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    Magnetic LED Work Light

    OK not about flashlights, already have a LED Lenser flashlight.

    Looking for tried and tested cordless magnetic LED small work light for the short term jobs, preferably rechargeable. Have enough...
  2. Whether you're flat rate or T&M this is where you...

    Whether you're flat rate or T&M this is where you always have customer signature with price upfront before you do the work, no surprises at the end etc...

    If they balk at the quote, then that's...
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    Are you at elevation or a extremely arid climate...

    Are you at elevation or a extremely arid climate or both?
  4. Another reason not to purchase Testo. They are...

    Another reason not to purchase Testo.
    They are not rugged for professional daily use.

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?1745531-Testo-550-digital-gauges (look at post #19)
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    I had a negative experience with Testo gauges. ...

    I had a negative experience with Testo gauges. Bottom line was went through three sets. Two sets were covered under warranty. The 3rd just ended up being a $325.00 loss for me. I suggest against...
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    For cool only split system get up early and turn...

    For cool only split system get up early and turn on cool, most likely the only one to run.
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    Sale? I have items in basket (iconnect etc)...

    Sale? I have items in basket (iconnect etc) waiting to check out, also used hvac-talk code. Should I wait or continue with order?
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    Thank you for the field review. This is the best...

    Thank you for the field review. This is the best assessment VS what the manufacturer will tout.
    This was the case with the Testo digital gauge when they came out. I went through three sets, two of...
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    I do not see a "service" tab on the main page. ...

    I do not see a "service" tab on the main page. Maybe another tab?
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    Anybody using an app for this?

    Anybody using an app for this?
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    This is my understanding of the question as well.

    This is my understanding of the question as well.
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    Tracking app for Android

    Been looking through the net for an Android app or other successful (paperless) method of tracking my service call leads. Been using paper but want to go electronic.

    For example:
    I perform a...
  14. It's all snake oil

    It's all snake oil
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    Based on the posted numbers your actual superheat...

    Based on the posted numbers your actual superheat is 9. The 240 head with saturation of 114 is too high, should be around 98 sat given it's 10 - 12 seer for that ODA temp.
    The suction sat temp is...
  16. Helps you trace in sequence the order of the...

    Helps you trace in sequence the order of the wire. The numbers change at each connection to help you follow it.
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    Install low ambient as discussed above and for...

    Install low ambient as discussed above and for ultimate control an EPR valve will do the trick.
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    Is it stuck in defrost mode...

    Is it stuck in defrost mode...
  19. The the replies indicating get someone to do it...

    The the replies indicating get someone to do it right; Actually he has.

    Most all rheems use the piston with TXV in the residential application for the same effect they use in our commercial...
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    Was this inlet pressure or manifold? What if...

    Was this inlet pressure or manifold?
    What if inlet was low....
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    Ditto on the Fluke 116. I have both this meter...

    Ditto on the Fluke 116. I have both this meter and the higher end Fluke 87V. I use the 116 98% of the time and works great and well priced.
    Other DMM meters I have owned were Amprobe, Meterman,...
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    Taking a stab at it. Could be electrical...

    Taking a stab at it.
    Could be electrical pitting damage caused by intermediate arcing between stationary and rotating components from a failing compressor motor (like on motor bearing pitting)....
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    Is the drain trap installed correctly? Must have...

    Is the drain trap installed correctly? Must have a trap and no 45's, must be 90"s or preformed.
    No vents before the trap either.
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    As to the original clearance problem; a piece of...

    As to the original clearance problem; a piece of sheet metal can make a situation into non combustible surface.

    When you cut the bvent you change the listing and now out of compliance, besides...
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    No

    No
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    This is the way to go. Pressures are good for...

    This is the way to go. Pressures are good for compression ratio and non condensibles but keep moving foward with learning and understanding saturation temps. In short pressures don't tell you much...
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    Could you please provide your information where...

    Could you please provide your information where this is a requirement.
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    Consolidated Fan Curve Chart or specs

    Came across a Consolidated industries Quatro M#MBA140NH5R furnace, 1994 era, looking for spec sheet with fan curve chart.

    This one actually in good shape, aware of the problems they had just need...
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    Only take care of until original warranty from...

    Only take care of until original warranty from first set expires. All I can tell you is my personal experience and others can make their own judgment to purchase, however I suggest against it and to...
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    Wet Bulb is easily taken VS RH then convert to...

    Wet Bulb is easily taken VS RH then convert to WB. WB also for temperature ranges we work in is total heat in the air (not to be confused with enthalpy), since the ac has to remove both latent and...
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    Update: Since this was re-opened I wanted to...

    Update: Since this was re-opened I wanted to further comment on the Testo as the OP.
    The set they sent me was my 3rd. It has since failed (pressure readings) and had lasted only a few months....
  33. ^^^ Ditto I usually use a pieceof cardboard...

    ^^^ Ditto

    I usually use a pieceof cardboard and block off to maintain condensing saturation of 95 to 115*F
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    :bump:

    :bump:
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    Access to TCS Baysys Superlink

    Need help accessing a Baysys controller. Here is what we have.
    A Superlink (QD2020), a SZ2181 Unit controller and SZ1025a VAV controllers hooked to TS2023 stats.

    The last company only left a...
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    Thinking of the 510 due to the smaller size than...

    Thinking of the 510 due to the smaller size than my current Mannix.
    Something to consider on the Dwyer (I have one also) that the metal body takes a long time to stabilize bringing it in from a cold...
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    Jim B. Thanks for the videos!

    Jim B. Thanks for the videos!
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    Good info Jim, almost ready to buy the Testo 320....

    Good info Jim, almost ready to buy the Testo 320. I want to get something new before the season hits hard. My TSI does have a new sensor though. Could keep it for back up. I think the pump is...
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    1. Call your local HVAC professional. 2....

    1. Call your local HVAC professional.
    2. Evaluate current system
    3. Have them perform Manual J
    4. Manual S
    5. Manual D
    6. Quote for the repair.
    7. Expect to pay for items 2,3,4 & 5.
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    230V 1 phase wattmeter

    I have a 120VAC "Kill a watt", but looking for something that can handle 230VAC, such as for condensing units to measure true power and not apparent. Anyone have something they use for this?
  41. Actually, BTU/W_H is EER, not to be confused with...

    Actually, BTU/W_H is EER, not to be confused with SEER. EER is "at that instant" where as SEER is "Seasonal" and not easily computed.
    SEER is defined by AHRI and has a standard (ARI 210/240) and...
  42. The Maximum rated ESP is usually .5 for a cooling...

    The Maximum rated ESP is usually .5 for a cooling ready unit and .2 for heat only.
    Most mobile home units such as Intertherm and Coleman that are approved for that application max out at .3".
    You...
  43. P E Chart

    Use the pressure enthalpy chart to plot out a system with the correct SH and SC, then one withhis method.
  44. Please share this with us. I would like to see...

    Please share this with us. I would like to see your numbers.
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    Acid test kits

    Anything new out there for testing acid on hermetics besides Total Test, Checkmate or those chessy litmus papers?
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    Digital SMAN3 on the way

    I currently have the Testo 550 and was going to get another for back up. Looked at the Digicool AK900 but was ruled out since there is no factory clamp, only some sort of velcro strap that will...
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    I will have to consider your opinion. Can save...

    I will have to consider your opinion. Can save some $$ if I go with the 327.
    It appeared to do more on paper, but if it just graphical I can to ok with just numbers as U taught!
    Just got your...
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    Been looking at thek testo 330 L series. My TSI...

    Been looking at thek testo 330 L series.
    My TSI is getting tired but still works great. the 330 is spendy though.

    Ps: Jim D, found the elevation ASHRAE paper.
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    If this was to ever happen then I would be glad...

    If this was to ever happen then I would be glad to move over to Digi-Cool and imagine the same holds true for others. This whole sensor issue is the weak link on the 900's unfortunately.
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    Inspect your manifold and or burner alignment. ...

    Inspect your manifold and or burner alignment. This problem can occur if it is off, usually the Z axis.
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