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    I worked there about 18 years ago. Promised to...

    I worked there about 18 years ago. Promised to stay 1 year no matter what, cleaned, washed out my van after 8 months for the last time. I have an ex co-worker who still calls me and wants to discuss...
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    Having defrosted a few freezers, I have...

    Having defrosted a few freezers, I have disconnected the x wire and timed out clock for full defrost and went to lunch. The second fastest way is to take out my plastic and funnel all that hot...
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    Very likely compressor has a weak or broken...

    Very likely compressor has a weak or broken internal mounting spring.
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    I believe your response is right on the mark. ...

    I believe your response is right on the mark. Thanks, will take my new readings and get back with them. As for the tonnage not having anything to do with my readings. Only the cfm counts?
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    Horbgorbeling testo magnehelic

    Will someone please explain how to use this gadget. Have been using this thing for a few years now and now all of a sudden its all over the place. Is it the air flow changing or me using this...
  6. I use a rubber heat blanket as well.

    I use a rubber heat blanket as well.
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    Almost got it. He just dropped off about 10...

    Almost got it. He just dropped off about 10 illegals from the ladder as his car was full.
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    Wow, someone should have told this person all...

    Wow, someone should have told this person all they had to do was forget hooking up the white wire if they wanted a call back. What were they thinking.
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    Don't believe its as bad as it looks. Removed...

    Don't believe its as bad as it looks. Removed detector that was bad. Did not have one in the van so he or she patched the hole and will return with a new one.
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    Good amount of cash to be made from a sheave...

    Good amount of cash to be made from a sheave throwing a belt. Nice.
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    Whats great about this driveway is nobody will...

    Whats great about this driveway is nobody will want to use it as a turnaround, but the skateboarders will have a blast.
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    I'll take the good tech and the good speller.

    I'll take the good tech and the good speller.
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    Where on earth do these idiots come from.

    Where on earth do these idiots come from.
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    Another good place for leaks to appear on package...

    Another good place for leaks to appear on package units is the seal between the bottom of the unit and the curb. You can jack up one side of the unit and seal , then other side and seal. Or you can...
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    Thanks for the advice Grahm. Agree, to redo this...

    Thanks for the advice Grahm. Agree, to redo this 15 year old system that has had both compressors replaced is nuts. Will discuss this some more. Thanks again. Suction drier on the discharge line,...
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    I did suggest that and was told no way as they...

    I did suggest that and was told no way as they have over 10,000 in this 10 ton heat pump.
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    Driers guts blown out

    Has anyone found a suction drier on the discharge line of a water source heatpump. I did and the drier was an empty shell. My first thought was maybe it was a muffler that looked like a suction...
  18. Thread: Sawz ALL!

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    Wheels correct. Looks like a motivated worker...

    Wheels correct. Looks like a motivated worker just wanted to getter done and quickly.
  19. Thread: manitowoc

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    Have learned that trying to cut corners on ice...

    Have learned that trying to cut corners on ice machines only gets you called out on a sunday during a ballgame.
  20. Thread: Quick Question

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    Having read that you have done much research, why...

    Having read that you have done much research, why not just sit back with your decision and enjoy all the work these folks have to do. You need not second guess, remember you have done your research...
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    The Holidays are coming up. Call your local a/c...

    The Holidays are coming up. Call your local a/c company. On heatpumps you really truly want to have this fixed correctly. Trust us on this.
  22. Thread: WINE CELLAR

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    I would install a couple of traps and replace...

    I would install a couple of traps and replace what line I could with 5/8.
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    Your static pressure in and out has got to be...

    Your static pressure in and out has got to be measured and add up to around .5" or you will have a fairly good chance of replacing your blower motor in the near future.
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    I truly believed I had worked on the worst roof...

    I truly believed I had worked on the worst roof in Florida, wish I had the pics. A white rubber roof that was full of water and the A/C units blowing air under the rubber. Every step was like...
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    At least the wires hanging out of the J-boxes had...

    At least the wires hanging out of the J-boxes had nuts on them. Hopefully you were paid for the J-box repairs and the plumbers wages. All in All not a bad couple of hours work.:pop:
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    Just for all those techs who like to use clothes...

    Just for all those techs who like to use clothes hanger for welding, don't do it, this metal is the worst of all metal. I keep a stick of clean steel, 40 and 15 on my truck.
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    Gasket to the P.H. was finger tight. I had...

    Gasket to the P.H. was finger tight. I had previously pulled a vacuum to 500 mics on this unit and no leaks. Install a txv , purge with nitro and find this leak, go figure. McJunk maybe? I may have...
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    Going to give it a try Cool and Double, thanks...

    Going to give it a try Cool and Double, thanks for the advice. I would have liked to had a Carlyle replacement but the supply house I use liked the Mcquay for this particular Carrier RTU.
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    Yes, I replaced the Carlyle with the McQuay.

    Yes, I replaced the Carlyle with the McQuay.
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    06D electrical gasket blown

    Just installed a 15 ton Mcquay compressor, only to find that the peckerhead was leaking right at the bottom of the gasket. Anyone come across this, and can I replace this gasket. Did ask the...
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    Did you explain to the owner that the unit they...

    Did you explain to the owner that the unit they can see is not theirs, and that ice flow is covering their unit. Some folks don't know the difference between an a/c unit and a snow plow.
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    I will never again state that any ice machine I...

    I will never again state that any ice machine I have worked on was in bad shape. Not after viewing this mess.
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    Have solved many condensate problems by putting a...

    Have solved many condensate problems by putting a vent just after the trap, that is of course that all else is proper.
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    06D Carlyle with broken crank balancer

    Anyone experience this, as I have two compressors with this problem on the same unit. My thinking is a massive slug that took out both crankshafts and both look to be in identical spots.
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    Was able to remove sightglass with the help of a...

    Was able to remove sightglass with the help of a 3' pipe persuader. Cleaned the glass and reinstalled. Thanks again for all the extra info.
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    06D Carlyle compressor oil sight glass. Going to...

    06D Carlyle compressor oil sight glass. Going to give her a try with a little help and a lot of luck it just might work.
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    Is this a joke or am I missing out. 100 mics,...

    Is this a joke or am I missing out. 100 mics, not to mention 24 or 17, for what would you have to pull that type of vacuum unless your into experimenting. 300 mics for me and that was to long.
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    Sight glass removal

    Anybody out there made a sight glass removal tool. I am about to remove a sight glass for the third time in my life, this time I made the tool out of a socket as ordering one would take 6 to 8...
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    Did check out the solenoid today. It works just...

    Did check out the solenoid today. It works just fine, opening and closing as designed. It had not been operating in reheat since its install. I can only believe it was forgotten on the install. ...
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    I am now believing that I know nothing about this...

    I am now believing that I know nothing about this Carrier RTU. I have a Hot gas heheat coil and I believe it is in constant reheat 24/7. No wires are hooked to the solenoid and my reheat lines...
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    I have heard before that these units will...

    I have heard before that these units will continue to have problems because they are not designed for this application. But, to compound the problem, I have over 300 head, amps over 28 to 34 and no...
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    I started on one of the comp. by replacing the...

    I started on one of the comp. by replacing the valves and valve plates. When I drained out the oil I was only able to recover a quart, now my question is where did the other 3 quarts end up, the...
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    Had heard that this particular setup was wrong....

    Had heard that this particular setup was wrong. However, I did call a Carrier rep and he stated. "Those RTU can run with 100% outside air. This was good news.
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    Carrier 100% outside air

    I would like to know if this Carrier RTU M.N. 50FY-034-F610CA can be used with 100% outside air. It seems this unit along with 2 others, same M.N. have been full of problems since installed 7 years...
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    Not sure about coil brite as that is pretty...

    Not sure about coil brite as that is pretty corrosive. I have been using simple green with very good results.
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    R-ll Flush works great. Have flushed many...

    R-ll Flush works great. Have flushed many reach-ins with excellent results.
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    I have always cut out driers. Like everyone here...

    I have always cut out driers. Like everyone here says, why take the chance.
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    Yes, plate and frame. Concerned about taking...

    Yes, plate and frame. Concerned about taking apart because of the chance of leakage when we put all those plates back together. And yes to the guy who stated at least we're not on a rooftop in this...
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    All my condensor coils seem fine, its the main...

    All my condensor coils seem fine, its the main water heat exchanger that is giving me the problem. I have a water tower loop and a condensor water loop for the entire building. This exchanger seems...
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    Thanks for the quick response. Will look into...

    Thanks for the quick response. Will look into this product. Much thanks again.
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