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    Due diligence is the key. I don't care what the...

    Due diligence is the key. I don't care what the company policy says or what my boss says if the unit has a cracked heat exchanger I shut down the gas to the turn the gas valve to the off position. I...
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    Engineered Air DJ-40-O Pre purge problem

    So I've been working on an Eng Air DJ-40-O Roof top unit. Service call started a week ago with no heat. I arrived onsite to find the combustion blow very loud and flashing prepurge problem. Went...
  3. Thread: Boots

    by b-roq
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    KEEN !!! I'm a 300lbs guy working in Canada with...

    KEEN !!! I'm a 300lbs guy working in Canada with good winters and hot summers and they are the only boots to have lasted me one full year. Redwings, Timberlands, Terra all 6-8 months.... Very...
  4. Something definitely is off. 10f subcool and 10...

    Something definitely is off. 10f subcool and 10 superheat when ambint was 80, discharge was 180 which means that the saturated liquid temp is 95f. normally youd want to see on an 80f ambient day at...
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    i would love to help! however your lack of...

    i would love to help! however your lack of punctuation and lack of information hinders me. Delta T accross both coils, high and low side pressures, superheat and subcoolig are all basic assets when...
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    ignition Kit... When I encouter that I replace...

    ignition Kit... When I encouter that I replace the ignition board, ignitor and flame sensor. I'd pull the burner tray out and clean the surface with grit paper. given that they are old they are...
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    Gas valve.... dont think those rtu's have slow...

    Gas valve.... dont think those rtu's have slow opening gas valves but could have crap in the gas valve. I'd replace.
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    the few that i have done i have always cut the...

    the few that i have done i have always cut the shaft removed the blower, shaft and bearings. it may be heavy on the part side however it does save the customer on the labor side.
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    I used only large tube cutters with the pvc wheel...

    I used only large tube cutters with the pvc wheel installed. cuts perfect everytime.
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    So after reading through the various suggestions,...

    So after reading through the various suggestions, I went to a local tactical shop and bought the Jet Beam PA20. i dig the fact it takes 2 AA, 240 lumens is more than enough, and the clip that comes...
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    What Flashlight is everyone using

    The flashlifht is one of the most important tool I have. I am naked without it. Which one does everyone use?
  12. Thread: Which tool

    by b-roq
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    I use these ones... less to carry.....

    I use these ones... less to carry..
    http://www.gearwrench.com/catalog/wrenches/ratcheting/quadbox/
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    Thanks for all your comments. Starting tomorrow...

    Thanks for all your comments. Starting tomorrow am, I am going to have work load chat with my service manager. Also bought an agenda/ notebook i am going to start usng to keep track of pm's and...
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    How do you organize yourself?

    Been a commercial tech for 3 years now and as I get into bigger building systems and move away from the small 5 -15 ton Roof top units I am wondering how other tech organize and keep track of open...
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    you can get really creative with the motor and...

    you can get really creative with the motor and potentiometer, and hook it up to a small slip ac system and show the effect of varrying the motor speed and its effects on the refrigeration system.
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    Delta T across the condenser and evap. The...

    Delta T across the condenser and evap. The condenser delta t will let you know if the condenser is plugged or not. The delta T across the evap will tell you the same but may also highlite other...
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    I bought the veto pro pac MB for the sensors and...

    I bought the veto pro pac MB for the sensors and other small ref tools. as for a case, not needed. I do keep the gauges in the front of my truck for all other techs to see and be jealous of (and it...
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    Armstrong Seal Bearing problems

    Hey all, wondering if anyone else has experience Armstrong seal bearing premature failures? I've had a few problems recently with a few of my buildings with seal bearings lasting only 6 months max....
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    If its on a lennox it could be a relief valve....

    If its on a lennox it could be a relief valve. I've seen them leak quite often. I cut them out and install high a low pressure controls as a saftey.
  20. Thread: Pool heaters

    by b-roq
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    Larger has never really hurt anything. Most pool...

    Larger has never really hurt anything. Most pool heaters are so inefficent that the short run time wont hurt. 8 - 10 years is typical life span. I like the Hayward product, havn't worked on much...
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    Never liked UEI anything I love my TPI 625...

    Never liked UEI anything I love my TPI 625 manometer.
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    From all the differant evacuation set ups i've...

    From all the differant evacuation set ups i've tried this seems to work the best for me.

    http://yellowjacket.com/product/690

    I have 2 sets of the series 41 manifold and the Digi Cool AK900
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    I do everything with a set of 2 18" rigid...

    I do everything with a set of 2 18" rigid aluminum pipe wrenches, and one 12" and one 18" set of Knipex wrenches. Knipex are always in my tool pouch and get me out of having to run to the truck, the...
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    Trane sells a great manual to aid you in all your...

    Trane sells a great manual to aid you in all your Trane troubleshooting.
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    I have always gone 15 lbs for 15 minutes. Code in...

    I have always gone 15 lbs for 15 minutes. Code in Canda. Soap and dial after that has passed.
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    So a week later heres what has happened. I...

    So a week later heres what has happened. I cleaned, cleaned, cleaned, and cleaned it again. Put it back together and strted to pray it would work properly. It harvested good ice and cubes. Called the...
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    I also got mine today. I have spoken to a few...

    I also got mine today. I have spoken to a few wholesalers whohave said that Digi cool doesnt given enought of a dicount to consider carrying them. I love the story of digi cool and have no issues...
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    Are the two running off differant compressors or...

    Are the two running off differant compressors or a single compressor?
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    Scottsman Ice Machine

    I just got home from working on a Scottsman Ice Machine Model # CME 1356RS-32D When I arrive all 5 evap panels were frozen solid with ice build up panel to panel. After putting the unit into harvest...
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    Honeywell pro 6000 or 8000...

    Honeywell pro 6000 or 8000...
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    I'd start with a burner display module to find...

    I'd start with a burner display module to find where in the sequence it is failing. Without that you need to go through ever saftey check. start with basics. Incoming gas pres, manifold, flame...
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    Just purchased the Digi-cool today! I love the...

    Just purchased the Digi-cool today! I love the durability that they advertied. If your truck can look anything like mine can at times that is an important factor. The testo seemed to platic for me,...
  33. Thread: fluke 116

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    WayneCatt, make sure the sound is turned on....

    WayneCatt, make sure the sound is turned on. There is a function that allows ou o turn the sound on an off, look into that if it is still a problem Fluke is really good about repairs.

    I have a...
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    Bought the fluke 220, was more expnsive than the...

    Bought the fluke 220, was more expnsive than the testo but at the time trust the fluke name over testo. May start considering testo for future purchases.
  35. Thread: Multitool

    by b-roq
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    I carry the lenox multi bit screwdriver and the...

    I carry the lenox multi bit screwdriver and the lenox folding razor blade knife. They can normally make due for anything i forgot. If i need anything more I will go to the truck and get my tool...
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    I have the cheaper fulke one. Paid about 120$ for...

    I have the cheaper fulke one. Paid about 120$ for it. I had the UEI scout 2 for a few months and after having it sent back three times to get it working properly finally gave up and gave it to a...
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    Simply shut the system down and call the...

    Simply shut the system down and call the authoridty having juridiction (gas utility) The gas utility may have something else to say about it over a building inspector.
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    Been in the trde 7 years and have never heard of...

    Been in the trde 7 years and have never heard of Digi cool. from all the researxh ive done the seem like a great product designed for life in the hvac field. All of the whosalers i deal with sell the...
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