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    Thanks got my new valves installed...

    Thanks got my new valves installed...
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    Have heard rumors that if a persons pay is based...

    Have heard rumors that if a persons pay is based on sales, they may sell things that aren't always needed... Your conscience is your own guide.
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    Greetings from just north of Tulsa... I have a...

    Greetings from just north of Tulsa... I have a fieldpiece HS 36, gone thru three since 05, one lost, one dropped off roof, now my current one is acting funny on amp readings. Over the years I must...
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    Condensing unit only, 2-2.5 hrs, for example if...

    Condensing unit only, 2-2.5 hrs, for example if the compressor blew the terminals and unit is flat, 2.5-3 hrs if I have to recover. Line set and evap coil, 3-4 hrs. Evap only 2-3hrs, however I...
  5. This is a Surgery Center & the 3 rooms are OR's....

    This is a Surgery Center & the 3 rooms are OR's. Typically it does this with no problems. Actually though I had a bad humidity sensor. At he time of the post, I had been to the job, but was unable to...
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    Just bought the SMAN3 this week, so far very...

    Just bought the SMAN3 this week, so far very pleased.
  7. Supply Air Temp Setpoints and Humidity Control

    I have periodically had some borderline high humidity levels 60%rh Max in a couple of areas of a building. The temps required are 60-65 degrees F, 40-60%rh. System is Trane Intellipak, varitrac VAV's...
  8. Thread: Freon Theft

    by thrashme
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    "Jumping Jack Flash, it's a gas, gas, gas." or...

    "Jumping Jack Flash, it's a gas, gas, gas."

    or
    jpsmith1cm Who says he didn't blow the charge? :ditto:
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    Then if the egdes are a little mushroomed too,...

    Then if the egdes are a little mushroomed too, you can roll it over a file to clean up to get them back in core.
  10. -28 F on Thursday 2-10-11, 162352 Mid 50's...

    -28 F on Thursday 2-10-11,
    162352

    Mid 50's today' supposed to be 76 F next Thursday
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    Actually Hunter, you are pretty close to...

    Actually Hunter, you are pretty close to right...Step-son said that usually when called out for service, the unit is condemned and changed. They just put a new 24k btu cool only in for way less than...
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    While I was visiting family in Singapore, I did...

    While I was visiting family in Singapore, I did climb on their roof and wash out condenser coils...couldn't help myself. As I looked at some of the others stacked on top of each other, I could only...
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    I don't know I went inside a resi, it was on a...

    I don't know I went inside a resi, it was on a row of connected homes, like townhouses, 20x 40 with a 40sq ft atrium/air well that went from bottom floor to top, oh yeah 5 floors each room had it's...
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    Singapore and Malaysia....Another reason for not...

    Singapore and Malaysia....Another reason for not so much ducting in some buildings...concrete walls, and many narrow or small levels in residential construction. Also space is at a premium, space...
  15. Ever seen anything like this??? Extreme Piercings!

    Driving from downtown Singapore the other, just happened to be in town during a Hindu Festival called Thaipusam...these were only two of many faithful taking part in this 4 km "walk of faith". all I...
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    Mini Splits Everywhere

    As I looked around, all I saw was mini-splits...Carrier, York, Fujitsu, Daikin, LG, Sanyo, Toshiba, Mitsubishi...everywhere even on the roofs...it was awesome. When will the States ever catch up?...
  17. Fujitsu site and their rating system is a good...

    Fujitsu site and their rating system is a good way to locate contractors that have been through Fujitsu Training, attended authorized Training...it's a better shot than just pulling a name out of a...
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    There is still another, single outdoor unit with...

    There is still another, single outdoor unit with multiple indoor unit manufacturer that was not mentioned; Fujitsu. You can look at the Hybrid Flex System, it can have up to 8 indoor units, with 1...
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    Don't forget...Fujitsu

    Fujitsu - http://www.fujitsugeneral.com/multi.htm
    AND
    http://www.fujitsugeneral.com/hfi.htm

    and also
    Mayatg - IQ System - http://www.maytaghvac.com/MTCentAC.asp
    along with the IQ Zone System...
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    IQ Drive Zoning

    Have you heard of this one?

    This is now being sold with IQ Drive Equipment.

    http://www.airzoneusa.com/product_new.php#
  21. Heat exchanger

    First, I'm no engineer and I have no idea how raising the suction line temp would effect the compressor. Having said that, why couldn't a heat exchanger be used to drop the liquid line temp. We use...
  22. Thread: Leak Detector

    by thrashme
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    I have a Fieldpiece SLR2, been pretty pleased...

    I have a Fieldpiece SLR2, been pretty pleased with it. I've had GE, TIF, Inficon, D-Tek and YJ over the years, right now I'm happy enough with it I gave my old one to my apprentice and kept the new...
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    I find those moments when everything is so...

    I find those moments when everything is so crappy, I try to think of things for which I am grateful and that it could get worse. When I was younger I had a bad "F" it attitude and consequently drove...
  24. How did you feel about this trade when you were...

    How did you feel about this trade when you were 24?
    I was on fire and thought I knew everything. I worked as many hours as possible and was willing to do what ever the boss wanted me to do.

    When...
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    I've been to both classes, Daikin and Fujitsu and...

    I've been to both classes, Daikin and Fujitsu and have yet to sell a Daikin System. Both companies use Inverter technology, of which I am a big fan. I really think Daikin has more features. About...
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    This is an interesting thread. Recently i was...

    This is an interesting thread. Recently i was called out on a consult on a very similar situation. I was actually looking at supply plenum as possibly leaking or uninsulated and sweating. HO has...
  27. Thread: Hoshizaki KML

    by thrashme
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    ditto dips 1,2 & too small h2o line

    ditto dips 1,2 & too small h2o line
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    Poll: I too have two payments, wife has an 05 Acura RL,...

    I too have two payments, wife has an 05 Acura RL, 60k mi and will be paid off in 6 more months. Also the Business Truck, paid $20 k down 0% 5 yrs...can live with payment as business expense
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    Congrats 4D and good luck on your new...

    Congrats 4D and good luck on your new adventure...I went out on my own 5 years ago and it has been a great ride. I have had 3 markets until June of this year, I lost them to a larger company that...
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    Finally all better...well it's all relative

    113672
    Tomorrow will be two weeks since skin graft...absolutely different than then.New skin wants to break open rather easily and kinda hard to get a good grip on things and no strength to torque a...
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    Also larger Dodges limit set at 76, but it will...

    Also larger Dodges limit set at 76, but it will pull 76 all day long...15880# rolling weight.
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    112502 Donor Site - Thigh 112512 New &...

    112502
    Donor Site - Thigh

    112512
    New & improved skin grafts

    To answer a question I'm not sure what or where the metal came from I can only speculate and as I reinserted the breaker...it all...
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    Doc said fingers will probably be ok. It will...

    Doc said fingers will probably be ok. It will take weeks to know. Had skin grafts done on Friday. 208-230 3phase had a RTU tripping breaker, had 17 volt between phases so I went back to the breaker,...
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    110862 110872 Don't forget arc flashing...

    110862

    110872

    Don't forget arc flashing across phases, Ouch last Monday.
  35. Short version to your answer....yes, make the...

    Short version to your answer....yes, make the investment in your comfort. I made the decision to remove 1 4t -12 seer ac w/125kbtu 80% furnace and 1 2t -12 seer ac w/40kbtu 80% furnace and installed...
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    Each person sets their own "limit". In the...

    Each person sets their own "limit". In the eighties I worked as many hours as I could get and periodically since then I would "volunteer" to take call duty from some of the old guys. In '04 I...
  37. Fujitsu book says 2" minimum. As someone else...

    Fujitsu book says 2" minimum. As someone else said, each manufacturer will have it in the install manual. The minimum is to allow the least amount of space to remove panels and service unit. The...
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    Nice

    Nice
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    I have troy-bilt 4 stroke, with interchangeable...

    I have troy-bilt 4 stroke, with interchangeable heads. This is my second year with it. Previous was the Ryobi 4 stoke, I am using the same heads with new motor. As far as starting problems, none to...
  40. Thread: defrost timer

    by thrashme
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    There are also Grasslin Clocks, same function as...

    There are also Grasslin Clocks, same function as Paragons, but some can be used 120v or 240v applications and based on wiring and dip switch settings, 1 clock replaces most Paragons. I personally...
  41. Thread: Oil

    by thrashme
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    Why is the sightglass emptying on start up?...

    Why is the sightglass emptying on start up? Flooding? Bad Valves? Compressor Short Cycling? Many questions need to be answered first before the solution can be found.
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    Enough said...no floats on with turbashed. I...

    Enough said...no floats on with turbashed. I think y-1236c is adjustable 7-25 psi, comes factory around 17.
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    Do you have bad valves on any of your...

    Do you have bad valves on any of your compressors? I have seen one compressor on a rack "suck" the oil out of the adjacent compressor. I currently have a Marquex rack with the #1 Compressor which...
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    Actually, we never spoke about "details" that is ...

    Actually, we never spoke about "details" that is just an unwritten rule. The Charles Watson I met & knew was NOT the same person as when he committed those crimes. He had worked for a Chaplain at CA...
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    No this guy was involved with a Predominately...

    No this guy was involved with a Predominately Mexican Gang... The EME or Mexican Mafia.
    Oh yeah, I also met Charles "Tex" Watson, from the Manson Family...that was interesting.
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    You might try box with a fuse block or 2 pole...

    You might try box with a fuse block or 2 pole fused disconnect with some TR-R5's. They are 2" x 9/16" diameter fuse. Like these, on this page:...
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    They are both right... the power to the outdoor...

    They are both right... the power to the outdoor unit is a fused disconnect or circuit breaker sized by the data plate or from the outdoor unit installation manual. The indoor unit gets it power from...
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    Can being the key word. True freedom is being...

    Can being the key word. True freedom is being able to do whatever you chose and being willing to live with the consequences. I agree with the other posts, why not do it right the first time?
  49. Thread: Water Leak

    by thrashme
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    yeah, but at least it was close....I'm mean...

    yeah, but at least it was close....I'm mean what's a couple of inches?:D
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    Somewhere I heard that the magic number is 5 yrs,...

    Somewhere I heard that the magic number is 5 yrs, either it changes a man to be institutionalized or they "reform" never to return. Regarding the "revolving door" syndrome, it appears that many of...
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