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  1. In regards to raising taxes, Gov. Quinn did it in...

    In regards to raising taxes, Gov. Quinn did it in IL back 2 1/2 months ago... Partly because of corrupt political BS by our former Gov. Blago who was more worried about his hair then the good of our...
  2. Inducer Draft Motor assembly- Brand new in box

    I have a Carrier/ Bryant inducer draft motor assembly for sale. It's brand new and sealed in it's original box. Got it for one of my customers, but they couldn't afford to make the repairs, so now I...
  3. Thread: Q & A

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    Ha Ha... Good one!

    Ha Ha... Good one!
  4. Thread: belts

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    The Dayton belts from Grainger have work great...

    The Dayton belts from Grainger have work great for me for years. But each belt I change, I always make it a point to check alignment, pulley wear & cleanliness. Also have been very impressed with the...
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    I payed $8.15 for a pack of Camels in the major...

    I payed $8.15 for a pack of Camels in the major downtown area of Chicago at the train station about 6 months ago... Ridculous!!! So you wanna quit, come move to the city..lol I live in the burbs, and...
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    A website would be helpful. I'm also looking to...

    A website would be helpful. I'm also looking to transplant from Chicago to Phoenix within the next year or so.
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    Had this happen about 2 months back while...

    Had this happen about 2 months back while servicing a small RTU @ a strip mall. Luckily it fell when I wasn't on the roof. Bungies attached to the gutter system did the trick! I perfer roof scuttles,...
  8. Oh ok, I'll try contacting them. Maybe they have...

    Oh ok, I'll try contacting them. Maybe they have access to that via a rep. Thanks for all the reply's fellas!

    T527ed- When you get around to changing it... tisk tisk..lol j/k I'll have to pick...
  9. Looking for an Owners/ Operation Manual for...

    A National Refrigeration Products Recovery machine:

    - Model # LVI
    - manufactured in March of 1993
    - Oil required (not oil-less like new year models)

    And with the need to run oil, I imagine I...
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    Found it. It means IDM fault..

    Found it. It means IDM fault..
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    Carrier 48tmf025 Codes Needed

    Hey guys,
    Got to my building this morning and found one of my Carrier units (48tmf025) would only heat for a minute or 2 then would shut off. Stat is in the proper setting and W1 term. has 24vac...
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    Almost looks like cousin "IT", just needs the...

    Almost looks like cousin "IT", just needs the hat..lol That's horrible...
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    A couple months back I had a Carrier 20 ton RTU...

    A couple months back I had a Carrier 20 ton RTU do this due to a bad lightning storm tripping the indoor blower motor breaker inside the unit... Ice on the compressor, suction line, and the evap....
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    I second the the above comment!

    I second the the above comment!
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    Very addicting... Pretty cool though...lol

    Very addicting... Pretty cool though...lol
  16. Oh man... I'm in Wheaton.. Only is the shop was...

    Oh man... I'm in Wheaton.. Only is the shop was closer...:D But that has to be quite a commute from carpentersville for ya.
  17. What town are located in the NW burbs?

    What town are located in the NW burbs?
  18. At one of my other buildings we use them to seal...

    At one of my other buildings we use them to seal off the dock area from the warehouse. But we only use them in the winter because the warehouse isn't air conditioned. They seems to work pretty well,...
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    And most of the time the chiller won't turn on...

    And most of the time the chiller won't turn on unless these switches close for start-up protection.
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    Is it code down there to have double traps on the...

    Is it code down there to have double traps on the A/H unit like that? I see the logic fully, just curious.
  21. Reaching those would require some wicked ladder...

    Reaching those would require some wicked ladder angles... Shingled roofs are one thing, but dam one worng mve up there and your done.:eek:
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    I like the zip-tie holding the liquid line...

    I like the zip-tie holding the liquid line drier..lol Very professional:rolleyes:
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    Local 399 operators union- Chicago

    Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone on this board was part of the local 399 IUOE operators union here in Chicago. The reason I ask is that I'll be a ceritified Stationary Operator next spring and...
  24. How much are you exhausting when those hoods fire...

    How much are you exhausting when those hoods fire up? Sounds like you may benefit from a make-up air unit so 1) you can bring in the desired 60% outside air and 2) condition that air to keep humidity...
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    Depending on what's involved in the job,...

    Depending on what's involved in the job, sometimes the chopper is cheaper then the crane. We were debating what to use for a 20 ton RTU replacement at my building back in December.
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    Started at 13 yrs old, still smoking to this day...

    Started at 13 yrs old, still smoking to this day and I'll be 23 in a 2 weeks. I'm starting to get really sick of the habit, the smell, and my dog hates the smell so bad he snarls like crazy if it...
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    I try to stretch the belt out a little bit before...

    I try to stretch the belt out a little bit before rolling in onto the pulley. I don't like messing with the sheave if I don't have to, but I always adjust it accordingly after installing a new belt.
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    Run far away from this P.O.S!

    Run far away from this P.O.S!
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    I've replaced one of these types of motors on a...

    I've replaced one of these types of motors on a Carrier RTU. Got the motor from Grainger, it was a Dayton replacement motor.
  30. Plus your serving a certian niche, so if the...

    Plus your serving a certian niche, so if the cards are played right you could prosper very well! With being small, you'll at least be able to get a firm grasp on your quality assurance to the...
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    Everyone hit the nail on the head in the way of...

    Everyone hit the nail on the head in the way of advice for sure. But server rooms should never be cooled with comfort cooling as installed at your building. I have a 20 ton Carrier RTU with Low...
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    Top panel must come off to get back there......

    Top panel must come off to get back there... PITA... I had to do one last summer, not as bad as I thought, but still a PITA!
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    www.books4HVAC.com, I've bought tons of books off...

    www.books4HVAC.com, I've bought tons of books off here... Or try www.bookmarki.com, all the construction related books you could imagine. Hope this helps!
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    Make sure you contact a knowledgeable contractor...

    Make sure you contact a knowledgeable contractor to evaluate your needs in terms of load calcs. You'd be suprised at how many can't perform them correctly. Messing with Server rooms can get...
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    What type of motor were you checking? The motor...

    What type of motor were you checking? The motor might not of been fully loaded at the point of testing.
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    Is your existing duct system mainly square duct...

    Is your existing duct system mainly square duct throughout your home?
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    The copper tubing is worth a pretty penny, but if...

    The copper tubing is worth a pretty penny, but if anyone has a way to strip the wire easy, cool, if not then it might just be the copper piping going to the yard... But I've got to have at least...
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    Easy way to strip wire

    I just de-commissioned an old 20 ton RTU at my building and I took all the wiring, contactors, and other things worth scrapping from the old unit. Problem is stipping all the insulation off the tons...
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    Good one...lol Nothing like a sick joke to start...

    Good one...lol Nothing like a sick joke to start out the day...:D
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    That's awesome! lol

    That's awesome! lol
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    HA HA HA.. That's a good one....

    HA HA HA.. That's a good one....
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    That crane you guys used puts the crane I used to...

    That crane you guys used puts the crane I used to install a new 20 ton RTU to shame, and that was a 70 ton crane, but the building size was only 2 1/2 stories. I love watching those cranes at work...
  43. That was one of the funniest acts by him I've...

    That was one of the funniest acts by him I've ever seen.... I was on the ground laughing so hard...lol
  44. Well weather patterns do change and shift every...

    Well weather patterns do change and shift every year, but look around hard enough and the answer is clearly apparent about the issue. And us HVAC guys should understand this better then most people...
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    Dude bro.. Use that son of yours to attract the...

    Dude bro.. Use that son of yours to attract the chics.... I have a 4 yr. old Dalmatian that when I bring to dog parks gets quite a bit of attention directed my way. Try all that but with your...
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    Ha Ha.... Man that had to suck! And once those...

    Ha Ha.... Man that had to suck! And once those get going, they don't stop!..lol I bet your a lot more aware of where sprinkler heads are located around you at all times when working in/ near the...
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    Locking people up for weed that overfill the jail...

    Locking people up for weed that overfill the jail cells needed for the rapist and violent offenders is pathetic to me.... Who are you gonna fear more, the pot-head or the sex offender?.... And people...
  48. Stories like this make violance in America almost...

    Stories like this make violance in America almost look non- exsitant... I really hope those exteremist get what's coming to them....:mad:
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    Had a phasing condition on an RTU blower motor,...

    Had a phasing condition on an RTU blower motor, no power at the transformer, nothing... Well looks like the blower motor and transformers went bad. Come to find out after replacing the parts that it...
  50. Ha Ha.... This is one of the biggest things to...

    Ha Ha.... This is one of the biggest things to consider... I'm only 22 yrs. old, but I've got aches and pains worse then my 56 year old dad.... Strange I know... Some of my injuries are due to my...
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