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    I had a pair of Duncan I and they were really...

    I had a pair of Duncan I and they were really nice boots, the only problem I've had with them was a hole saw accident that slices through some stitching and opened up the side.
    Picked up a pair of...
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    Was definitely a plumber :whistle: :grin2:

    Was definitely a plumber :whistle:


    :grin2:
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    Exactly! They should put a tap on the bottom,...

    Exactly! They should put a tap on the bottom, then they'll have their own "natural" spring that they can drink from.

    :gah:
  4. I don't know what minimum the dimensions are

    but I guarantee you it's a touch more then this.



    http://img207.imageshack.us/img207/2650/imag0026h.jpg

    I have no idea who put it in, but I was about 3 steps from giving it a shove off the...
  5. Thread: Really guys?

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    Never even occurred to me! No wonder I gave my...

    Never even occurred to me!

    No wonder I gave my two weeks notice at this place...
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    One more reason to not use that stuff: I was...

    One more reason to not use that stuff:

    I was sitting on the back bumper of a co-workers van one summer day doing paper work, drove in to town and had a tingling on my bottom.
    Got back to the...
  7. Thread: Really guys?

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    Really guys?

    Could we please put some thought in to this stuff?

    http://img97.imageshack.us/img97/8223/seriouslyj.jpg
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    I had a drywaller threaten me with an invoice...

    I had a drywaller threaten me with an invoice before for the astonishing rate of $65/hour. He didn't appreciate it when I told him that our journeymen make that much (We don't really, just wanted to...
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    That would be my guess, or somebody crossed a...

    That would be my guess, or somebody crossed a line on install.
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    Specific heat of a liquid will be much higher...

    Specific heat of a liquid will be much higher than that of a vapor's, therefore you will not have as much of a difference in the liquid line as you will on a suction line with only vapor.
    ...
  11. I meant sc, not sh. Sorry for the confusion.

    I meant sc, not sh. Sorry for the confusion.
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    Before anybody can help you, they need to know...

    Before anybody can help you, they need to know where you live...
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    I would say ORI-ORD for head pressure control. ...

    I would say ORI-ORD for head pressure control.

    The problem with using fan cycling is blowing return bends from thermal shock. It would work well if there is enough of a load to keep that one head...
  14. I thought all rooftop units had charging charts...

    I thought all rooftop units had charging charts right on the side of them?

    Sight glasses can be misleading. For example, a clear sg on a 410a system will give you about 20* sh, aka way overcharged.
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    Remedy for shaft coatings?

    That tar like coating that factories put on motor shafts and squirrel cage shafts, I'm assuming for corrosion resistance.

    How do you get it off? I'm thinking the next time I run into that stuff...
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    Dewalt is actually a translation from German...

    Dewalt is actually a translation from German meaning "Yellow pooh". Despite what the sham-wow guy says, German's don't always make good things.

    Milwaukee and Makita both have their downfalls,...
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    This seems to be popular. Pretty much anything...

    This seems to be popular. Pretty much anything can work to clean them off, even blowing it out with nitrogen can do the trick.

    Ideally, you want to use something that dries quickly.
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    My bet if you can't see a gap. Otherwise, grab...

    My bet if you can't see a gap.

    Otherwise, grab your caulk and get your fingers working.
  19. Thread: TXV Cloging

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    Filter drier always upstream of the metering...

    Filter drier always upstream of the metering device. Valve it in if you can, that saves you from recovering the system to change it out, makes the swap much faster.
  20. Thread: supco 3n1

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    You are correct that there is an overload inside...

    You are correct that there is an overload inside of the 3 in 1, but it only offers protection from over amping, it absolutely does not, on any I've ever seen, offer any protection from the compressor...
  21. Thread: supco 3n1

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    This. They are good for testing and even...

    This.

    They are good for testing and even running a unit in a pinch, but they should not be left on the unit for extended periods as it doesn't offer any thermal protection.
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    Screw on call. I despise that with a passion. The...

    Screw on call. I despise that with a passion. The pressure also sucks.

    Wait until you're doing maintenance on a store after it's had it done by the same guy for 3 years and was fired because of...
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    I'm sure they're still nicer than any Kysor unit.

    I'm sure they're still nicer than any Kysor unit.
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    Are you sure it wouldn't be ammonia used to cool...

    Are you sure it wouldn't be ammonia used to cool glycol and then that is piped to the heat exchanger?

    I can't see a system using co2 as a secondary, unless it were a cascading system?
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    This, and after verifying the pipe is cold enough...

    This, and after verifying the pipe is cold enough and the sensor is properly attached, then use your meter to determine which side of the switch you have to start troubleshooting at.
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    I'd be fixing everything or nothing at all. ...

    I'd be fixing everything or nothing at all.

    If HO doesn't like that, they can call somebody else.
  27. I have a cheap cutter and will put it on the male...

    I have a cheap cutter and will put it on the male end of the connection and just tighten it enough to put a dimple in the line outside of the line, making it snug up in a fitting.

    I doubt there's...
  28. Thread: LEAK DETECTOR

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    I have the YJ detector and have had good luck...

    I have the YJ detector and have had good luck with it since I picked it up.
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    Read your notes, the answer should be within your...

    Read your notes, the answer should be within your first 3 months of school.
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    There are 2 ways to experience disappointment....

    There are 2 ways to experience disappointment. One is sleeping with my ex, the other is buying Dewalt tools.

    HTH
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    Looks like a Larkin/Bohn unit. On new install,...

    Looks like a Larkin/Bohn unit.
    On new install, I've always changed out to a Paragon.
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    Heat shield should fix that right up. Not...

    Heat shield should fix that right up.


    Not really.
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    Sheet metal tools? You can get a rivet gun and...

    Sheet metal tools? You can get a rivet gun and screwdriver from Can Tire, they even have sales! ;)

    Do you guys really not have any local suppliers? There are a few chain stores here in Edmonton...
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    Is it a pump down system, or does it just turn...

    Is it a pump down system, or does it just turn off the compressor on defrost?
  35. Measure pressure drop across and entering liquid...

    Measure pressure drop across and entering liquid temp of the TXV. Work backwards from there to size a TXV for 3 ton capacity.

    You can also bring up the liquid temp entering TXV to decrease...
  36. Removal would likely change the capacity of your...

    Removal would likely change the capacity of your metering device, and will very likely reduce your system's capacity.
    Have you plotted an enthalpy chart for the system? That may be the biggest help...
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    I wonder how they would react to a laugh, because...

    I wonder how they would react to a laugh, because I know that's what I would do.
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    They instructed us to mount it on the face of the...

    They instructed us to mount it on the face of the coil's box, not a return bend.
    Also used a remote bulb that was to be mounted on the return side.

    Like I said, it's been probably 2 years since...
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    As for highest discharge temps, R717 followed by...

    As for highest discharge temps, R717 followed by R22.
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    Wonder if the heat from welding that plate on has...

    Wonder if the heat from welding that plate on has an effect on the fusible plug?
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    Call Norlake. We had the same issue with each of...

    Call Norlake. We had the same issue with each of their units we installed (New installs).
    The fans could take up to 20 minutes to come on.

    They gave us the required info to fix it, haven't been...
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    If you're talking of a larger compressor with a...

    If you're talking of a larger compressor with a run cap in the system, if wired wrong it can blow out a terminal in the compressor.
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    My last employer was that one that would take...

    My last employer was that one that would take customers that nobody else would, we had them all the time.

    I've had customers yell and whine about price because we were just sitting there "watching...
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    stevrock

    A junction box? I get a little stiff when I see wire nuts on that stuff!

    No word a lie, I was on top of a unit where I seen a splice like that done by the restaurant owner edited by mod, covered...
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    Give him a celsius thermostat, then he'll never...

    Give him a celsius thermostat, then he'll never know the difference.
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    How do you check for voltage when the breaker is...

    How do you check for voltage when the breaker is turned off?

    2001, I have seen about the same amount of crap. Are you sure you're not in Edmonton? :LOL:
    There was one unit's defrost circuit run...
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    The cover was on when we got there. Reload...

    The cover was on when we got there.

    Reload went to turn it on while I was hanging out outside reading. Told me main breaker tripped, I found the issue in short order.

    After I stopped laughing,...
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    That was alcohol, just before supper time :LOL:

    That was alcohol, just before supper time :LOL:
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    A few things I've come upon in my days

    Out back of a common chain restaurant.
    http://a.imageshack.us/img836/3661/img00023201008041143.jpg

    This was just today, carpenters think they can do anything....
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    Call warranty guys.

    Call warranty guys.
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