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    OK-- Makes sense.

    OK--

    Makes sense.
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    Re: Nearly all 1st stage running?

    A lot of good points. I am an old fart technician who has been out of the trade for over 12 years-----so I know very little about 2 stage compressors (did they ever actually do that--I know they were...
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    Nope--

    Nope--
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    Agree with that one. Sometimes you have to...

    Agree with that one.

    Sometimes you have to learn the hard way.

    It is very helpful to find out that one good way to reduce the oversize problem is to disable one of the compressors.

    The...
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    Never have had much luck telling my older brother...

    Never have had much luck telling my older brother anything at all. Although I do try.

    I always told him the best way to go was to stick with the original set up---proper sized AC unit (3 and 1/2...
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    OK Here goes. My best guesses. Am almost...

    OK Here goes. My best guesses.

    Am almost certain about the model year of that Heil/Quaker. (867). Sears liked to use the 1st and 3rd digit (after the source #. ---as an indicator of model year on...
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    As I recall 867 indicates Heil/Quaker. 769...

    As I recall 867 indicates Heil/Quaker.

    769 indicates Addison.

    Back in the 70's and well into the 80's, there were only 2 sources of CAC (and furnaces) for Sears. Heil/Quaker was their first...
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    Great responses. Hard to tell my older brother...

    Great responses.

    Hard to tell my older brother anything. Guess he will have to learn on his own.
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    I also wonder about the sound level of that...
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    He wants the biggest and the best for...

    He wants the biggest and the best for everything---Just the way he is.

    His theory is that a renter just wants to be cold under the worst 97 degree ambient------tired of renters complaining CAC...
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    The old Addisons were most definitely tanks....

    The old Addisons were most definitely tanks. Built like a brick **** house they were. Almost indestructable.
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    A 15 year old plus Addison evaporator eh? I...

    A 15 year old plus Addison evaporator eh?

    I remember Addison well. Back in the day---Sears first line CAC was Heil/Quaker, and their second line was Addison.

    Us Sears techs always thought that...
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    Question for the old timers here.-- Original...

    Question for the old timers here.--

    Original condensing unit was a Chrysler Air-Temp from the mid-60's. Condensing unit been replaced at least a couple of times since then.

    Evaporator in it now...
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    No fan used with either static condenser (coils...

    No fan used with either static condenser (coils hanging off the back of fridge) or warm wall condenser (condenser coils soldered to inside the outside wall of the fridge)

    Always got service calls...
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