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    Theres a little more to making BOOM than just lp...

    Theres a little more to making BOOM than just lp and ignition. Every flammable gas has a LEL (lower explosive limit) and UEL (upper) percent that indicates under what conditions will a compound burn....
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    From the Department of Labors own website: Click...

    From the Department of Labors own website:
    Click on the hours worked pdf

    Travel Time: The principles which apply in determining whether time spent in travel is compensable time
    depends upon the...
  3. Thread: bullet

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    Yup. Usually the byproduct of being tossed around...

    Yup. Usually the byproduct of being tossed around in the van. As always, keep it topped off.
  4. Thread: Lights???

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    the 919 snake light is great. After a few years...

    the 919 snake light is great. After a few years of use the neck gets weak and the head will droop after setting it in place.
  5. Thread: john stabile

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    beenthere

    you are a knowledgeable person, have a beer and enjoy.
  6. Thread: U V W terms

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    Then ignore the UVW. The compressor terminals are...

    Then ignore the UVW. The compressor terminals are double marked for different types of power.
  7. Thread: U V W terms

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    Sure, slap it in there, hook it up and pray the...

    Sure, slap it in there, hook it up and pray the compressor isn't 3 phase.

    Or plug in the model number and be sure.
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    Just for reference, when your heat pump goes into...

    Just for reference, when your heat pump goes into a defrost cycle it should trigger the aux heaters to come online. With the colder temperatures you're going to have more defrost cycles.

    What is...
  9. forgive my ignorance but is teflon tape not...

    forgive my ignorance but is teflon tape not supposed to be used on gas fittings? If so, then what is?
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    This is what I was taught as well. The foaming...

    This is what I was taught as well. The foaming action was caused from the lye in the cleaner dissolving aluminum. Hence why you must rinse all of it off and you end up with a shiny coil.
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    #3D is great for getting love bugs off...

    #3D is great for getting love bugs off windshields and bumpers. It works really good for dissolving nicotine tar from coils and surfaces. It's ok for general cleaning and unsticking organic debris.
    ...
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    Locally the NATE test costs $330. To me that is...

    Locally the NATE test costs $330. To me that is expensive so I've been researching the benefit it can bring to me. Of the people I've discussed this with, not one person outside the hvac industry...
  13. Is the RA pickup point close to the floor? We...

    Is the RA pickup point close to the floor?

    We have a few customers who need pan tabs added multiple times per year. They all have multiple cats and they all have the AH on a stand in a closet.
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    The ones shown in the picture are Siemens...

    The ones shown in the picture are Siemens BQ2B060. Ive only seen Siemens ones, never GE. They do operate as regular breakers do and not just service disconnects.
  15. Ive seen zip ties, foil tape and copper wire used...

    Ive seen zip ties, foil tape and copper wire used to hold the bulb on.

    On some rheem systems where the bulb was mounted externally I would foil tape the bulb to the suction line and roll the...
  16. We use acetone. Cleans really well.

    We use acetone. Cleans really well.
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    Poll: Just an fyi, a rheem 14ajm will give a 14.5-16...

    Just an fyi, a rheem 14ajm will give a 14.5-16 SEER rating depending on which evap coil you go with.
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    with 20 degrees of superheat i'd expect the...

    with 20 degrees of superheat i'd expect the accumulator to be empty of any liquid.

    Am i missing something basic?
  19. Thread: Manufacturer

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    Concord, change both the o to zeros and research

    Concord, change both the o to zeros and research
  20. Thread: two for one

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    You're my hero.

    You're my hero.
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    no, they'd have a green backing for 30 amp. ...

    no, they'd have a green backing for 30 amp. those are 20 amp switches.
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    Looking at the GSK9 wiring diagram I don't see...

    Looking at the GSK9 wiring diagram I don't see anything that would lead me to believe that when the call for heat comes from the thermostat, the blower will start running. I've been doing this for 4...
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    Quite true, though technically #12 wire is rated...

    Quite true, though technically #12 wire is rated at 25 amps according to 310.16 and so the wire is still suitable for the aplcation. I still contend that the real problem is the improper voltage and...
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    Check out 210.23. An individual branch circuit...

    Check out 210.23. An individual branch circuit can supply any single load up to 100% of the overcurrent protection value. Since I doubt the freezer is cord and plug connected and supplies other...
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    Not true, #12 is limited to 20 amps in all...

    Not true, #12 is limited to 20 amps in all situations except for specific conductor applications. A/Cs, motors, welders, capacitor banksare all exceptions to the 20 amp rule. Office lighting and...
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