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    Its 82% outside as per google for this area. But...

    Its 82% outside as per google for this area. But I cant measure it inside either. Any way I can make a wetbulb thermometer myself? I heard a regular thermometer wrapped with wet cotton in the retunr...
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    I am sorry, I dont have a a tool to check for wet...

    I am sorry, I dont have a a tool to check for wet bulb...
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    need opinion on new changeout.

    I recently installed a new system at my fathers house in Florida. Its working good but Im not sure if I got it at its maximum efficiency.
    I installed an AEPF30361BA variable speed air handler with a...
  4. Looking for some kind of alarm system for condensers

    I have a customer who owns a couple apartment buildings and some office buildings near bad parts of town. I have had to replace so many condensers already that I'm pretty much more pissed off than he...
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    for your application 7/8 is right on the money....

    for your application 7/8 is right on the money....
  6. Thread: BIG STUFF!

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    Nice work!! A couple 1.5 ton condensers would do...

    Nice work!! A couple 1.5 ton condensers would do the job... Just make sure to use a txv...:beat:
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    WOW!!!!!!!!

    WOW!!!!!!!!
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    Nice.. I never tried that... I will now...

    Nice.. I never tried that... I will now though....

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    And no, I am not being racist... Lol, that seems...

    And no, I am not being racist... Lol, that seems to be the first line of defense when u mention a foreign national...

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    You get what you pay for?

    Im sitting here waiting for my lennox condenser listening to a foreign person explaining to his friend what he is charging his customer and how he is beating the gringos in price by a lot on a furn....
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    LOL..... I gagged thinking about it... Poor guy..

    LOL..... I gagged thinking about it... Poor guy..
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    What he said! or Maybe someone went with less hp...

    What he said! or
    Maybe someone went with less hp motors at some point....
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    Very nice. I see you took the time to place a pvc...

    Very nice. I see you took the time to place a pvc pad underneath the furnace... Not a lot of people will do that. Thats not an insulated plenum I take it.... Its always nice to see good quality...
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    im surprised that "e-z flow" filter is not sucked...

    im surprised that "e-z flow" filter is not sucked into the blower wheel... Those things are horrible,.. That shaft would have taken that tech 1 minute to cut by hand... Lazy!!
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    Same thing happened to me. Customer called about...

    Same thing happened to me. Customer called about a noise, I couldnt duplicate it, called back saying it was happening again, I went back, couldnt duplicate it and everything checked out.... On the...
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    The coil was frozen when diagnosed. It was in the...

    The coil was frozen when diagnosed. It was in the attic. Temp was 120f+ in there. Should have thawed out in a few hours. i never try to add freon when frozen.

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    Very nice work. Judging from the attention to...

    Very nice work. Judging from the attention to detail I bet you got pressures right on the money, sh and sc to spec... I like the way the line set is just perfectly routed. I dont see anything wrong...
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    One can only ask customers to listen....

    So what part of "don't run the system until we come back to replace the evaporator coil" did we not explain properly? ... The homeowner put the quick disconnect back on outside and took it upon...
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    They got together at a golf game and one said,...

    They got together at a golf game and one said, hey, I need to buy an island somewhere and im a few hundred million short... so his friend said dont worry, well make sure you triple your profits...
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    he should have used mastic to hold the tape in...

    he should have used mastic to hold the tape in place..... :gah:
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    WOW... that air handler was disgusting,,., Good...

    WOW... that air handler was disgusting,,., Good job!!!!
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    After seeing that the homeowners decided to go...

    After seeing that the homeowners decided to go for a new system... Their system was 1/2 ton too small for their house, I couldnt be happier for their decision for two obvious reasons... lol...
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    Sure thing... I see techs do it all the time,...

    Sure thing... I see techs do it all the time, they jump out of the truck, attach the suction side hose, see low pressure and start adding freon. this had 50/310
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    So u say low suction means low freon?

    this is as bad as Ive seen them. Turns out they had a hack job in the basement and someone had attached the supply right above the stove into the return plenum. Bad bad bad...
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    Thanks for the feedback. She declined the...

    Thanks for the feedback. She declined the overflow switch and signed a waiver. She was at her limit with her cashflow or we would have gone for the furnace also at this time. The drain line is...
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    MOLD!!!!! Some people spend years wondering why...

    MOLD!!!!! Some people spend years wondering why they have itchy eyes, stuffy nose, get sick a lot....
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    Amen...

    Amen...
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    I was thinking the same thing... 650 head is...

    I was thinking the same thing... 650 head is crazy high. I'd say check for temps across liquid line dryer, maybe pump down and replace them if present, I'd also visually inspect the evap, if it's...
  29. Thread: Isceon MO99

    by gesellman
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    I dont know a lot about Isceon, but I see it...

    I dont know a lot about Isceon, but I see it advertised on the r-22 boxes from Dupont all the time. I would like to hear from anyone who has used it and how the retrofitting process goes. Thanks for...
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    Well, she looked like the type that would counter...

    Well, she looked like the type that would counter my charge with something more sinister so I let it go. Karma is a biotch though....

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    Well, the call was less than 100 bucks.. A lien...

    Well, the call was less than 100 bucks.. A lien for that? I hope she pays somehow and is reminded that what she did is a no no, but I doubt it.
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    I work for a company so the office told me dont...

    I work for a company so the office told me dont worry about it. But its the principle of it all... Made me see red for a minute...
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    Cheap skate..?

    I went on a no cool call, when I got there her A/Cs were running fine. Her complaint was that her upstairs wasn't getting cool and her basement didn't kick on. So I started the main unit, pressures...
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    When you give power again, does the fan start...

    When you give power again, does the fan start fast or does it slowly find its way to full speed? I would try a double pole contactor and see if it fixes the problem. This may sound far out, but I...
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    Can you imagine that contraption on a unit here...

    Can you imagine that contraption on a unit here in Atlanta with 106f weather? I bet both the condenser fan motor and compressor would overheat very quickly.
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    lol....

    lol....
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    I was working on uninstalling two condensers,...

    I was working on uninstalling two condensers, replacing one of them with a new one and installing the other in their basement. Temp was 101f. About 2 hrs into it the customer came out for a question...
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    I just ran into a twin system the other day. They...

    I just ran into a twin system the other day. They were 6 tons alltogether but they were controlled by a single tstat in a house roughly 3500 sq ft.
    Very nice, clean work!!! Thx for sharing.
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    lol.... Those are pan treatment tablets. I put...

    lol.... Those are pan treatment tablets. I put two in in every evap install. I cant remember why i started doing that. It just feels right.
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    sounds like overcharge. I would recover what the...

    sounds like overcharge. I would recover what the compressor cant pump down, vacuum open valves and try one more time... Goodmans come precharged and they have enough to get system running right with...
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    Did it have a proper service disconnect, pullout...

    Did it have a proper service disconnect, pullout or fused? That could have been so worse..
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    I would have thought the blower motor strained...

    I would have thought the blower motor strained less by not having resistance of air slowing it down, but by the same token having no airflow makes it overheat so either way, you may be back pretty...
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    She didnt have enough money for the furnace so...

    She didnt have enough money for the furnace so I'll change it later on in the year. One very happy customer whose tstat never saw the underside of 79f.
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    2t Lennox with matching evap this morning.

    Started 9am left with system running at 12:30pm.

    2 Ton Lennox 13 SEER 410 condenser with a c33-24a-2f evap, no txv changeout from r-22.
    When done, I had 21f temp drop. 37f at first supply....
  45. Thread: 5h120

    by gesellman
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    those things are huge... What kind of refrigerant...

    those things are huge... What kind of refrigerant do they take and how do you fill and test them?
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    I doubt the homeowner would leave it like that if...

    I doubt the homeowner would leave it like that if he was putting in a fake claim. Anyone can see that it would, aside from being funny, attract unwanted questions.
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    The only one I trust when I have to use one is...

    The only one I trust when I have to use one is the Nu-Calgon AC easy seal. Its works wonders on slooooow leaks.. Havent clogged one filter/dryer, or evap yet and it can be put in with the suction at...
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    Wondering why he didnt call his "ac guy" again to...

    Wondering why he didnt call his "ac guy" again to troubleshoot... Thats horrible.
  49. That unit was overheating because the condenser...

    That unit was overheating because the condenser was matted up and all the air was getting sucked in through that hole, liquid line was fire hot... I did the best I could and left the homeowner an...
  50. I was putting may hand behind the compressor to...

    I was putting may hand behind the compressor to get my wire cutters I dropped in one of those low rheems, and I saw something next to it moving. when I focused in on it I freaked out and pulled my...
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