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    If the supply house is part of a large chain,...

    If the supply house is part of a large chain, like Gemaire or RE Michel, etc., I would notify the home office of the practice, ask them if this is their corporate policy, and inform them that you...
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    You, sir, are playing with FIRE! People HAVE...

    You, sir, are playing with FIRE! People HAVE been killed!

    I can only pray to GOD that you have no children living in the structure in which you have installed this bomb!

    R-22A is fuel grade...
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    [QUOTE=hammerman2029;18671581]Just out of...

    [QUOTE=hammerman2029;18671581]Just out of curiosity, what do you guys use to clean the threads on service valves where you hook your hoses to? Every once in a while I run into one where I cant get...
  4. Referring to the dictionary definition: :det: ...

    Referring to the dictionary definition: :det:

    Azeotrope: a chemical mixture that is characterized by a constant minimum or maximum boiling point which is lower or higher than that of any of the...
  5. Don't know what, if anything it will add to the...

    Don't know what, if anything it will add to the discussion, but here's an old, although interesting, article from 'The NEWS' some might find informative:
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  6. Thread: Sure is hot . .

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    Sure is hot . .

    A Minneapolis couple decided to go to Florida to thaw out during a particularly icy winter. They planned to stay at the same hotel where they spent their honeymoon 20 years earlier.


    Because of...
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    What do you call a person . . .

    Q: What do you call a person who keeps talking when people are no longer interested?

    A: The service manager.
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    Didn't show in Chrome, Dolphin or tapatalk. ...

    Didn't show in Chrome, Dolphin or tapatalk.

    Yeah, I've had only a couple of run-ins with cottonwood trees. Cattails are hell, too. Duck down once, from nest between house and CU. Pampas grass,...
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    :ditto: Not enough info. Contactor could be...

    :ditto:
    Not enough info. Contactor could be welded by a grounded compressor.
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    The attachment didn't work. May I assume dryer...

    The attachment didn't work. May I assume dryer vent? I prefer bushes neatly trimmed.
  11. Thread: R22 SUPERHEAT

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    If you've got enough money and all the Niagra...

    If you've got enough money and all the Niagra crap, your unit can now post the superheat on YouTube, Facebook and Tweet you! ::DD:
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    You must have read the same article I did! If...

    You must have read the same article I did! If you recall the source, I'd like to read it again.
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    Condenser fan motors failing in a couple of...

    Condenser fan motors failing in a couple of years, fan blades coming loose, leaks . . . I'll have to talk with some of the other guys about their stories.
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    You can pump down the amount that came...

    You can pump down the amount that came pre-charged in the unit, but not all of what you have to add for the length of the lineset.
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    Okay. Seriously now, I've seen that many times...

    Okay. Seriously now, I've seen that many times over decades and although I knew it happened because of the pressure drop, I just never bothered to put it into the plooperfect vernacular in my mind....
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    Because the glass is transparent! :whistle:

    Because the glass is transparent! :whistle:
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    We've had problems with the York/Johnson coils. ...

    We've had problems with the York/Johnson coils. Of course, we've had a lot of problems with the York/Johnson units PERIOD!

    Quality control seems an issue, but micro-channel coils are easier to...
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    The box WILL have a Trane number on it and MAY...

    The box WILL have a Trane number on it and MAY have the manufacturers number on it.

    Special made motors for an A/C brand are scarce. It drives up the end cost of the unit.

    Most just purchase...
  19. Thread: H-10G

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    I've had no problem detecting 22, 407C or 410A...

    I've had no problem detecting 22, 407C or 410A leaks with an H-10G. All you have to do is search in the right place and you will find the leak.

    Someone can have trouble detecting leaks with any...
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    I've done that in the past. I have 4 C&D core...

    I've done that in the past. I have 4 C&D core removers; haven't had a problem for several years. A lot depends on the quality of the core.

    Sometimes the core is installed too tight or the access...
  21. True; but then you have the logistical and...

    True; but then you have the logistical and economic problem of extending natural gas pipelines to every residence for the A/C.

    I don't recall specs for the lithium bromide absorption units, but...
  22. I never said it was a GOOD idea! I simply opined...

    I never said it was a GOOD idea! I simply opined that it was likely the way things will turn out.

    It's remotely possible (but NOT probable) that sanity will return to the halls of legislation and...
  23. I believe it's most likely that we'll be using...

    I believe it's most likely that we'll be using hydrocarbons once legislation bans all liability lawsuits arising from it's use.

    Other than that, maybe that YFO1234 or whatever that they're working...
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    I've had good luck with the ICM408 voltage...

    I've had good luck with the ICM408 voltage monitor. I use it to break the power to the xmer in the condenser (or RTU) so the low voltage loss shuts all the controls down.

    Mostly I've used the...
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    I've worked on 3 phase DELTA in several homes. ...

    I've worked on 3 phase DELTA in several homes.
    First one poofed my H10 on a 'cheater' cord. :oops:
    Also had a moccasin nest under the condenser. WOOF!:eek2:
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