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  1. Thread: R12

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    Its not sealed but still in the box. Packing slip...

    Its not sealed but still in the box. Packing slip attached says it was purchased in 1993. I haven't weighed it but I'd assume close to 95% full. There were also two 30lb jugs with about 2lbs each and...
  2. Thread: R12

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    Where are they located and what are they willing...

    Where are they located and what are they willing to pay?
  3. Thread: R12

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    R12

    I recently bought out an extinct company's inventory. During the load out I saw a large box marked Freon 12. Thought to myself " Wouldn't it be cool if that thing was full?" IT WAS!!! I stumbled onto...
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    I posted on them a couple of years ago. Go check...

    I posted on them a couple of years ago. Go check it out.
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    HVAC life expectancy

    I'm working on a tracking document to project the replacement of the HVAC equipment on state owned buildings. Boilers and chillers aside, what is considered the age to change out a system? Keep in...
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    I left the military after Desert Storm, lived...

    I left the military after Desert Storm, lived here and there, did this and that. Had some good paying jobs and some not so. In my mid-30's I decided that jobs weren't going to cut it anymore, I...
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    A leaking frypot is to a fryer what a cracked...

    A leaking frypot is to a fryer what a cracked heat exchanger is to a furnace. It needs to be replaced! PERIOD! And save yourself some hassle and change out the high limit and thermostat at the same...
  8. Thread: TRAVEL JOBS

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    Government contractors make six figures to do...

    Government contractors make six figures to do HVAC in warzones.
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    Good luck getting ANY support frm ElectroLux! I...

    Good luck getting ANY support frm ElectroLux! I used to walk into a hospital that was scammed into outfitting their kitchen with Electrolux appliances. After numerous trips with either incorrect...
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    I worked on a Trane AH this past summer that had...

    I worked on a Trane AH this past summer that had factory installed jumper bars on the breakers.
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    I had an odd situation like that but on a Carrier...

    I had an odd situation like that but on a Carrier once. Turned out that the compressor contactor coil was pulling high amps because it was heating up. It had half of our shop stumped because all...
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    Super General SGS-T2405R

    Looking for a wiring diagram for this ductless split system. It was brought to me used and in pieces and I need to re-install it. Would prefer that the diagram be posted as all of the websites that...
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    Well I wish you the best of luck. They just got...

    Well I wish you the best of luck. They just got to be more than I was willing to put up with. I'll offer this advice though, if CA offers you a position, I'd take it! You won't regret the move.
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    Sent you an email.

    Sent you an email.
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    LOL! Are you the guy that I pass on 23 coming out...

    LOL! Are you the guy that I pass on 23 coming out of Delaware most mornings? If so, wave at the Custom Air truck headed north, that'll be me! Luckily I got all of my training from Angry Ben before...
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    Most microwaves are surprisingly similar...

    Most microwaves are surprisingly similar regardless of the manufacturer. If you know and understand Turbochefs, a little Amana should be no problem for you. As was posted earlier, door switches are a...
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    I'm right in line with the other two replies....

    I'm right in line with the other two replies. Microwaves are actually very simple machines to work on with very good info available online. I wasted $75 on a cd rom trainer only to find the exact...
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    I've been gone less than a year. I wish you the...

    I've been gone less than a year. I wish you the best of luck! Enjoy Cincinnati and Nashville. That's where the bulk of your training will likely occur. One important thing to remember about training....
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    I have no knowledge of the market up there so I...

    I have no knowledge of the market up there so I honestly can't give you a reliable answer to that. But you can forget about 40 hour weeks. Be ready for 50-60 more realistically. And if you work 60...
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    Thats funny, when I went through coffee training...

    Thats funny, when I went through coffee training about a year ago, one of the guys in the class was THE tech in the Ct market. Sounds to me as though he wasn't impressed with the operation if he...
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    Yes, thats the place!

    Yes, thats the place!
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    Like I said earlier, IF you really need the work...

    Like I said earlier, IF you really need the work then by all means do what you have to do to take care of yourself and your family. I've left this company twice now. The first time due to a crooked...
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    Latest update

    When I left, the branch went down to 3 techs. Just found out today that on Tuesday, they fired another tech leaving 2 men to service 80+ McDonalds, 2 Cracker Barrels (with 2 more ready to sign...
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    You all seem to know exactly what I'm talking...

    You all seem to know exactly what I'm talking about. The poor management from all levels and lack of parts supplies was spot on.

    Chilli you need to be on the look out for them too mate. Our parent...
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    Service Solutions Group

    Just a word of caution. This company is expanding nationwide at an alarming rate. Take it from a technician who's leaving tomorrow, this is NOT a company that you want to work for. Technicians are at...
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    Hussman

    Might be a good place to apply especially if you have any knowledge of supermarket rack systems. A friend of mine took a job with them about 2 years ago and they've sent him to Bermuda and Barbados...
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    All of those documents are available on the...

    All of those documents are available on the internet, usually in pdf form. You could keep them on a disc or a thumb drive then keep a cheap laptop in your truck. Believe me those manuals take up A...
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    I've been eating Chips Ahoy cookies covered in...

    I've been eating Chips Ahoy cookies covered in the cheese from a can since I was a kid.

    Grilled cheese, try a really coarse multi-grain bread, butter the OUTSIDE with Miracle Whip and try...
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    You'll be really surprised at how similar hot...

    You'll be really surprised at how similar hot side equipment is to residential furnaces. Gas fryers in particular will have a nearly identical ignition and control circuit. Beyond that your basic...
  30. Thread: PHI Cells

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    Unfortunately that testing was done over 2 years...

    Unfortunately that testing was done over 2 years ago at a deployed location that no longer exists. Likewise the units being R22, have been scrapped. The AF is getting a jump on the Montreal Protocol...
  31. Thread: PHI Cells

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    Again superman, I bow to your greatness. All of...

    Again superman, I bow to your greatness. All of the articles that you've all read and the word of mouth that you've gotten obviously out weighs what I've DONE with this product.
  32. Thread: PHI Cells

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    You guys are right! You got me! I had absolutely...

    You guys are right! You got me! I had absolutely nothing better to do on a military deployment than to remove an entire evaporator and heat strip package so that I could install a new drain pan to...
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    You didn't mention what type of material the...

    You didn't mention what type of material the drain line was constructed of. My CFESA training taught me that PVC drains, even outside a steamer is a big no-no. Even with the quench the PVC can warm...
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    Try American Mechanical on Westbourne Ave....

    Try American Mechanical on Westbourne Ave. They're on the east side of Columbus near Mt. Carmel East. I used to work for them myself and may be reapplying once I return from Iraq.
  35. Thread: Help!

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    freddy, I have no idea what your educational...

    freddy, I have no idea what your educational background is but you could definately benefit from a reading comprehension course. Some of the things that you've put in your posts as a "response" to...
  36. Thread: Help!

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    You know what buddy you can kiss my (_!_)! You...

    You know what buddy you can kiss my (_!_)! You don't know me or anything about me. I never mentioned a word about being mission critical. My only concern was to make things better, for me, for my...
  37. Thread: Help!

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    Dude I would have LOVED it if someone had given...

    Dude I would have LOVED it if someone had given me some answers to the questions I had. After nearly 2 page of the "it can't be done", "you'll look like an idiot" BS, you were the first to offer up ...
  38. Thread: Help!

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    You know what guys? I'm tired of all the "you...

    You know what guys? I'm tired of all the "you can't do that", "it won't work" crap that I'm getting from you. I honestly regret turning to this forum for advice!

    I'm not trying to design...
  39. Thread: Help!

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    It's the R-134a unit that is the fragile one....

    It's the R-134a unit that is the fragile one. It's main control is a digital board that costs nearly $1000. Mechanically it's not a bad unit but the controls leave a lot to be desired.

    The general...
  40. Thread: Help!

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    You guys are thinking into this WAY too far. No...

    You guys are thinking into this WAY too far. No one has asked me to do this conversion with even the slightest idea that it will work perfectly. All we're attempting to do is show the short sighted...
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    I'm the soon to be Noncommissioned Officer in...

    I'm the soon to be Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of an Ohio Air National Guard HVAC shop in Columbus. We'll soon be recruiting for an opening position. It would require that you enlist, possibly...
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    Last time I checked KBR, formerly known as...

    Last time I checked KBR, formerly known as Halliburton, had over 100 HVAC openings all over the world. Check their web site.
  43. Thread: Help!

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    The Colonel is THE Civil Engineer for the Air...

    The Colonel is THE Civil Engineer for the Air Force Central Command, the why is because the current R-134a unit is all electronic with digital controls. FAR too complex to teach my entry level...
  44. Thread: Help!

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    Help!

    U S Air Force HVAC tech in Baghdad tasked with the following........... Take one 4.5 ton R-22 Environmental Control Unit (ECU) and ATTEMPT to make it operate on R-134a. This is NOT a joke, the...
  45. Thread: PHI Cells

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    All right guys, here's the bottom line. You will...

    All right guys, here's the bottom line. You will never, EVER get everyone to agree on any one thing.

    If any one of you can show me a product that performs to 100% of it's manufacturer's claims...
  46. Thread: PHI Cells

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    Thank you for that BE. That apology speaks...

    Thank you for that BE. That apology speaks volumes as to your character. I have gone back and reread many of the previous threads. One thing that I can say about this forum is that the number of...
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    LOL! In that case the dye would be QUITE easy to...

    LOL! In that case the dye would be QUITE easy to see.
  48. Thread: PHI Cells

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    Terribly sorry if I broke some type of unwritten...

    Terribly sorry if I broke some type of unwritten protocol there BE. I can say however that as both a military and civilian HVAC technician I have seen, and smelled the results of the PHI Cell. I use...
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    If all else fails, I've had great luck using the...

    If all else fails, I've had great luck using the dye and a UV light to locate hard to find leaks. Have to ask though, why the condensing unit was valved off and the rest of the system nitrogen...
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    Check out rgf.com, I've posted a thread here on...

    Check out rgf.com, I've posted a thread here on their product called a PHI Cell. It's quite amazing, I've even been able to rid a home of dog smell in just a few weeks with the dog still living there.
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