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  1. I'll have to ponder that a bit. Normally, ...

    I'll have to ponder that a bit.
    Normally, evaporator free liquid refrigerant would have the opposite effect (higher suction pressure on start ).

    The system's 50psig static s pressure on a -36f...
  2. I was about to suggest a "lazy" txv till I saw...

    I was about to suggest a "lazy" txv till I saw this.
    As you know, a Headmaster equipped system has a proper ref charge.
    No variation for ambient etc.

    Monitor Hi side during the startup LP...
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    A bulk, non-critical load, in Florida?

    A bulk, non-critical load, in Florida?
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    If you're not a ref guy I take it that all your...

    If you're not a ref guy I take it that all your experience is in AC? ... Or not?

    You should be able to get this somewhat oddball makeup system to work (its worked for 5 years).

    Forget...
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    Thanks for that tip, Ummscott. Coffee's on me...

    Thanks for that tip, Ummscott.

    Coffee's on me at the next math upgrade class.:grin2:
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    John, that's ironic as my co was approached with...

    John, that's ironic as my co was approached with this very concept, in canada, TWENTY-TWO years ago!

    When I declined to peddle this to the City works & convince them to try a free sample, the rep...
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    A moot question as a R134A system will work just...

    A moot question as a R134A system will work just great with R12.
  8. Not so, GA tech. He obviously has had ...

    Not so, GA tech.

    He obviously has had Salvation explained to him by his brother & SIL (note the irritation with them).

    Also Chases' post 109 hit a sore spot.

    GC, certainly no ill will...
  9. I just hope that you're not betting your eternity...

    I just hope that you're not betting your eternity on it.
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    It gets expensive trying to cool the entire...

    It gets expensive trying to cool the entire town!

    Your cooled, dehumified air is escaping. out that 18 sq ft hole.
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    Primmers, is there an accumulator on the unit? ...

    Primmers, is there an accumulator on the unit?

    Are you getting noise/vibration to point you to a washout, or is it a guess?

    From experience, I would be just as suspicious of a hung-up...
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    I would suggest that you clamp off the heater...

    I would suggest that you clamp off the heater hose before condemming the AC.

    The blended-air system may be adding heat.
  13. Thanks for the link to the mini inverter...

    Thanks for the link to the mini inverter compressor.
    I found the input (100w) power req'd and with the COP of 3.05 does work out to 1040btu/hr.

    fyi to find the btu of the unit with the info...
  14. ZhuoHan, how's the project going? A...

    ZhuoHan, how's the project going?

    A capillary system takes time to pull down to acceptable SH.

    Did you have at least 6 ft (183cm) of cap tube after your trimming?
    If not, it loses much of...
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    Why not just use R404? May not even need to swap...

    Why not just use R404?
    May not even need to swap txv element to C charge.
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    It is a CCOT system-(cycling clutch). Adding...

    It is a CCOT system-(cycling clutch).

    Adding additional ref to a CCOT system is the same as overfilling a capillary system to get the SH down.

    A quick test is to switch blower speed to hi....
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    A 1/4" txv for a small ice machine and another...

    A 1/4" txv for a small ice machine and another sd052 drier did the trick.

    If the txv wasn't laying around, I may have used an axv.
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    Now I know what the Tower of Babel was like.

    Now I know what the Tower of Babel was like.
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    UmmmScott, this is not a nightmare, it's real, ...

    UmmmScott, this is not a nightmare, it's real, or should I say True.

    We just went thru the exact scenario, even swapped 052 drier twice.

    Only after changing to txv 6 months ago, does it...
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    It's the coils with the extreme uneven air...

    It's the coils with the extreme uneven air restriction that cracks & snaps blades.

    Just think of lower condenser blocked with road dirt, plastic etc.
    The fan blade flexes as it is subjected to...
  21. Hey I thought that's the point of the energy...

    Hey I thought that's the point of the energy miser and Hussman's Innovator "always clear" doors...

    The glass has no heaters, just a special coating.
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    Try new capacitor (it's hard-wired into unit,...

    Try new capacitor (it's hard-wired into unit, right?)
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    Emergency fix till replacement comes... Break...

    Emergency fix till replacement comes...

    Break skirt off proper-sized wirenut with sidecutters & attach wire directly to remainder of cleaned pin.

    Be sure cover, gasket & bail are on.
  24. That never took long for someone to yell rapist.

    That never took long for someone to yell rapist.
  25. Thanks, UmmScott... knew I'd learn something! ...

    Thanks, UmmScott... knew I'd learn something!

    I've seen a klixon on the discharge, but it just opened the control ckt.

    I recall the center dome well well.
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    Well, I guess that I've been counter productive...

    Well, I guess that I've been counter productive for 40 years.

    Tried one tank of nitrogen-it lasted minutes.
  27. Icemeister, I'm searching for a ZF...

    Icemeister, I'm searching for a ZF scroll-equipped condensing unit schematic.

    Checking if the liquid injection is controlled by LPS or discharge temp sensor.

    I'm kinda looking over Umscott's...
  28. Umscott should question mgrs re previous repairs...

    Umscott should question mgrs re previous repairs to this system.

    Remember, post #7 said it was working as cooler and freezer for years.
    This discounts factory error.

    It makes sense to use the...
  29. Condensing unit with ZF liquid injection scroll...

    Condensing unit with ZF liquid injection scroll to handle the hi CR of lo-suction hi-discharge.
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    Just bridge a 5mfd across the colored leads.

    Just bridge a 5mfd across the colored leads.
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    This just caught my eye (literally). The...

    This just caught my eye (literally).

    The poetic justice in the "Treehuggers" push to zero CO2 emission, which, if 100% successful,
    would kill most trees by stopping photosynthesis.
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    Well, just to get you started... Your dinky us...

    Well, just to get you started...

    Your dinky us gal weighs 8.3 lbs @ 100f.

    If the water can be heated to, say 100f,
    and heat could be recovered to 80f,

    each gal could supply
    8.3 x 20 =...
  33. I've found that a single professional reference...

    I've found that a single professional reference eg: one health district mgr to another,

    or inter-govt agencies,

    is worth more than this broad-net fishing.

    You'll be pulling in the deadbeats...
  34. Thread: I Ubered

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    Er, Mike19... without a location I get little...

    Er, Mike19... without a location I get little from this.

    But I'm guessing Goose bay, Labrador.
    Am I right?
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    With the reservoirs I've seen, an inch drop...

    With the reservoirs I've seen, an inch drop would be under a gallon.

    That could easily be evaporation of the water portion of whatever heat exchange liquid is used.

    If not, 15 to 40 gal should...
  36. And with the happy workers' clever improvements,...

    And with the happy workers' clever improvements,
    they will continue until Kim Jong Umm's future kids graduate!

    Wait- I think that he had his girlfriend iced.

    But, didn't she come bouncing...
  37. May be flying thru at a later date... How many...

    May be flying thru at a later date...

    How many likes for a tour of the furnace room?
  38. " 3 wire" that's the DTS/fan delay, right? ...

    " 3 wire" that's the DTS/fan delay, right?

    Breaking my rule of read before post, but if this freezer-cum-cooler has the Parigon 8145-20 clock, be sure to ck for a shorted termination...
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    I don't know, kk ... but someone's holding all...

    I don't know, kk ... but someone's holding all the aces, and it aint you.

    Seems all the risks are borne by you.


    "... 20% of parts profits..."

    Why not take the leap and strike out on your...
  40. Thread: IRBH

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    VTP99, since surviving a bear attack, everything...

    VTP99, since surviving a bear attack, everything else is pretty much a stroll in the woods!

    On-job errors covered by my techs were imbearassing.
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    HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

    Here's hoping fellow HVAC'ers south of the 49th have a great 4th of July.

    Also hoping Captain C's beer cans are suction line cold!
  42. Yes, way, way south on the bald prairie.

    Yes, way, way south on the bald prairie.
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    Use the correct capacitor to get the proper phase...

    Use the correct capacitor to get the proper phase shift for starting.

    The HS 210 is not for your 1/3hp comp either, I believe.
  44. Speaking of loss... there's a MUA up here...

    Speaking of loss... there's a MUA up here somewhere...

    glad this is way out of my area.
  45. Asian superior intelligence tackles Canadian weather

    "Very first thing you do is add two ft insulation to these sunken roofs".
  46. Thread: Flag terminals

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    Stak-ons are good for 90's, straights, gays, and...

    Stak-ons are good for 90's, straights, gays, and bad attitudes.
  47. Take some Slow-blow fuses with you. I notice...

    Take some Slow-blow fuses with you.

    I notice that you have 3 inductive loads that come on that ckt.
    Until the laminate core pulls in on a contactor, there's very reactance to the current flow.
    ...
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    So my taking sc reading at outlet of receiver...

    So my taking sc reading at outlet of receiver should give me results similar to torching, right?

    I think in our colder clime, rec is nowhere full at this sc reading.
  49. Thread: Stereo Systems

    by IRBH
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    Jamanaa, the push-pull ckt was the choice of the...

    Jamanaa, the push-pull ckt was the choice of the build it yourselfers... from punching the chassis up thru picking your tubes to selecting your bias curve points.

    But now, IRBH!
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    Thanks, Icemeister, got the info from your link....

    Thanks, Icemeister, got the info from your link.

    The key numbers from my model was 002,
    19.9Kbtu @ 20f, 29.9 @ 30f.

    That cleared up a double callback.

    Last fall, competion replaced a...
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