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    You can have a good career ahead of you in...

    You can have a good career ahead of you in HVAC/R. Delivering parts, not so much. Go for it!!! You are single... now is the time to try some new adventures!!! But keep us posted!!!
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    With a moniker such as Ambition, you will go far....

    With a moniker such as Ambition, you will go far. Just take this as a learning experience, continue on with your education and look forward to what's ahead. Put your goals in writing. Keep them in...
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    A few months ago I bought a Veto Tech LC and...

    A few months ago I bought a Veto Tech LC and really love it!! No more dumped tool bags, plus they did have a special deal that gives up a TP3 tool bag free. Not sure if it is still in effect, but...
  4. Thread: supco 3 in 1

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    I always like to hear the feedback from the...

    I always like to hear the feedback from the promises of reporting back. I have used some Supco 3n1 kits with good luck, but was looking for more long term results. It sounds like you have been...
  5. Thread: supco 3 in 1

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    To dredge up an old thread.... what's the...

    To dredge up an old thread.... what's the verdict???
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    Notice that it was made in MEXICO. It appears...

    Notice that it was made in MEXICO. It appears that they are trying to kill us off so they can squeeze more illegals in!!! :grin2:

    And seriously, thanks for the heads up.
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    If my 24' aluminum won't get me there, I'm...

    If my 24' aluminum won't get me there, I'm getting a man lift. Ladders are way to much work.... And work is a major inconvenience!


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    WOW. I've never made one of those mistakes. And...

    WOW. I've never made one of those mistakes. And I've never told a lie. ;)

    You guys sure make me feel more human!!!!! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    I don't think I've ever seen an open case...

    I don't think I've ever seen an open case maintain decent refrigeration temps with 90 degree ambient temp. He's doing good to see the 50 degrees he is getting!
  10. What does great pay and great benes consist of?

    What does great pay and great benes consist of?
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    It's a prison. They should only be consuming...

    It's a prison. They should only be consuming bread and water. No refrigeration necessary.


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    Still at all the supply houses around here. ...

    Still at all the supply houses around here.


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    I came across this old thread and have something...

    I came across this old thread and have something to add: I just bought two of the the 50' XHose Pro and the water pressure decrease was disappointing. But they sure are handy and compact; I'd say...
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    Please post some pictures of these hoses. Thanks!

    Please post some pictures of these hoses. Thanks!
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    Do you still have this for sale?

    Do you still have this for sale?
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    If a hose is only rated for 50,800 microns how is...

    If a hose is only rated for 50,800 microns how is it possible to pull down and HOLD at 500 microns? How can a permeable hose hold such low vacuum? Do you have any data that supports your statement?...
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    slctech, I researched the Parker 919B hoses you...

    slctech, I researched the Parker 919B hoses you recommended and according to the Parker specifications, they are not rated to 28 microns, only vacuum rated down to 28 in/hg......... 28 in/hg is...
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    I noticed in your first post you said you've been...

    I noticed in your first post you said you've been experiencing problems ever since the upgrade. Did the system work as it should prior? Also, take a look at this site to see what size unit you...
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    Many are using digital gauges now. The gauges...

    Many are using digital gauges now. The gauges see everything from R11 to R508B which involves every type of oil. No problems with oil, but I occasionally flush the unit and hoses with isopropyl...
  20. Thread: Sman3 Died

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    I suggest that you give Fieldpiece a call. They...

    I suggest that you give Fieldpiece a call. They have great customer service and they will help you out. Please keep us posted.
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    As a student, you must learn to research many...

    As a student, you must learn to research many different resources to obtain information. You will be faced to make critical decisions in your hvacr career that will require more information than...
  22. Thread: No Superheat

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    Low Superheat = Flooded Evaporator The...

    Low Superheat = Flooded Evaporator

    The metering device isolates the high side from the low side pressure. When an overfeeding condition is present, the suction side of the system operates in a...
  23. Thanks for the info. Always nice to be on the...

    Thanks for the info. Always nice to be on the look out for a potential hazard.
  24. Thread: New Sman3

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    And at 59 I am still learning more every day........

    And at 59 I am still learning more every day..... When you quit learning, you quit breathing!
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    In 20 years the homeowner will do it from their...

    In 20 years the homeowner will do it from their recliner. We won't even be required. ;)
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    Are you guys carrying any small parts organizers...

    Are you guys carrying any small parts organizers in the Vetos? That is one thing I sure love with the Klein Tradesman Pro 10". The "basement" allows me to carry a plastic organizer with a lot of...
  27. It is too bad that Testo is not standing behind...

    It is too bad that Testo is not standing behind the equipment. If John Bickers is reading this thread maybe he will respond.
  28. It works.... am I confident that it is one the...

    It works.... am I confident that it is one the money...... Uhm, not so much. What is your 552 doing exactly?
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    Yes... I like my beer at 35 degrees. If my beer...

    Yes... I like my beer at 35 degrees. If my beer was served at 45, I would not be buying many more at that bar!
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    Yes, those are 2 versions of the fighters who...

    Yes, those are 2 versions of the fighters who protected your Dad's plane. The one in the foreground is an early model P-51B, and the other is the more well recognized P-51D. Without these, the war...
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    Keep us posted!

    Keep us posted!
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    Could you explain your theory on this? Thanks.

    Could you explain your theory on this? Thanks.
  33. Thread: pump down

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    He is still waiting for it to pump down as he is...

    He is still waiting for it to pump down as he is still searching for a king valve definition. :)
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    You are doing well!!!

    You are doing well!!!
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    You get what you pay for.... sometimes.

    You get what you pay for.... sometimes.
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    Which one did you buy?

    Which one did you buy?
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    Well done with great info! Thanks!

    Well done with great info! Thanks!
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    Desertcliff... What state do you live in? If you...

    Desertcliff... What state do you live in? If you live close to one of us on this forum, I am certain that one of us pro's will figure it out.
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    It is really difficult to determine what it is...

    It is really difficult to determine what it is without actually hearing it. How about recording the noise you are hearing and sharing it with us? Also, pictures of the layout and also pix directly...
  40. This contractor is not telling you the facts. I...

    This contractor is not telling you the facts. I would advise to NOT use him for your install. If he is tells you stories like this before you spend your money, just imagine what he would say after...
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    Hourly wages vary across the US & Canada. I...

    Hourly wages vary across the US & Canada. I didn't see where you are from, (because you didn't disclose it) but if we knew where you are planning on working, advice and feedback can be much more...
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    The thermometer probe needs to be inserted...

    The thermometer probe needs to be inserted directly into the register. Same with the measuring the RH.
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    Your relative humidity will be reduced by running...

    Your relative humidity will be reduced by running the blower fan on AUTO. You didn't state your square footage, but it appears that your unit may be over sized. Also, if your unit was over-sized,...
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    And that's how the fight began.......

    And that's how the fight began.......
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    Those who riot are bored. They have to do...

    Those who riot are bored. They have to do something for exercise. They certainly aren't working like the rest of us!
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    Thanks for the update. Looking forward to...

    Thanks for the update. Looking forward to hearing what truly is creating your mystery noise!
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    Andy Griffith would be quick to correct the...

    Andy Griffith would be quick to correct the pronunciation.... It's AINT BEE........ Ants are those little black 6 legged bugs..... :whistle:
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    You didn't state the size of the unit, unless the...

    You didn't state the size of the unit, unless the unit is a very large unit 156 amps on start up is too high. The current draw in AMPS during compressor motor start-up should be compared to the...
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    Welcome SK1988!!! You will learn more valuable...

    Welcome SK1988!!! You will learn more valuable working knowledge here than you can ever imagine. You also will contribute much to other members too. Fresh young minds just out of school is a good...
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    Depending upon the exact model, a 5 ton Trane...

    Depending upon the exact model, a 5 ton Trane Rooftop unit holds at least 10 pounds of R-22.

    It appears that the compressor is toast. Now all you can do is replace it with the usual steps, plus...
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