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    You could get an extremely good idea of where...

    You could get an extremely good idea of where your techs were at by spending an afternoon or 2 with them in the field, this would also allow you to gauge how they are with customers and work ethic. ...
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    what type of wire is in the whip? fine strand...

    what type of wire is in the whip? fine strand wire is different then regular wire.
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    I got my truck searched by msha Its osha for...

    I got my truck searched by msha Its osha for miners, pulled me over asked to see my paper work asked to look in the back, opened the door, 2 empty drums of r-22 fell out, there was a mound of stuff...
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    Not numbers, talking percentages. Im thinking at...

    Not numbers, talking percentages. Im thinking at least 20 to 25%. Also are we going to see going to see apartment style units with x13 motors.
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    So were getting very close now, anyone been able...

    So were getting very close now, anyone been able to squeak out firm price increases?
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    R-22 or change the units. with systems that...

    R-22 or change the units. with systems that critical I would say repair to exact manufactures specs or dont touch them.
  7. I was somehow imagining that you removed the...

    I was somehow imagining that you removed the neutrals from each other, like eliminated them. this makes since.
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    My wife loves huge blankets, regardless of the...

    My wife loves huge blankets, regardless of the outdoor temp. I have set the t-stat so she cant go below 70 in cooling mode. this has started a big fight about how she is hot on the couch under her 4...
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    I heat my home to 60 degrees, the colder it gets...

    I heat my home to 60 degrees, the colder it gets outside the lower the acceptable number goes for me. The wife loves it.

    keep in mind, 55 is the acceptable number for customers who chose to have...
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    Im coming up on year 1, a very good year. im more...

    Im coming up on year 1, a very good year. im more nervous about making it to year 5. the changes that will come in the next 4 im less sure about. I know i can make it on my skills and value. less...
  11. I wouldnt have posted this, :) but somewhat agree...

    I wouldnt have posted this, :) but somewhat agree with it, not sure anything 115 would be fried, i think do to lack of potential nothing would happen.
  12. where?

    where?
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    guess i should have been more specific mid teens...

    guess i should have been more specific mid teens are ok for them. I had some customers with regular heat pumps and no backup heat, several previous co workers chose this. in the mid teens with a...
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    Works great in Alabama.

    Works great in Alabama.
  15. I would love to have this conversation over a...

    I would love to have this conversation over a drink. I am always curious to hear other points of view and learn new ways to think about things. I think we all are hence why we spend our free time on...
  16. Im guessing this has a lot to do with the human...

    Im guessing this has a lot to do with the human brain and the fact that you need to heat the filament till it glows.
  17. also this thought process would imply that when...

    also this thought process would imply that when you turn on the light switch would matter.
  18. My guess is that you have a full phase shift from...

    My guess is that you have a full phase shift from when it left the generator. Its not really moving in a straight line back and forth, its potential, it doesn't have to go back to the generator....
  19. so your saying that if the first hz cycle never...

    so your saying that if the first hz cycle never reaches your house the second one wont work equally as well?
  20. curious also. about the a/c dc thing

    curious also. about the a/c dc thing
  21. Was the backing of the belt "steel belted"? just...

    Was the backing of the belt "steel belted"? just curious, could have been an induced current by the blade.
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    I do cold calling on anything that I have a...

    I do cold calling on anything that I have a "connection" with I will Show up and ask to speak with ------- introduce my self say the name of the person we have in common and say they told me that you...
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    Yes, another thing i failed to mention, never put...

    Yes, another thing i failed to mention, never put voltage on 2 windings at the same time, activating high and low or any two speeds at the same time will result in immediate lockup and burnt...
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    I am almost the exact same on Facebook. Thats...

    I am almost the exact same on Facebook. Thats what i have been doing. Just dropped about 2500$ into advertising. got on Home advisor and Porch, wrapped the truck (had a 3x4 magnet on it before)...
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    Congratulations on starting your own. I started...

    Congratulations on starting your own. I started up full time for myself in march after 5 years in the field. I have a few questions if you don"t mind. My experience was 100% commercial, im 75%...
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    No in this case, its real voltage and potential...

    No in this case, its real voltage and potential your measuring. Think about it this way, its one large wire with multiple tap wires coming off at 5foot 10 foot 15 foot. the 5 foot would be your "high...
  27. The Soil conditions here can very extremely...

    The Soil conditions here can very extremely widely in a short distance. Geologists claim that this area was the boundary of being under water some odd time ago, gives us real diverse soil type from...
  28. Lots of questions ill try to answer each in...

    Lots of questions ill try to answer each in order,

    Samgevas: Line wiring correct all the way from panel to unit, the same code for reverse polarity and incorrect ground. Sensing more then 1/2...
  29. Strange Back feed into electrical panel preventing heater from firing.

    I went out on a new Goodman furnace (I didn't install) would sometimes work great others would not work, If it quit they just flipped the breaker on and off and it would restart. New home to...
  30. Thread: Wiring Fail

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    great answer.

    great answer.
  31. We got behind 2 years ago and had to put out some...

    We got behind 2 years ago and had to put out some "green techs" to let them do P.M. work unsupervised, 2 weeks later i ran a call on a noise, they had rolled a belt on so tight that the bearings had...
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    Hate to say it but apparently there is a rummer...

    Hate to say it but apparently there is a rummer going around my area that if you don't have any wire nuts just throw some tape on it, it'll be fine. not like that tape you paid 23 cents for at harbor...
  33. This is why I try extremely hard to sell service...

    This is why I try extremely hard to sell service agreements to customers with every new unit install.
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    I keep going back and forth, not really sure what...

    I keep going back and forth, not really sure what they did. Looks like they cleaned out the deck and installed 2 supports, seems like 45min to me

    no one has mentioned that they disconnect looks...
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    They are putting some of the Heat of compression...

    They are putting some of the Heat of compression into the water system to heat it. This will be a pre heater for the hot water system. This will lower the head pressure and allow a smaller condenser...
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    Also curious to see if at any point some frost...

    Also curious to see if at any point some frost showed up somewhere in the condenser.
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    at some point im guessing that there was a lot of...

    at some point im guessing that there was a lot of refrigerant added into this deal without it being mentioned. Low suction = add some juice. Ask any home warranty guy around, thats how ya do it.
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    curious, why does it matter? its a 5 ton coil,...

    curious, why does it matter? its a 5 ton coil, are you attempting to not change the case? may be a tough sell.
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    Alabama, Same attic heat. take breaks whenever...

    Alabama, Same attic heat. take breaks whenever needed, stay only as long as it takes. Get helpers, price the job out for what it will take, this means more when its too hot for one man to do the...
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    I would be on the phone trying to explain what i...

    I would be on the phone trying to explain what i needed to the duct guy and be like, im just going to drive over and draw it on a paper for you. no way I could explain that to my duct guy.
  41. Did something similar Its that sound/heat...

    Did something similar Its that sound/heat insulation that the put into cars under the carpet Its for nice cars. Its called FatMat. worked great. Im not very good about cleaning van so sometimes...
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    You see the guys picture in the chat thing right?...

    You see the guys picture in the chat thing right? Its just hard for me to take him serious as a contractor. 95% of those shows are doing small things wrong or changing things that would work just...
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    Climatrol Condenser

    Trying to figure out what size ac is existing at this home,

    Climatrol
    Model: 937-31 B
    Serial: 30031

    It's a side discharge, curious as to how oversized this unit is, 2 units on the house...
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    DigiCool 900 Temp Mod wire color?

    My helper was "helping" picked up my gauges off the unit by the the temp probe wires, needless to say they ripped right off the front of the gauges, it was the end of the day and i resisted telling...
  45. Had a guy put 3 cans of it in a chiller at my old...

    Had a guy put 3 cans of it in a chiller at my old company, the leak was easily found and truly not fixable without 5 days of down time, it did fix the leak for about a week and 3 oil pumps later and...
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    do yall where masks when dealing with this stuff?...

    do yall where masks when dealing with this stuff? I have always thought it was "natural stuff" never really thought about wearing a mask. I where them a lot when I use the chemicals.
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    i have had to add refrigerant find the leak make...

    i have had to add refrigerant find the leak make a note and return later to make the repair. This may be the best way to spread out your coil change-outs do a set number each month. for instance 10 a...
  48. I would steer clear of an copper coil at this...

    I would steer clear of an copper coil at this point.
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    Should also say i use oxy act for 99.9% not...

    Should also say i use oxy act for 99.9% not saying there is not a situation that you cant do with oxy that could be done with b tank. never seen one.

    Cutting tip, that little lever aka turbo for...
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    our supply houses have even stopped carrying b...

    our supply houses have even stopped carrying b tank. guess you could order it. i carry a map gas torch with the right tip it can work for brazing.
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