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    I'm looking to build my house soon, and need some...

    I'm looking to build my house soon, and need some good manufacturers recommended.
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    I wanted to address something that I didn't think...

    I wanted to address something that I didn't think was very clear.

    The Blessing...Being able to build my own house.

    The Curse...Being able to build my own house.

    My son...Beyond Blessing!
    ...
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    I know what you're saying. We live in northern...

    I know what you're saying.

    We live in northern California (Valley). Hot summers, mild winters. As far as what we have tried, I would say everything but changing our current system.

    That is...
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    I soon will have the chance to build my own house...

    I soon will have the chance to build my own house and install the system of my choice.

    I have a son with a lung condition that requires as few particulates in the air as possible. We have tried...
  5. Thread: Toolbags

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    I replace mine every time something new comes...

    I replace mine every time something new comes out. I like to shoot service with a small bag that holds my meter, a 6-in-1 driver, a pocket screwdriver for t-stats, stripper/crimper pliers, and a...
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    Forgot...after taking out the filter, static went...

    Forgot...after taking out the filter, static went to .4"
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    Thanks guys, Think I've got it now. ...

    Thanks guys,

    Think I've got it now.

    Homeowner changed the filter recently. Now has one of those "HI EFF" filters from Home Depot.

    Not good, almost 1" of static. Factory says nothing more...
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    On your first comment, what are you meaning by...

    On your first comment, what are you meaning by "kill" the condenser?

    On the second, the condenser may come up to full speed during daytime hours, but will begin ramping again once nighttime comes...
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    M#: PGJ048100-1 Rev A S#: 9804633402

    M#: PGJ048100-1 Rev A
    S#: 9804633402
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    Ok, Got me on this one. Goodman package unit...

    Ok,

    Got me on this one. Goodman package unit with VS indoor blower. Limit on blower housing had failed(wouldn't reset). Replaced limit temporarily with manual reset version(same temp range)...
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    Purpose for having frequency drive on first fan...

    Purpose for having frequency drive on first fan is to provide more constant liquid temp in low ambient conditions. Also keeps that first fan from bangin' on & off constantly.

    We have been...
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    I just saw someone looking for a controls guy in...

    I just saw someone looking for a controls guy in the jobs section of this site.
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    vapor I guess nobody had anything to say when...

    vapor

    I guess nobody had anything to say when you got on your soap box.

    Don't you hate it when you post something you want everybody to read, and then someone posts, causing it to add another...
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    Somehow??? I would say responsibility lands on...

    Somehow???

    I would say responsibility lands on the estimator. The person who did the bid probably thought the customer was going to change the condenser and gave a bid for matching equipment. ...
  15. Thread: A/C In attic?

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    Move to California!

    Move to California!
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    If I install a system and put a return in every...

    If I install a system and put a return in every room, should the ductsize for the return match the supply for all rooms?
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    I'll go with Energy Services Specialist. I fix...

    I'll go with Energy Services Specialist.

    I fix energy management stuff!
  18. Thread: man power

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    My old boss used to use a formula of 13...

    My old boss used to use a formula of 13 supermarkets/tech. And that was to make sure they were busy all year round. But in your case, the stores are larger, and more spread out. I'd reduce it to...
  19. Thread: cpc`s einstien2

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    CPC tech support is great, sometimes you have to...

    CPC tech support is great, sometimes you have to wait on hold too long though.

    When I went back for the Christmas Party I got to see the tech support office. In a nutshell there is every piece of...
  20. Thread: cpc`s einstien2

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    I'm definately not a company man...and most...

    I'm definately not a company man...and most definately not the typical Emerson guy.

    As for tips, I know it would be hard to make it any easier on the Danfoss controller, everything is very...
  21. Thread: cpc`s einstien2

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    yeh, designed and built CPC, just a IR/Hussmann...

    yeh, designed and built CPC, just a IR/Hussmann sticker backed by a bunch of money.

    I am currently installing two of my first Danfoss systems. 'D' If you have any tips I could use 'em.

    I do...
  22. Willingness to go where no man has gone before! ...

    Willingness to go where no man has gone before!

    Knowing the sequence of operation of anything you are working on.

    Knowing where to put in the control relay...you don't want your compressors...
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    I mean TX! Oops!

    I mean TX! Oops!
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    Well, Controls, Now were talking. I spent 6...

    Well, Controls, Now were talking.

    I spent 6 years with Hussmann, became one of there lead Controls installers. It started as one of those questions, "hey would you be able to...". The answer was...
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    E2 Rocks. I worked with CPC on a large Kroger...

    E2 Rocks.

    I worked with CPC on a large Kroger project covering several states. We were commissioning systems that had been installed. They were first generation Einstiens. Very slow, but still...
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    Norther California here!!! I'm all over the...

    Norther California here!!!

    I'm all over the place. I'm out on my own now, but I used to work for Hussmann in Sacramento.

    Had to get out, they wouldn't give me a raise.

    vapor, I passed one...
  27. Thread: Leaky Gaskets

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    leak lock...the blue stuff? It hardens. Not...

    leak lock...the blue stuff?

    It hardens. Not good for something that is getting hot, then cools down.

    Just a thought.
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    Hardest thing to grasp: 1) Customers don't...

    Hardest thing to grasp:

    1) Customers don't care how good of a mechanic you are if they don't like you.

    2) Almost getting fired after two years of no call backs because I wouldn't "socialize"...
  29. Thread: Leaky Gaskets

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    Never-Seez Usually used on bolts or motor...

    Never-Seez

    Usually used on bolts or motor shafts to prevent sticking. It's graphite based, and will withstand the heat.

    Just smear a very thin coat on the gasket both sides, and tighten the...
  30. Thread: Rack Systems

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    Kooltek I posted my last thread without...

    Kooltek

    I posted my last thread without reading the last page.

    I am currently installing control systems on two TD racks. I can get you some photos if you would like. Just let me know what...
  31. Thread: Rack Systems

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    Hussmann, Oh, I mean IR/Hussmann Port-a-crap. ...

    Hussmann, Oh, I mean IR/Hussmann Port-a-crap.

    How long has any one of you spent with a dial indicator and an open drive compressor? Traditional Hussmann TD rack, gag.

    I have not met a rack I...
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    Wow! I must be pretty pethetic. Getting my...

    Wow! I must be pretty pethetic. Getting my license wasn't that big of a deal, in fact, four months ago I picked up my third. I now have C-20, C-38, and C-10 (HVAC, Refrigeration, and Electrical)...
  33. Thread: Techs pay rates

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    CPC E2 Rocks! Reflects...sucks.

    CPC E2 Rocks!

    Reflects...sucks.
  34. Thread: Techs pay rates

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    kooltek A while ago I would have recommended...

    kooltek

    A while ago I would have recommended you come on over to Nor Cal and go to work for Hussmann. Now that Ingersol-Rand has them by the neck it's the worst place to work. There are other...
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    Hey there lennoxman, Nice vehicles, the...

    Hey there lennoxman,

    Nice vehicles, the signage is a little busy for me on the van, but they look great. I'm more for plain & simple.

    What is the pay range that you guys have? Beginner to...
  36. Thread: humbled

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    R12rules...where are you from? 3594 Posts and...

    R12rules...where are you from?

    3594 Posts and counting...you've been around a while.

    I will agree on the pump down system when a conventional system is the subject. I deal with mostly parallel...
  37. Thread: Techs pay rates

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    lennoxman Your boss would do good to hear you...

    lennoxman

    Your boss would do good to hear you say that. All we are all looking for is a few good committed faithful people that want to build the company.

    Some are only here for a job, for...
  38. Thread: humbled

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    I don't envy you guys one bit...resturaunt work...

    I don't envy you guys one bit...resturaunt work stinks!!!

    Give me a nice air conditioned grocery store with a warm machine room and a couple of 5H60 compressors with 50hp motors. AHHH! Nice.
    ...
  39. Thread: Techs pay rates

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    What do you mean by Heavy Commercial? Are you...

    What do you mean by Heavy Commercial?

    Are you talking A/C or Refrigeration?

    Don't be so hard on your boss, if you saw how much money it takes to run an outfit like you say you work for, you'd...
  40. Thread: humbled

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    oops!!! That link is not correct...I'll find the...

    oops!!! That link is not correct...I'll find the right one.

    http://www.rses.org

    there you go.

    Sorry
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    You'll get used to it. There is no better way to...

    You'll get used to it. There is no better way to learn than to throw you to the wolves.

    The fact that you're on here asking questions shows you're interested in learning, and open to it.
    ...
  42. Man, didn't you watch Armagedon? It's over...

    Man, didn't you watch Armagedon? It's over 200deg when the sun is out (in space).

    lol

    My best drive was from Sacramento CA to LA, I went to help the So Cal Branch.

    When I got there, there...
  43. Thread: headmasters

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    I agree, clear the glass, push a bit more in and...

    I agree, clear the glass, push a bit more in and make sure the leak is fixed.
  44. Thread: Techs pay rates

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    I think I've seen your guys trucks when I was...

    I think I've seen your guys trucks when I was passing through going to Gridley to service the Safeway.

    Big Lennox sign on the truck?

    Are you guys union?
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    lennoxman...funny you should ask, I was wondering...

    lennoxman...funny you should ask, I was wondering the same about you when I read your post about northern CA.

    I used to work for Hussmann, now I'm on my own. I live just north of Sac.

    What...
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    Journeyman Union wage for the Sacramento CA area...

    Journeyman Union wage for the Sacramento CA area is 32.50 for refrigeration tech. San Francisco is 48.50

    Non-union is much less.

    Salary is even worse.
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    It would depend upon if you guarantee a response...

    It would depend upon if you guarantee a response time and if you are a one man show. If you service too large an area your local customers will stop calling because you can't respond fast enough.
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    I'm sorry, but that has got to be one of the...

    I'm sorry, but that has got to be one of the dumbest shows out there.
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    jerrycoolsaz, You must have coil envy.

    jerrycoolsaz,

    You must have coil envy.
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    We are currently installing Danfoss, ComTrol, and...

    We are currently installing Danfoss, ComTrol, and CPC. I am always looking for something different.
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