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    Sorry I have been advised that I lack the proper...

    Sorry I have been advised that I lack the proper credentials to assist any further at this point

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    Anymore info forthcoming? Gas pressure? Flapper...

    Anymore info forthcoming?
    Gas pressure?
    Flapper condition?
    Butterfly valve position?
    Hi fire combustion setting shown on the display?

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    If the unit was under contract for...

    If the unit was under contract for repairs/replacement, you need to have a "one on one" talk with the maintenance guy who just tried to barbecue you.
    If you applied the lockout to warn others of...
  4. Thread: Fred

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    Fred, Here is the formula. Height of chimney X...

    Fred,
    Here is the formula.
    Height of chimney X n% = max length of c vent

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  5. Is the rumble just on startup? Does it smooth out...

    Is the rumble just on startup? Does it smooth out after settling into the main flame run period?
    If its is just on light off of the main flame, I would watch the intial lightoff manifold pressures...
  6. Thread: Fred

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    0 feet if your dumping into a chimney Sent...

    0 feet if your
    dumping into a chimney

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    All good HVAC techs do good electrical. Not many...

    All good HVAC techs do good electrical.
    Not many electricians do good HVAC.
    Pick a lane and stay in it.

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    Before i get into all the issues being brought...

    Before i get into all the issues being brought up, a little clarity on the 30 ton change out and the non condenseables statement. Are there multiple circuits or was the compressor changed out without...
  9. If i understood your CA numbers, you stated you...

    If i understood your CA numbers, you stated you had co present. Your rumble is the flame pulsing from a lack of enough air for proper combustion, hence the co also being present. What was the wc for...
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    I joined over 20 years ago when I was fairly new...

    I joined over 20 years ago when I was fairly new to the trade. Allowed my membership lapse after a year or so.
    Just rejoined last month and the first chapter meeting is coming up Sept 11. Looking...
  11. Worked on some old Trane units with 3 to 6 fans...

    Worked on some old Trane units with 3 to 6 fans and at least 1 fan would start with the compressor, the rest would cycle on and off based on condenser pressures

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  12. What was temperature of the actual oil return...

    What was temperature of the actual oil return line? Where does it terminate? At the top or bottom of the suction loop.
  13. Thread: just asking.

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    Check out local government jobs. I hire...

    Check out local government jobs. I hire ex-offenders who have kept clean after doing their time. It usually works out more than not.

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    If i was in a pinch, i would try a broken ceramic...

    If i was in a pinch, i would try a broken ceramic igniter to get through the day and order up a replacement or salvage a used one.

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  15. Thread: hoses

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    In my experience the black hoses are heavy duty...

    In my experience the black hoses are heavy duty and for deeper vacuum.

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  16. Sticky: I just renewed my RSES membership that I let...

    I just renewed my RSES membership that I let lapse over 20 years ago. It will be interesting to see some of the guys running it, who were some of my instructors back when i was in trade school.
    ...
  17. Sticky: My bad. You are correct it was an AOP forum. ...

    My bad. You are correct it was an AOP forum.

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  18. Sticky: Well I just got my first spanking for replying to...

    Well I just got my first spanking for replying to a pro forum. I tend to subscribe to threads that are of interest to me and on impulse added my 2 cents and got deleted shortly after.

    Sent from my...
  19. This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro members that have been vetted by the AOPC may post advise, commentary, or ask questions of the OP here.

    You can find the rules for posting and...
  20. Sticky: First time the copper thieves got on the roof...

    First time the copper thieves got on the roof they completely stripped out the Trane and damaged the Petras. We had the Petras repaired and was waiting for a new Trane when they hit the Petras again...
  21. Sticky: We are having a rash of copper thefts lately. The...

    We are having a rash of copper thefts lately. The miscreants are getting up on a two story roof to strip out the heavy pipe and distributor bundles. Second time this month. Now I am looking into...
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    We are currently constructing some new municipal...

    We are currently constructing some new municipal buildings. As part of the design review process we are asking for LEED Gold. The basis of design for our HVAC units has included digital scrolls and...
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    Wow I just read through 6 pages to make sure my...

    Wow I just read through 6 pages to make sure my comment would not be redundant and the OP fixed it with my soon to be proposed suggestion on the 6th page. Which would have been
    "get to remaking all...
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    A very simple formula. Service tech + crazy...

    A very simple formula.
    Service tech + crazy hours = stre$$
    In-house maintenance + steady schedule = happy wife

    When i got out of trade school I asked my wife if she wanted a big paycheck or me...
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    Wrapping some copper wire around the spot to be...

    Wrapping some copper wire around the spot to be repaired has produced the most success in my experience.

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