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  1. Heat shrink tube over the service port caps with...

    Heat shrink tube over the service port caps with harder to find than normal ones. I seriously doubt vandals are going to go through the trouble of replacing it with matching color heat shrink tubes.
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    I was looking through the service manual for a...

    I was looking through the service manual for a Thermo -240*F that uses glide. It was intriguing. The thing was like a small air liquefaction plant. The first stage condenses out the highest boiling...
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    that's 421A, a blend of R-125/R-134a...

    that's 421A, a blend of R-125/R-134a +"proprietary lubricant".
    Instead of butanes, there's some kind of oil that increases solubility of MO in HFC, probably POE... getting around eachothers...
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    Essentially all "drop-in" gas uses a few percent...

    Essentially all "drop-in" gas uses a few percent hydrocarbon for oil return which accomplishes more or less the same thing as priming with 3% of system charge in lighter butane and topping off with...
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    Would they be China made? ~:\

    Would they be China made? ~:\
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    He asked if replacing the worn out refrigerant...

    He asked if replacing the worn out refrigerant will help save the compressor. Maybe a DIY landlord?
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    Naming the owner's kids is messed up.

    Naming the owner's kids is messed up.
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    It's a wholesaler, not Nordstroms.

    It's a wholesaler, not Nordstroms.
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    so what do you do every day around there? You...

    so what do you do every day around there? You chose there for a reason right?

    What's living there like?
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    What do you do in Ecuador? How much is R-12 and...

    What do you do in Ecuador? How much is R-12 and R-502? Can you vent it?
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    Srsly WTF ! These are R12 drop-ins 417C...

    Srsly WTF !

    These are R12 drop-ins
    417C R-125/134a/600 (19.5/78.8/1.7) is called ICOR HOT SHOT 2
    437A R-125/134a/600/601 (19.5/78.5/1.4/0.6) is called DuPont MO49Plus


    These are R-22...
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    The new replacement's essentially all the same....

    The new replacement's essentially all the same. They're all tweaked a bit like 404A vs 507.
    It shouldn't be as difficult though, because, if you already have POE, you're good to go.

    134a will...
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    Could 410A have introduced to eliminate...

    Could 410A have introduced to eliminate compatibility to promote equipment sell opportunity in the US market? Europe went with 407C.
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    There are not that many refrigerants around. ...

    There are not that many refrigerants around.
    143a, 125, 134a and 32.

    143a is getting cut.

    125/134a blends fill in for 22 and 404A
    Part of 125 is substituted with 32 to further reduce GWP. ...
  15. I meant sizing in tonnage. For the same...

    I meant sizing in tonnage.
    For the same capacity, higher EER units are larger as they run lower temperature rise. i.e. 12 EER outdoor units are larger than 9 EER units even if they're the same...
  16. No, even though HFCs are generally inferior to...

    No, even though HFCs are generally inferior to CFCs and HCFCs.
  17. The numbers aren't that important, but your post...

    The numbers aren't that important, but your post suggests you don't have a good grasp of the idea.
  18. And you do have subcooledness.

    And you do have subcooledness.
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    From the power saved from reducing the fan speed....

    From the power saved from reducing the fan speed. When you double the fan speed, you double the cfm, but you need 8 times the horsepower. It's the same way the other way around, so half cfm = 1/8 the...
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    Rotary compressor sucks directly into the vanes...

    Rotary compressor sucks directly into the vanes and compressor into the shell. The shell runs at the high side pressure. It's slow to start cooling and there's a longer lag before it starts cooling...
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    According to Gooole... charge amount... 2oz...

    According to Gooole... charge amount... 2oz
    Dude, you broke it.
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    Looks like it could be an MOV. To absorb the...

    Looks like it could be an MOV. To absorb the spike when the coil shuts off so the controls don't glitch out or fail.
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    All gaskets leak on a molecular level and fitting...

    All gaskets leak on a molecular level and fitting will leak the same amount regardless of system charge. Some domestic machines only contain an ounce or so of refrigerant. Most leak detectors have a...
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    It sounds like the refrigeration engine is based...

    It sounds like the refrigeration engine is based on a household fridge.
  25. The pictures in brochure shows tiny capacitors...

    The pictures in brochure shows tiny capacitors and they offer "quartz" version too.
    It's the electronically controlled embedded system locking up. It's just the nature of embedded systems that make...
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    It does when you circulate it through a filter...

    It does when you circulate it through a filter drier.
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    What did you end up doing?

    What did you end up doing?
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    ? I only use premium holeless solid copper...

    ? I only use premium holeless solid copper capillaries.
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    My response didn't format right. My thoughts.......

    My response didn't format right. My thoughts.... smart thermostats create additional security vulnerabilities like all other Internet of Thing that use embedded systems. It's the typical case of...
  30. Managing what site buddies see about you activities

    In my profile under "friend's activity", I see the posts made by buddies. I'd like to clean-it up so joypostings aren't cluttering up on their dashboard

    is there anyway?
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    The hotness is the ability to manage your...

    The hotness is the ability to manage your thermostat from your smart phone anywhere.

    Those thermostats have an embedded computer with custom system OS and wireless connectivity.
    One Example is...
  32. If the tenured guys who got angry over new guys...

    If the tenured guys who got angry over new guys getting paid the same stuck around instead of leaving, they'd have to continue paying them... or lay them off and the company would be paying...
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    Check the color of refrigerant with sight glass...

    Check the color of refrigerant with sight glass on a gauge set.
    If it's not moisture, it could be wrong oils picked up from the recovery tank.
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    It's not gonna remove water in one pass. You may...

    It's not gonna remove water in one pass. You may need to temporarily run giant filters for a little while. The standard size filter drier is not sized to handle abnormal moisture ingestion.
    ...
  35. The employees haven't earned $70,000 per person...

    The employees haven't earned $70,000 per person yet.
    by the way, the salary pay of politicians aren't that high.

    ...
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    The ads have gotten too intrusive. Full time ads...

    The ads have gotten too intrusive. Full time ads that take up a large space on right side that are flashy might be deterring some people from visiting.
    I've been biting lips about mentioning any...
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    I did say you shouldn't do it ;) , Essentially...

    I did say you shouldn't do it ;) , Essentially all the new (422x, 417x, 428A, 438A and so on) HFC drop-ins for HCFC and CFC have roughly 2-3 % 600 and/or 600a with the variation of combinations...
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    Increase/decrease if you feel like moisture...

    Increase/decrease if you feel like moisture control or temp around the house is uneven and settle on comfortable point, but I wouldn't go below 7 minutes of on-time per cycle. 10min+ is ideal. Your...
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    134a + oil change to POE OR 134a + 1/2 oz...

    134a + oil change to POE OR

    134a + 1/2 oz lighter butane fuel per pound of refrigerant..http://i.imgur.com/LSsLRV9s.jpg (1 3ozcan per almost 6 lbs of refer). You're NOT SUPPOSED to do it though...
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    Your cycle durations are long enough to not be an...

    Your cycle durations are long enough to not be an issue.

    Some thermostats let you input the cycles per hour and/or swing. The priority assigned is up to the proprietary embedded chip on the...
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    AED2415ZXA is listed in parenthesis with CAE2420Z...

    AED2415ZXA is listed in parenthesis with CAE2420Z so I think it's just an alternate #.
    We'll get into technical details later. The primary concern here is that the replacement fits in the...
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    AJA2419ZXA appears to be close

    AJA2419ZXA appears to be close
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    Google it. R-404A LBP HST 2,400 ish BTU And ...

    Google it.

    R-404A LBP HST 2,400 ish BTU
    And 1/2 hp 12.54cc displacement. So something thereabout that will physically fit.
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    Valve stems are testy. You could have something...

    Valve stems are testy. You could have something that is leak free 400 psi, but leak at single digit psi or vacuum, and only intermittently.
    Higher pressure swells gaskets and seat them into place. ...
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    Volatility of water goes up exponentially with...

    Volatility of water goes up exponentially with heat. Heating and agitating is the best way to get water out. Water is relatively soluble in HFC refrigerants, so water gets kicked up and disperse...
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    20oz bottled water and a 20oz Coke both costs...

    20oz bottled water and a 20oz Coke both costs $1.50 at the vending machine. Since bottled water is usually just filtered city water, we can see that the retail price and raw materials cost are very...
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    Northcutt got a violation letter from EPA last...

    Northcutt got a violation letter from EPA last year for the 12a/22a/502a
    Which has been going for like the past 20 years.

    Just around the same time as some investment company submits a...
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    And China connected lobbyists are influencing the...

    And China connected lobbyists are influencing the EPA.
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    Not to nitpick, but you still got it wrong. Read...

    Not to nitpick, but you still got it wrong. Read this: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-04-10/pdf/2015-07895.pdf

    What you were taught in training might be outdated, just as this discussions...
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    maybe some sort of two part stuff that cures with...

    maybe some sort of two part stuff that cures with each other instead of the moisture in air?
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