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    Ammonia is the perfect refrigerant. ...

    Ammonia is the perfect refrigerant. Unfortunately, it will probably 20 years until the changeover is complete. The largest holdback, is that ammonia is cheap and readily available. All...
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    2Sac nailed it on the head. Quit touching our...

    2Sac nailed it on the head. Quit touching our equipment you hack.
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    Order a new sight glass. You are already going...

    Order a new sight glass. You are already going through the trouble of getting it to 0 PSI, spend the extra money and do it right. Shortcuts don't help you in this trade.
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    I wouldn't even bother taking that exam. Listen...

    I wouldn't even bother taking that exam. Listen to Chris, each system is different. Knowledge on ammonia comes with time, like everything else in this trade. Don't work on ammonia if you don't...
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    Does the unit have a Low Pressure Control Bypass...

    Does the unit have a Low Pressure Control Bypass Timer?
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    When you get to a system that is operating...

    When you get to a system that is operating sporadically, take your time. Step back, and look at the big picture. Pressure control settings, superheat, subcooling, coil cleanliness, etc. . Review...
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    With the technology today, and for best product...

    With the technology today, and for best product temp control, its a simple solution. Thermostat, solenoid, and defrost clock. Defrosts are totally dependent on climate, but 4 times a day, at 45...
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    Why don't you poke your head inside an air...

    Why don't you poke your head inside an air handler at look at the "distributor tubes" sometime?
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    Big thanks to beenthere for backing me up. Glad...

    Big thanks to beenthere for backing me up. Glad to see somebody on here knows their stuff.
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    When you've been doing this for awhile, you will...

    When you've been doing this for awhile, you will realize that 5 years is nothing. And, we can only hope, that one day, you will realize that after the TX valve, it goes to a distributor, then off to...
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    There is a huge difference between distributor...

    There is a huge difference between distributor tubes and cap tubes. I am just bitter because I work with so many hacks, that have no clue what they are doing. I am not fresh out of school, and am...
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    P.S. - You didn't "reclaim" anything. You may...

    P.S. - You didn't "reclaim" anything. You may have done your best to "recover" it, but you obviously don't work for DuPont, therefore you didn't "reclaim" anything. I would suggest hitting the...
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    Why would you bother doing a changeout, without...

    Why would you bother doing a changeout, without reading all of the manufacturer's literature, and following their instructions? The fact that you say "the capillary tubes after the TXV" scares me to...
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    Haha, I am new to using M099, but already have a...

    Haha, I am new to using M099, but already have a poor opinion on it. Having said that, my employer is not allowing me to follow the manufacturer's guidleines, specifically in regards to oil. If you...
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    R-438A(M099) Experiences

    Just curious with any experiences using R-438A, and the outcome some time down the road from doing a changeover from R-22. I know DuPont strongly suggests POE, or at least a certain percentage of...
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