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    I don't always use a scale to weigh in ref. I...

    I don't always use a scale to weigh in ref. I also know that I have recovered ref from a factory sealed unit and it was no where near what the data plate said factory charge was. I do use my scale...
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    I am a one man shop in NE Texas. I have been...

    I am a one man shop in NE Texas. I have been extremely busy. Did two complete change outs this week and one today along with a compressor change out this evening. Not to mention normal service...
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    Poll: Just go the Refco DIGIMON 3 last week. Local...

    Just go the Refco DIGIMON 3 last week. Local supply house knows I am a tool hound so they sold them to me at cost to check out. The temp clamp broke the very first unit I hooked up to. I don't...
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    I have used the MARS H10PM with very good...

    I have used the MARS H10PM with very good success. It is a little pricey at around $400 if my memory serves me. It has a chargeable battery. It is very accurate.

    Features and Benefits:

    ...
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    Nitrogen Purge

    Moving to tips and tricks sorry
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    York, Trane, Lennox,........ceiling fan and then...

    York, Trane, Lennox,........ceiling fan and then Rheem/RUUD. I don't install them but I work on an awful lot of them(Rheem/RUDD that is)
  7. Ducane offers 13-18 seer condenser units. They...

    Ducane offers 13-18 seer condenser units. They offer up to a 95% 2-stage variable speed gas furance. They are solid basic units that have no more issues than any other units. Local supply house...
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    Three things: The one on the right is still on,...

    Three things: The one on the right is still on, the one in the middle is, well what it is, and the one on the left is locked.
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    That's funny cause what I noticed first is the...

    That's funny cause what I noticed first is the sign on the door saying IN and the one below it that says DO NOT ENTER.
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    You could have put a juntion box with a couple...

    You could have put a juntion box with a couple feet of conduit with a new disconnect attached. Otherwise very clean install.
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    MEMBERSHIP

    MEMBERSHIP
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    Pro. Memebership

    Does anyone know how long it takes to get signed up as a pro on this site. I have all my post and sent in my application on the 1st.
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    Its were all the people from Kansas wish they...

    Its were all the people from Kansas wish they lived:):D
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    about 50-60 miles east of dallas near I-30

    about 50-60 miles east of dallas near I-30
  15. Thread: Twinning

    by texas2golfer
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    thanks for the info. I found the form and have...

    thanks for the info. I found the form and have emailed it to you guys. How long does it take to get approved?? Thanks for all your help.
  16. Thread: Twinning

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    When I click on register I get this message ...

    When I click on register I get this message

    This user has not registered and therefore does not have a profile to view.
  17. Thread: Twinning

    by texas2golfer
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    Twinning

    I need to twin 2 5-ton Ducane MPGA100 Furnaces. These units don't need a twinning kit and the instruction manual has no instructions on how to twin. There is however a terminal marked twin on the...
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    Don't worry about responding have signed up for a...

    Don't worry about responding have signed up for a pro account and will be posting there when approved. Don't want anyone to think I am a DIY..Thanks all.
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    Heck I'm still mowing the yard!!!!

    Heck I'm still mowing the yard!!!!
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    Twinning Ducane Furnace

    I need to know if you need a twinning kit for connecting two Ducane MPGA series 5-ton gas furnaces. There is no info in the service manual that came with the system. There is however one terminal...
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    Last week I went to six properties that the...

    Last week I went to six properties that the condensers had been stolen. All of these were spread over town. One was a house and when I got there all the parts were laid out like they were on the...
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    I know of a ref company in Greenville, just East...

    I know of a ref company in Greenville, just East of Dallas. Maybe this is too far. Horton Refrigeration. Don't have the number but its listed. I know they do a lot of work in Dallas and have been...
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    Didn't realize there is a Trane plant nearby. ...

    Didn't realize there is a Trane plant nearby. Only a 1 1/2 hr drive. Thanks
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    Rheem/Rudd

    I am a new HVAC company in Texas. I have contacted several companies about using there products ie: Trane, Carrier, Lennox. I have worked on a few Rheem/ Rudd systems and really like them. But, I...
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    just install a ceiling fan. flip the little...

    just install a ceiling fan. flip the little black switch down for the summer and up for winter, that should do the trick. I hear there is a site called DR-Talk. I'm headed there to find out how to...
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    I was speaking in general and wasn't directing...

    I was speaking in general and wasn't directing anything towards you. In general when my techs and I refer to the liquid line we are refering to the high pressure line in general, mainly because we...
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    Exactly! The king valve was not opening all the...

    Exactly! The king valve was not opening all the way and was causing a major restriction. I think everyone who reads this post is making it way to complicated. I typically call the line coming from...
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    This is all very interesting but I have one...

    This is all very interesting but I have one question? Why does Twilli talk about himself in the third person. Twilli could post a lot more if he would use I instead of Twilli thinks this and Twilli...
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    Well I called it a dryer/filter, the...

    Well I called it a dryer/filter, the supplier/manufacturer called it a muffler. It is located between the condenser and the service valve. Its about 8-10 in long and about 1 1/2 in in diam. But,...
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    I am calling the discharge line the line that...

    I am calling the discharge line the line that runs from the compressor to the condenser coil, through a muffler, through a service valve, through a liquid line dryer and to the evaporator coil. And...
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    Actually it is possible for the discharge line to...

    Actually it is possible for the discharge line to freeze. And you are right, the thing that can make it freeze is a big restriction. A big restriction like the service valve. I guess you missed my...
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    If you are from Sherman you don't qualify, you...

    If you are from Sherman you don't qualify, you have to at least be from Denison.LOL Go to the home page. www.hvac-talk.com, go down to Pro Forum, at the end of the description their is a link to the...
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    Yes I have a scale. The problem was that when I...

    Yes I have a scale. The problem was that when I was there the other day the temp. was so low outside that my pressure in my tank was too low to take into the unit. I could only get my coil temp up...
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    no its not a heat pum

    no its not a heat pump
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    I have three points to this story. One we all...

    I have three points to this story. One we all make mistakes (me included). Second, this tech has always drilled into my head, don't be a parts changer, diagnose the problem then fix it. Third, he...
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    System is working properly now. I just like to...

    System is working properly now. I just like to have a good warm day to let the system run with a good load on it.
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    You'll like this one

    I am a one man operation. I do mainly service and repair work. One of my customers called Mon. with no heat. I was out of town. So I call this technician that I have used before in a bind. This...
  38. Wow!!!

    Wow!!!
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    Ok, here is the update. Finally some progress. ...

    Ok, here is the update. Finally some progress. Replaced the service valve and that stopped the freezing back on the discharge line. Today, it was warm enough to take a charge. Was able to get the...
  40. I used to think that until I tried going to the...

    I used to think that until I tried going to the boss for a raise and he fired me. I couldn't write myself a check if it wasn't for the real boss, the customer. I understand where everyone is coming...
  41. I do a lot of work for a property management...

    I do a lot of work for a property management company that owns more than 500 residential properties. They will not allow me to change a compressor out they would rather replace the whole condenser. ...
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    Changed out valve this afternoon. That seems to...

    Changed out valve this afternoon. That seems to be the problem. Only problem is that the house is vacant and when I got there today it was 56 degrees inside the house and 69 degrees outside. I'll...
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    i 'll pick up a new valve and try that. See what...

    i 'll pick up a new valve and try that. See what happens. Let you know tomorrow thanks for your help. I have just opened my own company in town, and no one around here will help with any questions. ...
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    HOW ABOUT THOSE PACKERS!!!!! I hate to have a...

    HOW ABOUT THOSE PACKERS!!!!!
    I hate to have a problem I can't figure out. It makes me question the things I know as fact.
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    The unit I installed has a piston with it. I...

    The unit I installed has a piston with it. I replaced the factory installed piston before I charge unit the first time. In fact I think it was the same size as the original installed one. But, I...
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    that is what is bothering me. what would cause a...

    that is what is bothering me. what would cause a restriction there. I have never opened a muffler up but isn't it just an expanded piece of tubing. The muffler is only a few inches away from the...
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    I know where you are coming from about checking...

    I know where you are coming from about checking the line temp. I know that where there is restriction it will act like an metering device and cause it to freeze from there.
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    Sorry I mis"typed" muffler not accumulator. Not...

    Sorry I mis"typed" muffler not accumulator. Not many accumulators on the discharge line.
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    the reason i suspect the service valve is I am...

    the reason i suspect the service valve is I am worried that my helper go the service valve to hot welding in the line sets.
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    it starts freezing up at the accumulator

    it starts freezing up at the accumulator
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