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    Amazing pictures. I live in Los Angeles, CA. My...

    Amazing pictures. I live in Los Angeles, CA. My friend that moved to Joplin 3 months ago from Los Angeles works for the city of Joplin. His a city street maint. Talk to him on a daily basis. He was...
  2. Thread: OH DAMN IT!

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    Is it hard to stop a Trane? :oops:

    Is it hard to stop a Trane? :oops:
  3. Thread: rtaa chiller

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    Hello. I had the same problem....my solution was...

    Hello. I had the same problem....my solution was to look at the disconnect, not from Trane....from the customer....found bad connections....and fuses starting to rust...yes rust. I replaced all three...
  4. Thread: Shame on me.

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    i understand and know what you are going...

    i understand and know what you are going thru....I had the same April of 2009. The doctor will knock you out....it can not be done while you are awake. Think positive....I am 100% free of maglinant...
  5. Thread: Thank you!

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    Thank you!

    I just want to thank the men & women of the United States Armed Forces, past & present.
    Happy 4th of July!!!!
    Those that do not appreciate our country, the great USA, pack your bags and go back to...
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    allstar, Make sure that on the test board you...

    allstar,
    Make sure that on the test board you have all the proper jumpers in place....if one is removed it will go into test mode and it will lock a circuit out. i had such problem during a start...
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    Oh come on guys.....we know better....its for...

    Oh come on guys.....we know better....its for that extra super superheat......we need to establish....LMOA
  8. Its a Trane RTHD....and no....the starts and...

    Its a Trane RTHD....and no....the starts and hours are correct. The chiller was to be tied to another building chill water loop...but monies was was not enough to loop them. Customer states its on...
  9. Over size chiller....look at the shortning contactor

    http://i1027.photobucket.com/albums/y331/gman1975/th_YDeltaShortningCC.jpg

    http://i1027.photobucket.com/albums/y331/gman1975/ShortningCC.jpg?t=1270238100

    chiller is only 2 years old....it...
  10. Jettmac...right on the cue...it is a costco.......

    Jettmac...right on the cue...it is a costco.......
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    I think I know why the lineset is such.....for...

    I think I know why the lineset is such.....for future business expansion?
    Who knew.
  12. SURPRISE!!!!!! :bump:

    SURPRISE!!!!!! :bump:
  13. You know....all 25 units on the roof did/do not...

    You know....all 25 units on the roof did/do not have a drip leg.....contractor is from Fresno......and this job is in Pacoima.....I documented it all, hard copy to contractor and pictures and...
  14. Hinges removed......We are now required to wear a...

    Hinges removed......We are now required to wear a fall harnest when we service this unit.....:eek2:
  15. Who would pass this....oh dont send the big tech.....

    http://i1027.photobucket.com/albums/y331/gman1975/RTU.jpg?t=1268182699

    http://i1027.photobucket.com/albums/y331/gman1975/TRANERTU.jpg?t=1268183098
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    chrishvacman, You are right.....Trane needs to...

    chrishvacman,
    You are right.....Trane needs to put more monies in quality & QC....last year I've replaced 5 cond. coil.....all warranty....what I dont understand is that the factory wants the coil...
  17. Thread: Kidney stones

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    Well, hello to you all! I did not have pain or...

    Well, hello to you all!
    I did not have pain or discomfort at any point........one morning at a customers site I go to the restroom to pee....and I was peeing blood....no pain no nothing.....fisrt...
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    navyhydronics, check you email.

    navyhydronics, check you email.
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    Ah.....a Trane Voyager!

    Ah.....a Trane Voyager!
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    hey what you know.... public swimiing pool. ...

    hey what you know.... public swimiing pool.
    Lately here in los angeles we are getting them alot, but on our streets.....for real.
  21. Thread: Help...

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    Help...

    :confused:Hello fellow HVACers.....

    I need info on the following HAYES FURNACE
    Model : 175SED-VF
    Serial : 175-10493.

    btu per hr : 175,000
    btu per hr out : 140,000

    I need lit. or a...
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    check the critter cage....might not be moving...

    check the critter cage....might not be moving air.... what kind of numbers did you get when you meg each leg on the motor?
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    Hey fellow hvacers......my story....my father...

    Hey fellow hvacers......my story....my father just retired 3 months ago from local 250 in los angeles....member for 32 years. I would go to job sites (weekends) at the age of 15 years old...when I...
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    I know I need to stay on top of it more. I have...

    I know I need to stay on top of it more. I have alot of reading to do when I get home...tons of Trane lit. to read and understand. I will try to increase my post and become a professional member....
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    man...shame i do feel.....pee in the sink when...

    man...shame i do feel.....pee in the sink when ever i am drunk at my in-laws house. :eek:
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    gruntly; you got me...it was during one of the...

    gruntly;

    you got me...it was during one of the 27 aftershocks...:eek:
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    it was crazy.....i was on a roof doing start uo...

    it was crazy.....i was on a roof doing start uo on two votagers....boy for about 30 seconds....floor kept moving on me.........:eek:not sure if to remove the jumpers from the LBTtest mode or go the...
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    Shrimp on the grill

    Hello to you all. I am tired of eating coctel de camaron (shrimp cocktail). I have 8 lbs of raw shrimp..any suggestions as how to grill them? thank you all. :eek:
  29. Thread: German....

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    Thank you all for the info. I've given them a...

    Thank you all for the info. I've given them a ring. will keep you inform.

    Thanks again.
  30. Thread: German....

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    German....

    Hello my fellow mechanics.
    My family (wife, son and daughter) are looking to purchase a german shepherd. I would like to know if any of you know of a good german shepherd breeder in Southern...
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    it is an awesome investment to have on the...

    it is an awesome investment to have on the chiller...think more or less as a safety........saferty net for your job....what ever you do, do not jump it. :eek:
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    it is well worth it....Calexico or El Centro ,...

    it is well worth it....Calexico or El Centro , CA.....did alot dove hunting......as soon as you hit one, dress it up...pour red wine in a plastic bag...stick them in a cooler for a couple of hours,...
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    dangerranger951, Welocome...listen...not sure...

    dangerranger951,

    Welocome...listen...not sure where in so.cal you are located, but Mt.Sac in Walnut. CA offers a two year couerse, El Camino College in Torrance, CA offers a two year course and of...
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    having the unot sit on a curb can s#$k @$$ at...

    having the unot sit on a curb can s#$k @$$ at times. NOW it does. Have the building management/owner or facilities crew get you 2 portable scaffles to work on....done it at Mattel.......
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    Replaced 4 this year so far. You will need an...

    Replaced 4 this year so far. You will need an extra set of hands and gloves. disconnect cond. fan wiring from contactor. remove all the 5/16" screws from top cover. remove top cover, remove side...
  36. Thread: Chiller Tech

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    Hello fellow techs....residential and stationary...

    Hello fellow techs....residential and stationary engineers......chiller work is chiller work, more than loging the unit. Trane, City of industry, CA offers classes on Trane chillers, basic but you...
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    Trane does not warrant any of their equipment...

    Trane does not warrant any of their equipment when bad water system kills the unit. The installin contractor is well aware of it...its on the IOM. Get on the land lord/property management @$$.
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    Poll: hey...I helped a Trane journeyman replace the...

    hey...I helped a Trane journeyman replace the rings on one of those.....loader and unloader.
  39. Thread: New Job

    by novato1
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    New Job

    Thought I would share this with you all.....I got hired by TRANE - HVAC FIELD SERVICE TECH. Going back to the real world now..instead of bei ng stuck on one building all day.
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    Help...thermometers

    Hello to all.

    I am looking for a reliable and not cheap handheld thermometer. I currently have a Fieldpiece Pocket Digital Thermometer. Can you suggest a couple brands you use. I would be buying...
  41. Thread: Old Liebert

    by novato1
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    LIEBERTS!@#$@#$$ I hear you!!!! Model #? System...

    LIEBERTS!@#$@#$$ I hear you!!!! Model #? System 1, 2 or 3?
    I deal with 16 Lieberts here at work.
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    My first day at the job.....was to wire a heat...

    My first day at the job.....was to wire a heat pump that was gutted off all wires by the service manager....I wired it in 2.5 hours using the wiring diagram.....but got my butt chew for not wiren the...
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    WOW....is that asbestos on the flue after the...

    WOW....is that asbestos on the flue after the elbow!?!?
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    Thanks....its true make great monies.....but not...

    Thanks....its true make great monies.....but not happy here.
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    Looking for a job L.A. CA

    I live in Los Angeles, CA. I have field experience. Currently a working as a building engineer....sucks...only so much you can do in a 5 story building. Please advice.
  46. Thread: Serious Sh*t

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    my deepest and sincerely condolences to you and...

    my deepest and sincerely condolences to you and the family.

    Lost my oldest brother with not getting a chance of talking to him. Sudden death and don't wish it on anyone. It hurts me seeing my mom...
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    I know two of their "trainers" here in Los...

    I know two of their "trainers" here in Los Angeles - techs get paid by the sales....not by hours....you change filters no pay check....you make a sale you get a paycheck.........
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    R12 - I have two years of field exp......I'm...

    R12 -

    I have two years of field exp......I'm now a stationary engineer with a well known company in Los Angeles.....3 Trane CenTraVac chillers.....main chiller is 450 tons, second chiller is 250...
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    abemack I am second generation in the HVAC...

    abemack

    I am second generation in the HVAC field.....first its a job.....then it becomes your career.....if monies what you after....put your heart and back in it....it depends what you want to do...
  50. Thread: Exhaus Fans

    by novato1
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    Great question.....here in Los Angeles it...

    Great question.....here in Los Angeles it is....currently where I work we are conducting the Reg4 fire safety test...and all of our EF's are wired to HVAC and others...
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