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  1. Did you check to see that the actual capacitor on...

    Did you check to see that the actual capacitor on the unit is correct? I know a company down here that intentionally switches the cap to the wrong one to kill the fan motor and/or compressor. I am...
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    Well, see here Boss, I saved us like $6 in copper...

    Well, see here Boss, I saved us like $6 in copper this way. Maybe if we raise it up and throw a brick under the center of it...
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    13 years old, and the entire block takes 5 ton...

    13 years old, and the entire block takes 5 ton units. It's right for the square footage and it IS two floors with vaulted ceilings...The tonnage isn;t the issue. The space for the handler is the...
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    Height on 5-ton handlers

    I find myself with a dilemma. Or two. Contractor here in Florida, and I have a two customers that live across the street from each other. They have the same house, same unit, in fact, I service...
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    what's your measurement off the wall for the cdu?...

    what's your measurement off the wall for the cdu? Looks too close to be code to me. Least here in florida...
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    I will throw a photo of my express up at some...

    I will throw a photo of my express up at some point. I have a 2500 express myself, and I bought it from the dealership with metal shelving on the drivers side from front to back, pullout drawers on...
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    When I cut a coil for scrap, I sawzall the bells...

    When I cut a coil for scrap, I sawzall the bells off, then cut the inside of the metal if it doesn't pop right off. Why not save that couple of dollars in copper for the bucket? Besides, then it is...
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    If you steal that old condenser, what will the...

    If you steal that old condenser, what will the strap mount the new one to? LOL That come along strap is hurricaneproofing the old to new.
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    Amazing clean-up.

    Amazing clean-up.
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    Got a story from about ten or so years ago,...

    Got a story from about ten or so years ago, speaking of linesets...Apartment complex with underground linesets. We needed to change the lineset because of a leak that was there for twelve...
  11. What is the charge for that cleaning? Probably...

    What is the charge for that cleaning? Probably took an hour and a half, (billed for three,) curious. $225?
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    maybe the guy could I don't know, sleep in that...

    maybe the guy could I don't know, sleep in that room and call the cops when he hears the guys?
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    I notice they took the screen off the window too....

    I notice they took the screen off the window too. Did they try to get into the house, or maybe they used the windowsill to put the screws on while stealing the coil. I've done that, but never took...
  14. Seen this often. South Florida is full of hacks....

    Seen this often. South Florida is full of hacks. I plan to go over to a set of buildings owned by a property management company that gave me stomach pains daily for three months. To this day they...
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    Gotta say...Haven't had a Nordyne coil leak on me...

    Gotta say...Haven't had a Nordyne coil leak on me in three years now. Installed just over 450 of them in that time, and not one has had a problem coil-wise yet. I have had to replace several dozen...
  16. Ok, so the run cap bandit is the guy that steals...

    Ok, so the run cap bandit is the guy that steals the cap and we have to replace it? Or is he the hack that just installs a new cap and runs off? I am thinking bandit implies the thief...
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    seen this on pms too often to laugh at anymore. ...

    seen this on pms too often to laugh at anymore. Sometimes my compressor carrying handle reaches, but usually it is my snake. On occasion one of my brooms reaches.
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    That's what Saturday afternoon is for. I have my...

    That's what Saturday afternoon is for. I have my girlfriend's daughter use the impact wrench to take screws out, as I solder shut the compressor and sawall the coils. She likes to stomp on the...
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    My brazes hold at 600 psi...Yeah, that's...

    My brazes hold at 600 psi...Yeah, that's high...But I have never caused a leak by over-pressuriing...Besides, my nitro bottle is like $9 to fill and I have several calls a day so I just pump it up...
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    I did something similar with a slant coil pan the...

    I did something similar with a slant coil pan the property management company I worked for was too cheap to buy me a new coil and gave me a used one that slanted the opposite way...And stuck out of...
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    I was in A/C class when the unit shut down. For...

    I was in A/C class when the unit shut down. For the classroom. I climbed into ceiling to find WAY too many wires and disconnects. I left it to someone else, figuring I'd get zapped...Took all of...
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    Sort of looks like to me that one guy is paying...

    Sort of looks like to me that one guy is paying for BOTH apartments. One is piggybacked
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    I LOVE my isopads and tapcons. I'll shoot a few...

    I LOVE my isopads and tapcons. I'll shoot a few down as well at times, but it's an easy twenty minutes of work and a negotiable price for straight profit. Then sell him a couple of locknuts and...
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    Wow, I remember this post. Let's see, what has...

    Wow, I remember this post. Let's see, what has changed in the past 6 or so years? Well, the heroin-shooting ex-boss was in the newspapers a few months ago, and it is a very sad story. I am REALLY...
  25. This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post a response here, you must have verified qualifications and have been approved by the AOP Committee. You may ask a question by starting a new thread....
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