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    Are you saying R-12 is illegal in the Netherlands?

    Are you saying R-12 is illegal in the Netherlands?
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    I will give you $75 for it. :D

    I will give you $75 for it. :D
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    Do you remember when a 14 oz. can of R-12 cost...

    Do you remember when a 14 oz. can of R-12 cost $1.68?

    BTW, this can is full!


    http://sport-touring.org/DCP_3658.JPG
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    Basing a meter's performance on somone else's...

    Basing a meter's performance on somone else's trouble is a bad way to evaluate tools. You have no idea how it was treated.
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    Re: PDA's

    That is what I want to avoid. A pocket full of notepads and loose pieces of paper with model and serial numbers. I want one nice clean location for any information I wnat to keep.
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    Well since R12 has been asking all the "meter"...

    Well since R12 has been asking all the "meter" questions, I thought I would ask who uses a PDA in their work and how do you use it.


    I have a Palm Zire 72 with buil-in camera and I have...
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    I do not care what others think. I was exposed to...

    I do not care what others think. I was exposed to fluke quality back in the early 80s in the electronics field, that and Simpson 260 analog meters. If the UEI is built anything like a Fieldpiece, I...
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    He was saying you NEED 4 or 5 fluke meters to...

    He was saying you NEED 4 or 5 fluke meters to equal one UEI. I was asking why he needed that many flike meters to do the job of one UEI. I found his claim to be rather strange...
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    Fluke 179 with additional amp clamp and pipe...

    Fluke 179 with additional amp clamp and pipe clamp temp probe. Lifetime warranty. it is also a class III meter. Now the temp and amp clamp probes are extra but, you only have one meter.

    I...
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    Why does one need 4 or 5 Fluke meters?

    Why does one need 4 or 5 Fluke meters?
  11. Thread: paysonhvac

    by rennsport
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    Re: Re: i dont get it either

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by PaysonHVAC
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    This is not allowed per the building code in S.C. The garage MUST be sealed off from the living space of the house. concern for carbon monoxide...
  12. Thread: paysonhvac

    by rennsport
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    So are all the houses built on slabs?

    So are all the houses built on slabs?
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    Don't you just love the water damage to the wood...

    Don't you just love the water damage to the wood that is in place in wahat were windows?
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    I was on my way home after spending the weekend...

    I was on my way home after spending the weekend in the N.C. mountains. I stumbled upon this. It is a Post office facility. This is what happens when you go with the lowest bidder.

    ...
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    I will ask the mall management if i can get a...

    I will ask the mall management if i can get a couple of nameplates.
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    The name of the unit is Melco "rooftop unit" ...

    The name of the unit is Melco "rooftop unit"


    I am told these date back to the late 60s. THese four units are on a mall that was built between 1970-72. All four units are no longer used.

    ...
  17. Thread: hotshot

    by rennsport
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    Well there are a lot of old R12 compressors...

    Well there are a lot of old R12 compressors already in use that are out of warranty. I think that is what I was getting at.
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    I am not sure if this belongs in the "wall of...

    I am not sure if this belongs in the "wall of shame". I am a newbie and have never seen this setup before.

    Note the CPR valve on this ICP dual compresor condensing unit. Is this normal or...
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    This Westinghouse unit is still runnung at my...

    This Westinghouse unit is still runnung at my church. (The company I work for has the contract with the church):



    http://cv4.org/west.jpg
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    i am a noob but, what does it matter whether a...

    i am a noob but, what does it matter whether a comp. manufacturer appoves it or not? Most of the compressors that are using R-12 are not under any warranty.
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    Originally posted by lusker ...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by lusker
    [B]http://www.heatcraftrpd.com/

    Keep this with you rookie... print out the Beacon II Lit.

    Thank you,

    I have the Heatcraft Refrigerartion systems...
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    I am just out of Tech school HVAC program and my...

    I am just out of Tech school HVAC program and my instructor (who has been doing refrigeration work for a long time) loves the Beacon system. He looks at it as job security as a lot of people do not...
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    I just worked on a residential frig. that was...

    I just worked on a residential frig. that was doing this very same thing. The drain in the freezer section had froze up. We cleared the line and the unit was running fine. We did suggest that they...
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    POS Part Deux

    Here is how they were installed.

    http://cv4.org/Photo_071305_0062.jpg

    [Edited by rennsport on 07-16-2005 at 10:53 PM]
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    circa 1975.

    circa 1975.
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    This Carrier unit circa 1975, is one of five...

    This Carrier unit circa 1975, is one of five units on a store. The timeguard was bad and it was jumped out to get the unit running again. After that, the condenser fan had bad bearings and a fan from...
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    Maybe in your area but, where I live (Columbia...

    Maybe in your area but, where I live (Columbia S.C.), Road Runner Cable modem is as reliable as my phone service. I have had cable modem since 2000 and it keeps getting faster...
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    Question: What is the collective wisdom regarding...

    Question: What is the collective wisdom regarding the use of a correct size automotive belt being used in a commecial HVAC application?


    Rennsport
  29. Yeah but, you got a FieldPiece Of Crap. :D I have...

    Yeah but, you got a FieldPiece Of Crap. :D I have a FieldPiece and and I regret buying it. I will take a Fluke anyday!
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    I was at a recent job interview and they...

    I was at a recent job interview and they mentioned that they still had an old induction system still in operation (air and water, I assume). Can someone explain the operation of this system?

    Thank...
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    Why retrofit it? If it is working fine as is, why...

    Why retrofit it? If it is working fine as is, why not use it? There is a company in Clayton GA thate restores these units (they specialize in GE monitor tops) and if the system is working they leave...
  32. Thread: Why Bother?

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    That is because no woman (or man) with taste...

    That is because no woman (or man) with taste would allow one of those in every room of the house ( I am assuming with a large house, one per room would be needed). I would like one in the family room...
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    Re: oil belt

    That is interesting. I live Columbia S.C. and most of the oil heating is gone. Now its all Natural gas. The rural areas are mostly LP gas .

    I also have a house in Hendersonville N.C. (rural area)...
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    They are not "disposable", they are...

    They are not "disposable", they are "biodegradable". :D

    Robert
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    In my area, we have a choice. BellSouth DSL or...

    In my area, we have a choice. BellSouth DSL or Tiwme warner(Road Runner) cable modem. Both are fast. I have Time Warner Cable and have only had one instance of prolonged downtime. A squirrel chewed...
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    Re: I've seen way too many like that!

    Well this site is in the North GA mountain area. Where are you located in S.C?
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    Hello, Long time lurker, first time poster. ...

    Hello,

    Long time lurker, first time poster.

    Here is a photo I took while on vacation of three condenser installations.


    http://ww2.imagewiz.net/images/hvac/82467_ac.jpg

    Rennsport
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