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Thanks! I'll keep that in mind.

Thanks! I'll keep that in mind.

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I've never seen this formula before. Could you...

I've never seen this formula before. Could you explain the rationale for it?
3. Thread: Test results for 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 vacuum hoses

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X2 simple math will tell you that. Cylinder...

X2 simple math will tell you that.
Cylinder volume = pi * r^2 * height

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I didn't see it in any pictures, but was the...

I didn't see it in any pictures, but was the float switch wired in correctly?

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My 410a gages have ball valve, but my 22 set is low loss. I like both.
I too was under the impression that some kind of low loss hoses were required for service to lessen loss. Loosing all that...

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Restriction at the distributor would be my guess....

Restriction at the distributor would be my guess. Definitely a restriction though if it's freezing at that point.
7. Thread: 22/410a multipoupose gaues lol

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I have two sets, one for 22 and another for 410a....

I have two sets, one for 22 and another for 410a. That way I know I won't mix refrigerants.

One thing an instructor told me about purging though is that if you purge and connect, the air in your...
8. Thread: how do you charge a txv system . hmmmm

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When I used to take music lessons, my teacher...

When I used to take music lessons, my teacher would always say, "Practice doesn't make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect." Meaning if you do something wrong repetitively, you'll keep doing it...

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If you're using a SH calculator, you need outdoor...

If you're using a SH calculator, you need outdoor ambient and indoor wet bulb to properly charge via SH. Your target might be 10 in 90 degree weather, but might only be 6 if it's 70 outside and dry...

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He's talking about doing PMs on units, not...

He's talking about doing PMs on units, not running ac for cooling comfort.

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Frosted Coil

I'd say outdoor temp. Forty-five degrees outside is in no way a good indicator of cooling. If anything, your saturation temp was around 70 outside, so having such a low temp there would surely have...
12. Thread: Oversized unit air dump?

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If the outdoor is also 2.5, you could run into...

If the outdoor is also 2.5, you could run into problems just changing the AH. Too much refer in the evaporator. The EPR and HGBP would help mimic the proper BTU rating.

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I'd use the piston that came with the condenser....

I'd use the piston that came with the condenser. Even on new installs the evaporator piston doesn't match what came with the condenser all the time.
14. Thread: Dating a trane by serial number?

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http://www.buildingcenter.org/trane Might be...

http://www.buildingcenter.org/trane

Might be helpful, but I couldn't find a similar serial example.

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What's the btu rating on the AC?

What's the btu rating on the AC?

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X2. Charging by sight glass can get you in...

X2. Charging by sight glass can get you in trouble. Stick with SH/SC charging.
17. Thread: hi guys need alittle help

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Hmm, only two posts too. Smells like... DIY.

Hmm, only two posts too. Smells like... DIY.
18. Thread: How to explain a run cap to a customer in simplest way possible?

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I disagree. Like others, I say it helps the motor...

I disagree. Like others, I say it helps the motor run efficiently and that it puts the electricity in better phase alignment in addition to the boost it provides to the motor.

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If the reversing valve is energized in cooling,...

If the reversing valve is energized in cooling, you should get 24v from O to common or 0v from R to O. The AH provides the 24v for the outdoor unit to run after all.
20. Thread: Old Sears AC unit

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H310 in serial means it was made 10th week of...

H310 in serial means it was made 10th week of 1983. So it's about to turn 31!
21. Thread: RHC -tst 550 CMMS thermostat

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Any wet bulb measurements?

Any wet bulb measurements?

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What generation control is it? I was with another...

What generation control is it? I was with another tech and we had a first gen give us a bunch of error codes but the furnace worked perfectly when doing the test mode.
24. Thread: Heat pump works in cooling mode but not in heating mode

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X2 Check the install parameters. If it's set up...

X2 Check the install parameters. If it's set up for conventional it and you have a heat pump, ain't gonna work!
25. Thread: replacing heat exchanger on bryant

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X3 I see his name a generally skip over the post...

X3
I see his name a generally skip over the post xD
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