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    This is great the thread is still going. How is...

    This is great the thread is still going. How is the kid doing in the field. Please post and give an update of what you learned and how you like it.
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    It was turbocor software and I had gotten it from...

    It was turbocor software and I had gotten it from some training I went to in LA. SMARDT Retrofit Solutions or MagLev Retrofit Solutions may be able to help you with the software.
  3. Thread: condensate pump

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    I've used the becket pump CB501ULHT with 15 ft...

    I've used the becket pump CB501ULHT with 15 ft head and 130' horizontal with out problems. A gentleman I work with has used same pump 165' 5/8 on the horizontal. Hope it helps
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    I have seen have used it condensate drains put...

    I have seen have used it condensate drains put don't have a warm fuzzy with iut in potable water. Would never ever think of it on gas lines. Nithing better then threaded pipe.
  5. Thread: Aaon coil leaks

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    I have 4units with leaks at tube sheet. All 3 to...

    I have 4units with leaks at tube sheet. All 3 to 4 years old. They suck A$$.
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    I went into work today to charge and start up the...

    I went into work today to charge and start up the unit. The factory charge for r-22 is 73 lbs per circuit. The contractor that had retrofitted this unit has the discharge line tee'ed together so...
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    I was just poking back at ya. I didn't get...

    I was just poking back at ya. I didn't get pissed it not worth my time I agree that good spelling is a must. During the normal work day I have very little time to try and get info off of the...
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    Any air leak is a big deal and needs to be...

    Any air leak is a big deal and needs to be addressed.
  9. The flex B-vent can no tbe installed into a...

    The flex B-vent can no tbe installed into a chase. It must be visable for inspection. PVC can be ran in the same chase as B-vent as long as you have 1 inch clearence from the B-vent.
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    Get over it.

    Get over it.
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    So true but just because some people want to...

    So true but just because some people want to sound like jerks dosn't mean I need to. I totally hear what you are saying its a shame that the others do not hear you.:pileon:
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    You will have to excuse my spelling. The I-spell...

    You will have to excuse my spelling. The I-spell I installed will not work and I can not make it work. With that being said it was not my recomedation to to retrofit this unit to a Turbocor. The...
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    Trane RTAA w/turbocor

    I was wondering if anyone else has seen this. I have A trane RTAA that was converted from R-22 helical compressors to R-134A turbocor. This is an air cooled machine. I thought that centrificals...
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    When I was in markets i wish I only worked 12 hr...

    When I was in markets i wish I only worked 12 hr days. On calls were no less then 20. Welcome and good luck.
  15. The oil fail control should not have power before...

    The oil fail control should not have power before the compressor is powered up. If it does then then the auxillery contact on the contactor is stuck closed. Or someone has changed the control...
  16. Thread: Hvac Instructor

    by bacr
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    Apperance Attidute Aptitude Understanding...

    Apperance
    Attidute
    Aptitude
    Understanding
    Know what question to ask
    Know when to ask
    Last but not least there is something new to learn from every situation.
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    Sorry it took so long to post the results of the...

    Sorry it took so long to post the results of the issue with our turbocor. What we believe was the issue is there was was liquid in the compressor. There is no suction service valve that we can...
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    I use to work for a large market service company...

    I use to work for a large market service company in San diego and we several of these in our area. I have seen the same thing here and this is what i was told.

    Thses racks have oversized liquid...
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    I live in San Diego and the CO i worked for had...

    I live in San Diego and the CO i worked for had full service contracts with all three major supermarkets and all of the 7/11 during the my time I had worked there. The competition was Hussman,...
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    Racks VS Chillers

    I have worked on both and love to hate both of them. When i was working super markets i got tired of the 70 plus hour weeks in the winter and 100 plus hour weeks in the summer. I was once told the...
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    dido fo what cracker tech said.

    dido fo what cracker tech said.
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    I screwed up my fingers are fat today....

    I screwed up my fingers are fat today. Yellowjacke PN 60617. Sorry
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    The TXV has a gland packing in them that can...

    The TXV has a gland packing in them that can start to leak when valves are manipulated. Yellow jacket has a wrench that will fit the nut so it can be tightened. I bought mine at Johnstone supply. ...
  24. Thread: Time clock delima

    by bacr
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    I would run both coils in defrost at the same...

    I would run both coils in defrost at the same time because oif the additional load that could be induced into the other system. The extra load may be marginal; however, it could have some effect...
  25. Thread: Multi evaps

    by bacr
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    the first thing you need to do is burn in two...

    the first thing you need to do is burn in two access fittings one at each coil and check superheat. If either one is not at ten deg then you will need to make the necessary repairs. the low suction...
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    I love that line of thought. I will pass that...

    I love that line of thought. I will pass that onto the facility manager and the JCI tech on the property.
  27. Thread: Pro membersip

    by bacr
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    Gotta love the terrible twos. They start exactly...

    Gotta love the terrible twos. They start exactly were you are at. I have a 19 year old and haven't found when they end.
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    I think it does but have been unable to find it...

    I think it does but have been unable to find it in there literature. I am still looking through it.
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    I have been trying to get the owner to do that...

    I have been trying to get the owner to do that but they want metasys to control it. The contractor that I work for holds the maitenance contract for all mechanical equipment and JCI (when renewed)...
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    Good info. I will try to cal some more. Thanx

    Good info. I will try to cal some more. Thanx
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    The model number is WMC145DSC-ER10. The comm was...

    The model number is WMC145DSC-ER10. The comm was disconnected from the chiller.
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    Mc Quay Chiller with Turbocor

    I have a chiller at work that is 1 1/2 years old. The other day i went to perform monthly maintenance on the unit and found compressor number 1 in fault. The the unit reset the compressor and...
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    Hussman super plus rack. Crack on liquid header...

    Hussman super plus rack. Crack on liquid header at the 1/2 line tap. 1800 lbs of r-22 Sunday morning. Recharged with 50 lb cylinders.
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    In the refrgeration world working with Bio med...

    In the refrgeration world working with Bio med walk-ins it is answer number two. We control temp to 1 deg C with modulating valves and watlow controllers.
  35. I have an H-10 and a tiff ZX-1. The H-10 no...

    I have an H-10 and a tiff ZX-1. The H-10 no questions weather it works or not. The ZX-1 does a self check and will always max out whith no refrigerant in the area.
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    Because the valves flow is directional. The...

    Because the valves flow is directional. The primary expansion device is for cooling and meters the refrigerant flow to the indoor coil and the other is for heat and meters the refrigerant flow to...
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    Mitsubishi started using these when they went to...

    Mitsubishi started using these when they went to inverter control on the compressors.
  38. Thread: txv or piston...?

    by bacr
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    If you change it out with a piston it is possible...

    If you change it out with a piston it is possible that the unit will no longer be running at a 13 SEER. Txv is better.
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