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    if it pulls to 1000 microns then the pump is...

    if it pulls to 1000 microns then the pump is working.
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    I spent my childhood to early adult years in the...

    I spent my childhood to early adult years in the Worland and area, finally got out and far away from that state in my early 20's. It would take a seriously great wage and bennies to get me to even...
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    I been pretty busy last week or so always willing...

    I been pretty busy last week or so always willing to take on more of course.

    If you have some extra work feel free to pm me.
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    I gave up the guaranteed paycheck of a full time...

    I gave up the guaranteed paycheck of a full time job with my employer, went on my own. its generally feast or famine, and one week here the first of the month I had nothing on the schedule, but I...
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    No mainstream is not fraudulent. Many supply...

    No mainstream is not fraudulent. Many supply houses use them for epa certification.
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    work wanted Virginia beach, Va. area

    Anyone in the Virginia Beach area need any help?

    Sure been slow for me, last week or so.

    I do mainly residential and light commercial but I am willing to lend a hand with anything.
    ...
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    Possibly your page file.sys a hidden file in...

    Possibly your page file.sys a hidden file in system32

    It could be very large. You can actually set the system to store that system file on your bigger drive.

    I can't really go into much detail...
  8. Century Tool Has the assemblies and such hope...

    Century Tool Has the assemblies and such hope this helps

    http://www.centurytool.net/Refrigerant_Tank_1_4_Flare_Y_Valve_Assembly_HVAC_p/y-valve%20hvac.htm
  9. Hey Hoss, I tried sending you a PM, don't know...

    Hey Hoss,

    I tried sending you a PM, don't know if it was able to go through as your a regular guest.
    Get a hold of me if you can, my email is in my profile.
    Thanks
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    Just do what you normally do during the course of...

    Just do what you normally do during the course of your regular workday. If you find yourself in a jam and you have a lifeline to another tech or supervisor in your company definitely use it.
    ...
  11. Thread: PM

    by HvacBry
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    Just like in trucking... everything is always the...

    Just like in trucking... everything is always the truck drivers fault :)
  12. Thread: Hours worked?

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    Your working hours in HVAC vary according to the...

    Your working hours in HVAC vary according to the season your in. When cooling season is on, we are hopping crazy busy and 50 + hours in a week is normal. when its time to head home I stop the clock...
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    I was just explaining in general about the...

    I was just explaining in general about the process of getting the target sh to show numbers rather than dashes.
    You can accomplish this by placing your clamps at the service valves.



    As for...
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    Yeah I got the k couples

    Yeah I got the k couples
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    Milwaukee m12 everything here. I don't go...

    Milwaukee m12 everything here. I don't go anywhere without my m12 bag full of tools
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    I calibrate atmospheric with valves open to to...

    I calibrate atmospheric with valves open to to the air and as for my clamps I calibrate in the ice in my cooler that I carry in the van
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    That seems a lot faster than my way

    That seems a lot faster than my way
  18. I use mine everyday for pulling down systems....

    I use mine everyday for pulling down systems. Never an issue
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    Contact FP . They will send you replacement...

    Contact FP . They will send you replacement valves.
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    With you clamps on you lineset at service valves....

    With you clamps on you lineset at service valves. Cycle to you wet bulb/dry bulb settings. Press and hold enter until the beep sounds and your numbers start flashing. Allow time for the temp reading...
  21. Thread: TEMP CHECK

    by HvacBry
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    I use a cheap little $17 digital probe...

    I use a cheap little $17 digital probe thermometer.
    Does the trick Just fine and its fast
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    I am thinking oil return as well. Interesting....

    I am thinking oil return as well.
    Interesting. Thanks for sharing.
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    Compressor shorting to ground? Did you OHM out...

    Compressor shorting to ground?

    Did you OHM out the compressor by chance?

    I had one the other day that tripped the breaker before I arrived, I ohmed it out, and it had shorted to ground. new...
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    In todays school labs, we fight for whatever...

    In todays school labs, we fight for whatever copper and materials we can get our hands on.
    with the budget cuts and economy the extras the schools had are in short supply.

    now that I am in the...
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    That is usually one of the first places I check...

    That is usually one of the first places I check in my leak search routine. :)

    I never stop there though, I end up going through and checking to the evap.
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    Hey everyone Thanks for the replies. Its...

    Hey everyone
    Thanks for the replies. Its appreciated. A day after I posted this the calls started coming in and been swamped ever since then.

    CrRussell, thanks for the offer there. Greensboro/...
  27. Thread: Lost

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    Make sure its not in backwards on the ahu.

    Make sure its not in backwards on the ahu.
  28. Thread: Lost

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    [QUOTE=meh70087;15922211] I stand corrected on...

    I stand corrected on the R-410

    Are the units matched?
    Compressor issue (valve)?
    Just that 195psi is concerning
    I really hate condemning a metering device so early :) could be some flaky bits...
  29. Thread: Lost

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    Not really enough info to go on. But what the...

    Not really enough info to go on. But what the heck

    Is the condenser clean?
    Condenser fan/motor working properly?

    Thinking airflow issue through the outdoor coil here.


    Just a thought
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    Anyone need a hand in NE NC or SE VA?

    Sadly, Its come to this, has taken a many sleepless night to bring me to post this in the job wanted section, but I guess that's why this forum thread is here to begin with.

    Seems real slow in my...
  31. Thread: Green

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    If you got questions, your in the right place for...

    If you got questions, your in the right place for answers.
    these folks round here are like a good book that cant be put down :)
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    Very welcome

    Very welcome
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    You at least have to take and pass the core exam...

    You at least have to take and pass the core exam before you can even think about attempting the other exams. Therefore I would focus on passing the core to begin with.
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    There's always a prospective helper looking for a...

    There's always a prospective helper looking for a job :grin2:
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    hvac216, thanks for catching me with the above 0...

    hvac216,
    thanks for catching me with the above 0 psig statement, I stand corrected, I should have said equalized at atmospheric. :)
    technical terminology always gets me, I am more of a layman's...
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    if you rose to 2400 microns after you shut the...

    if you rose to 2400 microns after you shut the pump off, wouldn't that be refrigerant still in the system, perhaps a little moisture as well?

    if your level rose to a positive pressure (above 0...
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    I don't care who ya are, that's funny right there...

    I don't care who ya are, that's funny right there :cheers:
  38. I feel like your running just fine. only you...

    I feel like your running just fine. only you know if its cooling well in the conditioned space.
    read them links and see where you stand. after that if you feel good about it, then good deal....
  39. yeah the bottom of that chart is talking about...

    yeah the bottom of that chart is talking about non txv. the upper talks about Sub cool txv

    let me ad this as it talks about TXV SC with the superheat as well.
    Hopefully its formatting will...
  40. Hopefully links are allowed. this shows the...

    Hopefully links are allowed. this shows the procedures for charging SC, look at the chart for your indoor and outdoor Bulb temps and your outdoor ambients and you will see that your 23* F SH is...
  41. But on that system and them conditions superheat...

    But on that system and them conditions superheat can be that high.
    I have no idea what the load is in the conditioned space. But the 23* SH is plausible if there is a big load.

    I understand what...
  42. That's a txv system. So its charged by sub...

    That's a txv system. So its charged by sub cooling. Documentation I found based on your model #s calls for 8-12 SC. At normal design conditions Your 23* SH is OK and in spec.

    If the system is...
  43. Add slowly and don't slug the compressor....

    Add slowly and don't slug the compressor. Basically throttle it. Small bits at a time. Let stabilize and recheck superheat before adding more.

    Actually I forgot. You don't have service valve on...
  44. 8-12* superheat would be what you want to shoot...

    8-12* superheat would be what you want to shoot for. higher the superheat, the more starved the evaporator is. you definitely have to factor in them long linesets

    if you can get the superheat...
  45. That SH reading is much better than the 23*...

    That SH reading is much better than the 23* earlier.

    now if you can get it down between 8-12 * .

    seems like low charge

    what's refrigerant capacity on name plate? figure in for the 60 feet...
  46. Can't you take SH reading at outlet of...

    Can't you take SH reading at outlet of evaporator?

    Sub-cool reading on outlet of condenser?

    Reading your original post seems like your readings are reversed.

    Perhaps I am confused.
  47. Thread: Smoker Newbie

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    I have and use a cheap charcoal brinkman, I did...

    I have and use a cheap charcoal brinkman, I did however borrow a burner from a old turkey fryer I had so now I can slip it in for propane use, . I still use flavored wood in the water pan either way....
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    Nothing wrong with that :) I hop from one...

    Nothing wrong with that :)

    I hop from one service call to another daily
  49. Thread: What to do??

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    Your young man, you got lots of time in life to...

    Your young man, you got lots of time in life to make a mistake or two, you already have experience under your belt (working for the man). You have returned to school and updated on the latest theory...
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    Piece of mind over money any day.

    Piece of mind over money any day.
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