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    Hvacrmedic beat me to it. Car wash.

    Hvacrmedic beat me to it. Car wash.
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    Thank you for the responses. I was hoping...

    Thank you for the responses. I was hoping hearthman would see my post and reply. I didn't realize all the science behind soot but it makes sense. I will call and ask her about candle use Monday. I...
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    Soot in house from gas logs

    I was called to a customers condo today. The complaint was what appeared to be soot from the gas logs. The area directly over the fireplace is "black" dirty in the middle and it fades away mostly at...
  4. Thread: Jump?!?

    by alamo1718
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    Jump?!?

    Back on January 9th, a group of Pekin, Illinois Bikers were riding west on I-74 when they saw a girl about to jump off the Murray Baker Bridge so they stopped.

    George, their leader, a big burly...
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    Two questions occur as I read this thread. 1....

    Two questions occur as I read this thread.

    1. Fieldpiece SC56, my meter, has 2%+10 points on Amps.
    On capacitance it has,μF, 50μF, 500μF, 5mF Resolution: 1nF
    Accuracy: (3% + 15) 5μF, (3%...
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    I am currently enrolled in a Residential design...

    I am currently enrolled in a Residential design class, so my real world experience is very limited but I have the book with me.. We are using Manual Jae(Abridged Edition). It is not as many pages and...
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    I have a Danby Premiere in my shop.(12X24, walls...

    I have a Danby Premiere in my shop.(12X24, walls insulated, ceiling not) It's a 2 hose version, 317826 and it works great. On high the fan is a little loud but its fine on low. I use the timer to...
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    A way to minimize risk would be to take the...

    A way to minimize risk would be to take the condenser home after you've disconnected it. I don't know about your insurance but I'm pretty sure mine covers equipment in the truck/van.
    Also, business...
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    Thank you everyone, especially satuatedpsi. ...

    Thank you everyone, especially satuatedpsi.
    So, I'm going to return and remove the TXV, install a a piston, vacuum and charge to SH.:) I suspect a visiting Super installed TXV's to fix problem...
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    TXV bulb install question

    Several weeks ago I followed the failed maintenance supers's(several guys) attempts to fix a no cool. I found contaminated R-22 and a TXV installed with the piston still installed. The bulb was also...
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    Just thought i'de throw in my two cents. I am...

    Just thought i'de throw in my two cents. I am also dealing with an apartment customer with 20 plus year old filthy coils. I called the Coil Jet factory and was put in touch with a local sales rep. He...
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    Garyed, I have not checked blower speed yet....

    Garyed,
    I have not checked blower speed yet. That seems like a good thing to try. I thought about a plastic register also. I'll have to see if I can get one. These registers are 27 years old.
    Is...
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    Garyed, The condenser is a goodmanGSH130481AD....

    Garyed,
    The condenser is a goodmanGSH130481AD. My understanding of Goodman numbers gives a 4 Ton Condenser. The AH I can't tell for certain, ARUF486016BA.
    I didn't measure CFM out of the air...
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    Technically, it's in the wall, and I used caulk...

    Technically, it's in the wall, and I used caulk to seal it to the wall.
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    Sweating register

    Customer complaint was that one register is sweating during the afternoon only. I went by Tuesday morning and discovered an uninsulated duct boot. I insulated, taped and caulked, and they called back...
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    Thanks for the answers. One more question. The...

    Thanks for the answers. One more question.
    The condensate pan is rusted through. Do you know who it's made by? It is labeled RTD-24-CH. Serial number 1700691. It's dimensions are 2 inches deep, 9...
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    Is this the metering device?

    I found this today. It's on a Split Carrier indoor unit. I didn't see any other metering devices on this system.
  18. I put my amprobe on during testing. I tried three...

    I put my amprobe on during testing. I tried three times. The breaker tripped so fast I couldn't get a reading, even when I set it on "max".
    The disconnect was 1 foot from away from the service...
  19. Good call Comfortablynumb, compressor locked up....

    Good call Comfortablynumb, compressor locked up. After I repaired enough wire to to try to start the compressor, it tripped the 50A breaker. First time ran for a second then tripped.
    Still good...
  20. Could under sized cap cause a wire to blow off

    Two questions just for my curiosity.
    Here's what I found. Customer moved in Saturday, claimed it worked Sunday and Monday. No cooling on Tuesday.
    Lennox 10ACB48-10P outdoor unit, 4 ton cool only...
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    My interperation of Martyinlincoln was that his...

    My interperation of Martyinlincoln was that his guys that didn't have digital gauges, used the ssx34 to measure temps. That's how i use mine. For me the advantage is duplication of abilities; a cheap...
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    I've had one for years. Mine has been extremely...

    I've had one for years. Mine has been extremely durable. The temperature clamp can be finicky if you put it directly on a joint with solder build up or on small than 3/8.
    I use it in conjunction...
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    What's the best clog prevention

    Whats the best condensate clog prevention? I use various tablets and a long brush to scrub the interior of the trap when possible. My last job tonight had a clogged condense drain that they say has...
  24. Thread: New member

    by alamo1718
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    New member

    Hello,
    I'm new to this site. I've been reading for a couple months and figured I'd join. I am a handyman in NC. I own my own business and have been on my own for 6 years. Before that I worked in...
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