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    You can install a screen door sprayed with this...

    You can install a screen door sprayed with this stuff on the bottom of your boat and float around a lake with a beer. Thought I would add the MSDS sheet for this crap....
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    My email is in my profile. Email me and I will...

    My email is in my profile. Email me and I will set you up with the best York factory field rep in the country. Great friend of mine, we just live a state below you in, Utah. He will be more that...
  3. Here is a start...

    Here is a start
    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?525752-Trane-Screw

    Old thread so use it as reference, no need to rekindle it.

    Contact your local Trane dealer, they can probably set...
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    I will throw you a bone, a quick search of the...

    I will throw you a bone, a quick search of the internet came up with this:
    http://www.tranehk.com/prodcat/TCD/RT-SVX25C-EN_11012009.pdf

    Read, read, and read some more.
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    Question is why are the compressors tripping? 1)...

    Question is why are the compressors tripping?
    1) Tripping on a safety e.g., low pressure, high pressure, freeze-stat, current sensing, phase monitor?
    2) Tripping on an internal over load high...
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    P.S. you have PRO status, why not post in the PRO...

    P.S. you have PRO status, why not post in the PRO forum. I could attach the engineering, install, and other helpful information there and we could have all just gotten down to the nitty gritty in no...
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    It is our responsibility here to error on the...

    It is our responsibility here to error on the side of caution when someone posts in the public forums. It is impossible to distinguish the aptitude, experience, qualifications, and licensing of...
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    I think your over your head. This is a 40ton 4...

    I think your over your head. This is a 40ton 4 pipe system at 460v 3phase with a single power point......engineering shows 110A MAX. Depending on piping and controls, you have up to 4 stages of...
  9. Waste oil heater owners, is a great idea.

    Waste oil heater owners, is a great idea.
  10. I carry the JB Tank with me on my truck. Once it...

    I carry the JB Tank with me on my truck. Once it starts to get full, I empty it into a 5 gallon bucket in my garage. Locally around here it is a minimal fee of $4.00 at the land fill to drop it off....
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    Curious what Trane has to say. Probably going to...

    Curious what Trane has to say. Probably going to tell you to call your local Trane rep, and then you will try them and be deemed a heathen for having the audacity to think about servicing a...
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    What is the full model number (gonna be long)?...

    What is the full model number (gonna be long)? Can tell a lot from that.
  13. Thread: Rookies . . .

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    My little Leak-Lok find last week. Apparently...

    My little Leak-Lok find last week.

    Apparently it fixes gas leaks at a pilot's compression fittings, too:gah: Needless to say, probably clogged the pilot orifice. Pilot light was small, but the...
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    Yeah, I wish one did not have to, but on those...

    Yeah, I wish one did not have to, but on those big son-of-a-*****es when your running multi long sets of belts, after a good long run time them belts will get sloppy as they stretch and break in. So...
  15. Thread: Barber Coleman

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    You got mail.

    You got mail.
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    I think Robertshaw was using a 1000 ohm...

    I think Robertshaw was using a 1000 ohm potentiometer on theirs, while Honeywell was using a 500 ohm. The 500 ohm was used to max out heat at 90 and the 1000 ohm allowed upto 145. Been a long time...
  17. Thread: Barber Coleman

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    Good to know....old Robertshaw version of the...

    Good to know....old Robertshaw version of the Honeywell T7047C series.
  18. Thread: Barber Coleman

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    Could you do me a favor and draw out the...

    Could you do me a favor and draw out the terminals and the components. Hard to tell what is going on behind the potentiometer. Though I have never seen this particular controller, it appears nothing...
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    Hate those saddle valves! So against code. ...

    Hate those saddle valves! So against code.

    Water heater flue looks to have improper slope?
  20. Thread: Spreader bars

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    In earlier photo, the center points had not yet...

    In earlier photo, the center points had not yet been attached and tensioned. That will be the use of the chain hoist assembly you see there. Once there is slight tension on the outer points, we crank...
  21. Thread: Spreader bars

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    On some smaller rooftops the manufacture has...

    On some smaller rooftops the manufacture has wooden shipping dunnage along the top of the RTU. We will leave this on. This protects the unit from abrasive scratching and possible pinching and...
  22. Thread: Spreader bars

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    If for craning equipment as per manufacturer's...

    If for craning equipment as per manufacturer's guidelines, we do two things.

    1) Very large equipment, we work with the crane company prior to assure they bring the proper rigging.

    2) Basic RTU...
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    PHM...makes sense. I remember when I was tearing...

    PHM...makes sense. I remember when I was tearing down that unit, the husband gave me a $20 dollar bill to keep my mouth shut and write up the invoice very VAGUELY concerning the critter in the...
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    Big companies around here like to replace them...

    Big companies around here like to replace them every chance they get. Talked to one of their lead techs and was told that they are not allowed to clean them since it generates too many call backs?? ...
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    Laser alignment can be expensive, but if your in...

    Laser alignment can be expensive, but if your in the heavy commercial side of things, you need it. And once you use it, it is like most other tools, you wonder how you went so long without it.

    Do...
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    Yet to see anyone in any of the Discover Channel...

    Yet to see anyone in any of the Discover Channel Alaska shows say: "hey wait a minute, almost forgot to throw this on before I go out there. Camera man, may want to make sure your wearing yours."
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    Those Armstrong and AireFlo ignitors are on the...

    Those Armstrong and AireFlo ignitors are on the black list.
    Can add a few Coleman and Amana ignitors with the large ceramic base and gasket.

    Then you get into many of the mod-con boilers or...
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    Emerson/White Rodgers owns the patent for this...

    Emerson/White Rodgers owns the patent for this technology. Trane/AS will usually have printed on the board "Intell-Ignition" and Lennox will have "SureLight", in either case these boards utilize a...
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    Just about to say the same thing!! "This is...

    Just about to say the same thing!! "This is definitely an R407 system and DO NOT ASK ME AGAIN!"

    Seriously, I betcha somebody at sometime accidentally mixed flavors and that was an expensive fix,...
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    TB, think you, I, and a handful of guys here are...

    TB, think you, I, and a handful of guys here are the only few who understand that flame rectification is reliant on the equipment's "chasis" ground bonding and not the building's.

    Hope more guys...
  31. Thread: Fire dampers

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    I have come across, and recently installed, many...

    I have come across, and recently installed, many ceiling and floor diffusers that have a built in fire damper. All I have seen use some form of spring loaded damper held back by a thermal link. If an...
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    My neighbor is retired from the military as a...

    My neighbor is retired from the military as a electrician. He spent twenty plus years out in the remote military base of Dugway. The stories he tells me are amazing and put, AREA 51 to shame.
    He was...
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    What ever left-overs are stored in those trays,...

    What ever left-overs are stored in those trays, have been there for a while....yummy. And I guess they do not make very many pies.
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    COST: Cheap/Basic.....BigAss Fans...

    COST:

    Cheap/Basic.....BigAss Fans
    Manageable....Infrared/Radiant Tubing
    Astronomical....Cambridge Eng or similar equipment

    Put a bid together with a pricing tier and information on each...
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    I agree with large multi-belt drives and aligning...

    I agree with large multi-belt drives and aligning couplings. Small light commercial systems, with single belt a string or straight edge will suffice.
    On belt drive systems where the pulleys are...
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    I would have done the same as W.V. Rob. I think...

    I would have done the same as W.V. Rob. I think the term "condemn" was not meant to define the furnace, but the scenario. Too many quick to judge the use of the term in his post as what would be...
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    Might want to try a program that Gastite...

    Might want to try a program that Gastite introduced. Though it is mostly used to size CSST, it can be set to size black pipe, too. I used it a few times back in the residential days, but this was...
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    If all you stated is true, and all the limit...

    If all you stated is true, and all the limit switches are indeed OEM, then I would bring this to the attention of your distributor or your local Rheem/Ruud rep. Could this happen, sure, scary that...
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    When you say the limits failed, how did they...

    When you say the limits failed, how did they fail?
    Looking at four limits, the high limit, auxiliary limit in series and two roll-outs. I guess the roll-outs never tripped?
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    Check Valve

    Check Valve
  41. Thread: Question??

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    AMEN!

    AMEN!
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    I come across a lot of Rheem/Ruuds RTU out there...

    I come across a lot of Rheem/Ruuds RTU out there what was the model number??

    With the tubular heat exchangers, figure it from the late 80's in to the early 90's??
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    Clean the dust off, many times sticker is hidden....

    Clean the dust off, many times sticker is hidden. Worse case if the sticker is gone from the controls compartment. Hopefully the compressor (s) are original or changed out with OEM. Take the...
  44. Thread: Trane Voyager

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    15 minutes of gathering static readings would...

    15 minutes of gathering static readings would have pointed you towards the huge pressure drop across the filtration side of the unit, and saved you hours of head banging.
    In any case, happy that you...
  45. Thread: oil traps

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    Things have changed since the early piping days....

    Things have changed since the early piping days. Advent of R410a and other tweaks in efficiencies to get higher SEER ratings has really thrown many of the piping "rule of thumbs" out the window.
    ...
  46. Thread: Trane Voyager

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    We need actual temperature rise readings: Return...

    We need actual temperature rise readings: Return Air Temp and Supply Air Temp

    We need static readings. Take these systematically across the system. What is the TSP versus the blower charts, static...
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    I think your dealing with either a board issue or...

    I think your dealing with either a board issue or something causing the pressure switch to drop the valve out. The collector box was an issue on particular series. But you are looking for yellow...
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    "T" your manometer in with the pressure switch...

    "T" your manometer in with the pressure switch and watch that reading while the unit is running. Compare your readings to that listed on the pressure switch. You stated you jumped it out, but not...
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    I know it sounds like the end of the world, but...

    I know it sounds like the end of the world, but probably going to need to face the music and get it done properly. I know it is not what you wish to here, but your not going to get the noise...
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    I do not think so. A month ago I had some York...

    I do not think so. A month ago I had some York Sunlines with bad modules. Picked up two modules from the distributor and one was DOA. Took it back, at least the York distributor doesn't question me...
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