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    Just Ban me then, I do not need to spout off some...

    Just Ban me then, I do not need to spout off some offensive stuff for it to happen, Just Do it.

    Jim
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    I have not posted 500 times, I am still waiting...

    I have not posted 500 times, I am still waiting for my membership to cancel, yes there are a few that I would care to post to.

    Have your fun.

    Take a look at the crap in just this thread, and...
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    I mentioned nails because the nail plant were I...

    I mentioned nails because the nail plant were I live just went out of business, how in the heck can you not make nails and screws etc cheap enough to sell them in the USA?

    Jim
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    I am of the opinion that we, nearly everyone,...

    I am of the opinion that we, nearly everyone, caused a lot of the foreign stuff to be so prevalent here. My reasoning is we all want to make more money, and we all want to pay less, How can we all...
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    there is slightly more, but, since I can not get...

    there is slightly more, but, since I can not get my membership cancelled, I will be force to try other options.

    jim
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    I sleep very little. Have lots of hobbies,...

    I sleep very little. Have lots of hobbies, internet, work, family, etc.
    Been building a house for a few years, near the end but I am getting tired have slowed down on it.
    When its done however, I...
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    Get the defrost working and let it thaw some,...

    Get the defrost working and let it thaw some, then you can use a pump sprayer to get around the edges and pull most of the ice out in one large piece.

    I do a lot of these type boxes and the above...
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    Bullseye. Jim

    Bullseye.

    Jim
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    I was not speaking of the concern with keeping...

    I was not speaking of the concern with keeping the job, I was speaking to personal ethics and standards, a person either has them or they don't.

    Jim
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    Please cancel my membership

    Hello,
    James122964, I can not find out how to, so I am asking, Please cancel my membership.

    Any Moderator, owner, or anyone else that knows how, please feel free.

    By Frank, Hope everything...
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    Blanket statements about the quality of people on...

    Blanket statements about the quality of people on both sides of this are not accurate.

    Wages do not change a persons ethics or standards, so if you do not give a sh8t at 20 an hour you will not...
  12. where you really get in high head pressure...

    where you really get in high head pressure trouble is when there was this guy before you that put on a low gauge when the cap tube was restricted but not clogged shut, and added refrigerant, then you...
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    Question is what would you have done if the...

    Question is what would you have done if the person answered, never worked on a chiller, but worked on nearly every other kind of refrigeration except ammonia?

    Jim
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    Really, you get asked them questions? Jim

    Really, you get asked them questions?

    Jim
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    I used to braze evap leaks and still will if its...

    I used to braze evap leaks and still will if its not a pitting issue, if it has a leaking pit, more will follow and the customer will not be happy.

    Jim
  16. Thread: Union

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    Yep, had to do heavy the last couple days. ...

    Yep, had to do heavy the last couple days. compressor changes on rack with no lift points, would have loved to have a camera to take pictures of the looks on shoppers faces when wheeling them...
  17. If its a grant, and your not doing anything else,...

    If its a grant, and your not doing anything else, I say why not.

    There is always work, if people are cold, they want heat, if they are hot, they want cool.

    Do the training, try and get...
  18. Could be filter break down, I have seen stuff...

    Could be filter break down, I have seen stuff like that in taco bell lines when the filters have not been changed for ever.

    Jim
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    You Guys have got to be kidding 33 pages and now...

    You Guys have got to be kidding 33 pages and now your way off topic and still going strong.

    Later,
    Jim
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    As far as larger furnaces isn't there also loses...

    As far as larger furnaces isn't there also loses on the start up and cool down?

    As far as I know blower does not start until heat exchanger is hot enough, nearly all heat to get to that point is...
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    A larger motor does use more energy, because it...

    A larger motor does use more energy, because it has higher loses on the start up and will start more often. Weither its enough to worry about depends on how large of a difference, like 1/3 versus...
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    Hey, Got a bunch of pipelines up here running...

    Hey,
    Got a bunch of pipelines up here running pipe for the Marseilles shale they say they are gonna have work for years, maybe you guys should be looking into that if works slow.

    They are...
  23. Thread: Union

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    Do you do welding, do not know why but I am...

    Do you do welding, do not know why but I am thinking of you as a welder?

    I went to school when I was young and at one time was G6 down, I run a pretty good stainless mig now.
    Do not really do...
  24. Thread: Union

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    I was going to join the electrical union way back...

    I was going to join the electrical union way back when, but they were 5 pages deep in the book for work, and I was working, so it did not work out.

    Jim
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    I am not less than 45 nor more than 55. I have...

    I am not less than 45 nor more than 55.

    I have 10 years as at journeyman electrician and then just under 10 years HVAC and refrigeration.

    Do not want to toot my own horn, but I am pretty quick...
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    Never had to replace the door catch, I have...

    Never had to replace the door catch, I have always had replacement of the door door switch fix up loose latch and bad switches, the switches are in a assembly when you get them.

    Jim
  27. Thread: Union

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    Well, according to my wife, I am childish, but...

    Well, according to my wife, I am childish, but not young.

    Jim
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    R414 has a 16 degree glide I tend to believe such...

    R414 has a 16 degree glide I tend to believe such a large glide will cause problems using a LPC for temperature control.

    so if your 19 psi is 25 degrees your coil has various zones depending on...
  29. Thread: Union

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    I am not young. I have been doing this work for...

    I am not young.
    I have been doing this work for over 10 years, licensed by my state for journeyman in electrical and hvac.

    I was just wondering, I have it pretty good were I work right now.
    ...
  30. Thread: Union

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    Union

    I have never been in a union, HVAC or Electrical, I would like to know, if you attempt to join one of them do you always have to start as a apprentice or do you test for level?

    thanks
    jim
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    There may not be a transformer, sorry, I do a lot...

    There may not be a transformer, sorry, I do a lot of work on mobile homes and they almost always have a self contained added on ac>

    jim
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    You measured 250 volts, did you use a RMS meter? ...

    You measured 250 volts, did you use a RMS meter? You really need a watt meter to determine the actual watts, most homes are more around 220 volts RMS or 240 volt, you also have a transformer that is...
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    I got aquasoles, they have a pumping motion when...

    I got aquasoles, they have a pumping motion when you walk and has relieved knee pain and back pain. Takes a little getting used to on the feet, but they turn around quick, I have nearly no arch,...
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    Defrost timer. Jim

    Defrost timer.

    Jim
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    Well, I wish you luck. Jim

    Well, I wish you luck.

    Jim
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    Pro status, does not mean you are a pro. 15...

    Pro status, does not mean you are a pro. 15 post, then apply.
    To me just posting 15 times does not make you a pro at much other than posting. If the content of the post is what determines, then...
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    I do not do residential, but, I would suggest...

    I do not do residential, but, I would suggest getting into refrigeration the company I work at is always busy and I always have overtime, even when I take a day off.

    Do a electrical training...
  38. Thread: help

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    I would get some electrical training, that really...

    I would get some electrical training, that really helps with troubleshooting and I would go for refrigeration, seems every refrigeration company I know could use a guy, HVAC although a good branch...
  39. Judging by the cost of living there and the tax...

    Judging by the cost of living there and the tax rate, I would say not nearly enough.

    Jim
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    In my mind the Evaporator coil in the house is...

    In my mind the Evaporator coil in the house is smaller than the Condenser coil outside, so it is more work when reversed. I have to qualify this as only a observation that may or may not be the...
  41. Wow, dry cleaning machines are refrigerated? ...

    Wow, dry cleaning machines are refrigerated? Never, would have thought that,
    I always thought they just used a different solvent than water.

    Jim
  42. Thread: coldtable

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    It has been my experience that this type of...

    It has been my experience that this type of equipment has valves that are OEM and usually a version just for them.

    When tables are not cooling, it depends on more than the txv, is this unit one...
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    the other is defrost safety. klickson should...

    the other is defrost safety.

    klickson should have the temperature were it operates on it, it also could be wired in wrong.

    Jim

    did you check the plug in connection for the fans? then come...
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    Ice, what would he pinch off to add a fan cycle...

    Ice,
    what would he pinch off to add a fan cycle that he could unpinch when done?
    Not, doubting you, I need to know as I work on Ice machines a lot.

    Jim
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    Maybe some A/C have a pump down, but, I have...

    Maybe some A/C have a pump down, but, I have never seen one with a receiver to into or a valve of any kind to isolate the e-coil from the condenser.

    Jim
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    that all goes on the paycheck my friend, OEM...

    that all goes on the paycheck my friend, OEM knows it, and so do I.

    jim
  47. its not possible, your meter is off.

    its not possible, your meter is off.
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    Actually, stupid consumers should be doing...

    Actually, stupid consumers should be doing maintenance, like cleaning the condenser coil, every 134/404 that I have been to with problems was a clogged condenser.

    Jim
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    if you add gas to a pump down system, you always...

    if you add gas to a pump down system, you always have to make sure that it will pump down after adding gas.

    If the case is a long ways away from the condenser can easily overcharge.

    hot pull...
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    Them units are made to be in a conditioned space...

    Them units are made to be in a conditioned space which is normally in the seventy degree ambient range.

    In a garage, the temps can be way out of design range.

    Jim
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