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  1. Hides the copper from thieves.

    Hides the copper from thieves.
  2. Check out the furnace portion specs too. The 14...

    Check out the furnace portion specs too. The 14 SEER one shows 3 burners for 60, 80 and 100K heat options. The difference is in indoor blower CFM tap setting. The older design used a tube per 20,000...
  3. You mean those raised in a very traditional...

    You mean those raised in a very traditional family where they were forbidden from speaking in a way that their parents saw as disrespecting teh God and forced to go to church every week in their...
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    Your terminal markings are wrong, so you might be...

    Your terminal markings are wrong, so you might be starting it backward.
    For those values, you should be reading 5 RC, 7 SC and 12 SR.
    Visualize this connection: S-C=R.
    When you have a brief...
  5. Those are going away. ...

    Those are going away.
    http://cdn.globalimageserver.com/fetchdocument-rh.aspx?name=rgea14-2-5-ton-specification-sheets
    The RGEA 13/14 are pretty much the same. They're PSC to 3.0 tons and X13 EEM...
  6. I thought education and health care are free.....

    I thought education and health care are free.. well if you're illegal.
  7. Different SEER rated equipment without real justification to exist.

    Just to eliminate coil matching differences, I'll use package units. Rheem added RGEA line of gas packs to their portfolio. This line comes in three product levels. Let's compare the 3-ton model of...
  8. Well, if they get along with their parents well...

    Well, if they get along with their parents well and the home's layout is such that the kids and parents have enough privacy for live-in landlord and tenant type arrangements that is mutually...
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    Non bleed TXV adds about half a Sales EER over...

    Non bleed TXV adds about half a Sales EER over piston.
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    Steel wool.

    Steel wool.
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    That was my sig a while ago. you've been checking...

    That was my sig a while ago. you've been checking me out too much ;)
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    Because, there's power electronics which is frail...

    Because, there's power electronics which is frail and failure prone. They do not scale up the same way.



    They claim to operate at constant CFM and fall back to constant horsepower once the...
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    Those are two numbers that you're supposed to use...

    Those are two numbers that you're supposed to use to fill the Freon and back in the old days, you had to use tables, but you don't need to know it. They just pop up on the screen on digital gauge set.
  14. Sadly, we're gonna get more "prison" time to...

    Sadly, we're gonna get more "prison" time to re-earn the losses caused by criminals than criminals serve time.
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    u all are mean wtf i just axed u a qusetion if u...

    u all are mean wtf i just axed u a qusetion if u can tbe helpful don't reply at all1


    why u gotta pick on me?
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    That's thermocouple and thermopiles. Flame...

    That's thermocouple and thermopiles. Flame rectification is different. It works by the way of the flame in between a tiny rod and a large plate only allow current to pass in one direction.
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    Having been doing it for 15 years... and mostly...

    Having been doing it for 15 years... and mostly wrong don't mean it's better than having been doing it for 6 months and mostly right ;)
  18. Crooks know it all too and they're fully taking...

    Crooks know it all too and they're fully taking advantage of it.

    I believe you can chase them and restrain them, but that requires you to have the physical strength and endurance to do so. You...
  19. Criminals have more rights than you do. WTF is wrong with society today?

    http://www.komonews.com/news/local/2-would-be-robbers-shot-by-victim-in-S-Seattle-279666782.html

    A man who lives in his van had his van (his home...) broken into. That's probably all he's got....
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    wut? The meter from Harbor Freight works just...

    wut? The meter from Harbor Freight works just fine for micro amps. Does 200uA x 0.1uA.
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    Welp. My Adobe Flash Player plug-in is out of...

    Welp. My Adobe Flash Player plug-in is out of date.
  22. If you want the oil to stay clean, then you need...

    If you want the oil to stay clean, then you need to run it capped off until its fully warmed up and use the gas ballast properly.
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    Ask this guy. Send him an email. He specializes...

    Ask this guy. Send him an email. He specializes in rebuilding those.
    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/member.php?402122-remanworld
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    http://i.imgur.com/jFLwros.gif This guy at the...

    http://i.imgur.com/jFLwros.gif

    This guy at the business office disagrees.
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    The profit will be made by the people up in the...

    The profit will be made by the people up in the corporate clouds who broker the outsourcing as well as sales people who can talk his way to close sales. The further they can reduce the skill levels...
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    Yes a substantial amount in the office or a call...

    Yes a substantial amount in the office or a call center and the knowledge, abilities and skills expected from field techs will generally decline, thus lower cost for the owner.

    This whole cloud...
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    Look at the selling point of Emerson Comfort...

    Look at the selling point of Emerson Comfort Alert.
    http://www.emersonclimate.com/en-us/products/electronics_compressors/comfort_alert/Pages/comfort_alert.aspx

    It's reducing the necessary...
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    Chinaland has us by the leash. They'll jack up...

    Chinaland has us by the leash. They'll jack up the prices on everything once we lose much of capabilities and we're screwed. Now there are products in plans for "remote service" using broadband...
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    Technical competency, a dying art?

    There are many threads by parts throwers asking how to get something working and tell us that they've already swapped out just about every expensive components in a system sans the chassis.
    ...
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    I've looked over the specs. It's not too...

    I've looked over the specs. It's not too impressive. It looks like something more suited for appliance and reach-ins since they're the ones sensitive to fractional ounces of refrigerant loss.
    ...
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    You seem to be a target for those kind of things

    You seem to be a target for those kind of things
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    Location of return matters too. It might...

    Location of return matters too.

    It might enlighten you to see how vacuum cleaners work. It doesn't remove so much by suction. The brush rolls agitate the carpet and levitate the dust into the air...
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    The return looks like it can take a 2 inch...

    The return looks like it can take a 2 inch filter. 1 inch pleats suck.
    Those RTUs can also get setup for a much larger high MERV in-unit filter. Cigarettes are so gross and smoke particles are so...
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    Yeah.. I think that sums it. You bought a retail...

    Yeah.. I think that sums it. You bought a retail thermostat which includes DIY support. So, call that number.
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    http://i.imgur.com/dCOyOKc.jpg once upon a time.

    http://i.imgur.com/dCOyOKc.jpg
    once upon a time.
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    Probably in the air path within the equipment...

    Probably in the air path within the equipment clinging onto the sides like cigarette smoke. Not the walls of heating cavity.
  38. Thread: bad r22 can

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    Like if the epoxied connection cracks and pops...

    Like if the epoxied connection cracks and pops loose while you're handling it to transfer.
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    My theory is that it's more flexible than a...

    My theory is that it's more flexible than a double prong spade which would only fit around the specific diameter screw it was meant to be used with.

    It's a perfect cut in half, so it's got to be...
  40. Thread: bad r22 can

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    You guys are going to freeze your balls off,...

    You guys are going to freeze your balls off, literally.. and damage my ozone layer.

    Refrigerant frostbite from blowing out a 30 lb of R-22 is quite serious. If you don't know what you're doing,...
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    Use a 5v DC relay and run it off a USB charger......

    Use a 5v DC relay and run it off a USB charger... which usually have a 100-240v input.
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    For sure? Like, not up-sized by anyone in the...

    For sure? Like, not up-sized by anyone in the past due to nuisance tripping caused by other issues?
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    They're not supposed to trip for blower side...

    They're not supposed to trip for blower side issues.


    Were they original to the equipment? Why was the fan not running?
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    Very unlikely. These boards work differently than...

    Very unlikely. These boards work differently than consumer electronics. The limits are wired in such ways so that they're not some soft switch.
    If you break the circuit at the limit, you break the...
  45. Thread: R-421 ??????

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    Poodle, I'm now reading on some reputable sources...

    Poodle, I'm now reading on some reputable sources that it maybe ok to add POE so that system is about 20% POE content, then gasser up with R407C. Just in time for R-134a to start facing regulations...
  46. Thread: bad r22 can

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    Not every valve has a puller. The seat is pushed...

    Not every valve has a puller. The seat is pushed down and sometimes it sticks.
    Warm up the tank. About 120F, but no more.
    Attach a high side gauge, but leaving the manifold closed, open the tank...
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    They won't have the nitrogen mother ship to...

    They won't have the nitrogen mother ship to source the nitrogen. The mothership looks like a silo with "liquid nitrogen" printed in big letters and you'd be able to see it from the road.

    Air,...
  48. Thread: Question??

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    Residential is going the way of appliances. Labor...

    Residential is going the way of appliances. Labor warranty is usually just one year. When things go wrong after a few years and there's any issue with the sealed system, the outcome sought by the...
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    Look at the neck engraving. One of the lines is...

    Look at the neck engraving. One of the lines is serial number. Four digit in one of the other line is rated pressure. I think 2015 psi is a common rating.

    Steel tanks are built like a tank, but...
  50. Are corporate crooks with a uniform over their...

    Are corporate crooks with a uniform over their suit to smooth talk unnecessary sales real techs?
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