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    Military without a doubt. The Military schools...

    Military without a doubt.
    The Military schools teach troubleshooting.
    Former military generally mature, motivated, and in good physical condition.

    Just have to remember to teach them about run...
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    Well, here in Gator Country we're looking forward...

    Well, here in Gator Country we're looking forward to the season.
    Beat Buckeyes for national championship. check
    Beat Sooners for national championship. check

    Who wants to try this year? :p
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    Bubbalous in Altamonte Springs too. They aren't...

    Bubbalous in Altamonte Springs too. They aren't great but they are the best we have around here.
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    He hit the nail on the head. Pretty darn good for...

    He hit the nail on the head. Pretty darn good for a little feller who wears cheekmuffs. :D
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    There. All your questions answered. :)

    There. All your questions answered. :)
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    Well the only problem I see here is if some fool...

    Well the only problem I see here is if some fool turns the dadblamed thing on.

    Other than that it looks like a fine display model.
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    The manuf. installation instructions will spell...

    The manuf. installation instructions will spell out what is approved for use including the ASTM number stamped on the side of the pipe.
  8. Yes you can calculate the suction line pressure...

    Yes you can calculate the suction line pressure drop. A good reference is the Trane Refrigeration Manual.

    Is it helpful for the task you've described? Not one bit.
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    Not when you pull the service panel off and turn...

    Not when you pull the service panel off and turn around to see one coiled up in side. :eek:
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    Confidential settlement.

    Confidential settlement.
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    No I would not by a new chevy. If I found a good...

    No I would not by a new chevy. If I found a good deal on a used one however. ;)
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    If the air handler is in the garage they'll...

    If the air handler is in the garage they'll probably sue the builder and a/c contractor.

    From the archives:
    Sun-Sentinel
    May 27, 1995
    Edition: PALM BEACH
    Section: LOCAL
    Page: 1B

    The...
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    I wish they would learn. Emergency service hours...

    I wish they would learn. Emergency service hours are for.....

    Drum roll please....

    Emergencies!:rolleyes:
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    SOS Never again.

    SOS Never again.
  15. Thread: On Topic.

    by ACworks
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    STEP AWAY FROM THE THERMOSTAT. Stand down and...

    STEP AWAY FROM THE THERMOSTAT. Stand down and wait for the doctor.
  16. If you can remember the '60s, you weren't there....

    If you can remember the '60s, you weren't there.

    or something like that. :)
  17. :confused:

    :confused:
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    Utopian Dreams

    Translated - Shaddup and get to work! :rolleyes:
  19. Actually that picture ===> :mad: Was a darn good...

    Actually that picture ===> :mad: Was a darn good likeness of me when I posted that.

    Sorry Dave.
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    Well, I've been right where I was. :)

    Well, I've been right where I was. :)
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    Electrical Troubleshooting 101

    The best way to troubleshoot is to work your way to the problem.
    1. Breaker trips with everything connected.
    2. Doesn't trip with R disconnected.
    3. The overcurrent problem is further down the...
  22. Shhhhhhhh..........

    Shhhhhhhh..........
  23. I wouldn't mess with the stuff if it were legal....

    I wouldn't mess with the stuff if it were legal. That said, I have a real problem with the gov't harassing, jailing, stealing assets, and wounding maiming and killing citizens who would have their...
  24. Thread: On Topic.

    by ACworks
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    My avatar is a fictional character. It's not me.

    My avatar is a fictional character. It's not me.
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    It's what busy techs use to blow out drain lines...

    It's what busy techs use to blow out drain lines and inflate flat tires on the service truck. Gotta run dispatch is hollerin.
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    That's the way the boss said he wanted it done....

    That's the way the boss said he wanted it done. You know it is impossible to argue with the stubborn ole cuss. :p
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    If this were my coil, I might repair it myself...

    If this were my coil, I might repair it myself just to see what the long term results were.

    For a customer it's a new coil or new air handler.
    Why?
    Because Murphys law says the thing is gonna...
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    Worst storm I was ever in was on a fast frigate...

    Worst storm I was ever in was on a fast frigate during exercises in the North Atlantic. We were supposed to have liberty in Halifax afterwards but ship had so much damage we had to make for the...
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    In America who could even consider such a thing...

    In America who could even consider such a thing as banning guns.


    Oh yeah, I'll bet crooks would love it.
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    That hasn't been my experience.

    That hasn't been my experience.
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    No Way

    I'm glad I can't top that one! :eek:
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    Sheesh. I hope ya'll don't get together much! :D

    Sheesh. I hope ya'll don't get together much! :D
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    Ribeye without a doubt Around here Sams has...

    Ribeye without a doubt

    Around here Sams has the best.
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    That is so true. With all the kids I have, I...

    That is so true.

    With all the kids I have, I could never afford to turn down O/T :D
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    One time famous architect (now senile) and wife...

    One time famous architect (now senile) and wife (also senile) living at home with round the clock nurses. Agitated son meets me at the house. Parents are coming to blows over who gets to control...
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    Nothing to do but start over.

    Nothing to do but start over.
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    He's in Florida. I'm suprised the guy has any...

    He's in Florida. I'm suprised the guy has any insurance at all. Actually he probably doesn't. Oh he may have had an insurance card, bought and canceled the same day. That is the norm here anyway.
    ...
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    He hasn't reported superheat. With high superheat...

    He hasn't reported superheat. With high superheat he wouldn't have a 22 - 25degree coil. If he had that temp. and correct superheat the coil would probably be frozen over about now.

    Of course I'm...
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    Introducing..umm...me

    ACworks here. I lurked for awhile back when this site started but got busy blah blah blah. Been lurking again and some may have noticed I stepped out of the shadows recently.

    Work Progression:...
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    Excess oil could have been added by a previous...

    Excess oil could have been added by a previous tech at any time.

    I would sort it out like this:
    What you know - Charge is correct, clean drier, no air in system, coil is clear. I assume the...
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    Okay, lets see if I got this so far. As soon...

    Okay, lets see if I got this so far.

    As soon as the check clears an amazing peep show of Marilyn Chambers will be open behind the green doors.

    Any other hints? :p
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    100?

    This dang thread is gonna break 100. I hope I can create a 100 post thread one day.


    Oh yeah, almost forgot to leave my 2 cents on this dang thread.

    Snip Snip Snip (removed two paragraphs for...
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    ROFL

    :eek: Does this mean I'm stuck on 13 forever? How can this be?



    You da man amd :)
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    Yes, I hope so. I sure am curious about what's...

    Yes, I hope so. I sure am curious about what's happening behind all those doors marked private. :D
  45. Thread: Tool Insurance

    by ACworks
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    Smart decision by the boss.

    Smart decision by the boss.
  46. Thread: Tool Insurance

    by ACworks
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    Owners experience

    I had what I thought was a good policy, if it breaks on the job the company paid to replace it. Turned out it had several problems.
    1. Some are a lot harder on tools than others.
    2. Some buy crappy...
  47. If you clean it in place you don't just have to...

    If you clean it in place you don't just have to worry about the hose/water inside, also watch out for the dirty water that runs down the outside wall.

    Learned about that after I had to rent a...
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    To work for someone else in Fl. the only license...

    To work for someone else in Fl. the only license required is EPA certification.

    In some areas you may need a journeymans card to run an installation job. Since this is not a statewide requirement...
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    I don't want to appear superstitious

    However.
    I'm just not comfortable going to sleep with that "13" hanging over my head.
    but...
    This should fix it.
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    I had this same problem over 25 years ago. I...

    I had this same problem over 25 years ago. I found a service job at another company and took it. The following year the owner retired and I was hired back at the previous company as a service tech....
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