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    I'd rather have a trap at the condenser or buy a...

    I'd rather have a trap at the condenser or buy a brand that has a trap in the condenser than chance oil build up in the evaporator.
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    This is what I would think. I don't understand...

    This is what I would think. I don't understand either.
  3. This always puzzled me too! Working under a...

    This always puzzled me too! Working under a licenced company we could get any brand. If we want to buy for ourselves, we can't buy a name brand. They can only sell us a Payne, goodman or noname...
  4. Thread: 638A vs 638B

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    Yes it is. Still more for the pipfitters, but...

    Yes it is. Still more for the pipfitters, but they are trying. We need members to make it better.
  5. Thread: 638A vs 638B

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    I like that. I transfered to NC in 1998 when I...

    I like that.
    I transfered to NC in 1998 when I thought they were merging the 638A and 638B. I lost my pension transfering from 638B Metal Trades to Local 421 Building Trades. Every time they give...
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    Thank you for the replies. I researched jungle...

    Thank you for the replies. I researched jungle boots and it lead me to search high heat boots. I ordered some form of high heat jungle combat boots. They arrived today and I look forward to using...
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    What boots do you wear in the high heat?

    When I lived on Long Island buying a pair of boots with good thinsulate was expensive and hard to find. Now that I live in North Carolina where it's hot it seems finding a pair of boots without...
  8. Thread: No work??

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    "HI-Tech" was a good company doing large...

    "HI-Tech" was a good company doing large commercial I worked for up there. They'll start you out brushing tubes, cleaning strainers, rebuilding cooling towers. I couldn't handle the drive living in...
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    I heard R438a will have a 7% efficiency reduction.

    I heard R438a will have a 7% efficiency reduction.
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    I did residential one winter. The company wasn't...

    I did residential one winter. The company wasn't as open as that. I did notice I'd arrive early Monday morning and the bosses attitude was like "Well it's Monday" as people drifted in around...
  11. Figures...Our United Association Rep for Local...

    Figures...Our United Association Rep for Local 421 told us McQuay just signed on in another local during a meeting. Later I asked him the number and if I could transfer to it. He said yes. I...
  12. Last month I heard from my United Association...

    Last month I heard from my United Association Local 421 that "McQuay" had just signed on with Local 275 in Miami Florida. I'm really hoping they sign on with us in the Carolinas. I'll jump in a...
  13. I left long Island 14 years ago. I lived in...

    I left long Island 14 years ago. I lived in suffolk county and could't take all that traffic. I say "Hi-Tech" was the best company I worked for. They do hire this time of year because they have a...
  14. We have a card with "Cardinal Safety Rules" and...

    We have a card with "Cardinal Safety Rules" and other rules. Any personnel who fail to comply with the "Cardinal Safety Rules shall be subject to discipline as I am. However the rule I broke is not...
  15. Ever suspend someone or get suspended for breaking a safety rule?

    I'm getting suspended for stepping on the top step of a six foot ladder to get to the top two screws of a VAV box. OK, I'm in the wrong. I get that. But, to call me a Jackass and suspend me for...
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    I believe you are refering to the 30RA"P" That...

    I believe you are refering to the 30RA"P"
    That setpoint was originally increased to 50%. As the prolem persist it was increased to 70%. However I found reducing the subcooling to work even better.
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    Where did he find the leak?

    Where did he find the leak?
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    Carrier just lost three guys. A service manager,...

    Carrier just lost three guys. A service manager, a forman and a tech. Could be considered an oportunity or warning.
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    I agree. If the refrigerant has to come out to...

    I agree. If the refrigerant has to come out to repair a leak then change the Danfoss garbage txv to a sporlan or alco.

    However, I suspect even though a leak can be a cause, I'd bet the real...
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    If they are "Carrier" the actual name should be...

    If they are "Carrier" the actual name should be something like "Carrier Building Systems and Services or Carrier Commercial Systems". Carrier Enterprise dealers get to have the blue oval on the...
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    Now that I reread, mine was semi-hermetic.

    Now that I reread, mine was semi-hermetic.
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    I had a 120 ton Trane chiller under contract. It...

    I had a 120 ton Trane chiller under contract. It had two tan recip compressors. One tag said "Service First" the other said "brainerd". One tore up and the other circuit flooded. I pulled out the...
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    The carolinas are "Right to work" states so the...

    The carolinas are "Right to work" states so the unions are extremely weak. UA Local 421 is the union in the carolinas. CE Holt is the only big company I know of in this area that does...
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    $26.54 for Journeyman under the service...

    $26.54 for Journeyman under the service contracts, Carrier, JCI and Siemens. McKinneys is under a mechanical contract, much lower around $20.00. However they are willing to pay more than $27.00 for...
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    "Yes, everyone has it. That really isn't my...

    "Yes, everyone has it. That really isn't my issue. There's alot more to it. " I've been doing this for 20 years now. Thirteen years ago I had enough of the four plus hour drives from central Long...
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    I just had to mention it because 94blowncobra is...

    I just had to mention it because 94blowncobra is in Florida. I'd like to paint the picture without too many details on the internet. Yes, everyone has it. That really isn't my issue. There's alot...
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    Funny you should ask from Florida. The top guy...

    Funny you should ask from Florida. The top guy from the Florida branch is now in control of the entire southeast and making alot of changes. He actually said the managers don't have to know...
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    Do you like working for Trane?

    I've been working for Carrier most of my career. The commpany has been going downhill since I started, but I've done well for myself doing startups and warranty. The last three years I feel like...
  29. Thread: heatpump

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    W=White

    W=White
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    I like that rheem separated the mechanical parts...

    I like that rheem separated the mechanical parts outside the coil so I can work on them. I've had two Goodmans with bad reversing valves buried in the middle of the coil. Cheap part under warranty...
  31. I have trouble with mine not defrosting as well. ...

    I have trouble with mine not defrosting as well. Some of my issue is self inflicted. This 13 seer unit I got free (another story). I hooked it up to my 1978 bryant AHU. I think I got it now. I...
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    This customer is so upset they stated that they will not buy another Carrier machine

    It's amazing how many times we here this. Cheap contractor installs machine with complete disreguard to recommendations or requirements for warranty. At startup we bring up the issues and here all...
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    Can I get the name of this software. I have...

    Can I get the name of this software. I have service tool IV for DOS, but know nothing of a telabyte converter.
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    Building Trades Local 638 when lived on Long...

    Building Trades Local 638 when lived on Long Island NY

    Transfered into Metal Trades Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 421 of the Carolinas

    The Building Trades and Metal Trades thing might be...
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    I don't see why you wouldn't be able to. They...

    I don't see why you wouldn't be able to. They are both comfort link software. I see this is an old post. Has it been tried yet?
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    In the Carolina area Local 421: 1 hr straight pay...

    In the Carolina area Local 421: 1 hr straight pay each weekday & 2 hr straight pay each day of the weekend or holiday. If you go out on a call you lose the time.
    However at Carrier the office...
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    So you think it's fair for us to spend hours...

    So you think it's fair for us to spend hours trying to figure out what you did to the system, then figure out the original cause of the problem, quote you a price and let you do it again?
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    OK. A closer match than my 30 year old bryant...

    OK. A closer match than my 30 year old bryant ahu with added txv and fan cycle conrol.
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    Thank you. I'm thinking of changing out my older...

    Thank you. I'm thinking of changing out my older bryant air handler in the spring. I want to match up something good.
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    Rheem Model Number Nomenclature

    Anyone have Rheem Model Number Nomenclature?

    Rheem Classic XII Imperial Super high efficiency
    Model #RPGB-031JAZ Serial # 5028G25944871
    I'm mostly looking for the seer rating.

    Thank you.
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    I had a pair of "TIFF" oil filled. They were my...

    I had a pair of "TIFF" oil filled. They were my first good set. Had them over 10 years. I lost them and can't find another set that doesn't have to be recalibrated after each use or carefully...
  42. At Carrier we actually get pushed aside at the...

    At Carrier we actually get pushed aside at the parts house. Thier buddy's get prefered treatment and pricing. They're in there everyday buying residental units and parts. I would only be there...
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    Good thinking, I had one years ago with the...

    Good thinking, I had one years ago with the headpressure control valve on the entering condenser water line. When we corrected it the transducer problem went away as well. I bet the high SAT was...
  44. "Basicly carrier wants to compete with the mechanical contractor." - Not anymore!

    Carrier no longer believes there is enough money in service for the overhead. Carrier has heard the complaints as you mentioned and decided not to continue that route like Honeywell did in the 80's...
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    True, usually the centrifugal guys concentrate on...

    True, usually the centrifugal guys concentrate on approach, lift, delta T etc.

    The positive displacement screw 30HXC Saturated Condensing Temperature is to be 85 dF. The approach will be very...
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    Prototype:

    Prototype:
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    Every once in a while. Last week the oportunity...

    Every once in a while.
    Last week the oportunity came up for me to work with them testing the 30 RB and XAs. It was a good experience. I was causing trouble asking questions and poking around. ...
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    I usually found the issue to be low flow and/or...

    I usually found the issue to be low flow and/or oversized. Compressor comes on. Leaving water temperature is reached fast and shuts compressor off. Contactor pulls in to run compressor minutes...
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    Yes, Condenser water temperature sensors are an...

    Yes, Condenser water temperature sensors are an option. Use the Navigator to go into configuration - OPT1 - CWT.S and change to YES. You will be able to read in temperatures.
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    This happens to to one of our cardinal rules. We...

    This happens to to one of our cardinal rules. We are supposed to wrap a rope or strap tie-off from the bottom of each side across the unit and clamp in the middle with body harness lanyard.
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