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    Why not just use R404? May not even need to swap...

    Why not just use R404?
    May not even need to swap txv element to C charge.
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    It is a CCOT system-(cycling clutch). Adding...

    It is a CCOT system-(cycling clutch).

    Adding additional ref to a CCOT system is the same as overfilling a capillary system to get the SH down.

    A quick test is to switch blower speed to hi....
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    A 1/4" txv for a small ice machine and another...

    A 1/4" txv for a small ice machine and another sd052 drier did the trick.

    If the txv wasn't laying around, I may have used an axv.
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    Now I know what the Tower of Babel was like.

    Now I know what the Tower of Babel was like.
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    UmmmScott, this is not a nightmare, it's real, ...

    UmmmScott, this is not a nightmare, it's real, or should I say True.

    We just went thru the exact scenario, even swapped 052 drier twice.

    Only after changing to txv 6 months ago, does it...
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    Although some FBI agents had 357 S&W mag...

    Although some FBI agents had 357 S&W mag handguns, there was not a single round of mag ammo fired by these weapons.

    They all used the 38 Special ammo. The "p+" loading gives this anemic...
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    It's the coils with the extreme uneven air...

    It's the coils with the extreme uneven air restriction that cracks & snaps blades.

    Just think of lower condenser blocked with road dirt, plastic etc.
    The fan blade flexes as it is subjected to...
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    You know Galt, I bet he has the box & everything...

    You know Galt, I bet he has the box & everything that came with it, stuck up in the rafters of that little shack.

    Is it something that I should gather up?

    I would love to shoot it but some...
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    M70 Winchester 458 magnum

    Two days ago, an old hermit friend of mine dropped in.
    He had been hard-hit by last years flood & still needed help.
    Both his meat freezers had failed and he couldn't move replacements down his...
  10. Hey I thought that's the point of the energy...

    Hey I thought that's the point of the energy miser and Hussman's Innovator "always clear" doors...

    The glass has no heaters, just a special coating.
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    Try new capacitor (it's hard-wired into unit,...

    Try new capacitor (it's hard-wired into unit, right?)
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    Emergency fix till replacement comes... Break...

    Emergency fix till replacement comes...

    Break skirt off proper-sized wirenut with sidecutters & attach wire directly to remainder of cleaned pin.

    Be sure cover, gasket & bail are on.
  13. That never took long for someone to yell rapist.

    That never took long for someone to yell rapist.
  14. Thanks, UmmScott... knew I'd learn something! ...

    Thanks, UmmScott... knew I'd learn something!

    I've seen a klixon on the discharge, but it just opened the control ckt.

    I recall the center dome well well.
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    Well, I guess that I've been counter productive...

    Well, I guess that I've been counter productive for 40 years.

    Tried one tank of nitrogen-it lasted minutes.
  16. Icemeister, I'm searching for a ZF...

    Icemeister, I'm searching for a ZF scroll-equipped condensing unit schematic.

    Checking if the liquid injection is controlled by LPS or discharge temp sensor.

    I'm kinda looking over Umscott's...
  17. Umscott should question mgrs re previous repairs...

    Umscott should question mgrs re previous repairs to this system.

    Remember, post #7 said it was working as cooler and freezer for years.
    This discounts factory error.

    It makes sense to use the...
  18. Condensing unit with ZF liquid injection scroll...

    Condensing unit with ZF liquid injection scroll to handle the hi CR of lo-suction hi-discharge.
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    Just bridge a 5mfd across the colored leads.

    Just bridge a 5mfd across the colored leads.
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    This just caught my eye (literally). The...

    This just caught my eye (literally).

    The poetic justice in the "Treehuggers" push to zero CO2 emission, which, if 100% successful,
    would kill most trees by stopping photosynthesis.
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    Well, just to get you started... Your dinky us...

    Well, just to get you started...

    Your dinky us gal weighs 8.3 lbs @ 100f.

    If the water can be heated to, say 100f,
    and heat could be recovered to 80f,

    each gal could supply
    8.3 x 20 =...
  22. I've found that a single professional reference...

    I've found that a single professional reference eg: one health district mgr to another,

    or inter-govt agencies,

    is worth more than this broad-net fishing.

    You'll be pulling in the deadbeats...
  23. Thread: I Ubered

    by IRBH
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    Er, Mike19... without a location I get little...

    Er, Mike19... without a location I get little from this.

    But I'm guessing Goose bay, Labrador.
    Am I right?
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    With the reservoirs I've seen, an inch drop...

    With the reservoirs I've seen, an inch drop would be under a gallon.

    That could easily be evaporation of the water portion of whatever heat exchange liquid is used.

    If not, 15 to 40 gal should...
  25. And with the happy workers' clever improvements,...

    And with the happy workers' clever improvements,
    they will continue until Kim Jong Umm's future kids graduate!

    Wait- I think that he had his girlfriend iced.

    But, didn't she come bouncing...
  26. May be flying thru at a later date... How many...

    May be flying thru at a later date...

    How many likes for a tour of the furnace room?
  27. " 3 wire" that's the DTS/fan delay, right? ...

    " 3 wire" that's the DTS/fan delay, right?

    Breaking my rule of read before post, but if this freezer-cum-cooler has the Parigon 8145-20 clock, be sure to ck for a shorted termination...
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    I don't know, kk ... but someone's holding all...

    I don't know, kk ... but someone's holding all the aces, and it aint you.

    Seems all the risks are borne by you.


    "... 20% of parts profits..."

    Why not take the leap and strike out on your...
  29. Thread: IRBH

    by IRBH
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    VTP99, since surviving a bear attack, everything...

    VTP99, since surviving a bear attack, everything else is pretty much a stroll in the woods!

    On-job errors covered by my techs were imbearassing.
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    HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

    Here's hoping fellow HVAC'ers south of the 49th have a great 4th of July.

    Also hoping Captain C's beer cans are suction line cold!
  31. Yes, way, way south on the bald prairie.

    Yes, way, way south on the bald prairie.
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    Use the correct capacitor to get the proper phase...

    Use the correct capacitor to get the proper phase shift for starting.

    The HS 210 is not for your 1/3hp comp either, I believe.
  33. Speaking of loss... there's a MUA up here...

    Speaking of loss... there's a MUA up here somewhere...

    glad this is way out of my area.
  34. Asian superior intelligence tackles Canadian weather

    "Very first thing you do is add two ft insulation to these sunken roofs".
  35. Thread: Flag terminals

    by IRBH
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    Stak-ons are good for 90's, straights, gays, and...

    Stak-ons are good for 90's, straights, gays, and bad attitudes.
  36. Take some Slow-blow fuses with you. I notice...

    Take some Slow-blow fuses with you.

    I notice that you have 3 inductive loads that come on that ckt.
    Until the laminate core pulls in on a contactor, there's very reactance to the current flow.
    ...
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    So my taking sc reading at outlet of receiver...

    So my taking sc reading at outlet of receiver should give me results similar to torching, right?

    I think in our colder clime, rec is nowhere full at this sc reading.
  38. Thread: Stereo Systems

    by IRBH
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    Jamanaa, the push-pull ckt was the choice of the...

    Jamanaa, the push-pull ckt was the choice of the build it yourselfers... from punching the chassis up thru picking your tubes to selecting your bias curve points.

    But now, IRBH!
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    Thanks, Icemeister, got the info from your link....

    Thanks, Icemeister, got the info from your link.

    The key numbers from my model was 002,
    19.9Kbtu @ 20f, 29.9 @ 30f.

    That cleared up a double callback.

    Last fall, competion replaced a...
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    HEATCRAFT condenser

    Heatcraft remote condenser, year '96
    DVT0022C2F 2 ckt

    Nothing in my searches to find capacity.

    Physical size may confirm 22Kbtu?


    anyone with this info
    thanks
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    The thermal image is simply showing the reflected...

    The thermal image is simply showing the reflected several kw defrost heat off the wall.

    Swap the IR camera with your phone on video and try catch where those rivulets are coming from.

    I'm...
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    Think I heard that he's become an electrician! ...

    Think I heard that he's become an electrician!

    The info will apply to other techs
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    Right you are, Pecmsg.

    Right you are, Pecmsg.
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    The above is quite typical of short defrosts....

    The above is quite typical of short defrosts.
    Remember it.
    Would be funny if OP's short defrost was simply a LPC trying to pump too low, eh.
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    I may have figured out the multiple click fiasco:...

    I may have figured out the multiple click fiasco:

    Doesn't Heatcraft have some condensers eqpt with a defrost contactor controlled thru a NC contact on the comp. contactor??


    In other...
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    Common everyday useage of anti-bacterial soap is...

    Common everyday useage of anti-bacterial soap is imo the worst thing that you can do to promote body health.

    Bacteria, virus, various yeast & molds will grow on your body.

    By using...
  47. Thread: Stereo Systems

    by IRBH
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    Quite surprising the interest shown by bands in...

    Quite surprising the interest shown by bands in vacuum-tube amps.

    Apparently, the built-in distortion, grid resonation etc is a desireable element in their music, as opposed to 20-18khz flatline...
  48. Thread: Stereo Systems

    by IRBH
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    Transformer the size of a car battery...

    Transformer the size of a car battery...
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    dble post rx receiver ...

    dble post rx receiver
    tx transmitter
    guess that's not hvac is it.
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    Unlike everyone else, I find that SC does mean...

    Unlike everyone else, I find that SC does mean something even with a rx.

    Sight glass full or not, I would try adding ref.

    SC of 2 at comp means flashing at first restriction.

    12 to 18 sc...
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