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  1. Thread: Stumped

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    I had intentionally put my wrenches in my back...

    I had intentionally put my wrenches in my back pocket so I would not forget to go back into the box and button up the TXV.

    Sure enough, I packed up all of my tools hopped in my truck and was about...
  2. Thread: Stumped

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    I had meant to comment on the picture of the...

    I had meant to comment on the picture of the manifold....when trying to pump down via LLSV, it was bypassing so quickly could only get it to pull down to about 10# suction.

    The picture was taken...
  3. Thread: Stumped

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    Thank you Gentlemen. BALloyd was right on the...

    Thank you Gentlemen.

    BALloyd was right on the money.

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/16/03/20/500809eecedb6115c99ea938ac29e752.jpg
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  4. Thread: Stumped

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    Should the pump down test point me in that...

    Should the pump down test point me in that direction, do I really need to remove it? My first thought is to just bypass it then pinch off the inlet and outlet and braze it shut.

    Does anyone think...
  5. Thread: Stumped

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    Clearly I came to the right place with my...

    Clearly I came to the right place with my question.

    Actually, I think I recall reading about someone on here discovering this happening to a system they were working on a while back....

    I will...
  6. Thread: Stumped

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    Thank you for the insight. The only time I...

    Thank you for the insight.

    The only time I have pumped this one down with my gauges on it was via the king valve...the pressure only crept up once and then it held there for a good long...
  7. Thread: Stumped

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    Bbeerme...I think this is what I was getting most...

    Bbeerme...I think this is what I was getting most stuck on also....my gauges were telling me I had a frosty coil but I had barely refrigerant feeding into it. I put my pipe clamp on all of the return...
  8. Thread: Stumped

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    That could explain why I have to wind the TXV all...

    That could explain why I have to wind the TXV all the way open to get any appreciable cooling out of the evap. And why the new TXV reacted exactly the same as the one it replaced.

    Seems to me I...
  9. Thread: Stumped

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    Techman- the photos were taken after I put the...

    Techman- the photos were taken after I put the valve back in the mid range...within a quarter turn.

    BALloyd- can you help me understand your thought process on the failed subcooler?

    Sent from...
  10. Thread: Stumped

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    Techman- I am just trying to help out a friend ...

    Techman- I am just trying to help out a friend

    Kamers- agreed. getting the superheat in order at the evaporator outlet is the goal, however I am clearly not even in the ballpark (see photo).
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  11. Thread: Stumped

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    Stumped

    All,

    I am looking for some help working on a small walk-in freezer. It's somewhat of a bastardized set up with a trenton Teha-025 (404a) condenser mounted outdoor on the roof (roughly 10' above...
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    A way around the funky water could be a timer on...

    A way around the funky water could be a timer on the bronze circulator to turnover the water in the coil every few hours.
  13. Thread: Water hammer

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    LK is this tank in a basement? I only ask...

    LK is this tank in a basement?

    I only ask because one time when I changed a water tank in a basement I closed an old stop and drain valve to isolate the water from draining back from upstairs....
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    I see your un-fused disconnect, and raise you an...

    I see your un-fused disconnect, and raise you an un-disconnectable disconnect.

    http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy46/tcsf07/IMAG01162.jpg
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    Thanks Hungrytech, Mitsubishi wanted 4.5''...

    Thanks Hungrytech,

    Mitsubishi wanted 4.5'' clearance from the top of the mounting plate. I had my lines stubbed out before the in-house guys hung any wall board. For whatever reason the drop...
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    Those Am. Standard CU's were existing in the...

    Those Am. Standard CU's were existing in the attic spaces. I was just unfortunate enough to have to run my linesets by them in that heat.

    I found a few split systems set up like that in that...
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    Haha yeah those tags provided a good amount of...

    Haha yeah those tags provided a good amount of amusement on all of the mitsubishi equipment installs.

    I found that one to be both dangerous and misleading :grin2:
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    One of the attic shots with the existing...

    One of the attic shots with the existing condensers shows another PITA during the installation of the minis.

    The temp gun is pointing at a wall across from the condenser. The helper and I were...
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    another mini split thread

    Everyone posting their mini split jobs is starting to make me feel left out....also my first WOP post :couch:

    For my last internship at school I set myself up with a local mechanical contractor...
  20. That sums the whole deal up right there. Power...

    That sums the whole deal up right there. Power factor correction is a complete waste of money unless your facility is actually being billed KVAR.

    * Payson, is there anyway you can use your fancy...
  21. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synchronous_condenser...

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

    We talked about these in my e-machines class a few semesters ago...its in the same vein as the capacitor banks you guys are talking about.
    ...
  22. Not to derail the thread, just curious about your...

    Not to derail the thread, just curious about your soot comment... I service a few EK's every week along with every other breed, and the only alarming boilers I come across are the ones who miss their...
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    I think he's referring to one of those digital tv...

    I think he's referring to one of those digital tv receivers that you had to buy when they stopped the analog broadcasting. :cheers:
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    and one more for bubblehead....check out our...

    and one more for bubblehead....check out our helo-deck :patriot:

    http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy46/tcsf07/th_cruise.jpg
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    Thanks for all the warm words...except for maybe...

    Thanks for all the warm words...except for maybe bubblehead :patriot:

    some pictures aboard the training ship...

    old house chillers

    http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy46/tcsf07/002.jpg
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  26. Thread: test

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    test

    q
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    Might as well...

    I've been a silent member of this forum for a couple of years now and I may as well introduce myself. First I'd really like to thank all of those who make the hvac-talk community the wealth of...
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    im suprised the adaptor itself can even handle...

    im suprised the adaptor itself can even handle the weight, let alone the curb
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    are you going to modify an old refrigerator or...

    are you going to modify an old refrigerator or build one from scratch...
    my brother and i built one, we pretty much just punched a hole in the door of and old over/under whirlpool and added a tap,...
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    funny?

    my left eye is brown and the right is blue...really freaks some people out
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    correct me if im wrong but i thought those...

    correct me if im wrong but i thought those hard-start kits contained a "PTC" relay "positive temp. coefficient"... dont remember those type relays being position sensitive
  32. Thread: VMC and Boston

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    guess i didnt get the memo....but i guess ur...

    guess i didnt get the memo....but i guess ur welcome here in beantown :D
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    markettech

    are these setups unique to "tandem compressors" ?
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    i give up... all i know is its a lot older than...

    i give up... all i know is its a lot older than me

    some sort of remote, evaporator temp.control set up?
  35. Thread: Scary system!

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    nevermind i think i see it

    nevermind i think i see it
  36. Thread: Scary system!

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    is that one of those anit-gravity drains or am i...

    is that one of those anit-gravity drains
    or am i missing sumthin
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    lol, just got a little confused for a sec... i...

    lol, just got a little confused for a sec... i recalled another member posting a similar question about EEC his user name being almost identical to yours - strange
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    kpaul

    dunno if he is still among the hvac-talk community, but kpaul is on the vanguard of our service team here with the n. eastern branch of EEC... if you can find his profile shoot him an e-mail, im sure...
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    with a meter, make sure it is set to "horse-shoe"

    with a meter, make sure it is set to "horse-shoe"
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    u'd that he would have at least "replaced" the...

    u'd that he would have at least "replaced" the original txv with another e-e txv...
  41. Thread: HVAC student

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    lol

    lol
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    yeah, the way i look at it is if you spend a few...

    yeah, the way i look at it is if you spend a few extra dollars on your cell phone and buy quality than you can avoid being forced into buying another phone early on and incuring all those stupid fees...
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    moto i580... its the only phone that i havent...

    moto i580... its the only phone that i havent been able to break while working
    nextel service can be kinda shotty depending on where you are but the phone kinda makes up for it......
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    watch out for them run-caps too, they'll bite ya

    watch out for them run-caps too, they'll bite ya
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    yep, im an idiot... i was thinkin 208 but had 277...

    yep, im an idiot... i was thinkin 208 but had 277 on the brain..lol
    think ima start keepin my comments to myself:D
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    my apologies, the shop i learned in has service...

    my apologies, the shop i learned in has service panels feeding only the lighting and service for a classroom (this is only in one area of the shop)... i was under the impression that in some...
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    comercial lighting = 277

    probably the closest service panel was the 120/277 3phase is a pain in the butt like that...
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    i heard that it is the new '08 emissions...

    i heard that it is the new '08 emissions standards which are forcing ford to monkey in a new particulate scrubber on their diesel exhaust is what is causing all the problems... that can by the...
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    learn sumthin new everyday, right?

    learn sumthin new everyday, right?
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    at the wall?

    at the wall?
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