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    Do Field Piece meters take any sort of special...

    Do Field Piece meters take any sort of special battery?

    It calls for a 9v NEDA 1604 type battery. Will a regular 9v battery work fine?

    I got the Battery light signal and I have to change the...
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    Udarell I asked a while back on that same...

    Udarell I asked a while back on that same subject.

    The problem was an overcharged system and a thermostat calling for a cool of 68 at night.

    My tech friend told me that the ambient air...
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    A- 10" run is consuming approx. 350CFMs. B- 10"...

    A- 10" run is consuming approx. 350CFMs.
    B- 10" run is consuming approx. 350CFMs.
    B- 10" run is consuming approx. 350CFMs.
    C- 6" run is consuming approx. 100CFMs.
    D- 8" run is consuming approx....
  4. One of my ex coworkers used the Rigid 18v Hammer...

    One of my ex coworkers used the Rigid 18v Hammer drill. Its sturdy and fast. I would say its just about as good as Dewalt, but it is no Dewalt.
    I buy only Dewalt. If I would buy any other drill it...
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    hey jason, not everyone on this site is a jerk. ...

    hey jason, not everyone on this site is a jerk.

    Can you tell us the duct runs off of the supply side. Along with the R/A.
    Most 3 ton systems are rated at 400CFM per ton. 1200CFMs in a 3 ton...
  6. Petec, if your 3 ton worked fine then a 3.5 will...

    Petec, if your 3 ton worked fine then a 3.5 will offer the same.
    I always oversize my systems by half a ton. Its worked for me, and I assure myself that the homeowner cannot complain of lack of...
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    My only question is how did you take off the gas...

    My only question is how did you take off the gas meter. Here we can not take it off. PGE won't let us remove those.
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    Its fine how you have it. As far as appearance,...

    Its fine how you have it. As far as appearance, like mentioned above you could have used a longer piece of conductor pipe and made the angle farther back.
    Either way, the pipe looks to fit into each...
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    I would hire an asbestos abatement company. You...

    I would hire an asbestos abatement company. You do not want that stuff around your family. If disturbed, even by accident the asbestos fibers can remain in the air for hours or days.
    You don't want...
  10. I asked this question not to long ago. I want to...

    I asked this question not to long ago. I want to know more about servicing a FAU, but I can't go through school now.
    The best book that almost everyone recommended was "Air Conditioning and...
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    The termination for the dryer vent should be have...

    The termination for the dryer vent should be have a flapper door.
    Here is an Example
    http://ace.imageg.net/graphics/product_images/p952956reg.jpg

    Notice that it has a wire mesh grille, that...
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    The ductwrap will pass. Dryer Vents and Branch...

    The ductwrap will pass. Dryer Vents and Branch Wyes are insulated without a vapor barrier. Low humidity here in California.

    I've never hung a furnace on a job, I'm sure it will hold but If you can...
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    I have been looking to buy a multimeter for a...

    I have been looking to buy a multimeter for a while now, but I'm trying to get married so I'm on a tight budget.

    I've narrowed it down to one multimeter.

    The Fieldpiece LT17
    ...
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    40-60$ is kind of generous for any appliance....

    40-60$ is kind of generous for any appliance. I've heard to expect 8% to 9% savings per SEER point above 10.(standard)
    But I haven't seen any technical data about this. What is the average savings...
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    I've set 5 roof top package units in the last 2...

    I've set 5 roof top package units in the last 2 months. You do not need a roofer, a Wonderbar will pull back the shingles without ripping them. If some of the shingles rip on the edges he can replace...
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    What kind of fluke are you using, Im trying to...

    What kind of fluke are you using, Im trying to find a fluke that won't empty my pocket completely.

    Is it Fluke 16?
  17. Not heat water, haha. I was using water as an...

    Not heat water, haha. I was using water as an example.
    I was just wondering if reducing the tempature in the liquid line from 125F all the way to say 80F would make a difference when the...
  18. I was reading up on how the liquid line contains...

    I was reading up on how the liquid line contains refrigerant as a high pressure high tempature liquid. R-22 at 278 psig will condense at 125F. So if the liquid line leaving the condensing unit is...
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    a transformer costs around $7.00 dollars + tax....

    a transformer costs around $7.00 dollars + tax.
    Boy I would hate to have known that after making 3 service calls for a stupid transformer.
    Are you using any zoning?

    On the current job I am on,...
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    Janet he is right, I learned that the contactor...

    Janet he is right, I learned that the contactor is pulled down by a 24 volt A/C wire and makes a clicking noise.
    It could be a tripped breaker, last unit I saw that happened to I called my tech...
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    I know I probably shouldn't be asking this kind...

    I know I probably shouldn't be asking this kind of question, but I don't want to know everyone's wages.
    Just an approximation of what an entry level to 2 year experienced service technician would...
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    Cool links, hehe. Thanks for the info. I just...

    Cool links, hehe.

    Thanks for the info. I just wanted to make sure that the condenser really removed the heat from the refrigerant thus making it into a liquid again.

    Its like an Evap Coil in...
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    Mary Ann maybe your breaker tripped and he just...

    Mary Ann maybe your breaker tripped and he just reset the damn thing. If he was there for just 15 minutes.

    Was your thermostat not working before this? Did you fiddle with your thermostat and mess...
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    You said slow leak! You bastard you let it out....

    You said slow leak! You bastard you let it out. And your grateful, pokerface your a funny guy.

    Just kidding. Get some R-22 and do the 10 second rule.

    1...2...3.. 10!

    Works everytime I have...
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    pokerface, your going to get in trouble. The...

    pokerface, your going to get in trouble. The copper lines have nothing to do with heating at all. I can't charge systems because lack of knowledge and certification. You need to get an accurate...
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