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    So after I recover, leak check and vaccum, the...

    So after I recover, leak check and vaccum, the initial charge that the condenser calls for, let's say it's 4lbs.
    I would weigh in 75% of it as liquid through the high side? Then the final charge...
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    New r22 condenser but using nu22b

    so Monday I'll be putting in a new r22 dry condenser, but was told id be using nu22b. It will be my first time using nu22b. found a few links online that say to only to charge liquid through the...
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    I can pull a vacuum and charge and what not no...

    I can pull a vacuum and charge and what not no problem? I know someone above me mentioned he doesn't pull a vacuum with them. How do you purge your lines and so on if they keep the refrigerant in the...
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    So it sounds like I should look into some new...

    So it sounds like I should look into some new hoses. Would I be better off getting new or just those short extensions with the ball valves? Seems like with the extensions I would be paranoid about...
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    Stupid? Question about hoses

    So today i got my chops busted from the guy I work with about grabbing gloves to take my hoses off a condensor. told me the best way to go is with ball valves or low loss fittings because you lose...
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    I was looking at the veto backpack last week and...

    I was looking at the veto backpack last week and almost bought it. Only thing that stopped me was I noticed that one of the compartments was on the side of the straps and was worried about tools...
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    I actually have that book from when I went to...

    I actually have that book from when I went to school. There's tons of good information in it. I also have a few other smaller manuals from different classes I've taken at supply houses but most of...
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    residential service manuals?

    Hi, hopefully this is the right spot for this post.
    I've been doing residential installs for about 3 years. My boss has been toying with the idea of putting me on service and having me ride along...
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    Losing tools in attics with blown in?

    Just wondering if someone has any tips to leave the job with all your tools?
    I try to just take up what I know I'll need but even so...
    I feel like I've tried everything. I started by taking my...
  10. Use insulation hangers. They are dirt cheap and...

    Use insulation hangers. They are dirt cheap and leave a tiny tiny hole that can easily be patched. They also already come cut at an angle so they go right through drywall and wood with out a problem...
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    I went to Peterson for refrigeration and it was a...

    I went to Peterson for refrigeration and it was a joke. I was talking about for sheet metal

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    I would assume that if you dont pass the test...

    I would assume that if you dont pass the test which is a requirement you would still be an apprentice. I still have a few years before I can apply for my journeyman's. Where did u go to school for...
  13. Im in my 3rd year as an apprentice so I don't...

    Im in my 3rd year as an apprentice so I don't make tons of money. I smoke butts to and I feel like a ignorant a hole every time I have one in public haha. In mass they just went from 8.25 to 10....
  14. I don't think people( especially young) think it...

    I don't think people( especially young) think it out before getting tattoos. To many people get them spare the moment.
    It depends what the tattoo is for it to be dumb tho. I think if it has meaning...
  15. Maybe I should of used a different example, true....

    Maybe I should of used a different example, true. My point is that things that things that were once looked down on in society are now acceptable. It's happened before and it's gonna happen again....
  16. I think everyone is entitled to be happy. What...

    I think everyone is entitled to be happy. What ever you do in you're own home is your business! however I personally don't think it (homosexuality) should be publicly displayed. When the time comes...
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    We changed out the air handlers and condensers....

    We changed out the air handlers and condensers. kinda depressing in a way. You spend time making your end of the job look good and you turn around and see this crap

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    The flex monster!!

    In my short career I've seen some hack jobs but as far as flex runs this takes the cake!

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    I get payed basically when I do something for the...

    I get payed basically when I do something for the company. In the morning if I empty my van with trash from the previous job than my time starts then. If I have to go to a supply house before I get...
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    There's a few install and service techs that have...

    There's a few install and service techs that have been at my company a while. That being said its been like a revolving door lately. every new guy I've met says they can do it all and then it turns...
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    Got out of a speeding ticket once by saying I had...

    Got out of a speeding ticket once by saying I had cruise control on. When the cop said I was speeding I apologized, said I had it set to 65 and it must have something wrong with it. Told me to have...
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    Couldn't find any brand name on it. I know it's...

    Couldn't find any brand name on it. I know it's from Johnstone supply and has cpi printed on the gauges. I'm guessing it's a pretty common regulator.most of the techs at my company have the same one
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    Is a diaphragm rupturing something that's pretty...

    Is a diaphragm rupturing something that's pretty common?
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    nitrogen regulator issue

    Before i ask my question i just want to maker sure i understand this right.and please correct me if I'm wrong . on a nitrogen regulator you have 2 gauges, one is bottle pressure and the other is...
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    testing manifold gauges?

    have a set of basic yellow jacket gauges and think they're leaking. Was thinking of just using some soap bubbles next time I leak check line set. Any other way I could check them?
    Thanks
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