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    Well as far as I know, in most residential...

    Well as far as I know, in most residential installations they don't require it anymore but in commercial some manufacturers will in certain situations. I had to install two on a lineset once for a...
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    Yeah I don't know exactly how big they go in...

    Yeah I don't know exactly how big they go in split design but I've worked on a Carrier 20ton split before. The 6ton is 3-phase and needs 1 1/8" suction and has the same cabinet design as the...
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    Well sorry to hear that. You might have a hard...

    Well sorry to hear that. You might have a hard time getting all of your money back out of it. If it were me I would go around to some of your local A/C shops that advertise that they do commercial...
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    Inside look at Google

    I don't know if any of you guys have seen this but I thought it was interesting. It"s an inside look at one of their server farms located in Oregon including the cooling system, although they didn't...
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    OK thanks for the info.

    OK thanks for the info.
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    Yeah i guess i shoulda looked at the date stamps...

    Yeah i guess i shoulda looked at the date stamps of the thread a little closer.;) Thanks

    BTW, do you have any gear for sale?
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    Do you still have the Yel jacket evac kit and is...

    Do you still have the Yel jacket evac kit and is the price the same? Will you ship this to Orlando, Fla?
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    Yeah and pretty much everthing else used in the...

    Yeah and pretty much everthing else used in the construction of the house too.

    NBeener, google the words "formicary corrosion". It is a proven fact that these things can cause microscopic pits/...
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    ROTFLMAO!!!!!

    ROTFLMAO!!!!!
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    Sometimes for fun I wear tennis socks with the...

    Sometimes for fun I wear tennis socks with the little cotton balls on the back while i'm on the job. Does that make me gay too? :D
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    I told ya he didn't seem all there. First tipoff...

    I told ya he didn't seem all there. First tipoff was all of his vids has him in the leatherface mask b*tchin' abou something.:D I think the weird search tags are so he can try to get more views on...
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    You should look at his vid on how he was pissed...

    You should look at his vid on how he was pissed off that " to catch a predator " was cancelled. I think this guy is a little loose in the head.
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    yeah i've seen that show before one time. It is...

    yeah i've seen that show before one time. It is cool how they an make something like that. I betcha that the raw metal is a little thicker than the finished product to allow for the stretch when it's...
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    Yeah I didn't think of copper. It would be cool...

    Yeah I didn't think of copper. It would be cool if you could keep it shiny.

    I was looking in the metal pattern book and on page 356 it has a pattern for a " sand sprinkler" which I guess was used...
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    Yeah the oval trash can would be cool to have if...

    Yeah the oval trash can would be cool to have if you were the one who did it. Even better if you could pull it off in polished stainless with no flaws. :D When I was in high school I think one of the...
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    Damn thats cool. Whats the copyright date on it,...

    Damn thats cool. Whats the copyright date on it, 50's or 60's? Kinda looks like one of the illustrations in my book of a chiller running on ammonia or lithium bromide. cool stuff. I've wanted to play...
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    LoL!! Got a pic of it? I bet it has a leather...

    LoL!! Got a pic of it? I bet it has a leather cover like these books do. Maybe it it has a pic of carriers first centrifugal chiller as the " new model ". :D
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    Hey doc wouldn't it be the throat height as your...

    Hey doc wouldn't it be the throat height as your radius of a circle and calc the circumference and divide by 4 plus the allowances for the seams and slip/ drives? I'm not a metal guy but if I had to...
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    Yep thats a good one although I don't understand...

    Yep thats a good one although I don't understand much of it ( since i'm not much of a metal guy ) I enjoy reading and seeing how it was done back then.

    Here are the trade related books I have:
    ...
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    OOPS sorry payson. Like I said I haven't been in...

    OOPS sorry payson. Like I said I haven't been in here in awhile and I don't go to any of the " other " sites so i didn't know. He's got some cool vids posted on the tube though. Some of it reminds me...
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    Yeah apparently the guy is kinda busy blowing up...

    Yeah apparently the guy is kinda busy blowing up other stuff too like microwave ovens and such. Look in the sidebar for related vids and he is the main poster for that kinda stuff. It is kinda scary...
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    Air bags can ........

    kill a fridge. :D

    I don't know if this has been posted here before since I haven't been in the gen area in awhile but I thought this was cool. This guy sets off an air bag from a saturn in the...
  23. Nope. I told the office about it so they could...

    Nope. I told the office about it so they could pass the info along to our rep at Trane. We will only mess with that repair if the customer complains about it, which has only happened once that i know...
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    Ridgid makes a nice swagging tool. I think it's...

    Ridgid makes a nice swagging tool. I think it's model# S1 or S2. It has a spreading die that is similar to the ones that the muffler shops use to bell out exhaust pipe. It has 4 to 6 " pie segments "...
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    I have a Kodak c613 camera that I use from time...

    I have a Kodak c613 camera that I use from time to time in the field. 6.2 megapixels seems to be enough for me. I have used it to snap dataplate info of repaired units before leaving the roof. It...
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    I just figured that the ice would have to be more...

    I just figured that the ice would have to be more than an inch to hold up to the abuse of hockey and such.

    We haven't gotten any more vandalism calls lately but I do have a jewel to show you. :D
    ...
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    Yeah before I left I reattached the lock like it...

    Yeah before I left I reattached the lock like it was. There was an employee waiting for me to get done so he could get a temporary cage built around it out of 4x4's and expanded metal. They plan on...
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    I thought the ice was thicker than an inch. The...

    I thought the ice was thicker than an inch. The Magic are supposed to be getting another arena to play out of since they have outgrown the old one you speak of. I don't know if they are going to...
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    So I guess with that logic I should from now on...

    So I guess with that logic I should from now on do the sh*ttiest work possible so the methheads will stay away.:rolleyes:

    Truthfully I really don't care if they stole all five of them since it...
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    EA or NRG. :D I thought they were located in...

    EA or NRG. :D I thought they were located in apopka. At least the last time I went through there on 441 it was.

    I don't think they care if you say who you work for here. Some companies wouldn't...
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    Signature move. I like that. :D I figured it...

    Signature move. I like that. :D I figured it makes it look cleaner to do sweep offsets than to use fittings. Besides, trying to get two or more 3/8 90's or 45's to behave long enough to braze them...
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    Thanks for the kind words. I try to do this kind...

    Thanks for the kind words. I try to do this kind of work on a regular basis if time allows. Unfortunately some jobs don't have as much time as others. We already installed the replacements and it...
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    Nope. The new ones went right where the old ones...

    Nope. The new ones went right where the old ones were parked but now they ( the GC ) have a security detail on property now until the owners take possession of the property. They can't park them on...
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    It is near downtown Orlando right near the corner...

    It is near downtown Orlando right near the corner of Rio Grande Ave and Michigan St. If you were standing on Rio Grande and looked north you could see the Citrus Bowl where the Florida Classic and...
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    Not that i'm aware of. The GC has hired security...

    Not that i'm aware of. The GC has hired security to keep it from happening again but after they take possesion of the store it's their game. I wonder how many will disappear the next time.

    I'm...
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    Reeper are you talking about this: ...

    Reeper are you talking about this:


    http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/1768/picture1043ui1.jpg

    I think I figured that out on my own a long time ago. It makes sense to me instead of using...
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    Update........

    Well it looks like the thieves were at it again. They stripped out two of the five units ( the one I was in the middle of juicing up in the pics and the one next to it ) last week. We set the new...
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    Nope it's actually the end off of a extension...

    Nope it's actually the end off of a extension cord that was cut off that I found a few years ago. I just found some large gator clips and hooked it up. Best part of my cheater cord is the end is from...
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    Yep here's the link to the thread in the WOP. I...

    Yep here's the link to the thread in the WOP. I think it turned out OK. :)


    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?p=1858414#post1858414
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    Ghetto gold aftermath part 2

    For those of you who might be curious, here's a link and a pic from the original thread in the WOS:

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=169095

    ...
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    Damn that's gotta suck. To accidently set of the...

    Damn that's gotta suck. To accidently set of the hood ansul. <--- :eek: Howd'Ya'SplainDatOne? :D
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    Yeah I was shocked to find it like that...

    Yeah I was shocked to find it like that especailly since I had just checked out the day before. We will do an exact replacement. It was a Trane XR13, 4ton, straight cool. It should happen next week...
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    Yep. Actually the CU's are relatively quiet...

    Yep.

    Actually the CU's are relatively quiet considering they dont have any noise blankets in them. They aren't super quiet, just not real big rattlecans. The air handlers are a bit noisy though,...
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    That's a new one. HA HA! ninja dust. You crack...

    That's a new one. HA HA! ninja dust. You crack me up man.

    I think that the 417, 422a and d are low/med temp juice. The 417a is supposed to be a drop-in for 22 in process cooling or refer boxes.
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    Yeah the 1st day I got on the job I asked the GC...

    Yeah the 1st day I got on the job I asked the GC when he was going to put the cage in so I could time out the CU install and he looked confused for a sec. I told him it is foolish to leave this stuff...
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    Man when did the seminole high hit happen? I...

    Man when did the seminole high hit happen? I don't remember hearing about it. It takes some serious balls and manpower to do a job like that. How did they gain access to the roof? The only good thing...
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    I agree but I can't seem to skimp on the way I...

    I agree but I can't seem to skimp on the way I install stuff unless it was a really cheap budget job and I was told by the boss to slamdunk it, which this wasn't. When I met the inspector for the...
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    Yeah it sounds like she was really saying " no...

    Yeah it sounds like she was really saying " no service techs ". She probably wanted to say all of that stuff initially but knew you would tell her to EFF off so she slowly kept asking for favors. I...
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    thanks turbo. The electrical was done by some...

    thanks turbo. The electrical was done by some union sparkies that were helping out the sparkies on this job although the original electricians probably would've done similar work. I also think the...
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    The owner will be constucting a cage and...

    The owner will be constucting a cage and redheading it to the wall before I even start to replace the unit so this shouldn't be a problem again. As far as the lineset goes, I think the only tool...
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