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    Is it possible / advisable to flush from the AH...

    Is it possible / advisable to flush from the AH thru the suction line and thru the reversing valve while the compressor is removed? Would RX11 or System Flush damage the RV?
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    Accu-Charge Scale

    Mastercool makes the Accu-Charge II model 98210-A. Has anyone made the programed charging work? It is supposed to alarm as it gets close to measuring what is entered into it as the target charge. ...
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    Digital meters have a front end based on field...

    Digital meters have a front end based on field effect transistors that effectivly cause the leads to not load down the circuit. Analog meters don't traditionally have these FET front ends, and will...
  4. condensing unit identification and information

    I inspected a condensing unit and I thought it was a
    Copeland product. Does Copeland make condensing units or just the compressor? The model was F3AD-A501-CRV-010. Can anyone tell me where I can...
  5. Thread: animal help

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    The whole face of the rock where it all happened...

    The whole face of the rock where it all happened is now beat into pieces of gravel. Sorry, but there really isn't much left to see.

    We did take pictures of the puppies yesterday, I'll post...
  6. Thread: animal help

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    Happy puppy story!

    Thanks to everyone who provided ideas!

    We have a happy puppy again. We used sledge hammers instead of the air hammer.
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    Thank you for your inputs for saving the puppy. ...

    Thank you for your inputs for saving the puppy. It's hard to describe a rock online. It's the solid rock that is the mountain. A crevace is in the rock, and a hole in the crevace is where the...
  8. Thread: animal help

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    Two big men couldn't get it out. We have been...

    Two big men couldn't get it out. We have been using petroleum jelly. I would love to save the puppy, but we have made no headway in I estimate 5 hours of trying.
  9. Thread: animal help

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    A puppy has his head stuck in a crevice of a...

    A puppy has his head stuck in a crevice of a limstone rock. It is suffering. I have tried to chisel a larger opening, but the rock is to solid and about 8 inches thick. I can reach his tail area...
  10. Thread: animal help

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    animal help

    Is there anyone on the forum tonight that has vetenary skills? Where I live there is no emergency center available. I need help with a puppy that is in misery.
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    I have purchased alot this year, mostly on line. ...

    I have purchased alot this year, mostly on line. I found no single online store to be cheaper on everything, you have to shop, and sometimes the brick&mortor is cheaper after shipping and handling....
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    Just bought the thwd-2. Has anyone noticed if...

    Just bought the thwd-2. Has anyone noticed if they can change from rh to wb on a memorized reading? According to the instructions it should, but I haven't been able to make it happen.

    I thing...
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    I've only used the Yellow Jacket SuperEvacIII and...

    I've only used the Yellow Jacket SuperEvacIII and it worked flawlessly.

    After following several threads here it was aparent that nobody upgrades to something better after they use the 60975,...
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    thanks for the replies. It was just one...

    thanks for the replies.

    It was just one display, but I only had one device left outside. I also have five kids, so anything getting damaged by "not me" is not unheard of.
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    Last year I left some equipment in the van that...

    Last year I left some equipment in the van that had liquid crystal displays. The next morning one display was cracked, but I don't know if it was caused by the cold or maybe soemthing rolled over on...
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    Hey, I liked what I saw in the picture and bought...

    Hey, I liked what I saw in the picture and bought a very similar product, but after making two very good 90, it has progressivly started kinking on the inside of the bends. Am I doing something...
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    I just purchased an ACD-14 TRMS meter. It is...

    I just purchased an ACD-14 TRMS meter. It is well spoken on HVAC-Talk. I think it is better suited to techs with young eyes. The display is small and some of the symbols are imposible for me to...
  18. Thread: humidistat

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    How effective is using the humidistat terminal on...

    How effective is using the humidistat terminal on a Goodman variable speed AH? Will it work with a Lux "everything" thermostat? Thanks!
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    [IMG]http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/276/picture0...

    [IMG]http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/276/picture089aq3.th.jpg http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/3871/picture088re0.th.jpg http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/859/picture087vy2.th.jpg...
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    How would I demonstrate 25K of damages?

    How would I demonstrate 25K of damages?
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    true southern gentleman

    There's a wrecked truck parked on the grass in the front yard. I have achieved one-ness with my southern heritage.
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    drum roll please

    I spoke with the adjuster today.

    NADA for the truck in average condition is about 2500. Insurance offered me 2700 plus the towing bill plus the storage bill plus 500 for not giving them grief...
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    Do we get anything for the engine thats only got...

    Do we get anything for the engine thats only got 30,000 on it and the transmission that went in about last December? I know they'll have to consider the new battery that's a week old and splattered...
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    I'm sure they will want to total it, it's an 86...

    I'm sure they will want to total it, it's an 86 model. However, the $2000 or so they would give me for it will buy me nothing, and I am absoluly not going into debt for something that loses value...
  25. Thread: 80%

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    I know I read a chain here about filling recovery...

    I know I read a chain here about filling recovery tanks only 80% full. The discussion went on about the 80% rule being based on the weight of water in a tank and that refrigerent has a different...
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    It was a Toyota pickup. Certainly not the best...

    It was a Toyota pickup. Certainly not the best thing for service work, but it's what I had. I'm just starting out, HVVAC is just a side line for me till I retire, so I spend my money on tools and...
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    Of all the people to turn in fron of me, the...

    Of all the people to turn in fron of me, the county road commisioner totaled my truck this morning. This was not part of my business plan. The adjuster for the county wants to put me in a Dodge...
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    Good Point. I'm in Van Buren County in...

    Good Point.

    I'm in Van Buren County in Tennessee.

    Thanks!
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    What do you look for when searching for a sheet...

    What do you look for when searching for a sheet metal worker? I am interested in partnering with someone to do new and system changeout a/c work. How do you contact these guys? I'm sure that if...
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    When I came to pick up my wife for our first...

    When I came to pick up my wife for our first date, her father asked me to help him with something out in the barn while I waited for my date. We went out there and here was this calf, just a few...
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    I just read a bryant Application Guide and...

    I just read a bryant Application Guide and Service Manual printed in 2000. I think I learned more in 52 pages than I have from some 500 page HVAC/R text books. I would love to see these from other...
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    This weekend I completed my first HVAC lab. I...

    This weekend I completed my first HVAC lab. I recovered the R12 out of my truck, recorded the ambient temperature surrounding the recovery tank and the internal pressure, and put it back in the...
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    beware of spy-bot, it might install things on...

    beware of spy-bot, it might install things on your computer you don't want there. use ad-aware se.
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    How often you need to defrag depends on how often...

    How often you need to defrag depends on how often you delete files. The more you delete and save, the more often you need to defrag. If your running XP then the defrag utility will tell you how...
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    I've pulled many driveshafts, rebuilt...

    I've pulled many driveshafts, rebuilt transmissions and engines. I have screwed up a few things befor, but how do you cause major damage just removing the drive shaft? Something isn't right.
    Was...
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    I have noticed that I can buy training manuals...

    I have noticed that I can buy training manuals from the carrier web site. Has anyone used these and are they current?

    Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
  37. Thread: recovery tank

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    I have brought home a new (I took the cardboard...

    I have brought home a new (I took the cardboard off it myself) recovery tank. I expected it to maybe have a vacuum on it, so it would be ready to use. Instead, it has a presurized gas in it. Don't...
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    I'm just starting out, so I can't aford to buy...

    I'm just starting out, so I can't aford to buy everything new. My Yellow Jacket R60a is used and may not come with the instructions, parts manuals, etc. that are included with a new unit.

    ...
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    Does anyone have a pdf of the documentation or...

    Does anyone have a pdf of the documentation or know where I might get it for a Yellow Jacket R 60a recovery unit? Thanks in advance
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    In a newb's opinion, I vote Norm Christopherson.

    In a newb's opinion, I vote Norm Christopherson.
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    Would you weant a Yellow Jacket 70a or a CPS700...

    Would you weant a Yellow Jacket 70a or a CPS700 or something else if you were buying?
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    Thank you for your replies and your honesty. ...

    Thank you for your replies and your honesty.

    So I will pursue NATE certifications next.

    I have been buying equipment, Yellowjacket manifiolds and 6.0 vaccume pump, and other small odds and...
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    I have a good day job, but I'm enjoying studying...

    I have a good day job, but I'm enjoying studying HVAC and passing the 609 & 608. I have had good luck designing and building my own HVAC controls and MINOR repairs to our AC system.
    When I retire I...
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