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    Weird. I wrote a reply and the board ate it! ...

    Weird. I wrote a reply and the board ate it!

    Anyway my grandmother never spoke of it to me, but I know that she sustained trauma to her legs and almost had one of them amputated at the knee. I can...
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    Why did I just think of that line from idiocracy....

    Why did I just think of that line from idiocracy.

    "Water? You mean like that stuff out of the toilet?"
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    My grandmother and her sister were both in the...

    My grandmother and her sister were both in the New London school explosion. They survived, but it definitely left its mark physically and psychologically.
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    Actually had a Trane technician "scold" me for...

    Actually had a Trane technician "scold" me for changing the admin password on Tracer Summit as the only ones who use it are "our technicians". I kindly informed him that any access to the system...
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    I worked with Tracer Summit extensively, and the...

    I worked with Tracer Summit extensively, and the only training that I got was from the darn help file! Luckily my other passion is programming ( JAVA ) so it was enough for me to program our BCUs and...
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    I worked for a company who had a few of these...

    I worked for a company who had a few of these machines, and the number one failure was the turn knobs on the front. It was always pretty obvious when they snapped though.
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    Thanks guys. My boss also said Russell was the...

    Thanks guys. My boss also said Russell was the man to contact on this. So I have. :yes:
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    Fieldpiece SDP2 Probe

    I need to obtain a replacement probe for the SDP2 as a pin in the mini din connector broke off while trying to load it for usage, but cannot seem to find one on-line. :censored:

    Fieldpiece is...
  9. I actually mentioned that in the second post, but...

    I actually mentioned that in the second post, but it is still the pressure and not the heat. The heat is causing the pressure change.
  10. If you add heat to water at sea level it will...

    If you add heat to water at sea level it will boil at 212 degrees farenheit.

    Adding heat will not increase the boiling point of the water.

    Now if you change elevations the boiling point will...
  11. Pressure. Applying heat doesn't change the...

    Pressure. Applying heat doesn't change the boiling point... unless that heat is increasing the pressure I guess, but still it would be the pressure and not the heat.
  12. Thread: compressor

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    "... but but I put the wires back just like they...

    "... but but I put the wires back just like they came off!" :LOL:
  13. Thread: NO!

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    There are idiots in every field that make...

    There are idiots in every field that make everyone else in that field look bad. Why I try to stay away from the generalizations. :cheers:
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    Uhhh... of course not. :whistle:

    Uhhh... of course not. :whistle:
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    People like this often confuse constructive...

    People like this often confuse constructive critiscism with a personal sleight. Their egos are very fragile, and they can be difficult to work with speaking from personal experience.
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    I understand. The question is has the space...

    I understand. The question is has the space around it always been really warm, or did that just start happening recently? Possibly the unit conditioning the space has been able to keep up to this...
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    What I am getting at is if it has been there for...

    What I am getting at is if it has been there for a few years, and the problem just occurred then it probably has something to do with the unit conditioning the space they are in.
  18. I think we will need a bit more information...

    I think we will need a bit more information before speculating on the problem.

    "The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes." :det:
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    How long has the walk in cooler been there, and...

    How long has the walk in cooler been there, and have they had this issue before or did it just pop up recently?
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    CSST... needs more CSST!!!!

    CSST... needs more CSST!!!!
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    Good choice! I wonder if Grainger would offer to...

    Good choice! I wonder if Grainger would offer to match an online price rather than return it though? I highly doubt it unless you are a bulk buyer, but worth a shot in lieu of returning it.
  22. Thread: Meters

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    Fieldpiece SC56 is absolutely the bees knees, but...

    Fieldpiece SC56 is absolutely the bees knees, but I rarely see anything above 480v that I would put a meter on.
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    Salesman ... *shudder* The same guys who bid a...

    Salesman ... *shudder*

    The same guys who bid a PM contract and have no clue what cleaning the equipment entails.

    "Oh it has a three layered coil? Don't bother splitting it just hit from the...
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    It is an awesome leak detector for sure. I was...

    It is an awesome leak detector for sure. I was using an old Inficon Tek-Mate at one site and was having some issues pinpointing a leak, and the guy I worked with pulled this beauty out. Found it...
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    Speaking as someone who has been hosed (...

    Speaking as someone who has been hosed ( ironically on Yellow Jacket hoses ) by Grainger I would listen to these guys and get your money back while you still can.
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    I too have been in this situation, but I used my...

    I too have been in this situation, but I used my G5 Twin to pull as much as possible and slapped a filter drier in for good measure. This whole situation would have me sweating bullets if I were the...
  27. Is this Goodmans answer to green technology?

    Is this Goodmans answer to green technology?
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    Looks like the port is low enough you could still...

    Looks like the port is low enough you could still attach, but then again my depth perception is thrown off because of the angle.
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    Well they told him it was a P trap, and putting...

    Well they told him it was a P trap, and putting it in like that did more closely resemble a P.
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    Guessing if you didn't have some 90 connectors on...

    Guessing if you didn't have some 90 connectors on your gauges it would be pretty difficult to connect here.
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    I would personally just go with a Fluke or...

    I would personally just go with a Fluke or Fieldpiece and chalk that up to a loss. Sounds like an issue with their algorithm, or it just isn't sensitive enough.
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    Well I for one have never made an insanely...

    Well I for one have never made an insanely embarrasing and stupid mistake. :whistle:
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    Liquid Level Oddness

    Got a call today about a liquid level alarm on the receiver, and when I arrived it was really low sitting at about .5%. Checked the graph on the LL and it was fluctuating between .5% and 1% since...
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    Yah

    I worked as a maintenance guy in apt. complexes right after I got out of school, and I can vouch for this being pretty standard. I remember in one the maintenance supervisor asked me "hey uh you went...
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    I had one just like this the other day except...

    I had one just like this the other day except they were pckg units on the roof. Solid sheet of crap on every one of them, and I wondered how on earth they managed to get any air.
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    WoW

    I thought this was a joke, but then did a search and actually came up with copper glue.

    Thats terrible.... lol. :gah:
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    That's a new one to me, and it would be one...

    That's a new one to me, and it would be one heckuva sight.
  38. Yes

    I had to do quite a few very old package units at my last job, and pulling the charge and weighing back in really is the best way. Just don't be like my dumb self... I found a massive leak on the...
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    Heh

    This was back in Jan. of '07 so I do not remember much about it, but I do remember that the problem with him was that "YOUR TAKING TO F***KING LONG!".

    It was crazy.

    I have since moved on and...
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    Ugh

    Well I still have had no luck at tracing down the problem since the equipment in question is not accessible without an escort, but I already fixed it the best way I know how at this time.

    I wrote...
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    Yah

    I found some information out today on the eth link and I am working with the others on trying to figure out what is talking to the BCU.

    All I know for sure is that it's nothing on my end, and it...
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    Yes

    I should have been more clear on my reply.

    Yes I think it is another device that is attached to the BCU through the ethernet cable running from the wall. I have no access to said ethernet and...
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    well

    That's actually why I am writing this.

    I think its someone from the site trying to control the system, but I have to make sure it's not something I am doing before I point the finger of doom....
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    Yah

    We only have two users set up on the system and one has only read privileges.

    It shows up as Custom Programming ( lvl 16 ) and the user shows up as Incoming Request Server.

    EDIT: I'm the only...
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    Tracer Summit v17

    I am having an issue with some of our BCU's and thought someone might enlighten me as to what they think this could be.

    The problem is that last week I came in and three or four of my BCU's had a...
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    Update

    Ok I know my post was confusing, but that was due to the fact that I was rather confused myself. hehe.

    This was the first walk in freezer I have had an electrical problem with so this was pretty...
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    Well

    Across the plug I am getting 178v which is 30v below where it should be.

    My problem is the one leg off the two legs inside. The one is 120v but the other is 90v which is a perfect 30v drop.
    ...
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    Walk in Freezer Fan Stumper

    Got a walk in freezer with a fan not functioning.

    The fan is 208/240 1/20th HP and when I test the line dropping down into the evaporator it is 178v for both legs and 120v / 90v when I test them...
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    Oh hey

    Still got your info =)
  50. Thread: hospitals

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    Argh

    :mad:

    Trust me when I say that it is not the maintenance guys decision whether or not to do the work, and if it was you would not be on this board running your mouth.

    I hate it when they call...
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