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  1. mglassman -My only thoughts on the operation of a...

    mglassman -My only thoughts on the operation of a variable speed condenser water pump would be there has to be an overriding factor to the exact sequence as posted . The internal building load would...
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    This is all well and good, but did you remember...

    This is all well and good, but did you remember to leave a tip for all that great maid service each day you were there !
  3. 1st call Monday morning

    This was back before it became the thing to do for "crackheads" and "scrappers". I was sent on a call early on a Monday morning about a no cooling call at one of our larger office buildings. I had...
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    Sure anybody can give advice on installing a...

    Sure anybody can give advice on installing a walk-in cooler, but thats not what he asked for. He wants directions on installing a walking cooler.
  5. Thread: Copperpus

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    Snakes, it had to be f^%#+! snakes

    Snakes, it had to be f^%#+! snakes
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    ChadJmpCo - Any information that help us lost...

    ChadJmpCo - Any information that help us lost souls out here is always helpful ! -GEO
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    I had them for a while untill they grew legs,...

    I had them for a while untill they grew legs, what I really liked about them if these are the same as I had the shaft was the same size as the head for those deep reach in and they take a lot of...
  8. bwd111 - Even if Fasio Mechanical was doing...

    bwd111 - Even if Fasio Mechanical was doing monitoring of HVAC and refrigeration, which they deny, how did that leak in or give access to their financials. It's called a strong firewall and they...
  9. Thread: gps in trucks

    by ga1279
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    I had worked for a large national corp and they...

    I had worked for a large national corp and they had gps to the local and head quarters. Most of the other offices just basically had them period. Our office had everyone tracked and several times...
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    I know of a guy who really did a bad one. Had all...

    I know of a guy who really did a bad one. Had all the low pressure recovery equipment and tanks, was supposed to be pulling the charge for leak repairs. He was too damn lazy to connect everything and...
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    Proof reader needed!

    Has anybody noticed the new advertisement for Fluke sales in the top header, it states "click here to expland" . Did we just add a new word or what?
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    pmpaaron - your dead give away "cool enough for...

    pmpaaron - your dead give away "cool enough for economizer" check the action or have someone check that as the economizer outdoor air damper opens the return air damper starts to close.
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    To all Goodman has been bought out by Daikin in...

    To all Goodman has been bought out by Daikin in Japan
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    No one can suck start a vacuum !

    No one can suck start a vacuum !
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    I have one better then that ! I went on a call...

    I have one better then that ! I went on a call for a VP of a Commercial Real Estate management firm. Big ass 5000 sq ft house and one of the ac units was out and tripping the breaker. He told me that...
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    MechTech - Yes it is. jnsrose - New old gig, Same...

    MechTech - Yes it is. jnsrose - New old gig, Same company different people. - GEO
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    I just want to express my feelings to everyone...

    I just want to express my feelings to everyone here for their kind words, thoughts and Prayers. I just completed my first day with The Hunton Industrial Group and it seems pretty nice. It's funny...
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    I believe you have 1) piping issues 2) unloader...

    I believe you have 1) piping issues 2) unloader issues (loading at lower pressure and unloading at high pressure. 3) controlling issues. 4) you need to take some time explaining things here as...
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    I case of fire they melt and the flue pipe drops...

    I case of fire they melt and the flue pipe drops out and gives the smoke some place to go, so nobody gets overcome by the fumes. -GEO
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    paul1981 - Gotta love it

    paul1981 - Gotta love it
  21. Thread: trane rtaa1004

    by ga1279
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    airworks3723 - As I know nothing about you and...

    airworks3723 - As I know nothing about you and you haven't been here before I strongly recommend you get a technician who knows the Trane general purpose compressor + chiller functions. The oil...
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    timebuilder - please note I did not respond to...

    timebuilder - please note I did not respond to this post just to get into a pi$$ing contest. A general question was asked and answered. If I misread the quote about the transformer [s] then shame on...
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    timebuilder- You can get 3 - phase from 2...

    timebuilder- You can get 3 - phase from 2 transformers, it's called an open delta. One of the two transformers will be a bit larger then the other. the neutral is center tapped on one transformer...
  24. Thread: Megger

    by ga1279
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    Kelvin and everybody else - This is an area were...

    Kelvin and everybody else - This is an area were experience and knowing one's equipment really is what matters. I have my own megger and I trust the readings I get from it as I also use it running...
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    Rotating the leads as stated before will help you...

    Rotating the leads as stated before will help you identify where the problem exist. Shut off and lock-out power supply to the compressor contactor. Verify that all 3 leads have 0 vac between l1-l2-l3...
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    ryan1088 - I know what you mean, had it happen a...

    ryan1088 - I know what you mean, had it happen a couple times early on. Then I got smart and went to plan "B" someone for back-up when it happens. Anyway it all comes along as part of the job. - GEO
  27. Thread: Cheater cord

    by ga1279
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    All of the different voltages will depend on the...

    All of the different voltages will depend on the service configuration as I stated before. Wye, delta (closed or open) . The stinger leg should be wrapped in orange tape. 277 is any single leg of a...
  28. Thread: Cheater cord

    by ga1279
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    thelmuth - Your statement is ONLY true in a wye...

    thelmuth - Your statement is ONLY true in a wye configuration and the true neutral would not be in the unit. The unit must have a solid ground. True delta or open delta you had best check to be sure....
  29. Thread: Psig pneumatic

    by ga1279
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    Most of the pneumatics I've seen have been around...

    Most of the pneumatics I've seen have been around 25 to 28 psig as set by building engineers, while the control air compressor just runs and runs. "Don't worry about that, why isn't it cooling in...
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    shaygetz- I can't see were the loss of any...

    shaygetz- I can't see were the loss of any accounts can help any ones resume'. Especially when it is based on lack of intelligence about what they are doing. - GEO
  31. Thread: Cheater cord

    by ga1279
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    "Widow makers" "Suicide clips" or cheater cords...

    "Widow makers" "Suicide clips" or cheater cords are not generally the SAFEST way to get 120 volts to tools of the trade. I carry a 1900 box with a duplex outlet (120 vac) a 15 amp time delay fuse and...
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    Well as the unit is sitting unconnected, unwired...

    Well as the unit is sitting unconnected, unwired and open to atmosphere it is a dead issue at this point. If it was still connected a simple pump down (close the liquid service valve) would pretty...
  33. Thread: Psig pneumatic

    by ga1279
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    Most pneumatic regulators for control air systems...

    Most pneumatic regulators for control air systems are set for 22 - 28 psig with a relief valve downstream set for 30 psig. This does not include any high pressure valve actuators, controllers or...
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    To all who have responded and those who said...

    To all who have responded and those who said prayers for me. I would like to say Thank You very much. I still don't know were I will be working, but it is going to happen through the people on this...
  35. bts5ofus- I must agree with the previous posts....

    bts5ofus- I must agree with the previous posts. If that was the case then there would never be any R-410a units install in the Houston area. There are not that many days, especially during the 11...
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    digger1980DG- Yes, but limited while I was at a...

    digger1980DG- Yes, but limited while I was at a factory office. Lithium bromide and water mostly single stage. Thanks for the response. -GEO
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    nique- If you check your listed e-,ail from the...

    nique- If you check your listed e-,ail from the profile, I sent you an e-mail yesterday. If you didn't get it let me know and I will resend it. -GEO
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    nique - You've got e-mail -GEO

    nique - You've got e-mail -GEO
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    Have been looking at all the listed and many...

    Have been looking at all the listed and many unlisted sites and have come to the conclusion that they all have the same source. I feel most of the good jobs are unlisted and come by connections or...
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    You may find this hard to believe, but these...

    You may find this hard to believe, but these sites pretty much have the same jobs mixed in with other types of work except mepjobs. They have the same jobs dating back 6 months at least. GEO
  41. Thread: rla and fla?

    by ga1279
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    RLA- what the equipment manufacture has design...

    RLA- what the equipment manufacture has design the equipment to operate the motor at voltage and amperage. FLA- 100% off the motor amperage at 100% of its own load. (ie) 100 hp motor doing 100 hp....
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    HVAC jobs employment sites

    Does anybody out there know of a dedicated HVAC employment site that just just has HVAC employment ? I have looked on various sites that advertise this, but when I fill everything out I get jobs such...
  43. Thread: Carrier 30gxr

    by ga1279
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    Please move this thread

    Please move this thread to the chiller's open forum, thank you. -GEO
  44. Thread: Carrier 30gxr

    by ga1279
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    Are all these readings coming off the "navigator"...

    Are all these readings coming off the "navigator" or accurate gauges and instruments ? When you say 63% are you talking EXV output from the processor or current per cent load of the motor ? If you...
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    Some bigger contractors will "assist" with...

    Some bigger contractors will "assist" with relocation expenses, but this is dependent on their need and your qualifications to fill that need. Unfortunately for a technician fresh out of school this...
  46. Thread: Carrier 30gxr

    by ga1279
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    If you verified transducer pressure, why did you...

    If you verified transducer pressure, why did you change it and expect that to cure your problem ? You need to post more information. How far is you EXV opened up when the b2 compressor comes on ? How...
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    The pan is not the problem, but it is not that...

    The pan is not the problem, but it is not that great either. The open vent line before the drainline trap I would say is more of the issue. As air gets sucked through the drain and prevents...
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    Should have used duct tape, the #1 tool for...

    Should have used duct tape, the #1 tool for everyone-GEO
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    Just an update actual job experience is involved...

    Just an update actual job experience is involved with chillers, screws, centrifugals, scrolls and recip's. -GEO
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    Waltervan- I sent you a PM yesterday, thans for...

    Waltervan- I sent you a PM yesterday, thans for the response.
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