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    So you can dial in motor amps. You can make the...

    So you can dial in motor amps. You can make the sheave larger or smaller which increases and decreases the Sie of the pulley. Increasing speed increases amp draw of the motor, because it is doing...
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    Oh, that makes sense. I live in a rainforest...

    Oh, that makes sense. I live in a rainforest area, its unusual to find a roof without water on it.
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    Why do they run the condensate line to the drain?...

    Why do they run the condensate line to the drain? Up here in BC, Canada they just drain it right onto the roof for the most part.
  4. Leave a tip behind the filter lol.

    Leave a tip behind the filter lol.
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    Good tips, thanks. I guess the trick is to do it...

    Good tips, thanks. I guess the trick is to do it the same way every time to get consistent repeatable results.
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    Good call on replacing both to get the close...

    Good call on replacing both to get the close rpms.

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    Presumably this is easiest with a set of...

    Presumably this is easiest with a set of calipers?

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    I do PMs for a hotel, I recently quoted 5 sheaves...

    I do PMs for a hotel, I recently quoted 5 sheaves to be replaced. They didn't go or it...but then they had 3 units go down because the belts got chewed through. They replaced e sheaves after that.
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    Once you dial in your pitch diameter, how do you...

    Once you dial in your pitch diameter, how do you measure the fixed pulley diameter? Are you just measuring the span between the two top surfaces if the belt?
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    Thanks, I didn't know about heat and cool...

    Thanks, I didn't know about heat and cool lengths. Yet another thing to consider!
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    Cool. I know someone at NATE they might be able...

    Cool. I know someone at NATE they might be able to hook me up. Thanks for the info.

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    Perfect, thank you. I'm in Canada, so I may or...

    Perfect, thank you. I'm in Canada, so I may or may not have much luck.

    What kind of bender do you like? I was thinking a ratchet bender, but it seems like it might be difficult to do precise...
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    Can I use some of that r22a stuff that triples my...

    Can I use some of that r22a stuff that triples my cooling capacity and halfs my bill?

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    This is a replacement. I'm pretty sure the other...

    This is a replacement. I'm pretty sure the other one failed due to lack of oil return. When they installed the new compressor, they didn't purge the system of all that oil. Presumably the installer...
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    Should I run a pipe from just after the txv...

    Should I run a pipe from just after the txv around the dryer as a DIY subcooler? I bet that would make it better.

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    The drier had a jacket of ice in it, that meaN's...

    The drier had a jacket of ice in it, that meaN's it is working right?

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    But...there is nothing wrong with the oil. It...

    But...there is nothing wrong with the oil. It doesn't taste funny at all. Can I just leave the old dryer in and pipe another one in somewhere else?

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    So you are telling me I can just put the pieces...

    So you are telling me I can just put the pieces back together and fasten them jb weld and duct tape? I am so happy the compressor isn't cratered.
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    Can anyone tell me how to reassemble this?

    Copeland 4d recip compressor. There was about half an inch of oil in the heads above the discharge valves. Looks like it took a huge gulp of oil and self destructed. All four cylinders were...
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    Precision pipe bending information?

    Greetings gents,

    Does anyone have any reference material on how to calculate and lay out bends on a pipe so that you can mark all the bends at once? I'm mostly interested in precise, no guess...
  21. I do the same. That metal duct tape also works...

    I do the same. That metal duct tape also works well.
  22. I have a self securing hydraulic ladder lift on...

    I have a self securing hydraulic ladder lift on my van...
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    Did the bulb have good positive contact on the...

    Did the bulb have good positive contact on the suction line? Was it insulated? Where on the suction line was it located? Is it an adjustable style txv? I've come across a couple txvs that have been...
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    Why would you want to use a nest stat?

    Why would you want to use a nest stat?
  25. Thread: VRF

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    Hi der im new. I just bought new dewalt...

    Hi der im new. I just bought new dewalt compressor, how do I make it cool my room? I have a new fan I can use, its one of those tower fans from staples. Is DAT all I need to make cooling tower?
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    Wow thats some golden advice, I will keep an eye...

    Wow thats some golden advice, I will keep an eye out for that from now on.

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    Lol "mayonaise" Sent from my HTC One S using...

    Lol "mayonaise"

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    I thought the resistor was to discharge the cap...

    I thought the resistor was to discharge the cap on off cycle if the cap wasn't able to discharge through a motor winding?

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    Is your charge checker calibrated for the colour...

    Is your charge checker calibrated for the colour of your hoses? If not, you might need to bring it to a paint store and change your hose colour.


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    It depends on the color of your hose. Are you...

    It depends on the color of your hose. Are you using red and blue hoses, because that changes the refrigerant.

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    I always say record.

    I always say record.
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    There is one using r11 and another using r12 at...

    There is one using r11 and another using r12 at my school. I'll grab a video next time.

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    Its the intermolecular forces that are overcome...

    Its the intermolecular forces that are overcome during boiling, not molecular bonds. I.e hydrogen bonding between the dipoles of water molecules, as well as dipole dipole and vanderwaal forces. I.e...
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    I believe this is how the FLASC (flash gas...

    I believe this is how the FLASC (flash gas subcooler) works on a carrier 19xr, rigt before the linear float valve.

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    Have you tried plugging it in? Sent from my...

    Have you tried plugging it in?

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  36. One of the reasons I prefer working commercial. I...

    One of the reasons I prefer working commercial. I get an hourly rate whether or not the customer buys what I'm selling.

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    I don't know. How hard does it pull in? Does the...

    I don't know. How hard does it pull in? Does the contactor shake the building when it lets go? Is your charge positive or negative? Could it be the flibbermagibber that is going wrong?

    Sent from...
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    Hey Nick, If you want help with something, and...

    Hey Nick,
    If you want help with something, and it doesn't relate to the thread you are reading, then its a good idea to post a new thread. It's pretty easy, you just have to goto the forum page...
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    I don't know! What's with all the people asking...

    I don't know! What's with all the people asking completely OT questions?

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  40. What is all this chat about Nicks Handyman? I...

    What is all this chat about Nicks Handyman? I couldn't find much on poolfxr
  41. My eyes bugged out when I saw that. That's a heck...

    My eyes bugged out when I saw that. That's a heck of a markup.
  42. Water source heat pump cycling between heat and cool (interesting situation)

    Showed up to a no cooling service call in a commercial building today, and came across something interesting that you guys might get a kick out of.

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    Unit: Climate Master Water Source...
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    You can tell when people joined by looking at the...

    You can tell when people joined by looking at the join date proudly displayed to the right of their name after each post they make. Underneath also shows how many posts they've made. Glad I could be...
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    Hey lclemons, Welcome to the forum, I like...

    Hey lclemons,
    Welcome to the forum, I like seeing new faces :) I bet if you were to start a new thread outlining your question you'd get a lot more help. It's pretty easy to make a new thread. Just...
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    Are there RTU's with a 15F split? Most of the...

    Are there RTU's with a 15F split? Most of the units I see with a 15F split are heat-pumps.
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    Don't stick your gauges on unless there is a...

    Don't stick your gauges on unless there is a mechanical problem. You should be able to get a 20F to 25F delta T between your return air and supply air. If your space temp return is 75F, you should be...
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    This is really important. It's easy to introduce...

    This is really important. It's easy to introduce a bit of air into a system if you aren't being careful. Not to mention every time you put gauges on, you lose a bit of gas. It doesn't take many times...
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    Hi cegler. Your best bet is to mKe a new thread...

    Hi cegler. Your best bet is to mKe a new thread under aop residential. This thread isn't related to your question. Cheers!

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    You would think that would be SOP Sent from my...

    You would think that would be SOP

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    Eh? Sent from my HTC One S using Tapatalk 2

    Eh?

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