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    To many post to read all of them and have a non...

    To many post to read all of them and have a non questionable answer to others:

    If you get a new system it most likely now throws faster air farther down the existing ducts of old causing them to...
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    Poll: Had a system that just went berserk all over the...

    Had a system that just went berserk all over the place! Could not be sure it was air, left over nitrogen, oil return slugging, mixed refrigerants, who knew????? Just started over & triple vac'd plus...
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    I never mount my thermistor inside the unit on...

    I never mount my thermistor inside the unit on resi's, just on liquid towards evap past service valve and dial into accordance from their. Of course i dislike any of it until hot weather takes over...
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    What about using a true fan cycle control with a...

    What about using a true fan cycle control with a liquid line sensor thermistor (Hoffman or Fan Handler) and dialing in the response curve for a given hot day as long as you induce a heat load to the...
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    I think I was 16 and did HVAC grunt work in the...

    I think I was 16 and did HVAC grunt work in the day and played drums in recording studios and bands at night so sleep was not an option mostly! Did both until 2004 and retired from the music scene....
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    If it is a Micro Channel new design type you need...

    If it is a Micro Channel new design type you need to run the unit 3/4 hr first before making any diagnosis. Jump out any low pressure safeties to avoid low suction shutdown. You also have to go by...
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    Moisture up stream in feed line.

    Moisture up stream in feed line.
  8. I use testo 317-3 for co testing. ? is a NCI3000 ok to use for a tech to test with?

    My company does not see a reason to provide the proper combustion analyzer that can also be used for a viable monoxide test for general, air stream, and of course combustion analysing. The company...
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    Everyone always thinks mostly it has to be the...

    Everyone always thinks mostly it has to be the Hot Leg or black 120 volt line. I have found barely connected neutral or fried inside a wire nut causing just enough amps to barely become erratic...
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    20 years ago and older supply houses did not...

    20 years ago and older supply houses did not readily carry most common strip packaged ready replace all in one. You pulled the individual strip 58" to 61" depending on the brand and KW and finished...
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    I would find it hard to believe young'ns would...

    I would find it hard to believe young'ns would ever try or even understand us Old Farts way of doing things because you have just described exactly how I've done it for years. I've also dumped out...
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    I have used an automotive light tip that will...

    I have used an automotive light tip that will handle 24 volts. Use tip probe and run a jumper from it to ground. If the contacts are bouncing it will pulse and show you. Some control boards do detect...
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    ASUS 7" Android System OS. Just use it for PDF...

    ASUS 7" Android System OS. Just use it for PDF Files.
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    All 2 wire types use a PTC disc that gets hot and...

    All 2 wire types use a PTC disc that gets hot and degrades each restart drastically until it has been off long enough to re cool and become rated useful again. 5-2-1 types do not use PTC disc to...
  15. Thread: Jobs

    by JBM1000
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    Expect to have Rear End handed to you for the...

    Expect to have Rear End handed to you for the first 3 to 5 years, and in the N/W your going to starve on pay scale so prepare to work two jobs. Then at some point you will have proved yourself and...
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    Mine from our company provided, both just...

    Mine from our company provided, both just exploded in 20 degree weather after they had been on 1- 1/8" suction piping. They both did this one right after the other within 1/2 hr. I had previously...
  17. Fielpiece blue t couple jaws have been just busting while on 1/8" lines

    At 20^ outdoor temp the blue jaws that come with Fieldpiece Sman Digital gauges have been just busting on 1-1/8" lines all by themselves out of nowhere and flinging through the air in pieces? Weird!...
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    Bingo! Plus all along an unbalanced panel load of...

    Bingo! Plus all along an unbalanced panel load of one side of the 240 bus bars.
  19. Thread: candle soot

    by JBM1000
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    Unfortunately I've seen untold thousands of...

    Unfortunately I've seen untold thousands of dollar systems put in only to be "Murdered" by the I have to burn my candles syndrome and it is tragic!
  20. Thread: tire pressurez

    by JBM1000
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    I find that on my long bed stock 3/4 ton Ford van...

    I find that on my long bed stock 3/4 ton Ford van 55 front 65 rear PSI seems the best all around. 80 in rears beats the crap out of me eventually. 65 PSI rear and handling is still real good.
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    It is sometimes difficult to remind an onsite...

    It is sometimes difficult to remind an onsite senior tech or yourself that no matter the brand, with heat pumps a minimum of 450 CFM with under total .3"wc static (Dry Indoor Coil) is the normal for...
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    Isolate the 24v to the motor and use a simple...

    Isolate the 24v to the motor and use a simple contactor 24v and see if it will pull that in. If not go upstream of control board and directly to transformer and do same test. One of the two will tell...
  23. Thread: Sales Pressure

    by JBM1000
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    #1. Find out if they have your callback % along...

    #1. Find out if they have your callback % along with I only allow you to do my equipment % records with them before any conversation. If your that good they will not call u back and u will not be...
  24. Thread: Amana gas pack

    by JBM1000
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    Clean the Evap & fan (Wheel if even slightly...

    Clean the Evap & fan (Wheel if even slightly dirty), symptom = stacked heat at limit before being pulled through fan wheel.
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    I forgot to add, years ago I could do all the...

    I forgot to add,
    years ago I could do all the commissioning that's involved to assure a proper and finely tuned system along with a good air balanced configuration to within 1 to 1-1/2 degree...
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