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  1. Acetone? Wow! That's pretty wicked stuff!

    Acetone? Wow! That's pretty wicked stuff!
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    I think that jpsmith (again), is the only one...

    I think that jpsmith (again), is the only one that's got his head on right regarding this thread. Good grief! Just how much moisture do you guys think you're putting in a system by using CO2? ...
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    Wow, I think we've seen it all in this thread! I...

    Wow, I think we've seen it all in this thread! I think the candid remarks by jpsmith pretty well nailed the coffin lid shut on this problem.
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    Coalman, Get the L5 and...

    Coalman,
    Get the L5 and nevermind the 175 and 350! But if you really want to have the setup to die for: couple that L5 with a Super 400 amp (best ever made, bar none). I had a L5...
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    Jet, It's been a long, long time since the...

    Jet,
    It's been a long, long time since the Sam the Sham days, but I probably started with Sam in the Mid sixties and parted ways around 68 give or take a small amount of time. For me, the...
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    Been a while since I've played 2 Byrdlands: ...

    Been a while since I've played

    2 Byrdlands: 1959 and 1963
    1 ES 175
    1 ES 350

    Gibson GA 60 Amp (Super 400)

    Toddfather
  7. I've learned to be quite tolerant of the...

    I've learned to be quite tolerant of the homeowners questions, comments, observations etc. However, my strongest preference would be for them to tell me whatever they can, as best the can, then trust...
  8. Thread: New Avatar

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    Again

    Again
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    New Avatar

    Just trying out a Avatar
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    I guess you can learn something new every day! ...

    I guess you can learn something new every day! As it happens, and it doesn't surprise me that you guys would know, the liquid line and suction line are integral to each other and it appears that the...
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    Well, it's been said that there's no such thing...

    Well, it's been said that there's no such thing as a stupid question! Perhaps there is such a thing as a stupid question! I must be going blind because I can't imagine how this thing can work!

    ...
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    What am I not seeing?

    Admittedly, I have also posted this question on a different web site but have no gotten an answer back as of yet. With that said, I thought I'd also inquire here. Although Refrigeration is not my...
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    I could be wrong, but I don't think you know what...

    I could be wrong, but I don't think you know what you're talking about



    Toddfather
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    Coolwhip, A few years ago,...

    Coolwhip,
    A few years ago, the guys I worked with gave me a coffee mug with an inscription on it that was one of Mark Twain's famous quotes. It read:

    "When I...
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    Brazing Question

    Hopefully, someone will have an answer for my question that goes beyond guessing.

    Does anyone know if using my sil fos 15% for the purpose of brazing broken band saw blades would ...
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    Wormy, Good advise, maybe you...

    Wormy,
    Good advise, maybe you should repeat it for Mr Air Max since it was buried so deep in this thread! :eek2:




    Toddfather
  17. OOPs!, Sorry Beenthere, You posted...

    OOPs!,

    Sorry Beenthere,


    You posted while I was typing



    Toddfather
  18. Zildjian, I hope you don't do it! ...

    Zildjian,
    I hope you don't do it! Being in school, and having some knowledge of furnaces hardly qualifies you to work on, or evaluate someones furnace. You might be doing your friend...
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    Living in Michigan dosn't allow easy access to...

    Living in Michigan dosn't allow easy access to salt water so I've made myself content to fish freshwater. I've chased trout most of my life and as a high end hobby, I make split cane bamboo fly...
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    I used to travel a lot, a very lot! I was...

    I used to travel a lot, a very lot! I was astonished how differently Pizza was made across the USA. In the Detroit area (Madison Heights), I think overall the Green Lantern made the best Pizza I'v...
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    Well now, That, was quite an introduction! ...

    Well now, That, was quite an introduction!


    Toddfather
  22. Personally, I'd suggest...

    Personally,

    I'd suggest getting a different tech, and re-read Mr. Bill's posts! It's a pretty simple problem which should not require 3 service calls.



    Toddfather
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    Let me share a piece of wisdom I've learned over...

    Let me share a piece of wisdom I've learned over time. Years ago I had my own electronics repair service. I repaired everything at the component level including, but not limited to: radar systems,...
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    I think that under the conditions you describe,...

    I think that under the conditions you describe, Yes, supply air of 41 degrees is too low. If nothing else, consider this: With air off the evaporator of 41 degrees, what do you think the coils...
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    Sheesh! If there ever was a thread that...

    Sheesh! If there ever was a thread that [U]Needed[U] To be closed, I think it's this one!




    Toddfather
  26. Offhand, I'd say no! Try this one: If...

    Offhand, I'd say no!


    Try this one: If a man says something in a forest and there is no woman around to hear it, Is he still wrong?


    Toddfather
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    Refused to put any in? Seems to me that the guy...

    Refused to put any in? Seems to me that the guy with the checkbook is the one in control of the situation!



    Toddfather
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    Tech 45, I was reading...

    Tech 45,

    I was reading a different post and noticed your birthday is today! So is mine! Aug 4 1945,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Happy B-day bro!
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    Tech, Got it! I was thinking...

    Tech,

    Got it! I was thinking for a fleeting second that you were actually subscribing to the beer can cold method as a means of simplicity! Agreed, Same page!

    Toddfather

    ...
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    Here's one the kids will love! Slice french...

    Here's one the kids will love!

    Slice french bread 1"thick and remove crust

    Coat both sides of french bread in Eagle Brand Milk (as if making french toast)

    Sprinkly shredded coconut on one...
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    Tech45, Toddfather=Confused ...

    Tech45,

    Toddfather=Confused


    Toddfather
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    Alex, It seems to me that if...

    Alex,

    It seems to me that if you're serious about an HVACR vocation, you'd be better served by training at a more in depth institution. I could be wrong on this but I think that...
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    Dardin, I am very respectful of...

    Dardin,
    I am very respectful of this site and the rules governing it. I tend to refrain from chiming in on many posts because of my regular member status.

    It's...
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    Marlboro Up with mini skirts or Down...

    Marlboro



    Up with mini skirts or Down with pantyhose
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    hvac17, You didn't really...

    hvac17,
    You didn't really make the distinction between low air flow at the condenser or evaporator, or both! What's the scenario that you are seeking an answer on?

    ...
  36. Thread: compressor

    by toddfather
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    I think I'm pretty safe in saying that if you...

    I think I'm pretty safe in saying that if you don't know what the process tube on a compressor is for, you will undoubtedly get yourself in trouble with the information.



    Toddfather
  37. Freeze, It's agreed that the...

    Freeze,
    It's agreed that the system is pretty dirty, and what you do or don't do with your landlord is up to you. It would be a simple matter for anyone in the field to pull...
  38. Wow! I think the bigger question for the moment...

    Wow! I think the bigger question for the moment would be: Where is that furnace getting it's combustion air from?




    Toddfather
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    Regarding Swampfox's post: ...

    Regarding Swampfox's post:

    I had to smile when Swampfox replied to replace a capacitor whenever it says "GE". Years ago, I repaired everything from transmitters, to...
  40. Oh God! I hope this thread doesn't make me go...

    Oh God! I hope this thread doesn't make me go crazy! Not too long ago, I was making myself crazy with temperature measurements and calibration.

    Now, I'm not going to give this a whole lot of...
  41. Thread: old carrier

    by toddfather
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    I think he did ask a question. The strange...

    I think he did ask a question. The strange punctuation, and run on nature of his post, made it difficult to see.


    Toddfather
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    You guys are having entirely too much fun with...

    You guys are having entirely too much fun with this fellow! You need to kill him or let him off the hook! I like the way JP and VCM handled the situation by provoking him to think his way through...
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    Tiwilli, Quit clowing! You know...

    Tiwilli,

    Quit clowing! You know very well what Nytrogin is but you gotta make sure the Potassiums, and Sil Phos has been removed. Seems like it's just basic fertilizer to me, but the...
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    It seems that there are different types of charts...

    It seems that there are different types of charts being mentioned in this thread: Superheat charts and Temperature Pressure charts. My posts are in reference to a method of obtaining a target...
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    Give it a try and test it's accuracy! 3 times...

    Give it a try and test it's accuracy! 3 times the wet bulb temperature, minus 80, minus ambient(dry bulb), divided by 2 should give you the same target superheat as the charts that you wish to...
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    I spent many years in the engineering field, and...

    I spent many years in the engineering field, and have always had a calculator handy. With that said, I seldom even look at a chart for determining target superheat. I use the following formula for...
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    Well,well, I just spoke...

    Well,well,

    I just spoke with the engineering Dept at Dwyer Instruments about the mounting system I suggested in this thread. According to them, they have never tested the...
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    Magnehelic Guage

    Hey Guys,

    Not knowing where exactly to post this question, I'll try it here in General Discussions. I'd like to mount my Magnehelic Guage in a box in such a way that I could...
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    Hmmm, I'd forget why it's freezing up for the...

    Hmmm, I'd forget why it's freezing up for the moment, and ask myself why I'm running the a/c when it already 68 degrees outside. 5 ton system running on a 68 degree day! I'd love to know what...
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    There seems to be a consensus that it would/could...

    There seems to be a consensus that it would/could be done by a competent tech, but how well it would work, and at what efficiency would certainly be questionable. I coudn't agree more! Begging the...
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