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  1. What is your entering condenser water temp?...

    What is your entering condenser water temp? Leaving water temp? condenser approach? Make sure the water reg valve (assuming it has one) is not adjusted too far in the closed position. A high approach...
  2. So, the unit is undersized? If this is true,...

    So, the unit is undersized? If this is true, unloaders wouldn't really be necessary because the system would never satisfy the load quick enough to have a need for unloading. If the problem here is...
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    I believe it is ok to pump down scrolls, just not...

    I believe it is ok to pump down scrolls, just not into a vacuum. When scrolls pump down below 0 PSIG the windings are prone to deterioration, but i thought pumping them down to, say 20 PSIG, would...
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    Congrats turbo. My name is Joel, local 72...

    Congrats turbo. My name is Joel, local 72 atlanta, look forward to meeting you. I'm sure Michigan will be a whole new ballgame. 5 days of competition, probably more that we can even do, I am really...
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    Congrats on everything man. That sounds pretty...

    Congrats on everything man. That sounds pretty tough. our piping project wasnt that tough. we had to do a rectangle design, within certain measurements, and add in a muffler, some flared fittings,...
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    I will do it buddy, thanks!

    I will do it buddy, thanks!
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    agross- how did your competition go?

    agross- how did your competition go?
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    Fruecrue- Looks like we'll get to meet in...

    Fruecrue- Looks like we'll get to meet in person in Michigan this year. I won the district 3 hvac contest this past week. There were a lot of sparp guys there, i was fortunate to come out on top....
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    Agross, as far as what to prepare for, It all...

    Agross, as far as what to prepare for, It all depends on who is setting things up. At my local, we had to first take a 100question test to narrow it to 6 guys. Then those 6 guys competed at our local...
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    I competed for local 72 in atlanta in the HVAC...

    I competed for local 72 in atlanta in the HVAC portion, ive had a blast so far. i won the local and state comps, next step is regionals in june. so fan they all have been 2 day events with different...
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    You actually want more than 100 psi on the...

    You actually want more than 100 psi on the system, especially if the leak is on the high side. some leaks will not show up until 250 or better. If you know where the leaks are visualy inspect with...
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    you must have enough return to equal your supply...

    you must have enough return to equal your supply and they must equate to the tonnage and cfm desired for the application. After that im pretty sure you can have as much return as you want, the...
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    Every company probably gets different discounts...

    Every company probably gets different discounts based on how much they spend with a specific supply house. I usually do just like you, but they bill me as cash on my companys account so i get the...
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    I havent seen anyone mention that some dimming of...

    I havent seen anyone mention that some dimming of lights is common and to be expected when your compressor starts. the inrush of the compressor compared to the rest of your house is probably 3 or...
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    I go to school off fulton industrail, and he is...

    I go to school off fulton industrail, and he is not lying. if the ricochet doesnt get you the hookers will! Sometimes just for fun i put NOBAMA bumper stickers on my liberal buddies cars...
  16. I prefer using 15% beacuse it had become almost...

    I prefer using 15% beacuse it had become almost universal for a/c joints. If you begin mixing different alloys you heat some until the burn and can cause real problems with the joint or the system...
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    Unions: good or bad?

    I am in Local 72 in Atlanta. Just wondering what everyone thinks of hvac or pipefitting unions in your area or in general. Good, bad, or dont care?
  18. Thread: gaskets

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    i also use the kinds of loctite listed, be...

    i also use the kinds of loctite listed, be careful not to use a petroleum based grease because it can eat through a lot of gasket material. Be sure not to over tighten and be sure the gasket you are...
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    I also use the formula "toddfather" posted, it...

    I also use the formula "toddfather" posted, it seems to work great if you can measure wb. Remember that the warmer the return air the higher the superheat. We usually charge systems when they are not...
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    The Smardt turbocor i mentioned earlier, we...

    The Smardt turbocor i mentioned earlier, we benchmarked it around .22-.25 kw/ton one day. We were tinkering with the condenser water and seeing what we could get out of it. Most part load values were...
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    Most chillers only run at full load (ARI design)...

    Most chillers only run at full load (ARI design) about 1% of the time. They will be running around where yours is for the majority of its run time. To accurately calculate tonnage at a given time,...
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    not specific to a 250 ton machine, but new...

    not specific to a 250 ton machine, but new technologie is around .5 kw/ton. I have a customer with a 500 ton smardt chiller with 5 turbocors, which after 2 years of getting rid of kinks gets around...
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    The York i was referencing is air-cooled though,...

    The York i was referencing is air-cooled though, the one in question has a water cooled condenser right?
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    Many sales reps may double as engineers but yes...

    Many sales reps may double as engineers but yes an engineer would need to see your application to size a chiller correctly. Is it for comfort cooling or industrial process purposes? Ask about the...
  25. If the tech is supposed to provide a mojority or...

    If the tech is supposed to provide a mojority or all of their own tools, they are becoming a sub-contractor for the company. Therefore are incurring more overhead than their time and knkowledge and...
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