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  1. Thread: This is SCARY!!

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    While not nearly as good as 3/4" copper,the...

    While not nearly as good as 3/4" copper,the conduit ought to be able to keep the circuit on.
  2. You trying to keep from ripping your scalp open...

    You trying to keep from ripping your scalp open on sprinkler heads?

    Won't work....nothing works.
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    What IS all that white stuff? Still running...

    What IS all that white stuff?

    Still running a/c calls here in east TX.,well,kinda in between a/c&htg. More a/c tho.
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    Are the air handlers fun to work on too...or have...

    Are the air handlers fun to work on too...or have ya found all of them yet!!!????
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    I don't see in her post where she asked anything...

    I don't see in her post where she asked anything about price,unless it's her question about is HV more expensive.
  6. You need to talk senior management into letting...

    You need to talk senior management into letting the install boss ride around with you on some of these jobs. Let him show you where the access is.
  7. Thread: why a 50' 1/4

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    attaboy Dave

    attaboy Dave
  8. Thread: why a 50' 1/4

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    Didn't Lennox use the 50' coil of copper for...

    Didn't Lennox use the 50' coil of copper for their metering device back in the good ol days?
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    Seems that it would have been easier to stick the...

    Seems that it would have been easier to stick the drier and valve in than what they did...what's up with that!?????
  10. fire ants in the contactor in east TX.

    fire ants in the contactor in east TX.
  11. "And each time I check in here, I realize there's...

    "And each time I check in here, I realize there's even MORE that needs to be done JUST to get the system back to "square one" <http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/images/smilies/smile.gif> It will be a cold...
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    If the drain pan is rusted out,it'll have to be...

    If the drain pan is rusted out,it'll have to be replaced with an OEM or a shopbuilt one.
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    "The worst case is 71 degree at the vent when the...

    "The worst case is 71 degree at the vent when the pleneum has 60 degree's..."
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    Really sounds like you're sucking attic air/outside...
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    Interesting. That's gonna be a monstrous duck...

    Interesting.

    That's gonna be a monstrous duck layout...does it have enough oompah to blow air out the last boot?

    10' & 9' ceilings gonna take a lot of ceiling fans to bust up the...
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    Well,when you're cool,the sun shines all the time.

    Well,when you're cool,the sun shines all the time.
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    They ought to hold okay.

    They ought to hold okay.
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    I thought the solonoid operated a reversing...

    I thought the solonoid operated a reversing valve...am I mis-understanding your question?
  18. I'm betting the Carrier rep told them to call...

    I'm betting the Carrier rep told them to call someone that knew what they were doing. LOL

    Did they leave all those empty oil containers there for him to see? LOL

    Well,it's early,just keeping...
  19. Thread: Right next door

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    I've done it for most of my neighbors...cost plus...

    I've done it for most of my neighbors...cost plus a little bit.
    Never had any problem with it.

    Besides,it would really piss me off seeing another companies truck on my street.
  20. After 30 yrs. in HVAC,my thoughts are that...

    After 30 yrs. in HVAC,my thoughts are that there's not much difference in brands.
  21. We can't use any of the old parts,can't sell used...

    We can't use any of the old parts,can't sell used parts to customers.

    Some of the hands will come in on their own time and scrap out the copper from the coils and sell it when they have enough.
    ...
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    1800 sq.ft. is where we usualy wind up going from...

    1800 sq.ft. is where we usualy wind up going from a 3 1/2 ton to a 4 ton up here around Longview.
  23. The traps have to be down coming out of the evap....

    The traps have to be down coming out of the evap.
    With all that extra oil,you might as well get ready to start replacing valves and valve plates and all that happy s*&t unless they're cans in which...
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    I think it's overkill on a residence. Didn't do...

    I think it's overkill on a residence.
    Didn't do it to my house when I built it.

    The header above the door should be sealed from the walls and attic already,just cut the sheetrock,leave the...
  25. Thread: HACKAMONGSTUS A/C

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    How have they stayed alive with that return like...

    How have they stayed alive with that return like that!?!
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    Baby kittens?

    Baby kittens?
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    The hissing sound sounds like the internal...

    The hissing sound sounds like the internal by-pass opening.

    I wouldn't think the 1/4" line would work on that...do you have the instllation instructions that came with the condenser? The...
  28. Thread: roof top unit

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    Where can you get 86v out of 220/480? Maybe a...

    Where can you get 86v out of 220/480?

    Maybe a fan speed controller???
  29. And the elec. meter and sprinkler timer?and phone...

    And the elec. meter and sprinkler timer?and phone box?

    Was that a homeowner designed house and they forgot about all that nifty crap until it was built!!!?????
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    That's a real head scratcher. Nothing I can...

    That's a real head scratcher.

    Nothing I can think of right off would be heating up from the sun,but check my signature at the bottom.

    The condenser fan outside doesn't run either when the...
  31. Thread: DIY Duct Booster!

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    I've seen some weird HVAC sheeeet here in east...

    I've seen some weird HVAC sheeeet here in east TX. over the last 30 years.

    But Pheniks got us beat without even trying.
  32. Thread: We need guidance

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    "Over the past four years we have spent several...

    "Over the past four years we have spent several hundred dollars on blown capacitors, leaking freon,...
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    You need to get hold of...
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    I usualy check the bearings and that little white...

    I usualy check the bearings and that little white temperature indicator on the side of the motor with all the numbers on it like hp,mod,volts...if it's turned brown from heat or the megger shows that...
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    I've had the bricklayer build it up level with...

    I've had the bricklayer build it up level with brick walls filled with dirt and a concrete pad poured on top on new construction.

    I guess wood would hold it for awhile.
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    Inspector musta been out sick the day that one...

    Inspector musta been out sick the day that one wuz put in.
    What are those bags hanging under the uni-strut!!????
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    You'd think that they'd put something like that...

    You'd think that they'd put something like that in their installation instructions pkg. from the factory for those poor installers.
  37. Thread: compressor failure

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    That's the hot gas line coming off the...

    That's the hot gas line coming off the compressor, and yes they do get hot up there.
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    I probably would have checked the fan mtr pretty...

    I probably would have checked the fan mtr pretty close and replaced it and the capacitor on the first call. Would have saved having a P.O.d customer.

    Can't talk prices here.
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    "Pressure at 70 air temp. was 60."...

    "Pressure at 70 air temp. was 60."
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    Like it was starting to freeze up from a low charge?

    You need to get away from that 70PSIG thingy you're doing.
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    Just print out your post and give it to the...

    Just print out your post and give it to the contractors,they shouldn't have any problem discussing your wants.

    If one of them has a system that won't ever break,let me know what it is.
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    With it being 84* inside,the original 90 lbs....

    With it being 84* inside,the original 90 lbs. might have been closer.

    No way to tell without a superheat reading.

    Is the blower on high speed?
    Is it an electric furnace?
    Heat strips stuck...
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    Sounds like the return needs a metal ell and the...

    Sounds like the return needs a metal ell and the supply boots need to be 45* or have metal ells on them.

    All seams/joints need to be sealed with mastic.

    Hard to be specific without looking at...
  43. Thread: AC Installation

    by bbk
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    We can't discuss prices here and besides,my...

    We can't discuss prices here and besides,my prices in east TX. probably wouldn't help you anyway.

    Whichever brand we sell is better than the other dealers brands.

    Go with the contractor...
  44. Thread: R12 mix to R22

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    "djken Member Registered: Nov 2004 Posts: 94...

    "djken
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    Registered: Nov 2004
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    quote:Originally posted by bbk
    They are two completely different refrigerants,won't mix at all.

    Isn't R-500 a mixture of 12 and 22???
  45. Thread: R12 mix to R22

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    They are two completely different...

    They are two completely different refrigerants,won't mix at all.

    But when it blows your system have the decency to tell the service tech what ya did.
  46. Thread: compressor smoke

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    All things electrical are powered by smoke. If...

    All things electrical are powered by smoke.

    If you let the smoke out...it don't work no more!
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    Yes, you need the TXVs

    Yes, you need the TXVs
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    Is it possible we have burned out one fuse and it...

    Is it possible we have burned out one fuse and it is only getting 110 volts because of that?
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    WAAAAY!
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    Has anyone checked the voltage and amp draw out...

    Has anyone checked the voltage and amp draw out at the condenser?

    Or are you feeding it 110 volts thru a bad breaker?
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    Has anyone checked the voltage and amp draw out...

    Has anyone checked the voltage and amp draw out at the condenser? Since you changed generators?
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