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    I couldn't isolate the u bend but I was able to...

    I couldn't isolate the u bend but I was able to pinch it together very tight and then I just used my torch on a low heat setting and was able to braze it so there's no leak now
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    [QUOTE=lkapigian;21111341]Oxy torch is fine,...

    [QUOTE=lkapigian;21111341]Oxy torch is fine, control the heat better- If not to big, you may be able to fill it, if not make a patch out of a piece of copper and lay it over the hole a braze a patch...
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    Went to fix a leak in condenser and

    Burned a hole in the loop bend forgetting how thin the walls of copper are on the bend and made the tiny hole bigger! Any suggestion on how to repair condenser now? I should of used propane instead...
  4. All wires were removed and went from terminals on...

    All wires were removed and went from terminals on comp to shell and also from terminals to suction and discharge lines and had continuity
  5. Also the run cap comp that was on the name place...

    Also the run cap comp that was on the name place of compresser ask for a 60 and a 50 is what I found on unit. Here are the ohms I goS to c 1.4 start to run 2.919. C to r 2.918
  6. Breaker keeps tripping and this is what I found

    Of all days my day off and At my daughters trouble shooting condenser cause breakers keeps tripping. I have 0.000 ohms when I go from start to shell of comp and I get beep on meter same with run but...
  7. Thread: Capacitor

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    I can't believe I couldn't remember that! I took...

    I can't believe I couldn't remember that! I took fan off of dual and put it on 5mfd cap and other side of that 5mfd cap I wired to common on 50/5 cap and it's running great.
  8. Thread: Capacitor

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    Capacitor

    I haven't work on a res unit for a while but question is cap is dual start run 50/5 and im getting 50 MFD but on the 5 MFD getting 2.9 MFD and fan keeps over heating and blowing breaker question is...
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    That is what is holding me back from getting this...

    That is what is holding me back from getting this manifold! Maybe one day they will not over think it and make a very user friendly manifold or even this manifold easier to use. Don't have time in...
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    Just saw one on eBay for 575.00 I wondering why...

    Just saw one on eBay for 575.00 I wondering why the person is selling if it's such a great product???
  11. Thread: Anemometer

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    [QUOTE=jpsmith1cm;20936501]I've had good results...

    [QUOTE=jpsmith1cm;20936501]I've had good results from my Kestrel 1000

    Less than $100[/QUO

    Is that difficult to use the transverse method of getting and average?
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    Checking txv If you work on air conditioners...

    Checking txv
    If you work on air conditioners you have heard about the thermostatic expansion valve problem be-deviling the industry right now. A relatively small detail in the manufacturing of a...
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    I took the evap out yesterday and cut out header...

    I took the evap out yesterday and cut out header to access all orfices and cleaned with small wire and used nitrogen! I will install Evap Monday and hope all is good. Lots of work and I took lots of...
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    I was charging a Rheem yesterday and same results...

    I was charging a Rheem yesterday and same results with adding two pounds but got readings with 85 degree house outside temp of 96 and gauges reading of 127.2 suction and 17.1 sh and 551.6 high side...
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    Guess we are going old school with this unit...

    Guess we are going old school with this unit meaning I have to pull out coil and get access to all orifices and blow them out with nitrozen then sweat them back in . Good news its only 100 and not...
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    I have the same problem with a carrier rooftop...

    I have the same problem with a carrier rooftop where the orifices are clogged and finding the parts to convert to a TXV isn't going well! I might have to remove and clean out each orifice like I did...
  17. Equalized system in twin reciprocating compressors in parallel

    What's the equalized system that is used when two reciprocating are in parallel? Is it internal,single pipe crank case,double pipe crankcase or discharge gas equalizer system?
  18. Using a larger filter drier and not adding refrigerant

    I was told that if you use a larger filter drier and not add refrigerant to compensate that the drier will act like a small evaporator! Has anyone heard of this or is this a myth?
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    Does soldering the cap tube to suction line

    Sub cool the liquid refrigerant? Took a class on friday and was told it increases effciency, prevents slugging and relives stress on the cap tube which I say that has no bearing on relieves stress on...
  20. Thread: Potential relay

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    After speaking to former rses president and Norm...

    After speaking to former rses president and Norm Christopher I was told counter emf causes contacts of the potential relay to open
  21. Thread: Potential relay

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    The operation of the potential relay is based on...

    The operation of the potential relay is based on the increase in back-electro-motive force (back-EMF) or a bucking voltage that is generated across the start winding as the motor increases in speed....
  22. Thread: Potential relay

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    Potential relay

    What cause the contacts of the relay to open? Is it the counter EMF of the motor or current draw of the motor ?
  23. So it is the dome shell and not the compressor...

    So it is the dome shell and not the compressor inside the dome
  24. Debate on where the suction line discharges on a reciprocating compressor

    Is it the dome shell or compressor inside the dome?:gah:
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    Not trick question! Can test contacts if cold...

    Not trick question! Can test contacts if cold control is has correct
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    Cold control I think has lost its charge

    What are the results if a capillary of a cold control has lost its charge? Will the compressor not run or run continuously?
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    Determining factor in relay selecting

    Relay replacement what is the determing factor? Is it the system voltage or start and run current?
  28. When will a capacitor-start compressor fail to start?

    I know this is a basic question but cant remember if its when the cap is open,out of phase or shorted? I know you will hear a hum at times when the cap is bad but I was thinking when the cap is open...
  29. Seems like one but specs call for device that...

    Seems like one but specs call for device that control pressure
  30. What pressure controlled metering device operates

    in response to evap pressure? Is it a cap tube or txv or AEV
  31. Where should you check for subcooling of a domestic refrigerator ?

    or cant you check for subcooiling? Some people have told me between the condenser and the cap tube but then others have said you cant check for subcooling on a domestic refrigerator
  32. Needs some calc help on a pneumatics transmitter system

    I have a given transmitter and it has a range of 0 to 200 degrees. It maintains an output signal of 3 psig at 0 degrees and 15 psig at 200 degrees. What is the output change per unit of controled...
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    That's why I have everything delivered to my work...

    That's why I have everything delivered to my work cause there is always someone there to sign and receive the packages
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    I do a lot of selling on eBay and never have a...

    I do a lot of selling on eBay and never have a problem with USPS shipping to P.O box. FedEx won't ship to PO box.
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    Jim you know those test are hard and to only get...

    Jim you know those test are hard and to only get a plaque where's the wow factor! Give away a great prize with the award and people with talk and that is word of month which as you know the best kind...
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    I just bought one of those tvs at auction last...

    I just bought one of those tvs at auction last Saturday paid 250
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    Sounds great

    Sounds great
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    What if your working on a rooftop ? No shade no...

    What if your working on a rooftop ? No shade no shade
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    Give away a imanifold to the winner of the rses...

    Give away a imanifold to the winner of the rses imperial tool award!! Don't get cheap now. Don't get cheap
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    I totally agree

    I totally agree
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    Get an otter box case for the iPhone cause I know...

    Get an otter box case for the iPhone cause I know if that happens to me the phone is getting threw at a brick wall due to frustration.
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    Imperial should give the winner of the rses...

    Imperial should give the winner of the rses imperial award a imanifold!! That would be a great promotion
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    making a distibutor for a txv

    If the power goes out over night while vacuuming it could suck the vacuum oil into system causing contamination
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    Update on using 5ton compressor. The old...

    Update on using 5ton compressor. The old compressor was 7.5 and we replaced with 5 ton and used same txv used for 7.5 ton and also used 422d instead of r-22. The system works great as all was need...
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    Well it's locked out at 68. Quick question on new...

    Well it's locked out at 68. Quick question on new compressor. What is the line next to suction line on the compressor ? I have obviously suction and discharge but tube next to auction is that for...
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    Hope you learned something atleast. I did

    Hope you learned something atleast. I did
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    That was the complaint when those who are working...

    That was the complaint when those who are working out get to warm 64-62 was the preferred temp. I need a lock out temp of 68 max
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    Capacity and energy efficiency at low– and...

    Capacity and energy efficiency at low– and
    medium–temperature tends to be lower than
    HCFC-22. If the present R-22 system was
    at its maximum capacity during design
    conditions, additional capacity...
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    the new comp that is designed for r22 is charged...

    the new comp that is designed for r22 is charged with Poe oil. So I think the r422d will be just fine.
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    The 2nd compresser will hard let ever be used due...

    The 2nd compresser will hard let ever be used due to it never goes below 65
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