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    never seen it, what does it do?

    never seen it, what does it do?
  2. Thread: iOS8 Beta

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    Huh, I'm using a Galaxy S5, so that info may not...

    Huh, I'm using a Galaxy S5, so that info may not apply.
  3. Thread: iOS8 Beta

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    wifi calling is awesome. I use it at my house as...

    wifi calling is awesome. I use it at my house as well but mostly because it's free calls. It's worthwhile to upgrade your router to an AC band router.
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    Theres a little more to making BOOM than just lp...

    Theres a little more to making BOOM than just lp and ignition. Every flammable gas has a LEL (lower explosive limit) and UEL (upper) percent that indicates under what conditions will a compound burn....
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    From the Department of Labors own website: Click...

    From the Department of Labors own website:
    Click on the hours worked pdf

    Travel Time: The principles which apply in determining whether time spent in travel is compensable time
    depends upon the...
  6. Thread: bullet

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    Yup. Usually the byproduct of being tossed around...

    Yup. Usually the byproduct of being tossed around in the van. As always, keep it topped off.
  7. Thread: Lights???

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    the 919 snake light is great. After a few years...

    the 919 snake light is great. After a few years of use the neck gets weak and the head will droop after setting it in place.
  8. Thread: john stabile

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    beenthere

    you are a knowledgeable person, have a beer and enjoy.
  9. Thread: U V W terms

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    Then ignore the UVW. The compressor terminals are...

    Then ignore the UVW. The compressor terminals are double marked for different types of power.
  10. Thread: U V W terms

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    Sure, slap it in there, hook it up and pray the...

    Sure, slap it in there, hook it up and pray the compressor isn't 3 phase.

    Or plug in the model number and be sure.
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    Just for reference, when your heat pump goes into...

    Just for reference, when your heat pump goes into a defrost cycle it should trigger the aux heaters to come online. With the colder temperatures you're going to have more defrost cycles.

    What is...
  12. forgive my ignorance but is teflon tape not...

    forgive my ignorance but is teflon tape not supposed to be used on gas fittings? If so, then what is?
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    This is what I was taught as well. The foaming...

    This is what I was taught as well. The foaming action was caused from the lye in the cleaner dissolving aluminum. Hence why you must rinse all of it off and you end up with a shiny coil.
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    #3D is great for getting love bugs off...

    #3D is great for getting love bugs off windshields and bumpers. It works really good for dissolving nicotine tar from coils and surfaces. It's ok for general cleaning and unsticking organic debris.
    ...
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    Locally the NATE test costs $330. To me that is...

    Locally the NATE test costs $330. To me that is expensive so I've been researching the benefit it can bring to me. Of the people I've discussed this with, not one person outside the hvac industry...
  16. Is the RA pickup point close to the floor? We...

    Is the RA pickup point close to the floor?

    We have a few customers who need pan tabs added multiple times per year. They all have multiple cats and they all have the AH on a stand in a closet.
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    The ones shown in the picture are Siemens...

    The ones shown in the picture are Siemens BQ2B060. Ive only seen Siemens ones, never GE. They do operate as regular breakers do and not just service disconnects.
  18. Ive seen zip ties, foil tape and copper wire used...

    Ive seen zip ties, foil tape and copper wire used to hold the bulb on.

    On some rheem systems where the bulb was mounted externally I would foil tape the bulb to the suction line and roll the...
  19. We use acetone. Cleans really well.

    We use acetone. Cleans really well.
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    Poll: Just an fyi, a rheem 14ajm will give a 14.5-16...

    Just an fyi, a rheem 14ajm will give a 14.5-16 SEER rating depending on which evap coil you go with.
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    with 20 degrees of superheat i'd expect the...

    with 20 degrees of superheat i'd expect the accumulator to be empty of any liquid.

    Am i missing something basic?
  22. Thread: Manufacturer

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    Concord, change both the o to zeros and research

    Concord, change both the o to zeros and research
  23. Thread: two for one

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    You're my hero.

    You're my hero.
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    no, they'd have a green backing for 30 amp. ...

    no, they'd have a green backing for 30 amp. those are 20 amp switches.
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    Looking at the GSK9 wiring diagram I don't see...

    Looking at the GSK9 wiring diagram I don't see anything that would lead me to believe that when the call for heat comes from the thermostat, the blower will start running. I've been doing this for 4...
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    Quite true, though technically #12 wire is rated...

    Quite true, though technically #12 wire is rated at 25 amps according to 310.16 and so the wire is still suitable for the aplcation. I still contend that the real problem is the improper voltage and...
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    Check out 210.23. An individual branch circuit...

    Check out 210.23. An individual branch circuit can supply any single load up to 100% of the overcurrent protection value. Since I doubt the freezer is cord and plug connected and supplies other...
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    Not true, #12 is limited to 20 amps in all...

    Not true, #12 is limited to 20 amps in all situations except for specific conductor applications. A/Cs, motors, welders, capacitor banksare all exceptions to the 20 amp rule. Office lighting and...
  29. Thread: Iphone 5

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    Offered without comment other than NSFW ...

    Offered without comment other than NSFW



    Well I can't get youtube to embed, twice. So I guess this is offered without content.

    Hopefully the link at least works. ...
  30. Thread: all-thread

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    If it's recessed, I would add a sleeve so you can...

    If it's recessed, I would add a sleeve so you can lock a nut to the anchor.
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    If you're drawing 20.1 amps at 208 volts that...

    If you're drawing 20.1 amps at 208 volts that equates to 4180 va. You'd need a 4.2kva buck boost transformer rating at a minimum to do that properly. A .5kva sized bb transformer would accomplish...
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    I can second this. In the pro section there is...

    I can second this. In the pro section there is an old thread concerning the details of oil mixing.
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    Did that pan inside have any water in it?

    Did that pan inside have any water in it?
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    There's no electrical code that states there must...

    There's no electrical code that states there must be a minimum distance from a gas line. As long as the receptacle is accessible, it is fine.
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    Lower fan speed to medium, clean condenser coils,...

    Lower fan speed to medium, clean condenser coils, check insulation on suction line and in attic, pull and weigh charge, and report back.
  36. What if you positively pressurize the house? Any...

    What if you positively pressurize the house? Any door open would push cold air out instead of hot air in.
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    When is it leaking? After the system shuts off...

    When is it leaking? After the system shuts off or while the system is running? You should not have a significant amount of airflow going across the front face of the coil assembly.
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    Too long, didn't read = TLDR.

    Too long, didn't read = TLDR.
  39. Thread: iPhone?

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    Also tapatalk i thijk allows direct uploading to...

    Also tapatalk i thijk allows direct uploading to forum messages.
  40. Thread: iPhone?

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    Get an android? I can upload straight from the...

    Get an android? I can upload straight from the gallery on the phone to picasa, facebook, google+, and/or any of my synced email accounts. Picasa allows me to access the photos from anywhere on the...
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    May be the wrong float, may also be a water leak...

    May be the wrong float, may also be a water leak intothe trough.
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    I saw the pink, glanced over it, and contiinued...

    I saw the pink, glanced over it, and contiinued on to the discussion.
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    Are the coils in the ahu dirty? The system may be...

    Are the coils in the ahu dirty? The system may be undercharged, you could have other low airflow issues which is why I asked about the coils.

    Also I'd bet the AH motor was replaced which is why...
  44. Thread: Fieldpiece

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    Was there a serial number start on the new valve...

    Was there a serial number start on the new valve seats? I have a set of sman3s for 8 months now. Absolutely love them. Though I have noticed they don't appreciate high velocity discharges of...
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    For my enjoyment.

    For my enjoyment.
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    Have you tried the klixon brand hp switches? I've...

    Have you tried the klixon brand hp switches? I've had very good luck with these. The supco and Johnson ones both had a tendency to trip randomly. I use automatically resetting lp switches as that's...
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    Once the owner reports back about whether the pan...

    Once the owner reports back about whether the pan is full or empty we can help him/her further the troubleshooting.
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    This is what I recommend to customers and have...

    This is what I recommend to customers and have installed them on my own system. You beat me by 5 minutes
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    +1 You technically could use camping propane as...

    +1 You technically could use camping propane as a drop in replacement for r-22. It'll work pretty close to original specs and as an added bonus you'll be able to smell if you develop a leak in the...
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    Is the inside pan filling up and overflowing into...

    Is the inside pan filling up and overflowing into the other pan?

    If the inside pan is overflowing, you probably have a draining issue.
    If the inside pan is nearly empty, you probably have a leak...
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