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    Your right. The one from the supply house...

    Your right.


    The one from the supply house comes in a plain box while the one at Wally World is shrink wrapped in that plastic stuff that is nearly impossible to open without cutting yourself.
  2. Better watch out. Someone might take this info...

    Better watch out.

    Someone might take this info and write an article. And thats not allowed!! :gah:
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    Have the source of the voltage to the motor...

    Have the source of the voltage to the motor checked as well.


    208V motor requires two hot legs of 120V each. If the relay/contactor/board is only disconnecting one leg of the 208V, then your...
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    I eat whatever I can get free. As long as its...

    I eat whatever I can get free. As long as its not on my "Do not Consume" list....its all good. And its all free.....which makes it even better
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    I don't see the major issue. I would do it when...

    I don't see the major issue. I would do it when I get the invoice signed.

    Tech: "All I need is your signature on this line by the X and if you don't mind, please write your email address below...
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    Some wire the float switch to the outdoor unit....

    Some wire the float switch to the outdoor unit. :whistle:
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    Same thing with large corporate fast food chains....

    Same thing with large corporate fast food chains. They buy all equipment (HVAC, Refrigeration, Food) thru a national supplier and have a contractor do installation only. And then they argue and...
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    I don't even answer the phone for that!!...

    I don't even answer the phone for that!! :censored:
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    I didn't get to go to Qatar. We were supposed to...

    I didn't get to go to Qatar. We were supposed to have 2 week R&R there between tours in Iraq, but had to cancel it due to the fact that most of the replacements were in and didn't have the time in...
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    It counts more than all the other excuses do. ...

    It counts more than all the other excuses do. :bump:


    I worked in Iraq for a tour or two. And worked in Kuwait for a week or so.

    Got drunk in Spain and Ireland....so that's gotta count for...
  11. Thread: no DIY

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    You can still answer questions and give your...

    You can still answer questions and give your opinion without giving DIY instructions.


    DIY is frowned upon. But the fact is that it still happens. Sometimes, the best thing you can do is give a...
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    Ditto. Forget the rest. You won't find a...

    Ditto.


    Forget the rest. You won't find a contractor in the world that will warranty a coil they did not provide. So your rolling the dice.



    You may save a few bucks up front.....if your...
  13. Why? Cause someone wants information? Its...

    Why? Cause someone wants information?


    Its not worth it. Really.

    I know what I have paid and spent on education, tools, re-education, continuing education, etc.etc...
    I know what my time...
  14. You got it. A TXV is more efficient than a...

    You got it.

    A TXV is more efficient than a fixed metering device. But you already stated you don't care about efficiency. So, a simpler explanation can be submitted as you have obviously done...
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    Come on over to the wonderful world of Commercial...

    Come on over to the wonderful world of Commercial Refrigeration.


    Slow season like now is usually about 40-50 hrs a week.


    Mid season where the weather is more constant b/t hot/cool season is...
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    Call your local HVAC man. Not a DIY site, no...

    Call your local HVAC man. Not a DIY site, no matter your country of origin.
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    Congrats on the new addition. Get the kid...

    Congrats on the new addition.



    Get the kid a Flacco jersey. The last thing this world needs is another damn pissy Squeelers fan.
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    You need to get professional status more than...

    You need to get professional status more than anything.


    First post and your jumping right in? Tell us about yourself. Tell us about the problem and be a little more technical and descriptive. ...
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    I have a Fluke 179. What you chose to...

    I have a Fluke 179.


    What you chose to purchase is up to you. All accessories for all meters can get pricey. And every tech out there has their own preferences on what meters they use....even...
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    Sounds like you bought something off fleabay. ...

    Sounds like you bought something off fleabay.


    What you have purchased is a welding set-up that is used with those really really large tanks that are toted around on dolly's. The tanks are like...
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    Alright, thats it. Enough if enough. You...

    Alright, thats it. Enough if enough.



    You idiots are enjoying this way too much. :grin2:
  22. Thread: ICE22???

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    7 lbs is a good bit for a resi system. Either...

    7 lbs is a good bit for a resi system. Either you have a dinosaur or a very large system to hold that much.

    If you look at the data plate on the unit, it should tell you factory charge. Then you...
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    I don't know how they got my number but they used...

    I don't know how they got my number but they used to call me all the time. Bug the crap outta me too.


    They kept saying "we got a lot of work in your area, are you still busy?"

    I told them...
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    I'd blow it up and tell everyone and anyone who...

    I'd blow it up and tell everyone and anyone who would listen.


    Your being loyal to the industry and to yourself. For that, no one can blame you or say your doing wrong. Contractors and crooks...
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    :putergreet: :gah: :whistle:

    :putergreet:



    :gah:



    :whistle:
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    I refuse to waste my money on a Veto.

    I refuse to waste my money on a Veto.
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    Easy in, Easy out. Cash leaves no paper trail...

    Easy in, Easy out.

    Cash leaves no paper trail to be followed.


    Now if your talking credit cards, then theres even more reason. The CC company charges the recipient of the transaction a fee...
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    They just open a few windows and let the draft do...

    They just open a few windows and let the draft do the rest. :grin2:
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    Sell the Diesel.... Its only what, like 6...

    Sell the Diesel....

    Its only what, like 6 bucks a gallon by now. Sell that **** at 65% cost, pocket the money and you'll have AC by the end of the week.
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    yeah a room.... as in a classroom.

    yeah a room....





    as in a classroom.
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    Very seldom in this field is there just one...

    Very seldom in this field is there just one answer. You must always be thinking outside the box and have several scenarios playing in your head at once. And more often than not, the combination of...
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    So is 2

    So is 2
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    3,5,6 are all incorrect at first glance.

    3,5,6 are all incorrect at first glance.
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    Either your behind the curve on this subject or...

    Either your behind the curve on this subject or new to the industry.


    10 yr P/L warranties have been around for the better part of a decade now.....if not longer. At first, it was on higher end...
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    I had one. It didn't work for me. I found...

    I had one. It didn't work for me. I found myself chain smoking back and forth between the electronic and the real deal.

    And I had to replace the cartridges almost on a daily basis. For me it...
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    I'm gonna take a shot in the dark here and say...

    I'm gonna take a shot in the dark here and say that your system is set up so that the furnace controller controls the fan in heat mode and the thermostat controls the fan in cooling mode.


    Some...
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    ummm..... I think the "lady" he was...

    ummm.....


    I think the "lady" he was referring to was really a chick with a d:whistle:



    you would have made it even worse than he did :putergreet:
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    Did you get Big Bens autograph while you was...

    Did you get Big Bens autograph while you was there?? :whistle:

    :angel:
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    Strip joints, Mexican restaurants, Chinese...

    Strip joints, Mexican restaurants, Chinese restaurants, Fast food Corporations, and sports bars.....

    are ALL slow pay, no pay customers. Part of the beast of business in our world. :gah:
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    I would say the most interesting one I have...

    I would say the most interesting one I have gotten so far was a clock tower.


    In Charlotte, there is a clock tower on an all girls college campus. Some engineer decided to double the clock tower...
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    Negative. Thats the mission of the Marine...

    Negative.


    Thats the mission of the Marine Corps Rifle Squad.


    No need for anyone else when you got the Marines.
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    Locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire...

    Locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, or repel the enemy's assault by fire and close combat.



    or in short.....



    Kill em all....let God sort em out.
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    First Choice....Trane Second...

    First Choice....Trane


    Second Choice....Lennox


    Third Choice....Carrier
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    I'm not. Ida killed him. Plain and simple. ...

    I'm not.


    Ida killed him. Plain and simple. Not a doubt in my mind.



    The use of deadly force is authorized to save lives. Man already shot the dog....I consider that a threat on both the...
  45. And then use your newly formed Ninja skills to...

    And then use your newly formed Ninja skills to transform yourself into a Spider Monkey...


    You'll need this skill set to get to some of the equipment.
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    My suggestion is to get your post count high...

    My suggestion is to get your post count high enough and then apply for pro membership.

    This will grant you access into the private threads not available to the general public. Then, and only...
  47. Setting the unit on the slab is very common. ...

    Setting the unit on the slab is very common. Weight of the unit will keep it stable. Unless local codes call for more security, its perfectly fine.


    And the unit can move because the lineset...
  48. On a more serious note. There are many...

    On a more serious note.


    There are many ways an outdoor unit can be installed. Everything from cement slabs, unit pads, decks, unit stands, wall mounts, rooftop, etc.etc... The list goes on....
  49. you need to put down the Dewalt and call a...

    you need to put down the Dewalt and call a professional.

    There are different codes for different states. Moreover, the are additional codes in certain cities.

    If you do not follow these codes...
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    Tell that dog of yours to quit peeing on the...

    Tell that dog of yours to quit peeing on the keyboard and we should be alright...

    :bhave:
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