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  1. Thread: Fluke 902

    by 3rdgenhvac
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    Fluke902 and fluke179. All I ever use

    Fluke902 and fluke179. All I ever use
  2. i was 22 then...:.02:

    i was 22 then...:.02:
  3. 80... but always up for a challenge... longest...

    80... but always up for a challenge...

    longest day...22hrs, slept 2 hrs in the van in the parking lot, woke up, got the biggest coffee i could find and put in another 8.
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    I used to work for SE, worked for them for 4...

    I used to work for SE, worked for them for 4 years, great people to work for when i first started, was a large company (130 employees), they made lots of changes, cut the shop down to 25 guys, but at...
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    Who is "Jim Davis" and if there is a class he...

    Who is "Jim Davis" and if there is a class he teaches what does it offer... I have to say all of my experience in the power burner world has been from the school of hardnocks... I would love an...
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    Basic knowledge, Call a bacarach rep... CO on...

    Basic knowledge, Call a bacarach rep... CO on light off?... do you work on power burners or residential.
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    Who makes the G5... Links?

    Who makes the G5... Links?
  8. you can get away w/ a slightly larger evap or...

    you can get away w/ a slightly larger evap or txv... condensing unit... sorry got to re-do something.
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    my company uses the stingers... JUNK.

    my company uses the stingers... JUNK.
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    Has anybody used these things?... How are they?

    Has anybody used these things?... How are they?
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    Got to watch spikes in your co... don't let your...

    Got to watch spikes in your co... don't let your probe sit in the stack during light up, shut down or when a burner is ramping up or down. I don't care what meter you have pull the probe during...
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    i got the same pair... get em

    i got the same pair... get em
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    Fieldpiece guages?

    Just wondering if anyone has used the fieldpiece digital manifold guages...

    Are they worth it?
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    Oh wait you have to know how to troubleshoot to...

    Oh wait you have to know how to troubleshoot to know how to make heads or tails of what your meter tells you.
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    I like my 902, I wish it could read mA dc so i...

    I like my 902, I wish it could read mA dc so i wouldn't need another meter. But i have to say it works well in the cold, 15 today on the roof and it worked great.

    I don't understand why everybody...
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    I use a box that staley makes, 20 bucks from...

    I use a box that staley makes, 20 bucks from lowes, does what i need it to do.
  17. I'd get whatever airflow issues/ ducting issues...

    I'd get whatever airflow issues/ ducting issues you have resolved then dive into the rtu and find out why that 2nd stage isn't kicking on... untill you do that you're gunna run in circles...
  18. Was there any balancing done after the zone...

    Was there any balancing done after the zone system was removed????

    How big is this rtu?
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    Check your superheat, pop the sensing bulb of the...

    Check your superheat, pop the sensing bulb of the txv off the suction and watch your pressures and superheat when you do, see what happens.
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    Too much water pressure can do it too.

    Too much water pressure can do it too.
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    Just a lil concerned w/ just pushing in a...

    Just a lil concerned w/ just pushing in a contactor, they do blow apart sometimes especially if the circuit is off on a safety for a reason.
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    [QUOTE=Coolmaniac;1931278] With only 2K' of...

    [QUOTE=Coolmaniac;1931278] With only 2K' of offices regardless how its divided, can probably be handled by a 5 ton pkg w econo, and the conference done with its own mini-split. Not to be...
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    I can't say i haven't seen that mistake, makes...

    I can't say i haven't seen that mistake, makes for a nice mess.
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    I like to install them, even w/ motor starters, a...

    I like to install them, even w/ motor starters, a little redundancy doesn't hurt.

    Alot of drives have phase protection biult into them as well.
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    sry, i just read your whole first entry, u should...

    sry, i just read your whole first entry, u should have no problem @ 200 microns

    Probly just the initial load w/ the hot day.
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    How many microns did you pull it down to??? ...

    How many microns did you pull it down to???

    Sounds like non-condensibles to me.
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    I call double bull****

    I call double bull****
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    Def the float especially if your water is...

    Def the float especially if your water is un-filtered, this causes scale to build up in the float and make it stick, or the lil dounut wears down.

    If its just scale remove the float and pop out...
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    I think they also got you on # 2, also I've found...

    I think they also got you on # 2, also I've found that if there is a safety person that works for the customer/plant/utility you can contact them and they will give you a deffinate answer, then if...
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    3v system pilot connecting to chiller?

    I was wondering if it was possible for a carrier pilot to conect to a comfort link chiller on the ccn network.
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    What kind of system is it? Does it have a...

    What kind of system is it? Does it have a line-set? Is the suction line sized propperly?
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    Sorta seen this done at a golf course, the...

    Sorta seen this done at a golf course, the maintnance guy placed a sprinkler so it would spray on the condensers when it was valved on, they needed it because the deck they were under was only 18...
  33. How about a spacepac or unico?? These units...

    How about a spacepac or unico??

    These units really do the trick in older homes where space is really tight.

    As for your question about ductwork in atics, as long as the ductwork is sealed and...
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    Typically they color the tape like a yellow color...

    Typically they color the tape like a yellow color for gas lines...

    I have some on my truck, still use the pipe dope though.

    As for Lochinvar, I don't care for them.
  35. This is a neat problem... When condenser coils...

    This is a neat problem...

    When condenser coils are dirty the condenser fan draws high amps, this can only happen for so long untill the fan starts tripping on thermal overload (fan stops running)....
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    Then again w/ those pressures you might be a...

    Then again w/ those pressures you might be a little overcharged too.
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    Might be a restriction... Check your dryer,...

    Might be a restriction...

    Check your dryer, lineset, metering devices and check valves.
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    Just curios to see what electrical meters...

    Just curios to see what electrical meters everyone likes, I have a Fluke HVAC combo kit right now...

    Anything better out there?
  39. Thread: Oil or Gas?

    by 3rdgenhvac
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    If ur in a colder climate and you will want to...

    If ur in a colder climate and you will want to stay away from the heat pump, you say you're going to sell this property, a new high efficency gas furnace would be a selling point...

    But if you...
  40. If you got a boiler I'd say niether and go with...

    If you got a boiler I'd say niether and go with an indirect hot water heater.

    Propane will have a quicker recovery time than the electric.
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    $125 for first hour then 70 for every hour after,...

    $125 for first hour then 70 for every hour after, time and a half between 5pm and 12am then double from 12am till 6am.

    ummmm boy.
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    I haven't been in the field long but I honestly...

    I haven't been in the field long but I honestly think diffusers/registers won't help w/ efficeny noticably, only a new high efficency furnace or re-insulating your house or even new windows will help...
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    Doesn't matter, just changed a condenser fan...

    Doesn't matter, just changed a condenser fan motor and fan blade that was vibrating to all hell due to a cracked fan blade...on a Lennox rtu...

    In my honest opinion its a crap shoot, maintnance is...
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    As long as its put in right and MAINTAINED I'd...

    As long as its put in right and MAINTAINED I'd say either...
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    Where does the noise seem to be coming from, the...

    Where does the noise seem to be coming from, the blower compartment?

    Better yet, call the installer back and be like WTF.
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    Single phase is single phase and 3 phase is 3...

    Single phase is single phase and 3 phase is 3 phase.

    Shoulda looked at what you were buyin'.
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    New machine time... For a couple years they...

    New machine time...

    For a couple years they messed up on however they stick the coil-tubing to the back side of the grids.
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    [/B] When was the last time you found...

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    When was the last time you found a condensor plugged solid?
    Like with mortar dust that has gotten wet and set up. :D [/B][/QUOTE]

    You ever clean a coil at a Cement plant????
  49. Sounds like a plan.

    Sounds like a plan.
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    If the furnace is going in a dusty area or a...

    If the furnace is going in a dusty area or a confined space go with the 2 pipe, especially if say laundry is being done in the same room, combustion blower can draw in lint.
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