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  1. Thread: QUAD??

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    I must say that i'm skeptical of the whole...

    I must say that i'm skeptical of the whole shared return air wooden box configuration. I think I would have split up ra into zones for a more reliable and efficient system. I do like your...
  2. You may get away with the 7.5 on the fan but 50...

    You may get away with the 7.5 on the fan but 50 on a 2 ton compressor is crazy big. I just put a 45 on an old 5 ton!
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    What a difference 25 deg ambient makes

    Revisited this system today to replace cooked run capacitors that were causing fan to run backwards and trip compressor out on overload. Changed some loose spade connectors and foam cleaned condenser...
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    Thanks Jville, my conditions were off that chart....

    Thanks Jville, my conditions were off that chart. We, thankfully, have more moderate temps coming so it will be easier to diagnos the health of the system. I think the extreme conditions were at play...
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    I plan to do a follow up tomorrow under less...

    I plan to do a follow up tomorrow under less extreme conditions. I think I will clean the condenser coil also. Having not worked in such extreme heat, the high head had me alarmed. I'll post updated...
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    The 375 head is the concern that lead me to post....

    The 375 head is the concern that lead me to post. Luckily it is a business and it will be shut down over the weekend. I just seek possible answers as too why it is so high.
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    Thanks Thermojohn, at the end of a long hot day I...

    Thanks Thermojohn, at the end of a long hot day I neglected to measure ll temps, was hastily trying to get system running. Will revisit monday and post up to date info, everything seemed ok but high...
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    Thanks for your input. We've had 10 straight days...

    Thanks for your input. We've had 10 straight days of 100deg plus with 0 rain, setting records that go back to dustbowl days of the 30's. It is killing equipment, people, and wearing out techs. I...
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    The outdoor unit has king valves, so yes it can...

    The outdoor unit has king valves, so yes it can be pumped down. I did not measure liquid line temps but it was smokin hot and is exposed to direct sun on the roof. Coils dont look too dirty, but...
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    The superheat table I have in front of me...

    The superheat table I have in front of me (generic) calls for target superheat of 37deg with oat of 110deg, indoor wb temp of 80deg and indoor db of 95deg. condenser split is 32deg, 142-110. I'm just...
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    High head pressure has me worried!

    Changed evap coil on 30 year old 5 ton commercial split yesterday. Temperatures were extreme here in St. Louis to say the least, but 375# head pressure has me worried. Any feed back would be...
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    Johnstone Supply sells a series of Service Call...

    Johnstone Supply sells a series of Service Call interactive discs that are very good for sharpening your diagnostic skills. Im sure other supply houses have them too. They really make you think and...
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    Thanks for reply. I'll follow up and check charge...

    Thanks for reply. I'll follow up and check charge under better conditions, hopefully unit will cool the place down. I'm new to the field and never encountered such a high superheat. Two years in...
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    Can anyone tell me if these temps seem to be...

    Can anyone tell me if these temps seem to be normal for high load situation or is there something else going on.
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    High Superheat Charging Question

    Replaced an existing 1-1/2 ton R-22 condensing unit today on 2 ton indoor coil. Changed piston to match condenser (Goodman GSC 13 SEER). Indoor db temp 92 deg, Indoor Wb temp 77 deg, space was a tad...
  16. Thread: WW2 in HD

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    It was a great series and Gary Sinese did a good...

    It was a great series and Gary Sinese did a good job narrating. The greatest generation of Americans had to make huge sacrifices as the fate of the world depended on it. We certainly should...
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    You can't be serious 'bout the Chiefs beating the...

    You can't be serious 'bout the Chiefs beating the Steelers:eek2:They'll be lucky if they score 9 pts without Bowe.


    Tony
  18. Thread: Veterans Day

    by wingman65
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    To all the men and women who serve or have served...

    To all the men and women who serve or have served our great country, Thank You for your service. God Bless you all!!!





    Tony
  19. It is Beer thirty here in flyover country. This...

    It is Beer thirty here in flyover country. This Bud's for you:couch:


    Tony
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    I have been notified by email that I have been...

    I have been notified by email that I have been approved as a Pro Member:pop: Thanks guys, can't wait to read the educational forums.


    Tony
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    Thanks Professor, I get that impression form the...

    Thanks Professor, I get that impression form the instructors that is is a pain in the butt for them. Does it have any real world value in the field? Do any employers recognize it?



    Tony
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    Anyone familiar with NCCER Certification

    The school I attend offers NCCER Certification (National Center fo Construction Education and Research) above and beyond the Associates degree in HVAC. I have been taking the additional tests for...
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    Application has been sent with copy of student ID...

    Application has been sent with copy of student ID and an IOU for Twilly. I suppose I will hear back via email.


    Tony
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    The convenience of multiple functions in one...

    The convenience of multiple functions in one package makes sense to me. The cost of the three tools separately would be more than the Digimon. I'm always looking for excuses to buy new tools anyway....
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    Looks like a great tool for the price, make...

    Looks like a great tool for the price, make reading superheat a breeze and works for 410a, I want one. Does it have a hook?


    Tony
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