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    Yeah I was non union for 10 years but you just...

    Yeah I was non union for 10 years but you just can't beat the pay 1st year 17.00 hour with a 27.88 dollar package, 2nd year 19.53 with a 31.14 package, and so on until a journeyman 36.17 an hour with...
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    Yeah I was non union for 10 years but you just...

    Yeah I was non union for 10 years but you just can't beat the pay 1st year 17.00 hour with a 27.88 dollar package, 2nd year 19.53 with a 31.14 package, and so on until a journeyman 36.17 an hour with...
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    Yes I will be starting out doing pm's then have...

    Yes I will be starting out doing pm's then have my own truck doing some light duties working under a couple journey men, no pun intended please! Lol.. Have to serve my apprenticeship year after year...
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    New carrier unit installed

    316071316081Over this summer at my families cottage someone stole the condenser. So I thought I would make it a little harder for some one to snatch and grab this one. I started with a 8 inch...
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    Starting at a union shop need some advice

    Well I finally I'm going to start at a union shop doing commercial and industrial maintenance and service. I'm starting from the bottom as a first year apprentice. But I will be on my way to the big...
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    On some units besides the service ports, you may...

    On some units besides the service ports, you may find an extra port...ie pressure tap ,ect.
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    Self piercing valves are for DIY home owners,...

    Self piercing valves are for DIY home owners, under bid jobs, or lazy techs. They do not exist in refrigeration systems.
  8. Thanks for the link, bro:grin2:

    Thanks for the link, bro:grin2:
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    Did you charge the system with more freon,...

    Did you charge the system with more freon, generally a new condenser only comes factory charged with enough freon for a15 foot line set. And if you did what was your super heat and sub cooling. Under...
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    I know I installed a mini split that was a...

    I know I installed a mini split that was a ceiling mount, can't really rember the name brand tho. But they are out their :cheers:
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    Try lowering down the fan speed if you haven't...

    Try lowering down the fan speed if you haven't done so already, should loose humitity so the house will feel less muggy. Factory set system should have been high cool, check and confirm. If so change...
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    Just picked up the jb super nova, tho if the blue...

    Just picked up the jb super nova, tho if the blue vac was available I would have liked to have that one. I like the leak rate indicator feature.
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    First he should be made aware of the cost, then...

    First he should be made aware of the cost, then make the customer sing an invoice,that should implement a lein clause in the invoice if not paid with in 30 days. Add an extra 2 percent to the bill...
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    Also I think I never had a problem to begin with...

    Also I think I never had a problem to begin with my pressures we all weird because the txv bulb was just in the wrong location. And the txv was not opening all the way. I will find out tomorrow. Only...
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    That's a big 10-4, appreciate your thoughts.

    That's a big 10-4, appreciate your thoughts.
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    :whistle: Thanks

    :whistle:

    Thanks
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    Really thanks for all the feed back guys, I think...

    Really thanks for all the feed back guys, I think i just need to chill out pull a nice long vac charge up the system get my super heat and sub- cooling and go from their.
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    I mean it's the only adjustment I could make...

    I mean it's the only adjustment I could make right.
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    Ok not to sound like a complete idiot but getting...

    Ok not to sound like a complete idiot but getting the sub-cooling up. You would just have to add more freon correct.
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    Glad to get all the feed back from this site, I...

    Glad to get all the feed back from this site, I hope one day I can contribute to someone less experienced, such as myself.
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    Sometimes I just over think things, and make it...

    Sometimes I just over think things, and make it harder than it really is. I don't have a long enough service background. Mostly just installs, so when a problem occurs I freak. Like I don't know what...
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    Yeah I think you are right, just got off the...

    Yeah I think you are right, just got off the phone with a friend from Arizona. He suggests I put a hard start kit on the condenser. He thinks that the compressor is not giving the txv enough boost to...
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    The compressor is brand new. High efffecent with...

    The compressor is brand new. High efffecent with the big coils.
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    The lines that were their we're three quarter and...

    The lines that were their we're three quarter and three eights. My condenser size was five eights so I ended up makeing all my custom bends with five eights about three feet or so then slipping the...
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    So you are suggesting to put more freon in the...

    So you are suggesting to put more freon in the system, and that should raise my sub-cooling. Yes humitity is present.
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    Are you refering to the valves off the condenser...

    Are you refering to the valves off the condenser they are fully open.
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    Condenser is a carrier and the coil is a match it...

    Condenser is a carrier and the coil is a match it said a 1.5 to 3 ton coil
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    Yeah new condenser and coil.

    Yeah new condenser and coil.
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    High suction?

    Installed a new r22 w/txv used old line set. Only got a 520 micron pull on system. Went to start up the unit. I only got a 10 degree difference in temp.

    The low side was at 100 psi witch is around...
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    Right on man thanks

    Right on man thanks
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    No man its a brand new pump, and it pulls down it...

    No man its a brand new pump, and it pulls down it just does not hold a vac when the pump is turned off and valved off.
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    Yeah but with brand new hoses. I mean what the f....

    Yeah but with brand new hoses. I mean what the f. I will hook up micron gauge directly to pump with a brand new 5 inch hoses that has a valve on it. When I get down past 500 and turn valve off to...
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    Well I recovered the charge changed the liquid...

    Well I recovered the charge changed the liquid line filter replaced, picked up a new micron gauge, with a new compound gauge set. But that micron gauge didn't even hold under 500 hooked up directly...
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    When I recover the 410 a should I reuse the same...

    When I recover the 410 a should I reuse the same freon or start with virgin stuff?
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    Copy that!

    Copy that!
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    Thanks for the reply six you made me able to...

    Thanks for the reply six you made me able to sleep tonight. I rather look like a fool then have to replace a condenser.
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    I dont know something just did not seem right I...

    I dont know something just did not seem right I think I would feel better just buy a new micron gauge and just starting over. Don't want to chance it. I dont think I have any leaks in the system...
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    Thanks for the fast reply, I never did a drive by...

    Thanks for the fast reply, I never did a drive by yank of a disconnect before. It ran for about 26 hours do you think I did any damage?
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    Well when I pulled a vac i only got down to 600...

    Well when I pulled a vac i only got down to 600 microns I opened the valves and went and turned the system on. Now the unit isn't cooling properly on about 12 degrees differantal. I'm thinking my...
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    I think I got air in the system

    How bad is it for a system to run with air in it, do you think it would be ok if the system ran for a wile? with out damaging the equipment?
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    Micron gage not holding

    I just noticed today I tested my micron gage with brand new hoses, valved off the gage after 500 and the dam thing didnt hold, would you say I have a leak in my gage? It's a supco.
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