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  1. a fan motor will only turn at it synchronous...

    a fan motor will only turn at it synchronous speed, minus slip, so it wont exceed it's rated load, would draw more if the pitch of the fan was too much and it was trying to move too much air
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    high resistance short, A short is a short, has to...

    high resistance short, A short is a short, has to be repaired
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    the difference is.....if you took the coil of...

    the difference is.....if you took the coil of wire out of the motor and streched it in a straight line drove a ground rod, connected it to 220 it would light up like a filiment in a bulb and burn up,...
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    one guy said the compressor coulod run forever...

    one guy said the compressor coulod run forever there is no gfci, another said the breaker was bad, I just saying if the compressor winding is shorted the breaker should trip nothing fancy, if it...
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    there is no ground, any breaker will trip if the...

    there is no ground, any breaker will trip if the winding is shorted to the compressor if the compressor is properly grounded. Has nothing to do with gfci, go figure, that's why the service ground is...
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    12 thhn good for 20 amps in my code book, the...

    12 thhn good for 20 amps in my code book, the only time it's good for more is to a motor
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    Not hvac but...

    hooking up a water heater, plainly stated on paperwork and unit must be no. 10 copper, open the heater and two no. 12's must be nice.
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    licensed plumber is right to add to a vent, a...

    licensed plumber is right to add to a vent, a vent doesent become a "wet vet just because you add a drip to it, go figure, any way a plumbing change might change the fixture load of the system....do...
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    if you run water to it it isn't a vent anymore,...

    if you run water to it it isn't a vent anymore, broke the code
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    it can go to the sewer, but it has to be a...

    it can go to the sewer, but it has to be a indirect connection
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    a 230 volt motor draws one half the amps same hp

    a 230 volt motor draws one half the amps same hp
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    no a 120 volt motor at reduced voltage draws less...

    no a 120 volt motor at reduced voltage draws less amps
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    NO, LESS voltage less amps

    NO, LESS voltage less amps
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    not so still single phase, just 240 volt if one...

    not so still single phase, just 240 volt if one phase goes out the voltage would only decrease
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    to change out a unit we are required to get a...

    to change out a unit we are required to get a permit, at least only one inspector come for the mech. and electrical
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    I carry my license with me and have a number for...

    I carry my license with me and have a number for my insurance
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    I guess the next time you get a headache you'll...

    I guess the next time you get a headache you'll be doing brain surgery, good luck, I hope you sleep well know a hack worked on your system, I do what I am trained to do nothing else.
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    yea they charge more for that but with the adding...

    yea they charge more for that but with the adding of tankless water heater might be more, out on a call now a diy homeowner, he replaced all the limit switches trying to repair his heat, now he's...
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    what does driving a train have to do with it?

    what does driving a train have to do with it?
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    that's one reason all the old mills had three...

    that's one reason all the old mills had three llights in the maintenance shop
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    yes after 30 years of electrical work

    yes after 30 years of electrical work
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    no, you never disconnect the neutral unless...

    no, you never disconnect the neutral unless gasoline is involved
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    call an electrican before you blow someone up

    call an electrican before you blow someone up
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    delta three phase is 120 degrees out of phase...

    delta three phase is 120 degrees out of phase with each other, with no neutral, the wye has a neutral, if it is three phase delta, not one of the conductors is grounded, you are going to hurt...
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    hope you're using the circuit breaker 3 amp they...

    hope you're using the circuit breaker 3 amp they sell it at the supply house wont burn out the transformer
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    a small dent in the line or add a fitting and...

    a small dent in the line or add a fitting and have to braze in one, two places, with out a bending tool some people "kink the large line and dont think anything about it unless the "kink" is really...
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    what about the esco cert? they are testing the...

    what about the esco cert? they are testing the local maint guy's here
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    wheatstone bridge is what I have used to test the...

    wheatstone bridge is what I have used to test the windings, a fluke will test the windings to ground, there shouldn't be a reading, some of the old meggers hand crank type sometime caused more...
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    car batteries are 200 amps and they wont hurt you?

    car batteries are 200 amps and they wont hurt you?
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    ok what kills ya volts or current

    ok what kills ya volts or current
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    gc's aren't hvac licensed, you couldn't legally...

    gc's aren't hvac licensed, you couldn't legally do ther work anyway, get your hvac license, or leave it to the pro's
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    maybe the condenser is gone, they stealin them...

    maybe the condenser is gone, they stealin them now, had one missing yesterday, took most of the line set too
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    Huh? maintenance guys

    Huh? maintenance guys
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    here we used to call in to get permits, now we...

    here we used to call in to get permits, now we call a computer, using our contractor code, people were stealing them and now we have a pin number, what's next finger prints and dna?
  35. Thread: Concord

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    they are selling the house and didn't want to...

    they are selling the house and didn't want to install new 13 seer inside coil
  36. Thread: Concord

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    ok thanks, i've got a 10 seer, new to hook up,...

    ok thanks, i've got a 10 seer, new to hook up, they got it at a auction
  37. Thread: Concord

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    ok thanks, came across one today, wasn't sure

    ok thanks, came across one today, wasn't sure
  38. Thread: Circuit finder

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    the one I have cost about 80 bucks

    the one I have cost about 80 bucks
  39. Thread: Circuit finder

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    there is a cheap greenlee I have plugs into the...

    there is a cheap greenlee I have plugs into the circuit and follows to the panel, or sometimes I use the telephone wire tracer woks great on any wire less than 1000 ft, with the power off, if I cant...
  40. Thread: Concord

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    Concord

    anyone have any thoughts on concord condensors, 1.5 ton split
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    well as I said not heard of any problems after...

    well as I said not heard of any problems after the fact and we bend it all the time to go around corners, I seen it kinked many times pulled through walls and attics, but that's just me
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    of course the code say's you can't bend it that...

    of course the code say's you can't bend it that way. but i've never heard of a problem after the fact of a run like that someone poulled through an attic and didn't see it for instance
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    if you stretche the romex that is something...

    if you stretche the romex that is something altogether different, if it's bent and the guage is the same there wont be a loss of copper area
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    I know on coax a kink is a problem, changes...

    I know on coax a kink is a problem, changes impedence, on romax I don't relly see a problem, not like a water hose
  45. they have a relay that breaks to circuit from the...

    they have a relay that breaks to circuit from the thermostat that cuts the condensor just you would if you cut the heat or ac, or it was satisfied....course they might cut it off on the hottest day r...
  46. works ok if you want to save, I've seen it both...

    works ok if you want to save, I've seen it both ways 24 vac and 240 vac, both had a time delay not to damage the compressor, so it could equalize, they do water heaters too...
  47. great list

    great list
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    yea I got the magnetic hanger love it, is...

    yea I got the magnetic hanger love it, is everyone going to the arc fault rated?
  49. Thread: oh well

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    4 ton condenser to a 2 ton coil, what would...

    4 ton condenser to a 2 ton coil, what would happen?
  50. Thread: oh well

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    unless the freon is precharged that won't work

    unless the freon is precharged that won't work
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