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    At least the shingles look new.

    At least the shingles look new.
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    Most older elevators that are 3 landings or less...

    Most older elevators that are 3 landings or less are hydraulic, many of the new ones are
    pit less, and use a hydraulic piston and a cable hoist system.
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    If you do not keep your head down low, you will...

    If you do not keep your head down low, you will get the shaft.

    One thing I learned about old relay elevators, it is a lot like philosophy.
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    Repairing elevators

    Have any of you ever worked on elevators? Kind of getting tired of hvac since
    I have been at it so long. Still do hvac work, but have scaled back some.

    Several years ago I repaired a 1965 Dover...
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    Was called out to repair a Carrier Weathermaker...

    Was called out to repair a Carrier Weathermaker that had been repaired many times, by others. Get there cust says unit
    does not cool and is noisy. Unit is a package unit, open panel quickly start...
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    [QUOTE=Arti;21739721]I have a few of them in,...

    [QUOTE=Arti;21739721]I have a few of them in, never a problem owners are really pleased with them,
    Seem to be of decent quality even the remotes stand up well.

    For what it's worth I suspect that...
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    The 4 I just installed the line sets provided 16'...

    The 4 I just installed the line sets provided 16' were the right
    length, so I did not need to cut them or flare.
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    Well they better be good, because I got the bid....

    Well they better be good, because I got the bid.

    I just installed the 4, and they went good, and work good.

    I will let everyone know how these units do. For their price, they
    sure do work...
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    Flew on the Dreamliner recently from Austin, TX...

    Flew on the Dreamliner recently from
    Austin, TX to London. Great plane, great
    flight, return flight good also. British Airways
    has the direct flight. 9 hours over, 9.75
    back.
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    Klimaire mini splits.

    Have any of you ever installed Klimaire mini splits. I installed 5 of so back in 2010 and
    they are still doing great. I also have one in my outside storage work room, it runs
    year round and still...
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    Good troubleshooting. I have run into a few...

    Good troubleshooting. I have run into a few situations like this one. To keep it simple and clean, I simply wrote down
    what I found, and if the customer wanted verbal explanation I described it...
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    I use a Chevy Express 3500 standard length. The...

    I use a Chevy Express 3500 standard length. The extended length is better, but is to long to park. Mileage is
    14.3 mpg, not bad for its size. You can store many items in van, and a van is more...
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    Have you read how many amps the new motor is...

    Have you read how many amps the new motor is drawing?
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    That did it, he's gone.

    That did it, he's gone.
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    I have replaced quite a few blower wheels in that...

    I have replaced quite a few blower wheels in that model Carrier, the blower wheel simply comes apart,
    get a good bid and just replace the blower wheel. If the furnace looks good, and not all rusty.
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    There is still quite a bit of 22 available, no...

    There is still quite a bit of 22 available, no reason to use replacements. Earlier this year I bought two more
    skids of 22 because the price was so low. I have enough for quite a while.

    After...
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    Started part time in 1985, my other job paid...

    Started part time in 1985, my other job paid better but was on a as needed basis. In 1996 went full time ac,
    went back to part time in 2007, as my tower work picked up again. Now days about 25%...
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    I take two bags of tools and parts. As far as...

    I take two bags of tools and parts. As far as pay, lets say it was more than $1,500.00, which was for
    a total of 6 hours including driving.
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    Having troubles, again.613681 Got picture, but I...

    Having troubles, again.613681
    Got picture, but I can not turn position.

    Need picture big, so you can see Austin, TX sykline for 780 feet up.
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    The picture did not post, lets try here. ...

    The picture did not post, lets try here.

    Tower.jpg
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    I used to do radio tower work, you do have to...

    I used to do radio tower work, you do have to have a proper mind set. You also got paid much
    more than $50 per hour. Usually by the job.

    Biggest tower I ever climbed was 1311 feet, most were...
  22. I have been doing this for many years. I would...

    I have been doing this for many years. I would buy a 1 model year old Chevy Express 3500 12 passenger van
    with 4k to 6k miles, there were always many for sale at a good price, but you can not find...
  23. There will be only one generator, so not much...

    There will be only one generator, so not much waste heat.

    They only use cold storage, nothing else. What do you think is the best refrigerant to use.

    404a is what is used in all their refer...
  24. Refrigeration for a 450,000 sq ft warehouse.

    Company I maintain equipment for is building a new 450,000 sq fr refrigerated
    warehouse. Some areas set at 36 degrees, some at 52 degrees, and other area
    at 58 to 60 degrees. This is in central...
  25. That puppy has been crying for help since day one.

    That puppy has been crying for help since day one.
  26. Thread: Refrigerant

    by edward301
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    Soon everyone will be giving their home ac a shot...

    Soon everyone will be giving their home ac a shot of freon 134a, Home Depot had a big display
    of 134 small cans, and also the can with a gauge for your car-home.
  27. Thread: Call

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    Will be having lunch tomorrow with mine.

    Will be having lunch tomorrow with mine.
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    Free electricity.

    Free electricity.
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    I am trying to think of something good to say...

    I am trying to think of something good to say about that job....................
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    I know exactly what you mean. I only repair ac...

    I know exactly what you mean. I only repair ac equipment maybe 3 or 4 times per month now, every once in a while
    5 to 8 times per month. In 2009 I started buying rental houses again since you...
  31. Sounds like a skype call where you Change the...

    Sounds like a skype call where you Change the caller ID number
    that is displayed, which means a phony call.
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    A few years ago got a call for intermitant heat,...

    A few years ago got a call for intermitant heat, and furnace making popping noises. Get there HO says furnace
    is acting up now, let me show you. HO turns heat up, we go to the furnace in garage,...
  33. Thought my email was there, will check it. I...

    Thought my email was there, will check it.

    I found the manual, so do not need now, but thanks anyway.
  34. Install manaul for Carrier 58MVC080-F-10120

    Can someone send me a PDF of this Carrier install manual.

    A new customer is having problems with his Carrier tripping the rollout
    limit switch. From looking at the system, I do not think the pvc...
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    You can try that, but you will never know if the...

    You can try that, but you will never know if the bearings are ok after being exposed to the
    elements for who knows how many years.
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    All good advise. Take pictures, and document...

    All good advise. Take pictures, and document well. Be sure and send them the deposit refund letter
    within 30 days, and show how the deposit was used up. If they owe you more than the deposit...
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    Home inspectors are like a lottery, I have been...

    Home inspectors are like a lottery, I have been selling some of the rental homes
    I bought in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Some of the inspectors will trip over a
    problem and get up and keep going, lately...
  38. You can pump down with most any good condition...

    You can pump down with most any good condition compressor. Best case is
    to listen to the compressor, stop when compressor is laboring hard. When I
    do pump down, I do not let the compressor run...
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    Recently flew to Scotland on the Dreamliner. Quite a plane.
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    Do not think dry units will be around much...

    Do not think dry units will be around much longer, at the Rheem supply shop the other day, they
    are really moving the dry charged units, picked up a few myself, as I always keep 4 sizes in stock,...
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    Have a good customer with old style Honeywell t...

    Have a good customer with old style Honeywell t stat where there is a single switch for heat cool on off, two levers on top for heat setting and
    cool setting. They get them mixed up and never get...
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    No, once installed it becomes a collection...

    No, once installed it becomes a collection
    issue. Having no signatures does not help.
  43. Thread: Red Tagged

    by edward301
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    The gas company here subs out all their turn...

    The gas company here subs out all their turn on-s, and shut offs. These guys are all new to
    the business. They just have sniffers, and bubbles.

    Any issues at all, you get a red tag. If you...
  44. The old stuff did last forever, but not very...

    The old stuff did last forever, but not very efficient. Just replaced 2 Chrysler Airtemp split ac's, both installed in March 1971.
    A 3 ton r22 split ac, and a 1.5 ton r22 split ac. The 3ton...
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    Nice clear video, I love landing at night, All...

    Nice clear video, I love landing at night,
    All the lights.

    DFW is biggest airport I have landed at.
  46. 2 Chrysler Air Temp condensers, any one know the toneage.

    Getting ready to replace 2 very old Chrysler Air Temp split
    systems. I have attached the data plates on the condensers,
    does anyone know the tonnage. Believe one is 3 ton and the
    other 1.5 ton....
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    Now you have it, this is the right combination. ...

    Now you have it, this is the right combination. I use Big Blue more that my H10.
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    I agree the older ones last forever, but some of...

    I agree the older ones last forever, but some of the newer stuff, not that long a life.
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    Liquid line solenoid.

    How long do you usually see liquid line
    solenoids lasting?

    In refigeration where the system cycles about
    20 to 25 times per day, I have been noticing
    they last about 5 years, at least in mid...
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    Goettl furnace.

    I am working on a pair of twinned Goettl furnaces. I got one running, and will work on getting the second
    one running tomorrow.

    The blowers worked, gas furnace did not work on either one.
    ...
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