton of pics im...

    found these while going thru a ton of pics im gonna be using for our company's website.
    I dont know if this qualifies for the wall of pride because its just a repair but it was a fun job to do.
    ...
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    pic didnt work in last reply :/ ...

    pic didnt work in last reply :/

    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/30920_Furnace.jpg
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    i wouldve done the return a little different......

    i wouldve done the return a little different... other than that looks really nice.

    http://www.imagedump.com/index.cgi?pick=get&tp=357553
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    She has fingers? Whats up steve..

    She has fingers?

    Whats up steve..
  45. Thread: 90 plus

    by chriskmb5150
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    why is there a trap on the drain line on a...

    why is there a trap on the drain line on a blow-thru coil?
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    Nice looking job! Is the horizontal duct...

    Nice looking job!

    Is the horizontal duct level?

    Around here (waco,tx)we gotta run the horizontal running duct with at least 1/4" per foot of slope down towards the hood so the grease wont...
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    WHAT ARE YOU DOING POSTING PICTURES OF MY HOUSE?!...

    WHAT ARE YOU DOING POSTING PICTURES OF MY HOUSE?!

    just kidding. if it starts to slide the conduit will hold it for a few minutes.
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    Deep Space Nine Quiz 1. Who gave birth to...

    Deep Space Nine Quiz

    1. Who gave birth to O'Brien's son?

    Keiko

    2. Name the 2 female Dax on the show (first names.)

    Jadzia, Ezri
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    Steve, did you install that unit back when you...

    Steve,
    did you install that unit back when you worked with us. (just kidding)
    yes, your customers do have some strange problems. I once recovered about a 10# overcharge and installed a NEW drier on...
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    What A D!ckhe@d!!

    What A D!ckhe@d!!
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