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    Welcome to my world :grin2: We often will add...

    Welcome to my world :grin2:

    We often will add a fan speed controller.

    When we need a really quiet system we use an air handler.

    One of our latest problems was a client with 7 figures of...
  2. Thread: Quail?

    by CoolWine
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    I like them on the grill. A quick dip in soy adds...

    I like them on the grill. A quick dip in soy adds flavor and color that cannot be achieved in the quick cooking required.
  3. [QUOTE=VTP99;18967091] I called and spoke with...

    I called and spoke with them.
  4. No. Coated copper/alum. It does appear to be a...

    No. Coated copper/alum. It does appear to be a better mousetrap.
    No distribution, more expensive than the equivalent but not crazy, pre installed TXVs :)
    They use dixell style controllers mounted...
  5. From floodback? We typically run scenario 2 and...

    From floodback? We typically run scenario 2 and have virtually no compressor failures while I've seen many LLSV leaking by and making the poor compressor cycle endlessly. It also seems scenario 1...
  6. Thanks so much! Any experience with these? Do...

    Thanks so much!

    Any experience with these? Do the coils and fans last?
    Parts availability?
  7. Who is the manufacturer of this evaperator?

    Some contact info on this tag would be helpful :.02:


    http://i62.tinypic.com/qzjjac.jpg
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    Most likely because they were able to go to 134...

    Most likely because they were able to go to 134 from 12 using the same compressors.
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    I'd be much more concerned with the disconnect. ...

    I'd be much more concerned with the disconnect.

    How about making a sheet metal ring to raise the height 12" -18". It wouldn't take more than some metal and screws, though I would add a edge guard...
  10. One of the few harbor freight purchases I'm happy...

    One of the few harbor freight purchases I'm happy with.
    http://www.harborfreight.com/2-piece-rubber-strap-wrench-set-94119.html#.UzJN0M7AvSg
  11. Baller project. We've done a few projects with...

    Baller project. We've done a few projects with mechanicals like that, one crazy one that you thought you were in a sub or military ship the way everything was laid out and labeled.

    We have one...
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    http://store.snapon.com/ free shipping to. ...

    http://store.snapon.com/

    free shipping to.

    This ratcheting screwdriver is one of my all time favorite tools...
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    I have to agree, those old mechanical pressure...

    I have to agree, those old mechanical pressure controls with cap tubes are notorious leakers. The encapsulated controls have been super reliable for us.
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    I took a quick peek, didn't see anything. We've...

    I took a quick peek, didn't see anything. We've used the JC 350 series for something similar but $$$.
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    Rain please.

    Rain please.
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    Kind of sorta...I reach for these more often than...

    Kind of sorta...I reach for these more often than a traditional adjustable.

    http://www.knipex.com/index.php?id=1216&L=1&page=art_detail&parentID=1368&groupID=1500&artID=2939
  17. cost and availability.

    cost and availability.
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    Not unless there is a leak at this temperate...

    Not unless there is a leak at this temperate range. SST=45 (40psi)

    Let's see how 290 plays out. :det:


    Isn't it still the choice for most domestic products sold today?


    Why...It seems...
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    I've used those and think they SUCK. How many...

    I've used those and think they SUCK.

    How many holes do you have to cut? These work just fine ;)...
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    Both run POE, the 134 will never run in a vacuum....

    Both run POE, the 134 will never run in a vacuum. 134 has no glide.
    Why do you prefer 404 over 134?
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    I was under the impression that 134 has the...

    I was under the impression that 134 has the lowest equipment cost and 404 higher, not that the difference is significant.

    My "math" may be off base but if we look at 1/4HP Copeland units.
    134...
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    I believe you can not run 134 in a 22 compressor...

    I believe you can not run 134 in a 22 compressor due to higher compression ratio's. I also believe that at the same HP that 134 would have a much lower capacity. I'm sure Icemeister or another...
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    134 vs 404 in fractional systems

    If you were setting up new equipment (medium temp, fractional HP) what refrigerant would you choose and why?
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    I've had a thermostat cause the same thing.

    I've had a thermostat cause the same thing.
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    WOW. Low bidder gets the job again.

    WOW. Low bidder gets the job again.
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    Hopefully it won't do this to you...

    Hopefully it won't do this to you http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radium_Girls
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    no free s/h but I've had great service and...

    no free s/h but I've had great service and pricing from hvacr tools. http://hvacr-tools.com/
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    Refacing tool for flare fittings.

    Refacing tool for flare fittings.
  29. Looks like the consensus is for leaving them in...

    Looks like the consensus is for leaving them in the truck, which is what I will continue to do. :putergreet:
  30. Cold Weather Care of Meters, Digi Manifolds & Electrical Gear

    Do you guys bring your tools in at night in this cold weather?

    I'll admit I've been leaving them in the truck and haven't had issues :couchhide:
  31. Thread: wine cellar

    by CoolWine
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    Not that it matters now but it strikes me as bad...

    Not that it matters now but it strikes me as bad practice to leave a system in a vacuum, especially a system that runs POE.

    Explain to me how a CCH would overload a circuit and a light bulb...
  32. Thread: wine cellar

    by CoolWine
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    single pain? frameless? Hope that evap isn't...

    single pain? frameless? Hope that evap isn't blowing on that glass. What would typical RH be in the summer in that dining room.
  33. Thread: wine cellar

    by CoolWine
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    Are they covering the evaporator with a...

    Are they covering the evaporator with a restrictive grill?
    Airflow issues?
  34. Thread: wine cellar

    by CoolWine
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    I'd start by evacuation and pull down to 500 and...

    I'd start by evacuation and pull down to 500 and confirm you have a tight system. Could a leak have caused that evap freezup?

    Weigh in 3#. Block CU to achieve 170, then clear SG if needed.

    Get...
  35. Thread: wine cellar

    by CoolWine
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    Making the evaporator inaccessible is a mistake...

    Making the evaporator inaccessible is a mistake as over time as it will need access for cleaning and servicing. No way around dialing in SH as well. If the system wasn't fully commissioned I would...
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    We use and like the HW 6000 FP with wifi. Good...

    We use and like the HW 6000 FP with wifi. Good GUI. Good Value. Good App. It uses the location to give you ODT.

    I'm also a fan of the BayWeb stats but these are hardwired to the router. Much less...
  37. Thread: wine cellar

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    Is the room down to temp?

    Is the room down to temp?
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    I'm a fan of it. We've been using them for a few...

    I'm a fan of it. We've been using them for a few years now. Much more flexible. Haven't had any callbacks.
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    An oppositional view. I'm a fan of the...

    An oppositional view.

    I'm a fan of the 16E09-101 and would preferred components.
    I haven't had good luck with the little black box controllers like carel & dixell. Most common failure is relays...
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    One DIY opinion.

    One DIY opinion.
  41. Sounds fun. What kind of pressure controls,...

    Sounds fun. What kind of pressure controls, safeties, etc?

    Who is the manufacturer?

    How big is the tank?
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    For true redundancy keep the controls totally...

    For true redundancy keep the controls totally separate. Change setpoints quarterly or whenever, easy enough to add hour meters and alarm.
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    I really like these...

    I really like these http://www.emersonclimate.com/Documents/White-Rodgers/sell_sheets/wr_4975_16E09_101_ETempCntrl.pdf
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    How about using a LARGE filter drier as your...

    How about using a LARGE filter drier as your receiver?

    Does that condensing unit have enough starting torque for a TXV?
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    I like my 902 but just became aware of a...

    I like my 902 but just became aware of a shortcoming.

    Max ohm is 9999.

    I was just trying to check a NTC thermistor and it didn't work :(
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    I can't see a need for setting RH higher or lower...

    I can't see a need for setting RH higher or lower than your limits for human storage. Providing the ability to set it high opens you to risk from moisture damage.



    NO/NC doesn't matter a relay...
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    I don't cut them up, just pull them out with the...

    I don't cut them up, just pull them out with the ends still attached. I got $1.20/lb. this week.
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    I think what several are referring to as a...

    I think what several are referring to as a "delay-on-break" is actually a "delay on make". Different animals. Different purposes.
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    I was under the impression that nec code started...

    I was under the impression that nec code started at 25 volts, hence 24 volt control systems.

    That said an inexpensive piece of liquid tite should suffice.
  50. http://www.amazon.com/Refrigerant-Cap-Lock-Screwdr...

    http://www.amazon.com/Refrigerant-Cap-Lock-Screwdriver-R410A/dp/B007PAXAGY/ref=sr_1_2?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1372537372&sr=1-2&keywords=refrigerant+lock+cap+screwdriver
    ...
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