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  1. There in lies the rub....whose to say someone...

    There in lies the rub....whose to say someone else didn't already go up 1 size last time...and the time before that...and the time before that...
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    Have you been peeking?

    Have you been peeking?
  3. I didn't read your OP, because after the other...

    I didn't read your OP, because after the other one I really didn't care to help you out. I just wanted to hear what everyone else said.

    My question to you is why you didn't post this information...
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    I would lose.

    I would lose.
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    I don't care who you are. That's funny right...

    I don't care who you are. That's funny right there!! :D
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    Perhaps you know what you are doing...perhaps...

    Perhaps you know what you are doing...perhaps not. You admitted that you didn't explain it well. So I am a smart ass for trying to save your life from a couple thousand miles away?

    Ok. Have fun...
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    you are in over your head...get someone there...

    you are in over your head...get someone there that can teach you how NOT to play with 3 phase.
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    That is all it means. Approach is a measure of...

    That is all it means.

    Approach is a measure of heat transfer. High approach equals low heat transfer. Low approach equals high heat transfer. Higher heat transfer equals more efficiency and lower...
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    Oh! Add "Defense against the dark arts". I...

    Oh! Add "Defense against the dark arts".

    I think one of the things that gets overlooked and was mentioned by someone is "customer relations", how to talk to people, how to train other people, how...
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    OSHA training would be good too...how to answer...

    OSHA training would be good too...how to answer (and not answer) questions, etc. I guess after all of this reading...are WE making the videos or is the manufacturer doing it or what? Will it be our...
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    I would recommend that it be REQUIRED at the...

    I would recommend that it be REQUIRED at the beginning of each video. A brief safety minute concerning what is needed and what can go wrong in the following presentation. If you want to end with it...
  12. TB...I must be rubbing off on you....you are...

    TB...I must be rubbing off on you....you are creating long-winded posts like i usually do!!!:grin2::grin2:
  13. First thing, take your own advice. There are...

    First thing, take your own advice. There are plenty of people that will piss you off just for the fun of it...some will do it on accident. If you do not like the way a question or statement is...
  14. If your meter only reads to 0.1 ohms, I would not...

    If your meter only reads to 0.1 ohms, I would not trust that last digit being very accurate. If you are worried about the windings, ohm them with a meter that at least reads to 0.01 ohms or better...
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    Those breakers are "ON" or "OFF". When they trip,...

    Those breakers are "ON" or "OFF". When they trip, they end up in the "OFF" position...no middle ground. If all is ok when you run it, there could be a couple of issues.

    The first is that the...
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    x2...maybe x3. CFM is a measurement of the volume...

    x2...maybe x3. CFM is a measurement of the volume of a space regardless of whether it has air in it or pudding in it. You don't move volume...you move molecules.

    On bigger chillers, there are...
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    My reply was going to be one of a technical...

    My reply was going to be one of a technical nature. I like yours better!
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    Uhhhh...what? It is slowing it down versus a 3/4"...

    Uhhhh...what? It is slowing it down versus a 3/4" hose...sure. But...what are you talking about?

    My pumps will spit oil all over until they get the pressure down to where they aren't moving the...
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    i have a place that has vacuum pumps that big or...

    i have a place that has vacuum pumps that big or maybe a touch bigger...hard to tell from your picture. they pull vacuums but not as low as we need to go...they are a volume pump rather than a vacuum...
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    As for old vs new Fords (or any vehicle for that...

    As for old vs new Fords (or any vehicle for that matter) I don't know. But changes to lighter weight materials so that a vehicle can get better gas mileage due to mandated efficiency standards is a...
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    A great way to tell if the vacuum pump is good or...

    A great way to tell if the vacuum pump is good or not, is weight. The heavier the pump (when new) the better the pump. Trying to get lower costs means weaker and cheaper parts. Sure, a good pump...
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    If you haven't messed up more than this, then you...

    If you haven't messed up more than this, then you are really new. As for the pipe freezing due to exposure to the elements, I can't answer that. What is "freezing" to you? +25F? -25F? Freezing is...
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    if the charge is out and you are in the process...

    if the charge is out and you are in the process of putting it back in, i find that setting up the HGBP Valve first is very easy (if it is a pressure actuated HGBP Valve). trickle in enough charge to...
  24. Thread: R290 VS R22

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    You wouldn't have to worry about whether there...

    You wouldn't have to worry about whether there was a leak or not! Your nose could find it!
  25. Thread: Dry coolers

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    It depends on your application. I have an...

    It depends on your application. I have an application where they put 212F glycol to it until it gets as low as possible, then they shift the valves to the chiller to bring the process down to 26F....
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    This really is an issue. On the multiple fan...

    This really is an issue. On the multiple fan units, the fans are staged. When another fan needs to be brought on, all fans are temporarily shut off, as they coast down a little, this allows the next...
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    where the watt meters will really shine is in the...

    where the watt meters will really shine is in the rebuild/remanufacture arena. the curve charts assume that the originally designed motor for that compressor will be installed everytime. i do not...
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    99% of the time this is sufficient and your meter...

    99% of the time this is sufficient and your meter will read the accurate capacitance....that 1% of the time is where it counts. If all is OK when I PM a unit, then I measure the cap with my meter and...
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    I own a power meter myself and find it...

    I own a power meter myself and find it invaluable, however, concerning the compressor curve chart, the amperage that is stated should include the power factor change under the various situations. I...
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    Crap-ass Trane, excuse me, I meant to say...

    Crap-ass Trane, excuse me, I meant to say Yellowrock Trane pretends to customize already built/standard items for Trane to meet specs for a particular job. Contact your local Trane dealer to get the...
  31. Agreed and ditto.

    Agreed and ditto.
  32. You may be one of the few that provides quality...

    You may be one of the few that provides quality rebuilds...but I don't know either way. I do not like any of the rebuilds, even from the OEM's. Perhaps we have different definition of what a rebuild...
  33. see the "6DS1-4000 inrush.pdf" attachment. ...

    see the "6DS1-4000 inrush.pdf" attachment.

    this is the inrush current of all 3 phases of a Copeland, 6DS1-4000-FSU, 200 VAC, 153 RLA, 660 LRA, across the line starting compressor.

    as you can...
  34. What I am discussing and what you are...

    What I am discussing and what you are saying...same thing. Inrush current isn't going to be 10 times LRA.

    It will barely be 6 times RLA or FLA in most cases.
  35. Damaged insulation would definitely show up with...

    Damaged insulation would definitely show up with a meg test if done right.

    As for 10x the LRA...nope. The only way to have a current greater than LOCKED ROTOR on a non-vfd motor is to have a dead...
  36. Did YOU milliohm and meg the compressor? ...

    Did YOU milliohm and meg the compressor?




    AH! Now we are getting somewhere.
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    it's belt driven...why not just re-sheave it?

    it's belt driven...why not just re-sheave it?
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    nothing wrong with the fusible plug...it was just...

    nothing wrong with the fusible plug...it was just exited to see you! it would have returned to normal after you left.
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    You won't find THAT tee. As Buford said, call...

    You won't find THAT tee. As Buford said, call Trane.
  40. so you tripped the circuit breaker at 38.5...

    so you tripped the circuit breaker at 38.5 amps...not LRA? those are 2 very different things and would indicate very different issues.

    if you ran for a short period of time and then the compressor...
  41. You say it went out on LRA...how is that? Blew...

    You say it went out on LRA...how is that? Blew the fuses? Tripped a breaker? My guess is that you don't have any oil...brazed the oil equalizer tube shut?
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    I know you might not care, but why do they want...

    I know you might not care, but why do they want it changed over? I hope it isn't because of the cost per pound. What you are describing will buy lots and lots of R22 in the future.

    If they just...
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    It WAS me! I thought I was being quite the skamp...

    It WAS me! I thought I was being quite the skamp when I posted it like that...now that it has been a few days since anyone called me on it...I feel stupid.

    Here's the thread:...
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    Someone once posted a lot of info on discharge...

    Someone once posted a lot of info on discharge superheat around here somewhere.
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    I have seen that before. Lost a full charge over...

    I have seen that before. Lost a full charge over 4 days, 3 times in a row before I found it. Replaced sensor and all was good.
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    Yes. Outdoor air temp sensor needs to be...

    Yes. Outdoor air temp sensor needs to be installed and an EPROM upgrade kit.
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    so...have you upgraded this unit to include the...

    so...have you upgraded this unit to include the outdoor air temperature sensor and the new software that goes with it?
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    Oil pressure diff switch is to be set for 35...

    Oil pressure diff switch is to be set for 35 psid...the compressor needs 25 psid to maintain proper lubrication and 10-15 psi for the unloaders...so, 35 psid is the minimum. below 35 psid, you might...
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    Let me see if I am getting this right.. 1....

    Let me see if I am getting this right..

    1. Unloader solenoids energize, pressures change but no change in amp draw.
    A. Amperage should go up as unit loads up, however, amperage will drop as...
  50. I think he was making fun of himself...not me....

    I think he was making fun of himself...not me. Maybe I am wrong. I know that I was joking around.

    As for remembering wiring diagrams, I try NOT to remember them. Sure, over time some things have...
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